Privacy and Cookie Policy


Effective: 1st May 2012

CookieLawInfo is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This webpage tells you the data protection and privacy practices for, specifically:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected
  • Which organisation is collecting this information
  • How this information is used
  • Our policy on sharing this information
  • How we protect your information
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in this information

Plain English Summary

I take your privacy very seriously.

Should you comment on a blog post or web page on this site, then your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database (as you would expect). This makes your name, website address and comment (but not your email address) viewable by the general public on the website.

The website does use some cookies when you browse this website. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing.

If you don’t know what cookies are or if you would like to find out more, please read the BBC Webwise Guide


Cookie Audit

Cookie Law NoticePersistent1 YearIf you have read and accepted the cookie notice on this site then a cookie will have been set so that you do not see that notice again!
Google AnalyticsTo understand how people use this site, and to discover areas on the site with issues, I use Google Analytics. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps me see things like how many people visit the site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast the site loaded, and so on. All data collected is completely anonymous, it does not identify you as an individual in any way.
Shopping CartSessionVisitTo keep track of any items that you have added to your shopping cart as you move from page to page a temporary cookie is set. This will disappear as soon as you close the web browser.
Social MediaExternalTo make it as easy as possible for you to like posts on Facebook, tweet on Twitter or add to your Tumblr the site uses allows cookies from social media sites to know that you are on our site.
WordPressPersistent1 YearIf you leave a comment on the website e.g. on a page, article or blog post, then a cookie may be stored to 'remember' your email address for the next time you post (should you choose the "remember me" option).