Information and privacy policy

This domain and site are owned by Melanie Thorpe ("me" / "I"). 


This page contains important information explaining your relationship with the owner of this Internet site and your rights to access and use information on it.  Please read this information carefully. If you do not agree to accept all the terms of this notice, please do not use this site. By using this website you show you have accepted such terms.

I try to ensure that all information provided on this site is correct at the time of writing and publishing. However, I cannot guarantee that the material on this site is completely accurate or up to date, and therefore have no liability in respect of the information used by any other person.  I do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on the information on this site. I exclude all liability for loss or damages, direct or indirect, arising from the use of this site.  I will not be liable if for any reason the site is unavailable at any time or period.

Intellectual Property

Text, images, photographs, or any other material published on this site is protected by copyright and/or intellectual property rights.
Parts of this site are available to download. However, you must not modify the paper or digital copies of these.
Our status as the author of material on our site must always be acknowledged. This applies to identified contributors to articles published on this site.
You are prohibited from linking to this site without our written consent. If you would like to provide a link to us, please email us here.

Collection of Information and Privacy

Any information you give will only be used by Melanie Thorpe, unless you have been asked if we can share it with a third party.
We may collect and process data about you. I will 
take your contact details if you contact me, so that I can respond to your message.  I may use this information to send you updates and information by email, unless you tell me otherwise. 

Information you provide

You may fill in a form on the site. The form will require you  to provide personal details and I will keep a record of your details so that I can contact you.

We will keep this information for five years, before deleting your data if no longer required. If you contact me via email, this website or in writing I will keep a record of that correspondence.

This site does not store any personal data electronically.

In accordance to Data Protection guidelines, I won't share any personal information with third parties. I will maintain your confidence by only using the data you provided in the manner in which you have provided it.  You have the right to access information held about you. Any access request may be subject to an administration fee to meet our costs providing you with the details you require.

Electronic information

We may also store details of your visits to our site, including, but not wholly inclusive of, traffic data, browser usage, location data, operating systems and other communication data.   Any changes to our Information and Privacy Policy, will, in future, be posted on the site,, and, if appropriate, notified to you by email.

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