thisgirldoes (an Edinburgh blogger) is committed to protecting your privacy.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it and how we keep it safe. By using this website, you understand and agree to this policy. Any questions should be directed by email to


How do we collect information?

We obtain information about you when you use this blog, for example, when you leave a comment, enter a competition or ask to be contacted. Additionally, cookie information is collected about you however this is not personally identifiable.


What type of information is collected from you?


The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. No third parties have access to any personally identifiable information this site holds about you.


How is your information used?


We may use your information to deal with entries into a competition. We do not currently run any marketing activity and we will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity.


Who can access your information?


We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Thisgirldoes will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have permitted us to do so.

How do we protect against loss or misuse of data?


When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely.

Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, which can never be 100% however we strive to protect your information which is held securely on our Wix site or in a secure excel document .

Use of 'cookies'


As part of our website, we utilise cookies to ensure you receive an optimum web experience. These cookies include essential trackers (Google AJAX for page tracking purposes), site analytics trackers (Google Analytics and Wordpress stats to understand blog performance) and one optional tracker (Gravatar, which allows your picture to be next to your comment should you make one). All trackers are fully GDPR compliant.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, visit our cookies policy however turning off cookies may result in a loss of functionality when using this website.


Links to websites


Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. Our privacy policy does not take into account any other site promoted on this page.


16 or Under

If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide us with any personal information.

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in May 2018.