Effective: May 25th 2018
Who we are
Any reference to “The Malestrom”, “The MALESTROM” “we”, “us” and “our” is to The Malestrom Limited. The Malestrom Limited (“The Malestrom” or “The MALESTROM”) is a company registered in England and Wales under registration number 10266558, and our registered office is at 1 Oak Court, 67-72 Bethel Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, United Kingdom, TN13 3UE.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
The Malestrom Limited are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will use your information to respond to you. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organisation.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. We use Disqus as our comment platform. Find their privacy terms here: https://help.disqus.com/terms-and-policies/disqus-privacy-policy. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
Google Analytics powers our analytics on the site and sets cookies as part of its operation. We’ve set it up so it doesn’t collect personal information. AddThis powers our sharing buttons and sets cookies as well.
Embedded content from other websites
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.
For analytics we use Google, Quantcast, WP Stats. We use AW stats to monitor site usage. Our analytics providers don’t collect any personally identifiable information.
To opt out of Google analytics tracking download this browser add-on: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
To opt out of Quantcast follow the instructions in this link:
Who we share your data with
The Malestrom Limited does not share your information with anyone. However we use third parties for analytics, comments and adverts.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except changing username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Your contact information
For privacy-specific concerns please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What third parties we receive data from
We don’t receive any information about individual users of the site. We do receive aggregated information from the analytics and comment providers named in this policy.