COOKIES AND PRIVACY

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Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored by a website on a user’s computer or mobile device. Only that server can retrieve or read the contents of that cookie.

Each cookie contains anonymous information, such as the site name, that is unique to the user’s web browser.

Cookies usually fall into four categories:

  1. Essential – which are needed for the basic operation of the website.

  2. Functional – which remember user preferences.

  3. Performance – which analyse website usage and performance.

  4. Targeted – which serve advertisements that are relevant to the user and the page content.

Don’t want cookies?

If you don’t want to use cookies, read the help section of your browser or device to find out how to block new cookies and/or delete existing cookies, including those already used by this site.

Blocking and/or deleting cookies can inhibit website access and functionality.

Technical information about cookies is available online from sites such as Wikipedia. We are not responsible for the content or veracity of such sites and any link provided by us is not an endorsement of the site linked to.

Third-party cookies

Embedded material from sites such as Flickr and YouTube, advertising/affiliate material from sites such as Tradedoubler and Amazon, sharing and comment tools for social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, and functional and analytical providers such as WordPress and Quantcast may include cookies generated by those websites. We do not control such cookies and you should check the relevant websites for more information.

The cookies we use

PHPSESSID

This cookie is necessary for site functionality and navigation. It will expire when you leave the site.

wordpress_

This cookie stores authentication details if you log in as a registered contributor. It will expire at a defined date in the future, although it can be deleted at any time.

wp-settings-

This cookie stores WordPress preference settings and is only set if you log in as a registered contributor. It will expire at a defined date in the future, although it can be deleted at any time.

wp-settings-time-

This cookie stores WordPress preference settings and is only set if you log in as a registered contributor. It will expire at a defined date in the future, although it can be deleted at any time.

wordpress_logged_in_

This cookie stores information about who you are and when you logged in. It is only set if you log in as a registered contributor. It will expire at a defined date in the future, although it can be deleted at any time.

comment_author_

This cookie is only set if you leave a comment on the website. It will expire at a defined date in the future, although it can be deleted at any time.

comment_author_email_

This cookie is only set if you leave a comment on the website. It will expire at a defined date in the future, although it can be deleted at any time.

wordpress_test_cookie

This cookie checks to see if your browser or device is blocking cookies or not. It will expire when you leave the site.

_Qca

This cookie is used for analytics. It will expire at a defined date in the future, although it can be deleted at any time.

w3tc_referrer

This cookie is necessary for site functionality and performance. It will expire when you leave the site.

wordpress_eli

This cookie is necessary for site functionality. It will expire at a defined date in the future, although it can be deleted at any time.

Grvinsights

This cookie is necessary for site functionality. It will expire at a defined date in the future, although it can be deleted at any time.

_Gads

This cookie is necessary for site functionality. It will expire at a defined date in the future, although it can be deleted at any time.

Additional Cookies

Any additional cookies not listed here are covered by this policy. In using this site, you accept the use of all and any cookies used on the site, with no recourse to EllaMarchment.org whatsoever.

Privacy Policy

Introduction and General Terms

We are committed to safeguarding personal information. We are legally bound to comply with the laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998.

Our website has hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the content or privacy practices of such third-party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

Information collected

When users participate in any of our services, activities or online content, we may receive personal information. This may consist of information such as a user name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number, depending on the activity.

By submitting details, users enable us (and where applicable our contractors) to provide the services, activities or online content selected.

We also use cookies and collect IP addresses, which uniquely identify devices on the internet.

Information usage

We use personal information for a number of purposes:

  • to provide services, activities or online content and to deal with requests and enquiries

  • to contact users about submissions they make, including any content they provide

  • to provide users with information about our services, activities or online content

  • to personalise the way our content is presented to users

  • to use IP addresses to identify the location of users, to block disruptive users, and to establish the number of visits from different countries

  • to analyse and improve the services offered on our website

Contacting users

We may contact users:

  • in relation to any service, activity or online content signed up for in order to ensure that we can deliver the services to the user

  • in relation to any correspondence we receive or any comment or complaint made about our products or services

  • in relation to any contribution submitted to us

Sharing information

We keep information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law, for example, to government bodies and law enforcement agencies.

Offensive content

If users post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content, we may use personal information to block such behaviour.

Under 16

If users are aged 16 or under, they must get the permission of a parent/guardian before providing any personal information to us. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

Information time span

We hold personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract users hold with us.

Where users contribute material, it will generally be kept for as long as is reasonably required for the purpose for which it was submitted.

User rights

Under the Data Protection Act, users have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold and to have any inaccuracies corrected. We charge £50 (plus VAT) for information requests and require users to prove their identity with 2 pieces of approved identification. We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information on our files.

Privacy policy changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. If you do not agree to any changes, please do not continue to use our website to submit personal information to us. If material changes are made to the Privacy Policy, we will notify users by highlighting the changes on the front page of the website for a period of at least one week.

Contacting us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy please contact:

Data Protection Officer, DPO@EllaMarchment.org

This policy was last updated on 06 February 2017.

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