1.1 It is not necessary to register in order to use most parts of this website.
Use of Website
1.3 You may print and download material from this website provided that you do not modify or reproduce any content without our prior written consent.
1.4 All reasonable measures are taken to ensure that this website is operational all day, every day. However, occasionally technical issues may result in some downtime and accordingly I will not be liable if this website is unavailable at any time.
1.5 Where possible, I always try to give advance warning of maintenance issues that may result in website down time but I’m not be obliged to provide such notice.
Visitor Provided Material
1.7 When using this website you shall not post or send to or from this website any material:
(a) for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;
(b) that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in the United Kingdom;
(c) which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.
1.8 I will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring me to disclose the identity or other details of any person posting material to this website in breach of Paragraph 1.7.
Links to and from Other Websites
1.9 Throughout this website you may find links to third party websites. The provision of a link to such a website does not mean that I endorse that website. If you visit any website via a link on this website you do so at your own risk.
1.10 Any party wishing to link to this website is entitled to do so, provided that the conditions below are observed:
(a) you do not seek to imply that I am endorsing the services or products of another party unless this has been agreed with me in writing;
(b) you do not misrepresent your relationship with this website; and
(c) the website from which you link to this website does not contain offensive or otherwise controversial content, or content that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of a third party.
1.11 By linking to this website in breach of clause 1.10 you shall indemnify me for any loss or damage suffered to this website as a result of such linking.
1.12 Whilst I do take all reasonable steps to make sure that the information on this website is up to date and accurate at all times I do not guarantee that all material is accurate and/or up to date.
1.13 All material contained on this website is provided without any or warranty of any kind. You use the material on this website at your own discretion.
Exclusion of Liability
1.14 I do not accept liability for any loss or damage that you suffer as a result of using this website.
Law and Jurisdiction
What are cookies?
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What are cookies used for?
Cookies allow a website or service to know if your computer or device has visited that website or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the website or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
What cookies does this site use?
Google Analytics (3rd party) – I use this to see how many visitors I’m getting, and how they found me. You can find out more about Google Analytics’ Cookies here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.
I may gather information about your general internet use by using the cookie. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer’s hard drive. Such information will not identify you personally; it is statistical data which does not identify any personal details whatsoever.
First and third party cookies
First-party cookies are cookies that belong to this website, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through my website. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for me, for example to help me understand how the website is being used.
How to control and delete cookies
If you want to delete cookies, follow these instructions.
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You can find out more information cookie settings at third-party information sites, like this one.
I am committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors.
I will not sell, rent or trade your personal data with other companies for marketing purposes. The below document lays out in more detail on when and why I collect your personal information, how it is used and how it is kept secure.
I do update this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy regularly.
In running and maintaining this website, I may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information about your use of the website including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information includes traffic data, location data and other communication data.
- Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you register for information or make a purchase.
- Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means.
Use of Your Information
The information that we collect from you is used to provide services to you. In addition to this, we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:
- To provide information to you that you request from me relating to my products or services.
- To provide information to you relating to other products that may be of interest to you. Such additional information will only be provided where you have consented to receive such information.
- To inform you of any changes to this website, services or goods and products.
If you have previously purchased goods or services from this website, I may provide to you details of similar goods or services, or other goods and services, that you may be interested in.
I never give your details to third parties to use your data to enable them to provide you with information regarding unrelated goods or services.
Storing Your Personal Data
In operating this website it may become necessary to transfer data that is collected from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. All reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is stored securely.
Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. I cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
Disclosing Your Information
- In the event that I sell any or all of my business to the buyer.
- Where I am legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
- To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.
Third Party Links
Before you are added to my mailing list you will be provided with a clear opt-in choice. I use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver newsletters. I gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help monitor and improve the e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of my emails or by contacting me directly.
Access to your Data
You can request access and deletion to the data held by contacting me directly.