Our website address is: https://whitespaceadvertising.co.uk
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We don’t have comments directly on our post, but if a visitor as to leave comments on the site we would collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
We don’t encourage or support media uploading on our website. But if you were to ever upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
We only collect the data shown in the contact form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Your message will be stored in our Email inbox, like any regular Email sent.
If you leave a comment or contact form submission on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
Although we discourage user logins, if you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites we ensure where possible comes from trusted services like Youtube, Mailchimp or Vimeo. These websites behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. Any further third party websites will only be used if absolutely necessary or where stated.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
We don’t encourage comments on the website or provide areas to leave them, however if you were to leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
For historical tracking, we made store a copy of your contact form submission on our database for legitimate interest purposes. This does not give us the right to market or you or use / repurpose the data in any way other than to respond to your query. We will not share, sell or repurpose this data.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
This will be used to contact you back regarding a legitimate interest enquiry. This information will not be used for any other purpose, or stored externally.