The Foundry Visionmongers Ltd ("We") are committed to protecting and
respecting your privacy.
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 The Foundry Visionmongers Limited of 6th Floor, The
Communications Building, 48 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7LT and our
nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Jonathan Barson.
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
We may collect and process the following data about you:
• Information that you provide by filling in forms on
our site domains forums.thefoundry.co.uk and support.thefoundry.co.uk
(“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.
• If you contact us, we may keep a record of that
• We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use
for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
• 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.
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
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.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general
internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive
of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to
your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to
deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
• To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
• To store information about your preferences, and so
allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
• To speed up your searches.
• To recognise you when you return to our site.
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your
browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if
you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of
our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
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, storing or
processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that
your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy
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.
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.
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
• To ensure that content from our site is presented
in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
• To provide you with information, products or
services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you,
where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
• To carry out our obligations arising from any
contracts entered into between you and us.
• To allow you to participate in interactive features
of our service, when you choose to do so.
• To notify you about changes to our service.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
• If we are under a duty to disclose or share your
personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order
protect the rights, property, or safety of The Foundry Visionmongers
Limited, our contributors, visitors or others. This includes exchanging
information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of
fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for
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
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from other
websites. 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
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your
right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access
request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing
you with details of the information we hold about you.
posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.
welcomed and should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org