Privacy Policy

My Privacy Policy

It is the policy of Kathleen McKee, Author, to respect your privacy regarding any information I may collect from you or which you may provide to me, in the circumstances set out below. Accordingly, I have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how I collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).

This policy has been in effect since I began my newsletter in 2016. If I add additional services in the future, such as selling merchandise from my website, I will update the policy accordingly. You may review the policy on my website at


Type of Personal Data Collected:

When you sign-up to receive free content, including ebooks and giveaways, I collect your email address, first name, and last name. This allows me to send you a link to the free offer and include you as a recipient of my newsletter.

My current free ebook is hosted by Story Origin for easy and guided access to readers who request it by providing their email address, first name, and last name. is a password-protected and secure website that provides marketing tools to its author subscribers.

In exchange for that free book, you agree to receive my newsletter, although you may unsubscribe at any time. Your personal data is stored on a password-protected and secure email management system (

If you should win a signed paperback, I would need your physical address in order to mail it to you. I shred your personal data after I take the item to the post office.

I do not use cookies on my website, which is currently hosted by WordPress (


Sharing of your personal data:

I take your privacy seriously and will not share your personal data with other individuals.

I do market on social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and may create lead generation ads to collect your email address, first name, and last name for the purpose of joining my newsletter. Any third parties who are providing services or functions on my behalf have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place.


Retention periods for use of your personal data:

I use and store personal data only for as long as necessary, and permanently delete any names and email addresses of those who have unsubscribed or have shown no interest in receiving my newsletter.


My services are aimed at adults, and I do not knowingly collect any personal data relating to children.


Access to and control over your personal data:

You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your personal data.

You can take the following actions at any time by contacting me via email at

  • ask me to change/correct your personal data; or
  • ask me to delete your personal data.

By unsubscribing via the link provided at the bottom of any newsletter I send, I will manually delete your name and email address from the Mailchimp server. I do not maintain your personal data in my files.


To contact Me:

Kathleen McKee, Author:

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.