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The information below details the Cookie and Privacy policy that this website adheres to.


This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience.

How are cookies used?

In general, for:

  • Retaining user preferences.
  • Storing information for things like shopping baskets.
  • Providing Anonymous tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better.

Disabling cookies

You may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. In this case, the most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser.

Consult the Help section of your browser or take a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.


A limited amount of personal information is required for some areas or features of this website. This part of the policy is a work in progress and due to be revised.

Additional Information

Facebook Integration

I do have a Facebook page dedicated to Theocratic Software. It is entirely your decision to like that page and / or to subscribe to it.

Contact Form / Support Forum

The personal information that you provide using the form or Support Forum is logged for a short period of time for administration purposes. Such information can be deleted upon request.


Your name, email address and ip address are stored in the database when you add a comment to any page or post. Only your name is visible to the public.

Note that you can associate an avatar with your comments. See Gravatar website for more details.


All comments are moderated before they are made visible to the public.


The Newsletter is maintained using MailChimp. This system is GDPR compliant. The contain details you provide will be stored on the Mailchimp servers. It will only be used to send you newsletters about new versions of the software (or for the occasional poll).

Outlook / Google API Usage

Outlook / Google API Usage

Public Talks and Meeting Schedule Assistant both have a feature for synchronising meeting assignments to your Outlook or Google Calendar. Use of this facility is entirely optional.

The Outlook Utility is a console application that is called OutlookCalIFConsole.exe and is installed in a sub-folder of the main application location.

The Google Utility is a console application that is called GoogleAuthandSync.exe and is installed in a sub-folder of the main application location.

These console applications are used from within my Theocratic Software to perform the following tasks:

  • Delete calendar events
  • Add calendar events

Only calendar events created by the applications get deleted. This is achieved by means of a special tag which is allocated to each event.

No existing calendar event data is read or retained anywhere.

GMail Interface

We have Monthly Workbook Data volunteers who supply the data to me each month.

This data can be automatically sent to me on behalf of the volunteer by email. This interface is used if the volunteer has an GMail email address.

This interface is a DLL file that uses the GMail API. It requires the user to authorise that the tool has permission to send an email on their behalf.

For your reassurance, Meetings Schedule Assistant has no ability whatsoever to examine any other email messages in your account. The utility can only be used with your express permission.