Who we are
Our website address is: https://audiofreebies.com. The website is run by Amy Soakes, an Australian audiobook narrator. Its purpose is to assist authors, narrators, publishers and publishing PR personnel to market their audiobooks by listing audiobooks on the website and facilitate the giving away of free/promo copies of audiobooks through connecting authors, narrators, publishers and PR personnel with audiobook listeners eager for Audible and Findaway Voices audiobook promo/giveaway codes redeemable for free copies of audiobooks.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
If you interact with our website, cookies may be saved on your system as a matter of course. These help to provide statistics to us about where our website visitors come from, what pages they visit, how long they stay on each page, etc. We utilise this information through Google Analystics, so that we may improve our service to you, by knowing our target market and how viewer habits change over time. We also use this information in our advertising, for instance, being able to report how many people have visited the website, how many pages have been viewed in a given timeframe, etc. We cannot see personal information on you from these cookies.
Submitting forms on our website and leaving comments
When viewers submit forms (such as requesting a free promo code or submitting an audiobook for inclusion on the site), the information they submit is saved and viewable by us. In addition, the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string may also be saved.
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.
Embedded content from other websites
The website uses Google Analytics to collect and analyse statistical data, which includes number of visitors, number of pages viewed, location of viewers, amount of time spent on each page, etc.
Who we share your data with
Information you submit in any form on the website (eg when you request a promo code for an audiobook, or when you add an audiobook title or complete the Contact Form) will be viewable and kept in a database by the website operators in order to provide the free promo code service. Additionally, information submitted when any person submits a form to request an audiobook promo code is also automatically emailed to whoever listed the audiobook on the website (generally the author or narrator of the audiobook, but occasionally the pubisher or an audibook PR firm representing the audiobook). The data you submit is currently not shared anywhere else or with anyone else.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, request a promo code or add an audiobook title, the material and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can provide the services of listing an audiobook, forwarding audiobook promo code requests, and recognize subsequent listings, requests and comments from return visitors.
What rights you have over your data
If you have submitted forms or left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
What data breach procedures we have in place
Our website is protected by automated spam detection and prevention services, security auditing and malware detection plugins. It should also have an SSL certificate operational at all times.
What third parties we receive data from
We receive information from audiobook narrators and authors who list their audibooks with us, and from listeners who request promo codes. This information is received through user-submitted forms on the website.