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Privacy Policy

Your engagement online should be in a safe and trusted space, so it’s important to us, Xavier Moran, that when you use the website and any of the services, you have knowledge of how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information.

For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we, Xavier Moran, are the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how we use your Personal Data, please contact me via the contact details at the end of this policy.

This policy is effective as of 1 October 2020. We review our privacy practices on an ongoing basis, and as such we may change this privacy policy from time to time. Please check this page frequently to ensure you are familiar with its current content. Your continued use of this site after any change to this privacy policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

What information does this site,, collect?

When you sign up to receive Xavier Moran’s ‘quarterly blog updates’.

If you voluntarily sign up for Xavier Moran’s ‘quarterly updates’ on, this site will record your email address and name. You can refuse to supply personal information, but that will exclude you from certain related activities such as receiving ‘quarterly blog updates’ and free offers. When subscribers click on a link in one of my emails or fills out a form, the site may record this information (see below how this information is used).

Subscribers may unsubscribe at any time. You may ask for all your data to be deleted at any time.

Giveaways and Contests

If you enter a giveaway, your email address and name is collected. If you win a physical prize, you will be asked to give your name and physical address.

Blog comments

When you fill in a blog comment form. The personal data collected is your name, email address, IP address, and any data you provide to us in the free text comment box.


We do not collect credit card information. You will be redirected to a secure third-party site (Payfast) in order to make any purchases.

Non-personal Information

This website may collect non-personal information about visitors when they interact with the site. This information may include the browser name, means of connection to the site, and other non-identifying information.

Internet Cookies

We use cookies to track your use of our website and to compile aggregate data about site traffic and purchase activity, which helps us to develop and improve our website, our products, and our marketing. We do this via third-party services that track this information on our behalf such as Google Analytics and Facebook.

If you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings. You can block cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access parts of our site.

How Is the Information Used?

Blog subscribers’ names and emails will only be used for receiving the blog, or communication from Xavier Moran.

Giveaway entrants will be sent emails only about the giveaway, unless they also signed up for the blog.

Information on which email links are clicked on the most will help Xavier Moran choose links that interest readers in future emails.

Sharing of Personal Information

We share Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on our behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services to us. These third parties may include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website and conducting our business, as well as social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and Google AdWords for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences. Please note that we have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with third parties with whom we share Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on our behalf.

Third-party links

Sometimes Xavier Moran will include third-party links through email or on the website. These sites have their own policies and you should read those before subscribing or purchasing from them.

Security of Information

All information is saved by Xavier Moran and only Xavier Moran can access them. Should a data breach ever occur, subscribers will be notified within 7 days.

Use of the Website by Minors

All subscribers must be sixteen years or older or have the consent of a parent or guardian.

Access to and control over
your Personal Data

You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting us via email or via our postal address:

  • see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any), including why we are holding it and who it could be disclosed to;
  • ask us to change/correct your Personal Data;
  • ask us to delete your Personal Data;
  • object to the processing of your Personal Data;
  • ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;
  • withdraw any consents you have given us to the processing of your Personal Data; and
  • express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Xavier Moran may update this privacy policy at any time. A notice about such changes will be Posted on You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By visiting and using, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree, you can simply not use the site. Continued use of the site means you accept the policy and any periodic changes.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or anything else on, please email Xavier Moran at or contact us at 5 The Dale, Silverglade, Fish Hoek, 7975.