Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how we will use and protect any information that you provide when you use this website. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”) the data controller is Maglabs Limited (“Maglabs”).

Maglabs is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any personal information that you provide when using this website will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy. Please read this privacy policy carefully together with our website terms and conditions.

Maglabs may change this statement from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This privacy policy was last updated on 12.07.2012.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Information that you provide by registering with the website and filling in other forms on our site which may include: name, job title, contact information including email address, telephone number and address;
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence and any personal details that you disclose to us within that correspondence;
  • Details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access, download or edit;
  • General details of any transactions made by you on the site; and
  • Your connections and network details.

What we do with the information we gather

  • We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
  • To include your details within the Network as detailed on the website;
  • For internal record keeping;
  • To improve the website and to monitor website usage;
  • To contact you with information or news about the site (or other information which we think you might find interesting) via email, Inmail, Livefeed or via Twitter as requested by you. Promotional emails will always include the option to unsubscribe from receiving further emails from us. You can decide how you receive notification emails from about your account ( Inmail, Livefeed,Twitter or emails) via your profile page;
  • To send you content from content providers who you connect to via the site. You have the ability to disconnect from content providers if you no longer wish to receive content from them;
  • To ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • To notify you about changes to our service;
  • To carry out identity verification. This may include making telephone calls to you or sending you an email using the details that you have provided;
  • To allow authorised administrators from content providers on the site to contact you by email (or via Inmail, Livefeed or Twitter as requested by you via your profile page) if you are within their network. Your email is not disclosed to content providers to do this. Maglabs are not responsible for any content sent by content providers to you;
  • If you are a content provider then contact details of individuals related to your organisation are only made available if your authorised administrator publishes them on your profile page.

Disclosure to third parties

We will never sell your personal data to third parties for promotional purposes without your permission.

Maglabs may disclose your information in the following instances:

  • When registering to use the site then your name, the companies that you work for or represent, the outlets and titles you write for and the sector and medium within which you work as provided by you on registration are made available to content providers via the site;
  • In the event that the business and assets of Maglabs are merged with or sold to a third party in which case we may disclose your personal data to the merger partner or buyer of our business or assets;
  • As required by applicable law or if Maglabs are ordered to do so by a court or other similar body;
  • In order to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Maglabs, our clients, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction;
  • To our agents and service providers such as our credit card processors, database services providers and other similar entities in order that they can provide their services to us in relation to the website;
  • To any of our affiliates in connection with the uses of personal data specified in this privacy policy.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be stored indefinitely and may be transferred to and stored at a destination in a jurisdiction whose privacy laws may be different and less protective than those in your home jurisdiction. For example, if you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), your data may be transferred outside of the EEA. By submitting your personal data you agree to this transfer. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, whilst we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site as the internet can never be 100% secure. Any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information we will use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised 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. This is data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual. For the same reason we may use cookies.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use the following types of cookies on our site for the purposes detailed below.

(Note that most of these cookies expire within 30 days although Analytics cookies may persist for between 2 and 10 years):

Cookie Type


Analytics To store information such as the time you visit the site, whether you have visited before and the website that you visited immediately prior to visiting our site.
Personalisation To recognise returning users and to construct profiles based on your use of the site so that we can monitor you whilst you are on our site.
Social Media These cookies are set by you on various websites, including Twitter.
Session Cookie This temporary cookie contains a user’s session ID and expires at the end of the visit to the site.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better experience. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy policy applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • by ticking the appropriate opt in/out boxes on registration or on other forms completed by you on the site;
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at or you can stop marketing emails by using the unsubscribe option given to you in such marketing emails. You can update your personal details at any time via your profile page.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Legal Department, Writtle Holdings Limited, 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.