Privacy Policy


  • August 6, 2016: Updated to reflect site name change to “Cutetropolis”
  • December 19, 2015: Initial Publication


This privacy policy sets out how and its operator (hereafter, “Cutetropolis”) uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website.

Cutetropolis is committed to protecting your privacy. If you are asked to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Cutetropolis may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. Updates to the policy will be summarized at the top of the page.

What Is Collected

If you opt to leave comments, this website may collect the following information:

  • Name (or pseudonym);
  • Email address (not displayed to users);
  • IP address (not displayed to users);
  • URL of website (optional, will be displayed to users if supplied);
  • Other personal information at your discretion. Cutetropolis reserves the right to edit comments that reveal information that may place you or others at risk.

How Information Is Used

Personal information may be used:

  • To improve the quality of website services;
  • To block spam and other improper use of the site;
  • When required by law.

Personal information will not be:

  • Used to contact you by email, unless you request;
  • Sold, rented or otherwise provided to third parties.

Social Media Policies

This website uses third-party services for various social media functions. You may at your discretion use these services to interact with the operator of this website. These services have separate privacy policies that may differ from those of this website, and Cutetropolis takes no responsibility for how these services use your data.


Cutetropolis maintains a page with Facebook at the following address: This page collects demographic data from your Facebook profile which is aggregated and cannot be used to identify individual users. This page also solicits comments and other user interactions which may be displayed to other users in accordance with Facebook’s privacy policies.


Cutetropolis maintains an account with Twitter at the following address: This account solicits comments and other user interactions which may be displayed to other users in accordance with Twitter’s privacy policies.


This website participates in a system known as Gravatar, which allows users to create a single online profile that can be used across multiple websites. When you use Gravatar in conjunction with this website, you agree that this website may display details from and/or link to your Gravatar profile. Gravatar is a separate service with privacy policies that may differ from those of this website. For more details, visit

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small data files sent to your device when you visit a website. This data is sent back to the originating website, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow the website to “remember” your device during and between visits.

The cookies used on this website have been categorized based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. By using this website, you agree to have these cookies placed on your device.

Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features.

Category 2: Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, such as which pages visitors view most often. All information collected is aggregated and cannot identify an individual user.

Category 3: Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name) to provide convenience or personalization features. This may include data entered when using the commenting system.

Category 4: Targeting or Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to deliver advertising deemed relevant to your interests, to limit the number of times an ad is displayed, and to measure effectiveness of campaigns. They are placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations.

Links to Other Websites

This website may contain links to other websites of interest. Be aware that Cutetropolis has no control over content and privacy policies of other websites.

Controlling Your Personal Information

If you have previously provided information to this website, you may request to have this information removed by writing to: