CONDÉ NAST PUBLICATIONS LTD
the Websites) produced by Condé Nast Publications Ltd (Condé Nast,
we, us). For a list of the websites, please click here
It is your responsibility to read and understand this privacy
policy. By visiting our Website you are agreeing and consenting to
it, you are not authorised to access or otherwise use the Websites,
or take part in any of the programmes and offers that we
our User Agreement which can be found at: www.condenast.co.uk/terms
Our legal status under UK data protection law is that of a data
controller and in this capacity we will securely store and process
your personal information which you have provided to us. Data
controller is a legal term used in the Data Protection Act 1998
(the Act) to signify the person who controls what to do with any
given personal information. As a data controller we have
registered with the Information Commissioner's Office and our
registration number is Z5497344.
We are committed to safeguarding your privacy online. We
appreciate that you do not want any personal information you
provide to us distributed indiscriminately and here we explain how
we collect information, what we do with it and what controls you
check back here frequently.
- What personal information do we collect from you?
- How is your personal information processed, stored and kept
- How do we use your personal information?
- Do we share your personal information with anyone else?
- Are there any age restrictions on supplying personal
- How long will we keep your personal information?
- Changing your mind about receiving marketing messages.
- Social media.
- Other websites.
- Access to personal information and keeping your personal
information accurate and up-to-date.
- How to contact us.
What personal information do we collect from you?
1.1 What is
personal information? Personal information is any information
that allows someone to identify you, including, for example, your
name, address, telephone and mobile numbers, email address, as well
as any information about you that is associated with or linked to,
or could be linked to, any of the foregoing data.
personal information is collected when you register or fill in a
form on a Website, contact Condé Nast, or complete a form in any of
our publications which may relate, for example, to subscriptions,
competitions, offers and promotions. This includes information you
provide when you register to use our Website, subscribe to
newsletters, place an order or participate in discussion boards on
our Website. The information you give us may include your
name, address, email, phone number and payment details.
Personal information that is provided by you will only be used for
the purpose for which it is provided, unless you are informed
otherwise at the time of giving the information.
Nast will from time to time collect information from you for the
purpose of creating de-personalised data that does not reveal your
identity. Condé Nast uses this information to improve our
products and occasionally for other internal purposes. This
information is only used in de-personalised form and is not
connected to any name, address or other personal identifying
How is your information processed, stored and kept secure?
personal information may be processed both in and outside the
UK. When you submit your details in whichever country you are
situated you agree to the information being processed in the
2.2 We may
also process or transfer your personal information outside the UK
(and possibly to places outside the European Economic Area, which
is all EU member states plus Norway, Iceland and
Liechtenstein). Condé Nast shall take reasonable steps to
ensure that any transfer of your personal information to a country
or territory outside the European Economic Area, whose laws may
provide for a lesser standard of protection for your personal
information than that provided under European law, shall have
adequate protection (such as model contractual arrangements as
approved by the EU).
Websites and our servers, wherever they are based, have appropriate
technical and organisational measures in place to protect against
unauthorised or unlawful use of your personal information as well
as the accidental loss, destruction or damage of your personal
information whilst under our control.
However no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to
be 100% secure and whilst we strive to protect your personal
information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information
you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.
How do we use your personal information?
Nast processes personal information for the following purposes:
- providing you with goods and/or services that you have
requested and communicating with you about those products and
- monitoring, developing and improving the Websites, our services
and your experience;
- providing a personalised service;
- conducting market research surveys;
- running competitions;
- providing you with information about Condé Nast's, or our
business partners' products and services where you have provided
your consent. You will always be able to opt-out or
unsubscribe from these messages;
- send out email alerts you have agreed to receive. You
will always be able to unsubscribe from these messages;
- processing and dealing with any complaints or enquiries made by
you or legally on your behalf;
- we may also be required to disclose your personal information
to authorities who can request this information by law that is
binding on Condé Nast, for instance for the prevention and
detection of crime, the capture or prosecution of offenders and the
assessment or collection of taxes; and
- other purposes related to any of the above.
Nast may also contact you about your registration details, to
manage any account or subscription you have with us, or to provide
customer service, even if you have opted-out of or declined to
consent to receiving promotional emails. We may also contact
sufficiently important to notify you about them.
