For the purposes of EU data protection laws (“Data Protection Legislation”), Criptyque Ltd is the data controller (i.e. the company which is responsible for, and controls the processing of, your personal data)
This policy covers the processing of personal data by Criptyque Ltd and its associated UK group companies (“Pryvate”, “Criptyque” or “Criptyque Ltd”) registered in Jersey under company number 113878. Criptyque is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information whilst striving to provide the very best user experience. Under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and related laws, we have a legal duty to protect the personal information we collect from you.
using the contact details in paragraph 10 of this policy.
2. The types of personal information we collect and how we collect it
Information you provide upon registration: in
order to make use of certain services provided through the website such as the forums and email newsletters,
you will either need to: (a) register an account with us. When you do so, you will provide us with
information about yourself and you will be able to select how we use your information for marketing
purposes; (b) log in using a social media account of your choice. When you do so, we will be provided with
certain information about you from the social media site, as specified when you log in. You will be able to
select how we use your information for marketing purposes. You can update your marketing preferences at any
time by following the instructions to amend your details in the account registration section. We will only
We upload md5 hash of contacts mobile phone numbers only (that prevent us to know what they are on the server), but allows us to match other md5 hashed numbers to populate presence of contacts anonymously.
Information you provide upon ordering a product or service from us: if you order a product or service from us, you will need to provide certain personal details so that the order can be fulfilled. In some cases, we will direct you to a third party partner site which will collect this information from you and fulfill your order. For example, if you order a subscription to one or more of our publications, you may be able to access those products through a digital newsstand such as Google Play or the Apple Newsstand. If you do, you will need to provide certain information about your subscription to the digital newsstand. The digital newsstand may need to verify that information with our print subscription fulfillment provider. The digital newsstand will only use the information that you and our print subscription fulfillment provider provide, to enable them to fulfill your order unless you agree otherwise.
Information you provide upon entering a promotion or competition: if you enter a promotion or competition you will either need to register an account with us or provide certain personal information which will be used in accordance with the terms of the promotion or competition.
Information you provide when taking part in a poll or survey: if you take part in a poll or survey you will either need to register an account with us or provide certain personal information to us which we will use in accordance with the terms of the poll or survey.
Games: if you register to play a game through this site, you may be asked to provide personal information.
Email communications: we use web beacons in our emails to track the success of our marketing campaigns. If you open an email from us, we can see which of the pages of our website you visited. Our web beacons don’t store any information on your computer but, by communicating with our cookies on your computer, they can tell us when you have opened an email from us. We may keep track of the emails that we send you. We also keep a record of what communications you have selected to receive or not to receive. If you would like to opt out of receiving such emails, please click the “unsubscribe” link in the email and follow the instructions.
Information from other sources: we may receive information about you from other sources (e.g. missing information about your postal or email addresses) and add it to the personal information we hold about you.
3. How we use the information that we collect
We own the information we collect through this website. We will use it, as applicable, to:
- provide you with services or information that you have requested or products or services that you have ordered, such as magazine subscriptions
- contact you regarding your registered account with us
- confirm or fulfill an order you have submitted
- inform you if you have won a prize
- monitor or improve the performance of, and products and services available through, this website
- customise the advertising and content that you see
- monitor compliance with our terms and conditions of use of this website, enforce our rights and protect the safety of others including investigating and if necessary removing any content about which we receive a complaint
- send you promotional materials or special offers on our behalf or on behalf of our group companies and marketing partners. If you do not want to receive this marketing information you can notify us of this as part of the registration process. You can stop receiving this information at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions on the correspondence you receive, by amending your marketing preferences, or by emailing [email protected], giving your email address and details of the information you no longer wish to receive
4. Who we may share your personal information with Agents
we use third parties to perform
certain functions on our behalf including fulfilling orders, sending emails, organising and managing
competitions, promotions, surveys or polls, removing repetitive information from customer lists, comment
hosting, website analysis, data analysis, translation services and processing credit card payments. They
will have access to your personal information if necessary to perform their function but they cannot use it
or disclose it for any other purpose, unless you have specifically given them consent to do
Aggregate Information: we may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information, such as demographics and website usage statistics, with advertisers, sponsors and other organisations.
Group Companies: we only share your personal information with our group companies if you have elected to receive marketing information from them which may be of interest to you. They are only permitted by us to use it for the purpose of providing you with the marketing information you have requested. The use of your personal information by our group companies will be subject to their own privacy policies and practices. If you do not want to receive marketing information from our group companies, you can notify us of this as part of the registration process. You can stop receiving this information at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions on the correspondence you receive, by amending your marketing preferences, or by emailing '[email protected]' giving your email address and details of the information you no longer wish to receive.
Third-Party Ad Serving and Audience and Traffic Measurement Services: we may use a third-party network advertiser to serve the advertisements on this website or we may use an audience or traffic measurement service to analyse the traffic on this website. Network advertisers are third parties that display advertisements based on your visits to this website and other websites you have visited. Third-party ad serving enables us to target advertisements to you for products or websites you might be interested in. Audience and traffic measurement services allow us to collect anonymous traffic and behavioural information from the website by monitoring anonymous visitor activity. This website’s advertisers, sponsors and/or traffic measurement services may themselves set and access their own cookies on your computer if you choose to have your cookies enabled in your browser.
5. Maintenance and storage of information
Your information is collected and stored on servers which are owned and maintained by or on behalf of Future
and its group companies. We may keep your information for a reasonable period for the purposes set out in
6. Links to other websites
This website contains links to a
wide variety of other websites and we display advertisements from third parties on our website. We may
monetise some of these links through the use of third party affiliate programmes. Notwithstanding such
affiliate programmes, we are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these websites or for
third party advertisers, even if they use the website’s logo as part of a co-branding agreement, nor for the
way in which information about their users is treated. Before submitting any personal information to such
In accordance with our
requirements under the GDPR, we will adopt appropriate security procedures to help prevent unauthorised
access to your information. Future shall not be liable for any attempt to hack or crack or otherwise gain
access to any part of this website including any of your information.
8. A note for parents concerning privacy
This website is a general audience website. On the website, we do not
currently knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of sixteen. If, in the
future, we collect personally identifiable information from children on the Website, we will do so in
compliance with all relevant laws and regulations including, without limitation, obtaining parental consent
where necessary. The Internet offers children wonderful educational and entertainment resources. Your
guidance and involvement are essential to help ensure that children have a safe and rewarding online
experience. We encourage you to visit google/safetyfamilies
and the getnetwise.org website to learn more about parental control tools.
9. Policy changes
from time to time. If we do so, we will post an updated version on this website. You will be bound by
the new terms upon your continued use of this website.
10. Questions about this website and the information we hold about you
If you have any general questions about this website or the information we have collected about you and how we use it, you can contact the New Subscriber team at Criptyque Limited, 1st floor, IFC Jersey, Esplanade, St Helier JE2 3BX, email '[email protected]'. If you have any questions about your information including what we hold and how it is used, you can contact us at '[email protected] '. You are entitled to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.Information regarding online dispute resolution pursuant to Art. 14 Para. 1 of the ODR (Online Dispute Resolution Regulation):
The European Commission gives consumers the opportunity to resolve online disputes pursuant to Art. 14 Para. 1 of the ODR on one of their platforms. The platform (http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr) serves as a site where consumers can try to reach out-of-court settlements of disputes arising from online purchases and contracts for services.