Cookie & Privacy Policy

Political Blonde Website Privacy & Cookie Policy

Political takes your privacy seriously. This Privacy and Cookie Policy sets out how and why Political obtains, stores and processes personal data and how it uses cookies.

What We Collect

Information is collected from you when you contact Political by email for
information about Joan Smith, her articles and publications or other reasons or when you
contribute to or use some of the advanced features on the site. In addition, we may collect
your IP address and use cookies unless you configure your web browser not to accept them.

Why we collect it

We process information about you so that we can deal with your inquiries and requests, assist your use of the site and to improve the site generally.

Who we disclose it to

We will only pass on information about you as an individual (as opposed to aggregate
information) to third parties to enable us to perform services requested by you or with your
prior consent. We will not sell your information to third parties.  In certain circumstances we may need to disclose information about you if you breach this privacy policy. We may also disclose or access your account if required to so by law or any Governmental body.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Find out more about the use of cookies, how to control or delete them on
Cookies set when you visit this website:

Cookies Purpose
Social media cookies: including: _utma _utmb _utmv _utmz

Social Buttons

On some pages of the Political website you will see ‘social buttons’ for Twitter (
These buttons enable visitors to engage with our social media activity. To implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external websites, there are scripts from domains outside of Political You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on the Political website. So if you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information. In some cases these sites may be registering the fact that you are visiting Political, and the specific pages you are on, even if you don’t click on the button, if you are logged into their services. Please check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.

Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage.
If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete these cookies having visited the site. You can also browse our website using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.) Most browsers also allow you to turn off cookies. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser.

Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other sites which are outside our control and not covered by this Privacy & Cookie policy. The operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their policy, which may differ from ours.


We will only disclose personal information to business partners, government bodies and law enforcement agencies, successors in title to our business and suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf.

Changes to our policy

This policy replaces all previous versions and is correct as of 19th November 2012. We reserve the right to change the policy at any time.