Privacy Policy

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for and applies solely to information collected by this website.

In line with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) I have a duty to protect personal information collected about you and this privacy statement explains how we this site does this.

From 25 May 2018, GDPR replaces the former EU data protection law. For further details please see

This site may collect the following personal information about you:

  • Your name, email address, phone number, organisation (and any additional information you would like to provide) through the comment or contact me section of this website so that you can make a comment or ask a query.
  • Online identifiers – identifying you ‘pseudonymously’ online – by for example, obtaining your IP address or the operating system of your device, through cookies.

I don’t seek to collect or process sensitive personal information (known as ‘special category information’). This includes information about someone’s health or religious beliefs for example.
However, in the unlikely event that this is provided (for example, if a person voluntarily chooses to provide me with such details through the ‘contact me’ or via a comment section of this website or by emailing me); I will ensure this information is kept private and stored securely, if deemed necessary and we have your explicit consent to do so.

I am not aware that this site has any cookies placed on it. Cookies are only placed on your computer, if you have agreed to this.

You can also choose to set your web browser to restrict or block  cookies which are set by any website, through your browser settings. To find out more about your browser settings, visit the relevant support page below:

However, if cookies are refused, this may interfere with ability to use websites.

When you leave a comment on this blog WordPress will automatically store your gravatar name, IP Address, comment, and email address.

Therefore, leaving a comment is considered a definite intention, as defined by the GDPR, giving me consent to store this information, and permission to contact you in the future.

But please rest assured that your personal information will not be sold or shared with any third parties under any circumstances.

If you wish me to remove your data for any reason please contact author Rachael Stray via email

If for whatever reason you do not consent to the above, please do not leave a comment on this blog or send a message via the contact me page.

For further details about data protection or privacy rights, you can view the following websites or contact the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, which oversees data protection compliance in the UK: