Privacy Policy

Your privacy and security of your personal data is extremely important. This policy sets out my privacy practices and explains how I hold and use the information I collect when you ("User") visit and use my website ("Carol Casselden"), and its online galleries and content (“Services”).

By your continued use of this website, you consent to the privacy policy set out in the following page.
Site Activity Data

This privacy policy explains the types of personal data I, Carol Casselden, may collect about you the User whilst you interact with my website. I collect and process data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 and the Data Protection Act 2018. I do not disclose data to any third parties unless it is necessary for the fulfilment of a service, or you have specifically given consent for a particular service.

Carol Casselden website complies with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to all processing of personal data supplied to me by users and other personal data in my possession for any reason. It is the policy of Carol Casselden to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of any personal information, such as your name, email address, address, or telephone number that you provide to me. Because your privacy is important to me, I maintain this website privacy policy to protect your personal information. I do not collect, use or disclose your personal information for any purpose other than those identified below, except with your consent or as required by law.

Each time you visit my website the web server collects and logs certain information. I keep these access logs for a reasonable period of time. These logs include, but are not restricted to: your computer’s TCP/IP address, your username (if applicable), date, time and files accessed. These logs also contain information about referrer information if you clicked on an external link in order to access a webpage. I use these logs solely for performance, site administration and security reviews. I do not sell or share this information with any third party.

Personal Information

I collect only personal information about you, such as your name, email address, address or telephone number that you voluntarily provide to me. For example, I may receive personal information about you when you fill in my enquiry form or send me an email through my website. I will not forward the personal information you provide to me to any third parties.

I do not sell any personal information I receive through my website to any third party, nor will I add such information to any bulk email list I may prepare.


A cookie is a small piece of data in the form of a block of text, stored on your computer's hard drive by a website you have visited. When you revisit a website, your browser sends the cookie back to the website's server, allowing the website to recognise you and remember your preferences.

An informative website providing a clear explanation of cookies and their uses can be found at

I use cookies on this website for a number of reasons, including but not limited to the basic functionality of the website, and tracking the number of people who visit (via Google Analytics). Portions of the website may use cookies for security and authentication purposes.

Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to refuse cookies, my website will issue cookies as soon you visit it. If you have switched off cookies then some of the functionality of my services may not be available to you. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may modify your web browser's settings to reject them, or delete cookies that have already been set.

Please click on the following links for instructions relating to cookie setting in a variety of browsers:

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Edge

Internet Explorer

Safari (iPhone)

Safari (Mac)


If your browser is not listed here, please navigate to the Help or Settings sections of your browser for information on how to control your cookie settings.

I do not share or sell information I may learn about you through my use of cookies to any third party or for any purpose.

How Does This Website Use Cookies?

The cookies set by this website fall into the following categories:

Strictly Necessary

These cookies are essential to ensure that you can navigate and use all features of the site. These include browsing pages, remembering your preferences and other essential features. These cookies don’t gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the Internet.


These cookies allow the website to deliver a better browsing experience. They collect information about your website usage, such as the pages you visit, or if you experience any errors. These cookies don’t collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how the website works.


Functionality cookies are used to provide services, or to remember settings to improve your visit. Where applicable, they are used for remembering settings you’ve applied, showing you when you’re logged in to the website, saving your favourite images, and so on.


Targeting cookies are linked to services provided by third parties. Again, where applicable, these include ‘Like’ buttons and ‘Share’ buttons used by services like Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.

Google Analytics

Additionally, the website may use Google Analytics services provided by Google Inc ("Google"). to analyse the use of this website. Google utilises the data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports about the use of the website and its activities, and possibly share the reports with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualise and personalise the advertisements of its own advertising network.

You can view the data privacy policy for Google Analytics here.

Contact Forms

When using my contact form, I collect the following information which is directly provided by the user: their name, email address and the details of the query provided in the contact form by the user. The information provided is only used to reply or for direct contact with the user. This information is never passed onto to any third-party services or sold.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How Long I Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so I can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

You can request at any time that I erase any personal data I hold about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Third Party Links

My website may contain links to other websites provided by third parties not under my control. When following a link and providing information to a third-party website, please be aware that I am not responsible for the data provided to that third party. This privacy policy only applies to the website listed at the beginning of this page; so when you visit other websites, even when you click on a link posted on, you should read their own privacy policies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, I may change my Privacy Policy periodically and at my sole discretion to satisfy any changes in UK law and regulations. I encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to my Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Resources And Further Information

Please refer to the following links for further information.

Overview of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Data Protection Act 1998
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR)
Guide to the PECR 2003


Please contact me if you have any questions regarding my privacy policy, or information I hold about you, via my Contact Page.