Privacy Policy

Who we are

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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 anonymised 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 leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website 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.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


When anyone visits I may use the third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns.

I do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site.

This information is processed in a way that does not identify anyone and we will make no attempt, nor allow Google to attempt, to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Google’s privacy policy is available here:


As part of the registration process for our newsletter, we collect personal information. We use that information to be able to send you the newsletter or special offers.

We don’t rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

If you sign up to our newsletter, you’ll find we use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter.

MailChimp gathers statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter.  For more information, see MailChimp’s privacy notice.

You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing email our data protection officer.

Who we share your data with

I do not share your information with anyone unless you agree when I ask you for the information.

How long we retain your data

Currently you cannot register on the website nor is there a contact form, so no data is captured.

What rights you have over your data

If in future I put in any mechanisms to capture your information, you will be entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that I hold. You can also request that I erase any personal data I hold about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Email your request to our data protection officer

Additional information

What third parties we receive data from

I receive no information from third parties.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

I do not use any information you give to profile you. There is no automated decision making processes on this site.

How to contact us

If you have questions or concerns about the committee’s privacy practices, how your personal information has been handled, or if you wish to file a complaint, please email our data protection officer

If you have any issues with how we use your information, you have the right to raise a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Updating this privacy notice

I keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 5 January 2020.

Are You Over 18?

You must be over 18 to enter the site – I’d hate to be accused of corrupting an innocent.