Privacy Policy

Updated 4th February 2024

Who we are : 

This site: Joanne Dewberry Networking Ninja is owned and operated by Joanne Dewberry.

The main trading address is 45 Juniper Close, Three Legged Cross, Dorset, BH21 6SN.

We are not currently required to register for VAT.

For Data Protection enquiries please contact Joanne Dewberry at

What personal data do we collect and why we collect it :

Comments : 

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 anonymised 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.  This information ie. email addresses are not used to contact you.

Subscription to comments on the blog : 

The comments made on may be subscribed to by third parties. In particular, there is the possibility that a commenter subscribes to the comments following their comment on a particular blog post. The option to subscribe to comments may be terminated at any time.

Cookies : 

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.

Social Media : 

The Pinterest Pin it,  Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram buttons and social widgets are services that allow interaction with those platforms.  They handle personal data in accordance with their privacy policy.
Pinerest :
Twitter :
Facebook :
Instagram :

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

Google Analytics :

We use Google Analytics to analyse traffic, see what content is popular and where readers come from. The User and Event retention period is 14 months and resets with each new event.

Google utilises data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

Google may use the Data collected to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.

Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under

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Mailing List :

We collect email addresses via Mailchimp which can be signed up to via and Facebook page:

Lists pre 25th May 2018 have been deleted.

We use a double opt-in and you can unsubscribe at any point. uses Mailchimp to handle email marketing and newsletters.

Privacy policy here

Paypal : 

We occasionally use Paypal on Joanne Dewberry. PayPal is an online payment service provider.

The personal data transmitted to PayPal is usually first name, last name, address, email address, IP address, or other data necessary for payment processing. The processing of the purchase contract also requires such personal data, which are in connection with the respective order. only receives the data required to fulfil the order (ie. name, email and address). We never receive bank or card details from Paypal.

PayPal Privacy Policy:

How long we retain your data : 

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

If you have made any purchases via PayPal we will keep your data stored on Paypal. We do not print or store hard copies of addresses.

What rights you have over your data :

If you 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.

Additional information : 

We take your data seriously and therefore only collect data we need.

We use systems that enable you to opt-out/unsubscribe without prejudice.