Privacy notice and cookie policy

About Us

Steven Burgess Consulting

Contact: Steven Burgess

Email address: steven@stevenburgessconsulting.com

Telephone number: +44 (0)1978 359103

What Does This Notice Cover?

This privacy notice explains how we use your personal data: how it is collected, how it is held, and how it is processed. It also explains your rights under the law relating to your personal data.

What is Personal Data?

Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection Regulation as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified by reference to an identifier’.

Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal data covers information such as your name and contact details.

The personal data that we use is set out below:

What Are My Rights?

Under the GDPR, you have the following rights, which we will always work to uphold:

a) The right to be informed about our collection and use of your personal data. This privacy notice should tell you everything you need to know, but you can always contact us to find out more.

b) The right to access the personal data we hold about you.

c) The right to have your personal data rectified if any of your personal data held by us is inaccurate or incomplete.

d) The right to be forgotten, i.e. the right to ask us to delete or otherwise dispose of any of your personal data that we have.

e) The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data.

f) The right to object to us using your personal data for a particular purpose or purposes.

g) The right to data portability. This means that, if you have provided personal data to us directly, we can provide you with a copy, for you to transfer to another IT system.

h) Rights relating to automated decision-making and profiling. We do not use your personal data in this way.

For more information about our use of your personal data or exercising your rights as outlined above, please contact us using the information at the start of this privacy notice.

 Further information about your rights can also be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

What Personal Data Do We Collect?

We collect the following personal data if you use our online forms to contact us:

·       Your email address.

·       A message that you choose to write.

This is for the sole reason of communicating with you should you get in touch with us via our contact forms, via our downloads or on the contact page. Your email address is not used for any other reason other than sending you information from time to time we feel you may like and that you may be legitimately interested in? You can unsubscribe at any time.

Legitimate interests is our lawful basis for processing.

Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data.

If you feel that legitimate interests is not a viable reason for continuing to process your data, your rights and freedoms will be upheld and you will be removed from our database upon request.

Do You Share My Personal Data?

No we do not.


Where is the data stored?
On a Fasthosts server, in the United Kingdom.


Changes to this privacy notice

We may change this privacy notice from time to time to reflect changes in the law.


Cookie policy
We use and set cookies on your visit to this website, some cookies will be downloaded to your computer. You can remove any cookie from your pc by clicking on the secure padlock sign, to the upper left of your screen (left of the site address) and click on cookies. You can also delete them from your pc by going into your temporary files and deleting them. We mainly use the cookies for Google Analytics, however third parties may also store information on their servers with reference to your site visit i.e. Fasthosts.

Fasthosts is the company who host our website. The server (where the website resides) is based in the United Kingdom.

Why cookies do what they do:
Cookies are most commonly used to track website activity, they are used by companies to track users' preferences, choices and used for efficiency and bespoke purposes. Cookies are text files that are used to gather information about a user's website visit.

Cookies that our website uses:
Cookie consent. First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/
Cookie purpose description: Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain.
Data is sent to: Ireland (EU).

bk.webfonts.format stevenburgessconsulting.com HTML Persistent First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: The cookie is used in context with the local storage function in the browser. This function allows the website to load faster by pre-loading certain information.

Data is sent to: United Kingdom

 __utm.gif google-analytics.com Pixel Session First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor's browser and computer.

Data is sent to: United States

 __utma stevenburgessconsulting.com HTTP 2 years First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.

Data is sent to: United States

 __utmb stevenburgessconsulting.com HTTP 1 day First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.

Data is sent to: United States

 __utmc stevenburgessconsulting.com HTTP Session First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.

Data is sent to: United States

 __utmt stevenburgessconsulting.com HTTP 1 day First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.

Data is sent to: United States

 __utmz stevenburgessconsulting.com HTTP 6 months First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.

Data is sent to: United States

 _ga stevenburgessconsulting.com HTTP 2 years First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Data is sent to: United Kingdom

 _gat stevenburgessconsulting.com HTTP 1 day First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Data is sent to: United Kingdom

 _gid stevenburgessconsulting.com HTTP 1 day First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Data is sent to: United Kingdom

 collect google-analytics.com Pixel Session First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

Data is sent to: United States

 bk.webfonts.published.woff.playfair_display

stevenburgessconsulting.com HTML Persistent First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Unclassified. From what we can gather it's for a type of font.

Data is sent to: United Kingdom

 bk.webfonts.published.woff.rubik

stevenburgessconsulting.com HTML Persistent First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Unclassified.  From what we can gather it's for a type of font.

Data is sent to: United Kingdom

 DPX fasthosts.co.uk

HTTP 1 day First found URL: https://www.stevenburgessconsulting.com/ Cookie purpose description: Unclassified. From what we can gather it points to the hosting of the website at the company Fasthosts.

Data is sent to: United Kingdom