Privacy Policy

Email subscription

Email Subscription collected by the third party Malilchimp – For more information on MailChimp see their Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

  • All email signs ups are double opt in meaning you will be sent an email confirming that you wish to be signed up to’s mailing list.
  • It is not until you have responded to this email you will be fully subscribed to the mailing list and start receiving emails.
  • As well as subscribing you will also be sent newsletters, round-ups and other marketing information related to
  • You are able to unsubscribe at any time by using on the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of each email
  • Alternatively, you can email directly at and asked to be removed from the mailing list.
  • Your email address and data will never be sold on to third parties.

Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Analytics and Interaction with external social networks and platforms as described below

  • Google Analytics and Google Analytics with anonymized IPPersonal Data: Cookies and Usage Data
  • Contacting the User
  • Contact form Personal Data: email address, first name and website
  • Google+ +1 button and social widgets
  • Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

In Content Advertising / Google Ads

Savvy in Somerset uses third-party vendors to show in content advertising across the website. These vendors, which include Google, use cookies to show ads which are based on your previous visits to this website, or other websites.

Google uses these advertising cookies to allow it and its partners to serve ads based on visits to this website, other websites owned by Fiona Hawkes and other websites on the internet.

You can choose to opt out of personalised advertising by clicking Google Ads Settings and changing your preferences.

Comments Policy:

By leaving a comment you accept that:

  • Your name will be published with your comment – there is, however, no requirement for you to use your real name if you do not wish to do so and just using a first name is fine. There is no need to provide a surname.
  • You need to provide an email address to comment but it will not be published and it will not be used to sign you up to any newsletters or marketing emails from
  • Your email address will not be sold on to third parties nor will it be verified by myself.
  • All comments are published at the discretion of the owner of and some comments may not be published.
  • Inappropriate, inflammatory, rude and spam comments will not be published.
  • Comments may be deleted after a period of time if they are no longer relevant to the post.
  • That the comment will be published at the bottom of the article.
  • That we may use information from your comment in later research.
  • Comments may be edited for clarity.
  • That we may also use your comment it in other articles on an anonymous basis where you cannot be identified
  • Website URLs may be removed from comments. can see your IP address when you leave a comment. This is not published. It helps us tell when someone is posting multiple comments; it sometimes helps us to identify trolls and spammers, and it can indicate if someone is posting from outside the UK.

Affiliate Links on uses both affiliate and advertising links, which mean that we receive a small amount of revenue should you buy something through one of our links.

  • This does not affect the price you pay
  • We are not responsible for prices being different from those we have advertised.
  • We are not responsible for third-party website content.
  • is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to
  • As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

Competitions and Giveaways

  • Full terms and conditions for the latest giveaway or competition (should there be one running) can be found here: Competiton terms and Conditions
  • The majority of my competitions are U.K only – please see individual competitions for specifics.
  • Competitions are usually run using Rafflecopter: you can find their Privacy Policy Here and their Terms of Service here

Cookies, Log files and Web beacons recognizes that the way that we handle and store your data is important. Here are some of the ways your information may be kept on file and used by us.

  • Like almost all websites, collects and uses the data contained in log files. The information in these files includes your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider) the browser you used to visit our site, the time you visited and which pages you visited on our site.
  • uses cookies to store information when you visit the site. This is to help you have the most enjoyable experience possible when you visit including storing information on your personal preferences such as how often you are shown a pop-up or subscriber form or storing information that makes it easier for you to comment on posts.
  • We use third-party vendors to provide advertising across this site, including Google. Google uses cookies to deliver personalised advertising based on your visit to this site and other websites across the internet. Opt-out of personalised advertising by clicking Google Ads Settings and changing your preferences.

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

On some pages, there may be “embedded content” from another site such as a YouTube video or Twitter. These sites may set their own cookies.

Requesting Data

If you would like to see a copy of the information holds about you, under section 7 of the Data Protection Act then you can email

  • The email needs to come from the account you are requesting data on and needs to include your full name.
  • If you no longer have access to that email address I.D may be required to prove you are who you say are and for us at to be able to continue with your request and make sure we sending personal information to the right person.
  • Please put ‘SAR’ or ‘Subject Access Request’ in the title of the email.
  • Current U.K Law Allows 30 days to respond to this request.
  • If there is any breach of data will inform you as soon as we possibly can.

Other websites links to various outside websites throughout. While we do our best to only link to sites we believe are useful to users, we cannot be held responsible for third-party content nor the contents of their terms of use or privacy policies.