Privacy notice and cookie statement

Effective September 2nd 2020

1. About Infobo

Infobo is a digital boutique based in Brighton, UK. Our registered address is: Infobo, 4 Lowther Road, Brighton BN1 6LF, UK

2. Data controller

Any personal data you provide to us is controlled by Infobo.

If you have any queries about how we gather, and use your personal data then you can get in touch with our Data Protection Officer by post at:

Infobo Ltd, 4 Lowther Road, Brighton BN1 6LF, UK

Or via email: [email protected].

3. Your rights over your data

You have a number of rights over how we gather and use your personal data. You have the rights to:

  • be informed about the collection and use of your personal data (e.g. in this privacy notice);
  • object to the processing of your data where we rely on our legitimate interests as the legal basis for processing;
  • withdraw your consent for us to use your data at any time, where you have opted in to our data processing in the past;
  • ask us to change incorrect or incomplete data we hold about you;
  • ask us to delete your personal data where it is no longer necessary for us to use it, when you have withdrawn consent, or where we have no lawful basis for keeping it;
  • ask us to restrict the personal data we use about you where you have asked for it to be deleted or where you have objected to our use of it;
  • ask us to provide you or a third party with some of the personal data we hold about you in a structured, commonly used, electronic form, so it can be easily transferred;
  • request access to a copy of your personal data, along with information on what personal data we use, why we use it, who we share it with, how long we keep it for and whether it has been used for any automated decision making. You can make a request free of charge by contacting our Data Protection Officer in writing at the address above;
  • not be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling;
  • make a complaint to us about how we have used your personal data.

To learn more about these rights please see the Information Commissioner’s Office website.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer by post or email at the address above. We will need to ask you to confirm your identity before we can deliver on a number of these rights.

If you believe that we have not complied with your data protection rights, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (the regulator for privacy / data protection legislation).

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) can be contacted at: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Tel: 0303 123 111.

4. Information we collect about you

We collect information from visitors to this web site using an online comment form and every time you email us your details.

What we do Why we do this Our legal basis How long do we keep this data? Who has access to your data/who do we share your data with?
Collect any names and messages entered as comments on our blog. To enable comments to be added to our blog posts. Legitimate interest

We have no set timescales for removing old blog posts, but may delete them on an ad hoc basis.

We do not share data, but any comments can be seen publicly on this website.

 

5. Other web sites

Our web site may contain links to other web sites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

6. Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information that is placed on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit certain websites, including this one. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users - which makes the site work properly - and to monitor the health of the site. You can find out more about cookies at https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies.

We use the following types of cookie:

  • Session cookies: these are deleted when you finish browsing our website
  • Persistent cookies: these are stored on your computer after you have finished browsing our website so that we can recall your preferences the next time you visit.

Cookies used for analytics and performance monitoring are a mixture of session and persistent cookies, but they do not contain any personal information. For more information on these cookies see https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.

If you continue to use our site, we presume that you are happy to receive all its cookies. If not, most browsers allow you to turn off cookies; to do this, check the “help” menu on your browser, but note that switching off cookies may affect site operation and you may not be able to access some parts of our site.

If you delete cookies relating to this site we will not remember things about you, including your cookie preferences, and you will be treated as a first-time visitor when you come back.

If you have any questions or comments regarding this cookies policy, please email [email protected].

View the cookies used on this site:

Name Description
_cfduid

Used by the CloudFlare website security service to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. Allows CloudFlare to detect and block security threats while allowing genuine traffic through.  It does not correspond to any user ID on a web application, and does not store any personally identifiable information. Expires after 1 year.

_utma Google Analaytics. Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Expires 2 years from set/update
_utmb Google Analytics. Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Expires 30 mins from set/update.
_utmt Google Analytics cookie.Used to throttle request rate. Expires in 10 minutes.

_utmz

Google Analytics cookie Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Expires 6 months from set/update
_ga Google Analytics cookie. Used to distinguish users. Expires in 2 years.
_guid Google Analytics cookie. Used to distinguish users. Expires in 24 hours.
cf_use_ob Used by the CloudFlare website security service, speed and protect the site from threats such as hackers and spammers.
cf_ob_info Used by the CloudFlare website security service, speed and protect the site from threats such as hackers and spammers.
YouTube This site uses YouTube to display videos. These videos are embedded onto this site, but YouTube may use cookies associated with their service.

7. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We'll regularly review this Privacy Policy. If we make any changes, we'll post the updated policy on this page.