Cookies & Privacy


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Hi. I’m Andrew Hall, an independent author. This website is, my personal blog.

It’s my responsibility to tell you about the personal data this website collects.

When you leave a comment, use this site’s contact form or subscribe to receive email notifications, it’s necessary for this site to collect the name and email address you provide. This is your personal data.

This data is collected for the purposes of sharing new blog posts with you, approving comments, replying to messages and keeping count of viewers, followers and email followers via WordPress, which powers this site.

When sending a message via this site’s contact form, WordPress also necessarily notes the sender’s IP address. WordPress and its parent company Automattic “collect and use this information to, for example, tally for our Users how many people visit their Sites from certain geographic regions”. (You can click here for their full Privacy Notice.)

This data is stored indefinitely by WordPress and by secure email. As a visitor you have the right to know all of the above, to ask for a copy of your data, or to request that your data be deleted at any time. Just get in touch via the form on my Contact page, and I’ll gladly work with WordPress to fulfill your request.