Privacy policy

We’re no Rita Skeeter. We take your privacy seriously. Harry Potter Fan Zone (HPFZ) is one-person run fan website. We’ve been operating since 22 December 2003 and are based in Canberra, Australia.

Personal information

Harry Potter Fan Zone does not collect personal information. By choice, we don’t enable comments on any of our articles, nor do we operate a mailing list, forum or user database. The only area of the website where we optionally ask for your personal details (name and email address) is our contact form. Alternatively, we provide an email address and social media handles for getting in touch.

Google Analytics

Harry Potter Fan Zone uses Google Analytics to help understand and analyse our website traffic. Google Analytics records data such geographical location, type of web browser and length of visit to help us understand the behaviour of users that visit Harry Potter Fan Zone. This helps us make continued improvements to the site.

Google Analytics uses cookies to collect data. You can read more about Google Analytics or opt-out entirely using Google’s browser add-on.

Google AdSense

Harry Potter Fan Zone uses Google AdSense to serve content ads. Serving targeted advertising helps us offset the site’s running costs. Google and third-party vendors use cookies to serve targeted advertising. Specifically, Google’s DoubleClick cookie is used to show targeted ads based on other websites you’ve visited. You can read more about Google AdSense or opt-out of personalised ads entirely.

External links

Harry Potter Fan Zone includes links to other websites. We acknowledge websites may change over time and are not responsible for the content or advertising on those websites. (Though real-speak: we try to link out only to reputable sources.)

Get in touch

For more information or clarification about any of the above, feel free to contact us through the contact form or via email.