Privacy policy

Karen Eastham understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. I respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website and and (subject to the limited exceptions in section 6, below)

I do not collect personal data about you unless you contact us (see section 5, below). Any personal data we do collect will only be used as permitted by law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of the Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of the website. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using the site immediately.

  1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“personal data”

Means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to us via this website. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and

“I , We, Us or Our”

Means Trader named Karen Eastham in UK whose address is Intake Farm, Stang Top Road, Roughlee, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 6NZ.

  1. Information About Us

The Site is owned and operated by Karen Eastham, a Trader whose address is : Intake Farm, Stang Top Road, Roughlee, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 6NZ.

  1. What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of this website. Our website may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

  1. Your Rights

4.1           As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:

4.1.1    The right to be informed about our collection and use of personal data;

4.1.2    The right of access to the personal data we hold about you (see section 8);

4.1.3    The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 9);

4.1.4    The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask us to delete any personal data We hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like us to delete it sooner, please contact us using the details in section 9);

4.1.5    The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;

4.1.6    The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);

4.1.7    The right to object to us using your personal data for particular purposes; and

4.1.8    Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.

4.2           If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, please contact us using the details provided in section 9 and we will do our best to solve the problem for you. If we are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.

4.3           For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

  1. What Data Do We Collect?

5.1           Cookies –Health Connection UK and Connection through Horses are built on the Joomla CMS platform and will store cookies on your computer. In addition these sites use social sharing plugins and these third party plugins will also store cookies.

5.2           Contact form - If you send us an email, we may collect your name, your email address, and any other information which you choose to give us. We will never share your details with third parties, but may add your email to a mailing list which may be used to send you information about Health Connection UK or Connection through Horses News.

5.3           Sign up form – by signing up to Health Connection UK & Connection through Horses as a member, your name and email address is stored on our secure server. We will never share these details with a third party. You will also be added to our marketing mailing list but should you wish to unsubscribe, you are free to do so at any time.

  1. How Do We Use Your Data?

6.1           If we do collect any personal data, it will be processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.

6.2           As noted above, we do not generally collect any personal data unless you signed up to Health Connection UK & Connection through Horses as a member, see section 5 above. If you contact us and we obtain your personal details from your email, we may use them as follows:

6.2.1    To reply to your email;

6.2.2    To follow up your enquiry at a later date

6.3           Any and all emails containing your personal data will be deleted no later than 6 months after your initial enquiry unless you become a customer in which case data will be transferred into my booking database.

6.4           You have the right to withdraw your consent to my using your personal data at any time, and to request that I delete it.

6.5           Karen Eastham will not share any of your data with any third parties for any purposes.

  1. How and Where Do I Store Your Data?

7.1           I only keep your personal data for as long as I need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it.

7.2           Your data will only be stored in the UK and US. Health Connection UK & Connection through Horses websites are hosted on a US server.

7.3           Data security is very important to Karen Eastham, and to protect your data there are suitable measures in place to safeguard and secure any data that is held about you (even if it is only your email address).

  1. How Can You Access Your Data?

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by myself (where such data is held) and I will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge.] Please contact Karen Eastham for more details at or using the contact details below in section 9. The only data we have is your name and email address.

  1. Contacting Karen Eastham

If you have any questions about our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at or or by post at Intake Farm, Stang Top Road, Roughlee, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 6NZ.

Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you (as under section 8, above).

  1. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on our website and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of the website following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.