Privacy Notice

Updated 21/9/2021

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 Robert 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 whenever you visit this website. 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.

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 (occasional letters)

The raised on earth mailing list (also know as the occasional letters) is hosted with Buttondown.

- Buttondown's Privacy Policy

When you enter your email address and subscribe to the mailing list your email address is collected by Buttondown, stored on their servers and made accessible to me for the purposes of sending you updates.

Tracking of email opens & link clicks has been disabled to minimise data collection and better protect your privacy.

You can unsubscribe at any time by following the link at the bottom of any newsletter.


I use Stripe to faciliate and process payments directly to me. Details of transactions will be stored on Stripe's servers and made accessible to me through my Stripe account. Credit card details are never shared with me.

Contact details provided as part of a transaction may be used to contact you to discuss or fulfil any request relating to your payment.

- Stripe's Privacy Policy


Please write to me if you have any questions.