Who we are

The Selvador website is owned by Hurdletree Associates Ltd and is devoted to the protection of the rainforests.

Our website address is: https://selvador.com.

Our contact email is: selvador@selvador.com

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. 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.


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 visit our login page, 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We do not share preform any analytics on your data Should this, at some point change, this will be reflected in this privacy policy and the change will be communicated to all subscribers.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with any third parties. It is used solely for the purpose of subscription and comments on this website. Should this, at some point change, this will be reflected in this privacy policy and the change will be communicated to all subscribers.

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 subscribe to our website, blogs newsletters or forums (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 subscribed to 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.

Where we send your data

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

Your contact information

We only require first name and an email address for our subscription process. We will not ask you for additional information.


Should you wish to unsubscribe there is an unsubscribe link in the subscriber emails that we send you for each new blog or newsletter.

Protecting your personal information

The transmission of information over the internet is never completely secure. Therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website. Any transmission is at your own risk.

What third parties we receive data from

We do not share data with any third party partners.

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

We do not use automated decision making and we do not profile user data .

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Only when we are legally required to do so, will we share your information with regulators or law enforcement agencies.

Updates to this policy

We may update this policy from time to time. The latest notice of this policy will be posted on this website.