GreatAunt.co.uk ("Great Aunt, the site, we, our, us") are committed to protecting and respecting our users ("you, your") privacy.
These are our promises to you, however if you are in any doubt whether we will keep your details safe, we will respect your decision not to use the site.
Great Aunt is a new and growing business and as such we may need to change this policy in the future by updating this page. Please check back from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from April 2010.
the information we collect
If you sign up to our newsletters we ask you for your name and your email address.
If you contact us via email, phone or post, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
From time to time, we or a third party partner (such as our advertisers) might ask you to complete a research survey, although you do not have to respond to them.
We also analyse details of your visits to our site (please see the section about cookies).
what we do with it
If you sign up to our email newsletter, we will send you a weekly snapshot of some of the latest articles on the site and general news from the world of Great Aunt.
From time to time we might also send you a promotional email about new products, special offers, changes or other information which we think you may find interesting.
Please see the cookies section to see how we track the way you use the site.
how we keep data secure
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 systems are managed by AXLR8 who designed and maintain this website.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you may request details of personal information which we hold about you. You also have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes and can unsubscribe to the communications at any time.
If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email email@example.com (this might be subject to a small fee for our time).
Cookies are delectable American biscuits to be enjoyed with a nice cup of tea. They are also the name for those text files that get placed on your computer whilst you are browsing the internet and help a website (like ours) analyse how you use it. The cookies include your IP address, operating system and browser type.
Tracking this information ultimately helps us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.
It also helps us to analyse data about webpage traffic and to report aggregate information to our friends, our advertisers, the media and other interested third parties.
We gather the information using Google Analytics. This is a free service provided by Google Inc which analyses the information generated by the cookies and put it into easy to read statistical reports. During the process, details about your use of the website (including your IP address) are transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Cookies in no way give us access to your computer or any personal information about you.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies by modifying your browser settings although this might prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
links to other websites
Our site contains links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Please read their policies and procedures very carefully, especially the parts regarding who can see your personal details. Click here for more guidelines about using Social media safely and responsibly.
We welcome your queries, questions, concerns and ideas so if you would lie to contact us about anything you have read please email editor@GreatAunt.co.uk.
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