Name: Christine Lycklama 


The following information is collected:

  • personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name and contact details)

  • email addresses for mailing lists



Some of the personal information processed is provided directly by you if you engage Christine Lycklama to provide services for you, e.g. science writing. 

Other information is obtained from businesses which may benefit from our services and is obtained from public sources such as organisation websites and social media.

This would be used to send an introduction, with a clear way to opt-out of future communication

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:


  • your consent. You can remove your consent at any time

  • we have a contractual obligation.

If you enter into a contract for services then we will process your data to carry out obligations under this contract, including invoicing.

We have a legitimate interest.

If you have previously engaged Christine Lycklama for provision of services, we may contact you regarding similar services we think you may be interested in.

If we have obtained your contact details from a public website and we think your organisation may benefit from our services, we may contact you. We will always give you an easy way to opt-out and will respect our wishes this if you express this. 


We use the information that you have given us in order to do the work, or provide you with information that you have requested, and to market our services.


Your information is securely stored in our web hosting provider’s data centre.

We keep your personal information in line with our retention policy. We will then dispose your information by deleting that which is no longer required.


Under data protection law, you have rights including:

  • your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information

  • your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete

  • your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances

  • your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances

  • your right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.

  • your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances

  • you are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you

Please contact us at if you wish to make a request.


Our website puts small files (known as “cookies”) onto your computer to collect information about how you use our site.

Cookies are used to:


  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs

  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again

We do not use cookies to identify you personally.


Our website uses Google Analytics to collect data that we use to improve your experience of our website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:


  • the pages you visit

  • how long you spend on each page

  • how you got to the site

  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.