All web servers store some information about visitors, including (at least) IP address, browser and its configuration, the date and time of the visit and and details about how the visitor reached the site (from a referring page, or using what search-keywords).
This data is tracked for administration and maintenance purposes, and lets me know what articles readers are interested in. It is also used for administration and site-maintenance, and for promoting the site to potential advertisers. A key point is that it cannot personally identify visitors to this site, so is not considered as personal information.
You can disable cookies in your browser settings if you have privacy concerns. It is not recommended to do this for all sites is not recommended, because it may cause problems with the way you prefer to use some sites. Instead, it's better to disable or enable cookies on a per-site basis. See your web-browser(s) documentation for information about blocking cookies and other tracking mechanisms.
Advertisements served by Google, Inc., and affiliated companies may be controlled using cookies. These let Google display ads based on your visits to this site and others that use Google advertising services. Learn how to opt out of Google's cookie usage. Tracking done by Google is subject to Google's privacy policies.
Users who leave comments are required to be logged in, and may therefore leave personally identifying information. They may also leave contact information, including telephone numbers. The only information that is collected or stored by Jock-of-all-Trades will be information provided by the user. This information will be used only for the purpose for which is was provided.
Any personally identifying information gathered by Jock-of-all-Trades outside of the website (eg phone calls) will be used for the purpose that it was provided for, and managed in accordance with Irish law.
For more information:
Queries about this policy should be sent to: JockOfAllTrades.Galway@gmail.com