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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 

  1. INTRODUCTION

AE3 Media Limited is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of Use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

Any data held is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679). GDPR, (“the Act”), the data controller is AE3 Media Limited of Lincoln House, 296-302 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7JH.

Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Lorraine Francisco.

  1. LEGAL BASIS FOR DATA PROCESSING

For our publishing activities under the Mortgage Solutions and Specialist Lending Solutions brands, we have chosen Legitimate Interest as the legal basis for which we are processing your data. We have undertaken a Legitimate Interest Assessment to verify that this is the most appropriate course of action to process your data.

 

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our sites, and which may be amended from time to time (“our sites“). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our email newsletter service, registration to an event or requesting further publishing services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
  • Information that you provide to third party sites and which is publicly available to access.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys or feedback forms that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
  1. IP ADDRESSES

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.

  1. COOKIES

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to operate. The cookies we use can be grouped into four separate categories:

  • Strictly necessary
  • Performance
  • Functionality
  • Targeting

Strictly Necessary

‘Strictly Necessary’ cookies allow you to navigate the website and use essential features like secure areas and online registration. These cookies don’t gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet.

Since these cookies are essential in our being able to guarantee the performance of our website, should you disable them we won’t be able to ensure your security or predict how our website will perform during your visit.

 

Performance

This type of cookie collects information about how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. The information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our website works, gauge what interests our users and assess the effectiveness of advertising.

 

Functionality

This type of cookie remembers your preferences for tools found on our websites, so you don’t have to re-set them each time you visit. Some of them are managed by third parties. They may for instance determine whether you see the latest or oldest comments made in relation to an article first.

 

Targeting

These cookies are used to analyse what advertising might be most relevant to a user of the website based on the areas of the website that the user visits.

 

Please note that any advertisers featured on our site may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our sites.

 

 

  1. WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA working for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

  1. USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION

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, products or services from within the AE3 Media portfolio which we feel may interest you.
  • To provide your details to carefully chosen advertisers and sponsors and other third parties so that they can contact you for marketing purposes.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.

We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by post, email, telephone, or social media.

  1. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may disclose your personal information to any relevant part of our business.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If AE3 Media or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of AE3 Media, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  1. YOUR RIGHTS

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

We regularly review and, where necessary, update our privacy information. If we plan to use personal data for a new purpose, we update our privacy information and communicate the changes to individuals before starting any new processing.

 

You have the right to ask us about the processing of your personal data.

 

Right of access

We have a process in place which enables any individual for whom we are processing their data to access their data under the GDPR. We will provide confirmation that their data is being processed; access to their personal data; and other supplementary information. An individual can make a request for right of access verbally or in writing. AE3 Media will respond to a request of this nature within one calendar month

 

Right to rectification

The GDPR includes a right for individuals to have inaccurate personal data rectified or completed if it is incomplete. An individual can make a request for rectification verbally or in writing. Should an individual submit a request, AE3 Media will respond to a request within one calendar month.

 

Right to Erasure

The GDPR introduces a right for individuals to have personal data erased. The right to erasure is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’. Individuals can make a request for erasure verbally or in writing. Should an individual make a request, AE3 Media will respond to the request within one month.

 

Right to restrict processing

Individuals have the right to request the restriction or suppression of their personal data.

When processing is restricted, AE3 Media will store the individuals’ personal data, but not use it.

An individual can make a request for restriction verbally or in writing. AE3 Media respond to any request within one calendar month.

 

Should you wish to exercise your right to any of the above, please email the data controller at AE3 Media, Lorraine Francisco, on Lorraine.francisco@ae3media.co.uk

 

 

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.

 

CONTACT

Questions, comments, and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to lorraine.francisco@ae3media.co.uk.

 

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