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Privacy Policy


This is a EUGDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) Statement about the privacy policy and use of cookies of this website.

This is the personal website of Yolanda McCarthy:  Yolanda has appointed herself Data Protection Officer, as prescribed by the GDPR. Yolanda can be contacted using the contact form on the website.


Our Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


We collect, use, store and retain your personal data in line with data protection legislation. This privacy notice aims to help you understand how we look after your data, what your rights are in relation to that information, and how you can contact us if you have any questions about how we look after your personal information. There are a number of ways that your personal information is collected when you contact this website, as below.


Most website use cookies that store little bits of information on your computer when you visit. They are used to make websites work correctly. If you email us directly, or fill in the contact form, your email address may be saved to our contacts list in order that we can reply to you. We will not share the information with any third party without your permission. If you subscribe to receive newsletter updates from Yolanda, such as updates via email, we will retain your email address and sign up details for that purpose for as long as you are subscribed, until you unsubscribe.


We may process information about you to answer your query. This may include your name, address, email address, postal address and telephone number, depending on what information you provide to us. We will receive this either directly from you for example in an email, FB, Instagram or Twitter message, or through the contact form on our website. In all cases we receive only the information you provide – and it will be used to correspond with you until your query is resolved.


Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Data Protection legislation is in place to help protect your personal information – and give you control over how it is used. It gives you rights associated with your data, the main ones are listed below. They won’t always apply in every circumstance, but we will explain it to you if you choose to exercise any of your rights. Right to access – you can request copies of any information we hold about you. Right to rectification – If you believe we have any of you details wrong, you can ask us to correct them. Right to Erasure – You can ask us to delete any information we hold about you. This will apply only when we do not have a legal basis to retain that information. Right to Restrict or Object to Processing – you can ask us to stop using certain data or stop carrying out certain processes with your data. Right to complain to a “Supervisory Authority” – an organisation that oversees Data Protection. Where we rely on consent to process your data, you can withdraw that consent at any time.        does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you are under age 13, please do not provide us with any information. If think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we encourage you to contact us immediately using the contact form on the website and we will endeavour to promptly remove such information from our records.


We may also collect information automatically through our use of cookies on the website. You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.


Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit. has no access to or control over cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. This Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Policy and agree to its terms.

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