Privacy & Cookies Policy 


Simply START living is run by Amanda Start as a sole trader. The privacy of your data is important to me and your data will always be treated with the utmost respect. I keep your data safe and will never share it with anyone else. I do not share your email address with any brands that I may work with. 

The Personal Information I Collect And Where It Is Stored 


I collect your name and email address when you opt into my email list. This data is held within Mailchimp and is password protected. 

I collect this data in the following ways: 

– If you opt in to receive blog post updates. 
– If you opt it to receive my monthly newsletter. 
– If you opt in to receive a free digital download.  

If you have subscribed to my email list, your name and email address will be kept until you notify me otherwise. If at any point, you wish to unsubscribe, you can do so by clicking “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of any email you receive or email me at:  and I will ensure your email address is removed.  

Automated Technologies Or Interactions 

I use Google Analytics to analyse the usage and performance of this website.  As you browse the site, I may collect technical data such as your IP address, browsing actions, usage patterns and information regarding your location, demographics and the pages accessed on my blog. This data is collected via cookies and stored in Google Analytics for 26 months. 

Google’s privacy policy is available here. 



A Cookie is a piece of information stored on your computer’s hard drive that records how you move your way around a website so that when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system. You have the ability to accept or decline (block) cookies using your own web browser’s settings. Find out more here. With cookies blocked, some functions of this site may not work properly. 

 Cookies are either: 

-Session cookies: These are deleted from your computer when you close your browser. 
-Persistent cookies: These will remain on your hard drive until deleted or until they reach a specified expiry date. 

This site uses persistent cookies for Google Analytics as above and also for affiliate links (see my Disclosure page [add link] for more information on affiliate linking). 

Other Websites 

Simply START living contains links to other sites that may be relevant or of interest. Once you have used these links to leave my site, please note that I do not have any control over their website or privacy policy. You are strongly advised to read the privacy policy of every website that you visit. 

Access To Your Data 

You have the right to request a copy of the information I hold about you. If you would like a copy, please contact me at: You also have the right to be forgotten so you can contact me to request that the data I hold be destroyed.