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This policy describes how I protect and use the information you give me. If you are asked to provide information, it will only be used in ways stated in this policy. This privacy policy was last updated February 2, 2021.

Why do I collect data from you?

I gather and use certain information about you in order to:

  • respond to your requests for information (e.g. my availability or a quote for editorial services).

  • allow me to contact you while an editing project is ongoing.

  • better understand how visitors use this website.


What information do I collect from you?

I collect the following minimal information, but only if you provide it intentionally:

  • ​N​ame

  • Email address

  • Information regarding your project (e.g. word count, genre, description of work, etc.)


How do I use this data?

The data I collect is used as follows:

  • To contact you in response to your inquiry, project, or booking.

  • ​For my internal accounting processes (so I can invoice you via email) and so that I am compliant with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) should it request an audit.

I will never use this data for marketing or promotion purposes without getting your permission first (for example, to publish your testimonial on my website).

How do I use cookies?

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables my website to identify your computer as you view different pages on my website., my website host, uses essential cookies to make my website run properly.

Cookies do not provide me with access to your computer or any information about you other than that which you elect to share with me.


You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how my website uses cookies. If you do not want my website to store cookies on your computer or device, you can amend your settings. Please note that this may affect how my website functions, and some pages may become unavailable to you. To learn more about cookies, visit All About Cookies.

I use Google Analytics to analyze use of my website and to determine the popularity of certain content. By accessing this site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by Google Analytics. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy here and to contact them directly for responses to your questions. To learn more about how to opt out of Google Analytics services, please visit this link:

How do I collect your personal data?

I collect and store minimal information via the following forms:

  • Contact form

  • Email

I will never lease, distribute, or sell your information to third parties unless you give me written permission to do so, or I am required to do so by law.

How do I store your personal data?

The minimal information I collect is stored on the following data servers: ​

  • Wix - This is my website host. provides me with the online platform that allows me to sell my services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. You can read Wix’s privacy policy here.

  • Wave - This is the accounting app I use to send invoices. Your name, address, email address and a project summary are stored. You can read Wave's privacy policy here, their security policy here, and their terms of use here.

  • PayPal - This is the password-protected online payment service I use for clients who elect not to be invoiced via Wave. PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy, which can be found here. Your data will be used for accounting purposes only and will never be divulged to third parties.


How long do I keep your data?

Because many of my clients work with me more than once, I do not delete data unless specifically requested to do so. The IRS requires me to keep records for at least 7 years after the relevant tax year.​

Will you share my data, and to whom?

I will not share your data with anyone, unless you request that I do so in writing, or the IRS elects to audit my business.


Privacy Policy Updates

This privacy policy may be modified at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If I make material changes to this policy, I’ll notify you here that it has been updated.


Contact Me

If you would like to delete or amend any personal information I have about you, you are welcome to contact me at

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