Privacy Policy

Last updated: 03/05/2020

Who we are

Our website address is, and is run by Bee Marketing. You can get in touch with us at

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Business Registrations

The aim of this website is to offer a directory for local businesses to promote themselves, and encourage people from the area to shop local. Businesses have the opportunity to upload details to be published on We collect personal information of the business owner to contact about any information relating to their listing or that may be of interest to the business community. This information will NOT be published on this website. We also collect business information including, but not limited to, Business Name, Address, Website URL, Contact Details, and an Image, to be published on this website. 


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 contact us through a contact form, we will collect your name, email address and message in order to process the request and respond to you appropriately.

This data will be retained indefinitely in order to effectively process any further queries you may have. We will not use this data for marketing purposes.


This website uses cookies, which are small text files stored by your browser on your device.

You can read more about which cookies are used on our site here:

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.

We collect and store your IP address to show which cookies you have accepted, in case we are required to provide a consent report. 

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.


This website uses Google Analytics, which tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions across the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.


We also collect and store your IP address to run through our security filters to block malicious traffic.

Who we share your data with

This website is hosted on a server in the UK through Heart Internet. You can view the Heart Internet Privacy Policy for information on how they deal with customer data. 

Google Analytics – this tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions across the Website

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your IP address and associated information may be processed by Defiant Inc. through our use of the Wordfence Security plugin in order to monitor and block malicious traffic on our site.

Visiting websites linked from this site is at the users’ own discretion, and will be subject to their respective privacy policies.

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.

If you regsiter a business on the website, we will retain the information you provide indefinitely, unless you explicity ask for your business listing to be removed and your data to be erased. 

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.

If you have a business listing on the website, you can contact us to amend or remove any information that is published on the site. 

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy or your data. you can contact us at