Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Essex Car Meets (“we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information when you use our website,, and our services.

2. Information We Collect

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

Media: If you upload images to the website, please avoid including embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies: If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies last for one year.

3. How We Use Your Information

We use the collected information for:

Comment moderation and spam detection.
Improving our website and services.
Personalizing your experience on our site.
Responding to your inquiries and requests.

4. Cookies

Cookies are small data files stored on your browser. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies. Cookies are used to:

Save your preferences for future visits.
Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions to improve our website.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. Consult your browser settings for more information.

5. Who We Share Your Data With

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

6. How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely for follow-up comments. For registered users, we store personal information in user profiles. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time.

7. Your Rights Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request an exported file of your personal data or request erasure of your personal data. This does not include data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

8. Where Your Data Is Sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

9. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Changes will be effective immediately upon posting on the website.

10. Contact Information

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or your personal information, please contact us at [email protected] or call 07761 558748.

Last Updated: November 24, 2023