Privacy policy

Commitment to your privacy

The content on this site including personal information collected is owned and managed by Edify Digital Media Ltd. Data of this website is processed by our web master and use of this site grants permission to do so. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe. As we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and why, how we use it, where it’s stored and the length of time we keep it.

What information we gather

Edify Digital Media Ltd gathers and keeps track of two types of information about visitors:

Information that users provide through optional, voluntary or required submissions. These include but are not confined to submissions to receive our electronic newsletters or to participate in our message boards or forums, to email a friend, and from participation in polls and surveys. It also includes registration to attend our events or to purchase a subscription. Required submissions are either necessary to fulfill an order requested by you or are for legitimate interest purposes.

Information that Edify Digital Media Ltd gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our site. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers' needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience. Under no circumstances does Edify Digital Media Ltd divulge any information about individual users to third parties.

What usage we track  

Edify Digital Media Ltd tracks user traffic pattern using Google Analytics on our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Edify Digital Media Ltd does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's browser type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser). Edify Digital Media Ltd will sometimes track and catalogue the search terms that users enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our site users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.

Our use of cookies

We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Edify Digital Media Ltd uses cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above). Our advertising system delivers a one-time cookie to better track advertiser impressions and click rates. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site. However, you do need cookies to participate actively in message boards, forums, polling and surveys.

How we use information

Edify Digital Media Ltd may use any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide interactive or personalised elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users. As stated above, we use information that visitors provide voluntarily to send out electronic newsletters and to enable them to participate in polls, surveys, message boards, and forums as well as events and anything subscription based. We send newsletters or other emails to subscribers when we think there is legitimate interest in something we or one of our partners is doing. Edify Digital Media Ltd will not share newsletter mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners.

At any-time you can opt out of receiving newsletters and emails from us and/ or third parties. To unsubscribe email unsubscribe@edifydigitalmedia.com.

We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don't track which terms a particular user enters. Edify Digital Media Ltd creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for advertisers, sponsors and partners. We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.

We do not share information with anyone.

Edify Digital Media Ltd uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs and purchasing interests whilst helping our advertisers better understand our audience's demographics.

We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.

Edify Digital Media Ltd does not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any third parties.

How long we keep data

Google Analytics works using historical data (by default 26 months or longer) for statistical purposes and no personal identifiable data is collected. For more information on Google’s privacy policy, click here.

Edify Digital Media Ltd keeps your data no longer than is necessary. Our data is regularly reviewed and personal data is securely disposed of when no longer needed.

Security

Edify Digital Media Ltd operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are reviewed periodically and enhanced as necessary and only authorised individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.

Opt-out policy

We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include: Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters or third party emails. Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users. At any-time you can opt out of receiving newsletters and emails from us and/ or third parties. To unsubscribe email unsubscribe@edifydigitalmedia.com.

Consent and right to withdraw 

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Edify Digital Media Ltd. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Pursuant of lawful processing, you can contact us at any time to withdraw consent of your personal data or object to the processing of it. Within a working day period of 48 hours, we will review the basis of consent and either erase or ‘opt out’ your data and confirm in writing to you that we have done so. To unsubscribe from receiving information from ILM or third parties, please email unsubscribe@edifydigitalmedia.com.

Right to be informed

Should you wish to access information relating to personal data we hold for you and how we use it, please contact info@edifydigitalmedia.com. We will respond to your request within 4 weeks.