Privacy policy

We do not use cookies on our website

We do not use cookies on our website, and we use for web analytics, an open source tool that does not use cookies and does not generate any persistent identifiers. generates a random string of letters and numbers that is used to calculate unique visitors on a website and resets this string once per day. All the data is isolated to a single day only. There is no way to know whether a person comes back to a site on another day. There is no way to get any kind of personal data from Plausible Analytics, and it does not track individual people. All the data is in aggregate only. minimises any data collection in general and whatever it does track is kept fully secured, encrypted and hosted on a server in the European Union to ensure it is being covered by the strict laws on data privacy.

See’s data policy for the full list of data it does collect to display your web stats and which metrics it uses the data for.

Rows & Columns

We only collect and store your email address when you sign up to our newsletter Rows & Columns.

We collect and store your email address so we can send you our monthly newsletter, Rows & Columns. We will only do this if you have submitted your email to receive our newsletter.

Data about you is processed using Substack, which provides us with analytics and the means to send and archive our newsletters.

When you sign up to our newsletters, we ask for and keep your name (so we know how to address you) and your email address (so we can contact you).

You can unsubscribe from our emails at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email or by unsubscribing in Substack.

What rights and control do you have?

Because we operate in the UK, you have rights over the data about that we collect. You can:

  • ask for a copy of data we have collected about you

  • ask us to update that data

  • ask us to delete it

  • ask us to stop using it

  • If you ask for a copy of data we have about you, we have to provide it to you free of charge. You can ask us to send it directly to a third party. We have to provide it in a commonly-used machine-readable format.

To do this, contact [email protected]

We last updated this privacy policy on 10th November 2022.