Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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.


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.

Contact forms


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.

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.


Who we share your data with

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

How long we retain your data

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.

Your contact information

Samantha bailey at

Additional information

How we protect your data

Precautions are taken to ensure that your information is handled safely. We cannot, however, fully guarantee protection and in such an event we will not accept any liability of any loss thus caused. All financial information is erased after payment is received or payments are handled securely through PayPal and stripe.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Samantha Bailey is a member of the ICO and you can request too see the certificate at any time. Any breach, once identified, is reported to WordPress, the ICO and the police. But we do not hold any financial information, only email address, home address, Name and phone number and details of your dogs training and behaviour history. You can request deletion of the account if you do not want these details to be held, but they are vital for you to be able to claim any insurance and will be held for 5 years. Any deletion requests will be completed with 28 days.No information on persons under the age of 16 years old is collected. Any training with a person under the age of 16 must be supervised by an adult.

What third parties we receive data from

We receive no data from third parties. We will not share or make available the information we hold on our database with any other company or organisation unless under court order.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

No decision is mage without your permission in accordance with GDPR. Your permission will be gained before being included in any mailing list.