Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy 

At Katie Tysome PR, we are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy sets out how Katie Tysome PR uses and protects your personal data.

Our website address is: https://www.katietysome.co.uk

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Our website and our web hosting company will collect and store usage information about your visit to our website. We use this information for analytical purposes to make our site more accessible to visitors and improve our services.

Specifically, we may record the following data:

  • Your IP address
  • Your geographical location
  • The type of Web browsing software and operating system you are using
  • The date and time you access our site
  • The pages you visit on our site
  • The amount of time spent on the site
  • Comments you post

Third party providers

We use certain third parties for the purposes of analysing the use of our website and delivering our services. Data is processed through WordPress (run by Automattic), Google Analytics, Mailchimp, and Site Ground

Cookies

Some parts of our website use cookies. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer to help to keep track of your visits and activity on our website. We may use cookies to help us analyse the performance of our website and services. You can manage your cookie preferences through your internet browser.

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.

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.

Contact forms

If you use the contact form on our Contact page or any email link, your email is sent directly to us. We use this information to respond to your enquiry. You will not be added to a marketing database unless you opt in via the specific marketing sign-up form.

If you sign up for news and updates via the form on the home page, your name and email address are stored in Mailchimp so that we can send occasional marketing emails to you. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Links to other sites

Our website may contain links to other sites. Please note, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites so please check their privacy policies before submitting any personal data to them.

What platform do you use for marketing emails?

We use MailChimp as our marketing automation platform.  When you subscribe we ask you to acknowledge that you are happy to receive marketing emails and news updates from us. The information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms.

How do you unsubscribe from marketing emails?

You are able to change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of the emails you receive from us. You can also update your privacy settings in the footer of marketing emails. If you would like to change or modify any information previously provided, you can also contact us at katie@katietysome.co.uk

What are your rights on your data?

We protect your rights to privacy. You can contact us to request:

  • Access to the personal data we hold about you
  • The correction of your personal data
  • That we stop using your personal data for direct marketing
  • That we stop any consent-based processing of your personal data after you withdraw that consent.

Please send any requests to katie@katietysome.co.uk

When do you collect personal data and how long do you keep it for?

We only collect and hold data for the specific purpose of delivering our services, to inform us about website usage, or to contact you through our marketing emails if you have opted in to receive them. We keep data for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Changes to our privacy terms

We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy. We may notify you of changes to this policy by email.

If you have any questions about this Privacy notice, please contact katie@katietysome.co.uk