Privacy Policy

The Website

This privacy policy is for this website [meganreddaway.com] owned by Megan Reddaway, and governs the privacy of users and visitors who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations and requirements of the users, the website and website owners. The way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

This website and its owner take a proactive approach to user privacy and aim to ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website is subject to English law and complies with all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve the user’s experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer/device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer/device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server, to provide users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website onto their computer’s hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics and similar services which use cookies to track visitor usage. The software may save a temporary cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information: http://www.google.com/privacy.html.

Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or advertisements. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may have a shorter or longer life. No personal information is stored, saved or collected by these cookies.

Contact and Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owner do so at their own discretion and provide any personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form-to-email submission process but we advise users using such form-to-email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owner use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products/services they offer or to assist you in answering any queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form-to-email process, or if you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the owner a product or service that the email newsletter relates to.

Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter, used principally to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by Megan Reddaway. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so at their own discretion and risk. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies/people except where their services are required to provide the requested service (e.g. for web hosting and/or email provision).

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy enclosing payment of GBP £2 by cheque drawn on a UK bank or international money order.

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owner may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include but is not limited to: the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email. If an automated unsubscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to unsubscribe will be detailed instead.

External Links

Although this website only intends to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned on this or any other website. (External links are clickable text/banner/image links to other websites, similar to these: http://goodreads.com or Amazon.)

The owner of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite her best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owner cannot be held liable for any damages or consequences caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Advertisements and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and advertisements. These may be served through our advertising partners, who may have their own detailed privacy policies relating directly to the advertisements they serve.

Clicking on any such advertisements or links will send you to the advertiser’s website through a referral program which will use cookies, for example to track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include cookies saved on your computer’s hard drive.

The owner of this website may earn advertising fees or commissions resulting from these advertisements and links.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owner participate in are subject to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies of each social media platform.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and only engage with them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. Neither this website nor its owner will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and risk and note that the social media platform may track, save and publish your request to share a web page through your social media platform account, along with other operations that are features of their provision and are beyond the control of this website and its owner.

To contact Megan Reddaway please use the contact form or write to: Chynoweth House Apt 2508, Trevisome Park, Truro TR4  8UN, United Kingdom.

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