A note about how
we handle your data

We need to tell you about the types of data we process about you, what we do with your data, and why we do it. The purpose of this Notice is to provide you (whether you are a subscriber, reader or other third party) with helpful information in this regard.

This Privacy Notice explains how AVAUNT MEDIA LIMITED collect, use and disclose your personal data, and your rights in relation to the personal data each hold.

In this Privacy Notice, “us”, “we” and “our” is the data controller of your personal data and is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”) and any locally applicable data protection laws.

For all queries regarding this Privacy Notice please call us on 0207 278 3385 or email Rod Sparks at rod@avauntmagazine.com.

This Privacy Notice supersedes any previous Privacy Notice or equivalent which you may have been provided with or seen prior to the Effective Date stated above.

Your rights

Under the GDPR you have the following rights:

  • To obtain access to, and copies of, the personal data that we hold about you;
  • To require that we cease processing your personal data if the processing is causing you damage or distress;
  • To require us not to send you marketing communications;
  • To require us to erase your personal data;
  • To require us to restrict our data processing activities;
  • To receive from us the personal data we hold about you which you have provided to us, in a reasonable format specified by
    you, including for the purpose of you transmitting that personal data to another data controller; and
  • To require us to correct the personal data we hold about you if it is incorrect.

Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply.

You can find out more about your rights at www.ico.org.uk.

If you have any questions about how we use your personal data, or you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us as follows:

By post: Avaunt, 288 Upper Street, London N1 2TZ

By email: rod@avauntmagazine.com

By telephone:
 0207 278 3385

If you are not satisfied with how we are processing your personal data, you can make a complaint to www.ico.org.uk.

How we collect your data

We collect your personal data in a number of ways, for example:

  • From the information you provide to us when you meet, call/email us;
  • From information about you provided to us when using our e-commerce site;
  • When you communicate with us in writing, by telephone, fax, website registration, email or other forms of electronic communication. In this respect, we may monitor, record and store any such communication;

The categories of personal data we collect

We collect the following categories of personal data about you:

  • Your name and contact information such as your home or business address, email address and telephone number;
  • Your banking details where you supply services to us.

(i) Legitimate interests

We also process your personal data because it is necessary for our legitimate interests

In this respect, we use your personal data for the following:

  • For the provision of legitimate services as a publisher;
  • For marketing to you. In this respect, see the separate section on Marketing below;
  • Training our staff or monitoring their performance;
  • For the administration and management of our business, including recovering money you owe us, and archiving or statistical analysis;

(ii) Legal obligations

We also process your personal data for our compliance with a legal obligation which we are under.

In this respect, we will use your personal data for the following:

  • To meet our compliance and regulatory obligations, such as compliance with anti-money laundering laws;


We will send you marketing about services we provide which may be of interest to you, as well as other information in the form of alerts, newsletters and invitations to events or functions which we believe might be of interest to you or in order to update you with information which we believe may be relevant to you.

We will communicate this to you in a number of ways including by post, telephone, email or other digital channels. If you object to receiving marketing from us at any time, please contact us:

By post: Avaunt, 288 Upper Street, London N1 2TZ
By email: rod@avauntmagazine.com
By telephone: 0207 278 3385

If you have given consent and you wish to withdraw it at any time, please contact us.

Retention of your data

We keep personal data in accordance with our internal retention procedures, which are determined in accordance with our regulatory obligations and good practice. These retention periods depend on the nature of the information (for example, we apply different retention periods to our staff information as opposed to information on our readers or subscribers) and are subject to change.

If you have any questions in this regard, or any concerns about how long we keep your information for, please contact us.

Find us

288 Upper Street
London N1 2TZ

Call us

020 7278 3385

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