We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

1. What information do we collect?

We collect the following information via this website:

  • your contact information and message if you choose to fill in our contact form;
  • your name, email address, website (where applicable) and comment if you choose to use our blog comment form.

2. Cookies

When we provide services, we want to make them easy to use, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies.

You can manage these small files yourself.  You can find out how to do this, and learn more about Cookies in general here.

Our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies. The cookies we use are ‘1st party’ cookies.  We don’t use any ’3rd party’ cookies (these are often used to track behaviour across a range of websites, so targetted advertising can then be applied. We don’t do this!!). The following list outlines exactly what cookies this website uses, and what they are used for:

Google Analytics:

Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and what content is most popular. This helps to ensure that our website is responding to your needs in the best way possible.  Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

  • __utma (Expiry: 2 years)
  • __utmb (Expiry: 30 minutes)
  • __utmc (Expiry: At end of session)
  • __utmz (Expiry: 6 months)

WordPress Comments

When you leave a comment on our blog, three cookies are set to store your name, email address and website.  This is so that if you wish to leave another comment, you won’t have to re-type this information:

  • comment_author_4fdb39e01e88e0ddaf9959a82eee241b (Expiry: A little under 1 year)
  • comment_author_email_4fdb39e01e88e0ddaf9959a82eee241b (Expiry: A little under 1 year)
  • comment_author_url_4fdb39e01e88e0ddaf9959a82eee241b (Expiry: A little under 1 year)

Adaptive Images

We use a technology called ‘Adaptive Images’ to display appropriately sized images across all screensizes.  This sets a cookie to store your screensize:

  • resolution

 3. Using your personal data

Personal data submitted on this website will only be used to administer the website, improve your browsing experience, provide news updates and deal with any enquiries made by you.

4. Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy. In addition, we may disclose information about you:

  • to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  • in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

5. Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

6. Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

7. Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00). You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email at any time. Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

8. Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

9. Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please contact us.

10. Data controller

The data controller responsible for our website is Activinsights Ltd.