Like most website operators, Theidlegardener.co.uk collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Theidlegardener.co.uk’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Theidlegardener.co.uk’s visitors use its website.
Theidlegardener.co.uk also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Theidlegardener.co.uk does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Theidlegardener.co.uk’s website choose to interact with Theidlegardener.co.uk in ways that require Theidlegardener.co.uk to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Theidlegardener.co.uk gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a name and email address. In each case, Theidlegardener.co.uk collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Theidlegardener.co.uk. Theidlegardener.co.uk does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
If you are a registered user of a Theidlegardener.co.uk website and have supplied your email address, Theidlegardener.co.uk may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Theidlegardener.co.uk and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Theidlegardener.co.uk takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Each visitor to Theidlegardener.co.uk is automatically assigned a unique string of numbers and letters. If the visitor’s browser accepts cookies this unique string will be stored on the visitor’s computer. This enables our software to identify the visitor as they move around our site. Any personal information the visitor may give is stored on our secure server. The unique code stored in the cookie is used to link the visitor with their information. Personal information is not recorded in our cookies.