How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you browse the website, contact us, or sign up any newsletters we may send.
What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect might include your name, email address, and IP address. This only relates to specific circumstances, such as contacting us, signing up to any newsletters we may send, or commenting on articles.
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
- let you know of responses to comments you have made on articles
- send you any newsletters that you may have signed up for
- contact you in the event of a query you have made
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We will hold your personal information on our systems only for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity.
Use of ‘cookies'
It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer consult the help section of your particular browser.
Sharing you personal data with third parties
We never sell or willing give your personal data to third parties for their use. We do however use third parties as data processors. These may include Google (for non personal identifiable analytics), and MailChip, for personally identifiable data used for sending email newsletters. As such some or all of your data might be stored on servers outside the EU. In these cases, the storage and use of your data will still be governed by this policy, and EU law, and covered under the EU-US Privacy Shield.
Links to other websites
In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
How you can access and delete or update your information
The only identifiable information we hold is that relating to comments, previous emails you may have sent us, and newsletters (should you have opted in to receive them). You have a right to access the information we hold about you, and you can exercise this right by emailing us via our contact page.
If you have never commented on any of our articles, contacted us, or opted in to receive newsletters form us, then we do not hold any identifiable information on you at all.
This policy was update in May 2018.