The IP address helps Google make sense of the data and it is never linked by us to personal data. We only use information gathered by cookies in aggregate. For example, learning that 60% of people viewed the About page or that 50 people arrived at the website after clicking on one of our Tweets.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. 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.
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.
What this website collects
Cookies have names, here’s a list of the cookies we use and what they do:
Google Analytics, aggregate tracking to see how well our website works:
Wordfence, a firewall to protect our website:
Google Maps, to use your Google Maps account preferences:
We collect a minimum of personal data from our contact form. We may collect the following personal information:
Your name if you submit it
Your phone number and email address if you submit them
Submitted contact form information is not stored on the website.
We do not link this personal data with any other website data.
This website does not collect sensitive personal data.
Google as a data processor. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our sites (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored on Google servers in the United States and/or United Kingdom. Google will use this information to evaluate our websites and compile reports on website activity for. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on their behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
What we do with the information we gather
We use this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and for the following reasons:
If you have used the contact form, we will use the information provided to contact you about your message.
We use the tracking information from Google to improve our website content and structure. For example, if the data shows that a given page is not being read much, perhaps it needs rewritten or linked to more clearly.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. 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.
Links to other websites
Our 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.