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Privacy Policy


We are Socially Shared Business Network and our website is Socially Shared Business Network is owned by Karen Heap.


We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998). We collect information about you for two reasons: firstly, when you submit an enquiry, question or story via our contact pages and second, when you sign up for our newsletter updates.

The type of information we will collect about you includes:

Your name

Business name


Phone number

Email address

We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent. None of the information we collect will be given or sold to third parties  (see ‘Third Parties’  below).

We will not email you after your enquiry has been sent without your consent and we will give you the chance to refuse any further marketing emails from us after such consent has been given.

The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us at If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly.

The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and the law.

We use technology to track the visitors’ progress through our site. This can include using ‘cookies’ which would be stored on your browser. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. The information stored in this way cannot be used to identify you personally and is deleted on closing your browser.

If you have any questions/comments about privacy, please email us at 


We have full SSL Certification which establishes encrypted links between a web server and a browser, thereby ensuring that all communication that happens between a web server and browser(s) remains encrypted and hence private. SSL Certificate is today an industry standard that is used by millions of websites worldwide to protect all communication and data that’s transmitted online through the websites.


Information that we receive about you, obtained from enquiries or updates is not passed outside of Our chief concern is to respect your personal details and privacy.


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. Find out more about our Cookies Policy.


Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.



If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.