Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.alistairgoodwin.co.uk.
Our live and recorded promotional services are administrated by Reel Sound Music & Reel Sound Records



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.



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.


Contact forms

Records of data submitted via contact forms may be kept indefinitely as a record of interactions between ourselves and our administrators and those using this form of contact.

Depending on the nature of such contact, on occasion, and in the interests of completing such interactions effectively (eg requests for information and / or services which may require the involvement of others), it may be necessary for us to share some or all of the content of any communications between yourselves and ourselves with the outside bodies and / or agencies concerned.

Please see the section “What rights you have over your data” with regards to your rights to request a record of and / or deletion of such data.



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.


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.


Who we share your data with

We do not share our mailing list / newsletter data with any third parties other than those who help to administrate this website for the purposes of our related live and recorded promotional services. We will only keep this information for use in sending newsletters and information regarding live performances, music releases, offers, promotions etc with respect to the artist and related artists’ merchandise, events and performances. Website administrators can access and edit this information in order to facilitate the sending of these newsletters and related updates to any users currently on the newsletter list, as of that time. You may opt out of this service at any time by following the links provided in newsletters and / or your original welcome email. 

If you are a user with login access to the site and / or a creator of posts and you request a password reset, your IP address may be included in the reset email.


How long we retain your data

If you sign up to our newsletter, we will hold the personal data you have provided: email (required), plus a name only if you choose to provide it (optional). We will only keep this information for use in administrating the sending of newsletters and information regarding live performances, music releases etc with respect to the artist and related artists, events and performances. In order to facilitate this, we may hold such data indefinitely.
You are able to change these details or unsubscribe at any time by following the links provided in newsletters and / or your original welcome email. 
Any data relating to ‘unsubscribed’ users is deleted from the related database regularly in order to maintain its accuracy and ensure your privacy.

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 register on our website, 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, if any). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Any personal data supplied in order to facilitate a financial transaction or purchase via this site may be kept indefinitely in order to satisfactorily fulfil the requirements of the transaction or purchase, and in order maintain necessary records of any such interactions. This data may also be used to resolve any enquiries, difficulties or matters we deem justify further interaction relating to such transactions or purchases that may subsequently arise.


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 your data is sent

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