Privacy policy

This pri­vacy policy applies between you, the User of this Web­site and Nex­us Pub­lish­ing, the own­er and pro­vider of this Web­site. Nex­us Pub­lish­ing takes the pri­vacy of your inform­a­tion very ser­i­ously. This pri­vacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data col­lec­ted by us or provided by you in rela­tion to your use of the Web­site. Please read this pri­vacy policy care­fully.

Definitions and interpretation

1. In this pri­vacy policy, the fol­low­ing defin­i­tions are used:

Data

col­lect­ively all inform­a­tion that you sub­mit to Nex­us Pub­lish­ing via the Web­site. This defin­i­tion incor­por­ates, where applic­able, the defin­i­tions provided in the Data Pro­tec­tion Act 1998;

Cook­ies

a small text file placed on your com­puter by this Web­site when you vis­it cer­tain parts of the Web­site and/or when you use cer­tain fea­tures of the Web­site. Details of the cook­ies used by this Web­site are set out in the clause below (Cook­ies);

Nex­us Pub­lish­ing, or us

Nex­us Pub­lish­ing, a com­pany incor­por­ated in Eng­land and Wales with registered num­ber 7484785 whose registered office is at 8 Churchill Drive, Telford, Shrop­shire, TF2 0BT;

UK and EU Cook­ie Law

the Pri­vacy and Elec­tron­ic Com­mu­nic­a­tions (EC Dir­ect­ive) Reg­u­la­tions 2003 as amended by the Pri­vacy and Elec­tron­ic Com­mu­nic­a­tions (EC Dir­ect­ive) (Amend­ment) Reg­u­la­tions 2011;

User or you

any third party that accesses the Web­site and is not either (i) employed by Nex­us Pub­lish­ing and act­ing in the course of their employ­ment or (ii) engaged as a con­sult­ant or oth­er­wise provid­ing ser­vices to Nex­us Pub­lish­ing and access­ing the Web­site in con­nec­tion with the pro­vi­sion of such ser­vices; and

Web­site

the web­site that you are cur­rently using, http://www.themicrobusinesshandbook.co.uk, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and con­di­tions.

2. In this pri­vacy policy, unless the con­text requires a dif­fer­ent inter­pret­a­tion:

a. the sin­gu­lar includes the plur­al and vice versa;

b. ref­er­ences to sub-clauses, clauses, sched­ules or appen­dices are to sub-clauses, clauses, sched­ules or appen­dices of this pri­vacy policy;

c. a ref­er­ence to a per­son includes firms, com­pan­ies, gov­ern­ment entit­ies, trusts and part­ner­ships;

d. “includ­ing” is under­stood to mean “includ­ing without lim­it­a­tion”;

e. ref­er­ence to any stat­utory pro­vi­sion includes any modi­fic­a­tion or amend­ment of it;

f. the head­ings and sub-head­ings do not form part of this pri­vacy policy.

Scope of this privacy policy

3. This pri­vacy policy applies only to the actions of Nex­us Pub­lish­ing and Users with respect to this Web­site. It does not extend to any web­sites that can be accessed from this Web­site includ­ing, but not lim­ited to, any links we may provide to social media web­sites.

Data collected

4. We may col­lect the fol­low­ing Data, which includes per­son­al Data, from you:

a. Name

b. Con­tact Inform­a­tion such as email addresses and tele­phone num­bers;

c. IP address (auto­mat­ic­ally col­lec­ted);

d. A list of URLs start­ing with a refer­ring site, your activ­ity on this Web­site, and the site you exit to (auto­mat­ic­ally col­lec­ted);

e. in each case, in accord­ance with this pri­vacy policy.

Our use of Data

5. For pur­poses of the Data Pro­tec­tion Act 1998, Nex­us Pub­lish­ing is the “data con­trol­ler”.

6. We will retain any Data you sub­mit for 12 months.

7. Unless we are obliged or per­mit­ted by law to do so, and sub­ject to any third party dis­clos­ures spe­cific­ally set out in this policy, your Data will not be dis­closed to third parties. This includes our affil­i­ates and / or oth­er com­pan­ies with­in our group.

