We respect the privacy of every person who visits www.novel.audio (the “Site”) and we are committed to ensuring a safe online experience.
1. PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY
2. WHO WE ARE
The Site is operated by Novel, (“we”, “us” or “our”). SPG Productions Ltd trading as “Novel” is a company incorporated in England and Wales. Registered company number: 10327884, VAT number 292475082 and whose registered office is at Third Floor (South), 17-21 Emerald Street, London, WC1N 3QN.
3. WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW DO WE USE IT?
Our primary goal in collecting personal information from you is to:
(i) verify your identity;
(ii) comply with any applicable law, court order, other judicial process, or the requirements of a regulator;
(iii) use as otherwise required or permitted by law.
In particular, we use your personal information for business administration and legal compliance purposes including:
- to comply with our legal obligations;
- to enforce our legal rights;
- protect rights of third parties; and
- in connection with a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets.
Who do we share your personal information with for such purposes?
We will share your personal information with professional advisers such as lawyers and accountants and/or governmental or regulatory authorities.
What is our legal basis?
Where we use your personal information in connection with a business transition, enforce our legal rights, or to protect the rights of third parties it is in our legitimate interest to do so. For all other purposes described in this section, it is our legal obligation to use your personal information to comply with any legal obligations imposed upon us such as a court order.
Where we share your sensitive personal information, we shall obtain your consent to do so.
Any other purposes for which we wish to use your personal information that are not listed above, or any other changes we propose to make to the existing purposes will be notified to you using your contact details.
4. HOW DO WE OBTAIN YOUR CONSENT?
Where our use of your personal information requires your consent, you can provide such consent:
- at the time we collect your personal information following the instructions provided; or
A cookie is a small amount of information that’s downloaded to your computer or device when you visit Our Site. We use a number of different cookies, including functional, performance, advertising, and content cookies. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the Site to remember your actions and preferences. Cookies also provide information on how people use the Site, for instance whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are a frequent visitor.
We use the following cookies to optimize your experience on Our Site and to provide Our services:
- Hosting: Netlify (Netlify, Inc.) + Sanity (Sanity AS)
- Displaying content from external platforms: YouTube IFrame Player (Google LLC / Google Ireland Limited) + Vimeo (Vimeo, LLC)
- Managing contacts and sending messages: Mailchimp (Intuit Inc.)
- Measurement: Google Analytics with anonymised IP (Google LLC)
The length of time that a cookie remains on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies last until you stop browsing and persistent cookies last until they expire or are deleted. Most of the cookies we use are persistent and will expire between 30 minutes and two years from the date they are downloaded to your device.
You can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please keep in mind that removing or blocking cookies can negatively impact your user experience and parts of Our Site may no longer be fully accessible.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can choose whether or not to accept cookies through your browser controls, often found in your browser’s “Tools” or “Preferences” menu. For more information on how to modify your browser settings or how to block, manage or filter cookies can be found in your browser’s help file or through such sites as www.allaboutcookies.org.
6. THIRD PARTY LINKS AND SERVICES
We do not monitor, control, or endorse the privacy practices of any third parties and we therefore encourage you to become familiar with the privacy practices of every website you visit or third party service provider that you deal with and to contact them if you have any questions about their respective privacy policies and practices.
7. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR?
We do not keep your data for any specific period but will not keep it for longer than is necessary for our purposes.
8. CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We are committed to keeping the personal information you provide to us secure and we will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or alteration by implementing information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal information that we have under our control from:
- unauthorised access;
- improper use or disclosure;
- unauthorised modification; and
- unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
All of our employees and data processors (i.e. those who process your personal information on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal information, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of the personal information of all users
9. YOUR RIGHTS
You have the right to apply for a copy of the information we hold about you. This is called a data subject access request and you can make a request in writing to us using the contact details below. We may require additional information about you, including to verify your identity, before disclosing any information to you. You also have the right to have any inaccurate information about you corrected. You may ask us to correct or delete any information you think is inaccurate or not up to date. Please contact us in writing using the contact details below if you would like any updates made to your personal information.
10. HOW TO CONTACT US