Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Graham Vipond trading as Graham’s Logs

Our website address is:

Our trading address is

Unit 14G, Aptec Enterprise Park,
Darlington Road,
West Auckland,

DL14 9PD

Phone Contact Numbers 07496103861 / 07595508414 / 01388 834100

How do we use your data?

When you click submit on a contact form on this website, the data you have entered is sent to our email inbox for processing.  Your data is sent over a secure page.  Any payments are encrypted and use https security.

We do not share your data.  We do not give or sell your data to anyone else.  Your data is used to respond to your query.

How we store your data?

Your data will be stored within our email system to the point that the enquiry is answered and the contact form email will then be deleted.  Your data might be stored on our local machine or hard drive. Your data will not be stored in a cloud. We will only retain your data in order to respond to your current and any future contact, transaction or business.  At any time you can request that your data is destroyed.

Can I be forgotten?

You have the right to be forgotten and your data will following your request be eradicated from our systems completely.   Please contact us by email or phone we will ensure that any data I hold is deleted.

Will you send me unsolicited emails?

I may email you from time to time in order to let you know about offers, events, promotions, classes or new products and services.   I will determine if I think the email might be of interest personally.  This will not be done by any 3rd party.  You can unsubscribe from this email list by clicking “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of the email.  If having read this you do not wish to receive any emails you can be removed from my mailing list by contacting me on the details above.

How is my data stored on your systems?

Any personal information I hold on you is limited to the detail you entered on the online form.  This data is requested purely in order to help resolve our business together.  This data is held only on a local drive and is accessed only by myself.  It is backed up regularly to a portable hard drive with each back up overwriting the previous.   It is not backed up to a cloud.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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 this site 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.

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.

Competition Terms & Conditions

The judge’s decision is final.  The judge is the person setting the competition.

Any prize is awarded to the winner of the competition as detailed in the rules or the prize winner may be chosen at random.

Dumpy bag prizes will be soft wood logs unless otherwise stated.

Delivery of prizes will be when the business can arrange delivery and no time scale will be adhered to.

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