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Privacy Policy

The policy: This privacy policy notice is for this website whentheygetolder.co.uk and served by Wrightwell Editorial Services, 17 Devon Road, Hersham, Surrey KT12 5RB, UK and governs the privacy of those who use it. The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing/using this website.

Policy key definitions:

  • “I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the organisation, Wrightwell.
  • “you”, “the user” refer to the person(s) using this website.
  • GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
  • PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
  • ICO means Information Commissioner’s Office.
  • Cookies mean small files stored on a user’s computer or device.

Processing of your personal data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and/or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.

Lawful basis: Consent
The reason we use this basis: We need your consent to store your details for the purpose of sending you emails or storing your information to display comments you’ve posted on our articles 
We process your information in the following ways: If subscribing to our newsletter, your details are stored with the third-party Mailchimp.If posting a comment on our site, a copy of your name and email address is stored in our database. Your name and comment are shown publicly on our website when your comment is approved. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.
Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties. If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.

Your individual rights

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;

  • the right to be informed;
  • the right of access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to object; and
  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to complain to the ICO [www.ico.org.uk] if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

Internet cookies

We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device/computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen particular messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable, to display relevant adverts or content, referred you to a third party website.

Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.

We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device/computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options.

Cookies that we use are:

Essential first-party cookies

These cookies are set by our website when you interact with it.

Cookie names Reason for use Time Period
wordpress_test_cookie Used by our website to test if cookies are enabled in your browser n/a
moove_gdpr_popup Used to set when you have seen our privacy and cookie notification banner 1 year
Used when commenting on our articles to allow you to edit your comment and stores your name and email address to be able to comment in the future indefinite


1 year

Optional third-party cookies

These cookies are set by third party websites when you view our site. You can opt out of Google Analytics through our site. Otherwise you can adjust the cookie settings in your browser, or manage your settings at each company directly.

Cookie names Reason for use Time Period



Used by Google Analytics to track anonymous use of our website. 1 years

1 day

1 day

personalization_id Used by Twitter to show our Twitter feed on our homepage 2 years
fr Used by Facebook to show our Facebook feed on our homepage 3 months

Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.