Terms, Cookie & Privacy Policies

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is Elika Ashoori’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website,, and other sites we own and operate. In this page we detail our policies for your privacy.

We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.

We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. This may include but it is not limited to emails and names and other contact data submitted through our contact forms.

Some data such as IP address and browser/device characteristics may be collected when you visit our site. Such data which is collected through cookies and similar technology and you can find out more about our cookie policies at:

We may collect limited data from other public sources about third parties related to our work; this may include blog names, social media profile information, and similar data.

Some of the content on our website such as video players are subject to those websites’ cookies and data. We do our best to block the automatic capture of data from these third party content websites through our GDPR compliance tools (as detailed in our Cookie Policy), however, you can learn more about how to block cookies directly from your browser, i.e. Google Chrome here:

We use Google Maps API in order to prove our users with a better service and this tool is implemented by Google, meaning that you must understand their Privacy Policy as you agree to be bound to their Terms of Service when using our Maps API implementation.

We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.

We make sure to keep your information safe by adding high-level security to our data which include password-encrypted databases, two-step authentication log-ins, SSL certificates and other similar online methods for data protection. At the same time, the internet is a vast and continuously-evolving space and we cannot guarantee that we will absolutely and 100% succeed in doing so and the risk of using the site is your own. Never the less, we do our utmost best to protect you and your data.

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, or withdraw your data with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our terms of use, and practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.

This privacy policy may be updated to keep up with legal requirements or per changes to how we use our website and additional functionalities. In such cases, we may update our privacy policy and prompt you about such changes by posting a notice or directly contacting you.

More information about data privacy in the European Economic Area can be found at Mp://ec.europa.euljusticeldata-protectionlbodies/authorities/index en.htm

Feel free to contact us for more information, through our Data Protection Officer (DPO), Elika Ashoori by email aryan.ashoori[at]bath[dot]edu, or phone: +447878176130.

This policy is effective as of 15 September 2018 and it is a slight update to our previous Terms of Service set in April 2018. The update aims to streamline our privacy policy details in a more concise package, while the actual content of our data privacy practice remains largely unchained.

Terms of Service

  1. Terms

By accessing the website at, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law, unless otherwise stated.

This website is intended for uses of at least 13 years of age. All users who are older than this age but still regarded as minors in their jurisdictions must have permission to use this website and be supervised by an adult who has read the terms and conditions.

  1. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Elika Ashoori’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not without our explicit permission:

modify or copy the materials;

use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Elika Ashoori’s website;

remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or

transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Elika Ashoori. at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

  1. Disclaimer

The materials on Elika Ashoori’s website are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. Elika Ashoori makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

Further, Elika Ashoori does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

  1. Limitations

In no event shall Elika Ashoori or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Elika Ashoori website, even if Elika Ashoori or a Elika Ashoori authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

  1. Accuracy of materials

The materials appearing on Elika Ashoori’s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Elika Ashoori does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. Elika Ashoori may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However, Elika Ashoori does not make any commitment to update the materials.

All written, analytical, review and interview information contained in Elika Ashoori’s website’s blog and other pages are solely opinions expressed by their respective authors, unless stated otherwise, and any use of third-parties names or likeness is meant with no malice or no harm intended.

  1. Links

Elika Ashoori has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Elika Ashoori of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

  1. Modifications

Elika Ashoori may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website, you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

  1. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of London, United Kingdom and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.

Contact US

If you need to inquire about any of the details or further information about our website, please contact us through our contract form or our various social media accounts accessible across our website.

Cookie Policy

This is the Cookie Policy for Elika Ashoori, accessible from

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

  • Email newsletters related cookiesThis site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
  • Forms related cookiesWhen you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
  • Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
  • The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; {List the social networks whose features you have integrated with your site?:12}, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. This Cookies Policy was created with the help of the GDPR Cookies Policy Generator

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:

  • Email:


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