Privacy Policy


In short, Stroudie Central doesn’t share any information about your visits with any other organisation except:

Stroudie Central does have embedded YouTube videos. If you’re logged into YouTube (and possibly any other Google service) and watch a video that company may track you based on the cookie preferences you have with them. This is out of our control.

Images for Amazon products in the Local Books section (and other sections) are hosted on Stroudie Central servers. That means Amazon don’t know you’ve loaded a page with a book image. If you click a Buy Now link you’re taken to the Amazon website and their cookie rules apply. If you make a purchase from the Amazon site I will receive a very small sales commission.

Stroudie Central like most websites has a visitor counter and some form of Google analytics, but as you don’t sign into the site personal information is limited to whatever standard information your browser sends. This allows Stroudie Central to see which pages on the site are popular to determine the type of content to produce.

The long version

Privacy Policy:

StroudieCentral ("StroudieCentral") operates and may operate other websites. It is StroudieCentral's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, StroudieCentral collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. StroudieCentral's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how StroudieCentral's visitors use its website. From time to time, StroudieCentral may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

StroudieCentral also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on blogs/sites. StroudieCentral only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to StroudieCentral's websites choose to interact with StroudieCentral in ways that require StroudieCentral to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that StroudieCentral gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with StroudieCentral are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, StroudieCentral collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with StroudieCentral. StroudieCentral does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

StroudieCentral may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. StroudieCentral may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, StroudieCentral does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

StroudieCentral discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on StroudieCentral's behalf or to provide services available at StroudieCentral's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using StroudieCentral's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. StroudieCentral will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, StroudieCentral discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when StroudieCentral believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of StroudieCentral, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an StroudieCentral website and have supplied your email address, StroudieCentral may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with StroudieCentral and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. StroudieCentral takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. StroudieCentral uses cookies to help StroudieCentral identify and track visitors, their usage of StroudieCentral website, and their website access preferences. StroudieCentral visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using StroudieCentral's websites, with the drawback that certain features of StroudieCentral's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If StroudieCentral, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that StroudieCentral goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of StroudieCentral may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by StroudieCentral and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, StroudieCentral may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in StroudieCentral's sole discretion. StroudieCentral encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.