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Privacy and cookie policy

We care about our own privacy online and we will fiercely protect yours too.

While we do occasionally collect information about our readers, we only ever do this for two reasons:

  • To help us to improve the content of The Prodigal Guide to better suit you; and
  • To provide aggregated – and always anonymous – details about our readers to prospective patrons and advertisers. This might involve showing them how many hits The Prodigal Guide generates, what the average demographic of a reader is or the geographical spread of our readership. When we collect registration information from an individual, such as Prodigal Quarterly subscriptions or applications for competitions, we will never share that individual’s information with a third party, including a patron, without that reader’s explicit permission or unless stated clearly in the promotional text.

You can rest assured that:

  • You will never receive unsolicited marketing mail from The Prodigal Guide or from any third parties associated with us, unless you have agreed to this. We may, however, mail you occasionally with information about the site itself.
  • We will never pass on any of your details (including your email address) to any third party unless we have your prior consent.
  • We will only share anonymous aggregated statistics about our users, sales and traffic patterns with our patrons and advertisers.
Please note that our site is accessible via the internet and so may potentially be accessed by anyone around the world. Other users may access the site from outside the European Economic Area. This means that, where you choose to post your data on the site, this could be accessed from anywhere around the world and therefore a transfer of your data outside of the European Economic Area may be deemed to have occurred. You consent to such transfer of your data for and by way of this purpose. Where we or our contractors transfer data outside of the European Economic Area this is only ever done with the relevant protections required by law in place.