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cookie policy

First of all. . .  what is a cookie?   A 'cookie' is a small file placed on your computer's hard drive or mobile device when you first visit a website.

This site uses a Google Analytics cookie, which identifies the pages being viewed.   It also records the frequently with which each page or service is accessed, and remembers the search terms that were used to find the site  (or links that were followed).   This allows web page traffic to be analysed and the site optimised accordingly.

What else does this cookie do?   It tells us about the devices used to access the website;  (the Operating System, screen shape & size, resolution etc.) so that the pages display correctly.   This is why you will see the 'Cookie Permissions' box again if you access the site from a different device!

This cookie is safe!   This 'traffic log' cookie cannot harm your computer or compromise your data in any way   It does NOT give access to any of your personal information.   We CANNOT see your name, IP address or email, details of any other sites you may have visited or your general online activity.

so. . . to accept or decline?

Although your choice will not affect the way the website functions, clicking to ACCEPT cookies will allow pages to be displayed better according to the capabilities of the device you are using;  mobile 'phone, tablet, laptop, desktop PC or SMART TV.

(If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general, visit aboutcookies.org.)

privacy policy

I take your privacy very seriously and this site complies fully with all requirements of GDPR  (General Data Protection Regulations).   As a part of this commitment I will NEVER share your information with third parties without your prior, written, consent.

Statement of Lawful Basis:   I hold and / or process your data because we have entered into a business communication or contract, or you have requested to receive my communications.

Security of your data:   I only hold data that you provide to me in the normal course of business and all data are securely stored according to best practice.

Individual rights requests:   Under GDPR you have the right to be informed about the data held.   You have the right to request that we erase your data. . .  and the right to object to us holding any and all of your personally identifiable information.

If you have any questions, or need help, please contact me using the details below.

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