8. All per­son­al Data is stored securely in accord­ance with the prin­ciples of the Data Pro­tec­tion Act 1998. For more details on secur­ity see the clause below (Secur­ity).

9. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best pos­sible ser­vice and exper­i­ence when using our Web­site. Spe­cific­ally, Data may be used by us for the fol­low­ing reas­ons:

a. intern­al record keep­ing;

b. improve­ment of our products / ser­vices;

c. trans­mis­sion by email of pro­mo­tion­al mater­i­als that may be of interest to you;

d. con­tact for mar­ket research pur­poses which may be done using email, tele­phone, fax or mail. Such inform­a­tion may be used to cus­tom­ise or update the Web­site;

in each case, in accord­ance with this pri­vacy policy.

Third party websites and services

10. Nex­us Pub­lish­ing may, from time to time, employ the ser­vices of oth­er parties for deal­ing with cer­tain pro­cesses neces­sary for the oper­a­tion of the Web­site. The pro­viders of such ser­vices do not have access to cer­tain per­son­al Data provided by Users of this Web­site.

Links to other websites

11. This Web­site may, from time to time, provide links to oth­er web­sites. We have no con­trol over such web­sites and are not respons­ible for the con­tent of these web­sites. This pri­vacy policy does not extend to your use of such web­sites. You are advised to read the pri­vacy policy or state­ment of oth­er web­sites pri­or to using them.

Changes of business ownership and control

12. Nex­us Pub­lish­ing may, from time to time, expand or reduce our busi­ness and this may involve the sale and/or the trans­fer of con­trol of all or part of Nex­us Pub­lish­ing. Data provided by Users will, where it is rel­ev­ant to any part of our busi­ness so trans­ferred, be trans­ferred along with that part and the new own­er or newly con­trolling party will, under the terms of this pri­vacy policy, be per­mit­ted to use the Data for the pur­poses for which it was ori­gin­ally sup­plied to us.

13. We may also dis­close Data to a pro­spect­ive pur­chaser of our busi­ness or any part of it.

14. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensur­ing your pri­vacy is pro­tec­ted.

Controlling use of your Data

15. Wherever you are required to sub­mit Data, you will be giv­en options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the fol­low­ing:

16. use of Data for dir­ect mar­ket­ing pur­poses; and

17. shar­ing Data with third parties.

Functionality of the Website

18. To use all fea­tures and func­tions avail­able on the Web­site, you may be required to sub­mit cer­tain Data.

19. You may restrict your inter­net browser’s use of Cook­ies. For more inform­a­tion see the clause below (Cook­ies).

Accessing your own Data

20. You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your per­son­al Data held by Nex­us Pub­lish­ing (where such Data is held) on pay­ment of a small fee, which will not exceed £0.00.

Security

21. Data secur­ity is of great import­ance to Nex­us Pub­lish­ing and to pro­tect your Data we have put in place suit­able phys­ic­al, elec­tron­ic and mana­geri­al pro­ced­ures to safe­guard and secure Data col­lec­ted via this Web­site.

22. If pass­word access is required for cer­tain parts of the Web­site, you are respons­ible for keep­ing this pass­word con­fid­en­tial.

23. We endeav­our to do our best to pro­tect your per­son­al Data. How­ever, trans­mis­sion of inform­a­tion over the inter­net is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We can­not ensure the secur­ity of your Data trans­mit­ted to the Web­site.

Cookies

24. This Web­site may place and access cer­tain Cook­ies on your com­puter. Nex­us Pub­lish­ing uses Cook­ies to improve your exper­i­ence of using the Web­site and to improve our range of products and ser­vices. Nex­us Pub­lish­ing has care­fully chosen these Cook­ies and has taken steps to ensure that your pri­vacy is pro­tec­ted and respec­ted at all times.

