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At Gav OBrien Fitness, we understand that privacy of your personal information is of the utmost importance. This privacy policy contains the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit, and how we protect your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

Who we are

Our website address is: This site is owned and operated by Gav O’Brien. Gav OBrien Fitness can be reached at

What personal data we collect?

When a visitor to our website leaves a comment on a blog post, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also their IP address and browser user agent string to help with the detection of spam comments.

An anonymised string created from the visitors email address may be provided to the Gravatar service which will publicly display their profile picture next to their comment once it has been approved (Providing they have previously signed up to such service). The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here:

We will never collect your email address from any submitted comments nor will we add them to an email list, such as a newsletter or marketing email list unless otherwise requested. We will never sell email addresses to third parties.

Contact forms
When you fill out a contact form on we only receive the information you enter into the contact form. When the visitor submits the form, that information is automatically sent to us via email. We will only keep that information for as long as necessary to address your query.

Email addresses sent to us via the contact forms are never used by Gav OBrien Fitness for any purpose other than to reply to your query. We will never sell information from contact forms to any third parties.

Log Files
As with the majority of other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site (such as Chrome or Safari), the time of visit and which pages you visited throughout our site.

As you use this, we use data collection technology called Google Analytics which collects certain information about your device, browsing actions, and patterns. This includes information such as your rough geological location, how you use our website, and communications between your computer and Data will also be collected regarding the type of computer you use, your Internet connection, your IP address, your operating system, and your web browser.

The data is only collected for statistical purposes. We do not collect personal information. The purpose of this data is to improve our Website.

You can opt out of the use of Google Analytics so that your personal information is not collected and stored by Google Analytics. In order to opt out you need to download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. To learn how Google collects and uses your data, you can access the Google Privacy Policy at

Who we share your data with?
We do not sell or share your data with anyone. We do use a 3rd party email provider to store your email address if you have voluntarily signed up for our email newsletter.

How long do we keep 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.

If a user has registered on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information (with the exception of their username which can not be changed). Website administrators can also view and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data?
If you have an account on, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you. You may also request that we delete any personal data we may hold about you. This does not include data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data?
Visitor comments may be checked via an automatic spam detection service.

Our contact information
If you have any further questions you can reach us at

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