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This is the privacy policy for leisurekicks.com


leisurekicks.com use your personal data only for Leisure Kicks newsletters. If opted in that is the sole usage for personal data. By personal data this will ONLY be an email address we use to send the Leisure Kicks newsletters. We may use filters to determine which Leisure Kicks newsletters are suitable to you i.e. filters such as gender, region, age and sports preference.

We think carefully about our use of personal data, and below you can find the details of what we do to protect your privacy.

This privacy policy covers, among other topics:

We will continue to examine how we can provide more clarity to our users about our use of data.

About this privacy policy

This privacy policy explains how leisurekicks.com collect and use your personal data.

Personal data is any information about you by which you can be identified. For leisurekicks.com this can include information such as:

Who we are and how to contact us

The data controller for leisurekicks.com is Portamento Publishing Ltd, Floor 2, 47 Woodberry Avenue, London, N21 3LE. This means that we are responsible for deciding how and why we hold and use your personal data. If you want to contact us email thezone@leisurekicks.com

What personal data we collect and how we use it

When you register to The Zone on leisurekicks.com we collect the following personal data:

Mandatory fields

Voluntary fields

When you register to The Zone on leisurekicks.com, we assign you a unique password that you can change at any time and personalise your own password.

How we collect personal data

We only collect personal data when you register to The Zone on leisurekicks.com

Why we use your personal data

We collect personal data when you sign up The Zone on leisurekicks.com solely for the purpose of sending Leisure Kicks newsletters and for no other purpose.

We may also use personal data to send marketing communications when we have your permission, or when permitted by law.

For statistical purposes such as analysing the performance of leisurekicks.com and to understand how visitors use them.

To respond to your queries and to resolve complaints.

For security and fraud prevention, and to ensure that leisurekicks.com is safe and secure and used in line with our terms of use.

To comply with applicable laws and regulations.

Adding to or combining the personal data you provide to us

Competitions winners' first names and counties will be available by writing to the address below. All contact and address details will be kept confidential and not disclosed.

We will contact a winner(s), runners-up or an entrant to a competition in a pool of provisional winners in case the winner(s) or runners-up do not respond in the given time. All terms and conditions for each promotion are set out for each promotion.

Using children’s personal data

We do not aim any of our products or services directly at children or young adults under the age of 16 and we do not knowingly collect personal data about children or young adult under the age of 16.

Security of your personal data

We have implemented appropriate technical and organisational controls to protect your personal data against unauthorised processing and against accidental loss, damage or destruction. You are responsible for choosing a secure password when we ask you to set up a password to access The Zone at leisurekicks.com. You should keep this password confidential and you should choose a password that you do not use on any other site. You should not share your password with anyone else, including anyone who works for leisurekicks.com. Unfortunately, sending information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data once with us, we cannot guarantee the security of any personal data sent to our site while still in transit and so you provide it at your own risk.

Who we share your personal data with

Portamento Publishing Ltd does not share any of our data with any third parties or marketing agencies. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties, which we think you may find interesting and only if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

How long we keep your personal data

leisurekicks.com keeps your personal data for only as long as we need to. How long we need your personal data depends on what we are using it for, as set out in this privacy policy. For example, we may need to use it to answer your queries about a product or service and as a result may keep personal data while you are still using our product or services. If we have asked for your permission to process your personal data and we have no other lawful grounds to continue with that processing, and you withdraw your permission, we will delete your personal data. However, when you unsubscribe from marketing communications, we will keep your email address to ensure that we do not send you any marketing in future.

How we may contact you

Marketing communications and editorial newsletters

If we have your permission, we may send you a Leisure Kicks newsletter if we think the material or content is of interest to you. Depending on your marketing preferences, this may be by email, phone, SMS or post.

You can decide not to receive these emails at any time and will be able to “unsubscribe” directly by clicking a link in the email.

Market research

Sometimes we may contact you for market research purposes, for example about a survey. To opt out from being contacted in this way email thezone@leisurekicks.com

Responding to your queries or complaints

If you have raised a query or a complaint with us, we may contact you to answer your query or to resolve your complaint.

Cookies and similar technology

When you visit leisurekicks.com we may collect personal data from you automatically using cookies or similar technology. A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognise and remember you.

This privacy policy includes our cookie policy

Your rights with regard to the personal data that we hold about you

You can contact leisurekicks.com with regard to the following rights in relation to your personal data:

We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity.

Contact us for information about how we use your personal data

If you have any questions about how we use your personal data or if you have a concern about how your personal data is used, please contact the Data Protection Officer at Leisure Kicks, Floor 2, 47 Woodberry Avenue, London, N21 3LE or email thezone@leisurekicks.com

Complaints will be dealt with by the Data Protection Manager and will be responded to within 30 days.