Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: This site was created – and is managed – by Chris Larham. You can contact Chris via the contact form found here.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

By default WordPress does not collect any personal data about visitors, and only collects the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users. does not currently have any plugins installed that engage in ‘data collection’.


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 upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Contact form submissions are retained indefinitely as references to identify trends relating to customer service. If, for example, a high volume of contact form submissions over an extended period of time all suggest the same area of website improvement, this can be acted upon by the website administrator.

No information submitted via contact form is used for marketing purposes.


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.


By default WordPress does not collect any analytics data. does not currently have any plugins installed that provide ‘analytics’ services.

Who we share your data with

By default WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone. does not share any personal data with third parties.

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.

As mentioned above, contact form submissions are retained indefinitely for customer service purposes.

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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information

For privacy-specific concerns, please contact Chris Larham using the contact form found here.

Additional information does not engage in complex collection or processing of personal data.

How we protect your data

Contact form submissions are not stored on the server, they are sent to the site administrator’s email account. This account requires a ‘username’ and ‘password’ login, and has never been breached.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the highly unlikely event of a data breach, the site administrator will advise all individuals affected via email.

What third parties we receive data from does not receive data from any third parties.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Since adverts are not a feature of this website, no data is aggregated for advertising profiling.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements is not subject to any additional privacy laws.