We may collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site, fill out the contact form, visit the blog, and comment on blog articles. Users may enter their name, email address, or website. Users may, however, visit our site anonymously.
We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from using the website’s contact form.
We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
On this website, we use Google Analytics and StatCounter to monitor performance and improve our website. Google Analytics “pseudonymises” the data collected, i.e., no personal identification information, like the IP address, is collected. StatCounter records the IP address, however, the free version used on this website deletes log data after three days. Read the StatCounter GDPR note.
_ga: Used to distinguish users. No personal data collected. Expiry: 2 years
_gid: Track user journey by using a randomly generated session ID. No personal data collected. Expiry: 24 hours
_gat: Used to throttle request rate. No personal data collected. Expiry: 1 minute
The log data collected by StatCounter for this website is stored for three days and deleted afterwards.
sc_is_visitor_unique: 1st Party Visitor Cookie. This cookie is set by the website. When it is first set, a random id is generated and stored in the cookie in order to avoid counting you as a visitor more than once (e.g. if you are on a mobile device and your IP address changes while you browse). Similarly to the is_unique cookie, this cookie also stores a count of your returning visits. Expiry: 2 years
You can delete the files that contain cookies. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this website, or indeed any other website, or if you wish to receive notification of cookie placement requests or decline cookies completely, you can do this through your browser settings. Please be aware that declining or denying cookies may prevent you from being able to use the full functionality of this and other websites.
Visit aboutcookies.org for comprehensive information on how to manage your cookie settings for your browser, as well as more general information about cookies.
We continually improve our website based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information.
We do not sell, trade, or rent users personal identification information to others. We do not share generic aggregated demographic information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, or affiliates.
We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
Users may find advertising or other content on our site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.
By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be considered your acceptance of those changes.
This document was last updated on 25/04/2018.