1. Who We Are

This website belongs to Jean-Paul Martinon.  This privacy policy explains howJean-Paul Martinon uses personal information collected via this website and what cookies it uses.

The website address is:  www.jeanpaulmartinon.net

You can visit this websites without disclosing any personally identifiable information about yourself (although please note that we may use cookies and collect other non-personally identifiable information about your browsing activity – see our ‘Cookie policy’ for detailed information).

If you do submit personal information by completing a web form registration/ blog updates, for example, you can be assured that I will use your personal information only to support your continuing using of this website.

This Privacy Policy Statement is provided to help you understand how information is collected, used and protected when you visit this website.

2. What kind of information is collected?

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

The website collects a variety of information about visitors website. This personal data falls into different categories:

  • Identity data includes title, first name, last name. If you interact with through social media, this may include your social media username.
  • Contact data includes email address and telephone numbers.
  • Tracking data includes information we or others collect about you from cookies and similar tracking technologies, such as web beacons, pixels, and mobile identifiers.
  • Communications data includes your preferences in receiving blog updates, it also includes any comments that you might leave on the website.


When visitors leave comments on the website the data shown in the comments form is recorded, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you leave a comment on the website 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.

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

Contact form

If you contact me using a contact form I ask you for personal information such as your name and email address, so I can respond.

Non-personal Identifying Information

Non-personally identifying information about your visit to the website based on your browsing activities is collected. Google Analytics is used to do this, you can read their Privacy Policy here. This information may include the pages you browse and services viewed or purchased, and your IP address, for example. To find out how to opt out of analytics tracking see here. This helps us to better manage and develop the website. I also use Statcounter, you can read their Privacy Policy here.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

If you choose to provide you personal information it will be used in support of the intended purposes stated at the time at which it was collected, and subject to any preferences indicated by you.

3. What do happens to the information collected?

Your personal information is used to operate the website and to send you blog updates (if requested).

Your information is never shared or sold  to other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes. However cookies are used to gather information about how people use the website using analytics. See information about ‘Cookies’ below.

4. How long will your information be kept for?

Personal information that you have submitted via the website will only be kept for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which you gave us the information and we will securely delete information when it is no longer needed for that purpose.

Posts and comments: any information that you post on our websites shall only be kept and displayed for such time as the subject matter to which is relates is publicly displayed.

We store analytics records for 38 months.

5. Access to your information

If you 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. You can also request that I erase any personal data that is held about you.

In the first instance, please use the contact form to make this request, quoting your name and email address. I would be grateful if could also provide brief details of what information you want a copy of (this helps us to more readily locate your data). I will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before providing you with details of any personal information we may hold about you.

If your information is incorrect or out of date, please provide me with information to update it. If you want me to delete, restrict or stop using any information held about you, please explain the reasons why you are asking this. If you are unhappy with how it is being used, again please explain the reasons and I will investigate the matter.

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.

6. Changes to the privacy policy

The General Data Protection Regulation is new and the ICO is still issuing new bits of guidance about how businesses should follow it. We may change this privacy policy from time to time. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access this website.

7. Cookies

All websites use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps to provide you with a good experience when you browse the website and also allows website to improve. By continuing to browse the site or by clicking ‘I accept’, you are agreeing to the use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. We collect information through cookies to ensure the content of the website and the website pathways work as effectively as possible. Read more about our Cookie Policy. 

Legal Terms and Disclaimer

Please review the following terms carefully on accessing this website. By accessing any part of the Jean-Paul Martinon website: www.jeanpaulmartinon.net (the User) shall be deemed to have accepted the following terms and conditions in full and are bound by them.


Copyright in this website including all information, material, software and graphic images on  this website belongs toJean-Paul Martinon unless otherwise specifically stated. All copyright and other proprietary notices incorporated herein must be maintained on any copies made of the original materials. The graphic images contained on this website may not be used independently from the associated text. The unauthorised use of any materials herein may infringe copyright, trademark and other laws.


Jean-Paul Martinon does not guarantee the accuracy of the contents of this website and the User accesses this website at its own risk.Jean-Paul Martinon makes no representations and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, expressed or implied in relation to any information on this website.

The contents of this website are provided as is and for general information purposes only and does not constitute professional or legal advice. The User is not allowed to use any material on this website for any commercial or public use. It may not reproduce, store or transmit any of the material to any other website.

Whilst Jean-Paul Martinon endeavours to ensure that the information on this website is correct, no warranties, express or implied, are given as to its accuracy and Jean-Paul Martinon does not accept any liability for any error or omission which may occur. The User acknowledges that the information on this website may change from time to time without notice.

Under no circumstances shall Jean-Paul Martinon be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages or any other damages whatsoever (including without limitation damage for loss of business or for business interruption, loss of profits, any lost opportunity, loss of programs or data even if expressly advised of or otherwise aware of the possibility of such damages) whether arising in an action of contract, negligence, tort or otherwise from the use of, or inability to use, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this website or any linked or referenced websites, any material contained in them or any reliance whatsoever therein. The content of this paragraph and its disclaimers and exclusions shall apply to the maximum extent permissible by applicable laws.

Jean-Paul Martinon expressly disclaims any liability associated with or any responsible for any linked or referenced websites, which are not controlled by Jean-Paul Martinon and furthermore Jean-Paul Martinon does not endorse their contents or any material posted by third parties.

It is the Users responsibility to take precautionary measures to ensure against viruses or other items that may be similarly destructive.