Revised August 29, 2012.
Glam Media Ltd. (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Glam Media Ltd., whose registered office is at 24 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QN.
We own and operate this website (the “Site”) and other websites focused on women, men, and social media consumers (collectively the “Glam Media Sites”). We also operate an advertising network consisting of websites to which we may deliver advertising.
That advertising network consists of the Glam Media Sites, and websites owned by third-party publishers displaying Glam Media branding and/or Glam Media logos (collectively, “Affiliated Sites”; together with the Glam Media Sites, the “Glam Media Network”). We may, from time to time, also deliver advertising to websites owned by third-party publishers that are not part of the Glam Media Network (“Non-Affiliated Sites”). The advertising may be delivered by GlamAdapt or another ad serving technology that provides ad delivery and reporting across various websites, including the Glam Media Network and Non-Affiliated Sites (as defined below).
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 Site. This includes information provided at the time of completing a registration form on the Site, 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 Glam Media Limited, and when you report a problem with the Site.
- 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 Site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources that you access.
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.
What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a small file that a website places on your personal computer to store certain information about your online browsing and which it can later retrieve. For more information on the specific cookies we use and set, please visit our cookie page
How to Block Cookies in Your Browser
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USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION COLLECTED USING COOKIES
We use information held about you to provide relevant, targeted advertising and improve Glam Media Ltd.’s advertising technology; monitor website traffic; collect statistical data; determine the effectiveness of advertisements and content; and collect data across multiple websites to categorize likely consumer interest segments for use in online behavioural advertising. We may track visits to the Glam Media Network and this information may be used over time to help predict your likely interests as a consumer and select the advertising content you see. We may also use anonymous information that we obtained from GlamAdapt, third-party ad serving technologies, and the Glam Media Network to provide aggregate information about our users to our advertisers. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
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 Glam Media Ltd. 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.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES
The Site is not aimed at children. If you are aged 18 years or under, you must be under the supervision of an adult if you are looking at the content on the Site.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will 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 atGlam Media UK
19-21 Great Portland Street
London W1W 8QB
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.
19-21 Great Portland Street
London W1W 8QB
INTERACTIVE ADVERTISING BUREAU EUROPE
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Europe is the trade association of the European digital and interactive marketing industry representing 27 National IABs and Partners across Europe and over 5,500 companies. The IAB Europe exists to Promote the growth of Europe’s interactive advertising markets through events, partnerships and communications activity, to Protect the interests of the industry through an active programme of public affairs, to Prove the value of the market through research and education, and to Professionalise the industry defining standards and practices. The IAB Europe offers consumers an Online Behavioral Advertising (OBA) opt-out platform and provides general information to consumers about privacy tools. Glam Media partners with the IAB Europe and conforms with Europes’ Online Advertising Industry Self-Regulation Framework.
The Advertising Option Icon is designed to provide consumers with enhanced information and choices about how and when data is collected or used to serve ads targeted to them based on their likely interests. The Advertising Option icon is served on or near ads with the accompanying text “AdChoices” as shown below: