Privacy Policy believes that respecting each other’s privacy is one of the keys to building a truly civilised society.

What information does this website collect?

The “Sign up for our Newsletter” form collects the email addresses of subscribers in order to send out newsletters and to contact subscribers. This information is stored with a third party email marketing solutions provider, MailChimp. does not collect, sell, rent, or otherwise distribute email addresses or any other personal information.

This website uses Google Analytics to analyse traffic to and on

Google Analytics is a web traffic analysis service provided by Google. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of a website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal data collected: Cookie and Usage Data. Place of processing: USA.

Find Google’s privacy policy here

To help pay for the running and publishing of the site, I use Google Adsense program and an Amazon Associates Widget (the I ♥ box at the bottom of the page) to serve ads when you visit my blog.

Please read through’s Privacy Notice which includes a section entitled “What Choices Do I Have“. The notice is long but it is written in plain English.

Google may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by Google, visit this page.

To review or adjust your privacy settings with Google please visit this page. You will find the “Manage what advertisers and websites see” section at the end of the page.

The web server for this blog also tracks the IP addresses of visitors to the site, what time that IP address visited the site and, when possible, the referring website, query, device and operating system used.

Email Policy

All messages and emails that you send to are treated as confidential. However email and internet communication is vulnerable to hacking so always write emails as if the whole world might read them. Although for some reason it’s much harder to remember this when actually writing an email.

Subscribers Policy

You may cancel your subscription to the newsletter at anytime. You will find unsubscribe links in any emails sent.

This policy was last updated 29th October 2015