Privacy Policy


Your privacy is very important to me.  This privacy policy describes how The Owl Hoot uses and protects any personal data you may provide whilst using the website.

Ways that we collect your data

You are able to access the website without submitting any personal data. Should you wish to make contact, I will request the following personal data:

  • Your name
  • Your email address

I only collect such information when you choose to supply it to me.

How we use your personal data

I will use your personal data for replying to your email contact.

I will only store your personal data where necessary to reply to your comments or questions.

Controlling your personal data

You are in control of your personal data; at any time, you can exercise the following rights:

  • To view your data
  • To change your data
  • To be forgotten – removal of all your personal data
  • To be informed, e.g. through this privacy statement 

Please contact me to exercise any of the above rights. I will strive to meet your request within 30 working days.


I am committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, I have suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information I collect online. Our data is stored on private servers in the UK. Regular back-ups are made, safeguarded and kept in the UK.  Continually updated Endpoint and Perimeter security protects against malware and a Stateful Inspection Firewall prevents hacking.

Links to other websites

The Owl Hoot website may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that this Privacy Policy does not apply to those websites and I encourage you to read the Privacy Policy of every website you visit.

Transfer of personal data

I will not sell, transfer, trade or lease your personal data to third parties. I do not disclose any information you provide via the site to any third parties unless you give me permission to do so.

Web statistics

Cookies are small pieces of information that are saved by your browser onto the hard disk of your computer so that certain information about how you use a website can be recorded.

My website uses cookies from analytics services provided by Google. These enable me to get a better understanding of how people use the website, so I can make improvements to the website and the products and services offered through it.

You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also allow you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or just third-party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or visit this Cookies Guide. You can choose to delete cookies at any time; however, you may lose information that aids quick and efficient access to the website. It is recommended that you ensure your internet browser is up to date and contact your internet browser developer for help and guidance if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

Your IP address is automatically collected and may be used to diagnose problems with the server, report aggregate information, and to administer and improve this site.

Log files generated by the web servers can be used to analyse site usage and statistics, but the files do not identify any personal information. Log file analysis helps me to understand usage patterns on the website and to make improvements to my service.

Changes to the privacy policy

I may update the privacy policy from time to time. I advise you to review this page periodically for changes. Any changes made are effective immediately after they are posted on this page. 

This Privacy Policy was last updated 29 January 2020.