At Free The Birds, the privacy of our visitors is extremely important. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information that is received and collected and how it is used.

This Privacy Policy is reviewed and revised from time to time. You will want to revisit it regularly. Your use of this site, in any and all forms, constitutes an acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Information we collect

We use analytics like many other websites. The information we collect includes: Internet Protocol addresses (IP), Types of browser, Date and time stamp, Referring and exit pages, Number of clicks, Length of visit, Number of pages visited, Location (city or town).

All of this information, which is not linked to anything that is personally identifiable by being completely anonymised before being stored, will help us improve our website. We use cookies to store this information and record user-specific information on visits and pages the user views so as to provide a custom experience.


If you wish to disable cookies you may do so through your web browser options. Instructions for doing so and for other cookie-related management can be found on the specific web browsers’ websites.

Google Analytics

The log data specified in the previous section is stored here for us to better understand and visualise it. By disabling cookies we won’t be able to log the information about you or your visit.

This cookie is written at your first visit to this website. Google Analytics uses __utma to record the unique visitors to our site, and the frequency of views each page has. It expires after 2 years.

Google uses cookies to establish and continue a user session and interaction with Free The Birds. The cookie will expire if a user spends more than 30 minutes on a page without navigating to another. It expires after 30 minutes.

Google Analytics JavaScript previously used this cookie to define a session status.

Google uses this cookie to distinguish and store information on referrals and how you arrived to our site. For example, this can be directly using the site URL or from search / paid media. This cookie expires after 6 months.

Reading history

We use a cookie to store the articles you read to help highlight brand new articles.

This cookie contains a list of articles you have read; no personal information or other information. It will expire after 30 days if no other visits occur.

This cookie is set when you first visit to enable us to know if additional content should be displayed on the homepage; no personal information or other information. It will expire after 30 days if no other visits occur.


We give our users the option to subscribe to our newsletter by providing an email address to receive communication from us via MailChimp. We use a secure opt-in subscription system and we reserve the right to contact subscribers with information related to this website, our blog and our services. Subscribers may unsubscribe anytime and every email delivered will contain an “Unsubscribe” link.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at

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