Cookie and privacy policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file that is placed on your computer’s hard drive to help store your user preferences, login and session states, analyse web traffic or let you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling the website owner to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookies used on this site

These cookies may be set:

  • cookies used by the website to track which language should be used (_icl_current_language)
  • cookies used by the website hosting to improve the performance of the website (PHPSESSID, _cfduid, DYNSRV, ADMINDYNSRV)
  • Google Analytics (_ga)
  • a cookie to record whether you have seen the cookie notice so that it isn’t shown more than necessary (cookie_notice_accepted).

How to disable cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

About Sue Proof’s privacy policy

My privacy policy is set out in the statements below, and explains how I use and protect any information that you give me when you use this website.

I am committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should I ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

From time to time I may change this statement by updating this page. You should regularly check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What I collect

I may collect the following information from you:

  • name
  • contact information including email address and telephone number.

What I do with the information I gather

I require this information for the following reasons:

  • to improve my services
  • to properly respond to your enquiries
  • for internal record keeping.

From time to time, I may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. I may contact you by email or phone and may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

I am committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure I have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information I collect online.

Links to other websites

My website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave my site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such sites, as such this privacy statement does not govern other sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless I have your permission or are required by law to do so. You may request details of personal information that I hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email me to get my postal address, and then write to me.

If you believe that any information I am holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email me as soon as possible. I will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.