Privacy Policy

HistWriter.Com Privacy Policy

About HistWriter.Com

HistWriter.Com ( is a personal website set up by me, the author Maybelle Wallis, to promote historical fiction and creative writing. 

By using the website, you agree to follow the conditions outlined in this Privacy Policy, which was created to inform you about the data I (Maybelle Wallis) collect from you. It also explains when and how this information can be used or disclosed.

When filling out a form on the site, you may be asked to provide your contact information (your name and email address). This personal information will only be used by me to contact you as per your request and it will not be transferred, sold or provided to any other party unless required by law. You have the right to not provide your contact information, but by declining you may not be able to submit the contact form or use some of the services or features offered on this site.

I collect your contact information so that I can email you my newsletter (if subscribed). You can unsubscribe at any time.

How do I store your data?

If you subscribe to my newsletter, your name and email address will be kept private and saved on MailerLite’s secure servers. 

I use MailerLite to manage my email subscriber list and to send emails to my subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter. MailerLite’s privacy policy is available at Please note that you can unsubscribe from my newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter.


I will only email you to send you news about my latest publications and/or to offer free or discounted books from other authors you may enjoy, and/or general information related to writing historical fiction.

You have the right at any time to stop me from contacting you for marketing purposes 

Your comments posted on my website

Your comments go into moderation after posting. If I deem your comment inappropriate, irrelevant, or abusive it will be deleted. My decision is final.

If you leave a book review or any other comment for other readers to see, your comments will be stored on my website and may be used and posted by me without restriction and free of charge on my website and/or as deemed appropriate by me in other marketing efforts. You can always request to have these comments or reviews deleted at any time by contacting me by email.

Wexford Write Club Forum

This private Forum is open only to writing group members who have been invited by Wexford Write Club to register to use the Forum pages on the website. Any member of the public who applies to use the Forum and is not already in Wexford Write Club will be denied. Anyone who wishes to join Wexford Write Club should apply in person to Mr Wally O’Neill, Red Books, St Peter’s Square, Wexford, Ireland. Anyone who spams or hacks into the Wexford Write Club Forum or otherwise accesses the Forum pages without permission or under false pretences will be ejected. Any Forum member who posts inappropriate or abusive content on the Forum will be ejected. My decision on these matters is final.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. 

How do we use cookies? is hosted by WordPress, which uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on the website. The site may use cookies to keep track of browsing behaviour and traffic information such as URL, ISP, IP addresses, entry page, exit page and other statistical, demographic or aggregated information from its visitors. This non-personal information cannot be linked to your personal data but can be used to improve the website and the information it contains,including functionality so that you are recognised on the website. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

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How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However it could result in problematic viewing of the site.

Affiliate Links

The site may contain affiliate links for companies I use, trust and recommend, such as Amazon, and other booksellers. If you click on one of my affiliate links, a cookie will be placed on your computer and, should you make a purchase on that website, I will be paid a small commission. You will not pay more by going through these links. These affiliate links are carefully selected based on my experience with these service providers.

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Limitation on Liability

By using and viewing this site, you acknowledge that I, Maybelle Wallis, specifically disclaim any contractual, tort, strict or any other type of liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or any other type of damage associated with this site, including but not limited to, any virus that may infect your computer. All efforts are made to ensure such consequences don’t occur but you are held solely responsible for any damage related to downloading material obtained from this site or from sites linked to this site.

I, Maybelle Wallis will not be held liable for the unavailability or failure of site functions except to the extent required by applicable laws. This site will contain links to other sites and other sites may link to this site. These links are added for convenience and I am not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the content from these other sites. Accessing these sites is done at your own risk.

Limitation on Your Usage

You cannot copy, modify, distribute, license, disseminate, display, reproduce, transfer, sell or offer to sell any material, information, product, image, text, code or service viewed or obtained from this site without written permission from me, Maybelle Wallis.

Privacy policies of other websites

The website contains links to other websites. My privacy policy applies only to my website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Your data protection rights

I would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request me to provide a copy of your personal data. I may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that I correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request me to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that I erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that I restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to my processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that I transfer your data that I have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, I have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact me via the CONTACT page (link)

Changes to my privacy policy

I keep my privacy policy under regular review and place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 15 September 2021.


If you have any questions about my privacy policy, the data I hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact me.


How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that I have not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office: