General site usage (including cookies)
Data collected by these tools may include (but not be limited to):
- Pages visited
- Referring URL and domain
- The type of device, operating system and browser you are using
- Your country
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Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, tweets, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Your email address will not be used for any other purpose than to update you with news from the blog and things I think you will find interesting about the Lake District, and will not be passed on to third parties. You can unsubscribe at any time – simply look out for the ‘unsubscribe’ link included at the bottom of every email.
In order to leave a comment on the blog, you are asked to leave your name and email address. Your email address will not be publically published, will not be used to contact you, and will not be added to the blog’s email list.
When you leave comments on the site, data collected includes that shown in the comments form (name and email address), and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Comments are processed by a GDPR-compliant third-party security service.
Comments on Lake District Gems, and all stored backups of the site, are hosted with a reputable and GDPR-compliant business host.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.
Should a data breach occur, this will be reported to the Information Commissioners Office and relevant individuals within 72 hours of it being identified.
Your rights to access your information
If you have left comments on the blog, 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 correct or 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.
If you would like to make such a request, please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
Changes to this policy
Please note that I reserve the right to amend this policy at any time in line with legislation changes and best practice, so please revisit this page for future changes.
24 May 2018