Disclosure, GDPR & Privacy Policy

This blog, www.madmumof7.com, is a personal blog written and edited by me (Afra Willmore).

I am registered as self-employed with HMRC using the company name Madmumof7.

 This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. I believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content. This may be worded as "in collaboration with" , "via" or "in a PR capacity".

 I may be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even when I receive compensation for posts or advertisements,  I always give honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products.

The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

For questions about this blog, please contact  madmumof7.com@gmail.com.

This policy is valid from 24 September 2013 and may be changed or updated at any time.

GDPR Compliance information - How I protect your privacy and use any information collected.

I am committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of my visitors to Madmumof7.com.
 In particular, I want you to know that Madmumof7.com is not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. I just don’t do that sort of thing. Not entirely sure how I could If I’m honest. But just in case you don’t believe me, in this Privacy Policy, I’ve provided lots of detailed information on when and why I might collect your personal information, how I use it, the limited conditions under which I may disclose it to others and how I keep it secure.
Cookies – not just tasty snacks to go with a cuppa. 
My website uses cookies to collect information. This includes information about browsing behaviour by people who access the website.  This includes information about pages viewed and your travels around the website pages. 
What are cookies?
Like most websites, madmumof7.com uses cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other devices (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) as you browse this website.  They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses the website.  Cookies are essential for the effective operation of the website and are sometimes used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to you, both on my website and elsewhere. 

Information collected

Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour when you access this website via the same computer or device.  This includes information about pages viewed, products purchased and your journey around the website. I do not use cookies to collect or record information on your name, address or other contact details.  I can use cookies to monitor your browsing and purchasing behaviour theoretically although I’m not entirely sure how.

How are cookies managed?

The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you access our websites are designed by:
- Blogger on behalf of madmumof7  
- third parties who participate with us in marketing programmes; and
- third parties who broadcast web banner advertisements 

What are cookies used for?

The main purposes for which cookies are used are: 
1. For technical purposes essential to effective operation of madmumof7.com, particularly in relation site navigation.
2. For madmumof7 and advertisers to market to you, particularly web banner advertisements and targeted updates.
3. To enable madmumof7 and linked analytics programmes to collect information about your browsing patterns, including to monitor the success of campaigns, competitions etc. 

How do I disable cookies?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies.  How you can do this will depend on the browser you use.  
This site is monitored by Google Analytics, Blogger analytics  and Statcounter . When someone visits madmumof7.com I use these third party services to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns.
 I do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. I do not make, and do not allow Google, Blogger or Statcounter to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting my website. 
As part of the registration process for new posts on Madmumof7.com to be emailed to you, I collect personal information. I use that information for a couple of reasons: to tell you about stuff you’ve asked me to tell you about; to contact you if I need to obtain or provide additional information; to check my records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. I don't rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

I use a third-party provider, to deliver the email updates. I gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing me at madmumof7.com@gmail.com. 

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that I hold. Email your request to madmumof7.com@gmail.com
Reviewed on May 19, 2018