1 About Us
This website http://theginkin.com/ is owned and operated by D C Thomson & Co Ltd., a company registered in Scotland no. SC005830, having its registered offices at 2 Albert Square, Dundee DD1 9QJ.
D C Thomson is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the UK and we are registered on the Data Protection Public Register number Z5748964.
2 Information we collect about You
When you register on our website we may collect your name, email address and other contact details. This allows us to process your registration.
We do not collect sensitive information about you except when you specifically knowingly provide it and have consented to this.
3 What we do with your Information
We use your personal information to update you about new products/services by post, email and/or SMS text message. We will only contact you with your consent. You are entitled to withhold this consent and opt out from receiving such communications at any time by selecting the appropriate box on the web form that collects your details. You can also update these options by contacting us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Chief Information Security Officer, DC Thomson & Co Ltd., Courier Buildings, Albert Square, Dundee DD1 9QJ.We will always provide you with a way of opting out of receiving future marketing messages from us, each time we send them to you.
4 Sharing your Information with Third Parties
We may from time to time provide your personal information to third parties for the purposes of providing you with our services. These third party providers include payment processors, providers of card validation services, credit referencing providers and service providers who assist us with hosting our marketing campaigns. They do not decide what is done with your data and only process it on our behalf. These third parties may be located outside the European Economic Area; however we only use providers that provide adequate protection for your information at all times.
We will not for provide your data to other third parties for marketing purposes unless you have specifically consented to this when you first provided your data to email@example.com or by post to Chief Information Security Officer, D C Thomson & Co Ltd., Courier Buildings, Albert Square, Dundee DD1 9QJ.are entitled to decline receiving such third party communications by selecting the appropriate box on the web form that collects your details, by contacting us by email at
6 How we Protect your Information
We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access to, and loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information in accordance with the UK data protection legislation. These include firewalls and virus checking procedures.
You are responsible for keeping any confidential passwords or other login or access details which you select or which we allocate to you secret. Whilst we take steps to ensure the security of your information, there is a risk that nay information transmitted over the Internet and stored on a computer may be intercepted or accessed by an unauthorised party. If you think that someone has accessed your information held by us without your permission or gained unauthorised access to your login details, you must notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7 Correcting your Information
You are entitled under Data Protection law to require that we update your personal information to ensure it is up-to-date and accurate. In order to maintain the accuracy of the information we hold, you can update your personal details by sending us an email to email@example.com.
8 Obtaining a copy of your Information
You are entitled to receive a copy of the information we hold about you in exchange for payment of the required £10 fee. You can do this by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
9 How long we hold your Data for
Some of the information you provide to us will be necessary to carry out repeated tasks, such as verifying your identity or payment details when signing in to use an account or providing our goods and services to you or you using an online checkout. We will keep this information for as long as you remain a registered user of any of our sites and for so long as reasonably necessary.
10 Links to Third Party Websites
11 Updates to this Policy
We may update this Policy at any time without notice. We will tell you that we have updated the policy by emailing you at the email address you have provided to us and/or by posting an announcement on the website. By continuing to use the website after we have emailed you or posted a notice informing you of an update, you accept the changes to this Policy.
12 Contacting Us
If you have any questions about privacy, or wish to update your details or have them removed from our mailing list at any time, please contact us using email@example.com.
Privacy statement updated June 2012.