Privacy and Cookies Policy

Privacy Policy

It is the policy of Cathyballard.com to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while visiting our website.

Website Visitors
Like most website operators, Cathyballard.com collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The purpose of Cathyballard.com in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Cathyballard.com visitors use its website. From time to time Cathyballard.com may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Cathyballard.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Cathyballard.com does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to our website choose to interact with us in ways that require Cathyballard.com to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Cathyballard.com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction.

Aggregated Statistics
Cathyballard.com may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, Cathyballard.com may monitor the most popular pages on our website. Cathyballard.com may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Cathyballard.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Cookies
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Cathyballard.com uses cookies to help Cathyballard.com identify and track visitors, their usage of Cathyballard.com website, and their website access preferences. Cathyballard.com visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our website, with the drawback that certain features of our website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, Cathyballard.com may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Cathyballard.com’s sole discretion. Cathyballard.com encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Cookie Policy

Cathyballard.com may set and access Cookies on your computer.  Third-party Cookies that may be placed on your computer are detailed in Schedule 1.  All Cookies used by our web site are used in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.

Cathyballard.com has carefully chosen these Cookies and uses them to facilitate certain functions and features of the Web Site.  We also use Cookies for analytics purposes.  These Cookies track your movements and activities on the web site and are designed to give us a better understanding of our users, thus enabling us to improve the web site and our services.

Certain features of our web site may depend upon Cookies to function and are deemed, within the law, to be strictly necessary. You will not be asked for your consent to place these Cookies however you may still disable cookies via your web browser’s settings.

You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your web browser.  By default, your browser will accept Cookies, however this can be altered.  For further details please consult the help menu in your browser.  Disabling Cookies may prevent you from using the full range of Services available on the web site.

You may delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the web site more quickly.

The web site uses the third-party Cookies detailed in Schedule 1 for the purposes described therein.  These Cookies are not integral to the services provided by the Web Site to you and may be blocked at your choosing via your internet browser’s privacy settings or via your response to the request for consent.

It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your browser if you are unsure as to how to adjust your privacy settings.

Schedule 1

Name Of Cookie Provider Name Purpose
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Google Analytics These cookies are used to collect
information about how visitors use our
site. We use the information to compile
reports and to help us improve the site.
The cookies collect information in an
anonymous form, including the number
of visitors to the site, where visitors
have come to the site from and the
pages they visited. More information
can be found by visiting
http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/
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You Tube Occasionally we may add videos to
our website which are hosted on
You Tube and this may result in
You Tube setting cookies on your
computer, these are harmless and
more information can be found by
visiting
http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/