Who am I?

The data controller in respect of this website is Voula Tsoflias. You can find details of how to contact me on the contact page of this website.

Your personal data – how is it collected and used on this website?

Personal data is data that can be used to identify an individual. For example your name, email address, home address and even IP address. Your personal information will never be shared with third parties for marketing purposes and will not be used by us for marketing purposes without your explicit consent.

Contact form
When you contact us using our contact form, you will be voluntarily providing us with your personal information. The information you enter in the contact form is encrypted, as you can see from the padlock icon in the address bar of your browser, and is sent to us by email.

While we have implemented encryption to ensure secure transmission of your personal information, Internet-based data transmissions may in principle have security gaps, so absolute protection may not be guaranteed. For this reason, you are always welcome to contact us via alternative means, such as by telephone.

Web server logs and security
When you visit this website, information about your device, operating system and browser, and your IP address are automatically saved in log files. This serves a number of purposes, including helping to keep the website secure and helping to diagnose any problems that might arise.

Email alerts and updates
If you choose to subscribe to my mailing list, your email address will be sent to Mailchimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC), which I use to manage email marketing subscriber lists and send emails to subscribers. You can read their privacy policy here:

https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

Should you wish to unsubscribe, you can do so at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in any of the email campaigns you have received from me.

I will never rent, sell or communicate your data to any third party organisation for the purposes of email marketing.

Blog Comments
To block spam comments from being submitted to our blog, we use Akismet anti-spam software. When the comment is posted, the data (including email address and IP address) are sent to Akismet’s servers for analysis. Akismet is a product of Automattic, the same company that created WordPress. You can read their privacy policy here.Opens in a new window

Cookies

A cookie is a tiny data file that is used to store information. Most websites use cookies for a number of purposes, including providing essential functionality (e.g. a shopping cart), providing useful information about the way in which the website is being used (e.g. analytics), and many other functions such as enhanced security.

By continuing to use this website, you accept the use of the following cookies:

We do not use cookies to gather personal data such as names or email addresses.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, here is some more informationOpens in a new window. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

Your rights

In accordance with UK and European law under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have numerous rights in regards to the personal data we hold about you, including:

  • Right to confirmation – you have the right to know if we hold personal data that concerns you
  • Right to access – you have the right to view and to obtain a copy of any personal data we hold that concerns you
  • Right to rectification – you have the right to the correction of any inaccuracies within the personal data we hold that concerns you
  • Right to erasure – you have the right to have your personal data removed from our systems

Should you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us by email or by telephone. You can find out more about your rights under the GDPR here