Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.marksofdeptford.com/

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you contact us via our contact form, we will request consent to process your personal information, specifically, your name, email address and telephone number. 

We may retain your contact details with third party email services and contact you via email or telephone in response to your enquiry.


If you visit our login page, we 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, we 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.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

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 that website.


We use Google Analytics to track visitor behaviour. We anonymise any personal information such as your IP address before transmitting to Google an no personal information is retained in relation to your visit.

We maintain a log of visits to our website and analyse behaviour for security purposes and may block IP addresses in response to malicious behaviour such as hacking attempts or image leaching.

Who we share your data with

We don’t share your personal information with anyone.

Emails received via our contact form may be forwarded to other trusted staff members or relevant contacts.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize 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.

We retain a security log of visitors for a maximum period of 30 days.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Visitor behaviour, pages visited, time spent on our site, etc. is retained for a maximum period of 30 days.

Your contact information

For privacy related enquiries please contact:

[email protected]

Additional information

How we protect your data

Connections to our website are protected with SSL encryption. We also operate security precautions to monitor traffic for malicious behaviour.

We do not store any personal information on this website.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We do not store personal information on this website.

Personal information transmitted via email is held securely using email services provided by a third party provider. In the event of data breach such as loss of emails due to malicious behaviour, we will inform affected users in compliance with ICO GDPR legislation.

What third parties we receive data from

We do not receive data from third parties in relation to personal information.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We may block IP addresses known to be demonstrating malicious behaviour. We retain the right to block IP addresses indefinitely for the protection of our website.

We do not profile any personal information for marketing purposes.


Privacy Policy updated 08/01/2020