Privacy policy

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Effective Date: 11 June, 2024

How To Code It Ltd ("How To Code It", "we", "us", or "our") is UK company number 15246268, registered at 128 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX.

This privacy policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect information gathered through our website (the "Site") and related services.

Information we collect

  1. Personal Information: When you subscribe to our newsletter, we collect your email address for the sole purpose of sending you newsletters.
  2. Usage Information: We use Google Analytics to collect and analyze information about how users interact with our Site. This information helps us understand user preferences and improve the functionality and content of our Site. Google Analytics may collect information such as browser type, device information, and pages visited. This information is collected and processed in accordance with Google's Privacy Policy. You can learn more about how Google collects and processes data here. You can opt out of this tracking by rejecting cookies when you visit our Site, or at any time using the controls available on this page.


How To Code It has no required cookies.

And we use the following analytics cookies:

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  • _gat: used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. Expires after one minute.
  • _gid: used by Google Analytics to distinguish users. Expires after 24 hours.

We don't use any marketing or functionality cookies right now.

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Use of information

  1. We use the information collected, including personal information, for the following purposes:
    • To send newsletters and other communications to subscribers.
    • To analyze and improve the content, functionality, and performance of our Site.
    • To detect, prevent, and address technical issues.
    • To comply with legal obligations and protect our rights.
  2. We will not use your personal information for any purpose other than those stated in this Privacy Policy without your consent.

Disclosure of information

  1. We may disclose personal information to third-party service providers who assist us in operating our Site, conducting our business, or providing services to you. These third parties are contractually obligated to use the information only for the purposes specified by us and to protect the confidentiality and security of the information.
  2. We may also disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

Data retention

We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Your rights

You have the right to access, correct, update, or delete your personal information at any time. You may also unsubscribe from our newsletter by following the instructions provided in the newsletter or by contacting us directly.


We take reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and security of the information collected through our Site. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Children's privacy

Our Site is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.

Changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to update or change this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised Privacy Policy on this page. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at

By using our Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and your specified cookie preferences.