Privacy is the personal blog of Tim Mitchell. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information that is received and collected and how it is used.

This Privacy Policy is reviewed and revised from time to time. You will want to revisit it regularly. Your use of this site, in any and all forms, constitutes an acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Information we collect

  1. Web browsing information. As you browse this site, we collect certain statistical
    information of your browsing activities, including:
    • Internet protocol (IP) address
    • Type of browser and operating system
    • Internet service provider
    • Your geographic location
    • The pages you visit
  1. Information you post to this website. If you enter data into a form on this site, including but not limited to posting a comment on a blog post, using the Contact form, or registering for a class or webinar, we will gather the data that you send us.
  2. Registration and attendance data for classes and webinars. If you register for an in-person or web-delivered class, we gather the contact information you provide during your registration as well as your attendance information.
  3. Mailing list usage statistics. If you opt-in to our email newsletter, we gather information on those mailing list messages, including whether you opened it and any links that you click.

What we do with the information we collect

We use the information you send us for the following purposes:

  • To keep in touch with you when you opt-in to communicating with us
  • To deliver requested content to you, such as webinars and training classes
  • To allow us to administer this website and perform routine business operations
  • To improve our services and content

We will never rent or sell your information to any third parties.


We use cookies to store information about visitor preferences and to record user-specific information on visits and pages the user views so as to provide a custom experience.

If you wish to disable cookies you may do so through your web browser options. Instructions for doing so and for other cookie-related management can be found on the specific web browsers’ websites.

We use Google Analytics (their privacy policy is here) to analyze browsing patterns to identify the popularity of content, the performance of the website, and other metrics to allow us to improve the quality and relevance of the content shared here.


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

Any information you include in a comment on our blog is publicly visible and may be read, collected, and used by anyone.


Users of this website may request to subscribe to our newsletter by providing their name and email address to receive our newsletter sent through MailChimp (their privacy policy can be found here). By opting-in to these mailing list communications, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their privacy policy and terms.

We use a secure double-opt-in subscription system and we reserve the right to contact subscribers with information related to this website and blog, news and commentary, and advertisements for service. Subscribers may unsubscribe anytime and every email delivered will contain an “Unsubscribe” link.

Web hosting

This website is hosted by Dreamhost, whose privacy policy is here. Certain information related to this website and its visitors may be stored by Dreamhost in accordance with their privacy policy.

Third-party services

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use, and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers have their own privacy policies with respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

Once you leave this website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy. When you click on links on this website, that link may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.


To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.


We take your privacy seriously. If you have concerns about your personal data that we may have, or you wish for us to remove any of your personal data we may have, you can contact us at