Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

Business name is: Next Decade, based in the UK.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

Next Decade does not share data with third parties, however the site is interconnected with a small number of essential partners in order to provide site functionality, such as your email address with MailChimp (for newsletter handling), order functionality for use with payment processors such as Paypal, Stripe, Apple. Anti-spam functionality with Akismet will check the content of reviews or comments you leave on site in order to test for spam. Our email spam and anti-virus filters will also perform the same type of function to ensure no viruses/spam are passed to us, passed to you.

We treat your data the way we would want our data treated by other companies. We take privacy very seriously and take every precaution humanly possible to ensure your data is not passed around to 3rd party marketing companies etc.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Your contact details are used only to keep in touch with you i.e with regards to your order, to email you our newsletter (if you opted in) or anything related to your account. Next Decade (Dark Nebula) NEVER gives or sells customer data to any third party, period.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Your data is always dealt with via a secure connection to the website. Your saved account information is kept securely, encrypted in the database.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Next Decade will endeavour to contact all customers if a breach occurs. Your data is stored encrypted and we NEVER store your financial data/card data on site, server or anywhere, in fact, payment data never touches this site. Should there be a data breach we will contact you and instruct you to change your password as soon as the breach has been identified, rectified and new measures put in place to mitigate the chances of such a breach from occurring again.

What third parties we receive data from

Next Decade may hook into services such as Gravatar for purposes such as providing your chosen avatar image for comment posting, or your own account, this is a service you will have signed up for with Gravatar using information you provided to them for this purpose. Other data can include Facebook, Twitter and Google profile information when you use their service to sign up to login to this site. In these cases, your name, email address and profile picture may be used for your account. Next Decade does not request any information beyond this.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Next Decade via payment processing partners and security partners may employ anti spam, anti-fraud filtering measures to help protect your accounts and our business. IP addresses are collected for security, download and logging purposes.