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If you send me an email, your name, email address and message will be emailed to me (as you would expect). This information is kept private. I store this information within my own email system so that I am able to respond to you. If you subscribe to my blog (ie request notification of future blog posts) via the Contact page of this website or any of my blog posts, your name and email address will be stored in my website database (as you would expect).

The website was built using the WordPress software and various associated plug-ins.  This entails using some cookies when you browse the site.

Cookie HeaderPersistent1 YearIn the header of each web page on this site you will see a message alerting you to my privacy and cookie policy. If you've seen this message once, you probably won't want to see it again, so you are given the oportunity to suppress the notice. The website uses a cookie to remember this setting. You can delete that cookie using the link beneath this table. User data is all anonymous.
Google AnalyticsPersistent2 YearsTo understand how people use this site, and to discover areas on the site with issues, I use Google Analytics. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps me see things like how many people visit this site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast the site loaded, and so on.
Share buttonsPersistentVariousSome pages on this website (mainly the Blog section) have "Share This" buttons - buttons which enable you to send a notification of this site to users on social networks. If you decide to click on one of those buttons, it will take you to the relevant site (eg Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ etc), which may result in cookies being added to your computer.
TwitterPersistent1 weekThe Contact page on this website includes a feed from my Twitter account. The feed is refreshed by Twitter each time you visit the page.

To delete the cookie used to remember that you have seen the cookie warning header click here.