Privacy Policy

By using the Split\Sun Publishing website (, you agree to the conditions outlined in this Privacy Policy, which was created to inform you about the data we collect from you. It also explains when, why, how, and to whom this information may be used or disclosed, and what control you may have over it.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We use Google Analytics, Gravatar, and WordPress’s data collection algorithms to collect information. We also use a number of comment, anti-spam, and other security plug-ins which may also collect personal information as part of their processing activities.

  • You can find Google’s complete privacy policy here:
  • The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: This policy covers information collected by,,, (an anti-spam program), and others which may be used by this site. Jetpack provides the comment form on the site. Please see the Automattic privacy policy for the information they collect, how long it is retained, and how it is used.
  • If you leave contact information on the site, you will be interacting with the Contact Form 7 plug-in. You may read the Rock Lobster LLC privacy policy, which covers Contact Form 7 here: 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.
  • If you subscribe to Ross B. Lampert’s/Split\Sun Publishing’s newsletter, your name, and email address will be kept private and saved on MailChimp’s secure servers. MailChimp’s privacy policy is available here: We will only email you to send you news about Ross B. Lampert’s latest activities, publications, or other news relevant to his work or about writing and publishing in general. This list of e-mail addresses will not be sold to or shared with anyone.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. Any of the programs and plug-ins listed above, or any others we may install from time to time, may also attempt to send cookies to your computer. Their cookie policies are usually included in their privacy policies or may be located elsewhere on their web sites. We are not responsible for their cookie policies.

You can change your browser configuration settings if you do not want to accept cookies from this site or any of the programs or plug-ins it uses, but that could keep you from viewing the site entirely or cause other problems.

European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR)

If you live in any of the European Union countries, your personal data is protected under the GDPR. As a sole-proprietor small business with no legal department, Split\Sun Publishing and will make its best efforts to comply with this large, far-reaching, and incredibly complex regulation. We will request that all newsletter subscribers actively opt-in to receiving the newsletter.

What other rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request 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 erasure request does not apply to any data we are required to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, we retain the comment and its metadata indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Affiliate Links

The site contains affiliate links for companies we use, trust and recommend. If you click on one of our affiliate links, a cookie will be placed on your computer and, should you make a purchase on that website after having clicked-through from, Ross B. Lampert will be paid a small commission. You will not pay a penny more by going through these links. These affiliate links are carefully selected based on our experience with these service providers.

Limits on Our Liability

By using and viewing this site, you acknowledge that Ross B. Lampert and Split\Sun Publishing 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. We work very hard to ensure that such problems won’t occur but you are solely responsible for any damage related to downloading material from this site or from sites it is linked to.

Ross B. Lampert and Split\Sun Publishing 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 your convenience. Ross B. Lampert and Split\Sun Publishing are not responsible for the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the content from these other sites. Access these sites at your own risk.

Limits on Your Usage

You may not 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 Ross B. Lampert.

For More Information

If you need clarification on this Privacy Policy, please contact Ross B. Lampert.