Privacy Policy

What is the Out and About website?

This website is a personal, non-commercial blog and the address is:

What personal data is collected and why is it collected?

When visitors leave comments on the site the data shown in the comments form is stored and the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string are collected to help with spam detection.

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


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.

Visitors to this site are not required to register or log in. there is indeed no provision for this. Only the site admin can log in.

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Is your data shared?

Your data is not shared with anyone or any organisation but may be checked by a spam detection service.

How long is your data retained?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.

Where is your data sent?

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.