About Us

Welcome to Cumbria Competitions! Discover more about us at: https://cumbriacompetitions.com.

Our Commitment to Your Privacy

Understanding the Information We Gather and Its Purpose

  • Interactions on Our Site: We value your insights and feedback. When you comment on our platform, we gather the details you provide in the comment form. Additionally, we collect your IP address and browser details to enhance our spam prevention efforts.

  • Email Privacy and Gravatar Services: To enrich user interaction, we use a unique identifier (hash) derived from your email to check if you’re connected to Gravatar. This service’s privacy policy can be found here. Once your comment is approved, your Gravatar profile picture becomes publicly visible alongside your comment.

  • Media Upload Caution: Be mindful while uploading images to our site. If your images contain embedded geographical data (EXIF GPS), other visitors might access this information. We recommend removing such data for your privacy.

Contact Information Handling

  • Contact Form Data: Rest assured, the information you submit through our contact forms is only used for communication purposes and is not stored on our site.

Cookie Policy

  • Enhancing Your Experience: If you comment on our site, you can choose to save your name, email, and website in cookies. This is for your convenience, so you don’t have to re-enter your details for future comments. These cookies remain for one year.

  • Login and User Preferences: Temporary cookies ascertain your browser’s cookie acceptance. These cookies contain no personal data and are discarded once you close your browser. Persistent cookies save your login details and display preferences, enhancing your user experience. These remain for two days to a year, depending on your settings.

  • Content Editing: A cookie is stored when you edit or publish content, indicating the article ID. This cookie, which holds no personal data, expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content

  • External Media: Articles here may feature embedded content (videos, images, etc.) from external sites. Interacting with this content is equivalent to visiting these external websites, which may collect data about you, employ cookies, and monitor your engagement.

Data Sharing and Analytics

  • Collaborations: We utilize Google Analytics and Facebook for insights, ensuring a better user experience.

Data Retention and Your Rights

  • Data Longevity: Comments and their associated metadata are stored indefinitely for continuity. User profiles are maintained, and users have the freedom to modify or delete their personal information (username changes are an exception).

  • Your Data Rights: Should you wish to review or remove your personal data from our site, you can request an exported file of your data. We comply with all requests for data erasure, barring any legal or security obligations.

Protecting Your Data

  • Security Measures: We employ automated spam detection services to protect your data and enhance site integrity.