Who we are

We are the Rowell Fair Society, a voluntary and self-financing group preserving the traditions and heritage of the Rowell Fair, based in Northamptonshire, England. Our website address is: https://RowellFair.co.uk.


Technically speaking, when/if visitors leave comments on the site we collect this data shown in the comments form, together with the visitor’s IP address and browser type to help us improve spam detection.

An ‘anonymized string’ is created from your email address (also called a hash) and this may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using their service. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If we upload your supplied images to the website, you should avoid embedding location data (EXIF GPS) before sending the image to us. Visitors to the website can download and extract any supplied location data from images stored on our website.


If you choose to accept cookies during your first visit to our website, we store this data on your device so that you do not have to answer the question on subsequent visits. You may choose to decline by choosing ‘no’ from the options presented.

If you leave a comment on our site you can choose to opt-in and save your name, email address and website within 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.

In order to help us determine the performance of our web pages, we set up various tracking cookies to analyze this data. As mentioned above, you can choose to NOT to accept these when you first visit the site by clicking on the appropriate option. These cookies will allow us to identify broad location, the device used, the pages visited and for how long.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on our site may include embedded content (e.g. videos & images from Instagram). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the supplying website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content.

Who we share your data with

We do NOT share any personal identifiable data about you with anyone. We only log whether you are browsing from a phone, tablet of PC/MAC.

How long we retain your data

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

What rights you have over your data

If you 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.

Where we send your data

As a visitor, any comments you make may be passed through an automated spam detection service.