On-Line Security Padlock At BURNAID, we are committed to managing and safeguarding the information you give us when subscribing to our mail lists or online forums.

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018. The data protection law states that we are allowed to use personal information only if we have a proper reason to do so, and that we must have one or more of these reasons:

  1. To fulfil a contract we have with you, or
  2. When it is our legal duty, or
  3. When it is in our legitimate interest, or
  4. When you consent to it

Here is a list of all the ways that we may use your personal information:

  • To manage our relationship with you or your business
  • To develop new ways to meet our readers or customers needs and to grow our business
  • To develop and carry out marketing activities
  • To study how our readers or customers use our platforms/services
  • To provide advice or guidance about our publications, products or services

Our reasons:

  1. Your consent
  2. Our legitimate interests

A legitimate interest is when we have a business or commercial reason to use your information. But even then, it must not unfairly go against what is right and best for you.

Our legitimate interests:

  • Keeping our records up to date, working and informing ourselves on what our readers or customers are interested in seeing from our products or services
  • Developing products and content for our database, including competitions and giveaways
  • Defining types of readers for new products or services
  • Providing marketing and promotional material which may be of interest to our readers or customers
  • Seeking your consent when we need it to contact you
  • Being efficient about how we fulfil our legal duties

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