Hurricane Media UK Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This policy explains how we use the information we collect about you.
Please read the following carefully to understand our practices with regard to your personal data and how it used. By submitting your information, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy.
Use and storage of your information
We use your personal information to communicate with you, to provide you with the assistance and services that you request, and to adapt and tailor our services and website to better meet your needs. We collect personal information about you when you provide it to us, such as through our website and its features, when you contact us directly by email, phone, in writing, live chat or social media, when you order our services, or when we meet you at events.
- We will only collect and retain relevant and essential data.
- We will store your information safely and securely, protecting it from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure.
- We will ensure that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.
- We will destroy your information securely.
- We will work hard to keep your personal data up to date.
- We will comply fully with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force in the UK from 25 May 2018. You can find out more about GDPR at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
Information collected about you via the website
We collect personal information about you when you provide it to us, such as through our website and its features, when you contact us directly by email, phone, in writing, live chat or social media, when you order our services, or when we meet you at events. We also collect information about your use our website with cookies and similar technologies.
We collect certain personal information about you if you provide your details when using the website, for example if you register on the mailing list, sign up to be emailed content such as ebook or whitepaper, or contact us via a form or live chat.
Cookies are small anonymous text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. We use Google Analytics cookies to track anonymous usage statistics and do not collect any personal information that can be used to identify you. This helps us analyse data about website usage and make improvements to the user experience.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org
Using Website Forms
When you get in touch via the contact forms on the website, we ask you to provide your name and email address along with your message.
We use this information to reply to your enquiry. We do not pass on your personal information to third-party companies unless it is required to solve your enquiry and will ask your permission before we do so.
Links on the website
The website contains links to external websites over which we have no control. We are not responsible for their privacy policies and encourage you to review them in order to understand how they collect, use and share your personal information.
Security of personal data
Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised access. If any personal data is accidentally lost, altered or destroyed, we have a backup system in place to recover it.
Disclosure of your data
In general we do not share your data with third parties, and if we do, it will be with your permission.
There are several instances where 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 Hurricane Media UK Ltd or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its members will be one of the transferred assets.
Access to your information
You have the right to access the data that we have collected on you and have this data removed from our systems. Please note that in certain circumstances we may withhold access to your personal information where we have the right to do so under current data protection legislation.