Who we are
Our website address is: https://chainsawguide.co.uk
Our website features details and information on most things to do with chainsaws, including the power tools themselves, related accessories, essential spare parts, attachments, and features on using and maintaining chain saws.
We are passionate about chainsaws and aim to provide lots of valuable information about them. Not only as this site develops do we intend to provide information on the above, but we also intend to feature information on other related topics such as chainsaw carving, safety clothing wear when using one of these tools, and lots more.
Our writers aim to deliver you the best information available, enabling you to make informed buying decisions as well.
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.
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.
At the present time we do not feature contact forms on this website. This is a feature that we may add in the future if we think it would be useful to our visitors.
Visiting our equipment and product website
If you place an order or register on this website, as appropriate, you may be requested to enter your name, an email address, a mailing address, or a contact telephone number. You may also visit and browse this website anonymously.
What do you use the information for?
Any of the information that we collect from your visit to www.chainsawguide.co.uk may be used for the following:
• To personalise you experience (which helps us to respond better to your individual needs)
• To allow us to improve our website (we strive to continuously improve your overall website experience)
• To provide you with relevant email mailings that we feel may be of interest to you (via an opt-in method)
• To provide visitors with targeted and relevant advertisements from ourselves as well as third party vendors.
This includes third party advertising vendors including Amazon and Google
Do we use computer cookies?
About the DoubleClick cookie:
This is a cookie that is used by Google in ads that are served on the websites of its partners, such as websites that display Adsense ads, or participating in Google certified ad networks. When users visit a partners website (including www.hireitlocal.co.uk) and either view or click-on an ad, a cookie may be dropper on the user’s browser. Users can opt-out of using the DoubleClick cookie for targeted interest-based advertising by visiting Google’s Ad Settings
More information on the DoubleClick cookie can be obtained on the Google Ad Support Website.
More information on cookies
Our website uses both 1st party as well as 3rd party cookies.
In general the 1st party cookies allow us at www.chainsawguide.co.uk to find out and understand how people and visitors are using our website.
The 3rd party cookies are usually related to the featured advertisements, with 3rd party vendors opting to show you targeted ads that may be of use and relevance to you. These may include “sponsored” ads provided by Google’s Adsense and Youtube programmes, Chitika, Infolinks, RevenueHits, and Amazon Associates.
This website provides useful information and tools on how to change your settings to block / delete cookies.
What about other tracking cookies? Can they be disabled if not needed?
When you use this website, (as with mots other web sites) other tracking cookies may be stored to your computers hard-drive or flash drive (as used by tablets, smart phones, and Ipads ©) by external vendors and partners when this website uses referral and affiliate programs, sponsored ad’s, or other types of adverts. These such cookies are used for referral and tracking purposes, and will typically expire after a period of between 30-60 days, though some may remain for longer.
These cookies contain no personal details about you and they can be disabled by changing your browser preferences. You may set up your computer to reject internet cookies by the privacy settings for your web browser, (this is usually located under the Tools menu. Choose Options, then Privacy) although, in that case, you may not be able to use certain features that on our site. You can read more details and information on what a computer cookie is and does here.
Amazon Associates Programme
www.chainsawguide.co.uk is a UK participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites and the site owners to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk. Amazon may choose to pay us a commission fee for any product purchased via a referral from this site.
Google Adsense Programme / Other Affiliate Programmes
We may choose to also display / place Google Adsense (Adwords) advertisments on this site. These will be from third party vendors and advertisement networks.
In addition we may place ads / links for affiliate partners through the affiliatewindow marketing programme. Clicks and links by visitors may result in a commission payment to ourselves.
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 several 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.
This data is used to provide you with a better experience whilst browsing our website.
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.