Who we are

This privacy policy sets out how Sootseekers uses and protects any information that you give Sootseekers when you use this website.

Sootseekers is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Sootseekers may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This updated policy is effective from 26th May 2023.

Sootseekers will never pass your details onto a third party for the purposes of direct marketing.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We do not collect personally identifiable information about visitors to the website. The only time we might collect this information is if you decide to email us or fill in a contact form on the website. Your information will be treated in the strictest of confidence and will never be published or shared.

Contact forms

If you fill out a contact form or email  Sootseekers, we may contact you in response to your message or subsequently in the future. This may include periodically sending promotional emails about new projects or other information, which we think you may find interesting, using the email address you have provided. You can prevent this communication by contacting us using the details on the contact page on this website and requesting that all such communication stops.


A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer or device and can be used for a variety of purposes including enabling website functionality, analysing website usage or targeting advertising and tracking campaign performance. For background information on cookies we suggest the third party websites AllAboutCookies and AboutCookies.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us if you fill in a contact form or email us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies, and delete existing ones. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. The help section of your chosen browser or it’s accompanying website will provide instructions on how to accept, decline and delete cookies. Declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website, however, as some functionality may not work.

Further resources about cookies:

YourOnlineChoices – a guide to online behavioural advertising

The NAI tool allows you to opt out of many third party cookies.

Embedded content from other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information, which you provide whilst visiting such sites and this privacy statement does not govern such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. 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.


We may also use cookies issued by third parties (“Third Party” cookies) to track the websites you visited or search terms you used immediately prior to visiting this site, or to collect information about how visitors use the site. We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. These cookies don’t collect information that identify a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the site works.

Your contact information

You may request details of personal information, which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please get in touch. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.