Privacy Policy

The type of personal information collected

Currently the following information is collected and processed:

  • your Internet Protocol (IP) Address and which browser you use when you access this website
  • your email address, chosen display name and comment if you leave a comment
  • your email address, name if you provide it and message if you send a message
  • any other information that you choose to send

Why your information is needed

Your information is collected to:

  • monitor and detect issues with this website (using your IP address and system logs)
  • respond to any questions, queries or feedback you send us
  • allow you to post comments
  • allow subscribing to comments and new posts

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases relied on for processing this information is a legitimate interest.

Where your data is sent

Cloudflare, a third-party web application firewall, is used to improve security and performance of this website. You can read the Cloudflare Data Processing Agreement here.

Comments may be checked using Akismet, an automated spam detection service. You can read more about Akismet here. is used to allow subscribing to comment replies and new post. You can read the privacy policy here.

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.


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.

If you subscribe to comment replies or new posts, cookies are used to show a visual indication that you are subscribed. These cookies will last for one year.

How long your personal information is kept

Your personal information will only be retained for as long as it is needed for the purposes set out in this document or for as long as the law requires.

Server logs that contain your IP address are removed after 12 weeks.


If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please email

Changes to this policy

This privacy policy may change. Any changes to this privacy policy will immediately apply to you and your personal information.

Last updated 12 October 2023