Privacy & Cookies

This magazine and website is published by Spiral Earth whose address is 3 Silver Street, Witcham, Ely Cambs CB6 2LF

The terms “I”, “we”, “us”, “our” and “ours” when used in this Privacy Statement mean the website www.spiralearth.co.uk. The terms “you”, “your” and “yours” when used in this Privacy Statement mean any user of this website.

IMPORTANT: BY SUBMITTING PERSONAL DATA TO US AND/OR BY USING OUR WEBSITE YOU GIVE YOUR CONSENT THAT ALL PERSONAL DATA THAT YOU SUBMIT MAY BE PROCESSED BY US IN THE MANNER AND FOR THE PURPOSES DESCRIBED BELOW.

Scope of Privacy Statement
We are committed to the privacy and confidentiality of information provided by you to us. This Privacy Statement describes our current policies and practices with regard to Personal Data collected by us from you directly and/or through the website to the extent that such Personal Data is protected by applicable European data protection laws. The term “Personal Data” refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, e-mail address or mailing address.

Notification of changes to Privacy Statement
We are continually improving our methods of communication and adding new functionality and features to this website and to our existing products and services. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, our data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, we will update this statement and the local data authority where required by law of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently.

Collection of Personal Data including e-mail addresses
You may choose to enter competitions, subscribe to our email newsletter or receive additional information from us. When you enter a competition or request additional information, we request personal information about you such as your name, postal address, e-mail address and telephone number. We may also ask for demographic information to enable us to provide a personalised service to you. The information you provide is either manually or electronically stored in our databases.

Use of Personal Data
We will use your Personal Data to fulfil your requests and we will ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes. Where we send you information for any purpose, it may be sent by e-mail or post.

Unsubscribe
We hope you will be delighted with our products and services. However, if you do not wish to receive e-mails from us and want to be removed from our electronic mailing list, please use the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of every electronic newsletter, or e-mail us at the address given below with “Email Unsubscribe” in the subject heading.

Anonymous data collected through this website
In addition to the information we collect as described above, we use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our website. For example, our web server automatically logs which pages of our website our visitors view, their IP addresses and which web browsers our visitors use. This technology does not identify you personally, it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our website.

Our website contains hyperlinks to other pages on our website. We may use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages on our website our visitors choose to view. Again this technology does not identify you personally – it simply enables us to compile statistics about the use of these hyperlinks.

Cookies
This site uses cookies to help improve its functionality and to serve relevant content for users. If you are unhappy you should either not use the site or delete its cookies after visiting the site. Alternatively you could use the anonymous usage option in your browser, such as “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” in Internet Explorer and “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari.

A number of cookies are used on this site for a variety of reasons. Using cookies helps us to understand user needs, provide personalised content, improve functionality and match relevant content and services with users.

If you want to know more about cookies and how to control or delete them, please visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains detailed guidance for users.

Essential Cookies
Essential cookies help users to navigate the website, and are used for secure shopping and checkouts. Essential cookies can help load pages quickly, facilitate secure online transactions and retain the contents of your shopping cart when you continue shopping or navigate away from the page. Without cookies online shopping might not be possible.

Analytical Performance Cookies
Analytics cookies are used to monitor website performance and user behaviour. They allow us to improve the website, providing better content for users and to identify areas in need of maintenance. Performance cookies can help us to identify the most popular products/services/content and present this content more prominently for returning users.

Behavioural Advertising & Third Party Cookies
Behavioural advertising cookies may be used by advertisers or sponsors to serve tailored advertising to users. Online behavioural advertising provides relevant advertising for users, based on interests and previous web browsing activity.
We don’t control to cookies places on your computer by third party advertisers.

Controling Your Cookies
If you do not want to use cookies on this website, you can modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. Browser settings give users full control over their cookies, and you should be able to permit the use of cookies, prevent their use or delete them. Browsers can be set to not accept any cookies at all, but many websites will not be able to function without cookies and it can slow down your online browsing activities.

IP Address
This site also tracks the IP addresses of its users. An IP Address is a number that identifies an Internet Service Provider and user country. IP addresses do not contain personal information and help us to build a picture of who visits the site.

Disclosure of your Personal Data
We do not share, sell or distribute your Personal Data with unrelated third parties, except as otherwise provided for in this Privacy Statement and under these limited circumstances:

In order to provide you with the information or products which you have requested, Personal Data may occasionally be transferred or shared with third parties who act for us for further processing in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected or for purposes to which you have subsequently consented. For example, competition winners will require tickets to be mailed to them or their names put on guestlists.

We may share, transfer or disclose the information in our databases and server logs to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, interacting with anti-fraud databases, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this website, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of our sale, merger, reorganisation, dissolution or similar event. We will inform you of any such transfer or disclosure as required by law.

Where appropriate, before disclosing Personal Data to a third party, we contractually require the third party to take adequate precautions to protect that data and to comply with applicable law.

Data access and corrections
Upon receipt of your written request and enough information to permit us to identify your Personal Data, we will disclose to you the Personal Data we hold about you, for which we may make a charge up to the maximum as allowed by applicable law. We will also correct, amend or delete any Personal Data that is inaccurate and notify any third party recipients of the necessary changes. You may update any information you have given to us by contacting us at the addresses given below.

Requests to delete Personal Data are subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document retention obligations imposed on us.

Links to other websites
This website may contain hyperlinks to websites that are not operated by us. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party websites or any association with their operators. We do not control these websites and are not responsible for their data or privacy practices. We urge you to review any privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any Personal Data about yourself.

Transfer of data abroad
If you are visiting this website from a country other than the country in which our servers are located, currently England, the various communications will necessarily result in the transfer of information across international boundaries.

By visiting this website and communicating electronically with us, you consent to the processing and transfer of your Personal Data as set out in this Privacy Statement.

Governing Law
The laws of England and Wales govern any controversy or claim of whatever nature arising out of or relating to the use of this website and magazine, without regard to any conflict of laws provisions. All actions or proceedings arising out of or relating to this Privacy Statement, its validity, performance, enforcement or breach, or the subject matter of this Privacy Statement may be heard in the courts of England and Wales and you hereby irrevocably consent and submit yourself to the personal jurisdiction of said courts for all such purposes. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we retain the right to bring legal proceedings in any jurisdiction where we believe that breach of this agreement is taking place or originating.

Competition Terms and Conditions

1. How to enter Competition:
– answer the questions, and enter your details
– click ‘Submit’, or email your contact details if that is requested

2. Entrants not filling in all details will be disqualified

3. Selected entries may have their answers posted on the the site with their name.

4. By entering you will be signed up to the Spiralearth.co.uk email newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time.

5. Closing dates are as specified on each competition; all entries must be made by midnight on this date.

6. The winner will be notified by email and announced on the site

7. Only one entry per person. The competitions are only open to the public, anyone who is either freelance or affiliated with any other press organisation should apply for their own tickets through the normal channels.

8. Where the prizes are concert or festival tickets , these may be as physical tickets posted to your or in the form of being added to a guest list where you collect tickets at the venue.

9. Entry implies acceptance of these terms and conditions, which are legally binding.

10. The promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. There is no cash alternative and the prizes are non-transferable.

11. Promoter’s address is Spiral Earth whose address is 3 Silver Street, Witcham, Ely Cambs CB6 2LF.

Feedback
If you have any questions about this Statement or any part of our service, you may contact us by e-mailing info@spiralearth.co.uk. Any feedback will be stored at this office.