Privacy Policy

Who I am

My name is David Brown and I hand-build classical guitars under the brand name Opus One. My website address is:

What personal data I collect and why I collect it

Contact forms

Information you submit via a contact form will be retained so that I can get in touch with you. Metadata (your IP address and browser user agent string) will also be retained to help spam detection and to protect the site from malicous intrusions (‘hacking’).


I may retain anonymised data to enable me to understand how often the website is visited and from what geographical regions.

Linked content from other websites

Articles on this site may may link to content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) on other websites.

If you click on a link to another website that website 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 I share your data with

I do not share your data with anyone.

How long I retain your data

If you submit information in a contact form, that information and its metadata are retained indefinitely but will be removed if you request me to remove it.

Additional information

How I protect your data

Data is held on the website server and is not publicly accessible, but sensitive information should not be submitted as there is always a slight risk of malicious hacking.

What data breach procedures I have in place

I do not have any data breach procedures and advise against entering any sensitive information.

What third parties I receive data from

I do not receive data from third parties.

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

I do not use automated decision-making or profiling.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

There are no applicable industry regulatory disclosure requirements.