Fairfield Matters

local news, events and information for Fairfield, Bedfordshire

Privacy Policy


Fairfield Matters takes your privacy seriously. Our aim is to provide you with local news and information about Fairfield, Bedfordshire and the wider area, and any information we collect is stored purely to enable us to do that more effectively.

Visiting our site
Most uses of our site do not result in Fairfield Matters receiving any personal information about you. Those that do are listed below. WordPress.com, which powers the website, does collect information about you when you visit, and we encourage you to read their Privacy Policy as well as our own.

Online forms
If you contact us via an online from, we receive your name and email address, any information you include in your message, the date and time, and your IP address. We store this information only in order to respond to your query or request, or in order to pursue your story. We will not pass it on to anyone else unless required to do so by law. Since the online form is operated by WordPress.com, they may also record and store this and additional information about you.

Commenting on our posts
In order to comment on our posts you will need to sign in with WordPress.com, Facebook, Google+ or Twitter. We require signup in order to cut down on spam. Your name will be displayed alongside your comment, and both your name and comment will be emailed to us. Please remember that all comments on our website are public. We are not able to safeguard any information that you include in a public comment, although we will happily remove the comment from the site if we receive a message asking us to do so. If you would like to communicate with us privately please visit our Contact us page to see how you can do that.

WordPress.com and their partners place cookies on our site for technical reasons, in order to personalise your experience, and in order to provide us with visitor statistics. There is no third-party advertising on our site, but the other ways in which cookies are used are explained in WordPress.com’s Cookie Policy. If you prefer not to accept cookies, they can usually be switched off in your browser.

Links to other websites
We often include links to other websites in our posts, pages and menus. We provide these in good faith, but we accept no responsibility for the content or activities of any site to which we provide a link. These sites have their own privacy policies and we encourage you to familiarise yourself with them. A link can usually be found in the website’s footer area.

Accessing your personal information
You are entitled to view or ask us to delete the personal information that we hold about you at any time. Please email editor@fairfieldmatters.com with any requests.

By using this website you consent to the terms laid out in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy was updated in June 2018. We may update it in future, but you will always find the most up to date version on this page.

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