Privacy Policy

 

I aim to achieve the highest standards of data privacy and security. Here I set out the procedures I use for safeguarding your personal data. This privacy policy adheres to the guidance set out by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This policy governs the manner in which I collect, use, maintain and disclose information collected from users of the website www.philippacastell.com. This privacy policy applies to the website and all products and services offered by Philippa Castell

Personal identification information

I may collect personal identification information from you in a variety of ways when you visit my site, subscribe to my newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources I make available on my website. You may be asked for your name and email address. You may, however, visit the Site anonymously. I will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to me. 

Non-personal identification information

Non-personal identification information about you may be collected whenever you interact with my website. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your means of connection to my website, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

1. Web browser cookies

My website may use "cookies" to enhance user experience. Your web browser places cookies on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about you. You may choose to set your web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.

2. Google Analytics
My website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service operated by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies (text files) stored on your computer to allow for analysis of your visits to websites and interactions with them in order to personalise your experience and improve our services. Information produced via cookies will be transferred to and stored on a server in the USA operated by Google. Google analyses this information to offer reports for me on website usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties either when this is required by law or when third parties are contracted by Google to process this data. Google will not allow your IP address to be linked to any other personal data. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by changing your browser settings; however, if you choose to do this, your experience when visiting my website may be altered. By using www.philippacastell.com, you consent to have non-personal data used and processed by Google as described above. You can withdraw consent for this use of your data at any time, but this withdrawal only applies to future activities.

3. My website uses Squarespace Analytics, which uses cookies (text files) stored on your computer to allow for analysis of your visits to websites to offer reports for me on website usage. Your IP address to be linked to any other personal data. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by changing your browser settings; however, if you choose to do this, your experience when visiting my website may be altered.

How I use collected information

I may use the email address to send you information and to respond to your enquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If you sign up for my mailing list, you will receive emails that may include news and updates about my services. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, I include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How I protect your information

If you have subscribed to my newsletter, your name and email address are stored on Mailchimp’s secure servers. For day to day email communication and to take bookings, I use Hotmail. If you have emailed me via the 'Contact' page on my website or emailed me directly, your name and email address are stored on Hotmail's secure servers.

Sharing your personal information

I do not sell, trade, or rent your personal identification information to others. 

Changes to this privacy policy

I have the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When I do, I will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. I encourage you to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how I am helping to protect the personal information I collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of this policy.  Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting me

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact me at:

TEL: 07938 929544

EMAIL: plcastell@hotmail.com

This document was last updated on May 12th 2018

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