Bureaucratic Bullshit – aka “The Privacy Policy”

Who we are

Our main website address is: http://www.givemesomeenglish.com.  This is a sub-domain of that site.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.

Contact forms

We only collect the data that you willing give to us as a necessary means of communication


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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.


We collect no Analytical Data

Who we share your data with

Absolutely no one!

How long we retain your data

I do not retain your data because it is not in any way useful for me.  If you share your name and email address with me, I remove that data from my site and add it to an offline list of clients, customers, etc..  That information is not stored on this site.

What rights you have over your data

Since there are no user accounts on this site, there is no data for you to have concerns about rights over.

Where we send your data

We do not “send your data” anywhere.  As mentioned above – if you share with me your email address, it goes into my offline contact list.  It is not stored anywhere on this site.

Your contact information

As stated above, you have no contact info on this site

Additional information

How we protect your data

By not collecting or keeping it.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Basic common sense about security, and some plugins to do the same.

What third parties we receive data from


What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data


Industry regulatory disclosure requirements