I am registered as a sole trader operating as Heather McAnespie, Proofreader.

Your information will only be used in ways stated in this policy.


How data is used

  • For accounting purposes so that I can invoice you and to comply with HMRC.

  • To contact you with regards to your enquiry, quote and ongoing project.

  • To record your agreement with my terms and conditions.


What information do I collect?

  • Name

  • Contact postal address

  • Email address

  • Information about your query, quote and project


Your data will not be used for marketing or promotion purposes without your permission (I may request that your testimonial be published on my website).

I may contact you to collect monies owed or to discuss any agreement I may have with you. For these purposes I may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.


How do I collect your information?

I collect only the necessary minimal information.

  • Contact form (via Wix)

  • Email (Gmail)


I will never lease, distribute or sell your information to third parties unless you give me written permission to do so, or I am required to do so by law.


How do I store your information?

  • Wix – this is my website host. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. Their privacy policy can be found here.

  • PayPal – this is the online payment service I use for those who do not wish to pay by BACS.

  • Email – I use Gmail to communicate via email and their privacy policy can be found here.


How long do I keep your data?

  • HMRC requires me to keep records for at least 5 years after the 31 January tax return deadline for the relevant tax year.

  • If you want me to delete your information, and as long as it is not required by HMRC, I will delete it immediately.


The use of cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is stored on a user’s computer and holds a modest amount of data specific to a website. If you do not want cookies from my website stored on your computer, please amend your internet settings. You can find out more about cookies by clicking here.


If you would like me to delete your information or have any questions, you can email me at or call me on 07723 649713.          

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