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Privacy and data storage

Data storage and logging

By visiting this website, some technical data about your internet connection and browser is stored. This data can be categorized as follows:

  • Cookies in your browser
  • Technical info on server
  • User information in database

Information cookies

This website uses cookies to improve functionality and user experience.

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Technical information

When you visit a website, the web server will record some technical information such as your IP address, which browser you are using and the time each time you request data from the server, i.e. when you click an internal link and load a new website. or related data such as fonts, images, various scripts required for the website to work.

This data is only stored for a certain period of time to perform troubleshooting and error correction in the system, and is never shared with newspaper employees or third parties.

User information

We store some information about you as a user. No sensitive information is stored on this website, but the simple contact information you provide when creating a user account or purchasing a service in an online newspaper will be stored in our database. This is necessary in order to be able to provide services to you. This data is deleted when you delete your user account.

Who do we store data about?

Regular visitors/readers:

If you visit this website without registering a user account or subscription, the following data about you is stored:

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Login users and customers:

If you choose to create a user account and/or subscribe to an online newspaper, the following information will also be stored about you:

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NB: After the data is deleted, it can still be stored for up to 180 days in backup. Backups are stored with high security and restricted access, and are necessary to perform troubleshooting and ensure the safety of users and computer systems.

Your rights:

As a user of this website, you can contact the newspaper to have your data released and/or deleted.

If you have a user/subscription account, you can log in to your user profile and download the stored data, as well as delete your user account and related data at any time.

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If you press REJECT, no cookies will be stored in your browser and no data about you will be entered into our database. It also means we can’t tell if you’ve agreed or not, so you’ll see this warning on every page you visit. Technical information (web server logs) will retain your IP address and browser information, but these will continue to be deleted as described above.

Lance Heptinstall

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