Andrew Heenan's Privacy Policy

This document was last updated on 11 March 2021.


The only information we have - or seek - is emails from you with contributions for the site; we hold these in a file; we publish your name - and only your name - on the site as an acknowledgement of your contribution (unless you choose to remain anonymous). We reply to your email, but do not use your address in any other way, or pass it to anyone else.

In Detail:

We understand the value of your personal information and we respect your right to privacy. We are committed to maintaining your confidence and trust. This commitment includes protecting any personal information that we obtain from you.


  1. Information We Collect

    General: Unless you provide information voluntarily, we will not collect any personal information about you when you visit Andrew Heenan's web sites.

  2. If we ask you to provide information that personally identifies you, our request to do so will be specific. If we want you to provide additional information, we will explain why we need the additional information and how it will be used at the time of the request.

    Email From You: You may email messages to us that will contain your screen name and email address along with any additional information you may wish to include in the text of your message.

    Third Parties: We do not solicit any personal information from third parties about our visitors or their communication with us.

    Surveys: We may conduct online surveys on a specific topic. Any such surveys are entirely voluntary and you may decline to participate.

    Website Usage Information : Our web server automatically collects and aggregates information about your visits to Andrew Heenan's web sites including your IP address, service provider, browser type, domain names of referring websites, operating system, pages accessed on our website, and the date and time of your access. This information is not personally identifiable. We may analyze this aggregated information in an effort to optimize the site and enhance visitor experience. But we probably won't bother!

  3. Use of Information We Collect

    We use your personal information in several ways:

    • To respond to your email messages.
    • To serve as an authority, supporting information you may have provided for the site - unless you prefer to remain anonymous, and state that preference.

  4. Advertising Cookies and Privacy Policies

    Some of our sites use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit.
    These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

    The DoubleClick DART cookie is used by Google AdSense for content ads. When users visit an AdSense publisher's website and either view or click an ad, a cookie may be dropped on that end user's browser. The data gathered from these cookies will be used to help AdSense publishers serve and manage the ads on their site(s) and across the web more effectively.

    If you would like more information about this practice and would like to know your options in relation to·not having this information used by these companies visit the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

    For more information about Google's interest-based advertising, you can also visit the AdSense Blog.

    We are reducing the number of thrird-party ads on all the sites, aiming to be zero third-oarty ads by December 2021. We may continue to display ads for Andrew Heenan's other sites, but these ads will not use cookies or any other tracking devices. They will simply be a picture or text, linked to the site the ad refers to.

  5. Link: How to Disable Cookies

  6. Other Third Party Relationships

    We occasionally hire other companies to provide services on our behalf. In this event, the only personal information supplied to them, will be the information already visible on the site. Any other information provided by you will remain in confidence.

    We may disclose or use your personal information when we, in good faith, believe that either the law requires us to do so or such action is necessary to protect or defend our rights or property.

  7. Access, Correction and Maintenance of Personal Information

    We provide reasonable and practical access for you to identify inaccuracies in your personal information. If you provide us with personal information through the Watchfire website, you have the right to access this data.

    To request an update, modification, or deletion of any personal information maintained by us, you can contact us (address at foot of page). We will, upon request, update or delete any such information; however, we will not be able to update or delete data that has been archived as part of our normal business operations.

    We keep correspondence - the only personal information collected through the website - indefinitely, or until you request its deletion. We retain aggregated information collected about your visit to our website (ie. browser type, domain name, pages visited) until we have completed our review and analysis of this information. This is a routine function of our servers, and never used to examine individual visits.

  8. Direct Mail and Marketing

    We make every effort to respond to email - but we do not add your address to any mailing lists, or pass addresses to third parties. Ever.

  9. Links to Third Party Websites and Use of Discussion Forums

    Websites accessed from Andrew Heenan's web sites via hyperlinks or links to other sites may be governed by privacy policies and practices that differ from this Policy. The information practices of other third party websites linked to Andrew Heenan's web sites are not covered by this Policy. You are encouraged to become familiar with the privacy policies and practices of every website you visit prior to disclosing any personal information.

    Information posted to discussion forums, bulletin boards, chat rooms and other public forums may be displayed publicly. Please consider this before posting.

  10. Security of Personal Information

    We store your personal information in a secure location that is accessible only by designated staff. We make reasonable efforts to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction.

  11. Use of Cookies

    We do not use cookies (but third party advertisers might - see item 4 above).

    A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identifier that may be placed on a your computer's hard drive when you visit a website. Some use 'session based' and 'persistent first party' cookies to improve your access and ease of use of the website, or to offer a personalized content to enhance your web-browsing experience. Cookies do not damage your system or files in any way - and you can control them through your browser settings.

  12. In the event of a sale of these sites, no emails, communication or user information will be passed to the purchasers.

  13. Changes to Andrew Heenan's Privacy Policy

    We may modify or amend this Policy from time to time. In an effort to keep you informed of changes to this Policy, we will indicate the effective date of the currently posted policy at the top of the Policy. Substantial changes to this Policy will be announced on the front pages of any sites affected by them.. Changes to this Policy will not affect our use of previously provided personal information. No personal information provided by you under the terms of this Policy (or any prior version of this Policy) will be used in a manner that is materially inconsistent with it, without your prior written permission.

  14. Acceptance

    By using Andrew Heenan's web sites you signify your acceptance of this Policy, as amended from time to time in accordance with Section 11 above. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions contained in this Policy, please do not use this site.

  15. Contact Us

    If you have thoughts, questions or suggestions about this Privacy Policy Statement or any other aspect of your relationship with Andrew Heenan's web sites please write to the email address posted on the site, or to

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