article13.com privacy statement, updated 5 June 2008
Statement of intent
The purpose of this privacy statement is to provide Article13.com users with information about the data we will gather as they use the site.
In accordance with this policy, our services are designed to give you the information that you want to receive. Article13.com will act in accordance with current legislation, including the Data Protection Act 1998, and aims to meet current Internet best practice.
Information on visitors
Any information that is supplied by cookies can help us to provide you with a more tailored service and assists us to analyse the profile of our visitors.
What is a cookie?
When you enter the site your computer will automatically be issued with a cookie. Cookies are small text files which identify your computer to our server. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual person, just the computer used. Many sites do this whenever a user visits their site, in order to track traffic flows.
Cookies themselves only record which areas of the site have been visited by the computer in question, and for how long. Users have the opportunity to set their computer to accept all cookies, to notify when a cookie is set, or not to receive cookies at any time, although this of course means that personalised services cannot then be provided to that user and your experience of Article13.com may not be as good.
Even assuming you have not set your computer to reject cookies, you can browse our site without giving us any personal data.
Submitting personal information
When you supply any personal information to Article13.com (for example as you register to receive Article13.comís e-newsletter) we then have legal obligations towards you in the way we deal with that data. We commit to complying with our legal obligations by collecting the information fairly and, if you wish, letting you know what information Article13.com hold about you, what that information is used for, and whether we will pass the information on to anyone else. We require proof of identity before we can release personal information under the Data Protection Act.
Article 13.com will hold your personal information on our system for as long as necessary for the relevant service or until such a time as you decide to withhold or withdraw your consent for our use of your personal details.
Use of personal information
Article13.com will use your personal information for a number of purposes, including providing you with details of other Article13.com services and products which may be of interest to you, responding to any queries you have made and notifying you of upgrades or suspensions to a particular service. Article13.com may also use information collected, particularly through capture of IP addresses, to analyse and improve the services provided.. From time to time, Article13.com may also invite you to volunteer your participation in a survey related to its services.
Article13.com will keep a record of information provided by you. Please note that any information you provide to Article13.com will only be used within Article13.com, and will never be supplied to third parties without first obtaining your consent. The only time we may do so is if we are obliged by law to disclose information (for example, to government bodies or law enforcement agencies). Any third parties permitted to use your personal information will be required to comply with Article 13ís strict instructions and not use your personal information for their own business purposes.
Article13.com is registered under the UK Data Protection act. Our registration number is Z7457177.
Article13.com includes hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. Article 13 does not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and the Userís use of them is at their own risk. Article 13 urges Users to review privacy policies, including cookies, of any third party website they visit.
Credit card security
The payment method for subscription to Article13.com is fully secure. We know of no documented cases of credit card fraud using our payment system over the Internet. For more information on security please visit: http://www.worldpay.com/uk/index.html.
Article 13 Group Ltd
71a The Grove
London W5 5LL
Phone: +44 (0)20 8840 4450