- The types of information that we may collect from you when you access our website, www.resolutionmag.com, or interact with us; and
- Our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.
This policy applies only to information we collect through our services and in the electronic communications sent through or in connection with our services. This policy is effective from May 25th 2018. By using or registering/subscribing at resolutionmag.com you consent to this policy.
Reader, you, your
“Reader” or “you” or “your” refers to you if you are interact with, or are connected to, Resolution in one of the following ways
- you are a subscriber to our fortnightly digital newsletter
- you receive a print copy of Resolution magazine in the mail on a regular basis
- you receive a digital download of Resolution on a regular basis
- you have filled in a form or expressed an interest in a SoundPro event
S2, Resolution, SoundPro
“We”, “S2” or “Resolution” refers to S2 Publications Ltd, owner of the Resolution magazine brand and owner/co-organiser SoundPro sound equipment expo event and the soundpro.org.uk website.
S2 Publications Ltd qualifies as a Data Controller under the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of The European Parliament and of The Council of 27 April 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”)). As such, we aim to comply with all legal obligations which the GDPR implies on Data Controllers.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM OUR READERS?
S2 Publications Ltd may collect and use information of and regarding its readers. We collect only data which is essential to our operations and enables us to provide you with a better experience.
HOW DO WE GATHER INFORMATION FROM READERS?
How we collect and store information depends on the activities in which you elect to participate and the services provided.
We gather information
1) Directly from you through the resolutionmag.com/subscribe portal, where you can elect to subscribe to the Resolution digital newsletter, or sign up for a print subscription, or choose to pay for a digital or print subscription, via a contact form. You may also be asked to provide information when you register for access to certain services – for instance, if you purchase a back issue of the magazine, or if you filled in a form at a SoundPro event.
2) Automatically from the https://www.resolutionmag.com website: This includes your IP address and browsing behaviour. Understanding the way you interact with our site enables us to improve our service to you.
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
We use information held about you in the following ways:
- To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
- To provide you with information or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our services, when you choose to do so.
- To notify you about changes to our services.
- To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us. On this point, S2 believes we have a legitimate interest in retaining information from subscribers to Resolution magazine (in print or in digital form) as defined in the GDPR legislation: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/lawful-basis-for-processing/legitimate-interests/
We may also use your data to provide you with information about services which may be of interest to you and we may contact you about these.
RETENTION OF DATA
We provide some paid products and/or services, primarily paid subscriptions and back issue purchase. In this case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).
RIGHT OF CONSENT WITHDRAWAL
You may withdraw your consent for collecting your personal information at any time. To do so, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
CHANGE OR REVIEW OF INFORMATION
If you would like to review, change or delete personal data we have collected from you or you had submitted or permanently delete your account, please contact us at email@example.com
ACCESSING & CORRECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We take reasonable steps to accurately record the personal information that you provide to us, as well as any subsequent updates.
We encourage you to review, update, and correct the personal information that we maintain about you. You may request that we delete personal data about you that is inaccurate, incomplete, and irrelevant for legitimate purposes, or is being processed in a way which infringes any applicable legal requirements.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We have implemented appropriate measures in the form of various technical, physical and other means, including, but not limited to measures regarding the security of our electronic systems and databases, locks, and fire extinguishing systems. These means aim at improving the integrity and security of the personal information that we collect and maintain. However, please be advised that even the best security measures cannot guarantee the full elimination of all risks. If we learn of any violation, breach or danger to our security systems breach, then we will attempt to notify you electronically so that timely and appropriate protective steps can be taken. Apart from informing you via e-mail, we may post a notice through the Website if a security breach occurs.
Your personal data safety is of utmost importance to us. We review and strive to improve our security measures on a regular basis.
If we detect a breach of our security measures, which has the potential of harming you as individual we will notify you without undue delay.
Our website hosting platform is based in the UK (Memset Ltd). Currently, we do not partner nor sub-contract with anyone who processes information on our behalf outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”). However, we do utilise cloud services that store the information we collect outside of the EEA.
Information about you will be kept secure and it will not be supplied to anyone else, unless we are obliged or permitted by law to disclose it. We do not sell, rent or trade any personal information supplied by you to any third party.
When print copies of Resolution magazine are distributed, subscribers’ personal data (names and addresses) are sent to our mailing partner, Mail International, via a secure server. Mail International is GDPR compliant. http://www.mailint.com
These third parties have access to your personal data only to perform tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
If you have any questions regarding the ways you can control your personal data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
As mentioned, you may at any time review or change the personal information we maintain about you by contacting S2 Publications Ltd. Upon your request, we will delete your contact information and personal data from our active databases.
S2 does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have personal information on a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information from our records.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
The copyrights of our website are the property of S2 Ltd.
Texts, graphics, photographs, animations, videos and clips, visible on the Website are the object of copyright and are part of the intellectual property of S2. Those may not be reproduced, used, presented or represented without an explicit written permission by S2 Publications Ltd. Any distribution of files, obtained by the Users under the Terms and Conditions of the website, or of parts of such files, constitutes a violation of the relevant intellectual property protection laws and is prosecuted by the law.
Nothing contained on this website may be interpreted as granting a license or right of use as a trademark without the prior explicit written consent of S2.
Dave Robinson, publisher
6A Longhurst Road
S2 Publications limited is registered in England no.4375084, VAT no. 791 5890 82
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