Our Website Privacy Policy

Our Website Privacy Policy

1. Who we are

We are Talk to David Ltd

Company registration number: 8110321

Registered in England and Wales

Our website address is: https://talktodavid.ltd

If you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data we will gladly assist you. You can Contact us via the ‘talktodavid.ltd’ website.  

We are a registered data controller and Our ICO number is ZB333320. As we are a registered data controller, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK supervisory authority https://ico.org.uk/

2. What this ‘Website privacy policy’ covers

This ‘Website privacy policy’ applies specifically to users of the ‘TalktoDavid.ltd’ website

It describes how the site handles your data, up to and including the transfer of any data to ‘Talk to David Ltd’ after which ‘Our full GDPR and privacy policy’ applies.

3. Transparency – Notice of Logging

  • On Attempting to access the website https://talktodavid.ltd the cookie banner will be displayed.
  • On attempting to login via WordPress or access the administration or other backend areas the message will be displayed on the login screen

The following message will be displayed to the user:

By logging in, attempting to login, or attempting to access restricted areas of this site you acknowledge and understand that your IP address, username, system data and browser information will be processed, and may be logged by the security plugins installed on this site.

4. Essential services: Legitimate interest/Legal Obligation – Processing, Logging, Transfer and Cookies

Our use of essential services under GDPR is covered by our legitimate interest or compliance with a legal obligation. For which your direct consent is not required.

GDPR does not make consent a mandatory requirement for all processing of personal data. Consent (Article 6 (1)a) is indeed one of conditions that can be used to comply with the GDPR requirement that processing must be lawful, but it is not the only condition available to the controller to ensure lawful processing – there are alternatives

One of alternatives is Article 6 (1)c. It says says it is legal to process personal data if:

processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject;

One of alternatives is Article 6 (1)f. It says says it is legal to process personal data if:

processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by he interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child.

4.1 Logging

This site uses security plugins to identify and Limit login attempts from unwelcome guests, it absorbs the main load caused by brute-force attacks, analyzes login attempts, and blocks unwanted visitors

This site also provides areas that require authorised users to sign up and login. Account and login details will be processed and may be logged in order to provide a requested service.

By logging in, attempting to login, or attempting to access restricted areas of this site you acknowledge and understand that your IP address, username, system data and browser information will be processed, and may be logged by the security plugins installed on this site.

4.2 Processing

4.2.1 Website hosting.

IONOS is the host for this website. As such it provides the security, storage and processing that lies behind our website.

IONOS may process, store, transfer and log both user data, and any content provided thru or provided via the ‘TalktoDavid.Ltd’ website

4.2.2 Website content management.

WordPress is the content management system for this website and allows registered users to login to the system.

It may process, store, transfer and log both user data, account information, and any content provided thru or provided via the ‘TalktoDavid.Ltd’ website.

4.3 Information transfer

This site uses the services of SendInBlue to send transactional emails, including the contents of the contact and GDPR enquiry form, from the website to Talk to David Ltd. SendinBlue will thus process, store, transmit and log all email traffic generated and sent from the ‘TalktoDavid.Ltd’ website.

4.4    Essential Cookies

Our website uses small files called cookies – some are essential, and some are optional. The essential cookies we use are:

4.4.1   WordPress. Testing if Cookies can be set.

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.

Cookie nameCookie HostDurationLegitimate reason 
WordPress_test_cookieTalktodavid.ltdSession (15 days)Legitimate interestEssential

4.4.2   WordPress. Login and account information

When you login, 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 option 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.

Cookies are used to store the credentials of a logged-in user as hash, login status and user ID as well as user-related settings for the WordPress backend.

