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Your Privacy

​Poems from a Shoebox is committed to the highest privacy standards. When you choose to interact with us, we will only collect data that is necessary for us to run our poetry website. This policy provides detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it and the very limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others.

Collection of your Personal Information
Personal information such as your name, telephone numbers and email address will only be collected if you email Jim Brown via this webiste.

How we use this information
The information we collect about you is used to ensure we can provide you with information about the poems on this website and any related events. We use your contact information to respond to queries from you. We may occasionally contact you to ask for your feedback on the poems or events.

Our policy on storage, processing and retention of your information.
We retain your information for as long as necessary.

Your rights with respect to the Personal Information we hold
You are entitled to access the personal information that we hold on you; any such request should be made using our contact details below. If any data we hold is inaccurate, this will be corrected promptly on request. In certain circumstances you can request that we erase your data which we will do where this would not prevent us meeting our legal and regulatory obligations.

Use of Cookies
A cookie is a small text file containing information that a web site transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. A cookie cannot give us access to your computer or to your personal information. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies; consult your browser’s manual or online help if you want information on restricting or disabling the browser’s handling of cookies. If you disable cookies, you can still view the information on our website, but the functionality of certain areas may be reduced.

Privacy Policy Updates
We reserve our right to make any changes and updates to this privacy policy without giving you notice as and when we need to. Our most up to date privacy policy is always available on our website.

Contacting us
You can reach ​Poems from a Shoebox by contacting Jim Brown at this email address:

Last updated: January 2024

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