Privacy Policy

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of “Personal Data” we receive from submissions, Newsletter sign-ups, advertisers, enquiries and users of the website.

“Personal Data” is defined in Article 4(1) of the GDPR:

“(1) ‘personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”.

Information collection and use:
While using our Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name and email address (“Personal Information/Data”).

Users contacting this Website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your Personal Information is kept private and is stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as specified in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but users using such form to email process do so at their own risk.

This Website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products/services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted or to liaise with you regarding submitted content for the Website. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Signing up to receive the Inside Ecology Newsletter means that your Personal Information (name and email address) is added to our mailing list. The Newsletter is emailed out to all those subscribed to our mailing list on an occasional basis. The Newsletter contains general information about the magazine; new developments / services; and highlights key articles. The Newsletter may also contain ads from advertisers/sponsors. You are able to unsubscribe from the Newsletter mailing list at any point by clicking on the unsubscribe button found at the bottom of the Newsletter email. We may process information that you provide us with for the purpose of subscribing you to our Newsletter mailing list. The legal basis for this processing is consent.  

We may process Personal Data about your usage of the Website. This information may include your IP address, browser type, screen resolution, search terms, geographic location, page views and timing of Website visits.  We obtain this information through our Website analytics tracking system and use this information to monitor and improve our Website and services.

We may process Personal Data relating to enquiries that you email to us concerning article submissions or services relating to the Website. The enquiry Data may be processed for the purpose of notifying you about services of interest relating to the Website. The legal basis for this processing is legitimate interests.

We may process information relating to transactions associated with services that you enter into with us. This Personal Data may include name, contact details, card details and transaction details. The Data may be processed in order to keep proper records of the transactions. The legal basis for this Data processing is the proper administration of our business.

We may process Personal Information where necessary in relation to legal claims or compliance. The legal basis for this is our legitimate interests i.e. the protection and assertion of legal rights, your legal rights, or those of others.

Financial transactions relating to our services may be handled by our payment service provider.  We will share your Personal Data with our payment service provider only to fulfil necessary requirements in relation to queries or complaints relating to payments.

Deletion and retention of your Personal Information:
We do not keep Personal Data for longer than is necessary for the purpose(s) that it is held.

Your rights:
In certain circumstances, you have the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of Personal Data or restrict the processing of Data or object to processing, as well as the right to Data portability. You also have the right to withdraw consent at any time, withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.

General exclusions for the right to erasure of your Personal Data include compliance with legal obligations or claims.

You can get in touch with us via email [info [at]] or unsubscribe from the Newsletter via the unsubscribe link in the footer of the newsletter.

You have a legal right to complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your Personal Data infringes data protection laws.

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:
This Privacy Policy is effective as of 11 May 2018 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

We may notify you of significant changes to this Policy by email or via our Website.