WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT AND HOW DO WE USE IT?
The content you Share With Us
When you share content with us (for example, when you post a comment on one of our blog posts or submit a photo to our gallery), we may collect the following information: your name, email address, and which Banjo product or service you are discussing.
We will not use this information for any other purpose other than to provide and improve the Service.
Information We Collect Automatically When You Use Our Sites/Services
We may collect information about your browser, operating system, IP address and other technical data automatically when you visit or use our sites or services.
This data helps us understand which areas of our sites are the most popular and help us to improve them based on user feedback.
Information from other sources, including Group companies
Information Which Allows Us to Recognise You
We may receive information about you or your device from other sources, including third-party advertising services. This information allows us to recognise you and provide relevant advertising on our website. We also collect data about how people use our site so that we can improve it. This data is used by us and our service providers in order to analyse traffic patterns, determine audience interests, and carry out customer surveys.
You can always unsubscribe from these communications by following instructions in any email we send you.
GDPR Data Protection Rights
We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
WHAT LAWFUL BASIS DO WE RELY ON FOR PROCESSING?
Necessary for the performance of a contract
We will process your personal data on the basis that it is necessary for us to provide our products and services to you if you are a customer, such as a magazine subscriber or an attendee at one of our events.
We will process your personal data on the basis that you have given us your consent to do so.
For legitimate interests pursued by the controller and for which no matching interest exists in the individual. We will process your personal data on the basis that we have a legitimate interest in carrying out our activities, such as marketing or research purposes. We may also process personal data where it is necessary for us to protect our rights or property, or where we are required by law to do so.
Compliance With Laws
We will process your personal data on the basis that we are required to do so by law.
We may also process personal data where it is necessary for us to protect our customers, or individuals who have entered into a contract with us.
Necessary for the performance of a task carried out in connection with an enquiry about goods or services
We willprocess your personal data on the basis that we have a legitimate interest in carrying out our activities, such as market research. We may also process personal data where it is necessary for us to protect our rights or property, or where we are required by law to do so.
For the following activities, we rely on Legitimate Interests:
- Our products and services are provided, maintained, improved, and developed.
- We may, for example, deliver direct marketing communications to consumers in the United States that include material we deliver on behalf of advertisers.
- In a business-to-business context, sending marketing communications about the goods and services of carefully selected firms.
- Handling unsubscribe requests and suppression. Using publicly accessible business contact information to do research.
WHO ELSE HAS ACCESS TO YOUR DATA?
External Service Providers
We use external service providers such as Facebook and Google Analytics to assist in the administration of this website. These companies have access to anonymous user data that is aggregated and does not include any personally identifiable information.
Professional Advisers/Companies, As Well As Auditing Organizations
We may disclose information about our customers or users to professional advisers and companies that we assess, in our sole discretion, provide services that are reasonably necessary for the operation of this website or the fulfilment of our contractual obligations. We may also disclose information about our customers or users to auditors who are evaluating practices relating to financial reporting.
Third-party Products and Services are Offered in Conjunction With Ours
We may offer products and services from third-party suppliers, such as Facebook and Google. When you use these products or services, their operators have access to your information either through the websites where those products are offered or directly through our systems.
We Do Not Sell Personally Identifiable Information
Please note that we do not sell personal identifiable information to any third party for marketing purposes. We only disclose your personal data when it is required by law or a valid legal process served on us (such as a grand jury subpoena).
We have affiliated companies, which may collect data about our customers and users. We use group companies to help us operate this website, provide customer service and meet legal requirements. The member companies of the group are obligated not to use your personal data for any other purpose.
We may use social media to share information about our products and services with our followers. This includes (but is not limited to) sharing of content from articles on this website, as well as links to other websites. If you have connected your account with third-party social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter, those platforms will also collect data about your visits to this and other websites while logged in (including the site you are visiting). Unless you explicitly allow us otherwise, we do not collect personal data that would identify individuals.
Protecting Children’s Privacy
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. We do not knowingly collect or track personal data from anyone under the age of 18 without their explicit consent. If we become aware that we have collected personal data from a child without proper consent, we will delete that information immediately.
We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
Pick My Banjo does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.