Privacy policy

I am a registered sole trader operating as Annie Deakins –  Proofnow Proofreader.

I am compliant with data protection law (GDPR). Any details I have for you will not be passed on or used without your consent.

This policy describes how I protect and make use of the information you give me. If you are asked to provide information, it will only be used in ways stated in this policy.

This privacy policy was last updated on 23rd May 2018.

I will only collect basic details for you such as: name, email address, postal address, information pertinent to your enquiry (e.g. word count, nature of project).

I will use this information about you in order to: respond to your requests for information (e.g. my availability or a quote for proofreading services); allow me to contact you while an proofreading project is ongoing.

The data I collect is used as follows:

  • For my internal accounting processes (e.g. so I can invoice you) and so that I am compliant with my tax authority (HMRC) should it request an audit.
  • To contact you in response to your enquiry, quote or booking.
  • To record your agreement to the terms and conditions of my proofreading services.

I will never use this data for marketing or promotion purposes without getting your permission in writing first (e.g. to publish your testimonial on my website).

How do I use cookies?
A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables my website to identify your computer as you view different pages on my website.

The only way in which I use cookies is for web analytics, specifically for Google Analytics and StatCounter.

Cookies do not provide me with access to your computer or any information about you other than that which you elect to share with me.

If you have any questions, please ask.