Website Privacy Policy

last updated on 6/26/2024.

This Privacy Policy describes how Donald Firesmith (“me” or “my”) collect, use, and share personal information when you use my author’s website (the “Site”) or interact with my content and services. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information I May Collect:

I may collect personal information from you when you visit my Site, subscribe to our newsletter or make a purchase from my store. The types of personal information I may collect include:
1. Contact Information: when you sign up for my newsletter or purchase from my store, I may collect as your name, email address, and mailing address.
2. Payment Information: Whenever possible, your actual purchase will be made via my Etsy store or my Square store. In that case, you will provide your payment information directly to Etsy or Square. I neither want your credit or debit card information. If for some reason you must purchase directly from me via credit card, debit card, or personal check, I will pass your information on to Square and immediately delete your payment information once the payment clears (typically in a matter of a few minutes).
3. Communication: when you contact me, I may collect information about your communication and any information you provide therein.

How I May Use Your Information:

I may use the personal information for various purposes, including:
1. To Provide Services: to operate and maintain the Site, including providing access to the calendar of events, blog, and merchandise store.
2. To Communicate: to send you updates, newsletters, and promotional materials related to Donald Firesmith and my books.
3. To Process Transactions: to process orders and payments for purchases from my store.
4. To Comply with Legal Obligations: to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes.

How I May Share Your Information:

We may share your personal information with third parties in the following circumstances:
1. Service Providers: I may share your payment information with Etsy or Square for purposes .
2. Legal Compliance: I may disclose your information if required by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities.

Third-Party Links:

My website contains links to third-party websites, including links to purchase books from Amazon, Etsy, Square, and other platforms. I are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party sites. It is up to you to review the privacy policies of these sites before providing any personal information.

Your Choices:

You can choose not to provide certain personal information (e.g., email address), although this may limit your ability to access certain features of the website or receive certain services. You can also opt-out of receiving the newsletter and other communications from me by following the instructions provided in such communications.


I take reasonable measures to protect the personal information I collect from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and I cannot guarantee absolute security.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

I may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in my practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. I will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

Contact Me:

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our practices regarding your personal information, please contact me via email at donfiresmith(at)

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