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 anonymised string created from
your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar
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.
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.
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 have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or
publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser.
This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID
of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
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.
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.
General privacy information
to data is restricted to just me. I will never share with or sell to
third parties other than for secure storage purposes as detailed below.
uses Google Analytics to collect statistical data. As of April 20 2018,
no personal data is collected; your IP address is anonymised.
More information on Google Analytics
Submitting an enquiry
When you submit an enquiry via texelate.co.uk your email is stored indefinitely for reasons of security and spam prevention.
Emails are managed by Google’s G Suite and Gmelius. Gmelius store email data on their servers to improve my communication with clients. Due to the nature of this service I cannot guarantee emails are stored on servers located within the EU.
Google and Gmelius store local copies of some emails on my computer and mobile devices, all of which are encrypted.
More information on Gmelius
Determining project requirements
Any files sent to me while we discuss project requirements may be downloaded and stored on an encrypted hard drive.
If there are any files or emails that you send me that you do not want stored on my computer and cloud services after we have determined project requirements you must explicitly request that I delete them.
Before you become a client you will be asked to agree to a different set of terms, which will supersede this information.