Privacy Policy, Your Data & GDPR

This Privacy Policy has been revised to comply with the GDPR (May 25, 2018). This has been customised to the business operations of romigrossberg.com and Romi Grossberg owns the copyright in this document.

Romi Grossberg is a professional counselor, writing therapist, public speaker and author providing:

  1. Online one-on-one sessions in counseling and writing mentorship
  2. In person private sessions and group sessions in Asia and Australia (ABN 58 210 229 369).
  3. Online books sales through amazon, kobo and book depository.

Romi Grossberg is a business with international clientele and therefore may be visited by residents of the EU and such residents may also subscribe to content offered by Romi Grossberg by providing personal information. As such Romi Grossberg aims to comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) to ensure that your information is protected.

This privacy policy provides you with details of how I, Romi Grossberg collect and process your personal data through the use of my site www.romigrossberg.com.

By providing me with your data, you warrant to me that you are over the age of 18 years.

For the purpose of communication, Romi Grossberg will only contact those who have subscribed through my website by clicking on the subscription button, or have verbally and explicitly asked to be added to my newsletter via working together in private sessions, workshops and courses and consented and written your email address for me.

I collect data only of name, nationality and email address. I process this data for the purpose of communicating with you personally to enable you to receive my newsletter ‘Tips, Bits & Info’.

I will only use your personal data for the purpose it was collected for or a reasonably compatible purpose if necessary.

I have not, do not and will not share your data with any other individual or organisation. I do not collect any Sensitive Data about you. Sensitive data refers to data that includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data. I do not collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

‘Tips, Bits & Info’ newsletters from me, Romi Grossberg contain information and special promotions on 1) my one-on-one sessions; 2) relevant events, workshops, retreats or activities either organised by me or a carefully chosen collaborator; 3) articles, videos and news on my work – relevant to emotional and mental health and well-being and/or writing mentorship or links to my Youtube channel or other relevant websites; 4) inspiring quotes, ideas or stories which I feel relevant.

My newsletters are broadcast approximately once every six weeks but with no set schedule. If I have new events, promotions or information to share which I deem relevant, they may be more frequent. Separate newsletters may be sent to select groups if agreed to at the completion of specific workshops, courses and free talks.

On every newsletter broadcast, you will be given the option to Unsubscribe.

At all times, you have the right to access the data I hold on you and the right for all your data to be forgotten. To make either request, simply email romi.grossberg@gmail.comwith the subject line ‘ ACCESS DATA’ or ‘FORGET DATA’. I will respond to you within 14 working days maximum.

I use Cookies on www.romigrossberg.com, provided by the site platform provider, Wix. For the short list of cookies used, please click on ‘use of cookies’ in the footer of each page of my website www.romigrossberg.com

Social Media

Facebook plugin

This website includes functions for the social network Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the Like button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plugins, see https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our site, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin. This enables Facebook to receive information that you have visited our site from your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our site to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate visits to our site with your user account. Please note that, as the operator of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to Facebook or of how Facebook uses these data. For more information, please see Facebook’s privacy policy at https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Twitter plugin

Functions of the Twitter service have been integrated into our website and app. These features are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you use Twitter and the “Retweet” function, the websites you visit are connected to your Twitter account and made known to other users. In doing so, data will also be transferred to Twitter. We would like to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by Twitter. For more information on Twitter’s privacy policy, please go to https://twitter.com/privacy.

Your privacy preferences with Twitter can be modified in your account settings at https://twitter.com/account/settings.

Instagram plugin

This website contains functions of the Instagram service. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.

If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can click the Instagram button to link the content of our pages with Romi’s Instagram profile. This means that Instagram can associate visits to our pages with your user account. As the provider of this website, we expressly point out that we receive no information on the content of the transmitted data or its use by Instagram.

For more information, see the Instagram Privacy Policy: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

Social Sharing Buttons

This website contains social sharing buttons. These buttons are only links to external networks that allow you to share content on our website within these networks. These buttons do not transmit any data to these networks unless clicked. Once you click one of these buttons you will be redirected to a sharing form on the respective social network with pre-filled information.

Analytics

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

Browser plugin

You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Objecting to the collection of data

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site:

For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Demographic data collection by Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics’ demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Refusal of data collection”.

Plugins & Tools

YouTube

This website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.

If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Vimeo

Our website uses features provided by the Vimeo video portal. This service is provided by Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a Vimeo plugin, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. Here the Vimeo server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. In addition, Vimeo will receive your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Vimeo when you visit our website or do not have a Vimeo account. The information is transmitted to a Vimeo server in the US, where it is stored.

If you are logged in to your Vimeo account, Vimeo allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.

For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to the Vimeo Privacy Policy at https://vimeo.com/privacy.

Video in general

If you do not want Vimeo and Youtube to be able to track your browsing behaviour on our website you can disable them with the option below. Changes will take effect once you reload the page.

Google Maps

This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing, to display the capabilities of the WordPress Themes we sell at Kriesi Media and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of Google at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

You can disable the use of Google Maps below. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Changes will take effect once you reload the page.

Links

The site has links to other websites which will have different privacy, trading and use policies and conditions and you should familiarise yourself with these policies before you use or submit any personal data to these websites.

Settings

Google Analytics

Google Fonts

Google Maps

Video