Privacy Policy

Green Hat Consulting Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy notice tells you what to expect what we do with your personal information when you contact us or use our website our services.


We are Green Hat Consulting Ltd and are the controller for the personal information we process, unless stated otherwise. Green Hat Consulting Ltd is a limited company providing business consultancy services.

Our registered address:
Green Hat Consulting Ltd, First Floor, Schooner House, Quay West, Quay Parade, Swansea SA1 1SR
Tel: 01792 293736/07585 118808
You can contact us at the address above, by email at or
by phone at 01792 293736 . Our website address is:


The contact person responsible for data protection is Ian James at the above address or by email at


The personal information we process is directly provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
• You have filled in a contact form on our website;
• You have subscribed to our website blog; and
• We process your personal information to provide and improve our consultancy services that we offer our customers;
The personal information we collect includes and is limited to your contact details (name, address, contact phone number and email address) needed to perform our service; contact you as per the contact form or from your business card; or to send you our new blog.


We collect personal information when this is necessary for performing a contract or to take steps at your request, before entering a contract.
We also collect personal information when you fill in the online contact form or subscribe to our website blog or give us your business card.
Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. For more information, including how to control cookies, please refer to section on COOKIES below.


This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline


By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy


We use a standard WordPress service to collect anonymous information about users’ activity on the site, for example the number of users viewing pages on the site, to monitor and report on the effectiveness of the site and help us improve it. By default, WordPress does not collect any personal data about website visitors and only collects the data shown on the User profile screen from registered users.

WordPress requires visitors that want to post a comment to enter a name and email address.
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.
An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
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.
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.
For more information on how our website provider, WordPress, uses cookies, please see Automattic’s cookie policy.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit or


All articles, text, information, logos and design posted on this website, are copyright of, except where noted, and are protected under the copyright laws. Any reproduction of articles, information, logo and design, without the written permission of is strictly prohibited. However, short (several sentences) quotes in articles, reviews, websites, newsletters are allowed.
Anyone who claims, displays, reproduces, publishes, copies, distributes, modifies, sells or creates works for commercial or non-commercial purposes without the prior written permission from is in violation of the copyright laws and is liable for copyright infringement to the greatest extent of the law.
An individual may download or copy the written material on for personal use only.


When you have signed up for our newsletter/ blog, you will receive notifications when new blogs have been released. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the email you receive and by following the instructions.
We will also monitor any emails sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send is within the bounds of the law.


When providing contractual services, we will keep your basic personal data (names, addresses, contact details) for 1 year after the end of the contract at which time it will be destroyed.
The retention period for your personal information after filling out our contact form online is 1 year after which it will be destroyed.
The retention period for your name and email address after subscribing to our website blog will be for the duration you are subscribed. From the moment you unsubscribe your data will be deleted after 1 month. If you leave a comment on our website, 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.


We do not sell our customers personal information.
Where we are required to share information, we will ensure that we have a lawful basis on which to share that information and document our decision making and satisfy ourselves we have a legal basis on which to share the information.


While no online service is 100% secure, we work very hard to protect information about you against unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction, and take reasonable measures to do so, such as monitoring for potential vulnerabilities, attacks and storing your information securely.


We do not transfer any personal information to other countries in or outside the EU.


You can withdraw your consent for the storage of your personal data at any time. The data will then be deleted immediately provided that it is not prescribed by law or needed for billing or accounting purposes or as soon as these purposes are fulfilled.
If you have further questions on this privacy policy, data protection, would like to see what data we hold on you, or wish to have your data removed please contact:


We hope that you will never have a reason to complain about the EMCC and data we store about you. If you do have concerns please contact EMCC International General Secretary so that we can work with you to put things right.
You have the right to make a complaint to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work, or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes on GDPR regulations.


From time to time, may revise this Policy. To help you stay current of any changes, takes the following two steps: (i) we note the date the Policy was last updated below and (ii) when we make a change to the Policy, we will post conspicuous announcements of such changes on the homepage of the Site for 30 days following the date the Policy was updated.
Your use of the Site following the posting of any revised Policy shall be deemed acceptance of the revised Policy. We strongly recommend checking the Policy periodically.

LAST UPDATED: 06/01/2023