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Mark Lynas

Environmental news and comment

Privacy and cookie policy

Certain information or data may be collected about you when you use this website. This policy explains what data may be collected from you and how it may be used.

The site may collect the following information:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on this website. This includes information provided at the time of subscribing to a mailing list,  filling in a survey, or contacting me via contact forms.
  • If you contact me, I may keep a record of it.
  • Details of your visits to this site, including which pages you visit and what you do. This is to enhance your experience of the site and for logged-in members to ensure access to restricted resources.
  • If you login to this site it may collect details of your IP address. This helps ensure the security of the site by monitoring normal and malicious use of the site.

This helps me to:

  • Keep my records up to date.
  • Improve the products and services I may provide.
  • Contact you in response to a specific enquiry
  • Send you emails about services which are particularly relevant to you.
  • Contact you via email about the services you may receive from me.

Cookies and how we use them

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer by a site when you visit it.

Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable me to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.

You can refuse cookies on our website, but this may prevent you from using parts of this site, like logging in and out, and commenting

I embed videos on this site using Youtube, which sets cookies on your computer once you click on the video player. To find out more about Youtube’s cookies please visit their privacy policy.

I use the Google Analytics service which allows us to monitor how the site is used. Google may set several cookies and these are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. I use the information to monitor how many visitors come to the site, from where, what pages they visit, what type of browser, computer or device they used. We use this information to improve our website. The Google Analytics cookies collect information in an anonymous form and cannot personally identify you. You can read more about Google’s Privacy Policy here.

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function in your browser should tell you how.

You may also like to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

Where we store your personal information

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential and secure. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Sharing your information

Your information won’t be shared with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and I won’t pass on your details to other websites.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes I may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.

Contact

If you have any questions or comments about our privacy policy please contact me.

Disclaimer

This site may contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that I do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.