MARCH OF THE MODS 30th March

Cookie Policy

We fully respect your privacy. If this is set on your browser, we will turn off all items except for our cookie. No data is shared with third parties anyway.

Google/Microsoft Analytics
As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or break certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the article on HTTP Cookies…

How We Use Cookies
We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this).

Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set
If you use our site then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

Third-Party Cookies
In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official page.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve to advertise uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official.

More Information
Hopefully, that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information you can always.

WordPress CMS & GDPR
WordPress CMS falls into the GDPR regulations as a “Data Processor”, the owner of this website takes on the role of “Data Controller”.

The data we hold
We have built-in certain tracking into WordPress CMS to track page requests, including IP addresses and User Agent Strings which are fed into a database enabling us to maintain a list of malicious requests across all of our sites for security purposes.

Identifiable data we hold about you will be limited to what you tell us in your account, and a list of transactions you may have made with our client (no card information is ever stored within the database). If you need to update your details, you will be required to tick the box to confirm that you agree have opted into us receiving and storing this data.

Any mailing lists you belong to as part of this site are all operated on an “Opt-In” basis, and can also be managed in your account section.

Security
As in our Cookie and Privacy Policy, we take the storage of your data very seriously, and have procedures in place in regards to your “right to be forgotten”. If instructed by the Data Controller we have a process in place to remove all data that could potentially identify you.

Passwords are stored using modern one-way cryptography techniques, all other personal data is encrypted
No data is shared with third parties
Google Analytics (if enabled) captures data separately with no personally identifiable data tracking back to this system
All backups are encrypted and maintained in a secure off-site environment
Data stored on WordPress CMS will never be shared.
Data passed back to the Data Controller falls outside of our jurisdiction
All of our systems are regularly patched, and critical updates installed immediately.

Breach Notification
In the event of a potential breach, we have measures in place to notify the relevant authorities and clients

Data Protection Officer
The law does not require us to appoint a DPO, as we do not capture any specialist data or sensitive government information, this is something that we will continue to monitor on an ongoing basis.

You can always get in contact with us if you have an enquiry.