Privacy Policy

Lucy Pringle's Crop Circle Photography Website

Lucy Pringle's website address is:

Lucy [contact] uses this website to display her photographs of crop circles; to report her research; to organise and share her knowledge at private visits to Stonehenge, and on shared helicopter flights. She also has an online shop that offers for sale products related to crop circles. In addition, she sells her photographs of crop circles, generally by private arrangement using telephone and email.

The personal data we collect and why we collect it


For her online shop to work it must collect your name and address, and the names of the products you wish to buy and their quantities. The shop passes your credit/debit card details to PayPal and therefore Lucy has no access to them, except the information that is provided by PayPal to confirm purchase, enable deliveries etc.

Contact forms

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comment form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help detect spam. After approving your comment, your profile picture (if you have one) will be visible to the public with your comment. We use spam detection software and if we decide your comment is 'spam' we will not publish it, may privately mark it as spam for our software to detect and flag, or may delete it.


If you leave a comment on our site you will 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. They 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 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.

Embedded content from other websites

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with any companies or individuals. PayPal, which we use to manage your purchases will store information under PayPal's terms and conditions. Obviously Lucy receives your name, address and name(s) of product(s) purchased from our WooCommerce-based shop but she does not know your credit or debit details.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained while Lucy's website exists. Any follow-up comments will be managed by Lucy.

Your contact information

Your contact information will only be used by Lucy to post your purchases to you, we do not sell or share data about any visitors to this site.

If you have opted to receive Lucy's newsletter your email address and name will be stored by Mail Chimp according to its terms and conditions. You will be able to review and unsubscribe from our Mail Chimp list at any time.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Lucy's website is protected by an https connection and we do not hold your contact details longer than is necessary to dispatch your order. If you are not already subscribed to our newsletter, we will offer you the opportunity to unsubscribe after your purchase and if you prefer not to we will delete all data we have related to you.

What data breach procedures we have in place

If the data we hold is compromised we will send a Mail Chimp email to all our subscribers and those whose contact details we hold.

Third parties

We do not share data with any other parties. Lucy has AdSense advertisements on most pages of her website. She has no access to any data Google collects.