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The privacy of our visitors to helencraddock.com is important to us. At helencraddock.com, we recognise that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit helencraddock.com, and how we safeguard your information. We will never sell your personal information to third parties.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Sky), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.
Cookies and Web Beacons
We also use third party advertisements on helencraddock.com to support the site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed.
This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing London restaurant ads to someone in London, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites). You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to leave a comment.
When you subscribe to anything on helencraddock.com, including the newsletter, any download offers or any training course, you are required to double opt-in. This is part of our GDPR compliance. Failure to complete the double opt-in will mean that you not be successfully subscribed.
This means that you will be sent a confirmation email, and your subscription will not be live until you click that link.
You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of every email or use the contact form to be removed.
Please note that your details are stored with my mailing list provider, Mailerlite. I have access to your data, along with any employees of helencraddock.com, including freelancers.
My blog posts may contain links to other websites, and I am not responsible for content or the privacy policies on other websites.
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Comments may be published at the bottom of blog posts.
Whatever you enter into the ‘name’ field will be public, so you may wish to use your first name or an alias.
Your email address is not published, and by leaving a comment with your email address you are not subscribing to any newsletters from me (you might choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment, and there is a link to unsubscribe in any emails you are sent.)
Your IP address will be logged when you leave a comment, this is not for public viewing.
Comments are held for moderation, and I approve them at my discretion.
Subject Access Request
If you want to see a copy of the information I hold about you, under section 7 of the Data Protection Act then complete the contact form, with your name and email address.
Your email needs to come from the email address you used when registering, so that I can make sure I am not sending personal data to the wrong person. If you no longer have access to the email account you used, then you will still need to let me know which email address you used and provide photographic proof of ID such as a photo of your driving license.
Please note that the law permits me 40 days to respond to a Subject Access Request.
If any data breaches do take place, then I will let you know as soon as I am made aware of it.