Privacy and Cookie Policy

The below information sets out how Like the Wind magazine uses and protects the data collected via our website. When using this site, you are legally bound to the following privacy policy, so please read carefully. The UK Data Protection Act governs all data collection and storage by Like the Wind magazine.

Privacy protection is something that Like the Wind Magazine are fully committed towards. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Data Collection

We may collect the following information:

  • Name, surname and title
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
    other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

We require this information to ship your purchases and to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • internal record keeping and shipping information
  • improving our products
  • sending promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
  • contacting you for market research purposes by email, phone, fax or mail, and customising the website according to your interests

Securing Your Data

Here at Like the Wind magazine we are committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

All of the information collected from the website is retained by Like the Wind Magazine. We do not store credit card details nor will we sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties that may be relevant to your indicated needs. You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may opt-out at any time by writing to or emailing us via the contact page

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the UK Data Protection Act 1998. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the below address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Like the Wind Magazine
119 Myddleton Road
London
N22 8NG

Cookies Usage

Cookies are files which can be placed onto your computer’s hard drive, once permission has been given. There are numerous benefits to having cookies placed on your hard drive. If you have accepted, cookies are used to identify when you visit a particular site, as well as analyse web traffic. Cookies also facilitate a more personal web experience, allowing web applications to gather information about your personal preferences, and respond to you as an individual.

For more information on cookies you can visit the following website http://www.aboutcookies.org

At Like the Wind Magazine, traffic log cookies are used to identify the pages that are being used. From the data provided by these cookies, we can analyse web page traffic and tailor our website to our customer’s needs. This information is only used for the purpose of statistical analysis.

You have the choice of whether or not to accept cookies. For your information, the majority of web browsers accept cookies. You can decline cookies within your web browser settings if necessary. However, doing so will not give you full functionality of the website. If you accept cookies, we are able to monitor which pages our visitors find useful. This provides us information to be used for a better user experience. We do not have access to your computer or any other information about you through the use of cookies.

Our Like the Wind website uses the following cookies:

Google Analytics

This cookie allows us to see information on user website activities including, but not limited to page views, source and time spent on website. The information is depersonalised and is displayed as numbers, meaning it cannot be tracked back to individuals. This will help to protect your privacy. Using Google Analytics we can see what content is popular on our website, and strive to give you more of the things you enjoy reading and watching.

Google AdWords

Using Google AdWords code we are able to see which pages and sources helped lead to purchases and contact form submissions. This allows us to make better use of our paid search budget.

DoubleClick

We use remarketing codes to log when users view specific pages, allowing us to provide targeted advertising in the future.

Social sharing cookies

On our website we use social sharing buttons for services including, but not limited to, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and Facebook. These allow you to share pages with your friends and followers via those networks. Whilst you will be asked to login to use these services, this process is handled directly with the social sharing providers and their databases and servers. These sites may also monitor your usage of these buttons, through the use of external tracking codes that are required to run the buttons on this website.

Email codes

If you have opted in to receive our newsletters, then this may include tracking codes that help us understand who, as well as how many people have opened or clicked on each email. This data helps us to create better emails in the future, and provide you with a better service. This data is stored on the servers of our email partners and covered under their security measures.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Like the Wind Magazine. Please be aware that Like the Wind Magazine is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this website.

Hyperlinks on this site may be shortened. The purpose of which is to hide long links for functionality and tracking purposes.

Surveys or Competitions

From time to time we may provide you the opportunity to participate in competitions or surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys or competitions is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name, email address and shipping address), and demographic information (such as postal code). We use this information to notify competitions winners and award prizes, to monitor site traffic and to gather information and feedback from you in order to provide a better service.

We may use a third party service provider to conduct these surveys or competitions; that company will be prohibited from using our users’ personally identifiable information for any other purpose. We will not share the personally identifiable information you provide through a competition or a survey with other third parties unless we give you prior notice and choice.

We reserve the right to alter and change information provided in this document at our own discretion and therefore this document should be regularly referred to for updates and variations.

If you have any questions regarding this policy, our contact details are as follows or you can email us:

Like the Wind Magazine
119 Myddleton Road
London
N22 8NG