Your Privacy Matters

Who we are: 
Our website address is: The website is run by John S Rushton based in the UK.

Why we need your personal information:
For us to get back contact with you, we require your name and email address to reply. We will not require any more details at this stage.

Other uses of your personal information:
We may ask you if we can process your personal information for additional purposes in broadcasts.

Comments policy:
When visitors leave comments on the site we 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 anonymized string created from your email 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.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data:
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data:
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Who we share your personal information with:
Your personal information will not be shared with external sources and will only be kept at our office in the UK.

How we protect your personal information:
Your personal information is stored using password protected databases.

How long we keep your personal information:
We will only keep your personal information for as long as necessary. You have the right to be erased from our system once your enquiry is dealt with.

Calling our phone lines:
Our UK phone line 0844 884 3108 will cost 7.5p per minute, plus your telephone provider charge and you will need to check with your telephone provider for their charges of calling an 0844 number. Calling the phone number will put you through to John Rushton who is based in the UK, and will take necessary details from you including your name and possibly email address and then discard of them when your enquiry is dealt with. All information is confidential.

Personal data the website automatically captures:
The website automatically captures your IP Address, which is the method or protocol by which data is sent from one computer to another on the Internet. The reason this is done, is to block attempts to hack or crash the website and records their location. None of the data is used for marketing purposes.

By submitting your personal information to us, you signify your consent to our using the information to contact you.

Your rights:
Should you feel any concern about how your data is being used, email and we will be happy to update you.

This policy was updated on May 24th 2018 and is subject to revision.