Do we share your personal information with anyone else?
4.1 We may
share your personal information with any member of our group, which
means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its
subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act
4.2 We may
disclose your personal information to partners of Condé Nast who
supply services to you on behalf of Condé Nast and who need to
process personal information in the provision of such
services. When you request goods and services from Condé
Nast, you are consenting to the disclosure of your personal
information to Condé Nast's partners who may provide such goods and
services under contract and guarantee to our satisfaction that they
have sufficiently robust processes in place to ensure the security
of your personal information whilst it is in their care.
4.3 We may
disclose your personal information to third parties:
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in
which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective
seller or buyer of such business or assets.
If all or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a
third party, in which case personal data held by us about our
customers will be one of the transferred assets.
4.4 We may
disclose depersonalised data (such as aggregated statistics) about
the users of our Websites in order to describe our sales,
customers, traffic patterns and other site information to
prospective partners, advertisers, investors and other reputable
third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics
will include no personally identifying information.
certain circumstances we may occasionally be required by law, court
order or governmental authority to disclose certain types of
personal information and we reserve the right to comply with any
such legally binding request. Examples of the type of
situation where this would occur would be:
- in the administration of justice;
- where we have to defend ourselves legally;
- in complying with the mandatory requirements of a government
department collecting information; and
- to protect or defend the rights or property of Condé Nast
Publications Ltd or users of our services.
than this, Condé Nast will not disclose any of your personal
information to any other third parties without your consent.
Are there any age restrictions on supplying personal information to
If you are aged  or under, please get your parent/guardian's
permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to
the Websites. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide
us with personal information. If we become aware that you are under
 and are attempting to or have submitted personal information
via the Websites without your parent/guardian's permission, we will
not accept such information and we will take steps to remove such
information from our records. This may involve us having to access
and verify your age and other relevant details.
How long will we keep your personal information?
We will hold your personal information on our systems only for
as long as is necessary.
Changing your mind about receiving marketing messages.
We give you choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing
of your personal information. When you register on one of our
sites or respond to one of our communications or offers, we will
ask you to make choices about receiving further marketing
communications from us. Should you wish to stop receiving
marketing communications from us, you will be able to unsubscribe
or opt-out, or you can contact us and we will make the changes for
you. Our contact details are at the end of this privacy
policy. Please remember to include your full name and address
in order that we may make the changes that you request.
Condé Nast Cookies
"Cookies" are pieces of information that a website transfers to
your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about
you. Cookies are common and won't do anything to harm your
system - they simply store or gather information. They help
you to get the most out of your visit to our Websites.
8.2 We may
collect information about your computer including, where available,
your IP address, operating system and browser type for system
administration as part of our audit trail process. Most web
browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can
change your browser to prevent that. You are not obliged to accept
cookies and you can adjust your browser's setting to prevent it
from accepting cookies on your computer - go to www.allaboutcookies.org
for instructions on how to disable cookies. However, you may
not be able to take full advantage of our Websites if you do
Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be
accessed by other servers, which means they cannot be used to track
your movements around the web. Although they can be used to store
information which may identify a user's computer, cookies do not
personally identify users and passwords and credit card information
are not stored in cookies.
Websites use two main types of cookies:
Per-session cookies. We only use these whilst you are
visiting our website and they are deleted when you leave.
They remember you as you move between pages, for example recording
the items you add to an online shopping basket. They also
help maintain security.
Persistent cookies. These cookies stay on your computer
until they expire or are deleted. We set automatic deletion
dates so that we don't keep your information for longer than we
- Gather customer journey information across our sites and fulfil
any of your requests;
- Ensure your privacy when you visit our secure sites;
- Store login details for our secure sites;
- Store details of your marketing preferences to improve and
enhance your visit to our sites;
- Evaluate our sites' advertising and promotional effectiveness -
all information is anonymised and we don't share it with
- Remember settings you have applied to a Website such as layout,
font size, preferences, colours etc;
- Detect if a service has already been offered to you so that we
don't ask you again.
