Privacy Policy

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


If you leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the your 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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms / Add a Webcam

If you fill in our contact form, or the ‘Add a webcam’ form, we will receive, by email, any details you entered: Your Name, Email Address and the message content itself, along with any URL info supplied in the case of adding a webcam.


Cookies are a way for websites to enhance user experience and to monitor patterns of usage. They can also be used for website traffic analytics and for displaying advertising. On, we use various cookies to make the site work well for you, and also to deliver advertising and track the over all website usage, including your own, for our own records.

Use of Cookies for Site Functionality

  • 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 click ‘Add to Favourites’, a cookie is used so you can return to the website and browse those webcams you have previously favourited.
  • If you report a webcam as non-functional, we set a cookie to show you that you have already reported that particular webcam.
  • Browsing the site itself sets a cookie with completely anonymised information which helps us compile real-time information about the most looked-at webcams which are shown on the ‘Hot Right Now’ page.

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.


Where you provide your consent, we use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how you use This includes IP addresses.

Google Analytics processes certain information, including but not limited to:

  • The pages you visit on
  • How long you spend on each page
  • How you got to the website
  • What you click on while you’re visiting the website

You can check the Google Analytics Privacy Policy here:

We also use a similar analytics provider called Extreme Tracking, which processes the same data as Google Analytics using the same browsing information obtained as you use the website. This data is used purely for an alternative analytical view of’s usage, with no personally identifiable data obtained or processed. Extreme have their own privacy policy here:

We will not combine analytics information with any other data that would identify who you are.


Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Ireland Limited which we use on

Adsense may use cookies to compile information about which websites you (or users of the same device) have seen and/or visited advertising on. This information allows them to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers. For more information, please check Google’s Privacy Policy at:

You may wish to opt out and disable all Google’s advertising (known as “Doubleclick”) cookies by visiting:

You may also opt out of certain advertising features through applicable device settings, such as the advertising settings on your device or the use of other software to restrict displayed advertising. If you wish to get a broader view of which third party networks may be tailoring advertising to you, check the About Ads website at:

Who we share your data with

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, 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 moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (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.

If you fill in our contact form, we do not store the resulting email containing your data for longer than a period of communication may be ongoing and the data itself resides outside of the website’s infrastructure.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on 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 are checked for spam through the Akismet anti-spam service. You can refer to their privacy policy here:

Additional information

How we protect your data

Our website uses SSL encryption to ensure that the browsing of the site and any data you enter is securely transmitted. Along with best industry best practices in securing the data itself at the server level, we do not share this data with any other entity.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website, at

Contacting us

You may contact us at the following address:

Or by email:

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