Privacy

PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY

Sporting Media Ltd, World of Golf Magazine and worldofgolflive.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy.

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website – sportingmedia.com, for Sporting Media Ltd, for World of Golf Magazine and for worldofgolflive.com

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website. Your IP address is used to gather broad demographic information but can be used in pursuit of copyright damages should you download and use images from the site without our formal written consent.

We use of cookies within the site to keep track of your shopping basket, and to allow you access to registered user only areas of the website so that we deliver content specific to your interests. We never stores personal data in cookies.

Our promise

At Sporting Media Ltd, World of Golf Magazine and worldofgolflive.com we respect your privacy and we promise to:

1. Use your personal information only to provide you with the information you have requested or have agreed to receive.
2. Keep your data safe and secure and process it in a manner that follows your wishes.
3. Use cookies and web beacons (but only those which don’t personally identify you) to improve the quality and relevance of the messages we send you.
4. Assist you to change your mind at any time about the communications you have signed up to receive.
5. Only disclose your data to third parties for marketing purposes when you have said it’s OK to do so.

Contact Forms

Our magazine sites’ membership registration form requires you to provide us with some contact information (e.g. name and email address). We sometimes use this contact information from the registration form to send you information about our company and our products and services.

This contact information is also used to contact you when necessary. If at any time you receive unwanted information from Sporting Media Ltd, World of Golf Magazine and worldofgolflive.com please contact us and we will remove you from our records.

This site contains links to other sites. Sporting Media Ltd, World of Golf Magazine and worldofgolflive.com are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

In some cases, we work with other companies to provide products and services. In such cases we will never share your details directly with another company the only contact made with you will be through us. Our sites uses forms to help us manage requests.

We collect contact information (like email address). Contact information is used to respond to enquiries, or get in touch with you when necessary.

From time to time we may run online surveys which ask for contact information (like email address). We use contact information from our surveys to send information about our company.

We run competitions on our site in which we ask for contact information (like email address). We use contact information from competitions to send information about our company. Contact information is also used to contact you when necessary. Any other information is shared only within Sporting Media Ltd, World of Golf Magazine and worldofgolflive.com unless specified by you with opt in/opt out options provided to you when submitting your information.

Data Security

When you give your personal data to Sporting Media Ltd, World of Golf Magazine or worldofgolflive.com we will process that data in accordance with our responsibilities under the Data Protection Act 1998, and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and other relevant legislation.

We will keep your data safe and secure. To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct usage of information, we monitor and adjust our physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure your personal data while in our care, or in the care of any outside suppliers with whom we may contract to process your data on our behalf. Any outside suppliers are under strict contractual terms to mirror the security policies that we currently have in place.

Public Forums

This site may from time to time include chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All instances of unauthorized attempted access to our site are logged and investigated. Where necessary we will inform law enforcement agencies or other relevant organizations regarding misconduct.

Third party sites

Our site may contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and other third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they 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.

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small information file that is sent to your computer and is stored on your hard drive. If, and only if you have registered with us then your computer will store an identifying cookie which will save you time each time you re-visit our wesites, by remembering your email address for you. You can change the settings on your browser to prevent cookies being stored on your computer without your explicit consent. Sending us an email does not constitute registering with us.

What we do with your data – and what we don’t do

We will process the data you supply in order to process your magazine subscription and to provide any other service you have requested when you sign up on our website. We will only use your personal data for the purposes you have permitted and we will not share it for marketing purposes outside of Sporting Media Ltd, World of Golf Magazine or worldofgolflive.com unless you have given us permission to do so.

Choice/Opt-Out

Our site provides you with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners at the point where we request contact information from you.

To remove information from our database and prevent you receiving email communications from us in the future, you can:

send your request by email to info@sportingmedia.com

or send a letter clearly identifying yourself and asking that we remove you from our database.

Letters should be sent to:
Sporting Media Ltd
26 Bloomsbury Street
London
WC1B 3QJ

Corrections/Updates

To change or modify information previously provided, you can:
send your request by email to info@sportingmedia.com and provide the correct information.
send a letter clearly identifying yourself and asking that we correct or update our database.

Letters should be sent to:

Sporting Media Ltd
26 Bloomsbury Street
London
WC1B 3QJ

Updating and accessing your information

You have a right under the Data Protection Act 1998 to see what information we hold about you, subject to certain conditions. If you want to exercise this right, you should make an application to us in writing. We may ask you to provide us with sufficient information so that we can be sure of your identity. We also reserve the right to make a charge of £10 for providing you with the information you are requesting. If you would like to proceed with a request to see what data we hold about you, please write to

The Data Protection Compliance Officer
Sporting Media Ltd
26 Bloomsbury Street
London
WC1B 3QJ

We hope you will enjoy the communications we send you, but if at any time you change your mind, you may unsubscribe to our email or mobile messaging, by following the instructions we give you at the time we broadcast a message to you. If you have given us permission to write to you or to phone you with marketing messages, you may change your mind by writing to

The Data Protection Compliance Officer
Sporting Media Ltd
26 Bloomsbury Street
London
WC1B 3QJ

If we do not hear otherwise from you, we will assume that the information you provide to us is accurate and up-to-date and we will continue to use the information to send you the communications you have requested.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can:

send your question by email to info@sportingmedia.com

send your question in a letter.

Letters should be sent to:

Privacy Notifications
Sporting Media Ltd
26 Bloomsbury Street
London
WC1B 3QJ
Tel: 020 7277 7292
Fax: 020 7277 7253
info@sportingmedia.com

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