Privacy Policy

Who We Are

This is the official website of Scatman John located at (Scatman John dot com).

Our privacy policy applies only to this website and states the manner in which we collect, use, maintain, and disclose information collected from users of this website. All personal data that you provide to Scatman John dot com will never be sold or released to any third parties and will be kept strictly confidential at all times. We take the privacy of users extremely seriously in line with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

How we may use your information

Your information may be used by Scatman John dot com in the following ways:

  • To continue to run, improve and maintain the site
  • To send email newsletters, which always contain an unsubscribe option
  • For website security purposes
  • To reply to queries or direct contact
  • To keep track of advertising throughout the site
  • To send admin emails such as technical information, security alerts, and update information

Information Collected by Us and How it is Used

Information may be automatically collected by cookies or when you voluntarily submit information to this website (which includes but is not limited to when you comment on a post, sign up for our newsletter, complete a contact form or email us directly). The way in which this information may be automatically collected is described below:

WordPress Plugins
Scatman John dot com is a WordPress based site and uses Wordfence, a WordPress plugin used for security. Any data collected by Wordfence (IP addresses, location, browser type, date and time) is anonymous – its sole use is to protect Scatman John dot com from hacks, malicious content and other security concerns.

Comment posting
When you leave a comment on our posts, we collect information you input voluntarily such as your name, email address, and web address (if applicable). Your IP address and user agent string from your browser are also collected to assist us in identifying spam. This data will only be stored in order to connect you with the comment(s) you make. We will not use your email for marketing purposes or publish or sell it elsewhere.

Newsletter Sign-up
If you sign up to our newsletter, Scatman John dot com collects information you have inputted such as your name, email address, and the time/date you signed up. This will never be shared publicly. Confirmed subscribers may receive a newsletter from time to time. You have the option of unsubscribing from this newsletter at any time, either by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter or by contacting us directly at info at

Contacting us directly
If you contact emailing us, we collect your name and email address. This information will never be used for marketing or published or sold elsewhere. We only store this information in order to know who made contact with us and for us to be able to respond to you.

Third-Party Advertising
Our privacy policy does not apply to third party sites as these are out of our control. You may be able to opt out of cookies via your browser; please consult your browser’s official website for further information on how to do this.

Affiliate Marketing
Scatman John fot com may participate in affiliate marketing where tracking links are occasionally embedded into the site’s content. Clicking on an affiliate link places a temporary cookie on your browser to track any potential sales that may lead to commissions. The tracking links are provided to us by these third parties in order to monitor referrals to their website. Cookies are used to enable the third parties to track sales and subsequently pay a potential commission on these sales. We have no control over cookies used by third parties, including those from affiliate partners. Our privacy policy does not cover such third-party cookies as these are out of our control. Any queries relating to third-party cookies should be address to the third party or affilaite partner in question.

Google and Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a web analytics tool provided by Google, which collects information such as visitor frequency, pages landed on and other sites used before or after visiting this website. We use this information from Google to make improvements to the site and to analyse website traffic.

Google Analytics does not collect any personally identifiable information; it collects the IP address used for the date, or session, for when you visit Scatman John dot com. Google does not link your IP with any other data that it holds. Google’s cookies can only be used by Google. A permanent cookie may be placed on your browser by Google so that it can identify you as a unique user when you revisit our site. You may change your browser settings to alter the acceptance of cookies and should refer to your browser documentation in order to do so. Using Scatmanjohn dot com means that you consent to information about you being collected by Google in the way described above. There are tools and browser plugins that can prevent Google doing so – again, please consult your browser’s official documentation. You may also wish to read Google’s policies concerning Google Analytics.

How we protect your information

We take all necessary steps to protect personal information submitted via the website. However, your submission of your data to the site means that you acknowledge that no storage or transfer method of data is 100% secure. We strive to protect all information but cannot guarantee its complete security. We may use a third party cloud storage company to backup user information and site data, and the third party may have servers based outside of the EEA (European Economic Area). By submitting your data to us you are acknowledging that you agree such servers may be used to transfer, store, or process your personal data.

Contact us
Should you have any concerns or questions regarding these policies, contact us at info at