General Data Protection Regulation (EU)

Hello Beloved Prodigal friends,

This post is a bit different from the usual offering. I (Anna Smit – blog owner) am writing to alert you to some changes in data protection which affect how you might receive Beloved Prodigal emails. It has primary relevance to those who subscribe to receive Beloved Prodigal blog posts by email but it’s also important for all of you to take note of, as you will see as you read on…

General Data Protection Regulation (EU)

In order to ensure that I am complying with GDPR regulations by 25th May 2018, you will need to confirm you are happy for your email to be used for the specific purpose of delivering blog posts to your inbox and storing your email for this purpose alone.

WordPress stores your email address, which I can also see. I do not share your email address with anyone else, nor will your email address be used for anything other than the stated purpose above.

I want to ensure I have your consent to do this.

Please note there are slightly different approaches depending on whether you have a WordPress account or not.

1) Non-Wordpress account holders

Please use the blog subscription form below to sign up again, regardless of how you signed up in the first place. Emails will be sent to you from WordPress with the content of Beloved Prodigal posts.

2) WordPress account holders

If you have a WordPress account and follow Beloved Prodigal the words below will read something like ‘YOU ARE ALREADY SUBSCRIBED – You are following this blog (manage). You can choose whether or not you want to continue to get email notifications from me by managing your WordPress subscriptions in your own WordPress account. Click ‘manage’ and then look at your list of subscriptions – each site will have ‘settings’ you can click through to turn on/off email notifications as desired.

Here’s the form…

Enter your email to subscribe to notifications from this site

“But I don’t get your posts by email!”, do I hear you say? No worries. If you would like to do that you can easily sign up using the form above, or, if you have a WordPress account, adjusting your subscription settings as explained above.

By doing so, you are giving consent for your email to be stored and used for this purpose. You can unsubscribe at any time, either by ‘managing’ your subscriptions as above or clicking ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of emails. You can view the Beloved Prodigal privacy page here for fuller data collection details.

Phew! Thank you for your patience!

2 thoughts on “General Data Protection Regulation (EU)

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  1. Anna, can I copy and paste this into a post on my blog? I will give you full credit. I haven’t figured out how to address all this and you lay it out so neatly here.

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