Privacy Policy

1. Personal information that this website collects, and why it is collected:

This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:

1.1 Cookies

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better.

Cookies can be either ‘first party’, which means they are used by an organisation on its own website, or ‘third party’ which is when they are used by an organisation on another organisation’s website. Some cookies are ‘session’ cookies that are deleted from your computer as soon as you close your web browser. ‘Persistent’ cookies do not self-delete until a specific period of time has elapsed. Further below we provide information on the cookies we use and highlight which are first and third party.

For more general information about cookies visit: All About Cookies.org. There is also a useful video about cookies on Google’s website.

By using and browsing this website, you consent to using the first and third party cookies that we use. If you do not consent, you must disable cookies (please see guidance below) or please refrain from using the site.

First party cookies

The table below lists the first party cookies we use and their purpose:

Cookie Name or Service Purpose More information
wordpress_test_cookie Our website sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
catAccCookies This cookie is set by the UK cookie consent popup to record that you accept the fact that our website uses cookies.
Google Analytics These cookies are used by the Google Analytics service to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Overview of Google Analytics cookie usage

How can I control cookies?

Most web browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to reject all cookies, to only allow ‘trusted’ websites to use them, or to only accept cookies from those websites which you are currently on.

Please note: rejecting cookies is not recommended as this is likely to result in some features on this website not functioning correctly or as intended.

There is guidance available on the website All About Cookies.org which tells you how to control and remove cookies using the options available in your web browser.

More information

If you require more information about how this website uses cookies, please get in touch.

1.2 Contact form submissions / email links

Should you choose to contact us using the website contact form or an email link, none of the data that you supply will be stored by this website. It will be delivered to an email address which, for the purposes of this privacy policy, is considered a third-party data processor. This third-party data processor is detailed in section (3) of this privacy policy.

2. Website hosting

All traffic (transferral of files) between this website and your browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS.

The server that this website is hosted upon is within a data centre staffed to support on site engineering, installation, operations and maintenance activities. Fully managed 24/7/365 by skilled engineers and monitored around the clock by Network Operations Centre staff and security personnel.

All centres used by the hosting company are specially designed, equipped and secured to the highest standards, with redundancy at all levels. All boast state of the art systems including:

  • ISO 9001, 27001, 14001 accreditations
  • Air conditioning with n+1 redundancy, average 22C temperature
  • Fire protection inc. laser smoke detection. Alarm installation and VESDA (very early smoke detection alarm) sensors
  • Automatic argon gas based fire suppression system
  • Water detection systems
  • 365/24/7 Security patrols and surveillance
  • 230V AC UPS Power Capacity, 2n redundant with 10 minutes autonomy
  • Raised anti static flooring
  • Electrically grounded infrastructure
  • Lighting 400 Lux at ground Level
  • 24/7 Facility access
  • Indefinite power supplied by backup diesel generator
  • Overhead cabling

In addition the server itself combines ModSecurity and Fail2Ban, delivering server-to-site security out of the box.

This site also runs a Web Application Firewall (WAF) to provide an additional layer of security.

3. Third Party Data Processors

At this time I use a Google as a third party data processor to process personal data on my behalf (primarily for email). This third party is based in the USA and is EU-U.S Privacy Shield compliant. Read the Google Privacy policy.

4. Data Breaches

I will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any third party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

5. Changes to this privacy policy

This privacy policy may change from time to time inline with legislation or industry developments. I will not explicitly inform my clients or website users of these changes. Instead, I recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes.

Contact

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Any submitted contact details will never end up on a mailing list or be passed on to anyone else. For more information about data consent and how your data is stored, please view the website privacy policy.

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8 Lower Ormond St
Manchester, UK
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