Privacy Policy

ANALYTICS AND CUSTOMIZATION COOKIES

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ADVERTISING (TARGETING) COOKIES

These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you and your interests. They also perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests. For further information, see the section of the Cookie Statement entitled “Targeted online advertising”. More info can be found in our privacy policy



Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to this website: https://www.adrianchurchward.com. It is owned by Adrian Churchward of 2nd Floor, New London House, 6 London Street, London EC3R 7AD and governs the privacy of those who use it. It explains how we control, process, handle and protect your personal data while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations.

Processing of your personal data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and process personal information about you electronically.

Internet cookies

We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable, to display relevant adverts or content, referred you to a third-party website.          

Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website. We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options. Cookies that we use are: [list of cookies used]

Data security and protection

Visitors contacting, following, subscribing and interacting with this website and/or its owner do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. 

Subscription to this website is through a ‘double opt-in process’ similar to that described below for the newsletter. This means that after providing your personal details (name and/or email address), you will receive an email asking you to confirm that you wanted to subscribe.

You will only be included as a subscriber to this website if you confirm by clicking the link and generating a return email that this is what you want to do. This service is provided by [Feedburner – goes to Google Feedburner page]. Visitors’ and subscribers’ information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the GDPR . An ‘Unsubscribe’ link is at the bottom of each blogpost notification email.

Sponsored links, affiliate tracking and commissions

This website may (but rarely) contain sponsored links and adverts by third parties. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, who may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such links/adverts will send you to the provider/advertiser’s website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from our websites. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer’s hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owner cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Email marketing messages and subscription

This website operates an email newsletter programme currently managed by [MailChimp – goes to MailChimp page] and is used to inform subscribers about news, information and products/services supplied by the owner of this website. Users can subscribe to the email newsletter through an online automated process should they wish, but they do so at their own volition and discretion.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with the GDPR. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with those regulations. Subscribers may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any newsletter.

Newsletter subscription process 
Subscription is through a ‘double opt-in process’, whether direct from this website or from a book marketing promotion. This means that after providing your personal details (name and email address), you will receive an email asking you to confirm that you wanted to subscribe. You will only be included as a subscriber to a list if you confirm by clicking the link and generating a return email that this is what you want to do.

Subscribing through this process means that:

      – your contact information is transferred to Adrian Churchward’s account on the third                    

        party site, MailChimp, and stored there,

      – you give your consent to be sent newsletters/emails via that MailChimp account

      – interactions such as open rates can be collected to inform future marketing and mailings.

You may request a copy of personal information held about you by emailing support@adrianchurchward.com 

Newsletters and email campaigns that may be sent by this website or its owner may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply visitors with more relevant content based around their activity.

Third parties

Your details are never passed on to any third parties at any time.

External sites

Other links within this site to other websites are not covered by this policy. We suggest that you find out about their privacy policies on your first visit to any such website. Users should note they click on external links at their own risk and neither this websites nor the owner can be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platform

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and the owner participate on are subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate/engage on them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. We will never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and strongly encourage visitors wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact us through primary communication channels such as by email support@adrianchurchward.com

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and volition and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

If you have any questions or comments, please email support@adrianchurchward.com

Access to and control over your Personal Data

You have legal rights under the GDPR in relation to your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting us via email support@adrianchurchward.com

–  see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any), including why we are holding it and   

    who it could be disclosed to;

–  ask us to change/correct your Personal Data;

–  ask us to delete your Personal Data;

–  object to the processing of your Personal Data;

–  ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;

–  withdraw any consents you have given us to the processing of your Personal Data; and

–  express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.