This version of our privacy policy was last updated on 17th August 2020.

Who we are

We are Watford Consulting Ltd.

Our website address is: https://www.watfordconsulting.com.

Our address is:

Watford Consulting Ltd
102 Minster Road
Westgate-on-sea
Kent
CT8 8DG
United Kingdom

Our phone number is 020 3289 2027

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

For basic navigation of our website WE don’t collect any personal information about your visit, however we do use Google Analytics to generate reports on who visits our website and the pages they visit. This works by placing a Google Analytics cookie on your device, but will only happen if you agree to our Cookie Notice displayed on your first visit to our website.

In order to build Google Analytics reports, Google will collect information about you. Therefore you should be aware of Google’s Privacy Policy before accepting cookies on our site – https://policies.google.com/privacy#infocollect.

Even if you reject our use of cookies on our website, we will still need to place a single cookie on your device to record that decision.

Your decision regarding cookies will expire after 3 months. At which point you will be asked to accept or reject our cookies when you next visit our website.

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.

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.

Contact forms

If you make a submission to us via our Get in touch contact form then we will record the details of that submission for the purposes of responding to you. We may also send you future marketing messages unless you indicate that you do not want such messages by clearing the checkbox when submitting the form.

We use reCAPTCHA v3 from Google to combat spam. Use of reCAPTCHA is subject to the the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Cookies

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.

If you visit our login page, 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.

See this Video from Google for an introduction too cookies, how they are used and how you can control them.

Third-party links

This website may include links to third-party websites.

Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you.

We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements.

When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site 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.

Analytics

As mentioned earlier in this document, we use Google Analytics to provide analysis of how our website is used. Google Analytics will only analyse your visit to our website if you agree to our use of cookies.

More information about how google uses data regarding your use of this site can be found here.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with any other party.

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.

What rights you have over 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.

Where we send your data

Your data is held on our servers, hosted by Krystal.co.uk. Krystal’s servers are based in the UK and your data doesn’t leave the European Union.