Privacy Policy

The Minford Journal is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We consider the privacy and protection of our user data to be of the utmost importance.

This privacy policy explains the information we collect about you, how we use the information, the procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy and how you can might request access to, amendments to or the deletion of any such information.

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

The Personal Information That We Collect

The Minford Journal collects and processes personal data through your use of this website.

Personal data means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. The Minford Journal collects personal data which may include:

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your enquiry details

We collect such data when you sign up to our newsletter or when you write to us with an enquiry or give us feedback via our Contact Page.

How We Use Your Personal Information

We will only collect and use your personal information where we have lawful grounds and legitimate business reasons for doing so. We will not ask for more information than we need.

We will only use this information for the specific purposes of communicating with you and for emailing you our newsletter.

If you have subscribed to our newsletter we will use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver these regular updates to you. For more information, please see MailChimp’s Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe to our newsletter mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails.

As part of our newsletter we may also wish to provide you with information about [giveaways and launches] as well as products, services and events that may be of interest to you.

We will not voluntarily disclose your personal data to anyone outside of The Minford Journal or those third-parties essential to the provision of our service. However, we may disclose such information if required to do so by a Valid Court Order or if requested to do so by regulatory authorities.

How We Protect Your Personal Information

The internet is not a secure medium. However, we have put in place various security procedures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. Access to subscriber information is limited to Twig Hutchinson, any employed member of Minford Journal and those third-parties essential to the provision of our service ( MailChimp ).

We use full log in and password controls on our systems.

All Minford Journal employees sign a confidentiality clause as part of their contracts with us.

Retaining Your Personal Information

We will only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to comply with regulatory requirements and to fulfil our commitments to you, based on your explicit consent.

Access To Your Personal Information

You can at any time access the personal information that we hold on you by requesting that we:

  • Inform you of what personal information we hold
  • Correct inaccuracies in your personal information
  • Stop collecting your personal information
  • Delete your personal information

If you should wish to do so then please contact The Minford Journal.

When doing so, for security purposes we require that you email us from the contact email address which we currently hold for you.

Our Website and Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.

We use them to collect information on how visitors are using our website and which web pages are visited most often. This helps us to better understand how we might make improvements to our website. We do not store information in these cookies which can be used to personally identify our visitors.

You can block or erase cookies from your computer or device by using the controls provided by your chosen web browser.

Third-Party Links

This website includes links to third-party websites and applications. Clicking on such links or enabling those connections may allow third-parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and do not accept any responsibility or liability on their behalf.

Please check the related privacy policy of any third-party website and application before you submit any personal information to them.

Your Consent

By submitting your information, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our policy, we will post the changes on this page and place a notification on the website, so that you can be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.


You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues. If you do have any concerns, please do contact The Minford Journal directly in the first instance and we hope to resolve the matter swiftly.