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Privacy & Cookies Policy


Lynette Ferreira is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with Lynette Ferreira’s Terms of Use and any other documents referred to on it sets out the basis on which any personal data and information Lynette Ferreira collects from you, or that you provide to Lynette Ferreira, will be processed by Lynette Ferreira during your use of www.lynetteferreira.net (the 'site').

Please read the following carefully to understand Lynette Ferreira’s views and practices regarding your personal data and information, how Lynette Ferreira will treat it and Lynette Ferreira’s practises with regards to use of cookies.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is Lynette Ferreira.

Please see Lynette Ferreira's Terms of Use for more information about, and the basis on which the site is provided.

YOUR INFORMATION

Lynette Ferreira will not collect information that personally identifies you.
Lynette Ferreira does not collect any personal data.

COOKIES

Like many online services, the site uses a feature called a cookie, which is a small data file that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer or device’s hard drive.
The site uses cookies that automatically log certain non-personal information, including aggregated, statistical data about how you are using the site to analyse its performance and usage.
This information may include the URL of the website which linked you to the site, your IP address and the number and duration of visits to the site.
The IP address indicates the location of your computer on the internet.
This information is collected in an anonymous way that does not identify you personally.

Various different types of cookies are used via the site:

  • “Session cookies” are used (which will usually be deleted when you log out) to keep track of your internet session. Without these cookies the online services that you have asked for cannot be provided. Session cookies are necessary and/or useful for the functioning of the site.
  • “Persistent cookies” are used (which are longer-term) to help you move around and enjoy the features on the site more easily and to remember preferences, actions and settings to improve your visit (at your request).

The cookies outlined above expire after varying periods from around 30 minutes up to 2 years or more.
The length of time that a cookie remains on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie.
Session cookies last until you stop browsing and persistent cookies last until they expire or are deleted.

In further detail, the cookies fall into the following categories:

1) Analytics (e.g. Google Analytics)
These cookies are used to compile various (anonymised) metrics for users to get a better understanding of how the site is used (pages visited and time spent on the site, for example), so that Lynette Ferreira can deliver more of the content you want, and less of the content you don’t.
This information also helps to make better decisions for future initiatives by Lynette Ferreira.
Lynette Ferreira uses Google Analytics.
These analytics cookies are set by those partners, and are in accordance with the relevant partner’s own privacy and cookies policies.

2) Performance data
This tracks how long it takes users to load each page.

3) Embedded video (YouTube/Facebook)
Many of you love films, so the site may make use of clips on YouTube and/or Facebook.
YouTube and Facebook sets its own cookies, and for more information on their cookies policy, visit  YouTube cookies policy / Facebook cookies policy.

4. Social media (Facebook)
Lynette Ferreira uses cookies to enable you to enjoy the social media features on the site.
In order to host her Facebook page, she may embed Facebook post links.
Facebook sets its own cookies.

5. Session state
Websites often collect information about how users interact with a website. This may include the pages that users visit most often, and whether users get error messages from certain pages.
Lynette Ferreira uses these so-called “session state cookies” to help improve Lynette Ferreira’s services, in order to improve your browsing experience on www.lynetteferreira.net.
Blocking or deleting these cookies will not render the site unusable.
You agree to Lynette Ferreira using the cookies and your information in these ways, but you can delete any of these cookies at any time, if you wish.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your web browser that allows you to refuse the setting of cookies, or you can modify your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it.
The Help portion of your browser, most likely found on the toolbar, typically tells you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit the “manage cookies” section on www.allaboutcookies.org, which contains information on how to prevent cookies from being stored on your device as well as other helpful advice.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Unless you do this, cookies will be issued when you use the site.
If you do not accept cookies or decide to disable them, you will still be able to access and use the site, but you may lose some features and functionality.
You can find out more about cookies at www.youronlinechoices.eu.

WHERE LYNETTE FERREIRA STORES YOUR INFORMATION

Lynette Ferreira will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy & Cookies Policy.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.
Although Lynette Ferreira will do her best to protect your information, Lynette Ferreira cannot guarantee the security of the information you transmit to the site; any transmission is at your own risk.
Once Lynette Ferreira has received your information, Lynette Ferreira will use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised access, as required by applicable laws.
In particular, Lynette Ferreira takes steps to protect the security of your information with appropriate physical, technological and administrative measures.
You accept the inherent risks of providing information and dealing online and will not hold Lynette Ferreira responsible for any breach of security that is due to circumstances beyond her reasonable control.
If you have any concerns about the security of your information, please see the end of this Privacy & Cookies Policy for details of how to contact Lynette Ferreira.

USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION

Lynette Ferreira uses information held about you to ensure that content from the site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer, to provide you with the services outlined in this policy, and to understand how you use the site and how it is functioning so that Lynette Ferreira can maintain and improve the site.

Lynette Ferreira may use the information collected to comply with law, to investigate a complaint made by another user or a potential breach of the site’s Terms and Conditions or to prevent and detect unlawful or criminal activity, fraud and misuse of, or damage to, the site or the products, content and services made available through it, and to take appropriate legal action against those responsible.

Lynette Ferreira may on occasion link or combine the information that we collect about you with information that we receive from other sources. Lynette Ferreira may combine this information with information you give and information Lynette Ferreira collects about you. (For example, we may decide to combine two or more databases into a single database of information.) We may use this information and the combined information for your and/or Lynette Ferreira’s benefit (for example, to allow Lynette Ferreira to provide a more seamless support and/or to provide you with better, personalised services and content).

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

Lynette Ferreira will not disclose information that identifies you personally including aggregated or de-identified data.

YOUR RIGHTS

The site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own terms and conditions and privacy & cookies policies and that Lynette Ferreira does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

CONTACTING LYNETTE FERREIRA

Please be advised that any personal information that you choose to provide when contacting Lynette Ferreira will be utilised in accordance with the Act (and any other applicable laws) and will be destroyed after Lynette Ferreira replies to any queries that you may raise.
Contact Lynette Ferreira

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY & COOKIES POLICY

Any changes Lynette Ferreira may make to this Privacy & Cookies Policy in the future will be posted on this page.

27 March 2019

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