Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:
Olivia Sands operates this website and it is her policy to respect your privacy regarding any information she may collect while operating her website.

The personal data collected is:

Cookies and usage data :
* Analytics: WordPress Stats and Facebook Ads conversion tracking
* Commercial affiliations: This site uses affiliate links.
This means that if you click on a link sending you to a store, I may collect a commission on the purchase you make in that store at no extra cost for you. (see, for example, the affiliation links to the Amazon or iBooks stores).
* Other social media platforms or sites: From this site you may interact with other social media platforms (such as but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, Twitter) with buttons and widgets.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

Cookies, email address and possibly first name :
To manage contacts and send messages, Olivia Sands uses a service provider. This provider (MailChimp at present) will collect the data you will enter in the mailing list registration form.


Olivia Sands does monitor the visits to her site collecting statistics through the wordpress interface and she also uses a Facebook Ad pixel.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Contact information

contact at olivia sands dot com.