Privacy Policy

Privacy documents are always very complicated, but this website's approach to privacy is really simple. If you sign up to the newsletter you will receive a welcome message and an irregular newsletter. Your email address will not be used for anything else or given to anyone else (although it will be stored on this website's database, which is hosted by website provider It definitely won't be given to any extra-terrestrials.

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the newsletter or by emailing


Now the legal version:

This is an EUGDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) Statement about the privacy policy of this website.

Who runs this website?

This is the personal website of author Jamie Russell.  It is owned and operated solely by Jamie Russell via his company Jam Tomorrow Ltd.  Jamie is the Data Protection Officer for this site, as prescribed by the GDPR. Jamie can be contacted at

What personal data do we collect and why do we collect it?

We collect, use, store and retain your personal data in line with data protection legislation. This privacy notice aims to provide as much information as possible to help you understand how we look after your data, what your legal rights are in relation to that information – and how you can contact us if you have any questions or queries about how we look after your personal information. There are a number of ways that your personal information is collected when you contact this website.


Most website use cookies that store little bits of information on your computer when you visit. They are used to make websites work correctly. The data they use isn’t really data about you – it’s more about the device you use to access the website, and the location of the device. If you leave a comment on this 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 email us directly using the email address provided on this website, or fill in the contact form or mailing list, your email address may be saved in order that we can reply to you regarding any query you may have raised. We will use your email address only to reply to you. We will not share the information with any third party without your permission. If you subscribe to receive a newsletter from this site via email, we will retain your email address and sign up details for that purposes until you unsubscribe.

Contact, Newsletter and Enquiry Information:

We may process information about you to answer your query. This may include your name, address, email address, postal address and telephone number – depending on what information you provide to us. We will receive this either directly from you for example in an email, FB, Instagram or Twitter message, or through the newsletter or contact form on our website. In all cases we receive only the information you choose to provide – and it will be used to correspond with you until your query is resolved or you unsubscribe.

Who will your information be shared with?

Our marketing automation provider is Wix. We use it to store our email database, host email signup forms and to send you email newsletters. See Wix’s privacy policy:

Google Analytics provide website usage statistics. Google are based in the USA and are EU-U.S Privacy Shield compliant. See Google’s privacy policy: We do not rent, sell or share your person information with other people or companies except to help prevent fraud, defend legal claims or if required to do so by law. 

Your rights:

Under EU data protection laws you have rights in relation to your personal data that include the right to request access, correction, erasure, restriction, transfer, to object to processing, to portability of data and (where the lawful ground of processing is consent) to withdraw consent. For more details see:

To exercise any of your rights, please email Jamie with your request via info@ and he will respond within one month. If you ask Jamie to delete any personal data he holds about you, please be aware that this doesn’t include any data he's obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. If you’re unhappy with any aspect of how Jamie collects and uses your data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office at

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 do we retain your data for?

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.

What rights do you have over your data?

Data Protection legislation is in place to help protect your personal information – and give you control over how it is used. It gives you rights associated with your data, the main ones are listed below. They won’t always apply in every circumstance – but we will explain it to you if you choose to exercise any of your rights. Right to access – you can request copies of any information we hold about you. Right to rectification – If you believe we have any of you details wrong, you can ask us to correct them. Right to Erasure – You can ask us to delete any information we hold about you. This will apply only when we do not have a legal basis to retain that information. Right to Restrict or Object to Processing – this is controlling exactly what data we hold – you can ask us to stop using certain data or stop carrying out certain processes with your data. The right to complain to a “Supervisory Authority” – an organisation that oversees Data Protection. This could be the Authority where you live, where you work – or the one for the UK, where we are based, which is the Information Commissioners Office. Where we rely on consent to process your data, you can withdraw that consent at any time.

How do we protect your data and what data breach procedures do we have in place?

Your data may be stored on computers and accounts with individual passwords that we change regularly. If these entities are ever compromised, we will try to inform you as soon as possible and take advice on how to further protect your data.​

​How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at


Age of Consent

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

Changes to privacy policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 


Questions and complaints

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at

Last update: 28 September 2020