Privacy & Cookies

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. Any email newsletters you receive from us will always include an opt-out link at the bottom, enabling you to easily unsubscribe.

No personal information you provide us with will ever be passed on to any third parties without your express, prior consent.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use the cookies listed below to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

None of the information we gather using cookies identifies you as an individual, it is entirely anonymous.

If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some of our website’s functions. You can disable or remove cookies from your computer or device using this guide.

Here’s the cookies this website uses:

SessionWordpressBlog/Post CommentsGoogle AnalyticsCookie Message
Session
Type: Temporary
Duration: 1 visit

This cookie ensures that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered. It only lasts for the duration of each visit you make to our website, and expires each time you leave our website or close your browser.

Wordpress
Type: Persistent
Duration: 1 year

WordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses a cookie when logging in and out and is essential for proper website operation. It is only set if you are a registered user, so for most people it is not set at all. User data is all anonymous.

Blog/Post Comments
Type: Persistent
Duration: 1 year

If 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).

Google Analytics
Type: Persistent
Duration: 2 years

To understand how people use our site, and to discover areas on our site with issues, we use Google Analytics. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps us see things like how many people visit our site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast our site loaded, and so on. All data collected is completely anonymous, it does not identify you as an individual in any way.

Cookie Message
Type: Persistent
Duration: 1 year

When you first view a page on this website, you will see a message alerting you of our privacy and cookie policy. If you’ve seen this message once, you probably won’t want to see it again. We use a cookie to remember this setting. User data is all anonymous.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. For instance, our email newsletters are powered by MailChimp.

We may also have to release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the privacy policy modification date and provide information below. It is assumed that you accept such changes if you continue to use the site and services provided.

This policy was last modified on 12th August 2013.

Update – 12/08/2013
We expanded the section on Cookies by adding the table above which shows individual cookies, the information they collect and how it is used.