At Focus On News Limited, we are committed to protecting the personal data that we obtain about you.
The Website is operated by Focus On News Ltd (we, us, our, Focus On News Ltd), a company incorporated in England & Wales with company number 10686276 and registered office at 52 Vicarage Gardens, Plymouth, Devon PL5 1LG UK. Where we decide the purpose and means for the processing of the personal data that you provide via our Website, we are the “data controller”. As data controller, we will comply with all applicable data protection laws.
At some time in the future our Website may contain hyperlinks to third party websites. These websites operate fully independently from us, and we cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third parties nor the availability of these external sites or resources. The appearance of such links on our Website is not an endorsement. Should you use any of these websites, such use is at your own risk and we would advise that you review their respective privacy policies.
What personal information are we likely to collect about you?
In order to provide our online sales services and other related business activities, we will need to collect and process information about you.
Information provided by you
When you use our Website, whether for browsing to obtain content sales information and news about our productions you are likely to be asked to provide some personal information. Should you contact us via the email link on our Contact Us webpage, we will obtain the following information:
your email address
your free-text message contained in your email (which may include personal data and/or special categories of personal data)
If you decide to download any of the media contents from our Website, we will not ask you for your personal details. Instead, our accounts department will contact your finance department to either submit an invoice for agreed rates or to arrange for fees to be paid according to the extent of images, words and video used.
We do not currently use data analytics on our Website, but we may choose to do so in the future with an aim to improving our Website and to offer the best, most accessible service possible to all of our customers.
Third party data analytics service providers (such as Google Analytics) provide visibility of website browser behaviour and navigation across a website. These third party data analytics service providers would only collect information on our behalf in accordance with our instructions and in line with their own privacy policies. Any data collected will almost always be anonymised and aggregated before reporting back to us.
Typically, data analytics service providers collect the following types of data:
number of visitors to our Website
pages visited while at the Website and time spent per page
page interaction information, such as scrolling, clicks and browsing methods
websites where visitors have come from and where they go afterwards
page response times and any download errors
other technical information relating to end user device, such as IP address or browser plug-in
To find out more, please read below about the use of analytics and cookies.
How do we use your personal data and on what basis?
When you visit our Website, whether to browse our content, to contact us about our services or make a purchase, we (or our third party service providers acting on our behalf) may use the personal information that you provide for the following purposes:
providing our Products and Services
entering into an agreement with you to provide our services or products
performance of that agreement
we collect and use information from you to enable us to perform our sales contracts with you.
Customer Services & Enquiries
If you contact us to make an enquiry or to raise a concern about our Website or any aspect of our online services, we aim to respond to you as promptly as possible and we do so on the basis that we have a legitimate interest in replying to you.
Tax and other legal obligations
reporting VAT and other company tax reporting purposes (as required by law)
complying with regulators, law enforcement agencies or in relation to any claims that may arise
In accordance with our legal obligations, we may disclose your information to the extent required by law which may include for financial accounting and taxation purposes with our auditors, regulators or other government bodies such as HMRC. We may also disclose your information to third parties in order to enforce or apply our contractual terms, to investigate potential breaches, to protect the rights and freedoms, property or safety of our business or those of our customers and other individuals.
Analytics & Cookies
To find out more about data analytics (in particular, Google Analytics), you may wish to visit: How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.
This information is not used to develop a personal profile of you.
Personnel, Suppliers and Subcontractors
We keep your information confidential and will not pass your information on to third parties for marketing purposes.
Your choices and rights in relation to personal data which we process relating to you
You have the following rights over the way we process personal data relating to you. We aim to comply without undue delay, and within one month at the latest:
to ask for a copy of data we are processing about you and have inaccuracies corrected;
to ask us to restrict, stop processing, or to delete your personal data;
to request a machine readable copy of your personal data, which you can use with another service provider. Where it is technically feasible, you can ask us to send this information directly to another provider if you prefer; and
to make a complaint to a data protection regulator. You may contact them at: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/
To make a request in relation to any of the aforementioned rights, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are unhappy with the way that we are processing your personal data, please let us know. The best way to bring this to our attention is by emailing us at email@example.com
We will take commercially reasonable, appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk that could be encountered via the use of our Website and services, taking into account the likelihood and severity those risks might pose to the rights and freedoms of our customers and other individuals who might be impacted.
In particular, we will take precautions to protect against the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, or alteration, and unauthorised disclosure of or access to the personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed by us.
Please be aware that, while we make the security of our Website and your personal information a high priority and we devote considerable time and resources to implementing and maintaining robust information technology security, no security system can prevent all security breaches. By choosing to share your personal information with us, you accept the aforesaid and provide your information at your own risk.
Alternatively, you may address these to the Data Protection Officer at 52 Vicarage Gardens, Plymouth, PL5 1LP, Devon, United Kingdom.