Privacy Policy

Hanly Creative

By visiting, you are consenting to this privacy policy.

Updated 24th May, 2018
Hanly Creative Privacy Policy, GDPR Compliant

I’m going to keep this as short and sweet as I can. Here’s what happens with your data when you visit

— Your data is only used to improve the performance and content of the website, and to improve your experience as a user.
— Your data is carefully protected
— You decide what you want to receive me, if anything
— Your data will be deleted periodically, and you can ask to have it deleted any time.

Your personal information:
Your data is collected when you register on the site, request a call, enter a promotion, sign up for a newsletter or respond to a survey or communication such as e-mail.

You may be asked for your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other information when you place an order. You may, however, visit this site anonymously.

Hanly Creative uses "cookies" to enhance your experience and gather demographic information about visits to the website. See the "cookies" section for more on this.

Your information may be used as follows:
Send you information and promotional or marketing materials by email - To keep you up to date. This is only sent with your explicit consent to join the newsletter called The Friday Fix. You can opt-out any time. It may also be used to provide customer service and support.

Your information may also be used to find out what you want more from your website experience, and what you want less of, to personalize your website experience and to make sure you’re getting the best type of content and suggestions.

Protecting your information
It’s important to Hanly Creative that your personal information is safe. That’s why it is protected behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. When you register your details or access your personal information, a secure server processes your data. This means all sensitive or credit information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted to only be accessed as stated above.

Sharing your information
Your information may be shared for specific purposes with the following data processors:

The website is built on WordPress, which provides the infrastructure for each page, post, form and comment field.

They collect usage data, location information, device-stored information, interaction with other sites, data from cookies and pixels. Other data: browser, device details, IP address, transaction data, cookie and tracking technology data.

SumoMe powers the pop-ups, side bars and overlays that allow you to opt into a newsletter or to share and collects analytics data about how you spend time on each page of the website.

They collect information such as name, email address, behaviour on site, and any other data you choose to share.

LeadPages provides landing pages and opt-in pages for special offers.

They collect information such as name, email address, phone number, location, and any other data you choose to share.

Google Analytics
Analyse traffic, remarket products and services to users, improve any marketing and advertising, and to improve the website.

They collect information such as gender, age, interests, demographics, how many website visits, what pages, what other website pages, what other websites were used before coming to the website.

Active Campaign
To send newsletters and email marketing campaigns

They collect name, email address, location, and any other data you choose to share.

For you to make payments for online purchases.

They collect personal data: cardholder name, email address, postal and billing address, credit or debit card number, card expiration date, CVC code, bank account information, date, time and amount of transaction, location, phone number. Other data: browser, device details, IP address, transaction data, cookie and tracking technology data.

To communicate with you.

They collect name and email address, and any other data you choose to share.

To schedule private consultations.

They collect first name, last name, email address, Skype address or phone number.

Keeping your information
Your information will be maintained for 26 months, or as long as is needed to be able to provide requested services to you. In the case that you renew your interaction with the site, the retention countdown will reset. You can request to have your data deleted at any time.

This website uses cookies. They're used to help compile your preferences based on previous or current site activity, to provide you with improved services. Cookies also compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that you can have better site experiences and tools in the future. Hanly Creative may contract third-party service providers, such as Google Analytics to assist in better understanding site visitors. These service providers are only permitted to use the information collected on the site’s behalf to help conduct and improve the business.

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. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of the services will not function properly.

Third Party Providers and Links
The website is built using WordPress. In general, this third-party provider will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to sell products and services to you. You can see the details of the information collected and used by third party providers in the table above.

However, all third-party service providers, including marketing platforms and payment gateways have their own privacy policies. Hanly Creative encourages you to read their privacy statements to understand how they use the information provided to them from this site.

Third party links may also be included on the website. When you click on these links, they will direct you away from this website. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies, so Hanly Creative has no responsibility or liability for the content and privacy practices of other sites.

Opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided
If you don’t want to be subscribed to content from Hanly Creative anymore, you can hit the unsubscribe button at the bottom of any email to immediately unsubscribe. You can also request your data be deleted by contacting laura [at] laurahanly [dot] com.


