We are committed to respecting the privacy of all our website users and take great care with the information provided. All information obtained will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement and with the Data Protection legislation.
Information we collect
We collect information that you provide to us when you are using this website. This includes information that you have provided when contacting us. This will be personal information such as name, email address, address and telephone number. It is stored solely within the secure systems of our website.
We may also collect details of your visits to the website, including but not limited to, the pages of our website that were viewed, the advertisements and linked sites that you access, your browser type, demographic information such as the country and area where your computer is located.
Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.
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 all or parts of our site.
Links to 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.
We may from time to time provide links to other websites which may be of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our website, we have no control over the other website.
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 an account on this site, or 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.