Last Word Media Limited, (hereafter LWM), takes your privacy and security extremely seriously. The information below explains how we deal with the information that you supply to us, as well as covering areas such as website telemetry and cookies.
LWM is a publisher of specialist business publications, including International Adviser, Portfolio Adviser and Expert Investor Europe. The digital side of the business runs all the online activities including our websites, online eNewsletter distribution and related services such as online event booking.
In order to provide our users with the best possible experience, and to ensure that we are able to refine and improve our online products and services, we utilise a variety of tools, such as cookies.
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users while providing a personalised and valuable service. As part of our service, we collect data from users. We are registered with the UK’s Information Commission as Data Controllers in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Our registered address is Last Word Media (UK) Ltd, 4th Floor, 120 Moorgate, London EC2M6UR
Details of data gathered
We collect information that could be used to identify you in our registration forms. The information that we hold on you includes:
- Your name
- Job Title
- Company Name
- Email address
- Country of residence
- Which newsletters, magazine and events you are subscribed to and which ones you are not.
To attempt to create a more relevant, personalised website, we also hold information on your browsing patterns.
We will also add to the data we hold on you if you use our other services. So, for instance, if you subscribe to our magazines, then we will also hold your mailing address.
We have various relationships with other companies who may also request your data – please read their privacy policies.
Our websites tell your browser to store information about you in the form of cookies. That allows you to store passwords and automatically log in to the site, it might track where you’ve been, etc.
Sometimes we might send a transparent pixel in an email – this is a way of checking to see if the email has been opened or not.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information.
Last Word Media may use your data for various purposed, including:
Allowing access to some of our social networking features Sending news bulletins, special offers, information about our events, various third-party promotions Personalising your web browsing experience Faster processing of registration Pooling the data We also aggregate the information and use it in various ways that don’t identify you.
- To analyse the profile of our users
- To audit the site
- To make advertisers aware what type of people visit us.
LWM uses the latest technology to ensure that the details you provide to us are kept secure. We deploy 256bit encryption technology using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) on all pages that you use to provide us with secure information.
You will see the URL address bar of your browser start with HTTPS:// and depending on which browser you are using, a padlock will be displayed to give you a visual prompt that you are on a secure page.
So for example, when you are entering your user information including passwords and the like on our registration pages, this information is securely encrypted on the page before being sent to our web server for storage and/or verification.
In addition to our “on-site” security, we also deploy the most robust and up-to-date technology “off-site” to ensure that any data we store adheres to best practice methodology.
If you have any further questions concerning our security systems and procedures, please contact the customer services team by email at email@example.com . We will endeavour to reply to enquiries within 48 hours or receipt.