Upper Story Club is owned and managed by Sarah Gaffney Lang.

This policy has been created to provide you with clarity in relation to how your data is stored – and when/how it may be used.

Your privacy matters and all information you provide via this site is managed in line with the 2018 Data Protection Act.

On subscribing to my newsletter or commenting on a blog post, your consent for relevant data (in relation to these activities) will be taken as acceptance of this privacy policy. You can read further detail on how this information is used below.

If you have any questions about this policy please email me at


Cookies are used on Upper Story Club. No personal details are collected by me, and you have the option of opting out. You can also amend your personal cookie preferences via your own Browser settings.

Comments, newsletters and links

When you sign up to my newsletter details of your email address will be held within the WordPress platform. You can amend your subscription preferences or unsubscribe at any point. Your data is not processed further by me and is never saved or shared outside of WordPress.

If you choose to comment on a post then data relating to the name you use and your email address will be collected. This information will be held for as long as this blog is active.

Sometimes, you will find embedded links in my blog posts. Following these links takes you to external websites which are outside of my ownership and/or control. You should review their cookie and privacy policies for information on how your data may be collected and used.