Privacy Policy


What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

If you contact us via the site’s contact form you agree to share with us your name and email  address to respond. We do not share this data with other parties or use it for any other purpose without your consent.


This site uses cookies, harmless text files used to follow user interactions with the site to understand and improve interactions with the site. You can choose to reject these cookies and your web browser lets you block and delete any and all cookies..

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, tweets, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website, meaning it is subject to that other site’s privacy policies.

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, for example Facebook. We have no control over such cookies, but you may control them in your own browser and browser settings.


This site uses Google Analytics to collect non-personal data about user interactions with the website.

What rights you have over your data

If you have contacted us or signed a petition here, you can ask to inspect and correct we any personal data we hold about you.  You can also request deletion of  your data which we hold, but this does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Contact form submissions may be checked through an automated spam detection service provided by  Email subscriptions to notifications of new blog posts on this site are managed and sent by so your email address is shared with them under their own privacy policy – you will receive blogpost notification emails from but can unsubscribe at any time via the link in each such email. Petition data is handled as follows:


If you sign a petition on this site, you agree to supply us with your first and last name, your country, and a validated email address, for the purpose of the petition you have signed. You agree to us sending on just your name and country to only the named recipient of the petition, at which point it is subject to that party’s privacy policy. We will not share or use this data for other purposes. If you have, additionally, agreed to receive occasional mailings from us about future petitions, you can unsubscribe from such mailings at any time by simply emailing us to say so.



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