Who we are
This Is Horror specialises in horror fiction and the craft of writing. Find out more over on our About page.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
Embedded content from other websites
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.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.
If you wish to opt out of Google Analytics please install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Who we share your data with
This Is Horror do not share your information with any other organisations.
This Is Horror will never sell your information.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Will This Information Be Used To Take Automated Decisions About Me?
Will My Data Be Transferred Abroad and Why?
What Rights Do I Have When It Comes To My Data?
You are in control of your personal data. If you want us to stop using it, just ask and we will make sure this happens.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation, you have several rights that you can use at any time.
- The right of access
- The right to rectification
- The right to erasure
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to object
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
For further information about them, please visit the Information Commissioner’s Office website.
To make a rights request please email [email protected]