Privacy Policy

The History of London is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any private information you provide. I adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the UK. If you have any questions about privacy on the website please contact me.

The History of London has created this privacy policy to demonstrate my commitment to your privacy. The following discloses my information gathering, use and dissemination practices for this website. By using this site, you are deemed to accept the terms of my privacy policy. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not use this site.

My policy complies with UK law accordingly implemented, including that required by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The law requires me to tell you about your rights and my obligations to you in regards to the processing and control of your personal data. I do this now, by requesting that you read the information provided at www.knowyourprivacyrights.org

Personal information I may collect

You are not required to provide any personal information in order to obtain general access to this site. However, in order to access certain services and features of this site, I may require you to provide personal information such as your name and e-mail address. For example, I will collect certain personal information when you contact me via the contact form.

Disclosure of personal information

Please note that I will not share your personal information with any third parties for direct marketing purposes. I reserve the right to disclose user information when required to do so by law or when I have reason to believe that the disclosure of such information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) my rights or property, other users or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.

Links to Other Sites

This site may link to external sites that are not controlled by The History of London. These sites are beyond my control and are governed by the privacy policies of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

IP addresses and cookies

In the course of using my site, I automatically track certain information about you, including what browser you are using and your IP address. Like most websites, my site also uses cookies. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies are used to simplify functions on my site and can be linked to personal information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please be aware, however, that some features of this site may not function or may be slower if you refuse cookies. By using this site, you are deemed to accept the use of cookies. If you do not consent to this, please do not use my site.

I use cookies in the following ways:

1.1. to track how you use the website

Changes to these terms

I reserve the right to modify the terms of this policy in whole or in part at any time and will not specifically notify you of any changes. With this in mind, I recommend that you periodically check the policy for any changes.

Your rights

You have a lot of rights relating to your personal information:

  • The right to be informed about how your personal information is being used (like this notice!)
  • The right to access the personal information I hold about you
  • The right to request the correction of inaccurate personal information I hold about you
  • The right to request that I delete your data, or stop processing it or collecting it, in some circumstances
  • The right to request that I transfer or port elements of your data either to you or another service provider
  • The right to complain to your data protection regulator — in the UK, the Information Commissioner’s Office

If you want to exercise your rights, have a complaint, or just have questions, please contact me.

How to contact me

Please do not hesitate to contact me, if you:

  • Would like me to stop using your information
  • Want to exercise any of your rights as set out above

Any questions or requests should be sent through the contact form

Disclaimer

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss of, misuse of or unauthorised access to data. I take this responsibility very seriously and make every effort to ensure your personal information is secure. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% safe. With this in mind, whilst The History of London strives to protect your personal information and privacy, I cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose or transmit to me online and cannot be responsible for its theft, disclosure or subsequent misuse.