Privacy Policy

Who we are.

This is a personal blog and not a company.

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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

some parts of the website may contain contact forms, the details they require are your first name, last name and email address, this is to allow us to better answer you and address you by name, We do not collect this information nor share it with any 3rd Party Services.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.


Analytical information is store when a user log’s in, clicks an advertisement or visits this website, this information doesn’t identify you as a user of this website, it just allows us to keep track of how many people are visiting this site or clicking on 3rd Party Advertisements.

Who we share your data with

We use Google AdSense [Terms & Conditions] to monetise this website, the only information that Google AdSense collects [To our Knowledge] is visits to that advertisement, we do not user intrusive advertisement methods.

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.

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.

Members or Newsletter subscribers will receive an emails sent from MailGun, We use MailGun to help send out all emails quickly without delay. Please see MailGuns Privacy Policy for more information

Your contact information

Email: [email protected]

As information is only stored for Logged-In users we cannot provide information about users who are visiting without an account, Badsey Media holds no identifiable information about you.

Additional information

How we protect your data

This website is encrypted, meaning all data sent from and to our servers are secure, should for any reason the encryption fail your internet browser will automatically block our website and inform you of an issue.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We use security scanners to ensure that no malicious files are sent to our servers we also use CloudFlare to help monitor any unlawful activity should these fail we will notify all users via the website and if needed email.

What third parties we receive data from

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

We do not profile users or visitors, the only user data that is collected is IP address or Visitors or Commenters and Names, Email Address left from comments.

Ninja Forms

We use Ninja Forms to collect feedback data from users, this data is only presented to us when someone enters data and submits it to us, This data is only used for replying back to a query and to help better aid users.


Smush sends images to the WPMU DEV servers to optimize them for web use. This includes the transfer of EXIF data. The EXIF data will either be stripped or returned as it is. It is not stored on the WPMU DEV servers.

Smush uses a third-party email service (Drip) to send informational emails to the site administrator. The administrator’s email address is sent to Drip and a cookie is set by the service. Only administrator information is collected by Drip.


10th June 2018
Smush Service’s have been added to the Privacy Policy

25th May 2018
Added Service Suppliers Privacy Policy to Consent.