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Privacy Notice

  1. What type of information does The Hindsight Hut collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. When people sign up to our subscription service, we also collect personally identifiable information (including name and email).

2. How does The Hindsight Hut collect information?

When you subscribe to the Hindsight Hut, you give use permission to send email articles from the website. As part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

We also collect visitor data from our cookies, which are:

  • Essential cookies: These cookies enable core functionality such as security, verification of identity and network management. These cookies can’t be disabled.

  • Marketing cookies: These cookies are used to track advertising effectiveness to provide a more relevant service and deliver better ads to suit your interests.

  • Functional cookies: These cookies collect data to remember choices users make to improve and give a more personalised experience.

  • Analytical cookies: These cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with our website, discover errors and provide better overall analytics.

Apart from the essential cookies

(which cannot be turned off), the 3 types of cookies are optional and can be turned off by visitors to The Hindsight Hut by accessing the cookie settings on the front page of the website. Please feel free to do so if you wish.

3. Why does The Hindsight Hut collect information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. We collect name and email addresses for marketing campaigns and subscription service.

  2. To provide our users/subscribers with ongoing customer assistance and technical support.

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

4. How does The Hindsight Hut store, use, share and disclose your site visitors' personal information?

The Hindsight Hut is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.  

Only Peter McKinney has access to The Hindsight Hut admin section, which is protected by two-step verification log in.

5. What are the Lawful Bases for collection of personal data?

To pursue our legitimate interests: To manage The Hindsight Hut’s subscription service to our readers and to understand what is important to them.

With your consent: We obtain your consent to process your information when we are required to do so by law for our subscription service. You can withdraw your consent at any time, by using the unsubscribe any time by clicking on the button on any email we send you or by sending an email to

 Examples of where we ask for your consent, which you can withdraw at any time include:

·       to send marketing emails to you, when we have asked your permission. You can withdraw your consent to receiving these emails at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the email.

·       to place non-essential cookies. You can withdraw your consent to us placing these cookies at any time through the cookie settings on our website.

6. How do you communicate with your site visitors?

We may contact you to notify you regarding your subscription (where we send the latest The Hindsight Hut articles by email), to troubleshoot problems with it, to resolve a dispute, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about The Hindsight Hut, or as otherwise necessary to contact you, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

7. How can subscribers to The Hindsight Hut withdraw their consent?

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore or have questions or concerns, please contact us at

The Hindsight Hut does not sell your data to third parties at all and is committed abiding by the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR.

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