What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website (Mark Woodbury) and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The Website: This website and its operators take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure where at all possible and reasonable the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website aims to comply with all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies: Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and it’s third party providers.

This websites make use of Cookies for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network and only when it is strictly necessary to provide an ‘information society service’ (eg a service over the internet) requested by the subscriber or user. As such, this site does not ask for consent to make use of Cookies, as covered by the ICO exemption (ICO – Guide to PECR – Cookies and similar technologies).

Cookies used: This site only makes use of Cookies from our third party service providers, necessary for the operation of this service. For details of their privacy policies, please see the below section on “Third party provider policies”.

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.

Information Gathered

The below section details the information gathered by this site (or third parties necessary for the operation of this site) from users.

Logging: We and/or our third party providers log standard technical information, such as, but not limited to, the numerical Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. This information is primarily used for the diagnoses of technical issues, responding to operational requirements or for analytical purposes. During this use, unless otherwise required by law, we do not use the information to identify individuals and will, where possible, respect user’s privacy (for example through the honoring of “Do Not Track” requests or similar).

Comments: 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.

Third party provider policies

In order to provide this service, we use third party providers (such, but not limited to, hosting, content delivery and security services). These service providers may place session cookies on your computer, log standard technical information, such as the numerical Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. Our service providers may also store and organize the personal information collected through this site on our behalf.

For all of our service providers, hosting providers and any other providers we may use in the future, the information collected from our users remains protected by the terms of our agreements with those providers and we will aim to ensure that the information to be kept confidential and disclosed only to those who require such access in the course of their assigned duties.

We may change the specific third-party providers from time to time, and will transfer stored information to any new provider subject to similar restrictions and agreements. From time to time, we may work with third-party consultants or other service providers who may have access to personally identifiable information. In such cases, we will restrict their use of personally identifiable information in accordance with their assigned tasks.

This site also provides links to or interacts with a wide variety of third-party websites, including links to sites like social media or media hosting websites, including via application programming interfaces (APIs). We encourage users to read the privacy policies of any website visited via links from or interactions with this website.

Third party providers: The below is the current providers used by this site, along with links to their current privacy policies.

Disclosure of Your Information

While we endeavor to provide the highest level of protection for your information, we may disclose personally identifiable information about you to third parties in limited circumstances, including: (1) with your consent; or (2) when we have a good faith belief it is required by law, such as pursuant to a Court order or other judicial or administrative order.

If we are required by law to disclose the information that you have submitted, we will attempt to provide you with prior notice (unless we are prohibited or it would be futile) that a request for your information has been made in order to give you an opportunity to object to the disclosure. We will attempt to provide this notice by email, if you have given us an email address, or by postal mail if you have entered a postal address. If you do not challenge the disclosure request, we may be legally required to turn over your information.

In addition, we will object to requests for access to information about users of our site that we believe to be improper.

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.

External Links

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. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to;

The operators 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.


Where at all possible and reasonable, we employ industry standard security measures to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. This includes enabling HTTPS by default for all users.

Although we make good faith efforts to store information collected in a secure operating environment, we cannot guarantee complete security. Information collected will be maintained for a length of time appropriate to our needs.

Data owner

Mark Woodbury who can be contacted via [email protected]

Changes to Our Policies

This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. If we make any substantive changes to our policies, we will update changes on this page.

Portions of the above Policy have been used from the EFF’s Privacy Policy and Jamie King’s Privacy Policy