Who we are
Mathias Black | Writing Coach is a website run by M.P. Black Media, an author and coaching business owned by Mathias Black. The website aims to provide information to aspiring authors and connect them to services. The company is registered in Denmark. Our website address is: http://mathiasblack.com.
Commitment to privacy
We will never sell your information to a third party. Any data we collect and retain is used to improve the functionality of the website and the visitor experience. Below, you will find specifics on the kind of data we may collect during your visit, depending on how you interact with the website.
Signing up to newsletters is entirely voluntary. We prefer a double opt-in to ensure you have actively chosen to sign up. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking a link at the bottom of the emails you receive. Once unsubscribed, your registration data for that newsletter is removed.
Newsletter subscribers’ data are stored by MailerLite in the European Union. They are GDPR compliant. To learn more, please visit MailerLite’s website.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites and third-party plugins
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
This website is hosted on the WordPress platform, which includes plugins by third parties. Plugins allow us to customize the website and improve your user experience. However, M.P. Black Media cannot be held responsible for any actions of any third party plugin developers and any info they may gather from or through this website.
Who we share your data with
We do not ever sell your information to a third party.
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
M.P. Black Media cannot be held responsible or liable for any actions or damages performed by third party plugin creators, services, or vendors. The same goes for any hacking or hacking attempts that may happen to the website.