UPDATED AUGUST 14TH 2022
And now, the small print!
This is about your data and privacy.
WHAT IS THIS ABOUT
Regulation in the UK and the European Union requires any website handling the personal data of its citizens to make a policy available detailing what info we have, how its collected and why we have it.
The regulation is called GDPR and you read more about it here, including the new rights it gives users within the UK and EU.
Our users’ privacy is vitally important to us and we hope this policy helps the understanding of all our customers and visitors, both inside of the UK/Europe and outside it.
We have tried to write concisely, in simple and easy to understand language.
When “our site”, “us” and “we” are mentioned, these terms refer to promixedwrestling.com, operated by PMW UK Videos, based in Great Britain.
If you have any questions or requests relating to these issues, contact the Data Controller of PMW UK Videos at firstname.lastname@example.org
WHO COLLECTS DATA FOR US
Fact is we do not handle huge amounts of personal data but as a business selling products, we need to collect what is necessary.
Let’s break this down – the main collection and processing of personal information is carried out on our behalf by four service providers:
WordPress – our site is hosted on the wordpress.com platform (operated by a company called Automatic).
E-Junkie – provides our e-shopping solution and handles the emailing to customers of customs and downloads links.
Paypal – processes your payments for customs and downloads.
Amazon Web Services – our customs and downloads are kept in Amazon’s web storage, so when you are emailed a link to download videos you connect to Amazon.
Clearly there are a few familiar names here! Click on each company’s name to read its own data and privacy policies relating to GDPR and how they serve promixedwrestling.com and our users.
OUR SITE AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTS SOME DATA
Like most other websites, there is an automatic exchange of some data to enable you to visit our pages.
“We collect the information that web browsers, mobile devices, and servers typically make available about visitors to a Site, such as the IP address, browser type, unique device identifiers, language preference, referring site, the date and time of access, operating system, and mobile network information.”
An IP address gives broad information on where your device is connected to your internet provider and which one e.g. AT&T, BT etc.
Apart from technical reasons, anonymous data collected in this way can help us, for example, see how many visitors we have from certain countries or from which websites our users have been referred.
You will connect with Amazon’s servers, sharing your IP address and other technical information, to download a video.
YOU VOLUNTEER THE MOST PERSONAL DATA
Our customers volunteer certain personal information which enables us to collect your payments and email you downloads.
If you buy something from us – you will provide personal and payment information that is needed to process the transaction.
Paypal requests your name, physical address, bank/credit card information (if paying this way) and email address to process purchases.
Paypal shares your registered name, email address and sometimes your physical address with us and with our e-shopping service, e-junkie which aggregates information into a transaction log for us.
E-Junkie which delivers downloads to our customers requests your name, email address and location (country and post code) and automatically logs your IP address, all of which we can see.
Location information we are provided, including your physical address as registered with Paypal and the IP address of your computer, is crucial as it helps us to make sales tax/VAT payments depending on where you live.
ATTENTION AMERICAN CUSTOMERS
For our calculations of U.S. sales taxes, we sometimes check IP addresses for some American sales to learn what states customers have connected from.
U.S. sales taxes vary from state to state.
We use the IP address checker at NordVPN which has a no logs policy and it assures us that records of searches are not stored. For more information, please read its terms.
OUR THIRD PARTY COLLEAGUES ASSURE US OF TIGHT SECURITY
Records of sales and relevant personal data are kept securely by our four main service providers in the US and outside it.
We have secure online access to sales records from E-Junkie and Paypal for an indefinite period (see the legal reasoning for this below).
E-Junkie states it “has stringent security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.”
Similarly Paypal says: “We maintain technical, physical, and administrative security measures designed to provide reasonable protection for your Personal Data against loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, and alteration”.
promixedwrestling.com also receives email notifications of each sale from both E-Junkie and Paypal. We strive to regularly delete these emails.
Cookies are super common online – in WordPress’ words, cookies are “small pieces of data, stored in text files…widely used to ‘remember’ you and your preferences”.
Watch this short video by Google, which operates You Tube, to find out more about what cookies are:
As the video explains, cookies can be used to target ads to visitors. If you live within the EU, you must choose to accept cookies at promixedwrestling.com before WordPress.com will set, or allow its ad partners to set, cookies that are used to show you targeted ads. (You should have seen a banner pop up, asking you to approve.)
E-Junkie, which operates our e-shopping cart – says of its cookie use: “We use a small number of GDPR compliant tracking methods. These services use a combination of temporary and long-lived cookies to identify each buyer’s unique shopping cart instance. These cookies are only used for a better user experience and not for personal information tracking or internal use. These cookies don’t store any valuable information regarding the user.”
THE LEGAL REASONING FOR WHAT WE DO WITH YOUR DATA
We require a limited amount of personal data to:
- Run our website and provide you with our products i.e. so you can buy customs and downloads and these items can be emailed to you.
- Manage our business e.g. to complete our own accounts, make appropriate sales tax payments and analyse sales.
- Fulfil legal obligations e.g. protect our business from fraud.
Please refer to our service providers for their own policies regarding use of data.
OUR WEBSITE IS NOT FOR CHILDREN
Although our site is not adult entertainment, on our landing page and at the top of every page, we make it clear that we believe our content is suitable for over 18 year olds only. We will never knowingly engage with or sell to children and young people under this age.
HOW WE COMMUNICATE WITH YOU
We currently do not process personal data for organised marketing purposes, for example a newsletter. If we do this in the future, there will be a clear opt in and opt out policy.
If you leave a message in the comments section of our website, we can see your WordPress.com username – as can the whole world online!
We update our social media pages with the latest news about the website.
We endeavour to reply to as many social media comments and messages as possible, some of which you post publicly.
Your social media friends may see what you’ve liked, shared or commented on at our pages.
If you email us or private message us on social media, clearly we can see your given identity.
YOUR RIGHTS WITHIN THE EU
European data protection laws are complex and there are limitations to the below but, broadly speaking, EU citizens have the right to:
- Request access to your personal data;
- Request correction or deletion of your personal data;
- Object to our use and processing of your personal data;
- Request that we limit our use and processing of your personal data; and
- Request portability of your personal data.
If you have any questions or requests relating to these issues, contact the Data Controller (PMW UK Videos) at email@example.com
THANK YOU FOR READING AND BE REST ASSURED WE TAKE YOUR PRIVACY INCREDIBLY SERIOUSLY.
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