I believe in Internet privacy.

No personal details or email addresses used in contacting me will be made public. I will not use them for spam or give or sell them on to any third party.

How I Collect and Use Information

I collect the following types of information about you:

Information you provide me directly:

If you join my mailing list or follow my blog, I ask for certain information such as your name, and e-mail. I may also retain any messages you send, and may collect information you provide in User Content you post to my site. You can unsubscribe from my blog and from my mailing list at any time

Communications:

I use the information I receive, such as your email address, to communicate directly with you. I may send you emails containing newsletters, promotions, and special offers. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you will be given the option to unsubscribe.

Sharing of Your Information

I will not rent or sell your information to third parties.

Any User Content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to my website, eg as comment or reply becomes available to the public and cannot be removed. Once published your content, username and / or real name may not be able to be removed. If you ask me to remove it, I’ll do my best but it may not be possible to remove instances which have already been copied elsewhere.

Instances where I am required to share your information:

I will disclose your information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if I reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to enforce my Terms of Use or to protect the security, quality or integrity of my Service; and/or (c) to exercise or protect my rights, property, or personal safety, or that of our Users or others.

I may embed code from third parties on the Service. Examples of such parties may include Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google, YouTube, Howcast, VideoJug, AOL, and others. These third parties may collect information about you including IP address, cookies in ways I do not control.

My Privacy Policy does not apply to, and I cannot control the activities of third-parties. Please consult the respective privacy policies of such third parties or contact such third parties for more information.

How I Store and Protect Your Information

Storage and Processing:

Your information collected as above may be stored and processed in the United Kingdom or any other country in which I or my service providers maintain facilities. I may transfer information that I collect about you, including personal information, to such service providers across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are located in the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that I may transfer information, including personal information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction, and you consent to the transfer of information to the UK, the U.S. or any other country in I or my service providers maintain facilities and the use and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy.

Keeping your information safe:

I care about the security of your information, and use reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected. However, I cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to me or my site or guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. I am not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.

Compromise of information:

In the event that any information under my control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, I will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Unsubscribes

I make every effort to promptly process all unsubscribe requests. If you have any questions about the information I hold or your subscription, you can contact me directly by email here.

How long I keep your private profile information:

Following termination of your subscription, I may retain your private profile information for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, or audit purposes. For the avoidance of doubt, any information that you choose to make public on the service may not be removable.

Links to Other Websites and Services

I am not responsible for the practices employed by websites or services linked to or from any site that I run or email or other message sent by any means, including the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from any such site or message to another website, my Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites or services. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or service, including those that have a link or advertisement on my website, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies. In addition, you agree that I am not responsible and I do not control over any third-parties that you authorize to access your User Content. If you are using a third-party website or service (like Facebook, Google groups, or an IRC chatroom) and you allow such a third-party access to your User Content you do so at your own risk.

 

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