Privacy Policy

Who we are

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

Third-party data collection is a common practice on the internet, and may use third-party services to collect data about visitors to our site. These services may include analytics providers, advertising networks, and social media platforms, among others. When you use our site, these third-party services may collect data such as your IP address, browser type, device type, and usage data. This data is used to provide us with insights into how users are interacting with our site, to help us improve the user experience, and to provide personalized content and advertising. However, we take steps to ensure that any third-party services we use are reputable and comply with applicable privacy laws and regulations. We also provide users with the ability to opt-out of data collection by third-party services where possible, and we are committed to being transparent about our data handling practices. If you have any questions or concerns about third-party data collection on our site, please contact us using the information provided in this privacy policy.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

To protect data on for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) purposes, the following measures are implemented:

  1. Consent: obtains clear and explicit consent from the user when collecting personal data. This is done through checkboxes or other means to ensure that the user is aware of what data is being collected and how it will be used.

  2. Data minimization: This blog only collects and stores the minimum amount of data necessary to provide its services. This includes names, email addresses, and other necessary information.

  3. Secure storage: Personal data is stored securely and encrypted, and access is limited to only those who need it.

  4. Data access and deletion: The blog provides users with the ability to access and delete their personal data at any time. This is done through a user account system or other means.

  5. Privacy policy: This blog has a clear and comprehensive privacy policy in place, outlining how user data is collected, stored, and used. The policy also provides information on how users can exercise their rights under GDPR.

By implementing these measures, complies with GDPR and helps protect its users’ data. It’s important to note that the specific measures may vary depending on the blog’s operations and the type of data collected.

What data breach procedures we have in place

  1. Data breach notification: In the event of a data breach, the blog notifies users within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach, as required by GDPR.

What third parties we receive data from may receive data from various third-party services, including but not limited to:

  1. Web hosting provider – we receive data from our web hosting provider, which stores our site data on their servers, including any personal information that users provide when they interact with our site.
  2. Google Analytics – we use Google Analytics to track website traffic and collect data on user behavior, such as page views, time spent on the site, and interactions with specific pages or elements.
  3. Advertising networks – we may use third-party advertising networks to display ads on our site, and these networks may collect data from visitors in order to display targeted ads more effectively.
  4. Social media platforms – we may use social media sharing buttons on our site, which may send data to social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter.
  5. Plugins and theme developers – if we have installed third-party plugins or themes on our site, these plugins and themes may collect data from visitors and send it to the developer.


What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

At we take data privacy and security seriously, and we’re committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As part of our data processing activities, we may use automated decision-making and profiling in certain cases.

For example, we may use profiling to understand our users’ interests and preferences, so we can tailor our content and offerings to better meet their needs. We may also use automated decision-making in certain cases, such as fraud detection and prevention.

We want to be transparent about our data processing activities and ensure that our users understand how their data is being used. If you have any questions or concerns about how we use automated decision-making and profiling, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Under GDPR, you have the right to object to automated decision-making and profiling, and to request human intervention in the decision-making process. We respect your rights and will do our best to accommodate your requests.

By using our website, you agree to our use of automated decision-making and profiling as described in this policy. If you do not agree, please do not use our website.”

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Dramastartbooks operates in the online publishing industry and is subject to various industry regulatory disclosure requirements. These requirements may include, but are not limited to, compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

Under GDPR, we are required to obtain user consent before collecting and processing any personal data, and we must be transparent about what data we collect, how we use it, and who we share it with. We are committed to complying with all applicable GDPR requirements and ensuring the privacy and security of our users’ personal data.

Under COPPA, we are required to obtain parental consent before collecting any personal data from children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 13 without parental consent, and we take steps to ensure that our site is not attractive to children under the age of 13.

We are committed to complying with all applicable industry regulatory disclosure requirements and will take all necessary measures to ensure that our site is secure and compliant with all applicable laws and regulations. If you have any questions or concerns about our compliance with industry regulatory disclosure requirements, please contact us using the information provided in this privacy policy.