Privacy & Cookie Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how The Open Living Company uses and protects any information that you give The Open Living Company when you use this website.

The Open Living Company is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

The Open Living Company may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from August 2010.

Contact Form

Should you send us an email via the contact form on our contact us page, your name, email address, telephone number and message will be emailed to us. This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you. We do not share your personal information or email address with third parties.

Blog Post Comments

Should you comment on a blog post on this site, then your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database (as you would expect).

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure,we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookie audit

In line with the UK ICO interpretation of the EU cookie regulations, by using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

The following is a full list of cookies that this site has saved on your browser,

WordPress

Cookies: wordpress_*, wp-settings-*, PHPSESSID

This site uses WordPress which uses a number of cookies related to user logons, commenting and subscriptions. WordPress also creates the cookie PHPSESSID – this is used by the PHP programming language to temporary store information.

For more details on the cookies that WordPress stores please visit: http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookies.

Cookie Law Info

Cookies: viewed_cookie_policy

When you visit this site you will be prompted by a message at the top of the screen relating to the site’s cookie usage. If you click on the “Accept” button you accept that we use the cookies documented in this policy and the message will disappear. This cookie is required to remember that the message should be hidden.

Google Analytics

Cookies: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information.

Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to

The Open Living Company Malham Lodge, Roundstreet Common, Wisborough Green, West Sussex RH14 0AN

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or use are Contact Us form as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

 

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