This Privacy Notice explains how StoryCode (“StoryCode” “we” or “us”) looks after your personal information. We have a responsibility to ensure it is held and processed securely and in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998, the General Data Protection Regulations 2019 and all associated legislation.
1. What information do we collect and why?
We collect the following information:–
- If you subscribe to StoryCode Magazine, we collect your email address in order to email each issue of the magazine to you. You can unsubscribe at any time.
- If you fill out the contact form on our website, we collect your name, email address and the contents of your message so that we can respond to your enquiry.
- If you attend a StoryCode event, meet with us, talk to us on the phone or if you are referred to us by a third party, we may collect contact details, such as your email address, telephone number, job title and organisation, and any information you choose to share with us. We collect this information in order to communicate with you and to provide our services.
- If you are a client or supplier, we hold billing information.
- We use Google Analytics on our website. This collects non-personally identifiable information about your computer hardware and software (IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring website address) to provide us with general information about how our website is used.
- We collect the above information directly from you, from third parties who refer you to us and from online sources such as Google Analytics and cookies.
2. What are our legal grounds for processing this information?
- Consent – when you sign up for our magazine, you consent to us processing your information for the purpose of providing our magazine to you.
- Legitimate Interests – to provide subscribers with our magazine; to respond to enquiries; to provide, improve and develop our services; to contact you about events; to develop business relationships; to identify and advance new business opportunities; to help us evaluate and develop our marketing strategy; to understand how people are using our website and interacting with its contents.
3. Sharing data
We may share information with third parties who provide services to us, such as accountants, lawyers and designers. We only provide them with the information they need in order to deliver the specific service. They are not be permitted to use that information for any other purpose. We may also share information with other third parties if required and permitted by law.
4. Data storage and retention
We look after your information on our own hard drives and data storage systems. We also use third party tools, such as cloud storage and email marketing software. We will retain your data for as long as you agree to receive marketing from us (you can opt out at any time) or for as long as we have a legitimate interest in retaining it.
5. Your rights
You have a number of rights in relation to your information. You can:–
- ask us for copies of your information
- request rectification of incorrect or incomplete personal data
- object to processing of your data
- request erasure of your personal data
- request restriction of processing of your personal data
- request portability of your personal data
6. Contact information
If you have any questions about how we look after your data or if you would like to make a request in relation to the data we hold about you, please contact our Data Protection Officer:–
+44 (0) 203 962 2021
86 – 90 Paul Street
Some people think the name ‘cookies’ originates from the story of Hansel and Gretel, who marked their path through the woods by leaving a trail of cookie crumbs. Internet cookies mark your journey through the internet with information crumbs.
We use the following cookies on our website:–
- Session Cookies
These cookies are essential for the website to function and will be set regardless of whether you allow other cookies. These cookies are not stored on your computer and will be deleted when you close your web browser.
- Functionality Cookies
We use functionality cookies to monitor traffic on our website, measure the success of our marketing campaigns and enable you to interact with social media while on our site.
- Performance Cookies
These cookies help us improve our website by showing us which are the most frequently viewed pages. Performance cookies do not collect information that identifies you personally.
- Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, which collects non-personally identifiable information about your computer hardware and software (IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring website address). This provides us with general information about how our website is used.
2. How to manage cookies
You can manage and delete cookies by changing your browser settings. You can find out more about cookies on the Information Commissioner’s webpage about cookies or at allaboutcookies.org or aboutcookies.org. You can find out how to manage cookies on different browsers at https://www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-control-cookies/ and how to delete cookies at https://www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-delete-cookies/. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, you can visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Blocking cookies may reduce the functionality of a website or prevent access, depending on the browser options which are selected.
Our website contains general information based on English law. Although we try to ensure it is accurate and up-to-date, you should seek and take appropriate advice before taking or refraining from any action. We do not accept liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience that occurs as a result of you using this website or its contents.
StoryCode is a limited liability company incorporated in England & Wales. No. 09436482. VAT Registration Number: 205546034. Registered Office: 86 – 90 Paul Street, Hoxton, London, EC2A 4NE.
© 2021 StoryCode