(This section applies if you are located in the EU.)

In accordance with applicable privacy law, you have the following rights in respect of your personal information that Hanly Creative holds:

Right of access and portability. The right to obtain access to and to receive your personal information.

Right to rectification. The right to obtain rectification of your personal information without undue delay where that personal information is inaccurate or incomplete.

Right to erasure. The right to obtain the erasure of your personal information without undue delay in certain circumstances, such as where the personal information is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed.

Right to restriction. The right to obtain the restriction of the processing undertaken by Hanly Creative on your personal information in certain circumstances, such as where the accuracy of the personal information is contested by you, for a period enabling Hanly Creative to verify the accuracy of that personal information.

Right to object. The right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of your personal information, and to object to processing of your personal information for direct marketing purposes, to the extent it is related to such direct marketing.

If you wish to exercise one of these rights, please contact Laura Hanly using the contact details at the end of this Privacy Policy.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint to your local data protection authority. Further information about how to contact your local data protection authority is available at

Changes to this notice
This page may change from time to time, to reflect how your data is processed. If there are significant changes, you’ll be notified on this page or by some other means of contact such as email, so that you can review the changes before you continue to use This notice was last modified on 24 May 2018.

You can find the previous privacy policy below.

Online notice only
This online privacy notice applies only to information collected through the website and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions
Please also visit the Legal page to read more about the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of this website.

Your consent
By using this website, you consent to this privacy notice. When you provide Hanly Creative with personal information to complete a transaction, subscribe to a newsletter, opt into an offer, schedule a call or make a purchase, you consent to Hanly Creative collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If you are asked for your personal information for a secondary reason, such as subscribing to a newsletter, you will either be asked for your direct expressed consent, or you will be provided with an opportunity to say no.

Questions and feedback
Do you have a specific question, comment, feedback or concern about privacy?
Please send any and all feedback to laura [at] laurahanly [dot] com.


Hanly Creative

Last updated 16th September 2016



Hanly Creative (“Company”) is committed to protecting your privacy online.  This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we collect through this website at (the “Site”).

Visitors and any users of the site are referred to as “user”, “you” and “your” and Company is referred to as “we,” “us,” and “our.”  Accessing this Site constitutes a use of the Site and an acceptance to our Privacy Policy.

On the Site, we provide information about content marketing, ghostwriting and copywriting (the “Services”).

Use of the Site, including all materials presented herein and all online Services provided by Company, is subject to the following Privacy Policy.  This Privacy Policy applies to all site visitors, customers and all other users of the Site.  By using the Site or Service, you agree to this Privacy Policy, without modification, and acknowledge reading it.


This Site only collects the personal information you voluntarily provide to us, which includes your name and e-mail address, in order to subscribe to our newsletter, comment on our blog, or purchase services and/or online products. 

If you opt-in to receive our newsletter, the option to unsubscribe will be included in every e-mail. We do share your information with trusted third parties who provide support in running this website including any blog or newsletter.  All parties will keep your information confidential and will never be shared with unrelated third parties.

We may record information relating to your use of the Site in order to help administer the Site and personalize your experience by improving customer service.


Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested. You have the ability to unsubscribe from all e-mails at any time.


We may send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our service. The term “cookies” refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing the Site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Site may not work properly or at all.  The Site does not respond to Do Not Track signals sent by your browser.

This Site may contain links to third party websites.  Unless otherwise stated, this Privacy Policy only covers information that we collect from you on this Site. Any other link will be covered by the privacy policy of that specific site.  You acknowledge and accept that we are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third parties.


We do our best to protect your information for any unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure.  However, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share could be accessed or tampered with by a third party.  You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through our Site without our knowledge or permission.  Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.  You agree to notify us for any breach of security or unauthorized use of your information.


To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years old or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into this Privacy Policy.  We do not knowingly collect or solicit data online from or market online to children under the age of 13.


You acknowledge and agree that you have reviewed this Site and this Privacy Policy and that you will continue to review to be aware of any modifications.  Any changes to this Policy will be updated on this page.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy please email: laura(at)laurahanly(dot)com.

Updated: 16th September 2016.