Privacy Policy

Last updated January 2021

Learn Our History take your privacy seriously, and we are fully committed to handling the information you provide to us securely and responsibly in accordance with GDPR legislation. This policy sets out how we handle your data. By submitting your personal information, you are consenting to Learn Our History holding and using your data in accordance with this policy. Learn Our History is the trading name of Learn Our History LTD (Company reg no: 13150071, Address: 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ).

How do we collect your data?

We collect your personal data when you consent to it via signing up to our mailing list. We also collect personal data to fulfil contracts with our authors and when there is a legitimate interest, such as book reviewers. We also collect non-personal information such as IP addresses and pages accessed or files downloaded on our website. To understand this further, please see our cookies policy.

How do we use your data?

We use your data to provide you with the historical information you have requested you hear about when you sign up for our mailing list. The partner we work with for email marketing is MailChimp, and you can read their privacy policy here. We also use your data to respond to requests made on our website, which may require working with vetted partners to process requests. We only pass on your personal details for processing to partners who have confirmed they abide by the requirements of GDPR legislation. Learn Our History never sells personal data.

Learn Our History will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, however, internet usage is not entirely secure. For this reason, we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data which are transferred from you or to you via the internet. We are committed to notifying the ICO promptly should we become aware of any data breach.

 

How do we store your data?

We store information securely on our computers and use secure methods when transferring data. Only authorised personnel access personal data via password protected systems, and we use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt financial and personal information.

How long will we keep your personal information?

We will hold your data until you request we remove it. This includes mailing list subscriptions, contact requests and article submissions.

Social media

Please note that we currently only operate on one social media page (Twitter). This policy covers how Learn Our History will use any data collected from that medium, but it does not cover how those social media platforms will use your personal information. Please ensure you read the privacy policy of the social media forum in question and make use of the privacy settings and reporting mechanisms to control how your data is used.

What are your rights surrounding personal data?

  • The right in certain circumstances to have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed

  • The right to prevent your data being used for direct marketing

  • The right of access to a copy of the information we hold about you (known as a subject access request)

If you wish to exercise any of these rights please contact:

info@learnourhistory.co

How can you withdraw your consent?

You can request that we delete your data at any time. Please contact info@learnourhistory.co to remove your name from our records.

How can you register a complaint?

If you have a complaint about how Learn Our History has used your personal information, please email info@learnourhistory.co. You can also complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office here: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/