Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how paulclee.me uses and protects any information that you give paulclee.me when you use this website.

paulclee.me is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

paulclee.me may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was updated and is effective from 13/05/2020.

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.paulclee.me.

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.

Media

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

We do not use a contact form on this website.

Cookies

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. At current we do not use comment forms.

The cookies in use on this website are:

1. cookie_notice_accepted: true (6 month expiry) / false (1 day expiry)

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.

Analytics

This website does not collect any analytics data, however, many web hosting accounts collect some anonymous analytics data.

Who we share your data with

Nobody.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. At current we do not use comment forms.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. At current we do not use comment forms.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. At current we do not use comment forms.

Your contact information

If you have any privacy-specific concerns, please contact us on: itspaulclee@gmail.com

How we protect your data

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Our website has an SSL certificate installed and is served encrypted over https. Any data sent to us over this connection is secure.

The security plugins in use on this website prevent spam robots, and hackers from overloading the website or gaining unauthorised entry. It is possible that on occasion your IP address and browser information may be logged by this system.

The plugins used on this website for purposes of security are:

Bulletproof Security: there is a 1% chance that your visit could be logged. These logs are not stored in the database but in a file stored securely on the server, which is deleted once it reaches 250k in size. There is no reason for this personal information to be processed or tracked back to you. More information about Bulletproof’s GDPR compliance can be found here: https://forum.ait-pro.com/forums/topic/bps-gdpr-compliance/

Bad Behavior: prevents spam and scrapers from overloading the website. There is a small chance that this plugin will log your IP address and browser information. This is stored in a log file and deleted after 7 days. There is no reason for this information to be processed or tracked back to you.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • When you email us take care about what personal information you are providing to us.
  • You can ask us at any time to remove any personal information we hold about you, apart from information we must legally retain for example, purchases. Please email your request to itspaulclee@gmail.com
  • You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection legislation. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, itspaulclee@gmail.com. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Additional information

paulclee.me is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.