What information do we collect about you?
We collect information about you when you first land on the Heather Dickinson website (www.heatherdickinson.com) and any page within the site. This information is collected and stored as website cookies on your computer and also into Google Analytics so that we can track demographics of the site to better serve users.
We keep all information entered into the site indefinitely unless a user asks for their data to be removed or updated, we do this so that we have record of all past enquiries. Users that have subscribed to the newsletter have their details kept so that all future marketing promotions are received.
What are cookies?
In common with other commercial websites, our Site utilises a standard technology called “cookies”. A cookie is a very small text document which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies.
Cookies on our site
As you browse our Site, the Site uses its cookies to differentiate you from other users to prevent you from seeing unnecessary information or requiring you to re-enter information more often than is necessary.
The main cookies used are created from Google Analytics, these track your IP address to allow us to find out information such as the age range of our users, location, page views, traffic source, operating system, browser type and device usage. All of this information is used to then improve the site by making updates, for example perhaps promoting less viewed web pages, extend our reach to different geographical locations or update our mobile view if more and more people are using mobile devices.
Our site also contains ASP cookies that remember certain elements of the pages that a user has already been on, therefore when revisiting the page, it loads much quicker. These cookies hold no personal information but help improve the websites performance.
To see more information regarding what cookies Google Analytics puts in place and the entirety of all data it can monitor, click here Google: how to collect and and analyze your data
My website, Heather Dickionson uses embedded Vimeo or Youtube video materials, then visitors must know that they apply their own cookies which help you stay logged in, suggest recommended videos, volume preference and help to deliver adverts. For further information regarding policies, please refer to these webpages;
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some, or all of your personal information, please send an email to email@example.com
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We inform you before collecting your data if we intend to use your data for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us.
Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
You may opt out of the automated collection of information by third-party ad networks for the purpose of delivering advertisements tailored to your interests, by visiting the opt-out your Google Display Network ads’ preferences at Google Advertising.
It is important that all the personal information you give us when you register as a member or otherwise when you use the Site is correct and accurate. This includes, by way of example only, ensuring that we have your correct contact (including e-mail) details at all times.
The dedicated server space running this website features security and maintenance patches weekly to ensure that the website is running at peak performance when dealing with information handling. The server houses specialised firewall settings and DDoS protection to stop any malicious attempts activity.
In the unlikely event that any personal data is lost, stolen or otherwise mistreated we will endeavour to detect, report and investigate all aspects of the breach within the legal 72 hours of the breach. We will contact any persons whose data may have been affected and put measures in place to stop any future breaches in the same way.
How to contact me
If you need to contact us about any of the above, please use the contact details below for all enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org or via Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/heather.dickinson.18)