Changing Lanes at (“Website”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”). We respect your privacy and we commit to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website. By using, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.


The data controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:

Caroline Kidd




While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with personal data that can be used to contact or identify you. Personal data may include but is not limited to your name and email address. This data will be used to respond to any queries you submit to us or send you newsletters you have registered for.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website in the unlikely event third parties acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of my assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganisation proceeding brought by or against us.

Additionally, this Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies (more information below).


Your email address is collected when you choose to receive our newsletter by email from the opt-in form on our website. You can opt out of these communications at any time by clicking the Unsubscribe button at the bottom of the email.


If you are following Changing Lanes using the Reader, we can only see when you started to follow this blog and your username. If you have a website or blog with it will be linked to your username and visible to us when your username is clicked. You can unfollow Changing Lanes in the Reader by clicking Manage under the text ‘You are following this blog’. Then click to unfollow this blog.


This website contains information that enables a quick electronic contact, as well as direct communication with Changing Lanes. If a visitor contacts Changing Lanes by e-mail or via the contact form, the personal data transmitted by the visitor are automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by a visitor to Changing Lanes is stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the data subject. There is no transfer of this personal data to third parties.


Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we use third party services like Google Analytics to collect, monitor and analyse this data and Google Adsense to display ads to you on our site (more information on these third party services below).


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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enable the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

  • Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
  • Keep track of advertisements.
  • Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you disable cookies, some features may be disabled but it mustn’t affect your user experience in any material way.


We use cookies from the following third parties:

  • Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect statistical information regarding how the website is used. This information is not personally identifiable.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. By using this website and clicking the ‘Accept’ button on the Cookies Consent banner (always accessible through the Manage Consent tab at the bottom of your screen when viewing our site), you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

All of our site activity falls within the bounds of the Google Analytics Terms of Service.

Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under and under Google Analytics is further explained under the following link

You can also disable Google Analytics on all websites by downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

  • Google AdSense

We use Google AdSense to display ads on some of our pages. Google AdSense uses cookies to serve ads to you based on visits to our site and/or other sites on the internet. Google AdSense may use user data. You can review Google’s privacy policy regarding advertising That page also provides information on how to manage what information is collected and how to opt out of collection. You may opt out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting Ads Settings. You may be also interested to visit this page for instructions how to opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest based advertising.

We have implemented reCAPTCHA on our site and use of reCAPTCHA is subject to the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.


Most modern browsers allow you to control your cookie settings for all websites that you browse. You can disable cookie deployment completely by editing your browser settings, however in doing this you may be limiting the functionality that is displayed on our website. To learn how to disable cookies on your preferred browser we recommend reading this advice posted by Google. On this site you can disable cookies at any time by clicking the Manage Consent button at the bottom of the screen.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.


For privacy-specific concerns, please contact