Privacy Notice

Updated 28/1/2021

The information on this page will be periodically updated to ensure you are made aware of any changes as soon as they happen.

raised on earth is run by Rob Dickinson (the 'me/I' in this privacy policy). I reside in the UK.

This website does not use cookies or trackers. Instances where personal data is collected are outlined in the sections below.

Logs & Stats

Access and error logs (standard server logs) are recorded & kept by the web host Infomaniak on their secure servers in Switzerland. These logs contain information about how you access this website including your IP address, request date/time, page requested, HTTP code, bytes served, user agent and referrer. They are kept for a period of 10 days to maintain efficient functioning and security of their servers.

Anonymized web statistics are populated by the data collected in the above mentioned server logs. These are created as a function of the web host and are kept for an indefinate period of time.


If you contact any email address you are choosing to voluntarily share your email address & any message content with me. This information will be stored automatically and used for the purpose of responding to your query. Emails may be kept indefinately as a record of contact.

Mailing List Subscription

I use Infomaniak's Newsletter Tool to send email updates to those who choose to subscribe to my mailing list. As well as collecting and storing your email address on their servers when you subscribe Infomaniak may also log the same basic information described in the Logs & Stats section above. Infomaniak's Privacy Policy

Your email will be stored for as long as you remain a subscriber and used by me solely for the purpose of fulfiling your request to receive email updates.

You can unsubscribe at any time by writing to me or by following the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email sent by me via the mailing list. Tracking of email opens and link clicks has been disabled to minimise data collection and better protect your privacy.


I use Donorbox to facilitate gift payments/donations from those who choose to support my work in this way. When you donate using this platform information is collected from you by the way of standard vistor logs (see Donorbox's Privacy Policy) and information that you submit through the donation form including your name, email address, mailing address (where applicable) and messages to me.

This information is collected to facilate your donation/payment and ensure regulatory requirements are met (for example, verifying your billing address to prevent fraud). This data is stored on the servers hosting Donorbox and will remain there for the period of time necessary to comply with financial regulations. Please read Donorbox's Privacy Policy and Terms of Service before using this service.

Donorbox uses Stripe to process payments directly to me. They will also store information about your payments. Stripe's Privacy Policy.


Please write to me if you have any questions.