Privacy Policy

What Personal Data We Collect And Why We Collect It

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for GordonWridgway.com. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  • What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  • The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access To and Control Over Your Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the contact page on our website:

  • See what data we have about you if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of 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.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on GordonWridgway.com 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.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on GordonWridgway.com 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.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

An anonymized 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.

Please read our Comment Policy for more information.

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.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on GordonWridgway.com 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Security – How We Protect Your Data

GordonWridgway.com takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Analytics

GordonWridgway.com makes use of a number of Analytics tools. These tools are subject to change from time to time.

Google Analytics is our primary analytics tool. We collect non-personally identifiable information using GA. We use this tool to analyze website performance and usage in order to enhance this website and improve user experience.

Other tools that may collect data include the plugins used on this website. These plugins collect Non-Personally-Identifiable information some of which may be collected by the plugin developers to improve their tools.

Personally-Identifiable-Information may be collected by plugins which are used for Contact Forms, Emailing, Social Sharing, Online Shopping, Commenting and site Membership. This data is not passed on to the developer.

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.

Circumstances Requiring Us To Share Your Information

GordonWridgway.com may share your personal information with trusted vendors and partners who work with us. These partners are provided with your personal information to help us communicate with you about offers from us and from our marketing partners.

They are contractually required to keep this personal information secure and to only use it for the purposes for which it is provided.

GordonWridgway.com may send personal information about you to other companies or people when we need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested or to provide a product or service to you.

However, these companies are only permitted to use the personal information for these purposes.

GordonWridgway.com may also disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • comply with the law or legal process or if requested by duly authorized public authorities
  • comply with the order of a competent judicial authority in any jurisdiction
  • comply with legal process served on GordonWridgway.com
  • protect and defend the rights or property of GordonWridgway.com, or our affiliated companies, their employees and agents
  • enforce our terms of use
  • protect against fraud or other illegal activity or for risk management purposes
  • permit us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain
  • act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of GordonWridgway.com products or the public at large

If GordonWridgway.com should ever file for bankruptcy, become insolvent, or be acquired by a third party, or merge with a third party, or sell all or part of its assets, or transfer substantially all or part of its relevant assets to a third party, then GordonWridgway.com is entitled to share the personal information and all other information you have provided through the products and service to potential and subsequent business and merger partners.

Who Will Be Responsible for Processing Your Data

The party responsible for processing data on this website is:

  • Company Name: Nova Corp PTY (Ltd) T/A Wridgway Media
  • Registration Number: 2017/537338/07
  • Place of Registration: Republic of South Africa
  • Email: privacy@gordonwridgway.com
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