Privacy Policy

Your privacy matters.

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 stored as an entry. Once the request has been sent, I manually delete the entry.

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.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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.

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.

We want to process as little personal information as possible when you use our website. That’s why we’ve chosen Fathom Analytics for our website analytics, which doesn’t use cookies and complies with the GDPR, ePrivacy (including PECR), COPPA and CCPA.

Using this privacy-friendly website analytics software, your IP address is only briefly processed, and we (running this website) have no way of identifying you. As per the CCPA, your personal information is de-identified. You can read more about this on Fathom Analytics’ website.

The purpose of us using this software is to understand our website traffic in the most privacy-friendly way possible so that we can continually improve our website and business.

The lawful basis as per the GDPR is “f); where our legitimate interests are to improve our website and business continually.” As per the explanation, no personal data is stored over time.

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

Your contact information

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