Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


This page outlines our privacy policy.


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Table of Content:

Who we are

Access to your personal data

How is your data collected / used?

If you use the contact form / send an e-mail

If you comment on a article

Contact Forms

WordPress Plugins

What about external links from this website?

Revoke your cookie consent for this website

How to block and control cookies for all websites from your browser



Who we are

At McCabe Tuition, we are committed to maintaining both the confidence and trust of all of our visitors to We have absolutely no interest in selling, trading or renting your details with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. We only want to use your data to give you the best experience on the website and to make you the best guitar players possible! This document outlines how we use your data, when and why we collect it, and if the data needs to be transferred to another provider and what conditions it is transferred under. We also look at how we keep your data secure.


Access to your Personal Data


You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to .

If you have left a comment on a blog, you cannot delete it once it has been submitted. If you wish for a comment to be deleted please send an e-mail and we will remove it. It can’t be guaranteed that the information is completely removed from all systems but it should be removed from all public-viewing mediums. It will be removed to the best of our ability.

How is your data collected / used?


McCabe Tuition has no interest in selling your data. It is collected in different ways depending on how and where you input it on the website.


If you use the contact form / send an e-mail

Your data is collected through the contact form when you apply to sign up for guitar lessons. This data is stored in an e-mail account so that it can be used to reply to you. It is not sold on to any 3rd party.

If you comment on a article

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

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

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.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Google Analytics

This is used so I can understand what the most useful parts of the website are so I can continue to make more content like that. This is achieved with anonymous data. This site is not linked up to google adsense, google ad exchange or google adwords.


If you want to opt out of Google Analytics all together there is a plug in for your browser which makes this easy: Out-out of google analytics plugin.

Contact forms

All contact forms on this website requires you to agree to your data being stored and used to contact you. Without this, your questions could not be answered and I couldn’t help you with your guitar journey!


This information is used to contact you and is kept while you are a student or longer if you request for me to contact you in the future. You can of course request that you data is deleted at any time. If you decide not to go ahead with guitar lessons or we do not hear back from you then your data will be deleted.


A full page is dedicated to our cookie policy.

WordPress Plugins


This website uses wordpress plugins. The uses of each plugin can vary from helping to create a page layout to security measures.


Most of these plugins do not need to collect any type of data to work.


iThemes Security

iThemes Security – What personal data we collect and why we collect it

iThemes Security – Security Logs

The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 14 days.

iThemes Security – Who we share your data with

This site is scanned for potential malware and vulnerabilities by Sucuri’s SiteCheck. We do not send personal information to Sucuri; however, Sucuri could find personal information posted publicly (such as in comments) during their scan. For more details, please see Sucuri’s privacy policy.

iThemes Security – How long we retain your data

Security logs are retained for 14 days.



We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).


What about external links from this website?

There are links to external websites from this website. These are usually in the articles and link to relevant information on another website. You will need to review their privacy and cookie policies separately to this one.

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