Privacy policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our online visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

TL;DR = We’ll not be a dick with your data.

1, Whatever information is collected from you is only used for tracking purposes – cookies automatically set for use within Google Analytics* – and, where appropriate, marketing.
2, Whatever information we collect will never be sold to a third party, be used for spamming, illegal activities or for generally stupid reasons.
3, Personal information, name/ email address, will only be collected when voluntarily submitted by you via our contact or subscription forms.

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Cookies – What are they?
Cookies are the small files which hold a certain amount of data and are placed on the User’s internet enabled device (computer, mobile phone etc). The cookie data can allow us to understand the User’s experience on our website efficiently and perform certain functions. Cookies do not collect any personal data stored on your hard drive or computer.

So, how do we use cookies?
Like every other website, we use cookies to customise this website to the visitors’ needs, like displaying personalised content, storing your preferences, and measuring their promotional effectiveness. We use pixel tags, some small blocks of code on a page that allows us to set, read, and modify cookies.

and their categories?
Point and Stare use different categories of cookies for several purposes, namely: Preferences, Analytics.

We use the services of Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics to measure how you interact with this website, what is the website traffic, including, number of users, traffic sources, your behaviour, choices and preferences on this website. In general, these cookies provide us with analytical informational about the website in order to improve, optimise and secure its work.

Cookie name Provider Lifetime Type Scope Description
_gat_gtag_UA_265106_18 GoogleTagManager 1 minute Preferences .pointandstare.com Used by Google Tag Manager
_gid Google Analytics 1 day Analytics .pointandstare.com Used to distinguish users
_ga Google Analytics 2 years Analytics .pointandstare.com Used to distinguish users
pll_language Polylang 1 year Language pointandstare.com Used to display language choice

How can I manage cookies?
You can always disable, restrict or block cookies used on our website through the settings of your browser on each device. Please find the detailed instructions below for the following browsers:
For the users of Internet Explorer
For the users of Firefox
For the users of Chrome
For the users of Safari web and iOS.
Please note that disabling/restricting/blocking use of cookies on your device may limit or restrict your experience on our Website or Digital Property.

Project files:
If you have been a client of Point and Stare and we have completed a project for you, and no contact has been made regarding the project for 6 months, any and all project related data that we have access to will be destroyed. This includes any and all login details for websites, FTP etc and any assets that we have either created, purchased or supplied to you previously.

Generally, we are no different to any other, responsible company in that 1, If you access any of our websites a normal, non sneaky cookie will be set, (unless you have turned them off) and 2, If you submit details to us we will do our best to protect that information.

Removing and disabling cookies
If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser. However this will affect the functionality of the websites you visit.

Personal data
Personal data (i.e. information which could identify you) submitted to us, for example to sign up to our newsletter or our contact form, will only be used to respond to your feedback. We will not pass it on to any third party without your prior written consent.
This privacy statement only covers the Point and Stare website at http://pointandstare.com.
This statement does not cover links within this site to other websites.

Generally, if you do not agree to any of the above please do not visit our websites, turn off cookies or do not submit any personal information.

Right to Be Forgotten
Of course, you are very welcome to ask for your personal information to be removed from our database – just email support@pointandstare.com or send your name and email address via the form below and we’ll remove any data we contain about you as soon as possible.

The data controller responsible in respect of the information collected on this website can be contacted at support@pointandstare.com