Your data is only used for the express purpose of providing products or services sold or given as freebies through this website and will never otherwise be knowingly sold or shared.
If you have subscribed to the website’s newsletter your personal information such as name and email address will be used in order to send the newsletter to you. You can unsubscribe at any time through the link provided in the newsletter. Personal information provided for newsletter subscription only will be retained for as long as newsletters are continued or until you unsubscribe. The newsletter is GDPR compliant.
Any email marketing campaigns I run may contain newsletter standard tracking facilities within the email for activities such as (but not limited to) the opening of emails, and the clicking of links within the email content. This information may be used to develop or modify future email campaigns. Such activity as described may be tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service
When leaving comments on the site data in the comments form will be collected, and also the your IP address and browser user agent string purely for the purposes of spam detection.
If you upload images to the website as part of product reviews, avoid uploading them with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included as other site users can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Cookies are a small file of letters and numbers that are downloaded to your computer when you visit a website. They do not include any directly identifiable infomation and are not harmful to your computer, and are a common feature of websites to perform essential functions and also actions such as remembering your preferences. You can find detailed information about Cookies, including how to delete, allow or block them at the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK):
If you leave a comment on this site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit the login page or log in, several cookies are set up to save your login and screen information which last for two days for the login cookies and a year for the screen cookies (unless you set them clear when your browser closes). If you choose the “Remember Me” option your login will persist for two weeks. When you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you leave a comment on posts, a cookie will be stored on your computer. This is for convenience, so that you won’t need to re-type your information again if you want to leave another comment. Three cookies are set in this case:
These will expire just under one year from the time they’re set.
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How long your data is retained for
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so follow-up comments can be recognized and approved automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Personal information provided for newsletter subscription only will be retained for as long as newsletters are continued or until you unsubscribe.
If you contact me I may keep a record of that correspondence.
If you register on this website (if the option is available), personal information you provide in your user profile will be stored. You can see, edit, or delete your personal information at any time (except you cannot change your 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 held about you, including any data you have provided.. You can also request that any personal data we held about you is erased. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.