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Cookie Declaration of website

This document can be printed for reference by using the print command in the settings of any browser. website may collect some Personal Data from its Users. website uses ‘necessary' cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on the website.

If you continue past the cookie-warning message to use this website, it is assumed that you are happy to do so.

Cookies are used for the functionality of the site to allow sending messages and to connect to third-party websites. 

There are no analytical or advertising cookies. website has no control or interaction with cookies or data collected via third-party websites.

What type of Cookies do we use and why are they used?

Functional Cookies: website uses functional Cookies to ensure the functionality of the website. These Cookies enable you to browse the linked Facebook content and to send Direct Message/Email to

Social Media Plugins: We do also use certain social media plugins on our site which place Social Media and Content Cookies, for example, to enable you to “view” something on Facebook directly on our website. Please note that some of these third-party services place Cookies when you visit their website that are used for things like behavioural advertising, analytics, or market research, and your data may be transferred to these third parties.

Please note that certain third parties, such as Facebook, may use another third party to track the activities on our websites, and offer targeted advertising based on that. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with the policies of other social media platforms you use. The policies applicable to these sites are available at the following addresses:


For more information about Facebook’s personal data protection policy, please visit You can also block Facebook’s social plugins with add-ons for your browser, for example with the "Facebook Blocker."


How can I control Cookies?

The “Cookie Warning Banner” appears at the bottom of each webpage until you select your preferred Cookie Setting.  The Cookie Setting  should reset after you close your Web Browser application.

If you wish to change your Cookie Preference, then please close  re-open your Web Browser  application and then re-visit the website.

Most browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you can choose whether or not to accept Cookies by adjusting your browser settings and delete any Cookies already placed on your device by this website. Please note that disabling Cookies may prevent you from using some parts of the website.
You can set most modern browsers to prevent any cookies being placed on your device, but you may then have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site/page. Some services and functionalities may not work properly at all (e.g. viewing embedded information from another website). You can find instructions for deleting Cookies in the different browsers available on the market at

You may also be able to opt out from certain third party managed advertising Cookies directly in the third party websites.
For more guidance on your opt out options, please consult the following opt out and consumer choice related pages of the following initiatives developed by companies in the online advertising industry:

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How long do Cookies remain on my computer or mobile device?

There are two types of Cookies: Persistent and Session Cookies. Session Cookies last until you stop browsing and Persistent Cookies last until their expiration or deletion. Most of the used Cookies are Persistent, and they are not removed once you close your browser or exit our website. Persistent Cookies are used when information is preferred to be stored for more than one website visit. For more specific information, please see the lists below of Cookies used on the website.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We reserve the right to change and modify this Cookie policy from time to time. When we post changes to this Cookie policy, we will modify the “updated date” at the bottom of this Cookie policy to indicate when such changes have come into effect. If the changes are material and adversely affect you, will post a prominent notice advising of such change at the beginning of this Cookie policy and on the websites’ homepage.

How to contact?

If you have any additional questions on this Cookie policy, please contact:

Owner and Data Controller

Sue Kittow, Falmouth, Cornwall, UK

Owner contact email:

List of Cookies used on our website

This section explains in more detail the Cookies that are in use on our website.

Your consent applies to the following domains:

Personal Data collected via cookies for the following purposes and using the following services:

Contacting the User

Mailing list or newsletter

The  web service was used on 12 April 2022 showing the following details for the website

The domain has been analyzed by Cookiebot to determine if it is compliant with EU regulations on the use of cookies and online tracking.

The website is: Compliant

Identified in Google Chrome Browser, the website uses the following cookies:

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Send for: Same-site connections only

Accessible to script: Yes

Expires: After 12 months from the start of the date/time of clicking on the  Cookie Warning Consent Message

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Send for: Secure same-site connections only

Accessible to script: No (HttpOnly)

Expires: When the browsing session ends

Displaying content from external platforms

These functions are only made available when the User allows the ‘OK’ button on the Cookie Warning displayed on the webpage.

Facebook Page and Blog websites.

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Privacy Policy

Owner and Data Controller

Sue Kittow, Falmouth, Cornwall, UK

Owner contact email:

Types of Data collected:

Among the types of Personal Data that the website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies; Usage Data; email address; Data communicated while using the service.

Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using the third-party websites.

Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by website is necessary for the website to function fully and choosing not to provide this Data may make it impossible for website to provide its full service.  Users are free not to communicate this Data without consequences to the availability of the website, though some functionality may not be accessible.

Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are encouraged to “deny” use of the website cookies and refrain from inputting their information via the message section contact-form.

Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by website or by the owners of third-party services used by the website serves the purpose of providing the Service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through website and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data:

Methods of processing

The Owner takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorised destruction of the Data.

The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organisational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Owner, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of website (administration,  legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner.

Legal basis of processing

The Owner may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:

Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations the Owner may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law;

provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;

processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject;

processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner;

processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party.


The Data is processed at the Owner's operating office and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

Depending on the User's location, data transfers may involve transferring the User's Data to a country other than their own.

Retention time

Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.

Therefore, Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between the Owner and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.

Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Owner’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfil such purposes. 

The Owner may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Owner may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right of access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

The purposes of processing

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its Service, comply with its legal obligations, respond to enforcement requests, protect its rights and interests (or those of its Users or third parties), detect any malicious or fraudulent activity, as well as the following: Displaying content from external platforms, Managing contacts and sending messages, Contacting the User and Interaction with live chat platforms.

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Contacting the User

Mailing  reply to Contact Form on the website ( website)

The rights of Users:

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by the Owner.

In particular, Users have the right to do the following:

Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.

Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. 

Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by the Owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.

Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.

Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.

Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the Owner.

Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User's consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.

Details about the right to object to processing

Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.

How to exercise these rights:

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month.

Additional information about Data collection and processing Legal action:

The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of website or the related Services.

The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

This privacy policy relates solely to website, if not stated otherwise within this document.

Latest update: April 2022


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