Effective: 2012; updated 2017

Cookie Law Info is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This webpage tells you the data protection and privacy practices for CookieLawInfo.com, specifically:

What personally identifiable information is collected?
Which organisation is collecting this information?
How this information is used.
Our policy on sharing this information.
How we protect your information.
How you can correct any inaccuracies in this information.
Plain English Summary.
We take your privacy very seriously.

Cookie Law does not actively track you as an individual.

Should you send us an email via the contact form below, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you.

Should you comment on a blog post or web page on this site, then your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database. This makes your name, website address and comment (not your email address) viewable by the general public on the website.

The website does use some cookies when you browse this website. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing.

We do not use 3rd Party / Tracking / Advertising cookies.

If you don’t know what cookies are or if you would like to find out more, please read our guide “What are cookies? A 2 minute guide”.

NONE OF THE INFORMATION WE GATHER VIA COOKIES IDENTIFIES YOU AS AN INDIVIDUAL – IT IS ALL ENTIRELY ANONYMOUS.

The cookies we use are detailed below:

Cookie Type Duration Description
To delete the cookie used to remember if you have viewed this policy or not, click here: Delete Cookies

To find out how to delete cookies, please read our guide “How to delete cookies”.

Which organisation is collecting this information
CookieLawInfo.com is a website owned by Richard Ashby, a WordPress developer based in London, England. CookieLawInfo is primarily an open source project and something the author has chosen to give to the WordPress community, licensed under GPL2.

How this information is used
If you have chosen to share it with us, we use your email address to contact you in reply to your message, or to send you our newsletter. f you have entered your email address to leave a comment on the blog, it is used to identify your comment, however it is not displayed on the website or shared with any third party.

We may also use your email to help resolve issues or disputes, for example if you tell us that you cannot see any of your posts on the website, we would probably search our database using your email address to help diagnose the problem.

Our disclosure of this information
We do not share your personal information or email address with third parties.

Email opt-out
Just like you, we hate spam. We do not send you spam emails.

You may opt-out of our emails at any time. An ‘unsubscribe’ link is included in all of our email newsletters.

Protection of  information
Cookie Law uses best endeavour to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information but we do not use encryption (such as SSL) or firewalls to further protect the information as it travels across the Internet. We do not believe that the personal information we collect warrants this level of security. It is important to be aware that there is no such thing as “perfect internet security”.

How to correct inaccurate information
Once posted, you cannot change or remove any comments you have submitted on our website pages and/or posts. However, if you would like to have this information removed please contact us and we will do this for you.

You should know that because of technical constraints, all information is never completely removed from our databases. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personally identifiable information will be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests that it be removed. We will aim to remove all publicly-facing information.

How to contact us
Please use the contact form on this site to contact us.

Changes to the Privacy Policy
From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy in line with website changes that may affect the personal information we gather about you. It is assumed that you accept such changes if you continue to use the site and services. If you do not accept such changes then you should stop using CookieLawInfo.com’s website and services, and contact us (details above) if you would like any information removed.

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 carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers