Privacy Policy (with a wee bit about Cookies) for Alex Hilder – Celebrant

I love when you connect with me by browsing my website, by leaving comments on my blogs, by contacting me and by engaging me as your celebrant. All of those things mean you entrusting some of your personal details with me. This policy is the ‘legal speak’ that tells you that I take the care of those details seriously and only keep it for the purposes of giving you the best possible experience and applies to website users and my clients.


I do use cookies on this site and your consent is requested when you first visit and continues to apply thereafter.

Who we are

Our website address is:


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


We may process the information you provide in any enquiry submitted to us regarding the provision of services. The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling services to you. The legal basis for this processing of this data is to create a contract between you and us for the provision of services.

During our conversations, we will keep notes about you and your requirements. These notes are only available to Alex Hilder and kept only for the provision of services to you.


We may process transaction information, including purchases of services, that you enter into with us. This data may include your contact details and the transaction details. The legal basis for this processing is to provide services under a contract that we enter into.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

All Data

We may process personal data identified in this policy, where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. The legal basis for this processing is to protect our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

We use Google Analytics to monitor site use and enable us to create a better user experience.

Embedded content from other websites

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We may process data about your use of the website and services. The usage data may include your IP address, location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, time spent on site, page views and website navigation behaviours. The source of the usage data is Google Analytics. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the effectiveness of the website. The legal basis for this processing is solely to monitor and improve the website.

Who we share your data with

We may disclose your personal data to professional advisers if it is necessary in order to obtain or maintain insurance coverage, manage risks, receive professional advice, or the establishment or defence of legal claims.
Personal data held in our website database or email will be stored on the servers of our hosting services providers.
We may disclose your personal data where necessary for compliance with a legal obligation or in order to protect your interests or the interests of another person.
Google Analytics data is available to Google, our team and website administrators.

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

Your data will be retained for the maximum period necessary for us to provide our services, monitor our website activity and comply with tax and banking regulations.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

My details

This website is owned and operated by Alex Hilder for Alex Hilder – Celebrant

15 Barchester Way, Kent, TN10 4HR, UK

You can make contact :
(a) by post, to the address given above;
(b) using the website contact form;
(c) by telephone, on +447784761846 or
(d) by email at

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