1. Introduction

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal information. This is not a longwinded privacy policy because the only purpose we would collect your data is to inform you of our great products and services for a mailing list.

You can opt out at anytime; in the meantime you may find the following information refreshing and reassuring that your data stops with us.

2.  Collecting personal information – What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

When visitors leave data shown in the contact/subscribe forms we collect it to use only for marketing purposes via a subscription which can be cancelled at any time and consequently your data is removed from our systems. The visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


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 visit our login page, 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.


We use of Google Analytics and below are links to how it collects and processes data.

For more information, see:

We will only collect information from you that you have deliberately sent to us via a subscription form or through direct communications.

You have the option to withhold personal information that is not required if you want.

3.  Using your personal information

Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the sole purposes of informing you of our great products services.

We may use your personal information to send you email notifications that you have specifically requested, send you our email newsletter if you have requested it and other useful information on our services that may be of interest to you.

We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing.

4.  Disclosing personal information

We strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the UK.

Except as provided below, we will not provide your personal information to third parties. Most of these are based on web sales but legally have to write it!

We may disclose the personal information we have:

(a)     to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b)     in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c)     in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights

5.  Retaining personal information

The limited personal information that we process for any purposes shall not be kept for any longer than is necessary for those purposes.

6.  Security of your personal information

We will take all reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

7.  Amendments

We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

8.  Your rights

You can ask us at any time to remove yourself from the mailing list. This is really easy to set up with CRMs nowadays.

9.  Third party websites

Our website may include in the future hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.

We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

10.  Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

11.  Our details

This website is owned and operated by CW Sales Ltd and the company details are at the bottom on every webpage.