SHARP Privacy Statement
Last update: 2/09/18
SHARP Media Group is committed to protecting your privacy and complies with the principles of the relevant data protection regulations.
How we use personal data
SHARP Media Group is continually working to be fully compliant with GDPR regulations as more industry-specific guidelines continue to be released. This falls within a number of different areas.
Advertising and Client Agreements
Organisations and individuals wishing to advertise and work with SHARP Media Group can access our Privacy Statement at any time and also will also be given a contract upon working with us, covering our legitimate interest rights to contact their staff members.
If you contact us through our website enquiry form, we will contact you back using e-mail you supplied.
If you visit our offices, as part of our company policy to ensure you’re safe if there’s a fire or accident, we’ll ask you to sign-in. During that process, we’ll also allow you to opt-in using your e-mail to our online marketing.
Your data and your rights
Under GDPR you have the right to access and amend any of your personal data, including request why we hold it. You are also entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information that we hold. E-mail your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How you can withdraw consent for us to use your data
As mentioned above you can contact Katy Moody on email@example.com to withdraw consent to use your data.
Our security and your data
We are committed to ensuring that all data is secure, in order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have a number of electronic, physical and managerial processes in place to safeguard and secure the information we protect.
For further information about where or how your data is stored contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
No personal data including your name, address or any other contact details are stored by our cookies. The only data collected is our viewing statistics, page views and data associated with using Google Analytics. You can view Google analytics privacy statement here.
What are cookies used for?
How do I disable cookies?
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below: –
For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
- Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”
- Click on the “privacy” tab
- Select the setting the appropriate setting
For Google Chrome:
- Choose Settings> Advanced
- Under “Privacy and security,” click “Content settings”.
- Click “Cookies”
- Choose Preferences > Privacy
- Click on “Remove all Website Data”
For Mozilla firefox:
- Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”
- Click on the icon “privacy”
- Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options
For Opera 6.0 and further:
- Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”
As part of the registration process for out SHARP member’s club, we collect personal information such as your e-mail address, your first name and your last name. We use that information for a couple of reasons: to tell you about additional articles that you may be interested in stuff; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don’t rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.
We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing our data protection officer Katy Moody on email@example.com.
16 and under
We regularly work on news stories with schools and charities and are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 and under. Should we work with individuals under the legal adult age, we will ensure consent from a parent or guardian and ensure consent is collected before recording any personal data.
Transferring information outside Europe
We operate within the UK and transfer no information outside of Europe. The only instance where information may be transferred is through the use of Mailchimp as our newsletter service provider. Please read MailChimp’s privacy notice.
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