Like most websites you visit, this website automatically collects some information about you and your visit.
This privacy notice tells you what personal information is collected, what it is used for and how it is used, how you can restrict that personal information being passed to the website and what the implication of doing so might be.
I am in the process of implementing a method by which visitors to the website will be made aware of the cookies and other information this website retains and which will seek your consent to hold that information.
|Cookie Source||CookieName||Data stored in the cookie, its purpose and duration|
|WordPress||wordpress_test_cookie||This is set by WordPress to check it can set cookies. It does not contain any personal information about you and is deleted when you close your browser.|
|Wordfence||wordfence_verifiedHuman||This is set by the website’s security software to verify if the visitor is a bot or human. It does not contain any personal information about you and is deleted after 24 hours.|
|Wordfence||wfvt_ followed by 11 digits||This is set by the website’s security software to track a user for the duration of their visit so that we can group their page views together. It does not contain any personal information about you and is deleted after 30 minutes.|
|JetPack (WoedPress)||eucookielaw||Used to store the state of acceptance to the EU Cookie Law banner. It does not contain any personal information about you and is deleted after 30 days.|
|Accessibility||a11y-larger-fontsize||This is used to store the state of the font size selected. It does not contain any personal information about you and is deleted when you close your browser.|
|Accessibility||a11y-high-contrast||This is used to store the state of the high contrast display. It does not contain any personal information about you and is deleted when you close your browser.|
|WordPress||wp-postpass_ followed by 32 characters||Remembers if you have enterd the correct password for password-protected pages and posts. It does not contain any personal information about you and is deleted after 10 days.|
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Some videos from YouTube are embedded in this website. When you play one of these videos, YouTube may set cookies on your computer. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
If you wish to view cookies from a website, consult your browser’s help pages.
Changing browser settings to accept or reject cookies
If you wish to prevent all cookies from being placed on your computer, you will need to change your browser settings to reject cookies. How to do this will depend on which browser you use and further details for the most popular browsers is provided below. However, this may severely affect how web pages look and how they function and some websites may not display at all. These links also provide information on additional security and privacy features and tools.
For other browsers, consult the browser’s help pages or the browser’s supplier.
For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone please refer to your phone’s manual or the manufacturer’s website.
Information regarding the PECR on cookies can be found on the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office.
The Internet Advertising Bureau website Your Online Choices allows you to install opt-out cookies across different advertising networks.
Google has developed a browser add-on to allow users to opt-out of Google Analytics across all websites which use this popular analytics product.
New technologies such as Mozilla’s Do Not Track allow you to tell websites not to track you.
Internet Explorer has a feature called Tracking Protection Lists which allows you to import a list of websites you want to block.
Many browsers, including Chrome and Firefox, allow you to prevent third-party websites setting cookies. Consult your browser’s help pages for further information.
If you subscribe to the RSS feeds using an RSS Reader, no information about you or your subscription is retained.
When you visit this website, standard Internet server log information is collected. This includes browser data, your IP address and the pages you visit. This is stored in the website server logs as it is done on most other websites you visit.
Use of personal information
Other than as stated above, this website does not use or collect any other personal information. No personal information is passed to others except where required by law.
The server that hosts this website is located in the UK.
Links to other websites
I accept no liability for any websites linked to from this website.
Changes to this privacy notice
This privacy notice is kept under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 01 March 2018.
If you have any queries about this privacy notice, please contact us.