Privacy Policy

In this Privacy Policy, we, our, us and West Country Olives refers to West Country Olives.

 

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 – 

By submitting one of our contact forms you are agreeing to us contacting you directly using the details you have provided. We will only contact you in regards to your query unless we are given further authorisation from yourself. After we have closed your case or the case has expired we remove your personal and contact information from our system, all we keep a log of is the nature of your query to be used in improving our website for the future. These are stored anonymously.

 

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.

 

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 –

We do use blanket analytical data in order to adjust our website and marketing promotions so they are tailored to the target audience. We do not store any personal data on our analytics account and we cannot zoom in on individuals. All the data that we see is anonymous and our demographic figures are broad and no personal data is stored on our analytic account.

 

WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH –

Your data is only shared with our payment gateway providers Paypal, Take Payements & Woocommerce, these are our completely secure payment providers and we only share the relevant data required to complete your transaction. If you would like to know how Paypal Take Payements & Woocommerce handle your data you can find this information on their websites.

 

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.