1.0       Our approach to user privacy and data protection:

We are compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR). This means that this site is probably also compliant with the data protection and user privacy laws used by many other countries.


2.0       When and Why we collect Personal information

We do not operate a mailing list.  Maven Webs only collects personal information for the following reasons:

2.1        Site visitation tracking

We use Google Analytics to track visitor traffic to the site. This enables us to see the demographics of who visits our site, the technology used and similar information that allows us to understand how our web pages can be improved.

Although Google Analytics records data such as location, and various device and browser details, none of this information identifies you personally.

If you disable cookies on your internet browser this will prevent Google from tracking any part of your visit to this website.

2.2        Our blog

If you add a comment to any of our posts, your name and email address (as entered by you) will be saved, together with your computer’s IP address and the time/ date that you submitted the comment. This information is used to confirm you are the contributor of the comment and is not given to any of the third party. Your name may be shown on the website page as the commenter and if the supplied email address is linked to a Gravatar account, your Gravatar photo will also be displayed.


Your comment and associated information will stay on this site until:

i) we remove the comment or

ii) remove the blog or

iii) you request that we remove your comment.

You need to get parental/guardian consent before posting a comment on our blog if you are under 16 years of age.


2.4        Contact forms and email links

If you contact us using the forms on our website, none of your data will be given to a third party. We do not operate any mailing lists.


3.0      About this website’s server

This website is hosted by BlueHost in the USA. Please contact them directly for up to date information about their security protocols.


4.0      Our third party data processors

We use a number of third parties to process personal data on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with the legislation set out in section 2.0. These third parties are based in the USA and are EU-U.S Privacy Shield compliant.

  • Google (Privacy policy)
  • Gravatar (Privacy policy)


5.0      Data Breaches

If we learn of any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors we shall advise you within 72 hours if we are advised your personal data has been stolen.