Privacy Policy 2018-06-30T17:20:20+00:00

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy clearly outlines how I respect privacy when I am given and deal with personal information collected by myself and by my website:www.karenhickton.com.

This Privacy Policy applies to information that I Karen Hickton collect about individuals who interact with my services and my business. It explains clearly what personal information I collect, why I collect it and how that personal information is used.

If you have any comments or questions about this policy, feel free to contact me atkaren@karenhickton.com

1. Data that I process

The following table explains the types of data I collect and the legal basis, under current data protection legislation, on which this data is processed.

Purpose

Data (key elements)

Basis

Website user analysis

Website activity collected through cookies

Legitimate interests

– I use Google Analytics to let me know traffic volume and information such as how long users user stay on the site.

2. How I use your data

I will only use your data in a manner that is appropriate considering the basis on which that data was collected, as set out in the table at the top of this policy.

3. When I share your data

I do not share your data.

  1. I do not intentionally collect and or store personal information of individuals under the age of 16 years old without their parental or guardian consent. If you are aware of anyone who has registered their information on my website who is under the age of 16 and parental or guardian consent has not been given then please report this to me so that I can safely remove this personal information immediately. 

5. Cookies & usage tracking

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, eg remembering your preferences, recording what you have put in your shopping basket, and counting the number of people looking at a website.

Where cookies are used to collect personal data, I list these purposes in section 1 above, along with other personal data that I collect. However, I also use some cookies that do not collect personal information but that do help me collect anonymous information about how people use my website. I use Google Analytics for this purpose.  

Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website usage by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information collected by Google Analytics about usage of my website is not personally identifiable. The data is collected anonymously, stored by Google and used by myself to create reports about website usage. Google’s privacy policy is available athttp://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

  1. Modifications

I may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time in order to remain current and will publish the most current version on my website.