Privacy Policy

Chopin Through the Window Privacy Policy
As the author and editor of Chopin Through the Window, collectively CTW, we want to make available copies of our book for sale with personal dedications and our signatures. You can order unsigned copies online through many booksellers, and internationally through Amazon. This privacy policy will explain how we the personal data we collect from you when you use the website, purchase books from us on the website or at various author events using a credit card, or correspond with us via email at

What data does CTW collect?
CTW may collect personal identification information (Name, mailing and billing addresses, email addresses, buyer phone number, etc.) used in the sale and delivery of our book to you or through email correspondence with you. We do not collect information from you when you visit our website but do not make a purchase.

Privacy policies of other websites
The CTW website contains links to other websites. CTW’s privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

How does CTW collect your data?
You directly provide to us the data CTW collects. CTW collects data when you order a book from CTW or send us email correspondence. CTW does not receive your data indirectly from other sources unless you use a credit card processed by our payment vendor, Square® Inc. See Square’s privacy policy here: Square retains information relating to your credit card transaction and makes available to us information relating the sale of our book to you. This information may include your name, mailing and shipping address, email address, etc. necessary for the fulfillment of your order.

How will we use your data?
CTW collects your data so that we can process your order or respond to your request. We do not share your information in ways not already described.

How do we store your data?
If you purchased a copy of Chopin Through the Window from us using our website, CTW does not store your data except through our payment vendor, Square, Inc. Information provided to us from our vendor outside of their systems is only retained by us until your order is processed. Your information is permanently deleted once your order is fulfilled. An email notification will be sent when your order is shipped, and the email records pertaining to it will be permanently deleted after 3 months. For those that purchase from us directly at book signing events we do not retain any information not already described. Other correspondence via email is retained indefinitely unless you request that we delete this information. You can request that we delete all of your information in our email records by sending an email to us at

What are your data protection rights?
CTW would like to make sure you are fully aware of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
• The right to access - You have the right to request from CTW copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
• The right to rectification - You have the right to request that CTW correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request CTW to complete information you believe is incomplete.
• The right to erasure - You have the right to request that CTW erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
• The right to restrict processing - You have the right to request that CTW restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
• The right to object to processing - You have the right to object to CTW’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
• The right to data portability - You have the right to request that CTW transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
• If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

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How do we use cookies?
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Changes to our privacy policy
CTW keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on November 15, 2019.

How to contact us
If you have any questions about CTW’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data-protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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