Privacy Policy

1. Introduction is a not for profit website run by historian author & nostalgia writer Rob Blann.

2. What information do we collect from you?
If you choose to submit your story to the website you will be providing your name, e-mail address and any other information you wish to disclose within the story you provide.
Your IP address is automatically collected by the webserver and saved in access/error logs.

3. How do we use the information collected?
Your name and story will be published on the website to be viewed by other readers.
IP addresses are not used unless there is a problem which requires investigation of the server logs to identify malicious IP addresses in order to block them.

4. What if I don't provide some or all of the information requested?
This will impact on our ability to provide the services the website is intended for and you may not be able to use some of the features.

5. Will we share your information?
We do not sell or share information with third parties unless required to do so in a request from law enforcement: however, where users have submitted stories, that information will publicly viewable to other users of the website.
E-mail addresses are not shared with anyone except where you have requested to be put in contact with a Christian friend or where required to do so in a request from law enforcement.

6. Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data
Display of user generated content: Legitimate interest.
Contact with a Christian friend: Consent.
IP address: Our legitimate interest to protect and maintain access and the integrity of the website.

7. How is my personal data safe?
All traffic through the site is sent over a secure encrypted connection using SSL.
Database backups are stored in an encrypted format.

8. Where is my data stored?
The website server is located in the U.K..
Backup data is also stored in the U.K..

9. Marketing
We do not participate in marketing of any kind.

10. Your rights regarding your personal information
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under Data Protection Legislation in relation to your personal data.
These include the right to:
- Request access to your personal data
- Request correction of your personal data
- Request erasure of your personal data
- Object to processing of your personal data
- Request restriction of processing your personal data
- Request transfer of your personal data
- Right to withdraw consent

To exercise any of the above rights please email your request to or by post to Rob Blann (Changed Lives), Monkey Puzzle Cottage, 64 Rose Walk, Worthing, West Sussex. BN12 4AT.

There is no fee to request personal information held: however, under GDPR a reasonable fee to cover administration costs may be charged or refusal to respond where a request is manifestly unfounded or excessive.

11. Cookies
We use one cookie only to maintain your browsing session.

First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.

Name Purpose Expires
PHPSESSID The information stored in the cookie is a random sequence of numbers and letters referred to as a Session ID which is used to provide functionality in using the site. When you close the browser window