Privacy Policy

I value your privacy very highly. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using the Website (the “Website”) operated by Paul Culshaw, a digital marketing consultant based in Manchester, United Kingdom. This Privacy Policy contains important information regarding your privacy and how I may use the information the Website collects about you.

Paul Culshaw is committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of the Website’s visitors. It will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (“DPA”) unless and until the GDPR is no longer directly applicable in the UK, together with any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation as amended or updated from time to time in the UK, and any successor legislation to the GDPR and the DPA (together “Data Protection Legislation”).

This privacy policy explains how and when the site collects, uses and shares your information, what happens to any personal data that you provide via the Website, or that is collect from you whilst you visit the site or communicate with Paul Culshaw.

This privacy policy is updated from time to time so please review it regularly.

Paul Culshaw receives your information through you signing up to the Website’s email newsletters and making contacting via the site’s home or contact page.

If you wish to no longer receive newsletters or other marketing communication from Paul Culshaw, you can opt out via the unsubscribe link in the emails or by following the process mentioned below in the ‘your rights in respect of your data’ section.

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy policy, please contact Paul Culshaw at

Information collection and use

Paul Culshaw collects and uses your information below to provide SEO services and to measure and improve the site’s services from time to time.

– Links: Paul Culshaw may keep track of how you interact with links across our website, including our third-party services, by redirecting clicks or through other means. We do this to help improve the site’s services and to be able to share aggregate statistics such as the frequency of a particular link being clicked on.

– Cookies: The website uses cookies and similar technologies to collect additional application usage data and to improve the site’s services. Paul Culshaw may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with our services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and traffic routing on our services, and to customise and improve the site’s services. Most applications automatically accept cookies. Please see our cookie policy for more information.

– Google Analytics: The website will also install Google Analytics in devices to collect your behaviours in using this website’s services.

– Other Google Technologies: From time to time, Paul Culshaw may also use Google’s advertising products, such as Google Ads, to deliver marketing messages. To understand how Google uses information from sites and apps in these services, refer to Google’s articles here.

– Comments:When visitors leave comments on the site via the blog, the site collects the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

– Media: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

– Log Data: When you use the Paul Culshaw website, the site owner may receive information (“Log Data”) such as your IP address, device information (including device and application IDs) and search terms. The website uses Log Data to provide, understand, and improve the site’s services.

– Contact forms When you contact Paul Culshaw, whether by telephone, through our website or by e-mail, the website collects the data you have given to us in order to reply with the information you need. We record your request and our reply in order to increase the efficiency of our business.

I keep personally identifiable information associated with your message, such as your name, phone number and email address so as to be able to track our communications with you to provide a high quality service.

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

The length of time your data be retained

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

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Paul Culshaw processes personal information for certain legitimate business purposes, which include some or all of the following:

– where the processing enables us to enhance, modify, personalise or otherwise improve our website, our services and communications for the benefit of our customers;

– to identify and prevent fraud;

– to enhance the security of our network and information systems;

– to better understand how people interact with the website;

– administer the website and carry out data analysis, troubleshooting and testing; and to determine the effectiveness of promotional campaigns and advertising.

– in certain circumstances, to send you marketing information. Where it is not appropriate for us to rely on legitimate interests or where we choose not to rely on our legitimate interests, we will seek your consent.

We do not disclose your private personal information except in the limited circumstances as listed below;

– Your Consent: We may share or disclose your information at your direction, such as when you authorise a third-party web client or application to access the website.

– Law and Harm: Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this privacy policy, we may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect Paul Culshaw’s rights or property. However, nothing in this privacy policy is intended to limit any legal defences or objections that you may have to a third party, including a government, request to disclose your information.

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. If you would like to withdraw your consent or prefer not to receive any information from Paul Culshaw, please let the website’s owner know by emailing him at

If you do not want Paul Culshaw to contact you for marketing purposes, please let us know by clicking the “Unsubscribe” option in any email we send to you and providing the details requested or making via the following webpage and we will take steps to ensure that this information is deleted as soon as reasonably practicable. In this scenario, we will retain your personal data on a suppression list to the extent we need it to ensure we don’t send you any further marketing communications.

Your right in respect of your data

If any of the information you provide to us changes, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can make the necessary changes to the information we hold for you on our database. If you wish to make any changes to your information, please contact us by emailing us at or via the following webpage

If you wish to see the information we hold on you, or request that such information be transmitted directly to another data controller, please contact us by emailing me at or via the following webpage We shall process your request to access your information and provide this information to you free of charge unless your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive.

To request that your information is deleted or if you wish to restrict / object to the processing of your information, please make contact by emailing or via the following webpage

If you have any complaints about our use of your personal data, please contact us. You may also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office at or other relevant supervisory authority in your jurisdiction.

If you have any further queries or comments on our privacy policy, please make contact via the following webpage or you contact by emailing I always welcome your views about the Website and it’s privacy policy.

Changes to this policy

Paul Culshaw may revise this privacy policy from time to time. The most current version of the privacy policy will govern the use of your information and will always be at

By continuing to access or use the services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised privacy policy.

Effective: 8th November 2020

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