Privacy Policy


If you leave a comment on our site, you can choose to have your name, email address and website address saved with cookies. This is a convenience for you by allowing you to comment without having to fill in the relevant fields again. These cookies are retained for one year.

When you log in, we also set multiple cookies to store your login information and screen display options. Login cookies are retained for two days and screen options cookies are retained for one year. If you select "Remember Me", your login status is retained for a fortnight. If you log out of your account, the cookies used to log in will be removed.

If you visit our login page, we set a temporary cookie to confirm that your browser accepts cookies. this cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

Email Contact

When you use the Contact Us section of this website, we collect the data displayed on the comment form, along with the visitor's IP address and browser's user agent string to help check for spam comments.

An anonymised string (also known as a hash) generated from your email address may be provided to a mail server service to confirm your use of that service.

Embedded content from other sites

Articles on this site may contain embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other sites behaves no differently than if you visit those other sites directly.

These sites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking programs and monitor your interactions with such embedded content, including tracking your interactions with embedded content when you have an account with and are logged in to these sites.

How long we keep your information

If you wish to get in touch with us, the form used and its metadata will be stored indefinitely. We do this so that we can recognise and automatically approve any subsequent comments without having to add them to the pending queue.

For registered users of this site, we also store the personal information that users provide in their profiles. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except that they cannot change their user name), and site administrators can also view and edit that information.

What are your rights regarding your information

If you have an account on this site, or have ever left a review, you can request that we provide you with an export file of the personal data we have about you, which also includes all the data you have provided to us. You can also ask us to erase all personal data about you. This does not include data that we must retain for administrative, regulatory or security purposes.

Where your data will be sent

Guest comments may be checked by automated spam comment monitoring services.