Privacy Policy

Hare Analytics Limited (“HAL”) are committed to respecting your privacy and therefore we take the protection of your personal data very seriously.

HAL operates the website: (the “Service”). 

The following areas are covered in this policy:

Any personal data collected by this Service is neither sold or transferred to third parties unless stated in this policy.

What data do we collect?

Personal Data

While using this Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). 

The types of Personal Data currently collected on this Service include: 

Service Usage Data (web server logs)

HAL collects information about how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data is transmitted by your browser and includes information such as:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system in use
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
  • Hostname and Internet Protocol address (“IP address”) of the accessing computer
  • Date and Time of your visit to the Service
  • The pages of the Service that you visit and the time spent on those pages

Usage Data is automatically compiled and stored by us. This is done using server log files as well as by the content management system in use. This data is not merged with other data sources and will be deleted after one month provided that their further storage is not necessary for evidence purposes (e.g. prevention and detection of crimes).

It is possible for you to disable the transmission of Usage Data in your browser. For some useful information on how to do this see the links below for various common browsers:

 Google Chrome 
 Microsoft Edge
 Mozilla Firefox

Tracking Data ("Cookies")

The Service utilises Cookies in several different ways that serve to make our site more user-friendly and effective. Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your computer. 

Session Cookies – enable you to use the Service efficiently and are deleted once you close your browser session.  A session cookie contains a session ID (a randomly created, unique identification number), its origin and retention period.

Preference Cookies – this Service uses some cookies to monitor your preferences when you use the Service. You can configure your preferences and e.g. reject third party cookies at any time. Note, this may effect your experience of the Service. In order to record your preferences a cookie is stored on your computer for the duration of one year. 

Third Party Cookies –  are used by the Service to track activity so that HAL can work towards optimising both the Service and the content it offers. Details of any third party cookies used are given in the section Who do we share your data with?

You can change your consent to the use of third party cookies at any time . Change Cookie Consent

Contact Forms

When you submit a Contact Form on this Service you are consenting to allow HAL to collect the data submitted in the Contact Form in order that we can contact you directly regarding the subject outlined in the Contact Form.

HAL also collect your IP address and browser user agent to help spam detection. HAL do not use this data for other marketing purposes.


When you leave comments on the site we store the data shown in the comments form, and also your  IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

HAL also make use of globally recognized avatars (“Gravatars”). If you are using the Gravatar service your profile picture will be visible by the public in the context of your comment. For more details see our section on Data Sharing with Gravatar.

Embedded content from other websites

Pages and articles in this Service 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.


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

How do we use your data?

HAL uses the collected data in the legitimate interest of :

  • providing, maintaining and improving the Service
  • notifying you about changes to our Service
  • allowing you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • monitoring the usage of the Service
  • detecting, preventing and addressing technical issues with the Service

If you have submit a Contact Form on the Service we will send you an initial email to confirm this submission. Further emails will be sent to you on the specific subject of the message you submitted via the Contact Form. If you decide you no longer want to receive these emails please contact us at

Transfer of Data

HAL stores the Personal Data obtained from this Service on servers within the EU. 

If you are located outside the EU your information, including Personal Data, will be transferred to and maintained on servers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction. EU data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

HAL take reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data collected via the Service from loss, misuse, unauthorized use, access, inadvertent disclosure, alteration and destruction. However, no network, server, database, internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us electronically. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data.

Visitor comments are checked through an automated spam detection service.

Who do we share your data with?

HAL does not sell, rent, or trade personal information collected through the Service with third parties for their sole promotional purposes.

We share some of your data with the following third parties:

Gravatar (Automattic Inc)

This Service makes uses of Globally Recognised Avatars provided by Automattic Inc, 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA. (Gravatar).

The use of the Gravatar service is in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of this Service. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

When you leave a comment on this Service an anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) is provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. After HAL have approved your comment, if you are using the Gravatar service, your Gravatar profile picture is visible to the public on this Service, in the context of your comment.

For more details see the Gravatar service privacy policy.

Font Awesome (Fonticons Inc)

This Service uses Web Fonts and SVGs provided by Fonticons, Inc., 307 S. Main St., Suite 202, Bentonville, AR 72712, USA. (Font Awesome).

The use of Font Awesome is in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of the Service. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

When you visit a page on this Service that contains a Font Awesome Web Font or SVG your browser loads it into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. To do this, the browser you are using must connect to the Fonticons, Inc. servers. This gives Fonticons, Inc. notice that this Service has been accessed through your IP address.

For more details see how Font Awesome collects data about the use of content delivery networks.

How long do we retain your data?

If you leave a comment on this Service, 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.

Any information submitted via a Contact Form will be retained for the period of one year from submission. This is so HAL can ensure that we can follow-up your contact request via email and also evaluate how HAL performed in processing these Contact Form submissions.

What rights do you have over your data?

If you have submitted a Contact Form or have left Comments on this Service, 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.

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