Cookie nameCookie HostDurationLegitimate reason 
WordPress_test_cookieTalktodavid.ltdSession (15 days)Legitimate interestEssential
WordPress_logged_inTalktodavid.ltdSession (15 days)Legitimate interestEssential
WordPress_sec_*Talktodavid.ltdSession (15 days)Legitimate interestEssential
Wp_settings_*Talktodavid.ltdSession (15 days)Legitimate interestEssential
Wp_settings_time_*Talktodavid.ltdSession (15 days)Legitimate interestEssential

4.4.3  Cookie banner

Real cookie banner presents a Cookie banner display on entering the site and records user choices, as well as using cookies to create and access the users choice.

Cookie nameCookie HostDurationLegitimate reason 
Real_cookie_bannerTalktodavid.ltd183 daysCompliance with legal obligationEssential
Real_cookie_banner*-tcfTalktodavid.ltd183 daysCompliance with legal obligationEssential
Real_cookie_banner*-testTalktodavid.ltd183 daysCompliance with legal obligationEssential

5.      Consent services – Communication with talk to David

Initial contact and enquiries thru the website are processed on the basis of consent.

GDPR enquiries thru the website are processed on the basis of consent.

When visitors use the ‘Contact us’ form or the ‘GDPR contact’ form to leave comments or enquire about services on the site, they will be asked to consent to the following:

GDPR – Storage and transmission*
• I consent to having both Talk to David Ltd and this website store, process and transmit my submitted information so that they can respond to my enquiry.
You can access ‘Our full GDPR and privacy policy’ on our website https://talktodavid.ltd

GDPR – Contact permission *
• I consent to Talk to David Ltd contacting me by email
• I consent to Talk to David Ltd contacting me by phone or text
• I consent to Talk to David Ltd contacting me by email, phone or text
• Do not contact me. (I understand that this means you will not be able reply to my enquiry)

Talk to David Ltd requires your consent in order to reply or contact you regarding your enquiry.  

Talk to David Ltd will not process your enquiry without consent.

The ‘Contact us’ form or the ‘GDPR contact’ Data is not retained on the talktodavid.ltd website, after it has been processed into a secure email. Transfer of emails my be processed and stored by SendInBlue for up to a month, this is to allow us to ensure delivery and trace any lost emails.

For Processing and storage after it has reached Talk to David Ltd, refer to refer to ‘our full GDPR and Privacy policy’

6.      Consent services: Member account

You may choose to create a member account, in order to access additional information.

The information you provide is based upon the basis of Consent. You may edit or delete your content

At checkout, we will collect your name, email address, username, and password. This information is used to setup your account for our site.

When logged in, we use cookies to track some of your activity on our site including logins, visits, and page views.

7.      Consent services – Embedded content

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.

7.1  CONSENT SERVICES  – USING Optional ‘FUNCTIONAL’ cookies –

Not all cookies and services are essential to the correct operation of our website but offer the user an enhanced experience. They are classed as ‘functional’ services. Unlike ‘essential’ services, ‘functional’ services can only be provided with your consent.

7.1.1  YouTube

We provide (if you consent) the facility for you to access certain YouTube content via our website. Using this facility uses the cookies that would be set if you directly connected to the YouTube resource. The Talktodavid.ltd website has no control over and does not use or store any of the information contained in these cookies

YouTube allows embedding content posted on youtube.com directly into websites. The cookies are used to collect visited websites and detailed statistics about the user behaviour. This data can be linked to the data of users registered on youtube.com and google.com or localized versions of these services.

YouTube is known to set and use (some, or all of) the following cookies.

