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We are deeply committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy (together with any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we, as the data controllers of your personal data that you provide to us, will treat it.

If you have any questions regarding these terms, you can contact us by email:


We may collect and process the following data about you:

On subscription:
What data we collect: When you subscribe to receive our free content, only your e-mail address and IP address are collected.

Why we need this data:  We need your email address if you wish to receive our free content and email newsletters. Your IP address is logged by our mail/newsletter provider so that we can prevent any spam, fraud or abuse of our Site and our services. We may store this data for up to two years, unless we are required, for legal reasons or under exceptional circumstances, to retain this data for an extended period of time.

How we use this data: We use this data to send our newsletter to you, prevention of fraud and abuse. You can easily opt out of receiving it by clicking “unsubscribe” in the relevant email.

When you contact us or submit comments on the Site:
If you submit comments on the Site or contact us for any reason we may store these communications for up to two years, unless we are required, for legal reasons or under exceptional circumstances, to retain this information for an extended period of time.


We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored in your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are essential for our Site to operate. By accepting this Privacy Policy, you agree that we may place cookies on your computer. For more information about cookies, please visit

We use the following cookies:

Google Analytics cookies: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz. These cookies allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics. For more information please visit:

Login cookies: PHPSESSID, CAKEPHP, be. We use these cookies so you remain logged in when you are using your account.


All information you provide to us is stored on our mail/newsletter provider’s secure servers. The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, another destination. By submitting your Personal Data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

If we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We recommend you do not share a password with anyone.


We may disclose your personal information to third parties only if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of service and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Updated: 2022