Privacy Policy & Cookies

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which we (Autovolt Limited) collect, use, maintain and disclose information collected from users of our website, services and products.

Autovolt-magazine.com website, Autovolt magazine and associated newsletters are published by Autovolt Limited. This privacy policy explains how we use and collect your personal information.

Topics:

  1. What information do we collect about you?
  2. How will we use the information about you?
  3. Marketing
  4. Access to your information and correction
  5. Cookies
  6. Other websites
  7. Changes to our privacy policy
  8. How to contact us

1. What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you register to receive our newsletter or contact us via the website or if you place an online comment on any of our website’s pages and posts. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete customer surveys, provide feedback or participate in competitions. We at Autovolt do not collect data from subscriptions or print magazine sales, as this is handled and stored by Readly and Magzter for digital subscriptions and by Amazon and MagCloud for printed issues.

Website usage information is collected using cookies.

2. How will we use the information about you?

We primarily collect information about you to communicate with or reply to you.

For website comments: We use your information to approve or reject comments made on our site and to reply to you.

For newsletters: If you choose to opt in, we will use your information to email you our newsletters and we use a third-party company called MailChimp to manage and store your personal data. The MailChimp Privacy Policy can be seen here.

For digital magazine subscriptions: All subscription data is stored and handled by our third-party partners; Readly and Magzter, whose privacy policies can be seen here; Readly Privacy Policy, Magzter Privacy Policy.

For magazine prints: All your personal information used to place an order is stored and handled by our third-party partners; Amazon or MagCloud, whose privacy policies can be seen here; Amazon Privacy Policy, MagCloud Privacy Policy.

Autovolt Limited will not share your personal information for marketing purposes or with external companies.

3. Marketing

We would like to send you information about our magazines, events and services which may be of interest to you. If you have consented to receive our newsletter, you may unsubscribe at any time using the link at the bottom of all our emails, or by clicking here.

You have the right to stop us from contacting you or using your information for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, you can update your preferences or unsubscribe at any time via our subscription page or by using the link provided at the bottom of each email you receive.

4. Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us using the contact details shown at the end of this privacy policy. We may make a small £15 admin charge for this service.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date.

You can edit your email preferences on MailChimp at any time using the personalised link at the bottom of each email you receive from us. The MailChimp Privacy Policy can be seen here.

For digital magazine subscriptions you can edit your preferences, delete your account or view your personal information on the Readly or Magzter websites. Their privacy policies can be seen: Readly Privacy Policy, Magzter Privacy Policy.

For print magazine sales you can edit your preferences, delete your account or view your personal information on the Amazon or MagCloud (a subsidiary of another company, Blurb) websites.  Their privacy policies can be seen: Amazon Privacy Policy, MagCloud Privacy Policy.

For online comments, the Disqus online commenting system is used to manage comments. The Disqus Privacy Policy can be accessed by clicking here. Should you wish for us to remove comments on your behalf, please contact us and we will do this for you.

5. Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet use and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of our websites and to compile statistical reports on website activity. However, it is important to note that the data is anonymous and does not identify you as an individual.

For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

We use cookies for Google Analytics, Google DFP and Adsense (that deliver relevant advertising to you on our website). We also use social media sites including Twitter and Google+ to enhance visitor interaction and which may store cookies in your browser.

6. Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website, so when you link through to other websites you should read their respective privacy policies.

7. Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 16 May 2018.

8. How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

  • by email: [email protected]
  • by phone: +44 (0)7400 859 599
  • write to us at: Autovolt Magazine, 23 Station Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0HA, United Kingdom.

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