Effective date: February 18, 2020

This policy covers https://paultoconnor.com. This website is hosted in the E.U.

This page details the policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data when you use this website and the choices you have associated with that data.

I’m committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. Should I ask you to provide personal information when using this website, it will be used in accordance with this privacy policy.


Cookies are storied on your local device (phone, tablet, computer etc.) and contain information about you. On accessing this website, a cookie banner is presented to warn you, the user, that cookies are in use.

Analytic tool cookies

Traffic log cookies are used to identify which website pages and posts are read. This helps analyse how users use a website. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Anonymised tracking data is sent to the U.S. as part of this analysis.

This website has also been submitted to Bing Webmaster Tools, a web analytics tool provided by Microsoft, and Google Search Console, a web analytics tool provided by Google, Inc, to help analyse its search results. Please see those companies’ respective privacy policies for details on how those tools store data.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of this analytic data for the purposes set out above.

Website comment cookies

This website supports commenting on posts. If you wish to comment, you must submit a name and email (and optionally a website). You are provided with the option of saving these values as cookies. If you do not choose this option, the name, email and website (if provided) will not be saved.

To help spam detection, the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string are also collected.

Disabling cookies

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you may modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Data submitted by you

There are two forms on this website where you can explicitly choose to submit your information. You can also submit your information when you comment on a post. I only receive this information if you explicitly fill out these forms and submit them.

Contact form

  • Email address

Your email address is used to respond to your query. It is not used for any other purpose.

Subscribe form

  • Email address

Your email address is retained for use in sending out occasional newsletter updates by email. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by sending an email to privacy@paultoconnor.com.


Comments are passed through an anti-spam filter using Askimet. Under the comments section within individual posts, there is a link to Askinet’s privacy policy, which details the processing of submitted comment data. Askinet is only used if you submit a comment.

Links to other websites

This website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave this site, any information you provide while visiting those other sites is not governed by this privacy policy and is not under my control. Please refer to the privacy policy applicable to the relevant website being used.

Legal disclosure requirements

I may disclose your personal data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrong doing in connection with this website
  • To protect and defend the rights related to this website
  • To protect against legal liability


I’m committed to ensuring your information is secure. I have taken reasonable steps to protect your information against unauthorised access and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, damage and destruction. Nevertheless, any personal data submitted by you is at your own risk.

Your personal information

I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties for personal gain.

You may request details of personal information I hold about you. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of this information, please email privacy@paultoconnor.com. You can also request your information be permanently deleted at any time.

Changes to this privacy policy

I may update this privacy policy from time to time. I will notify you of any changes by posting the new privacy policy on this page and by updating the effective date at the top of this privacy policy.

You are advised to review this privacy policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this privacy policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


If you have any queries in relation to the above you can contact me at privacy@paultoconnor.com.