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How we use Cookies

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites.

The software that the website runs on requires cookies to operate and control registrations.
You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer, but these may stop our website from functioning properly.

The following is strictly necessary in the operation of our website.

This Website Will:
Use cookies for quick loading and distribution of content

The following are not Strictly Necessary, but are required to provide you with the best user experience and also to tell us which pages you find most interesting (anonymously).

This Website Will:
Track the pages you visits via Google Analytics, or similar software to analyse visitors
Remember user preferences
Allow you to share pages with social networks such as Twitter, Instagram etc. (If available)

This website will not:
Share any personal information with third parties.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

Cookies
If you leave a comment or make contact on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and telephone number 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.

Comments and Feedback
When visitors leave comments or feedback on the site 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.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
When using the contact, feedback or comments forms you may be asked for our name, email address and telephone number, the form will also store the date and time of your posting.

Analytics
Our website uses a number of Analytics tools to understand how the website is used.  We don’t knowingly share any personal data with these tools.
Google Analytics – https://www.google.com/analytics/
Jetpack – https://jetpack.com/
Yoast SEO – https://yoast.com

Who we share your data with
We do not share your data with anyone.

How long we retain your data
If you comment, contact us using the contact form or leave feedback, the message and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data
If you have made contact using the contact forms, you can request to receive any personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data
Your data is only used to contact you.

Your contact information
Should you wish to contact us about how we use your data please contact us using the contact details at the bottom of the page.