Your trust and privacy are important to use. This statement explains how FutureBusiness and Damson Media Limited, the licensed publisher (us/we) collect, use and share personal information.
Damson Media Limited is a company registered in the UK and our office address is 143 Caledonian Road, London, England, N1 0SL and our telephone number is 020 7871 1000
The policy statement explains how we use any personal information we hold when you use our website.
To protect data information we have a data controller – if you wish to have data we hold removed then please use the form that we have provided on this website – there is a link at the end of this page – however before doing so, do read about what we do hold so that we can assist you correctly.
We are bound by the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
We collect information about you when you fill in any of the forms on our website i.e. sending an enquiry, signing up for an event, filling in a survey, clicking on an advert, giving feedback etc. Website usage information is collected using cookies. See ‘ what information do we collect from you below.
When submitting forms on our website we use a third-party software provider for automated data collection and processing purposes, they will not use your data for any purposes and will only hold the data in line with our policy on data retention.
Cookies are text files put on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is then used to track visitor use of the website and to create statistical reports on website activity.
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above website tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. Please note in a few cases some of our website features may not function because of this.
We use Google Analytics to store information about how visitors use our website so that we may make improvements and give visitors a better user experience.
Google – http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
An IP or Internet Protocol Address is a unique numerical address assigned to a computer as it logs on to the internet. We do not have access to any personal identifiable information and we would never seek this information. Your IP address is logged when visiting our site, but our analytic software only uses this information to track how many visitors we have from regions.
For email marketing, we use a third party secure contractor, who is GDPR compliant. The information that is held is normally limited to the name of the person and the email address.
All emails that we send have an easy to opt-out option. By clicking on this unsubscribe button you are able to be removed from receiving any further emails from us. This simple opt-out system ensures that you no longer receive emails, it does this by placing your email on a suppression list.
Further, we never sell or pass on our email marketing data, so once you opt out you can be sure that the use of the email in any way ceases.
This website is free to use the website and contains advertising which pays for its upkeep; by clicking on an advertisement you help us keep the website running.
When you do this you are sent to a third-party website and you should read their privacy details before proceeding.
As part of our marketing we use Google Analytics please see the details above for more information.
Internet Based Advertising
We use multiple social and native advertising platforms including but not limited to Outbrain, Facebook, and Twitter and as such there are tracking codes installed on our website so that we can manage the effectiveness of these campaigns. We do not store any personal data within this type of tracking.
What information do we collect from you?
We collect information when you subscribe to a newsletter, pay for a product or service, use the website, attend an event, participate in research, community or forum, enter a competition, or contact us with a query or a complaint.
How will we use this information and why?
We take your privacy seriously and only use personal information to provide services that you sign up for.
We do not sell or pass on to third parties your personal information and information.
In the event that our assets were sold to another business, the data relating to that title would be transferred to the new business owner.
How long do we hold data for?
In providing services to you, we will hold personal information for as long as are providing you with the services for or in order to comply with our legal obligations, enforce the terms of our contracts, resolve disputes or prevent abuse. Otherwise, we only hold personal information for as long as is necessary.
What if I believe that you have personal data on me?
We never sell or supply this information to third parties.
If you wish to have this email data removed please see the email marketing section above where we explain how to remove yourself.
If you have any other questions on data we hold you can write to us at: 143 Caledonian Road, London, England, N1 0SL