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Privacy & Cookie Policy

Judith Ashton

My website address is: https://www.judithashton.com/.


This website complies with EU Cookie Law, by alerting the visitor when they visit judithashton.com for the first time, that cookies are being used.  judithashton.com  is served from a datacenter in Frankfurt, Germany.

The privacy of visitors’ information, collected when they visit this website, is of utmost importance. The Cookie Law requires that consent is given by visitors to store and retrieve data in cookie files on the device they are browsing from. Visitors can chose to allow cookies or not. These can be managed in the browser or device settings.

If at any time you have questions or concerns about the privacy practices used by this website, please feel free to contact me, Judith Aston.

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Judith Ashton is committed to protecting your privacy. I do not disclose information that may identify individuals unless I have your permission to do so.

I do not collect any unique information about you (such as your name, email address, etc.) except when you knowingly choose to provide such information to me.

Security of Data

I take seriously my security obligations in respect of your personal data under the GDPR legislation in order to prevent unauthorised access to, or alteration or destruction of personal data in my possession.

Right of Access

Where you have provided me with your personal data you have a right to be given a copy of your personal data in accordance with your rights under the Data Protection Act 2018, subject to certain exceptions.

To request a copy of your personal data please contact me.

Right of Rectification or Erasure

If I hold incorrect information about you which was originally submitted by you, you have the right to have the data amended. You also have the right, to have any information you have sent to me erased.

To request your right to rectification and/or erasure please send your request in writing to me at Judith Ashton using the contact form below.

Judith Ashton trusts that you appreciate that I respect and value your right to privacy, and that my honesty and integrity shall mean that you will continue to trust me with your personal data, knowing that I will not use it for any inappropriate purpose.

Judith Ashton

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What personal data does this site collect?


If you visit our login page, it will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, the site will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Contact forms

Where a visitor elects to send a message to the owner of this site, via the contact form, they may include identifying information. This information will only be used to respond to inquiries regarding Judith Ashton Emails are archived once read.

Embedded content from other websites

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 this website.


Judith Ashton uses tracking information to determine which area of the website are visited, logs the approximate location, dates, times of site visits, pages visited, device, operating system and browser using Statcounter services. IP addresses are masked meaning the last octet of the address is hidden. This information is used to analyse how the website is used, improve how the website is designed and to optimise the technologies used to improve page load times. At no time is the information used to identify the website user/visitor.

How long does this site retain your data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

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