Who we are

This websites address is: https://hugehug.net HugeHug.Net is the freelance site of Hugo Finley.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact Forms

We have a contact form on the site. If you choose to message me, the contact form is emailed to my work email address. Furthermore, the message you send is stored in the database, the messages are deleted from the database after 120 days unless they are still being used. No further correspondence is stored beyond your original message.

Personal Data collected:
Name, email address, and any information to provide in the comment box.

Place of Processing
United Kingdom


We use MailChimp for our marketing, you can unsubscribe if you have subscribed by logging into their site. There is also an unsubscribe link at the bottom of every mail I have sent out from there.

MailChimp’s Privacy Policy


I do use Akismet on this site, please do read the Automattic Privacy Policy if you wish to understand what data they retain.

Personal Data collected:
Usage Data.

Place of processing:
United States


The services contained in this section enable us to monitor and analyse web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behaviour.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilises the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

Google may use the Data collected to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected:
Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of Processing
United States

Google Analytics Privacy Policy – and if you want to Opt-out you can do that here.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with anybody without your permission. The only time we do share your data is if I cannot accommodate your work and I would connect you with another trusted partner. This is only done with your permission.

How long we retain your data

If you fill in the form, the contents of the form and its metadata are retained for 6 months, or if it is deemed no longer useful.

What rights you have over your data

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Contact forms are emailed to me.

Your contact information

To contact us for details of what data we hold on you please email hugo@hugehug.net. For security reasons you will need to confirm your identity before we release data.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We have two-factor authentication for the administrator login as well as the site is hosted on EU hosted servers, over a secure connection.