Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how De Engelse (“we”) use and protect any information that you provide when you visit our website, submit information through any of our forms or correspond with us in other ways, including, but not limited to, by email, by telephone, by social media. 

Types of data we collect 

Contacting Us 
When you visit our website, you can contact us via our online contact form or directly via email. We collect the information that you fill out/send, which may include your name, e-mail address, your enquiry/message, and any other information you decide to provide. The information provided via our contact form will only be used to communicate with you regarding the information you have submitted and will not be used for any other purposes. Our contact form is a plugin from Contact Form 7. Their privacy policy can be found here.  


When visitors to our website leave comments on our blog posts, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help with spam detection. An anonymised string created from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. 

MonsterInsights Google Analytics 

De Engelse buurvrouw uses MonsterInsights Google Analytics plugin for Wordpress to monitor visitor behaviour on our website and to collect standard internet log information. We use this third party service to track things including how many visitors we have to the website and which pages they view. This information is processed in a way that does not identify anyone personally. The MonsterInsights Privacy Policy can be found here

Embedded content from other websites 

Pages on this website may include embedded content (for example, the Instagram images on the homepage). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website directly. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. 


Some features on our website may require the use of cookies – small text files which are sent from your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies to measure which pages are being accessed and which features are most frequently viewed. This enables us to make improvements to our website to continue to meet the needs of our site visitors. For details on cookies used on this website, click here.

For general information about cookies and how to delete them, visit here

How is collected data used 
Data provided to De Engelse buurvrouw may be used for the following purposes: 

  • In relation to enquiries or comments made by you. 
  • If necessary, to comply with applicable laws and for the legitimate purpose of protecting our legal rights, for example, in connection with legal claims, compliance, regulatory and/or investigative purposes. This may include sharing your data with third parties, such as government authorities or law enforcement officials. 

How long is your data stored for 

We retain information about you only for as long as needed for the purposes for which it was collected. For example, contact form entries are retained for 6 months unless communication is ongoing and the information is required for an extended period. 

How is your data protected 

Whilst we are committed to ensuring that your personal data is secure, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place measures to safeguard and secure the information we process from you but we cannot guarantee its absolute security. 

Access to your data 

Under GDPR, you are entitled to view, amend or delete any personal information that has been provided to and is held by De Engelse buurvrouw. Email your request to 

Links to other websites 

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest that are not operated by us. Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website and we assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services. We strongly advise you to review the privacy statement issued by any third party website you visit. 

If you have any questions with regard to this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: 

De Engelse buurvrouw may review and amend this Privacy Policy from time to time by updating this page. This Privacy Policy is effective from 01 February 2020. 

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