Privacy Policy

Who we are

The Maths Mutt Shop is provided  by Beagle Bytes, the trading name of Alexander  Forrest.  The shop email is

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


This information is collected automatically by WordPress when you visit the site, and includes your browser and device type, referring site, date and time of visit, time spent on site, and links clicked. This information is used for three purposes: to provide the best browsing experience for your device and connection; to understand how you use the site in order to provide a better user experience; to secure the site against spam and malicious attacks.


This information includes your IP address (personally identifying only to a general location), name, email address, website address, and details from your WordPress/Gravatar public profile. This information is not collected automatically. It is collected when you sign into your WordPress/Gravatar account or into this site to comment on posts or sign up for blog subscription. While the information provided is visible to admin of this site, it is held on file with WordPress/Gravatar.
Information may also be collected when you use the contact form. This information is used only for the purpose for which it was given, such as receiving new blog posts via email or answering a query. You can opt out or unsubscribe from these updates at any time.

None of this information (personally and non-personally identifying) is released or shared with anyone not associated with The Maths Mutt Shop or WordPress.

WordPress have their own privacy policy here.

Third-party trackers
The following third-party tracking services may also collect your information from this site: Google Analytics, WordPress Jetpack, Amazon Associates

Your information may also be shared with this website when you interact with it through social media. “Liking” and sharing posts and content may grant access to the public information on your social media profiles. These settings are controlled by the individual social media sites.


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 upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


Cookies are small files that reside on your computer and allow you to be recognized on your next visit or to store your shopping cart contents. They are used only to track this information.

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.

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

Your information is only used by us to fulfil your order. It not sold or redistributed by us to ANYONE. It will only be shared with others if we are required to do so by law.

When following a link and providing information to a 3rd-party website, please be aware that we are not responsible for the data provided to that third party. This privacy policy only applies to the website listed at the beginning of this document, so when you visit other websites, even when you click on a link posted on, you should read their own privacy policies.

How long we retain your data

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

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

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.

You can request to view the data , or for your data to be deleted, by emailing at any time.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Information needed to deal with your order is collected by us. This includes your:
Billing Address
Shipping Address
Email Address
Telephone number
Cardholder data is only collected once you have passed through the secure payment gateway and is neither stored by nor accessible to anyone connected to Beagle Bytes. This data is collected and controlled by the operator of the gateway, EPDQ Barclaycard.
We also collect and store any e-mails that you send to us.

WordPress have their own privacy policy here.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Cardholder data is only collected once you have passed through the secure payment gateway and is neither stored by nor accessible to anyone connected to Beagle Bytes. This data is collected and controlled by the operator of the gateway, EPDQ Barclaycard.

Access to other data is restricted purely to Beagle Bytes.

What third parties we receive data from


What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data


Applicable Law
The law of Scotland.