What are cookies?
Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites.
By using my website, you are consenting to this use. If you do not consent, you must disable cookies in your browser, but this may stop the website from functioning properly on your device. Google have an add on to their browser to help you control which cookies you are happy with and which you’d like to disable. You can download this add-on by clicking here.
I try to use as few data collection plugins as possible but there are some which I use to help me to determine who is using my website and how I can use the website to serve people well.
You will notice that I have a mailing list which you’re welcome to sign up to. I send a weekly email on a Friday and may occasional send mid-week emails. I use MailerLite as my email list manager, you can view their security and privacy information on their legal page by clicking this link. You can opt out of my emails at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of the emails.
If you contact me via the contact form on my website, in doing so, you are consenting for me to respond to your enquiry via email. Contacting me via my contact form will not add you to my mailing list and I will not contact you via email for anything other than your enquiry.
To manage the cookies and similar technologies used (tracking pixels, web beacons, etc.) and related consents, we use the consent tool “Real Cookie Banner”. Details on how “Real Cookie Banner” works can be found at <a href=”https://devowl.io/rcb/data-processing/” rel=”noreferrer” target=”_blank”>https://devowl.io/rcb/data-processing/</a>.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data in this context are Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR and Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest is the management of the cookies and similar technologies used and the related consents.
The provision of personal data is neither contractually required nor necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the personal data. If you do not provide the personal data, we will not be able to manage your consents.
Collection use and sharing of information
I am the sole owner of the information collected on the website. I only collect information that you voluntarily give me, and I only use this information to respond to you on subjects relating to the reason you contacted me.
I will not sell or rent your information to anyone. I will not share your information with any third party outside my organisation, other than as necessary to fulfil your request.
Your access to and control over information
You may opt out of any future contacts from me at any time. You can do the following at any time by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
See what data I have about you, if any
Change or correct any data I have about you
Ask me to delete any data I have about you
Express any concern you have about my use of your data
Your rights under the GDPR
You have the right, under the General Data Protection Regulation, to have access to your data and to have it erased. Such requests are dealt with on a case-by-case basis, and certain data will need to be kept for legal, accounting and operational needs.
Where the law so requires it, I will share your data with the government or legal authority, by acting in good faith in alignment with what the law requires of me. This may include personal data, business data, and financial information.
Changes to the Data policy
Should I revise my data policy in the future I’ll provide you with notification.
I take precautions to protect your information. When you submit your personal details via the website, this information is protected both online and offline.
Thanks for reading and if you’d like any further information regarding privacy on my website, or have any questions, please do get in touch.