The trust of our visitors is important to us.
We have chosen to restrict personalized tracking cookies in the EU as much as is possible and use only essential cookies, and those of our trusted partners. We give all of our visitors and options to prevent advertisers using these personalized tracking cookies on our site. (They will still use basic non tracking cookies to function though).
We use only basic necessary cookies to store essentials about each visit to our site on your computer so you can remain logged in, or retrieve what you were last working on/viewing easily, but nothing about you personally.
With respect to cookies:
We need to know what pages people view, and if they return to reread the content, this helps us to see what articles are of most interest. We do not do this on an individual basis, so we won’t know what pages you’ve visited personally. We use Google analytics to help us analyse our sites visits so require third party cookies to be used for this purpose but all data is anonymized.
You can change the settings of our advertising cookies here directly with our trusted suppliers. Or by using the link at the footer of the site.
To block personalised tracking cookies from our trusted advertising partners use the link at the bottom of the site.
If you wish to see tailored offers and deals you may allow our trusted advertising partners to use these cookies:
You can block all cookies in your browser settings, but this site will not function correctly, we simply do not have the resources to redevelop the site.
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.
If you have had an email from us (through the forum, or you messaged us directly) and do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us an e-mail directly or using our contact page. All information held by us is kept secure and confidential and will never be divulged to others.
Comments When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Media 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.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
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 ou
Security of data: Any data supplied to us is kept secure, our servers and server software are regularly patched and updated and we have firewall and other protections in place. Only authorised persons working under our direction have access to the server but may not use or view personal data.
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.
On signing up to our forum we will retain your information to allow you to access and use the site unless you cancel your membership, whereupon your account deleted and personal details in your profile will be removed.
We do not sell the data we hold or acquire to any other companies.
We collect only the domain name or IP to identify spammers, hacks, people posting hate/extremist content, and people who are doing other illegal activity to aid in law enforcement, the IP addresses are only viewed as part of such an investigation and are not stored long term.
Data we hold and process may include: The e-mail addresses of those who post messages to our forums, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, user-specific information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations.
We do not collect any personally identifiable information from visitors to our site. Any information posted on the forum or submitted in the forum is publicly visible.
The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web page, used to customize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual visitor, used to notify consumers about updates to our Web site, used by us to contact consumers for marketing purposes and not passed on to any other company or organisation.
Signing up to our forum: You will receive essential site mailings, service announcements etc unless you opt out of admin emails. You also have full control of your subscriptions to threads and general notifications within your control panel. Newsletters are OPT IN only, you must specifically check the newsletter option when you sign up to receive these.
You may submit information to makes up your profile, and it may be publicly available and viewable, this is completely optional.
If you supply us with your postal address or email address through a contact form you warrant that we may use it to respond to your enquiry but it will not be used for marketing purposes or passed on to any other company or individual.
Our forum members details are kept secure and not passed on to any other people, please visit our forums for details on how we use your information, protect it and give you full control over our use of your information.
Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers or emails on-line will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding current queries or orders they have placed on-line. Please provide us with your name and phone number should you wish your telephone number to be removed. Your details will never be shared with other organization.
With respect to Ad Servers we rely on these to provide us with a small amount of revenue to offset our hosting fees and running costs although we are operating on a non profit basis: To try and bring you offers that are of interest to you, we have relationships with other companies that we allow to place ads on our Web pages. As a result of your visit to our site, ad server companies may with your permission, collect information such as your domain type, your IP address and clickstream information.
For further information, consult the privacy policies of:
Entrypoint web design in Kent.
Entrypoint maintain this site for me, which includes security, server performance and SEO and updates.
I am very grateful for their design, programming and site optimisation services and would be unable to run such a successful site without their help and assistance.
Entrypoint (the operators of this site) is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
Upon request we provide site visitors with access to unique identifier information (e.g., customer number or password) that we maintain about them, a description of information that we maintain about them.
You will need to verify your details before we send them to you, so we can only accept requests about an IP address if made from that IP address, and email details must match that which the request comes from.
Consumers can access this information by e-mail us at the above address. Upon request we offer visitors the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information, unique identifiers, communications that the consumer/visitor has directed to the site.
Consumers can have this information corrected by sending us e-mail at the above address. With respect to security: When we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information such as financial or health information, we redirect visitors to a secure server and will notify visitors through a pop-up screen on our site.
All areas of our site may be reached securely by using https:// which will ensure your privacy as you surf our site and forums.
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the following addresses or phone number.
This web site is operated by Waynne Smith & Mya Smith T/a entrypoint
For legal matters, administrative issues or problems with the website our postal address is
Entrypoint, Church Meadows, Sholden, Deal,Kent CT14 9QZ
We can be reached via e-mail at webmaster(at)aboutdeal.co.uk or you can reach us by telephone at 0845 4756789 (this is an administration/advertising/GDPR enquiries only number to our company.