Privacy Policy

Data protection statement

Rachel Tansey respects the privacy of website users.
R. Tansey is based in the UK and uses and retains information for business and professional purposes in line with UK data protection regulations.

Personal information
R. Tansey will only use personal information to:
– Provide specifically requested information (ie answer your e-mails or contact you when necessary),
– Send you communications I think may interest you, and
– Carry out my legitimate business that may include providing communications services for others, consultancy and advisory services, education, training and preparing information with a view to publication.

Consent is sought wherever and whenever possible and required. However, some information may be held for journalistic purposes (this will be clarified when the Data Protection Bill completes its passage through Parliament, which will establish the exemption covering journalism, literature and art) where consent is not required.

R. Tansey will only disclose personal information where required to do so by law.

Information security
R. Tansey takes reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of personal data. All information provided is stored on secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers and devices. Rachel Tansey cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Data protection policy amendments
R. Tansey may update this policy from time to time by posting revisions here. Please check here occasionally for any changes.

User rights
Users may request copies of personal information held by R. Tansey, subject to:
– providing appropriate evidence of identity, such as a copy of the photo pages of a passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus a copy of a (utility) bill showing your current address.
R. Tansey may withhold information within legal limits.
By e-mailing R. Tansey, you authorise R. Tansey to retain such personal information within the scope of current legislation.

R. Tansey’s website is hosted by, which measures site traffic and stats (generating statistical and other information on use e.g. number of page views, their country of origin, referral sites, etc), which may be stored by The privacy policy of is available at and
As a hosted site, users can choose to Follow the site to receive emails about new posts, and can unsubscribe from these emails at any time by clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of the email. Please note that as a Follower of the site, your email address is shared with the site.

Other websites
R. Tansey accepts no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of other websites.

Updating information
Please inform R. Tansey if personal information needs correcting or updating.

Queries about this policy and data retention should be sent by email through the contact form on this website, or by post to:
Data Controller, Rachel Tansey, c/o National Union of Journalists, Headland House, 72 Acton Street, London WC1X 9NB
The data controller is R. Tansey. The data protection registration number is ZA459742 .