Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Roots of our Labour (Roots) takes your privacy very seriously.  This privacy policy sets out how Roots uses and protects any information that you give Roots when you use this website.

Roots are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.  If you provide any personal information when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Keep up to date with this Privacy Policy as it may change from time to time. This statement is effective from 10.02.2019.

What We Collect

When you leave a comment on any of our post Roots will collect the following information 

  • Your name – this is visible to the public.
  • Your email address – this is not visible to the public and remains private at all times,
  • And optionally, your website address, if you choose to provide it – this is visible to the public.

If you sign up to Roots mailing list via Mailchimp we require your name and email address.  Neither of these is visible to the public.  Please note, the mailing list is administered by Mailchimp, who store your details solely for the purpose of Roots being able to email you.  You can read the Mailchimp privacy policy here and you can unsubscribe at any time via the link in the email.


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive.  Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.  Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.  The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used.  This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.  We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.  A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies.  Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.  This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to Other Websites

Roots contains links to other websites of interest.  However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.  

Controlling Your Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • If you have previously left a blog post comment, you may request removal of the blog post comment by emailing us at
  • If you subscribe to any of Roots newsletters or email tips via Mailchimp, you can unsubscribe at any point by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter.  You will not be contacted again unless you choose to opt back in.