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Privacy Policy

Business News Wales LTD

At Business News Wales we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This privacy policy sets out the privacy practices for Business News Wales Ltd, company number 9660198 registered office Unit 1B, The Old Brewery Quarter, St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AD

Our website is www.businessnewswales.com (the “Website”) and all associated sub-domains.

In order to provide our services to you and to promote our business, we will need to collect and process certain personal information about you.

We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information, in accordance with the applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation, together the “Data Protection Laws”. This privacy policy describes how we collect and use personal information about you during and after our relationship with you.

If you have any questions at all about this policy or the Website, or about how we use and process your personal information, please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail at [email protected] or, alternatively, in writing to Business News Wales Ltd, Unit 1B, The Old Brewery Quarter, St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AD

If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the Website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. Continued use of the Website will constitute your agreement to any such changes.

Access to our website is free. You can browse our site without entering any personal information and therefore remain anonymous during your visit, There is an option to be kept up to date with our daily email news summary or other regional or niche newsletters.

Preferences and demographic information is used to help us improve our service and products. The more we know about you, the better we can serve you.

If you choose to subscribe to our newsletters, your name and email address are used to send you relevant email messages which contain the latest industry news, product updates and special offers. If you decide you no longer want to receive our communications, you can email unsubscribe at any time.

For the purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Business News Wales Limited is the data controller of your personal data collected in connection with your use of our Website. 

The personal information we collect may include your name, address, email address, organisation name,  IP address, region and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.

We may use your information to process enquiries that you’ve made, carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us, seek your views or comments on the services we provide, notify you of changes to our services, send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest.

These may include information about news campaigns, events, other marketing activities or promotions;

  • We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis.
  • We will not sell or rent your information to third parties unless explicitly stated.
  • We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes unless explicitly stated.

We may pass your information to our third party service providers, agents subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (to process and send you mailings). However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own direct marketing purposes.

Please be reassured that we will not release your information to third parties for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes, unless you have requested us to do so, or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.

We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation, or if we’re under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to enforce or apply our terms of use or to protect the rights, property or safety of our supporters and customers. However, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us about what we do or about new exciting innovative products and services, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information.

The accuracy of your information is important to us. We’re working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: [email protected] or write to us at Unit 1B, The Old Brewery Quarter, St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AD

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information Business News Wales Ltd hold about you.

When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely.

We may analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you. We may make use of additional information about you when it is available from external sources to help us do this effectively. We may also use your personal information to detect and reduce fraud and credit risk.

Like many other websites, Business News Wales website uses cookies. ‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual. For example, we use cookies to store your country preference. This helps us to improve our website and deliver a better more personalised service.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. Turning cookies off may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.

With your permission, our website utilises the Conversion Tracking Pixel service of Facebook Inc. This tool allows us to follow the actions of users after they are redirected to a provider’s website by clicking on a Facebook advertisement. We are thus able to record the efficacy of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes. The collected data remain anonymous. This means that we cannot see the personal data of any individual user. However, the collected data are saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook is able to connect the data with your Facebook account and use the data for their own advertising purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Use Policy found under: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. Facebook Conversion Tracking also allows Facebook and its partners to show you advertisements on and outside Facebook. In addition, a cookie will be saved onto your computer for these purposes.

We use the Conversion Tracking service of Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (“Twitter”). This tracking records if a user of our website clicks on a link posted by Twitter. In this way, both we and Twitter can see if a registration has taken place. The identity of the user remains anonymous. In addition, we use Twitter’s Tailored Audiences service. This enables us to appeal to our website’s users with targeted advertisements. To do this, Twitter uses a code snippet (tag) which we have integrated into our website. No personal data are collected during this process.

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.

We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

This Policy was last updated in May 2018 and will be reviewed again in June 2018.