Privacy & Cookies Policy

I want to reassure you that your privacy is respected and safe in my hands. Below outlines why and how this Website uses cookies, and how any collected personal information gets used, stored, and why.

Cookies

Many professional websites use cookies to improve your experience while online. Cookies are small text files that get downloaded to your computer. A cookie isn’t a program, and it doesn’t actively do anything on your computer.

The following paragraphs explain what information this Website’s cookies collect, how I, Stephen Peart, use that information, and why sometimes storing these cookies is necessary. Provided is advice on how to prevent the storage of cookies. However, please be aware that doing so may provide a more basic version of the Website or cause the Website to function inaccurately, with elements appearing broken.

Below details the Cookies that get used on this Website and the reason. Having cookies turned on is recommended to ensure you receive the best experience and continued functionality of the services you use.

Disabling Cookies

It is possible to disable cookies by adjusting the settings on your internet browser; however, due to loss of functionality, it is not recommended. For details on how to do this, please consult your browser’s help guide. 

Cookies which the Website uses

Cookies may get set when using a form such as a contact, subscription, or comment forms on the Website by storing your information to automatically populate the fields if used again in the future.

The Website uses trusted third-party services to help deliver functionality and understand how the Website gets used. Cookies are provided by these services to help achieve this, and below are details of what cookies you might encounter.

Google Analytics

The Stephen Peart website uses Google Analytics to monitor the Website and understand how it gets used. The analytics allows weaker areas to get identified and strengthened and provides insight into which pages are successful, allowing the addition of similar engaging content. Mainly, it offers site owners the opportunity to see how visitors use the site and identifies areas for improvement. The cookies may track things like how long you spend on the site, the pages you visit, and whether it was the mobile or desktop version of the Website.

For more information on Google Analytics cookie usage, read more at their page: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

Wix and Third Party services

The trusted service provider, Wix, hosts the Stephen Peart website. 

Wix uses cookies for many important reasons, including to ensure the active and stable display and experience of the Website.

Stephen Peart may add trusted third party plugins via the Wix platform to provide users with extra functionality and services. These third parties may use cookies to enable them to provide those services effectively. 

Stephen Peart may provide you with selective content based on what you tell us about you directly, or through linking a social media account.

Social Media Integration

This website may, from time to time, provide ways to interact with social media accounts through buttons or plugins. By social networks, we refer to the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and other similar platforms. These social networks might provide cookies on this Website to update your account with the Stephen Peart connection, shares, likes, and similar. They may add to the data they hold for their requirements as detailed in each of their privacy policies.

Further Information

To summarise, cookies are small harmless text files that help to enhance the user experience of a website and to ensure it displays and functions as intended. Disabling cookies is possible, but if you are unsure whether a cookie is required or not, then we’d recommend keeping cookies enabled. If you would like further information on cookies, then please visit: https://www.allaboutcookies.org

 

Privacy Policy

Stephen Peart respects the privacy of information that you may provide to him or that he may collect from you for the circumstances detailed below. Stephen Peart has developed this privacy policy to help you understand how he collects and uses your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).

 

Stephen Peart only collects and uses your Personal Data, where he has lawful grounds to do so and comply with his legal obligations. This Privacy Policy applies only to Stephen Peart’s Website, and not any third-party websites linked to from his website.

Please read the following carefully to understand Stephen Peart’s views and practices regarding your data and how he treats it. 

 

Stephen Peart processes personal data in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA). For the legislation mentioned above, the data controller is Stephen Peart. His contact details are at the end of this policy should you have any questions about this policy or the use of your Personal Data.

 

This policy is effective as of 11th March 2021. 

 

Please note this privacy policy may occasionally change in response to new privacy practices. Please regularly check this privacy policy to make sure you are up to date with its current content.

 

 

1. Information Stephen Peart may collect from you

Stephen Peart may collect and process the following data about you from www.stephenpeart.co.uk (the “Website”)

 

Personal Data that you provide to him

Stephen Peart only collects Personal Data where you choose to interact with him on the Website through:

 

- If you use the Contact Form, then the Personal Data collected is your name, email address, company name, phone number and your message.

 

Data which he collects automatically

When you visit his Website, Stephen Peart automatically collects certain information. He may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system, browser type, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. None of this data identifies any individual.

His use of cookies on the Website may also collect data automatically. Please read the cookie policy above for details and to find out how you can disable cookies by adjusting your settings.

 

2. How Stephen Peart uses your Personal Data

When the law allows him, Stephen Peart may use your Personal Data to respond to your questions, comments, and requests. Also to deliver relevant marketing communications which you have opted in to, and which may be of interest to you, and to improve the Website and services by analysing the information collected.

 

3. Sharing of your Personal Data

Stephen Peart takes your privacy seriously. Stephen Peart does not share Personal Data with anyone, except as permitted by applicable law or as detailed below:

 

Personal Data may be shared as necessary with third parties for services or applications provided on his behalf and who require that information to provide those specific services to him. These third parties may include social media advertising platforms. 

4. Keeping your Personal Data secure

Wix hosts the Website, and Stephen Peart collects personal data through their services. The storage and processing of your Personal Information by Wix may happen at data centres located in the USA, Europe, Israel, or other jurisdictions, whether by them or with the help of their affiliates and service providers. Wix provides Stephen Peart with a database that stores the information collected through his website forms. Wix.com participates in the Privacy Shield Framework and have certified their compliance. There is a contractual commitment for data storage providers to protect and secure your data.

 

5. Personal Data Retention period

Stephen Peart only stores your Personal Data for as long as needed, for the reasons detailed in this Privacy & Cookies Policy and to meet any legal or regulatory requirements. 

 

You agree that messages sent using the contact form or emails sent directly and which may, for any reason, be required later, either by you or Stephen Peart, can be stored on his email account and email client for future access. This storage also applies due to potential future legal or regulatory requirements. If you prefer that the email gets deleted upon being read, then please note this in your email, Stephen Peart can then delete once read. He’ll delete the message and then permanently remove it from the trash folder. Please note that by following this process and storing the information by memory, Stephen Peart cannot promise a response, and future correspondence may get treated as a new enquiry.

 

6. Children

Stephen Peart’s Website is aimed at adults. He does not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children aged under 15 years old. 

 

Are you aged 15 or below? If you are, then please ‘do not’ send him your name, email address, or any other Personal Data. When found to be underage, having sent this information, it gets deleted immediately. 

 

7. Access to your Personal Data.

The GDPR and The Data Protection Act 2018 gives you the right to access information held about you. You can exercise your right of access in accordance with the Act. In most cases, these requests are free.

 

8. Contact

Stephen Peart welcomes questions, comments, and requests regarding this privacy policy. Please address them to info@stephenpeart.co.uk

9. Google Analytics

Visitors can opt-out of his use of Analytics using the Google Analytics Opt-out page (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout). For more information, please see the Cookie Policy above.