Love Local Magazine is owned by KST Marketing Limited (“us, “we”, “our”), registered in Scotland under company number SC445376 is the data controller of your Information for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”). We respect your privacy and we are committed to protecting your personal information as that term is defined in the Act (“Information”). We comply with the principles of the Act and aim to maintain consistently high levels of best practice in our processing of your Information.
By using our website and services you consent to our collection and use of your Information as described in this Policy. If we change our Policy and/or procedures, we will post those changes on our website to keep you aware of what Information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Your continued use of the website or services after this Policy has been amended shall be deemed to be your continued acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Policy, as amended. We encourage you to bookmark this Web page and review this Policy regularly.
In addition to this Policy, each service offered by us or our group companies may have additional privacy provisions that are specific to the particular service. These supplemental disclosures are made adjacent to the particular service at the time your Information is collected. A list of our group companies can be seen at the bottom of this document.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
All your Information will be held and used in accordance with the Act where applicable. If you want to know what Information we collect and hold about you, please write to us at Love Local Magazine, 21 Kirkhouse Road, G42 0EB. When you visit and use our website or request our services you may provide us with or we may collect your Information such as your postal address, email address and other personal information. You may provide or we may collect this Information in a number of ways:
Information you voluntarily provide to us
We collect and maintain Information that you voluntarily submit to us during your use of our website or services. For example:
- When you register on our website or for a service, such as a competition or subscribe to the magazine, you will provide us with certain Information including your name, email address and perhaps contact numbers
- You may provide us with Information in the course of email, customer support interactions and surveys.
Different websites operated by us may ask for different pieces of Information. You can choose not to provide us with certain Information, but this may stop you from gaining access to a service or limit the features that you can use on our websites. For more information, please see the “How We Use Your Information” section of the Policy below.
Information we collect through your use of our Website
Information we receive from third parties
We may also combine online and/or offline information received from third parties (including other members of our group of companies) with your Information. The third party information is used for a variety of purposes including to verify other Information about you (e.g., verify your mailing address to send you requested products or services) and to enhance the content and advertising we provide to you.
What do we do with the information we gather about you?
Statistical Analysis: Love Local Mag may perform statistical, demographic and marketing analyses of subscribers, and their subscribing and purchasing patterns, for marketing and customer service purposes.
Email Newsletters: If you choose to receive them, Love Local Mag will periodically send you email newsletters.
Email Promotions: If you provide your email address as a customer or newsletter subscriber, Love Local Mag reserves the right to send you promotional emails about products and services offered by Love Local Mag, fundraising campaigns, and occasional events that we participates in. You may opt out of these emails at any time.
Survey Email: We may send you an email inviting you to participate in user surveys. User surveys greatly help us to improve our Web site and magazine and any information we obtain in such surveys will not be shared with third parties.
HOW WE DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
We may share your Information with third parties as specifically approved by you or under the circumstances described below.
All competitions on our website or in our magazine are fulfilled by a third party business, who may received all data collected (including name and email address), and may subsequently contact you.
UPDATING AND CONTROL OF YOUR INFORMATION
There are a number of ways in which you can control the collection, use, and sharing of your Information and update your Information and preferences.
Opting-Out on Receipt of Marketing Communications
When you receive marketing communications from us you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the marketing e-mail or newsletter.
If your information has changed or if you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us then please contact us to update your information.
Please note that, even if you delete Information, we may retain your Information in conformance with our data retention policy; and we are not responsible for updating or removing your Information contained in the lists or databases of third parties who have been provided with Information as permitted by this Policy.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR INFORMATION
The Information that we collect from will be stored in mailchimp. We are not responsible for how a third-party organisation store your Information.
We follow appropriate security procedures in the storage and disclosure of your Information so as to prevent unauthorised access by other parties. We also require those parties to whom we transfer personal information to comply with the same. However, unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. So, we cannot ensure the security of your Information transmitted by you to us via the internet.
We do not control how your personal information is collected, stored or used by such third party sites or to whom it is disclosed. You should review the privacy policies and settings on any social networking site that you subscribe to so that you understand the information they may be sharing. If you do not want your networking sites to share information about you, you must contact that site and determine whether it gives you the opportunity to opt-out of sharing such information. We are not responsible for how these third party sites may use information collected from or about you.