Privacy Policy and Notice

Who we are

Our website address is: or and * where ‘*’ is any other host name in the domain.

We are Savernake Ltd.

Registered as a Limited company in England 13284443

Personal Data Collected

When visitors access the site we collect / log the visitor’s IP address and browser ‘user agent’ strings as well as URL’s visited on this site.

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 and prevention.

If you complete a contact form, the personal data you send us will be processed to contact you.


If we email you from this site, a log of the email and metadata will be kept for 12 months. Emails sent and received to are kept archived for up to 7 years.


This site does NOT make use of third party cookies, analytics, or any unnecessary cookies, only cookies necessary for the functioning of the site are used.

This site does not track location, use notifications, or use any other “adtech” techniques.

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.

Who we share your data with?

We do not buy sell or share personal data, unless compelled to do so by a lawful request.

How long we retain your data for?

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.

Log information collected will be deleted after 12 months.

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 by contacting or writing to us at our registered address. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Savernake Ltd:

(1) Is the controller for personal data processed in connection with this website and business operations, statutory requirements and contracts and is exempt from registering with the ICO.

(2) May be a processor of personal data for some customers as described in the Data Processing Agreements and contractual arrangements with those customers.

(3) Complies with current Data Protection legislation.

(4) Uses third parties as processors with compliant contracts as follows:

Hetzner Online GmbH – Cloud services and web hosting.

Contabo GmbH – Cloud services and web hosting.

OVHcloud – Cloud services and web hosting.

Google LLC – Cloud services, email hosting and productivity applications.

Microsoft – Cloud services, email hosting and productivity applications.

Oracle – Cloud services and web hosting.

(5) can be contacted via or or by writing to our registered address to exercise rights under data protection legislation.