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How we use your information

This privacy notice tells you what information we collect about:

  • Visitors to our website
  • People who use our services – for example, subscribing to email updates

When you visit podnosh.com we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the different parts of the site. It helps us understand what subjects on the site you are interested in.

We collect this information in a way which does not identify you. We do not make any attempt to find out the identity of anyone visiting podnosh.com. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source.

If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, and to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use on podnosh.com and why.

Cookie Name Purpose
Google Analytics _utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to understand what subjects on our site you are interested in and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages visited.
Google Maps APISID
These cookies are placed on your computer by the Google Map embedded on our contact page and other Google Maps embedded in blog posts.
Twitter  __utma
These cookies are related to the “Tweet” buttons you can see at the bottom of each blog post, which are used to make it easy for visitors to share a link to a post via Twitter.
Facebook datr
These cookies are related to the Facebook “Like” buttons you can see at the bottom of each blog post, which are used to make it easy for visitors to share a link to a post via Facebook.
YouTube HSID
We embed videos from YouTube.com in our blog posts. When the embedded YouTube video player loads, cookies will be set on your computer. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
Podnosh wp-settings-2
This site podnosh.com is built on the WordPress platform. A cookie will be placed on your computer when you post a comment on this site. This cookie remembers the name and email address you entered in the comment form, which makes it faster for you to add another comment the next time you visit the site.

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Your email address

There are two areas of this website where you enter your email address.

1. When you post a comment on the blog, you enter a name and valid email address. This is done to help prevent spam comments. When you return to this site and look at the comment form, you may see your email address is shown. This is because a cookie on your computer remembered your previous visit. Your email address is only visible to this site’s administrators and yourself. It is not visible to the public.

2. We use Google’s Feedburner service to provide subscribers with email updates of new posts. When you subscribe to receive email updates, you choose to enter your email address. This email address is stored in Google Feedburner and is only available to this site’s administrators. You can unsubscribe from receiving the email updates at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link, which is included at the bottom of every email update.

Data protection and confidentiality

Some services on this website require us to collect personal information from you. To comply with the Data Protection Act, we have a duty to tell you how we store the information we collect and how it is used.

Any information you do submit will be stored securely and will never be passed on or sold to any third party.

How to contact us

You can contact us by phone (0121 455 8749), email (hello@podnosh.com) or write to:

75 Harborne Road Birmingham B15 3DH