We primarily use your Personal Data to help us provide a better experience for you on our Website and to provide you the services and/or information you may have requested.
Information that does not identify you personally, but that may assist in providing us broad overviews of our customer base, will be used for market research or marketing efforts. Such information may include, but is not limited to, interests based on your cookies.
Your Personal Data
What data is collected and how is it collected?
The only personal data this Website is collecting are your name and email address when you:
Submit a comment on a blog post
Sent a message through the contact form
Sign up to get a freebie or to join the mailing list
How is this data being used?
Names and emails collected through a comment or contact form are never used other than to reply to the comment or query.
When downloading a freebie or joining the mailing list, an automated email is sent to you to ask explicitly for your consent to be added to our weekly newsletter. If you do not opt-in by clicking on the ‘confirm subscription’ button on the confirmation email, your name and email will not be added to the mailing list.
There are no third-party advertisers collecting your Personal Data on this Website. We will never share or sell your data in any ways with third-party organisations. We do not collect data for advertising purposes.
Your Usage Data
Cookies for a better browsing experience
Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of your browsing history on that website among its many uses.
Cookies are mainly used to improve your experience using this Website, offering a more personalised browsing experience and memorising the choices you made previously for your convenience. For example, cookies remember a user’s name or email address when you send a comment, so you don’t have to enter this again next time.
You can manage these cookies through the settings of your browser on your device.
Cookies and Google Analytics
Cookies and similar tracking technologies are also used for security purposes, to track the activity on our Website and store usage data to analyse through Google Analytics. Usage data may include information such as your device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, mobile type/operating system, the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
IP addresses are being anonymized so this data doesn’t identify you personally. It helps us to monitor usage and identify what users are the most interested in so that we can publish more similar content.
Social network plugins
This Website incorporates plugins and/or buttons for social networks, in order to allow easy sharing of content on your favourite social networks. Cookies may be set if you make voluntary use of the plugin.
The collection and use of information obtained by means of the plugin are governed by the respective privacy policies of the social networks (please refers to the social networks’ own Privacy Policies).
When visitors leave a comment on our Website, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
You can easily block cookies by clicking ‘No’ on the cookie notice when you visit this site. If you want to revoke your cookie consent, please click the button below:Revoke consent
Accessing your data
Where is your data processed and stored?
In the event of a breach of your Personal Data, you will be notified in a reasonable time frame, but in no event later than two weeks, and we will follow all applicable laws regarding such breach.
How long is your data kept?
Google Analytics usage data is retained for 26 months.
Accepted cookies expire after 1 year. Rejected cookies expire after 1 month.
Personal Data for the subscription to the newsletter is kept until the user decides to unsubscribe. Data from unsubscribed users is deleted after 1 month. Data from subscribers who do not engage with any emails are deleted after 1 year.
Your rights to your data
You have the right to know the personal data we hold for you and you also have the right to be forgotten meaning you can ask for your data to be deleted.
If you wish to modify or delete any information we may have about you, or you wish to simply access any information we have about you, you may reach out to us at the following email address: email@example.com.
If you wish to opt-out of the newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the link at the bottom of each of these communications. You can also notify us by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Website does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.
Links to Other Websites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Last update: 1 March 2022