Privacy policy

The below Privacy Policy summarizes the various ways www.howtosurvivelife.co.uk treats the information you provide while you use our website.

We aim to protect your privacy. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using How to Survive Life’s website.  You can access this Privacy Policy at any time.  Your use of www.howtosurvivelife.co.uk will constitute your agreement to this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, please do not use www.howtosurvivelife.co.uk.  This Privacy Policy does not cover information collected elsewhere, including without limitation, offline and on sites linked to and from How to Survive Life.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time.  The date of the most recent update will appear at the bottom of this page.   Please make sure to check back often.  If you continue to use How to Survive Life you constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy.

Who am I?

www.howtosurvivelife.co.uk is a personal blogging website, providing information on home, organisation, DIY, crafts, health, life hacks and general living.  We are not medical professionals, nor is the information provided on this website written by medical professionals.  As such none of the information on www.howtosurvivelife.co.uk or any of its’ related social media accounts should be used to replace your doctor or medical professional.

We may change or discontinue any or all aspects of www.howtosurvivelife.co.uk at any time without prior notice and without any liability to you.

What information do I collect?

Newsletter subscribers

The How to Survive Life may request your e-mail address in order to contact you and/or deliver content.  We may ask for your e-mail address to sign you up to date newsletters.  E-mails will only be used following a “double opt in” process.  This means that you will be required to provide confirmation that you are happy for us to provide you with the content as per the above.  We only gather and use any information in relation to name, email address, address or telephone number with your specific knowledge and consent.

How to Survive Life uses an autoresponder, Aweber, to provide email communication to any emails that are submitted and confirmed through the double opt in process.   This autoresponder party is fully compliant with GDPR as per their terms and conditions.  

Comments

When visitors leave comments on The How to Survive Life website, the data shown in the comments form is collected.  The visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection is also obtained.  If you leave a comment, the comment and metadata related to the comment are retained indefinitely.  This helps us to recognise and approve any follow up comments automatically, rather than keeping them pending in a moderation queue.  Comments left on the website may be subject to moderation and checking for spam.

Analytics

How to Survive Life use Google Analytics.  This automatically collects information about your computer when you visit www.howtosurvivelife.co.uk, including the type of browser software you use, the operating system you are running, the Website that referred you, the content you’re consuming, how long you are on the Website, and your Internet Protocol (IP) address.

How do I use your information?

At your request, your e-mail address will be used to send you up to date newsletters.  This is content which may include marketing information about products or services.  We may also use the information to communicate with you about new features, products or services.   We may communicate with you to ask for your feedback and advice, so that we can tailor our services to your needs.  As a confirmed subscriber you will also automatically be entered into any prize draws that are run on How to Survive Life.

In the event that all, or a portion of, the assets owned or controlled by How to Survive Life, or affiliated entity are sold, assigned, transferred or acquired by another company, the information from and/or about www.howtosurvivelife.co.uk users may be among the transferred assets.

Cookie anyone?

We may use cookies to control the display of ads, to track usage patterns on the site, to deliver editorial content, and to record registration and personalization information. Our cookies may contain personally identifiable information and such cookies may be shared with our affiliates and other companies.

Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well.  We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers.

We may also use advertising service vendors to help present advertisements on www.howtosurvivelife.co.uk   These vendors may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, these vendors may collect non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, Web pages visited, time of visits, length of visit, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours.  How to Survive Life disclaims all liability in connection therewith.

Affiliates

We may participate in affiliate marketing and allow affiliate links to be encoded on some of our pages. This means that we may earn a commission when you click on or make purchases via affiliate links and affiliate partners may use cookies to understand your use of the services.

If you don’t want any cookies, your Web browser likely includes an option that allows you to not accept them.  However, if you set your browser to refuse cookies, some portions of the Website may not function properly.

It’s your data, what rights do you have?

Newsletter Sign Up Information

You are able to unsubscribe to our newsletter at any time. If you have any issues with terminating your subscription then simply email info@howtosurvivelife.co.uk at the email address below and we will remove your information from our account.

On a diet and don’t want cookies?

If you don’t want any cookies, your Web browser likely includes an option that allows you to not accept them. However, if you set your browser to refuse cookies, some portions of the Website may not function properly.

Contact Me

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, you can e-mail: info@howtosurvivelife.co.uk.

This privacy policy was last updated on: 20th February 2019.