EMC Privacy Policy

At the English and Media Centre we are committed to ensuring and protecting your privacy at any time you are on our website or communicate electronically with our personnel.

1. Information We Collect from You

Data can be collected and processed when our website is in operation by you. The following are approved methods of collection:

1.1 By registering an account on the English and Media Centre website, you confirm you are happy for EMC to store and use your personal data for the purposes of contract fulfilment (for example, providing access to the subscription area of the magazine websites; providing access to previously purchased downloadable publications).

1.2 Traffic data, weblogs, location data, and any other communication can be collected. These details come from your visit to our site and any resource tools you use while on the site.

1.3 Any communication on our website (for example comments on blogs) or to personnel allows us to collect information.

2. Use of Your Information

2.1 We will never disclose your personal information to a third party.

2.2 Notification re changes or improvements may be sent to you in regards to product or service changes that could affect our service to you.

2.3 Existing customers can be contacted on the topic of goods or services related to a previous sale, if we feel you might be interested in these additional topics.

3. Use and Storage of Your Personal Data

3.1 By registering an account on the English and Media Centre website, you confirm you are happy for EMC to store and use your personal data for the purposes of contract fulfilment (for example, providing access to the subscription area of the magazine websites; providing access to previously purchased downloadable publications).

3.2 If you have opted in to ‘News about EMC’, we will use your information to keep you up to date with EMC news, blogs, courses, publications. If you have chosen not to opt in to ‘News about EMC’ we will only email or write to you to fulfil the terms of our contract with you.

3.3 We do not store payment details on our site. We use Worldpay (provided by RBS) to ensure secure processing of financial transactions.

3.4 We never pass on information to 3rd parties.

4. Use of Cookies

4.1 Circumstances may arise when we may need to gather information about your computer to help provide appropriate services or products to you.

4.2 The facts collected about you are statistical only. No identifying information will be shared about our visitors and how they made use of our site. No personal details will ever be shared.

4.3 Cookies are used to collect general online usage by using a cookie file. If used this cookie file is downloaded without prompting. It will be placed on your hard drive with information transferred to the hard drive allowing the cookies to be used for data collection. A cookie is used to improve any services/ products, or overall website characteristic we offer you.

4.4 Any computer has the option to decline cookies. Your web browser options include an ‘enable’ button to decline cookies.

5. Altering Your Preferences

5.1 If you no longer want to be contacted by EMC (for reasons other than the fulfilment of our contract with you), please email web@englishandmedia.co.uk

5.2 You will always continue to receive emails for transactional actions that you perform on the site. These include things like signature confirmation and payment receipts that we send for your review and records.

6. Removing Your Data/Deleting Your Account

6.1 To remove your data from our system, we will need to delete your account. This will prevent you accessing previously purchased downloads or active magazine subscriptions associated with the account. If you would like your account deleting, please email web@englishandmedia.co.uk from the email address associated with your account.

7. Third Party Links

7.1 Links might be discovered on our site that belong to third parties. Any third party website on our site has a privacy policy. You should check their terms. We do not accept liability or responsibility for their privacy policies, based on our lack of control over these third party links.

8. Access to Information

8.1 Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation GDPR (2018), you have the right to find out what data is held about you by different organisations. Please email web@englishandmedia.co.uk to gain details about information we hold on you.

9. Contacting Us

9.1 We welcome and hope you do not hesitate to make any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy. Please contact us at web@englishandmedia.co.uk