PRIVACY, GDPR, AND COOKIES

Skippthesailor.co.uk (also www.skippthesailor.com) is a company webpage for independant publisher Nancy Rose. This privacy policy will explain how skippthesailor.co.uk uses the personal data collected from you when you use the website.

Topics:

  • What data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will we use your data?
  • How do we store your data?
  • Marketing
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • What are cookies?
  • How do we use cookies?
  • What types of cookies do we use?
  • How to manage your cookies
  • Privacy policies of other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us
  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

 

What data do we collect?

skippthesailor.co.uk does not routinely collect any personal data from its uses. However, some users may voluntarily provide the following data:

  • Email address, of users who voluntarily sign up to receive newsletters or notification of new articles.

(Note: We use Google analytics to track site traffic via a 3rd party WordPress plugin Monster Insights, but this does not collect any personal data. See: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gtagjs/cookie-usage#cookie_usage)

 

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide skippthesailor.co.uk with most of the data we collect. We collect and process data when you:

  • Voluntarily complete a survey or provide feedback/contact me via email.
  • Voluntarily sign up to receive a newsletter or updates of new articles.

skippthesailor.co.uk may also receive your (non-personal) data indirectly from the following sources:

  • Google Analytics (when you use or view skippthesailor.co.uk via your browser’s cookies)

 

How will we use your data?

skippthesailor.co.uk collects your data so that we can:

  • Respond to any email received from you.
  • To send newsletters or updates of new articles.
  • To understand sources and nature of site traffic via Google Analytics (non-personal) data.

skippthesailor.co.uk will not share your data with partner companies so that they may offer you their products and services. The privacy policy will be updated should that ever change.

 

How do we store your data?

skippthesailor.co.uk securely stores your data (name and email address) if voluntarily provided, via the third party webmail service (mailer lite; see below), and as part of the Google Analytics account associated with this website (non-personal data).

After receiving an email from you, we will keep your data (i.e. any data provided as part of the email — your email address, name, email content) for 30 days. Once this time period has expired, we will delete your data by deleting the email. If we need to keep the email content, we will save it as a word file (or similar) ensuring to remove any personal data provided (name, address, email address, phone number, etc.).

For those who sign up to receive webmail newsletters/updates, skippthesailor.co.uk will keep your data (name and email address) for as long as you are signed up to receive emails. Should a user wish to stop receiving these emails, their email address will be deleted from the third party webmail account no later than 30 days after receiving such a request.

Google Analytics does not collect any personal data. However, the traffic data collected will be kept for as long as skippthesailor.co.uk remains active. Should the site become inactive (deleted or archived), we will endeavour to delete the Google Analytics account associated with skippthesailor.co.uk.

We use MailerLite to manage our email marketing subscriber list and to send emails to our subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter.

MailerLite’s privacy policy is available at https://www.mailerlite.com/privacy-policy.

You can unsubscribe from the newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter.

 

Marketing

skippthesailor.co.uk will not send you information about products and services of ours of any third party companies. Should this change, the privacy policy will be updated.

 

What are your data protection rights?

skippthesailor.co.uk would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request skippthesailor.co.uk for copies of your personal data. I may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that skippthesailor.co.uk correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request cathjex.com complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that skippthesailor.co.uk erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that skippthesailor.co.uk restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to skippthesailor.co.uk’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that skippthesailor.co.uk transfer the data that I have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, I have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: info@skippthesailor.co.uk

 

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit my website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

 

How do we use cookies?

skippthesailor.co.uk uses cookies to better understand the amount and type of traffic the site receives, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website.

 

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, skippthesailor.co.uk uses:

 

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. 

 

Privacy policies of other websites

skippthesailor.co.uk contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to skippthesailor.co.uk, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy. 

 

Changes to the privacy policy

skippthesailor.co.uk keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 5 June 2019.

 

How to contact me

If you have any questions about skippthesailor.co.uk’s privacy policy, the data I hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Email me at: info@skippthesailor.co.uk

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that skippthesailor.co.uk has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office via their website: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/.