Who we are

Our website address is: https://gatewaylocation.org.

My name is Philip Wade and the custodian of this site.

The majority of this Policy is Standard to WordPress Websites. WordPress are a website template provider and millions of sites around the world use this tool. The site specific elements are noted in sections: Who we share your data with, Where we send your data, Your contact information, How we protect your data,  What data breach procedures we have in place, What third parties we receive data from, What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data and Industry regulatory disclosure requirements.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

Your data will not be shared with anyone else for marketing or sold on. Only those authorised users of this site will be able to access the data. See how we protect your data.

We do use Mailchimp a mailing programme for managing emails for those that have subscribed to the Newsletter, purchased an event from this site or attended prior events at a range of venues and have expressed the wish to continue to receive updates and event news. The Unsubcribe Option has been available always and continues to be so. More details on Mailchimp use on other sections below. Mailchimp has its own stand alone Privacy Policy which users such as us are required to abide by. The Policy can be seen here.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. This site uses both Clean Talk and Akismet and their policies can be found from links at the bottom of any page with comments.

Your contact information

Is only used to respond to your comments, or if you have registered for the newsletter for informing you of new events, insights, videos an so on. It may also be used to contact you should any details of events change so that you don’t miss out.

Additional information

How we protect your data

This site is hosted by Siteground who are a GDPR with a WordPress Theme and both are Compliant. The site is only accessed by its owner and professional developers supporting the site expansion. They are required to use secure login details password protected and and it also uses the Google ReCaptcha tool for extra login safety.

If you sign up to the newsletter on the Home Page or Book an event your registration details are captured in a tool called Mailchimp. From the Home Page this requires a double Opt In Process to make sure you really wanted to do this – this means you are sent a confirmation email with a link to click to confirm your choice. If you are booking an event you will naturally be added to the event mailing list so you can receive information about the event and any others of interest. You are able to unsubscribe at any time.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Your data is not shared with anyone other than those authorised noted above. In the unlikely event of a data breach, passwords will be changed and the matter investigated and you will be informed. You are always at liberty to unsubscribe, request your data to be deleted or ask for a copy of what information is held.

What third parties we receive data from

Your data is not shared with anyone other than those authorised noted above.

In addition to the above, statistics on site traffic and so on are automatically generated in Siteground Hosting Tools, Google Analytics, YouTube. This data is of a more general nature and does not typically identify individuals.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

The Mailchimp mailing list generated from subscribers to the newsletter, booking an event or those choosing to have their contact details added at an event automatically provides information on various things such as who has opened emails, what links they have clicked and how many times. It also has a facility to be able to resend the email to those who have not opened an email.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

None this site is for private individuals opening to Self Realisation.

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