Your privacy is important to us. This privacy notice is intended to describe how our website may collect and use information from your Internet-enabled device (e.g. your computer, tablet, smartphone, or other device — and browsers or apps used to access the Internet).

Last Updated: March 5, 2023

Who we are

Our website address is:

This website is operated by Perrin Brunson of The Author Buddy, and Rachel Christley of Christley Creatives and The Beta Buddy

Data Collection

By using our website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We use cookies to enable certain functionality of our website (specifically the functionality of our online store, including shopping cart and checkout) and to analyze the usage of our website so that we may improve the website design and user experience.

Data collected may include, but is not limited to: the number of visitors to our site, the time spent on our site and pages clicked, the types of devices used to access our site, and the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of visitors. We use this information to improve our website and marketing.

This data is collected by using tracking technology (described below), which may include cookies to your device. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology—if you previously provided personally identifiable information, however, cookies may be tied to such information. Cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties (described below); and this privacy policy does not cover third parties’ use of cookies.

You may configure your device to limit or prevent access by cookies, such as to notify you when you receive a cookie, to block all cookies, or to delete existing cookies. To learn more about cookies and cookie settings, visit your internet browser’s help page or

Third-Party Cookies

Our website uses Google Analytics to report and analyze website usage statistics.

Use these links to learn how Google uses data it collects, to prevent Google Analytics from using data from your device, or to opt out of Google’s interest-based ads.

Information You Share With Us

If you submit your contact information to us, we may use it to contact you or send you information about our services.

You may opt out of receiving further information from us by contacting us or, where applicable, by using an “unsubscribe” option included in our communications. We will never sell or give your contact information to other parties.

Email Newsletter

We use Mailerlite to send our email newsletter. If you choose to sign up for our email newsletter, you will receive news about drops, promotions, and services. You may unsubscribe from our email newsletter at any time by clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ link in the footer of any Author Buddy Email Newsletter.

Mailerlite’s Privacy Policy can be viewed here:


We use PayPal for payment processing. We do not store your payment details ourselves in any way.

PayPal’s Privacy Policy can be viewed here:

Changes to The Policy

We reserve the right to update this policy. If we make updates, we will revise the modification date of this notice to indicate the date it was last updated.