Thank you for visiting https://sallytownsendblake.com. We want to explain to you what ‘personal data’ the website collects and what we do with it, including our use of ‘cookies’.
Your personal data
The website doesn’t collect any personal data like names, email addresses etc. as it doesn’t use a contact form or mailing list signup form. It doesn’t have a blog comment facility. We don’t operate a mailing list for marketing or any other purpose. You may contact us by email, however we can’t guarantee that your email will be encrypted at all stages of its life.
Google Analytics IP address collection
The website uses Google Analytics tracking software so we can evaluate the effectiveness of the site in general terms, but we have set it to ANONYMISE IP addresses, so you can’t be personally identified. You can read more about how this anonymisation works and what it means at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052?hl=en.
Google Analytics cookie placement
If you don’t know what a cookie is, you could watch this helpful short video on YouTube or here:
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We use Google Analytics to monitor the effectiveness of our website. Google Analytics places Third Party (placed by a Third Party rather than by our own website function) tracking cookies to monitor website traffic, and in particular whether a visitor to our website is a new user or a returning user. The cookies placed (along with their time to expiry and their purpose) are:
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users.
_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users.
_gat 1 minute Used to throttle request rate.
For more details please see Google’s own information here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.
The first time you visit our website, if you prefer not to accept these Google Analytics tracking cookies, please click the Decline button on our cookie opt in/opt out prompt, and new cookies will not be placed.
If you are OK with new Google Analytics cookies being placed, please click the Accept button.
Changing your mind
If you have previously accepted the Google Analytics cookies and you want to decline them from now on so that no new cookies are set, use the Reset your consent button that will appear below; if you have previously declined the Google Analytics cookies and wish to accept them from now on, please use the Accept cookies button that will appear below.
Whatever your choice, first party ‘necessary and functional’ cookies will be placed to remember your choice for 365 days, so we don’t keep annoying you with cookie notices every time you visit. These cookies are: wpca_consent and wpca_status.
Data sent between your device and our website
Any data that is sent between your device and our website is encrypted for your protection — our website address begins with https:// and you can see the word Secure and/or a little padlock next to the url in your browser; we use a technology called Secure Sockets Layer to do that.
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