This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for COWHAMPSHIRE blog. This notice applies solely to information collected by this website and associated mobile applications. You may view without charge and without having to log in for personal research purposes. If you wish to voluntarily add or interact with any data then you must leave a comment, subscribe to the mailing list, use the search engine, or select a social media button.

What personal information is collected about you?
When you leave a comment you automatically provide your PC’s IP address, along with any additional information you volunteer, such as a name and email address.’s email subscription is managed by Their privacy policy can be found here. In a nutshell they “do not sell our users’ private personal information,” which in your case would be an email and IP address when you subscribe.

Sharing Information
I do not sell, nor plan to ever sell, any information that you voluntarily or involuntarily add to my blog, through a visit, an email subscription or through a comment. From time to time I may contact you using the email you voluntarily provided, in order to give you more information about your genealogy or history comment or question. If someone else inquires about needing your email address, I will contact you first asking permission before it is released, otherwise they may add a reply to your comment and their notice will be auto-sent to you.

You have the ability to remove or edit any comment you have posted on my blog. If you have problems deleting same, please use the email address shown on my CONTACT page and I will remove it for you. If you subscribe to my blog via email, each time I post a story you receive a message that also provides you with an OPT OUT to cancel your email subscription.

The Jetpack widget I use on Cow Hampshire blog collects statistical information on referrers (the browser program used), search engine terms used by visitors, and top posts and pages (a count). I do not track the origin (country or IP) of visitors unless you voluntarily post a comment. The Jetpack information is used only to help me determine what topics or stories I could write that my blog visitors seem most interested in.

My weblog also has social media buttons that allow you to share a blog post to FaceBook,  Twitter, or Pocket.  The use of these social media buttons provides information to THOSE sites. [Please click on the appropriate social media web site to see their GDPR policies).

Mobile Theme
A visitor’s preference on viewing the mobile version of a site is tracked on Cow Hampshire Blog. A cookie (akm_mobile) is stored for 3.5 days to remember whether or not a visitor of the site wishes to view its mobile version.

Read how cookies are used on WordPress sites to track visitor preferences.