Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

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.

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.

Contact forms

When contacting me at LayerWP, the use of a contact form is required, the email comes directly to my email address and is not stored.

Confirmation you are willing to for me to respond to your initial query via email is required via a checkbox. No submissions will be accepted until the confirmation box is confirmed.


LayerWP does not use cookies for tracking your visit.

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.


LayerWP uses Fathom Analytics for website analysis; this service is completely anonymous and does not store your data with anyone, myself included.

To find out more about Fathom Analytics, please do so here.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data, comments are stored for your right to reply, you of course can contact me to delete your comment. Your data is not shared with third party advertisers.

Newsletter service

Visitors to LayerWP can sign up for an email newsletter, the service used, is called Mailerlite, you can find out more Mailerlite here.

All subscribers require an email confirmation as proof that they wish to receive further communications from me.

User data is stored until the point they no longer wish to receive email (unsubscribe), at that point user data is removed permanently.

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.

If you subscribe to the newsletter, your data will be stored until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left a comment on LayerWP and would like to delete it, please use the contact form to contact me here.

If you are having trouble unsubscribing from a newsletter, please use the contact form to get in touch.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments are checked via Antispam Bee, no user data is stored in this process.

Your contact information

To reach me for any issues, please use the contact form on my contact page here.