1. The collection, processing and storage of this site visitors’ data is explained under’s Privacy Notice and Cookie Policy. You must read these if you are unsure of how your data is handled.

2. In addition to this, the only other personal data requested from you will be your email address when you voluntarily subscribe to receive post notifications via email. By doing this, you give your consent to receive a notification email each time a new post is published on The Avid Doer. I (Charles Goff-Deakins, chief blogger and sole administrator of The Avid Doer website) will not use your email address for any other purpose, and it will not be shared with anyone. When you first subscribe, you will receive a confirmation email which reiterates your requirement to read this privacy notice,’s Privacy Notice and Cookie Policy, as well as confirming it was you who asked to receive a notification email each time a new post on The Avid Doer is published.

Please note: you will not be asked to provide your name but please be aware I will be able to see your email address, and therefore if your email address includes other personal data like your name, date of birth etc., I can see that too. If you are not comfortable with me knowing your name, date of birth etc. but it makes part or all of your email address, please do not provide it.

3. Your email address will be visible only to me and stored securely on the administrative page of The Avid Doer to ensure emails are sent out correctly.

4. You can request to unsubscribe at any time by either clicking ‘Unsubscribe’ at the bottom of any email you receive from The Avid Doer, or by email (please use the email address on this page). When you unsubscribe, your email address will be removed from The Avid Doer’s administrative page and I will no longer see it. It may still be stored under the’s Privacy Notice. Please note I have no control over this and cannot access this information at any time. Please follow the instructions on their Privacy Notice to request the removal if applicable.

5. Until you unsubscribe, your email address will be securely stored on The Avid Doer’s administrative page indefinitely. This is to ensure email notifications can be sent out automatically and on an ongoing basis.

6. If at any point you feel uncomfortable providing your email address, don’t. All of The Avid Doer posts are shared on my Twitter page and most of the time (where relevant) on my LinkedIn page.