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As a freelance translator and teacher, I, Paul Russell Garrett, prioritise protecting your privacy and complying with data protection laws. This Privacy Policy explains how I collect, use, and disclose your information during your interactions with my website and services.

Information I Collect

I may gather the following personal information:

  • Contact Information: Name, email address, phone number.
  • Payment Information: Billing details for invoicing purposes.
  • Communications: Any correspondence related to services or inquiries.

What Personal Information Do I Collect?

Your personal information is collected when you voluntarily provide it, such as:

  • Inquiries about my services
  • Booking my services
  • Commenting on my website

This may include your name, email, phone number and additional details you choose to share.

How Do I Use Your Personal Information?

I use your information to:

  • Deliver translation and teaching services
  • Communicate regarding inquiries and bookings
  • Enhance my website and services

I do not share your personal data except:

  • With explicit consent
  • To comply with legal obligations
  • To protect my rights or property

Use of Third-Party Platforms

I use the following third-party platforms for specific functionalities:

  • Google Classroom and Google Meet: Utilised for teaching purposes and online classes.
  • Google for File Sharing: Used for sharing course materials and documents.
  • Stripe: Used for secure payment processing related to cooking classes.
  • Mailchimp: Utilised for managing my mailing list and communications.

Please note that my website is built using WordPress.

Cookies and Analytics

My website may use cookies to improve your browsing experience. Additionally, I utilise Google Analytics to collect non-personal information on website usage for analysis.

How Long Do I Retain Your Personal Information?

I retain your data only as long as necessary for service provision or as required by law.

Your Rights

You have various rights regarding your personal information:

  • Access to your data
  • Correction of inaccuracies or incompleteness
  • Erasure in certain circumstances
  • Restriction of processing
  • Objection to processing
  • Data portability

For inquiries about your rights or my privacy practices, contact me at hej [at] paulrussellgarrett.com.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

I may update this Privacy Policy and will notify you of significant changes by posting updates on my website.

Effective Date

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 26 November 2023.

Contact Information

Paul Russell Garrett
hej [at] paulrussellgarrett.com