Why your privacy is important to us.

We value our readership.  We will never, EVER rent, sell, share or give away your personal information.  We protect your information as much as we can and the following shows our commitment to you and your right to privacy.

Here is an explanation of where we collect your information and how we may use it:

On our site we have various places where may we ask for information, via email.

When you send information to us and sometimes this means providing contact information, such as your email address.

This information is only used to contact you if you have requested a response from us.


A cookie is a piece of data stored by your browser, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our sites. If you, as a user, reject the cookie you may still use our sites. The only drawback to this is that you will be limited in some areas of our site. Cookies generally enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.

Server Log Files

Every computer connected to the internet uses an IP address. We use IP addresses for visitor trend analysis, tracking site usage, and gathering broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.


This web site contains links to other sites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites unless they are owned by The Historical Examiner.

Public Forums

The Historical Examiner site may include publicly accessible forums such as message boards from time to time. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information as these areas become public information.


We may periodically update this policy without notice.  Any change will be effective immediately upon posting on the site. We are not obliged to contact you to inform you of any changes.

Sale or Change of Control

If The Historical Examiner is acquired or merged with another company your information will be one of the assets transferred.

The Legal bit

The Historical Examiner has fulfilled the requirements of the 1998 Data Protection Act.

This is a legal requirement, though we like to think our honesty and integrity are just as important.