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Privacy Policy

INTRODUCTION

This Privacy Notice describes how Farming Monthly Ltd uses and takes care of the personal information that we collect.

At Farming Monthly Ltd, we take the privacy and security of your personal information very seriously. We will never sell your information to third parties and the sensitive business information you provide will be treated as ‘commercial in confidence’ by us. We commit to protect and respect any personal information you share with us, or that we legitimately get about you from other organisations. We will be clear when we collect your information and not to do anything you wouldn’t reasonably expect.

COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We will generally let you know at the time of collection how we intend to use your personal information. Usually, we collect personal information about you which we require to respond to your enquiries for payment processing and for the provision of goods and services to you. We also process your personal information where we are required to do so by law, and for the exercise or defence of legal claims.

From time to time, we may contact you for research purposes, or to tell you about our special offers and other services in accordance with your contact preferences. Where appropriate, we will obtain your consent to do so.

Personal information collected from you may include your name, payment processing information, postal address, email address, landline or mobile telephone number, delivery details as well as other non sensitive personal information. If you use our websites, we may also collect information about you or your computer when you browse to allow you to use the services available.

WEBSITE USAGE & COOKIES

If you are using our websites, we will use your personal information to help you to log on to your account and into restricted areas of our websites and to permit future use of the websites. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, or to administer our web sites. We may conduct analyses of user traffic to measure the use of our sites and to improve the content of our web sites and our services. These analyses will be performed through the use of IP addresses and cookies. We may also use cookies to enable the signing in process after you have registered with us and to provide you with more tailored information when you return to our web sites. A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance. If you reject the use of cookies please note that the efficient operation of the web site that you are using may be affected.

Most of the advertisements that you see on the websites are generated by third parties who may use cookies to track viewing of their advertisements and for other purposes specified in their own privacy policies. We have no access to or control over these cookies (although we may use statistical information provided to us – not containing personal information – arising from these third party cookies to improve the targeting of advertisements to you and other users of the websites). You can obtain further information about third party privacy policies or disable their cookies by visiting their websites.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

Remembering your preferences – Certain web pages provide you with the option to customise pages and/or settings within a web page. A cookie is used to store that information so that the site can remember what settings were changed the next time you return to that page.

Signing In – When you sign in a cookie is used so that you do not have to sign in to every page that you go to.

Advertisements – We may use cookies to ensure that you do not have to see the same popup advertisements repeated over and over again within a short period of time and for tracking purposes. See Advertisements below for more details.

Analytics – We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.

These are the cookies that we use:

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Description

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When you click “Accept” on the Cookie Info Bar, a cookie is set in order to remember your preference and not show the bar again.

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Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website. Google Analytics stores IP address anonamously on its servers in the US, and neither Farming Monthly Ltd or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.

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Twitter cookies enabling social media sharing.

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Farming Monthly uses Google DoubleClick to measure the effectiveness of its online marketing campaigns and to serve relevant advertising.

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How to disable cookies:

You should be able to access information on how to disable cookies by going to the “Help” section of your browser. Alternatively, take a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Advertisements

Advertisements on our site may be provided by another organization. Our advertising partner will serve ads that it believes are most likely to be of interest to you, based on information about your visit to this and other websites (this information is anonymous in that it does not include your name, street address, e-mail address or telephone number). In order to do this, our advertising partner may need to place a cookie on your computer. For more information about this type of online behavioral advertising, about cookies, and about how to turn this features off, please visit http://www.youronlinechoices.co.uk

For more detailed information on our Cookies Policy and the cookies we place on your machine please click here: Cookies Policy

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

THIRD PARTY

We will only disclose personal information about you internally and to third parties for processing purposes associated with payment processing, the supply of goods and services, for web site administration, or elsewhere when you have consented to such disclosures, or where such disclosures are required or permitted by law. These third parties we contractually bound only to use personal information to perform the services that we hire them to provide. Where you have agreed that we may do so, we may lease or rent your personal information to selected third parties for their postal or telephone marketing use.

TRANSFER OF DATA

Third party data processors, advertisers, exhibitors and other such business relationships outside of the EEA, are required to take adequate technical and organisational safeguards to protect personal information. We also take measures to ensure that personal information transferred by us outside of the EEA is adequately protected.

EMAIL CAPTURE

Farming Monthly Ltd may from time to time send updates about Farming Monthly National and other relevant Farming Monthly Ltd products and services. Your email will not be given to 3rd parties. By providing your email address you consent to being contacted by email for direct marketing purposes by Farming Monthly Ltd.

MOBILE PHONE CAPTURE

Farming Monthly Ltd may collect your phone number in relation to competition entry, when taking out subscription to the magazine or other relevant business purposes. We may require this additional information in order to make contact should you win a prize, should we have difficulty in processing payment or other issues related to information processing. We promise not to share this information with any third parties and to only use it in direct relation to the above.

SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use administrative, technical, and physical measures to safeguard personal information against loss, theft and unauthorised uses, access or modifications. Certain areas of our web sites may be password protected. If you are a user of our web sites and have a password, you can help to preserve your privacy by ensuring that you do not share your password with anyone else.

Payments made via our web sites are processed in a secure environment using software provided by Stripe or other third party providers. We keep no details of credit cards on our servers.

We take steps to regularly validate the personal information we hold to ensure that the information is accurate and, where necessary, up to date. Information that is no longer required for any valid business purpose, and that we are not required to keep pursuant to any applicable law, will be routinely destroyed by secure means.

MAKING AUTOMATED DECISIONS

We do not ordinarily use personal information for the purposes of automated decision making. However, may do so in order to fulfil compelling obligations imposed by law, in which case we will inform of any such processing and provide you with an opportunity to object.

ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION

You may renew and update personal information that we hold about you by contacting us as detailed below.

CONTACTING US

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, you can email at support@farmingmonthly.com or write to the Data Protection Co-ordinator, Farming Monthly Ltd, 15-17 Dugdale Street, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV11 5QJ.

CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to add to or amend this privacy policy at our sole discretion, without prior notice to you. Please review our privacy policy on a regular basis to make sure you have read the latest version and you understand what we do with your personal information. Your continued use of our services or our web sites following the posting of changes to these terms means that you consent to those changes.

This version of the privacy policy is effective as of May 1st, 2018.

 

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