This Policy was last updated on 5th August 2020
The International Express (“we”, “us” or “Express”) is registered to collect and process personal data under the Data Protection Act 2018 (“Act”). The International Express is the data controller of personal information collected by us for the purposes of the Act. We respect and safeguard the privacy of the users of internationalexpress.com and internationalexpress.com (“website”), The International Express App and readers of our newspaper which include The International Express, The International Express (“ Newspaper”).
1. What information do we gather?
1.1 We gather information that relates to, and can identify you (e.g. your name and address) and information that does not identify you (e.g. a visitor’s behaviour patterns when they visit our website). We collect information that does not identify you to in order to evaluate our site performance/usability, ensure that our site and services run properly and ensure we are paid for advertising services we offer. We might also collect IP addresses through the placement of cookies which means your numerical address is automatically collected when you access the website and is placed in our Internet access logs.
2. How do we gather Information?
3. Cookies and how we use them
4. How do you decide how you want to hear from us?
4.1 We always explain why and how we might contact you at the point you give your information to us. We also provide the means for you to grant or withhold your permission for us to contact you. We do this by using opt out or opt-in tick boxes. If the boxes aren’t there, it’s because we will not use your information for any other purpose than that for which you give it (e.g. to administer a subscription). 4.2 When responding to promotions, offers etc. by insert or coupon, if you do not wish for your details to be used by us to send you promotions and offers, please make this clear by stating “No Offers”. 4.3 You may modify your preferences or get further information by: writing to us at: Data Department, IPG Media Pty Ltd, PO Box 393, Belmont WA 6984, Australia or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and your wishes will be honoured.
5. How we use your information
6. Managing Cookie Preferences
6.1 Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this look at the “help” menu on your browser. Switching off cookies may restrict your use of the website and/or delay or affect the way in which it operates. 6.2 If you would prefer to just restrict third party cookies, visit www.youronlinechoices.com or click on the AdChoices logo that you will see in the corner of advertisements that carry behavioural targeting cookies.
7.1 The password you provide when registering with the website is encrypted to ensure protection against unauthorised access of your personal information. 7.2 We invest in high-quality security and do our utmost to protect user privacy. No data transmission over the Internet can be entirely secure, and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and/or use of the website. Any information that you send is at your own risk and may be read by others. However once we have received your personal information we use strict procedures both ourselves and with our suppliers to protect the security of your personal information.
8. Disclosing your information
8.1 We may disclose your personal information if required to do i) in order to fulfil any request you have made through us (e.g. ordering goods to be supplied by a third party on our behalf), ii) by law or iii) in good-faith believing such action is necessary to comply with the law or contract e.g. for a bank or card company to process your payment for purchase of goods. 8.2 We will not sell or otherwise share your personal information with third parties without your consent except in the case of our data service providers (who are used for example to manage your subscription).
9. Accessing and Updating your personal information
We want to ensure that we provide you with the best possible service. Please therefore always keep us updated of any changes to your personal information, for example, if your email address changes. 9.1 How do I change my personal details? You can update your details and marketing preferences by accessing your account pages on the website, by emailing email@example.com or by writing to us at: Data Department, IPG Media Pty Ltd, PO Box 393, Belmont, WA 6984, Australia 9.2 What information do you hold on me? You have the right to access the personal information we hold about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org There will be an administrative charge of AUD20.00 for providing a copy of this information.
10. What does providing us with personal information mean?