HOW DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM YOU?We obtain your details when you use our website, for example, when you download the latest edition of our magazine, contact us about our products/services or if you subscribe to Elite Business and/or our weekly e-Newsletter. We also may collect your details upon meeting at an event, or within a phone call.
WHAT TYPE OF INFORMATION IS COLLECTED FROM YOU?The personal data we collect from you may include: your name, address, email address, contact number(s) and IP address. We also may collect information from you surrounding your ‘area of interest(s)’ this includes what content/services that are of interest to you, as well as pages you have visited on our website. If you pay to subscribe to Elite Business, your payment details are not held by us, it is collected by a third party payment secure payment provider. Under GDPR we will ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights. We will only process your personal data if at least one of the following bases applies: • you have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes; • processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at the request of you prior to entering into a contract; • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject; • processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or of another natural person; • processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller; and/or • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party such as our credit card payment processing, except where such interests are overridden by the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child.
WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION AND CAN THIRD PARTIES ACCESS YOUR INFORMATION?We will not sell or rent your information to third parties, nor will we share your information with third parties for marketing purposes. We may occasionally send e-Communications to you, or advertise third parties services via our own website, e-Communications or magazines however your details are not then shared. Third party service providers working on our behalf: Occasionally, service providers, agents or subcontractors may be given your information for the purpose of completing tasks and providing our services to you on our behalf (for example, requesting that you update your preferences). When we use third party service providers, we will only disclose information that is relevant and vital to completing the requested task in order to deliver the agreed service. To ensure that your data is protected when working with third party service providers we have a contract in place that requires them to securely handle your data and doesn’t allow them to use your information for theirs or any other company or individual’s marketing purposes. These are the third parties that have access to your personal data: dotmailer Limited, whose registered office is at No 1 London Bridge, London, SE1 9BG. Registered in England and Wales under company number: 03762341; SurveyMonkey UK Ltd Sixth Floor, One London Wall, London EC2Y 5EB. Company number: 08809262; Fusemetrix Group Limited, Bell House Seebeck Place, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, MK5 8FR. Company number: 09284035. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under GDPR and the law. When you subscribe to Elite Business, providing you are requiring a paid subscription, your payment is processed by a secure payment provider. If you have any questions regarding our provider, PayPal, please contact us. We may transfer your collected data to storage outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may be processed outside the EEA to fulfil your order and deal with payment. By giving us your personal data, you agree to this arrangement. We will do what we reasonably can to keep your data secure. Data is owned by Channel Edge Media Ltd and kept securely. In the instance that Channel Edge Media Ltd was to be sold in its entirety or by individual asset, merged with another company, was legally required to disclose or share your personal data to comply with any legal obligation or otherwise restructured we will take all necessary steps with the aim of ensuring your data is protected.
16 OR UNDER AND PARENTAL GUIDANCEWe would recommend that any user of our website and/or subscriber is of a minimum age of 16 in order to find the content and services of interest. If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission before sharing any personal data or information with Channel Edge Media Ltd.
AUTOMATED DECISION-MAKING AND PROFILINGIn the event that we use personal data for the purposes of automated decision-making and those decisions have a legal (or similarly significant effect) on you, you have the right to challenge to such decisions under GDPR, requesting human intervention, expressing their own point of view, and obtaining an explanation of the decision from us. The right described above does not apply in the following circumstances: • the decision is necessary for the entry into, or performance of, a contract between you and us; • the decision is authorised by law; or • you have given your explicit consent. Where we use your personal data for profiling purposes, the following shall apply: • Clear information explaining the profiling will be provided, including its significance and the likely consequences; • Appropriate mathematical or statistical procedures will be used; • Technical and organisational measures necessary to minimise the risk of errors and to enable such errors to be easily corrected shall be implemented; and • All personal data processed for profiling purposes shall be secured in order to prevent discriminatory effects arising out of profiling.