Privacy Policy

Last updated 5th December 2016


Touchtechmedia Limited (TTM) knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This Privacy Policy (this "Policy") explains TTM’s treatment of information that we collect when you are on our website located at buymymag.co.uk (the "Site") and when you use our products and services (collectively, the " Service"). By using our Site and the Service, you are accepting the practices described in our Policy. This Policy does not apply to the practices of operators of websites you may visit before or after visiting the Site and the owners or publishers of the Publications you purchase, download or otherwise access through the Service. Each of these may have their own policies to which you may subject.

Information We Collect

TTM collects information from users, which may include personally identifiable information ("Personal Information"), at different points on the Site and through the Service:

Information You Give Us

We receive and store information you enter on the Site or give us in any other way. This information includes but is not limited to:

  • Service data:
    When you use the Service, we ask that you provide basic contact information such as your email address to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions.
  • Order data:
    When you order Publications through the Service, we collect your mobile number and email address
  • Voluntary information:
    We may collect additional information at other times, including but not limited to, when you provide feedback or communicate with TTM or buymymag.co.uk customer support.

Information Collected Automatically

We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us via the Site. To do this, we may use cookies and other techniques to gather this information. This information includes but is not limited to:

  • Computer and device configuration, identification and location:

We automatically receive and log information from your browser, including but not limited to your IP address, the name and ID of your computer, mobile device and other devices, your operating system, browser type and version, CPU speed, connection speed, and location information based on your IP address and as derived from GPS or similar features on your mobile device and other devices.

  • Referral, clickstream, and site interaction data:

We may also record the URL you linked from to get to the Site, your clickstream through and from the Site, and other tracking information. We may also record other sites that you have visited and your viewing habits and patterns.

  • Email delivery and open rates:

To help us make our emails more useful and interesting, and to ensure that we are delivering the Publications you have ordered, we often receive a confirmation when you receive and/or open email from buymymag.co.uk and when you have read the contents of that email. In addition, we collect offline readership information.

Information We Get From Other Sources

We may receive information about you from other sources, add it to your account information and treat it in accordance with this Policy. This information includes but is not limited to:

  • Customer and order data from our partners:

If you place an order for a Publication directly with the publisher, Zinio or another Zinio partner for which we provide fulfilment or another service, your account information and order information is passed to us.

  • Updated delivery and address information:

We may obtain updated contact information from third parties in order to correct our records and fulfill your orders or deliver communications to you.

  • Demographic and purchase information:

We may reference other sources of demographic and purchase information in order to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions.

How We Use Cookies

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that a website can store on your computer's hard drive. When you visit the Site, create a user account, download, subscribe to, or purchase a product or Publication from us, or sign-in to the Zinio Reader software, or perform other tasks we may set cookies or other tracking tools on your personal computer or in your computer's memory. We require that cookies be enabled in your Web browser so that we can identify you as a repeat visitor or customer and maintain session information for logged-in users. We also use cookies to track usage trends and patterns in order to better understand and improve areas of the Site.

Zinio may allow other companies that are providing content on the Site to set and access their own cookies on your computer. Other companies' use of cookies is subject to their respective privacy policies.

How We Use The Information We Collect

TTM uses information about you to:

  • Deliver the Publications and other products you order or that are sent to you
  • Verify access to secure content and your account information
  • Determine whether you meet the minimum system requirements for use of the Service
  • Provide you tailored content and instructions, renewal options and promotions
  • Service your customer support requests
  • Ask you to participate in surveys about our products and services
  • Offer you Service upgrades
  • Better understand, on an anonymous and aggregated basis, how the Service is being used, including Web traffic and reading patterns, so that we may continually improve our Service

Determine other products and services that may be of interest to you. These may be offered by TTM, buymymag.co.uk, Zinio or by third parties.

How We Share The Information We Collect

Depending upon which Publications you subscribe to and on certain contractual obligations on the part of Zinio, we may share your Personal Information as follows:

  • Publishers and partners:

Zinio will provide Publishers, and other merchants for whom Zinio sells or distributes Publications or other products, with any Personal Information that is necessary to fulfil your requests for their products, programs or services, or to satisfy other core business functions. In such circumstances, these companies will not use your Personal Information for any other purposes without your consent. In some instances, however, when you subscribe to certain publications, Zinio is contractually obligated to provide your Personal Information to these Publishers. The use of your Personal Information by these Publishers is subject to their privacy policies and these Publishers may send you unsolicited messages as well as provide your information to their partners or to other parties, any of whom may use or share your information in accordance with their policies and procedures. Zinio has no control over their use of your Personal Information.

  • Agents:

We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf such as fulfilling orders, sending email, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies or individuals will be provided access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions, but these companies and individuals have agreed or will agree to not use your Personal Information for other purposes.

  • Protection of the Site and others:

We release account and other Personal Information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; to enforce or apply our Terms of Service or other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Site, our users, or others.

  • Business transfers:

TTM may transfer Personal Information it collects in connection with a merger, acquisition or sale of all or most of the assets of Zinio related to the Site and/or the Service. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of TTM may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this Policy.

  • Trusted third parties:

With your consent, we will make your Personal Information (not including your credit card information) available to trusted third parties who offer products and services we think may be of interest to you so that you can receive information or opportunities related to those products and services. You may update your preference with regard to our sharing your Personal Information for this purpose in the "email preferences" in the "account settings" area of the Site. These third parties with whom we share your Personal Information will use your Personal Information in accordance with their own privacy policies.

TTM reserves the right to use and disclose anonymous information, including aggregate information derived from your Personal Information, to inform publishers, partners, and other interested parties as to the usage habits or characteristics of TTM’s user base; and to serve any other business purposes.

Changing or Removing Your Information

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from buymymag.co.uk marketing emails, send an email to support@buymymag.co.uk.

Security Practices

TTM uses commercially reasonable security methods to protect your Personal Information. Your Personal Information will be stored in a database located behind firewalls and accessible only to authorized personnel.

Notification of Changes

From time to time, TTM may revise this Policy. The update date first written above is used to alert you to recent changes. You should thoroughly read all such revised Privacy Policies and notices. Your continued use of the Site or the Service shall serve as your consent to any revised Privacy Policy.

How To Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy or our use of your information, please email support@buymymag.co.uk