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Privacy Policy

By accessing this site, you agree to be bound by these terms. Please read them carefully. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms you should not access or view this site. References to “BTM”, “we”, “us” and “our” are references to Bradford Talking Magazines Ltd (BTM).

  1. The information contained in this site is intended for general information purposes only. BTM has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information on this site is accurate at the time of inclusion; however, there may be inaccuracies and occasional errors for which BTM shall not be held liable and apologises.
  2. BTM makes no representations or warranties about the information provided through this site, or other items used either directly or indirectly from this site. BTM accepts no liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in this site and any decisions based on information contained in the site are the sole responsibility of the visitor.
  3. BTM reserves the right at any time and without notice to enhance, modify, alter, suspend or permanently discontinue all or any part of this site and to restrict or prohibit access to it.
  4. This site may include links to other websites operated by parties other than BTM. We are not responsible for the content of the linked websites and therefore we bear no responsibility for the information contained in the latter that may be linked to our site by means of a hyperlink.
  5. This site features trademarks and copyrights that are BTM’s sole property and protected by intellectual property laws. This includes accessible formats but not exclusively:
    • Animation
    • Film clips
    • EasyRead booklets
    • Audio recordings
  6. Some written material contained on this site may be licensed from third parties, and any copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights on such content belong to the respective third parties. You may display this site for your own non-commercial use. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, creation of derivative works, display or transmission of this site, use of any content on this site, for commercial or public purposes, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of BTM. You may not frame this site nor link it to a page without our express permission.
  7. You shall not use this site for any illegal purposes and in particular agree that you shall not send, use, copy, post or allow any posting which is defamatory or obscene within the meaning of the Obscene Publications Act or other applicable legalisation, or which is abusive, indecent or in breach of the privacy of any person. You agree not to send any unsolicited promotional or advertising material, spam or similar materials or any volume messages that may interfere with the operation of this site or with the enjoyment of this site by other visitors.
  8. You hereby agree to indemnify BTM against any costs, claims, losses and damages (including legal fees) incurred by or awarded to BTM as a result of your misuse of this site or your breach of these terms.
  9. If you are in breach of these terms, BTM may as its option, suspend or block your access to this site and refuse to provide you with any further access to it.
  10. This site is provided to you free of charge, and BTM shall not be held liable for any damages or injury whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use this site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or injury. BTM accepts no liability for any direct, special, indirect or consequential damages, or any other damages of whatsoever kind resulting from whatever cause through the use of any content obtained either directly or indirectly from this site. Your sole remedy against us for use of the site or any content is to discontinue using this site.
  11. BTM reserves the right to amend or update the terms without prior notice. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.
  12. Our Privacy Policy which is incorporated into these terms by this reference further describes the collection and use of information on this site.
  13. BTM shall not be liable for the behaviour of any third party and/or employee which information and/or work and/or material are displayed on the website and shall not be liable for the content of the information displayed on the same.
  14. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law regardless of where the user is based. Any dispute arising from the use of the site shall be resolved by the courts of England and Wales.
  15. In the event that any or any part of the provisions contained in these terms shall be determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such provision shall to that extent be severed from the remaining provisions which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.


The purpose of this policy (the “Privacy Policy”) is to set out the principles governing our use of personal information that we may obtain about you.

By using the site, or by registering as a user of the services that we provide, you agree to this use. We ask you to read this policy carefully. Any dispute which may arise over privacy will be subject to this policy and the data protection notice (if any) incorporated into this site.

We respect your right to the privacy of the personal information you provide us on our site.

We may change our Privacy Policy from time to time. We therefore ask you to check it occasionally to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access this site.

For your convenience, this site contains links to a number of other websites, both inside and outside BTM. The policies and procedures described here do not apply to those sites; we suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their data collection and distribution policies.

Personal information collection and use

BTM will only collect personal data, such as your name, email address, click-through activity and any other personal information you voluntarily submitted to us through this site.

Any personal information you provide to the site will be known only to two parties: you and BTM.

We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent it deems necessary to complete your request or at your express demand.

We use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mails we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties. Information you submit on our site will not be shared with outside parties unless you fill out the registration form.

We may refer to that information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our services. We may use that information to contact you.

We will not transfer the personal information you provide at this site to any third party unless otherwise disclosed to you.

Finally, we will not otherwise use or disclose your personal information without your consent except (i) as described in this policy, or (ii) as required by law, court order or as requested by other government or law enforcement authority.

BTM will hold your information for as long as you have a relationship with us

Use of cookies

We receive and record information from your browser when you use the site and use cookies to collect this information. Cookies are small removable data files that are stored by your web browser on your computer’s hard drive. These allow you to carry information across our site without having to re-enter it; it also enables us to analyse web traffic and improve our online services. They cannot be used to identify you. You may set your web browser to notify you of cookie placement requests or to decline cookies completely. You can delete the files that contain cookies.

Cookies We Use

Cookie Name Cookie Owner Cookie Description
_gid Google Analytics Used to distinguish users.
_gat Google Analytics This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.
_ga Google Analytics Used to determine a user’s inclusion in an experiment and the expiry of experiments a user has been included in.
DYNSRV Hosting Provider This cookie is believed to be used for load balancing to manage server traffic demand.
lang Unknown Used by multiple companies, but usually means adding an extra “Cookie” field to the Language Negotiation settings, allowing the language to be set according to a cookie.
wp-settings-time- WordPress WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
wp-setting- WordPress WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
wordpress_sec WordPress Essential WordPress session management cookies for logged in users.
wordpress_logged_in WordPress After login, wordpress sets the wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
lose_images BTM Unknown
gdpr_popup BTM This cookie is used to track who has already been shown the notice. The cookie has been set never to expire unless there is a change in the privacy policy.

Security of your personal data

We are using technologies and policies with the objective of protecting your information from unauthorised access and improper use and will update these measures as appropriate and as new technologies become available. Regardless of these efforts, we cannot fully guarantee the security or confidentiality of the information you provide to us.

Accuracy of personal information

BTM makes reasonable efforts to keep personal information in its possession or control, which is used on an ongoing basis, accurate, complete, current and relevant, based on the most recent information provided to us. It is the responsibility of each individual to ensure that the personal information relating to them is accurate, complete and current. The information contained in this site is taken from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy cannot be guaranteed.

How you can access your personal information

You can access the personal information we hold. To request a copy please write to:

Managing Editor,


11-12 Eldon Place,



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