Privacy Policy

At, the privacy of my visitors is of extreme importance to me. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by and how it is used.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser. also uses cookies/web beacons from both Google and Facebook to track the effectiveness of any advertising campaigns it runs on those networks.

DoubleClick DART Cookie
.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to and other sites on the Internet.
.:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL –

Some of my advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on my site. My advertising partners include ….

Google Adsense
Gala Coral Group

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements and links that appear on and which are sent directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by our site’s third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site. has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.’s privacy policy does not apply to, and I cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites


When visitors leave comments on the site I 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 e-mail 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.


When voting in polls on the website a cookie may be stored on your computer in order to prevent repeat voting. In addition I also collect the IP addresses of anyone who has voted in polls again to prevent repeat voting. This data is not used for any other purpose other than to prevent repeat voting in polls and is completely anonymous 


You have a right under GDPR to see what data I hold for you and also a right to be forgotten and have that data removed.

To see what data I hold you should send a subject access request to from the email address you have used when commenting on this website. You can also send requests to be forgotten to this email address too

You will then receive emails requiring you to confirm your email address and then a link allowing you to download the data I hold about you

Please note if you commented on the blog between 25th May 2018 and 7th April 2019 your comments may not appear in this subject access request as they were handled by a 3rd party who anonymised the email addresses of comments to comply with GDPR. Should you wish to see the data relating to these comments you should contact Disqus

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