Privacy Policy

Information Collection

Streetspeak is the sole owner of the information collected on the Streetspeak.org.uk website.
We collect information from our users at several different points on our website. These are:

In the ‘news’ section if you wish to leave a comment.

In the ‘guestbook’ section if you wish to leave an entry.

In the ‘ask a poet’ section if you wish to leave or respond to a question.

Leaving a comment in the ‘News’ section

We request information from you on the comment form. You must provide contact information (name and email address). This is simply so we can verify who you are.

Leaving a comment in the ‘Guestbook’ section

We request information from you on the comment form. You must provide only your name. This is simply so we can verify who you are and display this on the site.

Leaving a question/reply in the ‘Ask a poet’ section

We request information from you on the comment form. You must provide contact information (name and email address).  This is simply so we can verify who you are.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. Cookies are not linked to any personally identifiable information on our site. We use session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user’s hard drive for an extended period of time. These can be removed by following internet browser help file directions.

Log Files

Like most standard website servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Links

Our website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Protection of data

Our website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, their information is protected both online and off-line. All our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our users’ information is protected. Finally, the servers that store personally identifiable information are in a secure environment based in the UK.

Notification of changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If, however, we are going to use users’ personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify users via email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner.