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Policy key definitions:
Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we process any personal information about you electronically due to you consenting to us having that information. We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists. We do not share your information with third parties. If required, as determined by us, the way we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about this change. We shall stop processing your personal information if it is no longer relevant.
Under the GDPR your rights are as follows.
You can find more information at the ICO website – see links below.
The cookies are pieces of information that are used to improve services for you, for example:
Cookies that we use are;
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|WordPress cookies||This website is built using the very popular WordPress platform. It uses various session cookies to make the website work. By default WordPress does not collect any personal data about visitors, and only collects the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users.||WordPress Information|
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual. To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.
We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.
Clickable sponsored or affiliate links will be identified throughout this website where there is a link via a website URL.
Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device. You can read more about cookies on this website above. Your actions are usually recorded as a referral from our website by this cookie. In most cases we earn a very small commission from the advertiser or advertising partner, at no cost to you, whether you make a purchase on their website or not.
If we do have any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links through the use of advertising partners they help generate an income from the website, which allows us to continue our work and provide you with the best overall experience and valued information.
If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website.
Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the “Processing of your personal data” above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an email marketing service provider (EMS). An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.
Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons also known as tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.
Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences about the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing message or email for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences. Please contact us if you have any concerns over your information regarding email messaging. Otherwise contact the EMS provider directly if known.
Our Email Marketing System (EMS) provider is Mailchimp. We hold the following information about you within our EMS system (if you have signed up to receive email marketing communication messages from us) – Email address, I.P address, Subscription time and date and possible other information which was consented at sign up.
In operating our website and email marketing system it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By consenting and providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We do our upmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is treated stored securely. Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
If you upload images to our website, if applicable or required, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors and other users to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to discuss anything about your data in regards to the information above.