Privacy & Cookie Policy

The below information sets out how Left Spike Fanzine uses and protects the data collected via our website. When using this site, you are legally bound to the following privacy policy, so please read carefully. The 2018 General Data Protection Regulations govern all data collection and storage by Left Spike Fanzine.

Privacy protection is something that Left Spike Fanzine are fully committed towards. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Data Collection

We may collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Running club
  • Contact information including email address
  • Other relevant information

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • Improving our products
  • Sending promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
  • Securing Your Data

Here at Left Spike Fanzine we are committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

All of the information collected from the website is retained by Left Spike Fanzine. We do not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We do not use your data to make automated decisions.

We primarily use your personal information to allow you to read our fanzines online.

We may however use your personal information to send you promotional information in the form of newsletters. You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • You may opt-out at any time by writing to or emailing us via the contact page or unsubscribing from further newsletters using the link at the bottom of the newsletter
  • Under the 2018 General Data Protection Regulations, you may request details of personal information which we hold about you, how it is processed, why it is processed, who has access to it and what processes are using your personal information
  • If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect, incomplete or you wish to request details of the personal information which we hold about you, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the below address. We will complete the request within 30 days.

Left Spike Fanzine
36 Belsize Avenue
London
NW3 4AH

Cookies Usage

Cookies are files which can be placed onto your computer’s hard drive, once permission has been given. There are numerous benefits to having cookies placed on your hard drive. If you have accepted, cookies are used to identify when you visit a particular site, as well as analyse web traffic. Cookies also facilitate a more personal web experience, allowing web applications to gather information about your personal preferences, and respond to you as an individual.

For more information on cookies you can visit the following website: www.aboutcookies.org

At Left Spike Fanzine, traffic log cookies are used to identify the pages that are being used. From the data provided by these cookies, we can analyse web page traffic and tailor our website to our customer’s needs. This information is only used for the purpose of statistical analysis.

You have the choice of whether or not to accept cookies. For your information, the majority of web browsers accept cookies. You can decline cookies within your web browser settings if necessary. However, doing so will not give you full functionality of the website. If you accept cookies, we are able to monitor which pages our visitors find useful. This provides us with information to be used for a better user experience. We do not have access to your computer or any other information about you through the use of cookies.

Our Left Spike Fanzine website uses the following cookies:

Google Analytics

This cookie allows us to see information on user website activities including, but not limited to page views, source and time spent on website. The information is depersonalised and is displayed as numbers, meaning it cannot be tracked back to individuals. This will help to protect your privacy. Using Google Analytics we can see what content is popular on our website, and strive to give you more of the things you enjoy reading and watching.

Email codes

Tracking codes that help us understand who, as well as how many people have opened or clicked on each email. This data helps us to create better emails in the future, and provide you with a better service. This data is stored on the servers of our email partners, MailChimp, and covered under their security measures.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Left Spike Fanzine. Please be aware that Left Spike Fanzine is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this website.

Hyperlinks on this site may be shortened. The purpose of which is to hide long links for functionality and tracking purposes.

We reserve the right to alter and change information provided in this document at our own discretion and therefore this document should be regularly referred to for updates and variations.

If you have any questions regarding this policy, our contact details are as follows or you can email us at: info@leftspikefanzine.com

Left Spike Fanzine
36 Belsize Avenue
London
NW3 4AH