Who we are
Our website address
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
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.
We look forward hearing from you via our contact form, please be assured that once your personal data reaches us we will treat it privately and process it in your legitimate interests.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We don’t share your data with third parties unless it is in your legitimate interest to do so.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that 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.
What rights you have over your data
If you have 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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
Reaches us via encrypted e-mail we will respond in office hours
How we protect your data
We back up our server to secure external hard drives on and off-site daily
What data breach procedures we have in place
We have a trained team to ensure this does not happen, in the event of a breach we would report it to the ICO and record, and take any appropriate action needed
What third parties we receive data from
Google Analytics compiles reports for us based on the visits we have to the website
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We are able to look at the automated reports and understand what the profile of our potential customer base is.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
We are registered as a Data Controller number Z3257655 and as well as complying with the new GDPR regulations we have robust policies and procedures to comply with all the regulations our inspectorate