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Terms & Privacy Policy

Terms and Conditions

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on George Elmer’s web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license, you may not:
    1. modify or copy the materials;
    2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on George Elmer’s web site;
    4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    5. transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by George Elmer at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on George Elmer’s web site are provided “as is”. George Elmer makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non- infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, George Elmer does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall George Elmer or her suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on George Elmer’s Internet site, even if George Elmer or a George Elmer authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on George Elmer’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. George Elmer does not warrant that any of the materials on her web site are accurate, complete, or current. George Elmer may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. George Elmer does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

George Elmer has not reviewed all of the sites linked to her Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by George Elmer of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

George Elmer may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to George Elmer’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to me. Accordingly, I have developed this policy for you to understand how I collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines my privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, I will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • I will collect and use personal information solely to fulfil those purposes specified by me and for other compatible purposes unless I obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • I will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfilment of those purposes.
  • I will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up to date.
  • I will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • I will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

I am committed to conducting our business per these principles to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

This Privacy Policy governs how George Elmer collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the http://georgeelmer.co.uk website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by George Elmer.

Personal identification information

I may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit my site, register on the site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources I make available on my Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information, social security number. Users may, however, visit my Site anonymously. I will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to me. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

I may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with my Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to my site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

My Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How I use collected information

George Elmer may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service—Information you provide helps me respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize user experience—I may use information in the aggregate to understand how my Users as a group use the services and resources provided on my Site.
  • To improve my Site—I may use feedback you provide to improve my products and services.
  • To process payments—I may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. I do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
  • To share your information with third parties—I may share or sell information with third parties for marketing or other purposes.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature—To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics I think will be of interest to them.
  • To send periodic emails—I may use the email address to send User information and updates on their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to my mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, I include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact me via my Site.

How I protect your information

I adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on my Site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over an SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

Sharing your personal information

I may use third-party service providers to help me operate my business and the Site or administer activities on my behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. I may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given me your permission.

Third-party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on my Site that link to the sites and services of my partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. I do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from my Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to my Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Advertising

Ads appearing on my site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non-personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Changes to this privacy policy

George Elmer has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When I do, I will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. I encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how I am helping to protect the personal information I collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use my Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting me

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact me at:

George Elmer
1 Yeoman Way, Hadleigh
Suffolk, UK, IP7 5HW

george@georgeelmer.co.uk

PERMISSIONS POLICY

You may:

  • print posts/content of my site for non-commercial use (up to 30 copies only) as long as you include the following copyright notice: “© George Elmer. All rights reserved. Originally published at https://georgeelmer.co.uk/
  • re-post a summary of an article (or an excerpt of up to 150 words) with a link back to the original post
  • link to my site or any of my public posts

I do not allow any of the following without my written permission:

  • re-posting my content in its entirety
  • altering or selling any content on this site
  • translation of my writings into another language (because I would want to verify the accuracy of each translation)

To request permission for any of the uses on the above “I do not allow” list, please email george@georgeelmer.co.uk

COMMENT POLICY

By posting on this blog, you agree to the policies below.

I welcome comments on my blog posts. Please keep your comments clean and related to the content. I reserve the right to remove any comment. My site, and the web in general, is all about dialogue and the sharing of information. Therefore, feel free to ask questions, disagree, provide alternate methods, or comment on the post as long as your comment’s content is not offensive, defamatory, abusive, or otherwise mean and inappropriate.

Comment Privacy. You may comment anonymously or under a name/username. The email address you use to submit a comment will not be displayed on my site and will not be sold or used to contact you unless you request to be contacted.

Ownership of Comment. You retain ownership of comments you leave on my site; you simply grant me a license to post your comments. This license is irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, and royalty-free. You grant me the right to store, transmit, display, use, publish, reproduce, and distribute your comments in any format, including but not limited to a blog, in a book, in a presentation, in a class, or in a video.

I expressly disclaim all liability that may result from any comment you leave on this site. By commenting on this site, you agree that you retain all ownership rights for the comments you post on this site and that you will relieve me from all liability that may result from those postings.

This document was last updated on August 28th, 2020