This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25 May 2012.

What we collect

If you choose to subscribe to the elspethcooper.com newsletter, we will collect the following information:

  • your name
  • your email address

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to provide you with an occasional opt-in newsletter, from which you may unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each newsletter, or by emailing newsletter@elspethcooper.com with UNSUB in the subject line.

We will not contact you on this email address for any other purpose, nor will we sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

The cookies we use are provided by third-party applications, as follows:

Provider Name Function
AddThis __atuvc Ensures you see the updated count if you share a page and return to it before the share count cache at AddThis is updated. No data is sent back to AddThis. The __atuvc cookie expires approximately two years after it is set.
WordPress.org comment_authorcomment_author_emailcomment_author_url These are purely a convenience for the visitor, storing the details provided when posting a comment so that if you wish to post another, you do not have to re-enter your name, email and URL. These commenter cookies expire approximately one year after they are set.

 

We do not use cookies which track your browsing habits, provide targeted advertising or are in any way intrusive.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

This website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

elspethcooper.com
25 May 2012