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Privacy Policy

I am registered as a sole trader operating as Noble Owl Proofreading, offering freelance proofreading services.

This privacy policy describes what information I require and how I will use it.

Policy last updated on 30 April 2021.

What information do I collect from you and why?

I will collect the following minimal information:

  • your name

  • your email address for correspondence

  • your contact postal address and telephone number to meet contractual obligations to HMRC (UK tax authority)

  • details about your project (word count, nature of the project, specific time frame for completion)

I will use the collected information:

  • for accounting processes and compliance with HMRC regulations

  • to contact you with regards to your query, project or booking

How do I store this information?

All files are stored on a password-protected network drive

All emails are stored on a password-protected email account

My website uses ‘cookies’ to track patterns of visitor behaviour. You can set your browser to prevent this happening. Any information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you change your browser settings.

My website may use Google Analytics. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to my website is used to create reports about the use of the website.

I accept no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of other websites.

How long do I keep this information for?

Your personal data is kept for a minimum of five years to comply with my obligations to HMRC, the UK tax authority.

Files will be kept for the same length of time, but I will be more than happy to delete them sooner if you request this.

Do I share your information?

The only time your information would be shared is if I am audited by HMRC.

If you agree to write a testimonial for my website or social media accounts, I will obtain your permission in writing to use it, and will only use the name and details you provide.



If you have any questions, require modification or removal of your information, please email or use the form on my contact me page.

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