privacy policy & gdpr

How we use your data and how we keep your data safe.

Legal & GDPR Privacy Policy

Welcome to (the “Site”). We understand that privacy online is important to users of our site, especially when conducting business.

This statement governs our privacy policies concerning those users of the website (“Visitors”) who visit without transacting business and Visitors who register to transact business on the site and make use of the various services offered by Steve Welsh Marketing (collectively, “Services”) (“Authorised Customers”).

“Personally Identifiable Information” refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address.

Personally, Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.

What personally identifiable information is collected?

We may collect necessary user profile information from all of our Visitors.

We collect the following additional information from our Authorised Customers: the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of Authorised Customers, the nature and size of the business, and the nature and scope of the advertising inventory that the Authorised Customer intends to purchase or sell.

What organisations collect the information?

In addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as email communication) who may provide such services as data management.

We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them from Visitors and Authorised Customers. 

Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.

How does the site use Personally Identifiable Information?

We use Personally Identifiable Information to customise the site, to make appropriate service offerings, and to fulfil buying and selling requests on the site.

We may email Visitors and Authorised Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the website or information related to the subject matter of the site.

We may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Authorised Customers in response to specific inquiries or to provide requested information.

With whom may the information be shared?

Personally Identifiable Information about Authorised Customers may be shared with our affiliated agencies and third party vendors.

We also offer the opportunity to “opt out” of receiving information or being contacted by us or by any agency acting on our behalf.

How is Personally Identifiable Information stored?

Personally Identifiable Information collected by Steve Welsh Marketing is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of Steve Welsh Marketing except for use as indicated above.

What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use and distribution of the information?

Visitors and Authorised Customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at

Are Cookies Used on the Site?

Cookies are used for a variety of reasons. We use Cookies to obtain information about the preferences of our Visitors and the services they select.

We also use Cookies for security purposes to protect our Authorised Customers. For example, if an Authorised Customer is logged on and the site is unused for more than 10 minutes, we will automatically log the Authorised Customer off.

How does Steve Welsh Marketing use login information?

Steve Welsh Marketing uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyse trends, administer the site, track a user’s movement and use, and gather broad demographic information.

What partners or service providers have access to Personally Identifiable Information from Visitors and/or Authorised Customers on the site?

Steve Welsh Marketing has entered into and will continue to enter into partnerships and other affiliations with a number of vendors.

Such vendors may have access to certain Personally Identifiable Information on a need to know basis for evaluating Authorised Customers for service eligibility.

Our privacy policy does not cover their collection or use of this information. Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to comply with law.

We will disclose Personally Identifiable Information in order to comply with a court order or subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency to release information. We will also disclose Personally Identifiable Information when reasonably necessary to protect the safety of our Visitors and Authorised Customers.

How does the site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure?

All of our employees are familiar with our security policy and practices.

The Personally Identifiable Information of our Visitors and Authorised Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees who are given a password in order to gain access to the information.

We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive information is protected by encryption protocols, in place to protect information sent over the Internet.

While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or Authorised Customers for any such occurrences.

How can Visitors correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information?

Visitors and Authorised Customers may contact us to update Personally Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at 

Can a Visitor delete or deactivate Personally Identifiable Information collected by the site?

We provide Visitors and Authorised Customers with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personally Identifiable Information from the site’s database by contacting.

However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor’s entry without retaining some residual information.

An individual who requests to have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated will have this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personally Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way moving forward.

What happens if the Privacy Policy Changes?

We will let our Visitors and Authorised Customers know about changes to our privacy policy by posting such changes on the site.

However, if we are changing our privacy policy in a manner that might cause disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information that a Visitor or Authorised Customer has previously requested not be disclosed, we will contact such Visitor or Authorised Customer to allow such Visitor or Authorised Customer to prevent such disclosure.

Links: contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another web site.

We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours.

GDPR Update:

Specific GDPR update 25th May 2018 re customer data:

Consent process:

We have checked that consent is the most appropriate lawful basis for processing.

√ We have made the request for consent prominent and separate from our terms and conditions.

√ We ask people to positively opt in.

√ We don’t use pre-ticked boxes or any other type of default consent.

√ We use clear, plain language that is easy to understand.

√ We specify why we want the data and what we’re going to do with it.

√ We give separate distinct (‘granular’) options to consent separately to different purposes and types of processing.

√ We name our organisation and any third party controllers who will be relying on the consent.

√ We tell individuals they can withdraw their consent.

√ We ensure that individuals can refuse to consent without detriment.

√ We avoid making consent a precondition of a service.

Recording Consent:

√ We keep a record of when and how we got consent from the individual.

√ We keep a record of exactly what they were told at the time.

Managing Consent:

√ We regularly review consents to check that the relationship, the processing and the purposes have not changed.

√ We have processes in place to refresh consent at appropriate intervals.

√ We make it easy for individuals to withdraw their consent at any time, and publicise how to do so.

√ We act on withdrawals of consent as soon as we can.

√ We don’t penalise individuals who wish to withdraw consent.

Data removal:

You can remove your data from our email database at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” links on our emails.

You can have your data removed/deleted from our records at any time by sending a request to

You can ask for a copy of the data we hold on our records at any time by sending a request to

All data removal/deletion requests will be processed within 30 days from the request.

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