Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
SCAD Independent Publishing values our relationship with you and recognizes the importance of respecting and protecting your personal information and privacy.
This policy (together with any other resources referred to in it) set out the basis on which any personal information you provide to us (or data we collect about you from other sources) will be processed (meaning collected, stored, and otherwise used) by us.
Please read this policy carefully as it sets out what you can expect from us and gives your our contact details if you wish to ask any questions or raise concerns about how we are processing your personal information.

Your rights
Data protection legislation gives you a number of rights to protect you against an organization mishandling your personal information.  It is important that you understand your rights and in this document, we have set out what those rights are and how you can exercise your rights in respect of SCAD Independent processing of your personal information.

How We Collect Your Personal Information
Information you provide to us – you may provide us with information when you are:
Accessing our websites.  This includes information that you provide when you register to use any of our websites, products or services, subscribe to one of our services, search for a product, place an order, participate in a discussion group, request a complimentary copy of a book, make an application for employment or report a problem with our site or request content or other information from us. 

Corresponding with us by post, telephone, email, or otherwise.
The information you give us may include your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, financial or credit card details, academic institution, affiliation, job title, subject specialism. 

Information we collect about you – we may also, process certain personal information about you which you have not provided to us yourself. In limited circumstances, we may collect data that you have made available in the public domain, such as your contact details, research interests, courses that you teach, and the institution that you are based at. When we do this, we carefully consider whether do so is in your interest and any impact on your rights and we will inform you as soon as practically possible about our use of your data and your right to object to this and to unsubscribe from any communications from us.

Information from other sources – we also work with third parties and may receive information about you from them.
We work with business partners, such as web-hosting providers, email service providers and list brokers, to deliver our products, services and communications and they may provide us with additional information about you. This could include details of the content that you have viewed or requested through their websites, or details of which email communications from us you viewed or clicked on.
We may obtain your personal details as a result of a journal transfer or business acquisition, or from societies and associations that we work with.

Cookies – When you visit our websites we automatically collect technical information from your computer or other devices.
We use cookies (small text files that are placed on your computer) to give you the best possible experience when visiting our websites, as described in our global Cookies Policy.  You can disable cookies through your web browser’s settings and still access our websites – although certain functionality may not be available to you in those circumstances.
The information we may collect about you in this way may include the Internet Protocol (IP) address used, your browser type and version, the type of device used, and time zone setting, etc.  We may also collect information about each visit you make to our website, including which website you were on immediately before you navigated to our sites, and how you have progressed through and from our sites – as well as content you have searched for or viewed on our sites.

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