Privacy Policy

Digital Creative Communities Limited – Privacy Policy

Digital Creative Communities Limited (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use [Members Terms and Conditions / User Terms and Conditions] and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Digital Creative Communities Limited of Unit 4 The Sharp Project, Thorp Road, Manchester M40 5BJ.

1. Information we may collect from you

1.1. We may collect and process the following data about you:

1.1.1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site (our site). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.

1.1.2. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

1.1.3. Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources that you access.

2.IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.


Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The following cookies are used in our site:

Session Cookies

– Make your browsing experience more convenient i.e. If you register with us or complete our online forms and tick the ‘remember me’ box we will use cookies to remember your details during your current visit, and any future visits provided the cookie was not deleted in the interim.

– Recognise you when you return to our site.

Website Analytcis

– For analytical purposes to enable us to see how users use the site.

4.Where we store your personal data

4.1. The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer or storing]. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

4.2. We may export your information from the site to our email marketing house/ Mailchimp site in order that we can contact you as detailed in this policy. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

4.3. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

5.Uses made of the information

5.1. We use information held about you in the following ways:

5.1.1. To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

5.1.2. To provide you with information or services which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

5.1.3. To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

5.1.4. To notify you about changes to our service.

5.2. We may also use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we may contact you about these by post or telephone.

5.3. If you do not want us to use your data in this way for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data (the registration form).

5.4. We may provide aggregate information about our users as a part of our promotion and marketing of the site (for example, we may state that 500 men in the UK have visited our site on any given day).

6.Disclosure of your information

6.1. We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

6.2. We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

6.2.1. In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

6.2.2. If Digital Creative Communities Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its users will be one of the transferred assets.

6.2.3. If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use [Acceptable use]; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Digital Creative Communities Limited our clients, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.

7. Your rights

7.1. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for our own marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at

7.2. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our contributors, partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

8. Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

9. Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to support

10. Subject access requests

You have the right to see what personal data we hold about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please write to us at DIRECTOR, DATA PROTECTION REPRESENTATIVE, DIGITAL CREATIVE COMMUNITES. THE SHARP PROJECT, THORPE ROAD, MANCHESTER, M40 5BJ [PLEASE NOTE THAT WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHARGE A FEE OF UP TO £10 FOR ANY SUCH REQUEST]



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