Privacy Policy

This page describes how this website uses personal data, what personal data is collected and the legal basis for doing so.

What information is collected?

– IP address of the internet connection you are using
– details of the type and version of the browser you are using (website statistics)
– upon registration your name, email address and (optionally) your postcode
– account preferences including an email opt-in / out
– tracking of email message interactions

How is this information used?

Data is used for the purpose of enabling you to interact with this website, maintaining a log of activity for security / auditing and to help monitor and improve the website functions. Your email address will be used to send notifications to you which you can opt-in or out of receiving via your Profile page. Email messages sent to you may include a tracking mechanism which is used to confirm delivery and for collecting statistics. Our website utilises Google Analytics for web site statistics reporting.

When do we share personal data?

We do not share any personal data for any purpose to anyone.


This website uses cookies to operate including processing website statistics, displaying maps, executing searches and user authentication. Such functions will not work correctly if cookies are disabled.

Legal basis

Upon accepting cookies and registering with this website you give your consent to the processing of personal data identified in this policy solely for the purposes described.

Your rights

You have the right to access the personal information stored and to modify and correct this data. You can do this by logging into this website and accessing your Profile page. You also have the right to data deletion – simply email [email protected] from the email address linked to your account and we will remove your data promptly.

Changes to this policy

We will contact you via email if there are any changes made to this policy.

About us / contact

Go Stargazing is a not-for-profit organisation. The website is maintained by Neill Sanders (email [email protected]). We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office and the Data Protection Register with registration number ZA757598.

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