Cookies and Privacy

Cookie Policy for Vada Media Ltd t/a ‘Get Your Voice Heard’ and ‘Steve Bustin’

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies…

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately is most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Skype, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

Email: steve@stevebustin.com

PRIVACY POLICY

Here at Get Your Voice Heard (a trading name for Vada Media Ltd, also known simply as ‘Steve Bustin’, web address www.getyourvoiceheard.co.uk). Your privacy is extremely important to us, so we want you to know exactly what kind of information we collect about you and how we use it. We are also committed to being thoughtful about the personal information we ask you to provide and only collect what we need to enable us to provide you with the service or information you deserve.

Get Your Voice Heard is registered in England and Wales (Company number – 6864988) and our registered office is 55 Glenesk Road, London, SE9 1AH.

When we use the terms “we,” “us” or “our,” we are referring to Get Your Voice Heard.

What information do we collect about you and how do we use it?

We have a couple of data capture forms on our site. These short forms allow us to contact you regarding a service or question you have enquired about. We will never contact you for any other reason unless you have opted-in to any further communication from us.

We collect the following:

Contact us form

Full name – so we know what to call you
Email address – so we can contact you or provide you with further information
Contact number – so we can contact you or provide you with further information
Nature of enquiry – so we get a bit more of an insight of what we can do for you before we contact you

If you have entered your details in our ‘contact us’ form, these details will be held on our email server but not added to our database as we do not consider sending us an enquiry to be the same as subscribing to our email newsletter. Don’t you just hate companies that do that?

All records are deleted after 3 years.

Newsletter sign-up form

Email address – so we can send you our newsletter on a semi-regular basis as you requested when you subscribed via our website.

All data is held within a database on campaignmonitor.com. It is gathered using two-part authentication and the campaignmonitor.com databases are held on secure cloud server. In the unlikely event of any data breach we will inform you as soon as possible and outline any measures you should consider taking to protect your online security.

You can of course unsubscribe from our emails at any time using the automatic unsubscribe link in the emails we send to you or by emailing office@getyourvoiceheard.co.uk requesting that we remove your email address from our database.

We collect non-personal data through a third-party service, Google Analytics to collect internet log information. This information helps us continuously make improvements to our site and will improve your experience with our site and services. We use a Google Analytics code on our site to collect the following:

  • Location
  • Browsing History
  • Device type

Please note, this information cannot be tracked back to you. You can find more information on Google Analytics and their privacy in their privacy policy – https://policies.google.com/privacy 
This data is deleted after 26 months from GoogleAnalytics.

Cookies 
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. Please note, cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you chose to share with us. You can set your browser not to accept cookies however, in a few cases some of our website features not function as a result. 
For more information, please visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org./
You can also view our Cookie policy here. (Link to – https://www.stevebustin.com/cookies-and-privacy/)

Third Parties 
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. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. This privacy policy only applies to this website, so please read other website’s privacy policy when you visit.

Access to your information and correction 
Here at Get Your Voice Heard, we try to be as open as possible on what personal information we hold. You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of your personal data, please email office@getyourvoiceheard.co.ukor write to us at the following address – Platform9, 6th Floor, Tower Point, 44 North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YR. 
Alternatively, you can ask us to correct any mistakes or request it to be deleted from our records.

Confidentiality and security 
Any information you provide us will be held securely and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations. Your personal information will not be disclosed with any other companies. In certain circumstances however, we may need to disclose your personal information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority. We do our best to keep your data secure, however, we cannot give a guarantee that impervious

Changes to our privacy policy

We may change this policy from time to time. If we do, we’ll post any changes on this page. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be reflected in our privacy statement. This privacy notice was last updated in June 2018.

Now, if you’ve got this far we want to thank you for reading our privacy and data policy, as very, VERY few people do. If you’re reading this, send an email to office@getyourvoiceheard.co.uk including your postal address and we’ll send you free copies of both of Steve’s books. We will NOT, however, add your postal address to our database.

How to contact us

If you have any queries about our privacy or data policies or the way we hold and use your data, please contact us on:

Email – office@getyourvoiceheard.co.uk

Telephone number – 020 7183 1096. Write to us at Platform 9, 6thFloor, Tower Point, 44 North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YR.