As you may know, the data law is changing in the EU. GDPR regulations take effect on the 25th May 2018 and so I have created this so you know how your information is used going forward on fueltheblog.
Definitions and interpretation
3 collectively all information that you submit to Georgina Cox operating at FueltheBlog via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws;
5 a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below (Cookies);
6 Data Protection Laws
7 any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK;
9 the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;
10 Georgina Cox operating at FueltheBlog,
11 we or us
12Georgina Cox operating at FueltheBlog of Norfolk;
13 UK and EU Cookie Law
14 the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronxic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;
15 User or you
16 any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Georgina Cox operating at FueltheBlog and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Georgina Cox operating at FueltheBlog and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and
18 the website that you are currently using, https://fueltheblog.wordpress.com, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
1 the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
3 a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
4″ including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;
5reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
2For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Georgina Cox operating at FueltheBlog is the “data controller”. This means that Georgina Cox operating at FueltheBlog determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.
1We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
2contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
3IP address (automatically collected);
How we collect Data
1We collect Data in the following ways:
1data is given to us by you; and
2data is collected automatically.
Data that is given to us by you
1Georgina Cox operating at FueltheBlog will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:
1when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;
2when you enter a competition or promotion through a social media channel;
3when you elect to receive marketing communications from us;
4When you comment on blog posts;
Data that is collected automatically
1To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example:
1we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.
2we will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the Website, see the section below, headed “Cookies”.
Our use of Data
1Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
1transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;
3We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed “Your rights” below).
4For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail, we’ll need your consent, whether via an opt-in or soft-opt-in:
1soft opt-in consent is a specific type of consent which applies when you have previously engaged with us (for example, you contact us to ask us for more details about a particular product/service, and we are marketing similar products/services). Under “soft opt-in” consent, we will take your consent as given unless you opt-out.
2for other types of e-marketing, we are required to obtain your explicit consent; that is, you need to take positive and affirmative action when consenting by, for example, checking a tick box that we’ll provide.
3if you are not satisfied about our approach to marketing, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. To find out how to withdraw your consent, see the section headed “Your rights” below.
5We may use your Data to show you Georgina Cox operating at FueltheBlog adverts and other content on other websites. If you do not want us to use your data to show you Georgina Cox operating at FueltheBlog adverts and other content on other websites, please turn off the relevant cookies (please refer to the section headed “Cookies” below).
Keeping Data secure
1We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:
1access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is unique to you.
2we store your Data on secure servers.
2Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
3If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit http://www.getsafeonline.org. Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.
2Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.
1You have the following rights in relation to your Data:
1 Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive.” Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.
2 Right to correct – the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
3 Right to erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.
4 Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to “block” us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it.
5 Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.
6 Right to object – the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.
2To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please contact us via this e-mail address: email@example.com.
3If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO’s contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk/.
4It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.
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2We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
3In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.
2All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
3Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Georgina Cox operating at FueltheBlog to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
4This Website may place the following Cookies:
5 Type of Cookie
7Strictly necessary cookies
8These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
10They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
12These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
14These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
15You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule.
16You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
17You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.
18It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
19For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to aboutcookies.org. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer.
3Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
4This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.
3You may contact Georgina Cox operating at FueltheBlog by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2 24 May 2018
Below is a list of the cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure this is complete and up to date, but if you think that we have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy, please let us know.
We use the following strictly necessary cookies:
Description of Cookie
These cookies are essential for websites on our services to perform their basic functions. These include those required to allow registered users to authenticate and perform account related functions, as well as to save the contents of virtual ‘carts’ on sites that have an e-commerce functionality.
We use the following analytical/performance cookies:
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Performance cookies collect information on how users interact with our websites,, including what pages are visited most, as well as other analytical data. We use these details to improve how our websites function and to understand how users interact with them.
We use the following functionality cookies:
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These cookies are used to store preferences set by users such as account name, language, and location.
We use the following targeting cookies:
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