Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is effective as at May 21, 2018.

Who we are

Our website address is:

At, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information received and collected by us and how it is used.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Newsletter Subscriptions

If you subscribe to our newsletter via a form on this site we will collect and store your…

  • Name
  • Email address

This data will be used for the purpose of sending you that newsletter, notifying you of new content on the website and sending you offers which may be of interest to you. To be added to our mailing list you must confirm your subscription and give consent to the collection of your data. You can unsubscribe at any time via a link at the end of every message sent.

We use AWeber to manage your subscription. If you reside in the EU, AWeber are fully compliant with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You can view AWeber’s Privacy Policy here:

Your subscription data will not be used for any other purpose and will not be shared with or sold to any other party.


When visitors leave comments 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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you use the contact form on this site the data you submit will only be used for the purpose of responding to your enquiry and is not stored in a database. You will not be added to a mailing list unless you specifically request that to happen.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Analytics data (see below) is retained for 26 months.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the 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

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


Like many other Web sites, makes use of log files for analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. uses Google Analytics for this purpose. Google’s Privacy Policy can be viewed at:

Cookies uses cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

For more information on cookies and how we use them see our Cookies Policy.

Personal Data: your rights if you are located in the EU

The right to be informed

You have the right to expect us to be completely transparent in how we use your data, including email and phone numbers.

The right of access

You have the right to know exactly what information we hold about you and access that information.

The right of rectification

You have the right to have personal data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

The right to erasure

You have the right to have your personal data deleted or removed without the need for a specific reason as to why.

The right to restrict processing

You have the right to block or suppress processing of your personal data.

The right to data portability

You may retain and reuse your personal data for your own purpose.

The right to object

You have the right to object to your personal data being used for purposes such as direct marketing, scientific and historical research, or for the performance of a task in the public interest.

Please contact us if you wish to exercise any of these rights.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint. For more information contact your local data protection authority.