Privacy Policy

This policy refers to The Pyjama Writer website at, the Pyjama Writer Blog at, and - sites operated by author Alannah Foley.

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally identifiable information' (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website & blog.

If you're unsure about anything in this policy, please get in touch with Alannah Foley in the first instance via the email link at the end.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog or website?

We do not collect information from visitors of our site.

Note, however, that information may be collected via third-party sites when you sign up to our mailing list, respond to a survey or marketing communication.

How do we protect visitor information?

Information is collected only via third-party sites and is dealt with below.

Note: as we do not sell products directly on the Pyjama Writer website or blog:

We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
We do not use Malware Scanning.
We do not use an SSL certificate.

Do we use 'cookies'?

We do not use cookies for tracking purposes. However, third parties may do so (as specified below).

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you disable cookies, some features will be disabled that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.

Third Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.


Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.

We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but we may do so in the future.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under 13.


The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We collect your email address (via a third-party site, be it Mailerlite, Mailchimp, Bookfunnel or Sendfox) in order to connect with readers and let them know about news, book launches, or any discounts we think subscribers might be interested in.

To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, please do so via the unsubscribe link which is found at the bottom of every newsletter. However, you may also email us with your details and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

Third Party Collection, Use, Storage and Disclosure of Data

Third parties (including Smashwords, Amazon and other advertisers), may serve content and advertisements, collect information directly from visitors, and place or recognise cookies on visitors' browsers.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Alannah Foley

Email via the contact form on this website - click here to access it.

Last Edited on

2 October 2022 12.45pm GMT