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Coconut Press Privacy & Cookies Policy

Coconut Press is wholly owned by the author B.M. Allsopp and is the publisher of her works. We value and respect your privacy regarding any information which you may provide to us, in the circumstances set out below. This privacy policy explains how we collect, use, communicate, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).


We will only collect and use your Personal Data where the law allows, including to comply with legal obligations.


This policy is effective as of 17th May 2018.  Our privacy practices are regularly reviewed, and so this privacy policy may change from time to time. Please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content.


Data that you provide

Personal Data may be collected via our website, (the “Website”), hosted by Wix. You may read Wix’s Privacy Policy which complies with GDPR (EU).


The only Personal Data we collect via the Website is your name and your email address when you choose to join B.M. Allsopp’s Readers Group to receive free content, including e-books, newsletters and promotional offers.


Data collected automatically automatically collects certain information when you visit this Website – such as the type of browser and operating system you use and the domain name of your Internet service provider. This information is anonymous and is not linked with any Personal Data.


Non-personal data may also be collected automatically through the use of cookies on the Website. This information is also anonymous and is not linked with any Personal Data. Please see Wix’s Privacy Policy here to find out more about about cookies, which are used mostly to improve vistors’ Website experience. If you prefer, you can disable cookies in your web browser, but please note that this may adversely affect your ability to use some Website features. Consult your own browser documentation for instructions on how to block cookies and other tracking mechanisms.


Use of your Personal Data

I will only use your Personal Data when the law allows. Most commonly, I use your Personal Data to:

  • respond to your questions, comments and requests;

  • where you have opted-in to receive B.M. Allsopp’s newsletter, promotions or giveaways, to deliver communications that may be of interest to you;

  • improve our services and Website through analysis of information.


Sharing of your Personal Data

We take your privacy seriously and will never sell or rent your Personal Data with anyone. We only share Personal Data with third parties who provide services or functions on our behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services. Currently these are MailerLite, who provides email services, and Book Funnel, who delivers free e-books to readers on request. Please note that there are appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with these third parties.



Keeping your Personal Data secure

Security policies and technical measures safeguard the Personal Data collected. We use physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable law, including the GDPR, to safeguard Personal Data from accidental loss, destruction or damage and unauthorised access, use and disclosure.


Retention periods for use of your Personal Data

We will use and store your Personal Data only for as long as necessary for the purposes described in this privacy policy. All Personal Data held is reviewed at regular intervals and deleted permanently or anonymised when it is no longer necessary or at your request.



This Website and our services are aimed at adults, and we do not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children aged under 15 years old. If you are under the age of 15, please do not provide us with any of your Personal Data, including your email address.


Access to and control over your Personal Data

You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting us via email at

  • see what Personal Data is held about you (if any), including why we are holding it and who it could be disclosed to;

  • ask us to change/correct your Personal Data;

  • ask us to delete your Personal Data;

  • object to the processing of your Personal Data;

  • ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data; withdraw any consents you have given us to the processing of your Personal Data; and

  • express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.


Change of purpose

We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which it was collected. If we wish to use your Personal Data for a different purpose, we will notify you.


For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), B.M. Allsopp is the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how I use your Personal Data, please contact us by email at

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