Cookie nameCookie HostDurationOur Legitimate reasonFor Our website
SIDCC.youtube.com1 yearConsentFunctional
__Secure-3PAPISID.youtube.com2 yearConsentFunctional
__Secure-APISID.youtube.com1 monthConsentFunctional
__Secure-SSID.youtube.com1 monthConsentFunctional
__Secure-HSID.youtube.com1 monthConsentFunctional
APISID.youtube.com6 monthsConsentFunctional
__Secure-3PSID.youtube.com6 monthsConsentFunctional
SAPISID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
HSID.youtube.com6 monthsConsentFunctional
SSID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
SID.youtube.com6 monthsConsentFunctional
1P_JAR.youtube.com1 monthConsentFunctional
SEARCH_SAMESITE.youtube.com6 monthsConsentFunctional
CONSENT.youtube.com6 yearsConsentFunctional
YSC.youtube.comSessionConsentFunctional
SIDCC.youtube.com6 monthsConsentFunctional
LOGIN_INFO.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
HSID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE.youtube.com6 monthsConsentFunctional
__Secure-3PAPISID.youtube.com6 monthsConsentFunctional
CONSENT.youtube.com18 yearsConsentFunctional
SSID.youtube.com6 monthsConsentFunctional
__Secure-SSID.youtube.com1 monthConsentFunctional
__Secure-APISID.youtube.com1 monthConsentFunctional
__Secure-HSID.youtube.com1 monthConsentFunctional
SAPISID.youtube.com6 monthConsentFunctional
APISID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
__Secure-3PSID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
PREF.youtube.com8 monthsConsentFunctional
SID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
s_gl.youtube.comSessionConsentFunctional
SIDCC.youtube.com1 yearsConsentFunctional
__Secure-3PAPISID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
SAPISID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
APISID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
SSID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
HSID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
__Secure-3PSID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
SID.youtube.com2 yearsConsentFunctional
CONSENT.youtube.com18 yearsConsentFunctional
NID.youtube.com6 monthsConsentFunctional
1P_JAR.youtube.com1 monthConsentFunctional
DV.youtube.com1 minuteConsentFunctional

These cookie descriptors are provided in good faith. However, as we are not the owner, the user, or the setter of these cookies you may wish to do your own research before accepting their use. For your information: Google Ireland Limited is the service provider and their privacy policy is at https://policies.google.com/privacy

8.      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.

9.      Who we share your data with, and where we send it

9.1    For all services

a)       This website is hosted by

IONOS by 1&1 Limited

Discovery House 154, Southgate Street, Gloucester. GL1 2EX United Kingdom

b)       Transactional emails are sent by this site using SendInBlue, which is based in France.

c)       Emails are sent to Talk to David email addresses that are hosted by Protonmail, which is based in Switzerland.

d)       Talk to David Ltd processes and stores its data Locally in England UK.

Geographically – Data will be stored and hosted in the UK, Switzerland or the EU, to which GDPR rules apply.

9.2    For essential services – See section 4

a)       Logged data resides on this web site. (https://TalktoDavid.ltd)

b)       If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

c)       Changes to privacy settings, Privacy settings history and Revoke consents resides in your cookies and on this web site. (TalktoDavid.ltd)

9.3    For services provided by consent – See section 5,6

a)       The Members area and Contact or GDPR Enquiry form data is processed on this web site. (TalktoDavid.ltd)

b)       The Members area and Contact or GDPR Enquiry form data is then transmitted to Talk to David Ltd by email

c)       The Members area and Contact or GDPR Enquiry form transactional email provider is SendInBlue.

d)       Once the Contact or GDPR enquiry form email has been sent the form data is not stored on this website.

e)       Members area data resides on this web site. (TalktoDavid.ltd)

9.4 For External services provided by consent- see section 7

Geographically – Data may be transferred to, stored and hosted by other organisations (e.g. YouTube) that are outside of the UK, Switzerland or the EU.

10.    How long we retain your data provided by the website

For users that register on our website, we 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.

Information provided via our Contact and GDPR enquiry forms is not retained on the website after it has been sent to Talk to David Ltd. Transaction data can be stored for a month by SendInBlue.

Logs of login attempts and blocked IP addresses may be retained for 5 years, Logs of cookie preferences and login records may be kept for 5 years.

For those who create a contractual relationship Please refer to ‘Our full GDPR and Privacy policy’ – for data use and retention periods.

11.    What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive a copy 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.

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