I value your privacy. The data I collect on you I use to communicate with you. I will never sell or rent or give your data to anyone else.
My newsletter, in which I share news of new books, sales, and events and sometimes offer freebies, is opt-in only. When you sign up, your email address is stored by my mailing list provider (currently Mail Chimp) as per their privacy and data collection policies. You can unsubscribe from my newsletter at any time. There is an unsubscribe button at the bottom of every newsletter. You can also always email me at firstname.lastname@example.org any time and I will do this for you.
When you leave a website comment, it and any data you leave with it (name, email address, website, etc) is recorded by my website content mangement system (currently WordPress) along with your IP address. You can delete a comment at any time–if you have trouble doing this, please email me at email@example.com and I will do it for you.