Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for

Contact Email: brigitte[at]

I am committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of all visitors to this Website. In particular, I want you to know that I am not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. In this Privacy Policy, I’ve provided detailed information on when and why I collect personal information, how I use it, the limited conditions under which I may disclose it to others, and how I keep it secure. I take your privacy seriously and take measures to provide all visitors and users of this Website with a safe and secure environment.

What personal data I collect and why I collect it

Contact Me Form

When a Contact Me Form is submitted, I collect the data in that form and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. No information submitted through the Contact Me Form is publicly displayed. These details are stored so that:
  • I can send you an email notification that I have received your message.
  • You know I have your correct email.
  • I can reply to your message.

Website Comments

When someone visits this website, there may be an ability to submit comments on particular articles or pages. When comments are submitted, you are entitled to use aliases or information that completely hides your identity. I do not verify the information entered nor do I require verification. Email addresses are not publicly displayed. When a comment is submitted, I collect the data shown in the comments submission form and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. These details are stored so that:
  • I can display your comment back to you and to anyone viewing the comment sections on the site.
  • To send you an email notification should you choose the option to be notified if someone replies to your comment and / or comments made by other users on the same content.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your Gravatar profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Log Files

Like many other websites, makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and a number of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.


This website may set and access cookies on your computer. Cookies are used to provide our system with the basic information to provide the services you are requesting and improve your user experience. When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence. Cookies can be cleared at any time from your internet browser settings. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. I have no access to or control over these third party cookies. You should consult the respective privacy policy of these third parties for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

Google Analytics

When someone visits this website I use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. I do this to track things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site and interactions with the site. This information is processed in a way which does not identify anyone. I do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of visitors to this website.

Affiliate Links

Some blog posts and web pages on this site contain affiliate links, which means we may earn an affiliate commission if you click the link then purchase a product or service from the third party website. In order to know who to compensate the third party will create an affiliate tracking cookie on your device. Purchasing a product or service from a link does not increase your purchase price.

Social Media

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn, Tumblr, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

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. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional 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.

Access to Your Personal Information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that I hold about you. You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data I hold about you by completing the Data Access Request form here. Data found will be sent to your email address and allows you to put in an additional request to have the data anonymised, amended or deleted. I will work with you to amend any of your personal data I may have according to your request. I am unable to delete data that I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. To do this please complete this form

Changes to This Privacy Policy

I may make changes to this Privacy Policy in the future; however, the most current version of the policy will govern the processing of your personal data and will always be available to you. If I make a change to this policy that, in my sole discretion, is material, I will notify you by an update or email, where possible. I recommend you check this page regularly, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. By continuing to access or use the services on this website, you agree to be bound to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Last updated on October 02, 2018