We’re committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and only ask for the minimum information required to provide the requested service to you.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page, you should check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
This policy is effective from 4th of August 2017.
What we Collect
In some cases, we may automatically collect technical information when you connect to our Website that is not personally identifiable information. Examples of this type of information include the type of internet browser you are using, computer operating system you are using and also the website from which you linked through to our site.
In addition to the technical information that may be automatically collected, we also collect some or all of the following when you join a discussion on this website;
- First & Last Name
- Email Address*
- IP Address
- Website Address
This information will be used for the purpose of providing the requested service. Some of this information, including your name and IP Address, may be displayed publically on this web site along with any comments which you have made.
Where an email address is requested, it is used purely for the purpose of allowing a response to you from the author or website administrator and for the purpose of minimising SPAM comments. Where you have a Gravatar account your email address may be used to display an avatar on this website.
We offer the option of subscribing to our updates via email, in order to provide this service we require to collect and store your email address. To prevent other persons from signing you up, we’ll send you an automated email containing a link which you will have to click to confirm your subscription. We’ll only send you one email per week and only if we have added new content to our website, should you decide you no longer wish to receive emails from us you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email, at which point we will delete your email address from the mailing list.
Links to Other Websites
We may provide links to third party websites, the content of which we do not control and therefore we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your Personal Information
All requests for personal information are voluntary, you are able to view the website without providing any personal information to us, should you choose to take part in any discussions or activities which require the provision of personal information you are doing so voluntarily and in doing so grant us permission to store and display your information for those purposes.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
As with many WordPress powered websites, we use the Gravatar service to display your avatar alongside any comments you may make on this website. In order to provide this service, we will create a hash code based on your email address and check it against the Gravatar service. If you have an account with Gravatar your avatar will be displayed providing it is suitable for all users in line with your Gravatar account settings. For visitors without a Gravatar account, we will display a default image.
For further information please visit https://www.gravatar.com.
UK Data Protection Act
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us through the form located on our Contact page here.