This policy (together with our Terms & Conditions and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data Mien Magazine Limited (“we”) collects from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is [Mien Magazine Limited] of [Lynwood House, 373-375 Station Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 2AW].
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website [www.mienmagazine.com] (the Website). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use the Website, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information [when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by [Mien Magazine Limited], and] when you report a problem with the Website.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
Details of your visits to the Website [including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise] and the resources that you access.
IP addresses and cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve the Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise the Website according to your individual interests.
To speed up your searches.
To recognise you when you return to the Website.
Where we store your personal data
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.
[All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers..] Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. We will use reasonable endeavours to protect your personal data, but we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
To notify you about changes to our service.
We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by [post or telephone].
If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the relevant form on which we collect your data.
[We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in SW1). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.]
Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
If [Mien Magazine Limited] or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
MIEN Magazine Acceptable Use Policy
This acceptable use policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website [www.mienmagazine.com] (Website). This acceptable use policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, our site.
[www.mienmagazine.com] is a site operated by [Mien Magazine Limited] (we or us). We are registered in England and Wales under company number  and we have our registered office at [Lynwood House, 373-375 Station Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 2AW]. Our main trading address is [The Hub, 4th Floor, London, EC1V 1NQ, England].
We may from time to time provide interactive services on our site, including, without limitation:
(Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated, what form of moderation is used and how to contact the moderator.
We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users (and in particular, for children) when they use any interactive service provided on our site, and we will decide on the appropriate moderation to the risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our site.
The use of any of our interactive services by a minor is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. We advise parents who permit their children to use an interactive service that it is important that they communicate with their children about their safety online. Minors who are using any interactive service should be made aware of the potential risks to them.
When using the Website, especially interactive services, You should not:
• meet in person with someone You talk to or correspond with online.
• give out Your full name, address, telephone number, email address, or any other information that could help someone discover Your identity;
• reply to any threatening or otherwise inappropriate messages.
If, during the course of Your use of the Website, You have any concerns over the actions of any other user please report this immediately to us.
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.
You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
In addition to compliance with the provision of the Terms and Conditions, contributions must:
Be accurate (where they state facts).
Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).
Not be likely to deceive any person.
Not be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
Not give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Find out more about cookies on www.allaboutcookies.com.
Most browsers will allow you to turn off cookies. If you want to know how to do this please look at the menu on your browser, or look at the instruction on www.allaboutcookies.com. Please note however that turning off cookies will restrict your use of our website.
Changes to the acceptable use policy
We may revise this acceptable use policy at any time by amending this page.