Privacy Policy

SimonBarker.com – https://www.simonbarker.com owned by Simon Barker.

The above-named website is governed by all the rules and regulation of the country of the UK. The site is owned and maintained by Simon Barker and any enquires regarding privacy should in the first instance be directed to contact@simonbarker.com.

Please note we hold all data for the minimum period of time prescribed by law for our country of origin any personal data that is held in a public facing part of the site can be removed if a request in writing is made to the address below, please note a small administration charge may be applied.

Tracking of Data

The above-named website uses the following tracking services; Google Analytics (Google, USA), MyBlogLog (Yahoo, USA), BlogCatalog (BlogCatalog, USA), Woopra (iFusion Labs LLC, USA), Alexa (Amazon, USA) to help analyse how users use the sites. These analytical tools can uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Statistic providers. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

We will not (and will not allow any third party) to use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our sites. We will not associate any data gathered from these sites with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of any statistical analytics tool. Our Statistic providers will not associate your IP address with any other data held by them. Neither us nor our statistical providers will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user.

Third Party Tracking

Some of our sites are part of MyBlogLog, BlogCatalog programs which track and collect information of users signed in to their service over a series of websites. These services are covered by their own privacy policy as detailed on their site and only track users signed into their services.

Advertising

Some of our sites are supported through sponsorship and contextual advertising our current advertising partners are Google AdSense (USA) Contextual, Chitika (USA) Contextual, Buy.at (UK) Static, Affiliate Future (UK) Static, Tradedoubler (UK) Static, Unrulymedia (UK) Static, Clickbank (USA) Static, Affiliate Window (UK) Static, Afform (UK) Static, Linkshare (USA) Static, Adify/Forbes (USA) Static, Commission Junction (USA) Static, Amazon (USA) Static.

Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases conditions of your browser such as the inclusion of Flash. Many advertisers use geo-targeting technology (using your IP address to provide a location) to allow them to provide targeted offers as well as providing adverts tailored to the content this is referred to as contextual advertising.

Visitation information from Adsense publisher sites (including our sites which use Google AdSense advertising) will be used to create user interest categories, delivering more relevant ads and improving monetisation for publishers over time with the use of cookies in your browser, however, no personal information is stored – for more information on this, please visit Google’s Interest Based Advertising explanation.

Email Addresses

If you subscribe to our newsletter we will keep your email address on file, you have our guarantee that we will never share our database of email addresses with any other parties. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by following the instructions at the bottom of each issue.

Payment Processing

All payments are handled by the following payment processors; Paypal (USA), Paypal (UK), Google Checkout (USA). Each payment processor is governed by their own Privacy Policy and we do not record or keep personal financial information such as Credit Card, addresses on our sites.

Disputes

If you require information or believe an error has been made within this document you should in the first instance email contact@simonbarker.com or via a letter to:

Simon Barker
Skew Green,
Carlton Husthwaite,
Thirsk,
North Yorkshire.
UK
YO7 2BT

We take your privacy seriously and do not sell or use your data in a way that could be considered inappropriate both morally and in the eyes of the governing laws.

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