Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how BLANKSLATE Partners uses and protects information you give us when using our website (

We may update this policy from time to time. The latest version will always be published on this page. This version was first published on 1 May 2018.


Data gathered by this website

We gather and use certain information about individuals who use this website. We use this information to provide products and services; to enable certain website functions; to better understand how visitors use this website; and to present timely and relevant information to visitors.

We may collect the following information:

  • Website usage data
  • Information about individual visitors such as your IP address and details of your browser and device

Data you send to us via this website

This website may collect the following information via its contact and enquiry form features (use of these features is at your own discretion):

  • Your name
  • Your contact information including email address and telephone numbers
  • The name and website address of your company
  • Other written information related to your enquiry that you provide

How we use this data

Collecting this data helps us to understand what you are looking for from the company and to improve our products and services.

Specifically, we may use data:

  • For our own internal records
  • To improve our services
  • To contact you in response to a specific enquiry
  • To send you promotional emails about products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you
  • To contact you via email or telephone for market research purposes

We will not share your personal information with or sell it to third-party marketers.

Third-party service providers

All of our third-party service provides have either registered with the EU-US Privacy Shield programme or will have entered into model EU clauses with any sub-processor it uses and is based outside the EEA or has established a set of binding corporate rules with its foreign subsidiaries who are based outside the EEA or the Information Commissioner has made a positive finding of adequacy in relation to the territory in which the sub-processor is based and to which your information may be transferred.

Mailchimp and SurveyMonkey

We use Mailchimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC)  to manage email marketing subscriber lists and send emails to our subscribers, and SurveyMonkey to help us process the responses to our (optional) surveys. Here is Mailchimp’s privacy policy, and here is SurveyMonkey‘s.

When you interact with an email sent from BLANKSLATE Partners (such as opening an email or clicking on a particular link in an email), we may receive information about that interaction. We’ll never email you to ask for your password or other account information.

You can at any time opt out of receiving promotional emails from BLANKSLATE Partners, either via the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every newsletter or by contacting us directly at

We will not share your personal information with or sell it to any other third-party unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.


Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. We use web analytics tools that help us understand how visitors engage with our website. We use this information to help us improve our website and your experience of it. This information is aggregated and anonymized so that we cannot access personal information such as IP addresses.

We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site but we may do so in the future.

Cookies and how we use them

A cookie is a small file stored on your computer or device, which enables our website to identify your computer or device as you view our website pages. Cookies allow websites to store your preferences and track how websites are used.

We may use cookies to:

  • Record website usage data
  • Test content on our website
  • Store information about your preferences
  • Recognise when you return to our website

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer. You can use your web browser’s settings to refuse cookies if you wish.


We use encryption (HTTPS/TLS) to protect data transmitted to and from our site. No data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure, though, so we can’t guarantee security.

We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards. We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers. We do not use Malware Scanning.

Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed in accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Links to external websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. We have no control of websites outside of We are not responsible for the content of other websites, or for the protection or privacy of data you submit to them.


Any further questions? Get in touch with us at