Privacy policy

Mawddach Dreams is the personal blog site of William Hyde and is aimed at displaying details of my ancestors, their lives, work and extended families, as well as other hobbies or interests I may have from time to time. In addition, I may recommend products or services I have personal experience of.

1. What we do and how we use your data

This Privacy Policy applies to Mawddach Dreams website and its subdomains (“Sites”). I/we know that you care how informations about you is used and eventually shared. This Privacy Policy explains what information of yours will be collected by Mawddach Dreams when you access the Sites, how the information will be used, and how you can control the collection, correction and/or deletion of your data. We will not use or share your information with anyone, unless required to do so by English law.

2. Information We Collect

(a) Cookies And Tracking Technologies: refer to the Cookies policy.
(b) We may collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your full name, email address & IP address should you decide to contact Mawddach Dreams. If you do choose to contact Mawddach Dreams, your personal information will be reatined digitally to enable a response to be sent.
(c) We will retain personal data we process for as long as needed to provide our responses to questions, queries or any other form of contact.

3. Record of consents and processing activities

We store and track any consent given by you on this website in order send a contact request. We keep a consents registry for users that accepted our privacy policy. We keep a record of processing activities entitled to the owner of this website in order to be compliant with the EU GDPR art. 30 1-2 UE 2016/679

4. How We Use Your Information

We use the information that we collect about you to communicate with you and answer questions or queries you may raise with us. We won't use your collected data for any other purpose nor to send you any commercial or promotional ads. We won't share your informations with any third-party service & we won't contact you for advertising. We reserve the right to ask you if you wish to receive a Newsletter, however if you do then additional Privacy statements & policies will be introduced at that time to cover that extension of our relationship.

5. How Long We Keep Your Information

We keep your data without any specific time limit. We reserve the right to delete your information during our database cleanup at any time and without advising you.

6. Choice

We will seek your consent prior to using your personal information in a manner incompatible with the purposes we described in our Privacy Statement at the time of collection. You may choose not to provide any personal information to Mawddach Dreams, in which case we will be unable to respond to any questions you may have.

7. How We Share Your Information

Personally Identifiable Information: Mawddach Dreams will not share, rent or sell your personally identifiable information to others. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of Mawddach Dreams (for instance, on servers or databases provided by our hosting provider). Management, security and integrity of data storage are under the direct responsibility of our hosting provider company and are governed by the privacy policy of the organization providing the hosting service.

8. Storage and Processing

Your information collected through the Mawddach Dreams website may be stored and processed in Europe by our third-parties hosting provider. Mawddach Dreams is not responsible in any way about the physical data storage of your data. Management, security and integrity of data storage are under the direct responsibility of our hosting provider company and are governed by the privacy policy of the organization providing the hosting service.

9. How We Protect Your Information

Mawddach Dreams is concerned with protecting your privacy and data, but we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Mawddach Dreams or guarantee that your information on the Mawddach Dreams website may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical or managerial safeguards. When you enter sensitive information on our Contact Form, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). No method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We have backup and advanced storage processes running daily to accomplish protection of your data as best as possible and prevent any kind of data breach, after several years of activity we never faced any data breach because we and our hosting provider follow high security standards.

10. Our Choices About Your Information

We will retain your information for as long as we feel there is a need for continued communication between us. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

11. Children

We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use personal information from children under age 16. If you are under age 16, do not share personal information with us.

12. Links to Other Websites

When you click on a link on this website that takes you to a website operated by another company, you will be subject to that website’s privacy practices.

13. Social Media Widgets

Our Site may include social media features, such as the Facebook Like button and other widgets, that run on our Site. These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our Site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third-parties or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the organization providing it.