Pencil Street will never pass your email address or other information about contributors, general site visitors or members to other companies or organisations except to comply with court orders or law enforcement agencies. We do not sell any personal information held by Pencil Street to any organisation or persons.
When visiting our websites some information may be stored on your computer in the form of a cookie.
To avoid cookies, you may configure your web browser to reject cookies. However, by doing so, some functionality of the websites may be lost. The procedure for rejecting cookies will depend on what web browser you are using.
Examples of Cookies:
Google adverts - These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This information is used to improve a website and ensure the visitors are able to find what they need as quickly and easily as possible.
‘Remember me/ Keep me logged in’ – If a website has functionality available only to signed-in users it can be frustrating for them to log in every time they visit. In this situation a cookie allows the user to return to the website and be taken to their account immediately. Example: Facebook – can you imagine filling in your details every time you visit?
Shopping baskets and recently viewed products – An e-commerce website we try to make the shopping experience as easy as possible for users by storing the contents of your shopping basket and products you’ve recently viewed without you needing to be signed in so that as you browse the site you don’t lose everything you’ve done. These cookies are usually short-lived and may exist only while you’re on the website.