This information is provided in accordance with the Data Protection Act (2016) and General Data Protection Regulations (2017) and is the basis of our Privacy and Data Protection Policy. The information provided below is in the format recommended by the UK Information Commissioners Office.

Who we are?

My name is: Eric Norris
My trading name is: Eric Norris Accounting
My website address is:
My physical trading address is: 45 Herbertshire Street, Denny, FK6 6HF, United Kingdom

What personal data is collected and why is it collected?

Comments on Articles

When visitors leave comments on the site, the data shown in the comments form is collected, 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, if you use one, is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to this 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 posted on this website.

Contact Forms

Any information that you provide about yourself on this website’s Contact Form will not be stored on this website. This information is encrypted by the email services of both you (the sender) and me (the recipient). The only storage of this information is in my email service and a copy is sent to your email service.


If you leave a comment on this site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and your own website URL 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 this website’s login page, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser can accept cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, several cookies will be set up 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.

Credit Card Information

There are no products or services for sale via this website. Credit card information is NOT APPLICABLE.

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.

The websites providing the embedded content 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 with that website, and are logged in to that website.


This site uses ‘Google Analytics’ to provide me with feedback about how well my site is working and the number of visitors and the searches that visitors are making. If you are logged into a Google Account, for example a Gmail Account, then Google may be tracking your internet usage.

If you are not logged into an email account such as Gmail or Yahoo or MSN, then you will not be tracked by them. However all of your internet usage is still recorded by your internet provider; BT, Virgin Media, PlusNet, TalkTalk, etc. This website will not leave tracking cookies on your computer, I have no interest in knowing what other sites you visit.

Who do we share your data with?

Your data will not be shared with any third party. However if you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long is your data retained?

If you leave a comment on this website, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is in order to recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on this website, the personal information they provide in their user profile will be stored in their 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 do 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 that is stored, including any data you have provided to this website. You can also request that any personal data held about you be erased. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where is your data sent?

Visitor comments and the content of contact forms are checked through an automated spam detection service. This service does not store the content.

Is your contact information retained?

Any information you provide on this website’s contact forms is not stored on this website. However it is stored in the email accounts of both the sender (me) and, because the contact form send a copy to person filling in the form, the recipient (you)

Additional information

How is your data protected?

Your data is protected by the security of the 128 bit encryption used in sending and receiving data to and from our website. The data stored is protected by 128 bit encryption as applied to our administrator’s usernames and password. Our site will always show the “https://“ address prefix and the small padlock icon to indicate that it is a secure website, with a current security certificate in place.

What data breach procedures are in place?

In the unlikely event that we suffer a data breach, steps will immediately be taken to secure or move this website’s hosting, reset all passwords (both administrators and users) and inform all of the users affected. As required by law we will also inform the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office.

What third parties is data received from?

I DO NOT receive any personal or contact information from third parties that will be stored on or used by this website.

What automated decision making and/or profiling is carried out with respect to user data?

I do not carry out any automated decision making or profiling on my customers or any other users of my website.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

I am not in an industry that requires me to make any regulatory disclosures.

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