Privacy Policy

The Douglas Wise website was created to provide educational commentary and teaching resources. We are dedicated to protecting your privacy, and ensuring that any information you share with us is treated with the greatest care.

Here we outline our approach to collecting and processing personal data and how we keep it safe.

From the 25th May 2018, the main data protection law will be the General Data Protection Regulation, replacing the Data Protection Act 1998.  This Privacy Policy explains, in this context, what information Douglas Wise collects about you and how it will be used.  The Policy applies to this website (www.douglaswise.co.uk) only.

Douglas Wise will not sell your data to third parties.

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. We will not disclose your name or email address.

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. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage 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.

For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org

What happens to your information when you subscribe to our mailing list?

We do not rent or trade our email list with other organisations and businesses.

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. You can find their privacy policy regarding their use of our subscriber’s (i.e. your) information on their website. Please refer to point #7 in their policy:

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

Douglas Wise will gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter.

You can unsubscribe to the newsletter at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of all of our emails, or by emailing info@douglaswise.co.uk

Affiliate Sites

Douglas Wise is a participant in the Amazon Services EU Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk

Please note that we have not been given any free products, services or anything else by any companies in exchange for mentioning them on the site.

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.

Google Analytics

When someone visits our website we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify individuals.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review. We reserve our right to make changes and updates to the policy without giving you notice, as and when we need to. We will always make sure the latest privacy policy in posted on our website. This privacy policy was last updated on 11th February 2019.

Please email info@douglaswise.co.uk if you have any questions about the privacy policy or the information we hold about you.