Third Party Cookies
Condé Nast Website
Condé Nast uses Google Analytics, which sets a cookie in order
to anonymously identify when users return to specific websites.
Google uses the information sent with this cookie to store a
history of website pages visited in a user's session. This data
will not be used to associate any part of your identity, anonymous
or not, with any other data held by Google.
Further information about how to opt-out of this cookie can be
Facebook Like Button cookies
When you create or log in to an account on http://www.facebook.com cookies
are stored on your computer in order to remain logged-in to your
facebook account when visiting http://www.facebook.com again.
The Facebook Like Button used on our Website is hosted by Facebook
and your browser therefore sends this cookie data to Facebook when
creating the button inside your browser. This data is used by
Facebook in order to associate the Facebook Like Button with your
Facebook account. This information is not accessible to us, and is
not sent to us by Facebook.
can be found at
Twitter Share Button
When you create or log in to an account on http://www.twitter.com cookies
are stored on your computer in order to remain logged-in to your
twitter account when visiting http://www.twitter.com again.
The Twitter Share
Button used on our Website is hosted by http://www.twitter.com and your
browser therefore sends this cookie data to Twitter when creating
the button inside your browser. This data is used by Twitter in
order to associate the Twitter Share Button with your Twitter
account. This data is not accessible to us, and is not sent to us
can be found at https://twitter.com/privacy
Google +1 Button
When you create or log in to an account on http://www.google.com cookies are
stored on your computer in order to remain logged-in to your Google
account when visiting http://www.google.com again. The
Google +1 Button used on our Website is hosted by http://www.google.comand your
browser therefore sends this cookie data to Google when creating
the button inside your browser. This data is used by Google in
order to associate the Google
+1 Button with your Google account. This data is not accessible
to us, and is not sent to us by Google.
can be found at https://twitter.com/privacy
Condé Nast uses Google Double Click to serve
advertisements. Advertisements are received from Google
Double Click servers to your browser along with a cookie to
anonymously identify you as you visit websites which serve
advertising from Google Double Click servers.
More information about this cookie, including how to opt-out of
receiving the cookie can be found at http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/
From time to time, advertisers may include digital assets which
set cookies on an advertiser's domain or on the domain of our
Website. These cookies will only store anonymous information about
your interaction with a specific advert and will not be used to
personally identify you.
You may find out more information, including how to opt-out of
these cookies being set in your browser by visiting
networking sites, such as Facebook, among others, work with us as
trusted third party partners. We also work with application
developers who specialise in social media, so that we can connect
with your social networks. We provide access to our Websites
for third parties and business partners so that we can generate
interest in our products and services among members of your social
networks and to allow you to share product and service interests
with friends in your network.
9.2 We do
not control how your personal information is collected, stored or
used by such third party sites or to whom it is disclosed.
You should review the privacy policies and settings on any social
networking site that you subscribe to so that you understand the
information they may be sharing. If you do not want your
networking sites to share information about you, you must contact
that site and determine whether it gives you the opportunity to
opt-out of sharing such information. Condé Nast is not
responsible for how these third party sites may use information
collected from or about you.
10.1 This privacy
policy applies only to our Websites. There are links on these
Websites to third party websites over which Condé Nast has no
control and when you click on advertisements or links you will
leave our Websites and go to another site and thereafter it is that
10.2 Condé Nast
accepts no responsibility or liability for any third party
practices on third party websites. Condé Nast advises you to
carefully read third party privacy statements prior to the use of
any third party website.
to personal information and keeping your personal information
accurate and up-to-date.
11.1 You are entitled
to see the information we hold about you. If you wish to
access the personal information held by us, you should contact us
in writing using the information provided below.
11.2 If we are legally
able, we will provide you with copies of all the personal
information we hold about you, on payment of a nominal
administration charge of £10. We are also obliged to request
that you provide us with identification so that we can be certain
that you are entitled to receive the requested data.
11.3 Please help us to
keep our records of your personal information up-to-date by
notifying us of any changes or corrections to the personal
information we hold about you.
12. How to
to contact us concerning any matter relating to your personal
information then please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or write to us at:
The Data Controller
Condé Nast Publications Limited
London, W1S 1JU