Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains how I collect and use your personal information when you visit or sign up for my newsletter.


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

“Applicable Privacy Law” means the relevant data protection and privacy law, regulations (including GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018)

“I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refers to Alex.J.Cobalt

“You”, “User” refer to the person(s) using the Website.

“Subscriber” refers to the person(s) who subscribe to the Newsletter

“Newsletter” means the quarterly newsletter hosted on Mailchimp that Users can subscribe to via the opt in form on the Website.

“Website” means

“GDPR” means the Regulation on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (Data Protection Directive).


Sign up and Consent

When you sign up for our newsletter by completing the newsletter sign up form, we collect our email address, location, and your newsletter preferences. We will also record the time and date of completion.

Legal Basis for Processing: You provide us your consent under Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR by sending your email address using the newsletter sign up form and signing up to receive the newsletter.

We use a third party service to send out our newsletter and administer our mailing list: Mailchimp.

Their privacy policy is available here:

Information you submit to subscribe to our newsletter will be stored outside the European Economic Area on our third party mailing list provider’s services in accordance with their privacy policy.

How to Unsubscribe from the newsletter

Every newsletter contains a quick and easy unsubscribe link in its footer.

When you unsubscribe from our newsletter, your details remain on the list of past recipients to prevent accidental re-adding of your address.

After you unsubscribe, your details will be removed as a “contact” with Mailchimp 60 days after your un-subscription to our newsletter.

Subscriber Inactivity

If you don’t open our communications for a year, we assume you no longer wish to be subscribed to the Newsletter and you will be automatically unsubscribed.


When you visit the Website, or you subscribe to receive email updates from my website, your data is handled in accordance with WordPress’ Privacy Notice .