Last Updated: 21st May 2018
Who we are
Our website address is: https://geoffnelder.com.
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.
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.
When you submit a contact form on our website we collect your name and email address for the sole purpose of contacting you. Your information is not used for any other purpose.
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.
When you signup to our newsletter, we request your first name and your email address so we can send you news, updates and marketing materials that we feel are of benefit to our clients and audience. We absolutely never share your data with any third parties and you will always be able to unsubscribe easily, using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every newsletter email.
We use Mailchimp as our email newsletter provider. Mailchimp are fully GDPR compliant and committed to robust privacy policies which you can read all about on their their page About MailChimp, the EU/Swiss Privacy Shield, and the GDPR
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Where information has been given with consent (eg: Newsletters) we will hold your data until unsubscribe.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
What we will do in case of a data breach
Under General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 if the personal data that you store about you has been compromised in any form we will report the breach to the DPC (Data Protection Officer) within 72 hours.
We have procedures in place to detect, report and investigate a personal data breach and will comply with these and review them on a regular basis.
If a data breach is likely to bring harm to you the ‘individual’ (such as identity theft or breach of confidentiality) you will also be notified.
Our Contact Information
You can contact us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will respond to any requests for data or information as soon as possible.