Last updated: 07 January 2023
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.
Contact & Communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the General Data Protection Regulation.
Sharing/transferring your data
We may transfer your personal data onto the following third parties:
- Google (legitimate interest in use of email services, storage of survey data, client data, and backups)
- Mailchimp (legitimate interest in email list management)
- MailerLite (legitimate interest in email list management)
- Kinsta (legitimate interest in maintaining website database, including form data storage)
- Microsoft (legitimate interest in using email services)
- Zapier (legitimate interest in connecting functions such as sales and invoicing)
- Legal/accountancy service providers (necessary to fulfil legal obligations regarding the preparation of our accounts and fulfilling tax obligations).
- IT/technical support (legitimate interest in maintaining our services, including but not limited to our website and email services).
- UK government, and other relevant government entities (necessary to fulfil legal obligations, e.g. tax reporting obligations).
Please note that some of our third parties are based outside of the UK, meaning your data may be transferred to them if necessary. Appropriate safeguards are used to protet your data, and the above companies are run to ensure GDPR compliance.
This website operates an email newsletter programme. Users can subscribe through an online process where they affirm their consent to receiving our emails.
We historically used Mailchimp to manage our email list and disseminate emails. Now, we use Mailerlite. As such, when users sign up for our email list, their data is transferred to Mailerlite for this purpose.
Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.
In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign.
We use Mailchimp’s email tracking tools to monitor the performance of our emails. We utilise email analytics tools to optimise email delivery and ensure content is relevant and useful. This data is processed on the basis of legitimate interest.
Subject Access Request
Under the General Data Protection Regulation you may request a copy of personal information held about you by me. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.
The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).
Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
Identity and contact details
The data controller is Audrey Bardwell, practising as Audrey Noakes, who is contactable by mail at International House, 64 Nile Street, London N1 7SR, UK and email at firstname.lastname@example.org.