Our Websites

‘My Colourful Memories CIC is the proprietor of two websites which are used to promote ‘Not for Profit’ services. i.e., community work, donations, products, projects, digital downloads and events. The official URL’s for ‘My Colourful Memories C.I.C.’ are:

(MCM) – www.mycolourfulmemories.co.uk
(MCM-Direct) – www.mycolourfulmemories-direct.co.uk

Personal data and why we collect it


When visitors post comments on our websites the visitor’s IP address along with the submitted data is collected additionally, the browser user agent string is obtained, this is for spam detection purposes.

An anonymised 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: https://en.gravatar.com/site/terms-of-service. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms Cookies

If you submit a comment on the (MCM) or (MCM-Direct) website you may opt in by saving 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.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on our sites 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.


Who we share your data with

We do not sell, distribute or share your personal data with any other third-party company, community group or business, the sole purpose of retrieving your personal data is to provide you with a bespoke service. However, your data may be shared for legal purposes, for your protection, security purposes. We may be required to share your personal data by law or regulations or competent governmental or judicial authorities, necessary to establish or preserve a legal claim or defence, or necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activities. To protect the rights, property or safety of ‘My Colourful Memories C.I.C’. and/ or to safeguard its service providers, customers or the public.


How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.