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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to AuthorYOU® aka AuthorU(niversity), Judith Briles book and publishing consulting company. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that AuthorYOU® collects, and the ways in which AuthorYOU® uses that personal information. This supplements other policies of AuthorYOU®.

Personal information collection

AuthorYOU® only collects your email address when you sign up for an email course, a webinar, a giveaway, or to receive future blog posts via email.


On AuthorYOU® website, we offer books and online courses for sale (and refer buyers to online providers; offer live events throughout the year; webinars that we may get an affiliate fee for. PayPal and GoToWebinar provides AuthorYOU® with those email addresses, but doesn’t collect them, meaning AuthorYOU® doesn’t add them to its email lists. AuthorYOU® only uses them to communicate with you provided you contact AuthorYOU® first about a problem downloading any item or the non-receipt.


Your email address will be stored privately on AuthorYOU®’s email program until you remove it via unsubscribing or until AuthorYOU® ceases to exist.

Using personal information

AuthorYOU® may use your personal information to:

  • Send to you any products that you purchase;

  • Supply to you the services that you purchase;

  • Send you confirmation of any services that you purchase;

  • Send you confirmation and follow-up to an events you purchase;

  • Send to you statements and invoices;

  • Collect payments from you; and

  • Send you marketing and update communications.

AuthorYOU® will never disclose your personal information or email address with any agents or sub-contractors. Your email address is highly confidential and AuthorYOU® will honor your privacy in this manner.

Securing your data

AuthorYOU® will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.


AuthorYOU® will store all the personal information you provide on it’s secure servers.

Information relating to electronic transactions entered into via this website will be protected by encryption technology.


AuthorYOU® has qualified for an SSL Certificate. Although AuthorYOU® does use PayPal for secure transactions, its website also has an SSL Certificate. What is an SSL Certificate? They are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organization’s details. When installed on a web server, it activates the padlock and the https protocol and allows secure connections from a web server to a browser. Typically, SSL is used to secure credit card transactions, data transfer, and logins, and more recently is becoming the norm when securing browsing of social media sites. Many visitors feel more secure when sharing information when an inputting private information.

Legal Basis

AuthorYOU® complies with the requirements of the GDPR. AuthorU is a Colorado and Federal not-for-profit organization 501c6.


Updating this statement

AuthorYOU® may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on its website.


Check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.


Other websites

This website contains links to other websites. AuthorYOU® is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.


Contact AuthorYOU® 

Once you are added to AuthorYOU® email list, you will receive a confirmation email. This is known as a double opt-in system. Once you agree, AuthorYOU® can send you promotional information about its books, events or services. All of AuthorYOU® emails contain an Unsubscribe link, which you may use to stop receiving information from AuthorYOU®.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or AuthorYOU®’s treatment of your personal information, please write:

  • by email to Judith [at] Briles [dot] com or Judith [at] AuthorU [dot] org; or

  • by phone at 720 [hyphen] 767 [hyphen] 2255;

  • by mail to 8122 S Quatar Circle, Aurora, CO 80122


PDF file of Privacy Policy: Click Here

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