The boring bit…

Sam Howell Ltd is built upon respect, trust and transparency; we want you to know that Sam Howell Ltd are not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies, we think that is unethical. This privacy policy will outline what we do to keep you information safe and secure.

To improve our and market our products, we do collect some data from our users. We use Google analytics to track anonymous and unidentifiable information about what pages users view, how long for, what they click on and general demographics. We do not extract any data from the Google platform and the cookies are used only for analytical purposes. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will never share or sell your data!

If you contact us we receive an email through our Gmail system. You contact details will be stored in our archived category for one year. If conversations move forward and we recommend, instruct your services or you work with any of our clients we will store your data for a longer period. The data will only be stored in our secure Google system which is protected by 256bit encryption.

Under GDPR, the data subject has the right to access and amend any of their personal data that you hold. Make it easy for them by including a name and contact email.

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer Sam Howell att me@sam-howell.co.uk.

This policy was reviewed on 23rd May 2018 and will be checked every six months. The next review will take place on 23rd November 2018.


Contact details: Email address, telephone number, web address, name and job title.

Cookies: An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember stateful information (such as items added in the shopping cart in an online store) or to record the user’s browsing activity (including clicking particular buttons, logging in, or recording which pages were visited in the past).

What personal data we collect and why we collect it:


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We do not use contact forms. We use email links and the phone.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use Google Analytics to provide us with quantitative data for use on our marketing campaigns.

Who we share your data with:

Your analytics data is only viewed by employees at Sam Howell Ltd. We do not share any information with third parties.

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