Privacy Policy

Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a European Union (EU) law, which took effect on May 25, 2018. It requires companies and site owners to reveal how they collect, use, and share personal data of their users. The goal of the GDPR is to give EU citizens more access and choice when it comes to how their own personal data is collected, used, and shared. Below you can find my privacy policy regarding any personal information that is collected via my site, subscriptions and newsletter facilities.

Privacy Policy:

1. This is the privacy policy which is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for, a personal blog hosted on This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website, and Rosemary Helen, the owner and provider of this website. RosemaryHelenXO takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website.

Please read this privacy policy carefully.

2. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

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3. Scope of this privacy policy:

This privacy policy applies only to the actions of RosemaryHelenXO and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.
For the purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, RosemaryHelenXO is the “data controller”. This means that RosemaryHelenXO determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.

4. How we collect Data:

We collect data in the following ways:
a. data is given to us by you; and
b. data is collected automatically.

5. Data that is given to us by you:

RosemaryHelenXO will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:
a. when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, pose, e-mail, or through any other means;
b. when you comment on a post, comment thread, and image;
c. when you enter giveaways held by RosemaryHelenXO by following the entry procedures;
d. when you sign up to receive our newsletters via the MailChimp newsletter pop-up;
e. via the accepting of the use of Cookies:

Use of Cookies:
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  1. Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Sites. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Sites and use a shopping basket.
  2. Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Sites when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Sites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  3. Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the Sites. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  4. Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to the Sites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make the Sites and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy

6. Data that is collected automatically:

To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example:
a. we automatically collect some information information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make improvements to the Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.

7. Why we collect Data;

We collect information when you use our sites and at other points in your interactions with us. We collect it in different ways, such as via pop-ups, data capture via forms, as well as comments, for improving our website, improving user experience and to ensure we provide the best service to you.

Data given for the use in Giveaways and Promotions, will only be used for the random selection, contacting the winner, as well as to request the address to provide the winner with the stated prize. If a giveaway or promotion is co-hosted, this information will be shared with the other party.

8. Keeping Data secure:

We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for
a. access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is
unique to you.
b. we store your Data on secure servers.

Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address:

If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.

9. Data retention:

Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold
your Data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request that the Data be deleted.

Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.

10. Your rights:

You have the following rights in relation to your Data:
a. Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive.” Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.
b. Right to correct – the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or
c. Right to erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from
our systems.
d. Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to “block” us from using your
Data or limit the way in which we can use it.
e. Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer
your Data.
f. Right to object – the right to object to our use of your Data including where we
use it for our legitimate interests.
To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please contact us via this e-mail address:

If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO’s contact details can be found on their website at It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.

11. Links to other websites:

This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

12. Changes of business ownership and control:

RosemaryHelenXO may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this
may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of RosemaryHelenXO Data provided by Users will where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes which it was originally supplied to us.

We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.

13. General:

You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other
person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably
believe your rights will not be affected.

If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy
(or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and
enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

14. Changes to this privacy policy:

RosemaryHelenXO reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem
necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be
immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms
of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.
You may contact RosemaryHelenXO by email at

Privacy Policy updated on 29/01/2022 @ 14:45.