25. All Cook­ies used by this Web­site are used in accord­ance with cur­rent UK and EU Cook­ie Law.

26. Before the Web­site places Cook­ies on your com­puter, you will be presen­ted with a mes­sage bar request­ing your con­sent to set those Cook­ies. By giv­ing your con­sent to the pla­cing of Cook­ies, you are enabling Nex­us Pub­lish­ing to provide a bet­ter exper­i­ence and ser­vice to you. You may, if you wish, deny con­sent to the pla­cing of Cook­ies; how­ever cer­tain fea­tures of the Web­site may not func­tion fully or as inten­ded.

27. This Web­site may place the fol­low­ing Cook­ies:

28. Type of Cook­ie­Pur­poseStrictly neces­sary cook­i­esThese are cook­ies that are required for the oper­a­tion of our web­site. They include, for example, cook­ies that enable you to log into secure areas of our web­site, use a shop­ping cart or make use of e-billing services.Analytical/performance cook­i­esThey allow us to recog­nise and count the num­ber of vis­it­ors and to see how vis­it­ors move around our web­site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our web­site works, for example, by ensur­ing that users are find­ing what they are look­ing for easily.Functionality cook­i­esThese are used to recog­nise you when you return to our web­site. This enables us to per­son­al­ise our con­tent for you, greet you by name and remem­ber your pref­er­ences (for example, your choice of lan­guage or region).Tar­get­ing cook­i­esThese cook­ies record your vis­it to our web­site, the pages you have vis­ited and the links you have fol­lowed. We will use this inform­a­tion to make our web­site and the advert­ising dis­played on it more rel­ev­ant to your interests. We may also share this inform­a­tion with third parties for this pur­pose.

29. You can choose to enable or dis­able Cook­ies in your inter­net browser. By default, most inter­net browsers accept Cook­ies but this can be changed. For fur­ther details, please con­sult the help menu in your inter­net browser.

30. You can choose to delete Cook­ies at any time; how­ever you may lose any inform­a­tion that enables you to access the Web­site more quickly and effi­ciently includ­ing, but not lim­ited to, per­son­al­isa­tion set­tings.

31. It is recom­men­ded that you ensure that your inter­net browser is up-to-date and that you con­sult the help and guid­ance provided by the developer of your inter­net browser if you are unsure about adjust­ing your pri­vacy set­tings.

General

32. You may not trans­fer any of your rights under this pri­vacy policy to any oth­er per­son. We may trans­fer our rights under this pri­vacy policy where we reas­on­ably believe your rights will not be affected.

33. If any court or com­pet­ent author­ity finds that any pro­vi­sion of this pri­vacy policy (or part of any pro­vi­sion) is inval­id, illeg­al or unen­force­able, that pro­vi­sion or part-pro­vi­sion will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the valid­ity and enforce­ab­il­ity of the oth­er pro­vi­sions of this pri­vacy policy will not be affected.

34. Unless oth­er­wise agreed, no delay, act or omis­sion by a party in exer­cising any right or rem­edy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any oth­er, right or rem­edy.

35. This Agree­ment will be gov­erned by and inter­preted accord­ing to the law of Eng­land and Wales. All dis­putes arising under the Agree­ment will be sub­ject to the exclus­ive jur­is­dic­tion of the Eng­lish and Welsh courts.

Changes to this privacy policy

36. Nex­us Pub­lish­ing reserves the right to change this pri­vacy policy as we may deem neces­sary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be imme­di­ately pos­ted on the Web­site and you are deemed to have accep­ted the terms of the pri­vacy policy on your first use of the Web­site fol­low­ing the alter­a­tions.

You may con­tact Nex­us Pub­lish­ing by email at nexuspublishing@gmail.com.


26 August 2018

Attribution

37. These terms and con­di­tions were cre­ated using a doc­u­ment from Rock­et Law­yer (https://www.rocketlawyer.co.uk).

David Howell

David Howell

Journalist, Writer, Micro Publisher at Nexus Publishing
Dave Howell is Nexus Publishing. I have been working as a freelance writer, journalist and publisher for the last 20 years. I specialise in technology and business subjects. My work has appeared in the national press and many of the leading technology and business magazines.
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