Privacy Policy & Cookies

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Our Privacy and Cookie Policy (Effective: 26th May 2012)

www.graemestorm.co.uk are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

The information below describes to you (the user) what data protection and privacy practices are used for www.graemestorm.co.uk and especially:

  • What personal identifiable information is collected
  • What organisation is collecting this information
  • How your information is used
  • Our business policy on sharing the information
  • How all your information is protected
  • How you can correct any information that we store

 

Summary

We at www.graemestorm.co.uk take your privacy very seriously.

Children (under 18s) are not eligible to use our services and should not submit any personal information to www.graemestorm.co.uk.

www.graemestorm.co.uk does not actively track you (the user) as an individual.

Should you send us an email via our contact pages, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us. The information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you and that is all.

If you raise a comment on our blog page or any web page within our site(s), your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database (as you would expect). This makes your name, website address and comment (but not your email address) viewable by the general public on the website.

Our website does use some cookies when you browse. They are used to ensure floor less running of our website(s) and also to help us improve your user experience when browsing through.

www.graemestorm.co.uk does not use 3rd Party / Tracking / Advertising cookies.

If you dont know what cookies are or if you would like to find out more, please contact us.

NONE OF THE INFORMATION WE GATHER VIA COOKIES IDENTIFIES YOU AS AN INDIVIDUAL OR USER IT IS ALL ENTIRELY ANONYMOUS.

 

The Cookies

The cookies we use are detailed below:

Cookie Name and description

Blog/Post Comments If you leave a comment on our website(s) 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).

Viewed Cookie Policy In the header of each web page on this site 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.

Google Analytics In the header of each web page on this site 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.

WordPress (WP-Settings-1 and WP-Settings-Time-1) www.graemestorm.co.uk uses WordPress and other CMS systems as it’s Content Management System (CMS) which runs the websites. It uses a “session cookie” when logging in and out and is essential for proper website operation. User data is all anonymous.

(If you do not know how to delete cookies, please contact us).

 

 

Which business or organisation is collecting information?

www.graemestorm.co.uk

 

How your information is stored

If you (the user) have chosen to share information with our business websites, we will use your email address to contact you in reply to your message or social network contact. If you have entered your email address to leave a comment on the blog, it is used to identify your comment, however it is not displayed on the website or shared with any third party only a desired name is displayed.

We may also use your email to help resolve issues or disputes, for example if you tell us that you cannot see any of your posts on the website, we would probably search our database using your email address to help diagnose the problem.

 

Disclosure of your information

www.graemestorm.co.uk does not and will not share your personal information or email address with third parties.

 

Email

We hate spam therefore we do not send you spam emails.

You may opt-out of receiving emails or contact from us at any time.  All you need to do is contact us and you will be removed from our subscriptions.

www.graemestorm.co.uk endeavours to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information but we do not use encryption or firewalls to further protect the information as it travels across the Internet. We do not believe that the personal information we collect warrants this level of security. It is important to be aware that there is no such thing as perfect internet security.

 

Correct inaccurate information

Once you have posted comments on our websites e.g. our blog, you cannot change or remove the comments you have submitted. However, if you would like the information removed, please contact us and we at www.graemestorm.co.uk will remove it for you.

You should know that because of technical constraints, all information is never completely removed from our databases. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personally identifiable information will be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests that it be removed. www.graemestorm.co.uk will always aim to remove all publicly-facing information.

 

Contacting Us

Please use the contact form via this website.

 

Changes to Terms and Conditions / Disclaimers / Policies

Now and then, the business will update terms and conditions, disclaimers and policies in line with changes to our websites which could affect the personal information we gather about you (the user). If you continue to use our websites and services, it will be assumed that you accept our changes. If for any reason, you do not accept our changes then you should stop using www.graemestorm.co.uk website and services and then contact us if you would like any information removed.