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Velocity Magazine privacy policy

Effective from May 20, 2018

INTRODUCTION

Velocity is a magazine and website for cyclists working in the property industry. Velocity is owned and published by V Good Publications Ltd.

This privacy statement describes how we collect, use and share information and how this information can be shared orally/in writing or electronically. Please note: this page is in a temporary location while the Velocity website (www.velocitymagazine.co.uk) is redesigned. Once that project is complete, this page will be incorporated into the new website.

We have produced this privacy statement to comply with GDPR and reassure you of our good intentions and legitimate use of any personal data of yours that we hold.

The following topics are presented in this privacy statement:

  • Collecting personal information
  • Collecting other information
  • Using and retaining personal information
  • Protecting personal information
  • Your rights to access personal information
  • Changes to this privacy statement
  • Contact us

COLLECTING PERSONAL INFORMATION

Velocity Magazine has a legitimate interest to process personal data relating to our readers and subscribers.

The collection and use of data is essential to our company's ability to provide our service, which is the publication and distribution of a magazine and website about the property industry, cycling, and the people who combine these personal and professional interests.

For the magazine and website to reach you we collect data that identifies you or could reasonably be used to identify you as an individual, which we refer to here as “personal data”. The personal data that we may collect includes company contact details, such as name, job title, postal address, telephone numbers, email addresses; and financial and transaction data, such as credit or debit card numbers used in relation to our services.

We will only use information that we collect about you lawfully in accordance with GDPR.

We will collect personal data received directly from related individuals by email, telephone call or by business card at networking events, conferences or from third parties acting on behalf of the individuals.

Data is also gathered from publicly available sources such corporate websites, corporate social media, related business platforms, e-newsletter respondents, advertising boards and various trade press.

HOW WE USE PERSONAL DATA

We use personal data to:

Compile a database of business contacts to be used by Velocity. (We work hard to make sure that our contacts are only people in the property industry who like cycling.)

Send you Velocity magazine by post.

Send you marketing communications via post and via electronic means such as e-newsletters and email correspondence.

Contact you to offer sponsorship opportunities in Velocity magazine.

Conduct market research and produce other editorial content with you, about the property industry and cycling.

Respond to your enquiries and provide customer support.

Process your orders, issue your invoices by post or emails, and collect payments and to make payments to suppliers where applicable.

In instances where payment is made by debit/credit card, your details may be collected by third party service providers such as credit/debit card companies/or agents acting on their behalf, to authenticate the payment.

Improve and modify our services.

DATA DISCLOSURE

The data we gather about you will never be sold on to a third party.

In certain circumstances, we may need to disclose your data to appropriate third parties if required to do so by law or an authorised government body.

MARKETING

We would like to send you information about Velocity products and services – for example, bike rides – which we believe will be of interest to you. The products and services will always relate to the property industry and cycling.

You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing, and you may opt out at a later date.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here to unsubscribe.

SECURITY

The security of your data is important to us. We have implemented technology and security policies, rules and measures designed to protect the personal data under our control, both on- and off-line, from unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss. Off-line, all of our personal data is restricted, in our offices, and not held online. Please remember, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.

There are exceptions where, for the purpose of distributing Velocity magazine, we are required to submit a list of names and address to our third party mailing house. Whenever this occurs, the third party mailing house is covered by a signed contract between Velocity and the mailing house for nondisclosure.

ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION AND CORRECTION

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email Velocity here or write to the following address:

GDPR officer, V Good Publications Ltd, Sunley House, Bedford Park, Croydon CR0 2AP.

We may make a small charge for this service.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

If a person leaves their role, their names and contact details are deleted from the database. However, the information may still be used for suppression purposes i.e. to ensure that it cannot be added to the database again.

COMPLAINTS

Individuals have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner if they believe there is a problem with the way their data is being used.

Follow the link to contact ICO CONCERNS

DISCLOSURES REQUIRED BY LAW

Your personal information will be disclosed where we are obliged by law to do so. We may also disclose your personal information where we are allowed by law to protect or enforce our rights or the rights of others and for the detection and prevention of crimes, such as fraud.

COOKIES

We use cookies to help make is easier for you to access our website.

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are.

Most websites use cookies. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. Cookies are also used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.

The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors on the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your computer. You may prevent us from storing a cookie on your computer by setting your browser so that it will not accept cookies.

OTHER WEBSITES

The Velocity website may contain links to other sites. When you choose to visit those sites, we cannot assume responsibility for any other site's content or information handling practices. We encourage you to review each site's privacy policy prior to entering into transactions with the third party-linked site.

CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

We keep our privacy policy under regular review, and we will place any updates on this webpage. This policy was last updated on 20/05/2018

PRIVACY SUPPORT

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you by email at toby@velocitymagazine.co.uk

Or write to us at:

Toby Fox
Velocity Magazine
Sunley House,
Bedford Park,
Croydon, CRO 2AP
Telephone – 0207 978 6840