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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains the information we collect about you on this website and the steps we take to ensure your information is kept secure and confidential. please read the information below to find out more. If you use our site, you will be regarded as having read and accepted this Privacy Policy. 

If you have any queries relating to our use of your personal information or any other related data protection questions, please contact Serena by completing the contact form or by emailing directly.

Who we are

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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 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 profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

If you complete the contact form on our site, you are asked to share your first and last name, your email address, your message subject and message contents. This information will be stored and processed in order to respond to your message.


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.

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.


This website stores cookies relating to your use of the site and shares this data with third party tools including Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. that enables us to measure how people use our website using cookies. We can then use this data to analyse our website content to see how useful website visitors find it.

Cookies help us to understand browsing habits including visitor numbers, location and the pages they visited. We don’t use cookies to identify any individual user of our site. Cookies can be used for advertising purposes, for the essential running of the site, analytics and social media.

If you want to block the use of cookies on your browser, you can read more on how to do that here.

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.

If you complete the contact form, the data that you submit is processed for as long as it takes for the team to respond to your query. All data gathered via the contact form is stored securely, reviewed and cleared on an annual basis.

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.

What rights you have over your data

If you have used an account on this site, or have left comments or completed the contact form, 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.

Your contact information

If you have questions, you can contact Serena by completing the contact form or by emailing directly.