Divine Magazine is committed to safeguarding your privacy. Contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data and we will gladly assist you.
The policy sets out the different areas where User privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the Users, the website and website owners. Furthermore, the way this website processes, stores and protects User data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
Data Controller and Owner – Divine Magazine, and the Owner of this Application
The Application – The hardware or software tool used to derive and collect the Personal Data
Personal Data or data – Information collected within the Application which can serve to identify the natural person or ‘User’ of this site
User – The individual using this Application, or the Data Subject, to which the Personal Data refer.
Data Subject – The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers
The Website (‘the Application’)
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to User privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its Users throughout their visiting experience.
This Application may send push notifications to the User.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Cookies are small files saved to the User’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the User’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the Users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and it’s external serving vendors.
Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days though some may take longer.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Contact & Communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but would advise Users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your User rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.
This service is not directed to children under the age of 17. Minors should only use this site with the permission or assistance of an adult – parent or guardian.
By registering an account with this Application, the User agrees and allows the Application to identify them and give them access to the services requested or provided.
Personal Data is collected to allow the owner to provide its services. It is used for the purposes of data analysis, making comments on the content contained within this Application, interaction with social and external networks, registration, subscriptions, and feed management.
Below is a list of the applications that may be accessed to operate the service and/or display content, including the use of social widgets and buttons. Authorization, authentication and registration services connected to any/each of these applications may also be utilised:
Displaying content from external sites – Vimeo, SoundCloud, YouTube
Interaction with other social networks
The various Privacy Policies for these sites can be located at the end of this policy.
The types of Personal Data that may be collected by this Application or through third parties:
- First Name
- Last name
- Usage data
- Email address
- IP address
Users are responsible for any Personal Data of other parties, used within this Application, and duly agree that they have said other third parties consent to provide this data within the Application.
The Data Controller confirms that it will process all personal User data in a fit and proper manner and that appropriate security measures have been taken to prevent the loss, manipulation, disclosure or unauthorised access of this data. The User confirms that they are aware that the Data Controller may, on occasion, be required to reveal personal data when requested to by public or legal authorities.
The User can always request that their Personal Data be removed from the Application by sending an email to [email protected].
Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data can be obtained by sending an email to [email protected]
This Application may enable payment processing services by credit card, bank transfer, Paypal or other means. The only information required for the transaction to be successfully executed is shared with the financial parties handling the transaction. Said financial parties and their services may also enable messages to be sent to the User confirming the status of the payment.
This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the User.
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity with more relevant content based around their activity.
In compliance with EU, law subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to unsubscribe will by detailed instead.
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, Users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.) The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should, therefore, note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, who may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement, and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage Users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default, some social media platforms shorten lengthy URLs [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).
Users are advised to take caution and good judgment before clicking any shortened URLs published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URLs are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and, therefore, this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
When you submit a support question or general enquiry, we collect your first name, last name and your email address so that we can correspond with you. Your personal data will only be stored on this website ís database, we do not keep any other copies. Our Webhost is GDPR certified and compliant, so you can rest assured, your information is safe.
Freedom of Information request
Below we show you all of the data stored by our website. Select the data you wish the site owner to anonymise so it cannot be linked to your email address any longer. It is the sites owner responsibility to act upon your request. When your data is anonymized you will receive an email confirmation.
Requests Table & Rights of Data Subject
Right to Erasure Requests The Data Subject (you) are able to submit a request to be erased from the site. When a request is made, the Data Subject will receive an email confirmation to confirm the deletion request. After email confirmation, the user request is added to the requests table for review by the Administrator. If the Data Subject has content published on the site for any post types or comments, they will be added to this table. If they do not have any content, they will receive a confirmation of erasure request and be provided a 6 digit Token for safekeeping after erasure in case of recover data needs. The requests table allows the Administrator to reassign any content to another user or delete it. In the event of comments, the Data Subjectís content would be made anonymous. Admin can also manually add users to the erasure requests table with a manual email search.
Right to Access Data Request & User Data Portability
The Data Subject can place a request to download their data. After requesting their data, the user will receive a double opt-in confirmation email then the plugin will generate an XML or JSON file, which will be emailed to them for download with an expiration time of 48 hours.
Right to Rectify & Complaint Requests
The Data Subject can place a request to rectify data or file a complaint. After making their request, the user will receive a double opt-in confirmation email and then add them to the table for admin to handle the request.Email Marketing We use email marketing to keep you uptodate as well as newsletters. Each of our mailshots is fully GDPR Compliant and will contain an opt-out notification if you no longer want to receive them. For email marketing, we store the absolute minimum, your name and email address
Resources & Further Information