Statement of intent
From time to time, you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself (e.g. name and email address etc) in order to receive or use services on our website. Such services include newsletters, competitions, “Alert Email”, live chats, message boards and membership of the site.
By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable and its service providers to provide you with the services you select. Whenever you provide such personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy. Our services are designed to give you the information that you want to receive. will act in accordance with current legislation and aim to meet current Internet best practice.
Subscription by email
You can safely enter your email address in the subscription form. It will never be sold to anyone for any reason.
You can safely enter your email address in your comments. Your email address will not be displayed. It will never be sold to anyone for any reason. Your email address may be used to notify you ( automatically by the system ) whenever there is a reply to your comments or further comments in the post you have commented.
We gather non-personal data regarding the visitors to our site using cookies and code which is embedded in the site. Both the cookies and the embedded code provide non-personal statistical information about visits to pages on the site, the duration of individual page view, paths taken by visitors through the site, data on visitors’ screen settings and other general information. uses this type of information, as with that obtained from other cookies used on the site, to help it improve the services to its users.
Web Server Log
Your IP address is automatically logged by our Apache webserver. However that information is only used statistically to find out the reach of this weblog. All the logs are automatically discarded every couple of months. Non-identifying aggregate information may be retained.