Privacy Policy – Alex Media Limited

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Introduction

This policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore, the way alexMEDIA Limited processes, stores and protects user data and information via this website, our Newsletter and our CRM platform will also be detailed within this policy.

This Website is owned by Alex Media Limited, a company registered in England.

When you visit a Alex Rene Martin (ARM) website, we will use cookies to give you the best experience on our website (and to keep it free!). Cookies are small text files stored on your device. The information collected does not usually directly identify you; oftentimes, the information is tied to a cookie ID, advertising ID, IP address, or similar online/device identifier.

As your data controller, we respect your right to privacy and allow you to choose which types of cookies you would prefer to use (unless such cookies are considered “strictly necessary”). Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our default settings. Keep in mind that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of our sites and the services we are able to offer. The cookie settings that you choose will be remembered whenever you visit any of ARM’s sites and you may change your settings at any time. Please see our Cookie Policy for more information, including a link to change your settings.

Of course, we will need to use a cookie to remember the settings that you have chosen within this cookie privacy manager. This will have a couple of consequences:

• If you delete all your cookies, you will have to update your settings with us again.

• If you use a different device or browser, you will have to tell us your settings again.

We take user privacy seriously and take reasonable efforts to protect it. We have created this Privacy Policy (hereafter “Policy”) in order to share with you our information collection and use practices. AS MORE CLEARLY DEFINED HEREIN, WE WILL NEVER KNOWINGLY SELL OR ASSIGN YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITHOUT YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND/OR APPROVAL. Please read this Policy carefully before sharing any personally identifiable information described below.

By using, registering or placing an enquiry on this website at https://www.alexrenemartin.com, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy. Since this is a growing web site and because Internet technologies are constantly evolving, this Policy is subject to change at any time and any changes will be posted on this page.

For the purposes of the Data Protection act 2018 and GDPR 2018, the Data Controller is Alex Martin of 33 St Mary’s Road, London, United Kingdom, SE15 2EA, (hello@alexrenemartin.com).

The GDPR is Europe’s new privacy regulation. It gives you control over the data that organisations have about you and how they market to you.

At alexMEDIA, we take data seriously and do all we can to comply with the rules outlined by GDPR. This page outlines the approaches we take. If you have any questions or queries, please send us an email to hello@alexrenemartin.com – all feedback is welcome.

What personally identifiable information does Alex Media Limited collect and how is it used?

When you visit, register or make an enquiry on https://www.alexrenemartin.com you may be asked to, or of your own volition, provide information from which you can be identified, including your name (first name and surname), email address and other technical data such as the IP address of the machine you use. Alex Media Limited will not collect such information from users while they use the web site unless they voluntarily provide it to us and authorise us to collect such information. Users may provide other information about themselves from which they can be identified.

Alex Media Limited only uses cookies to enable you to have a better experience with the Boss Your Brand podcast and all other content on our site. We use those cookies to avoid showing you irrelevant content.

We do not serve ads to our site visitors using any third-party tools. When we run ads on Facebook, we may use audience data to serve you and people like you ads based on your visits to our sites. Facebook’s Data Policy provides much more information on how your Facebook data is used on their platform

At any time, you can opt out of hearing from us. You can always opt out of the collection and use of your information online. Check out these two resources to help you: YourAdChoices or Your Online Choices

alexMEDIA is all about helping you bridge the gap between content creation and social media advertising. As we are all about sharing value, it’s difficult for you to engage with us if you do not hear from us. All of our content is free, and you’re welcome to interact with it without subscribing. You can, and always have been able to, use third party tools, RSS or even incognito browsers to interact with our free materials.

What non-personally identifiable information does Alex Media Limited collect and how is it used?

Alex Media Limited collects and tracks certain non-personally identifiable information, including, but not limited to, IP numbers and browser type, access times, domain names, usage habits and other information which does not specifically identify any individual.

Why we collect your data

Alex Media Limited collects this data to help:

  • track our users engagement activity
  • ensure our contact details are up to date
  • Ensure we are creating the most relevant and useful content
  • Ensure we are connecting with the most relevant individuals
  • respond to any actions, questions, feedback or queries that you’ve raised with

Performance cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. These cookies may collect IP address and generate a randomised unique identifier to analyse how frequently a visitor revisits the same site and other metrics such as page views, referral website (i.e., which site the visitor came from), and bounce metrics. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personalised experience on our site based on your previous visits and selections, such as language preferences, remembering log-in details, and other conveniences. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Does Alex Media Limited have a newsletter?

Alex Media Limited regularly sends out a Newsletter via email to all registered users (unless they have ‘unsubscribed’). In these Newsletters, we may inform you about new products and content from Alex Media Limited and any upcoming events or special promotions.

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through email marketing service (EMS) provider. An EMS is a third-party service provider of software/applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.

Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations, will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time.

Our EMS provider is Mailchimp. We hold the following information about you within our EMS system:

  • Email address
  • First Name
  • Subscription time & date

Users may choose to unsubscribe from the Newsletter at any time by sending an email to Customer Service at hello@alexrenemartin.com or by clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ button from the bottom of any newsletter.

What is GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new, Europe-wide law that replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 in the UK. It is part of the wider package of reform to the data protection landscape that includes the Data Protection Bill. The GDPR sets out requirements for how organisations will need to handle personal data from 25 May 2018.

What does GDPR mean for you?

We’re treating everyone as if they lived in the EU. This means that if you’re reading this, you can:

  • Ask for a copy of the personal data we’ve collected about you (email address, first name and surname)
  • Request that we stop sending you direct marketing messages.
    Simply unsubscribe or stop following alexMEDIA and we’ll stop sending updates. Our goal is to offer social media value not to profit from your data.

Where is the website located?

Alex Media Limited website is maintained in the United Kingdom. If you are located outside of the United Kingdom, by using the website, you authorise the import of your information and its use, as specified in this Policy.

What is the minimum age to use this website?

Use of https://www.alexrenemartin.com and products/services are intended for persons who are eighteen (18) years or older or Company entities.

If proof comes to the attention of Alex Media Limited that an individual user is under the age of eighteen (18) years, and is accessing our services and/or products without the consent, approval or authorisation of their parents or legal guardian or other person with legally recognised parental authority, Alex Media Limited will immediately terminate such account.

Where can I access this policy?

This Policy is accessible from the ALL pages of Alex Media Limited web site (https://alexrenemartin.com), under the ‘Privacy Policy’ link within the footer.

Our Promise

We’ll continue to educate, give value and work with our readers the best we can to ensure your experience with alexMEDIA is a great one.

If you have any questions, please get in touch here: hello@alexrenemartin.com