Shaun Purdy

At  the information you provide and its safe keeping  is important to us so we can ensure the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains the various types of information that are collected and recorded by us and how we use it.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

The legal basis for collecting and holding personal information designated in this policy is determined by  the needs and requirements and specific context.

  • The permission you have given
  • The need to retain contact/access
  • Process of your personal information is in our legitimate interest
  • The need to comply with the law.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

Your data is held securely and confidentially and will only be shared if a legitimate health and safety/ legal concern is involved and the information deemed to be relevant.

How long we retain your data

Your information is held for a period of time deemed within the context of the information given and the legitimate need for future access.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Your contact in formation is held securely and will not be given out to a third party. This will only be breached by legal order or legitimate risk conditions.

Additional information

How we protect your data

All data is maintained securely and will not be disclosed to a third party

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

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