Privacy and Cookies is a blog about interiors, design, crafts and travel. We value your privacy and do not rent or sell your data to anyone. This Privacy Policy sets out when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it and the limited conditions under which we may share it with others to deliver a brilliant reading experience. We do all we can to keep any data we hold safe and secure.

What personal data do we collect?

Only the data you supply when commenting on posts or signing up to receive regular updates. This includes your name and email address.

What data do Third Party Providers collect?

When visitors leave comments on our 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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

We collect information about visitors who comment on our site that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and site URL, along with other information directly provided on the comment form.


Like most websites, we use Cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files placed on your computer or device. They are used to remember you on our blog. The cookies do not collect personal data, they collect information that enables us to improve our website and the content we provide.

WordPress Cookies: 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.

When someone visits our blog we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of reader behaviour patterns. We do this to discover which parts of our site readers find most useful. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our blog.

Data Protection Officer

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer We will respond within 48 hours.