Who is Barko’s Editorial?

I am a registered sole trader operating as Rachel Barkataki TA Barko’s Editorial. The website address is: https://barkoseditorial.com and I offer proofreading services. This policy describes how I use any information you give to me. Last updated: 9th February, 2021

Why I collect your data and how it is used

I collect your information on this website to do the following:
  • For the purpose of generating quotes, and any subsequent correspondence relating to that particular job, including obtaining testimonials.
  • To reply to any queries.
  • To allow certain functions on the website.
  • To understand how visitors use the website.

What personal data I collect

I collect the following data from you:
  • Name
  • Email address
  • Any information required for quoting – word count, sample piece, type of service, etc., and any other information freely given by you in the quoting process.
  • A postal address for completed work invoicing.
  • Website usage data – this is done through Google Analytics. You can see my Cookie Policy here

How I collect your data

I collect and store your data through the following:
  • Direct email and phone correspondence from you (WordPress and EE)
  • The Request a Quote form (Captain Forms through WordPress)
  • Google Analytics cookie

How the data is stored

Data is stored on the following systems:
  • Mail application on my Mac. This is password protected.
  • Dropbox – their privacy policy can be found here

Who I share your data with

No one, unless audited by HMRC or required to by law.

How long I retain your data

I do not delete data unless asked to. Please contact me if you wish for me to delete any data held on you, and unless obligated otherwise (HMRC requires keeping invoices for 5 years), I will delete it immediately.

Contact me

If you have any questions or would like to request the removal of your data, please contact me by email – rachel@barkoseditorial.com, or writing to me at Rachel Barkataki, 63 Bank Crescent, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1AF. UK.