For the purpose of the Data protection Act, the data controller is Open Box Media Communications Ltd, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
By visiting www.ob-mc.co.uk you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
WHAT DATA WE COLLECT
We may collect and process the following information:
- Name and job title
- Contact information including postal and email address
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
- Any data which you provide when you complete and submit an application for a magazine subscription, registering on the website to receive e-newsletters, e-mail alerts or general communications from Open Box Media Communications Ltd.
- Any data you supply Open Box Media Communications Ltd when enquiring about our services via e-mail, written correspondence or telephone.
- Details regarding your Device data which we use for collecting data analytics for completing anonymous statistics regarding our web site usage.
Open Box Media Communications Ltd only keeps your information for as long as necessary to provide you with information regarding the company’s services
HOW WE USE THE DATA
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- To improve our products and services by understanding your needs,
- To send you information relating to your account, the company’s services and any information you have requested
- Administer your account in connection with any service you have supplied us with information on.
- Answering any enquiry you make.
- Subject to your consent send you newsletters, e-mails, print or electronic copies of the magazine.
Open Box Media Communications Ltd will keep you information on a secure server.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Open Box Media Communications Ltd does not process or store your data outside of the UK
SHARING YOUR DATA
Open Box Media Communications Ltd only discloses data to our Printers and Distribution Company to produce the magazine and send copies of the magazine to those who request or pay for the service. They will only use the data for its intended purpose. All data is password protected and disposed of in a secure fashion when processed.
A cookie is a small file which asks your permission to be placed on your internet-enabled device. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to your needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Google Analytics cookies are used to record how visitors use our site. The information gathered is anonymous and we use the statistical analysis provided to refine and improve our service.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have the right to limit the collection or use of your personal information.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to us at our registered office.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
You will always be given an opt out option when you receive any communication from Open Box Media Communications Ltd, we will keep a record of this on file to ensure we do not contact you again unless you give us permission.