WHAT INFORMATION CLASSIC YACHT TV COLLECTS
We collect contact information and demographic information. When registering your email with CLASSIC YACHT TV you provide your email address, and name, surname and other details.
We collect information you submit or post. We collect information you post in a public space, on our social media pages or on our website. For instance we collect information you enter when registering your email address to sign up to CYTV newsletters. We do also ask you questions that allow us to have more context on your sign-up / opt-in. For example; Where’s your favourite place to sail? Do you own a yacht?
We collect other information. If you use our website we may collect information about the browser you are using, or what website you came from using online tracking.
HOW CLASSIC YACHT TV COLLECTS INFORMATION
We collect information directly from you and via third party vendors acting on behalf of CYTV. For example, if you opt-in or have opted-in to CYTV newsletters that information is entered into a third-party vendor MAILCHIMP – we use this company to send emails to our subscribers.
We collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like browser cookies.
We may collect information about you from third parties. For example, our business partners or social media platforms may give us information about you.
HOW CLASSIC YACHT TV USES THIS INFORMATION
We use collected information to improve our understanding of your interests and mostly, your experience of our web platforms and videos.
· CYTV constantly looks at improving the web platforms, for example making the site more easily navigable.
· In future but not yet, we may use collected cookies to customize your experience on CYTV’s web platforms.
· We may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties to further clarify how we improve ourselves for the benefit of your experience of CYTV.
· We use the information to send you emails about the categories in which you have expressed interest, should you choose to opt-in to receive email communications or have already done so.
We use information for security purposes. We may use information to protect CYTV, our customers, our associates, and our website/platforms.
We use information to communicate with you about your account or our relationship. We may contact you about changes to our website or about service updates. CLASSIC YACHT TV may also contact you about feedback.
We use information for other purposes. For example, we use information to maintain business records. We will do this for as long as we deem necessary. We also use information for internal - administrative and legal purposes.
HOW WE MAY SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example:
MAILCHIMP who we use to send emails to our subscribers. We may also use other vendors / service providers and we may share information with these vendors / service providers who assist CYTV at anytime.
Other service providers;
· marketing assistants, agencies, companies, data analytics specialists, website companies, consultants may have access to information in order for them to undertake tasks to allow for the website to operate correctly. Anonymous – aggregated statistics about CYTV users, their traffic patterns and related site information may be provided to reputable third-party vendors in order to do these tasks.
We will disclose your information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. This includes compliance with laws outside of the United Kingdom that might apply to us.
YOU HAVE CERTAIN CHOICES ABOUT INFORMATION SHARING AND RECEIVING EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS
You may opt out of receiving our email communications. CYTV has always provided the option of you to be able to opt-out from receiving emails. To do this please “unsubscribe” at the bottom of the email newsletter.
This would mean that you won’t receive news, video releases or unique information from the world of classic yachting. Alternatively you can change your email settings via the link at the bottom of newsletters.
OUR WEBSITE AND CHILDREN
Our website is meant for adults interested in classic yachting and wooden boats. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children without permission from a parent or guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child has given us information without your permission, please contact us with a clear email subject line and a response will be issued immediately.
Classic Yacht TV is committed to keeping your information and the data we collect and process, solely for us to use to continue to build our brand, we want to keep this information for ourselves and use standard methods of security. The internet is not 100% secure and we encourage you to understand that risk. We cannot guarantee that any of your personal information stored or sent to us will be completely safe
WE MAY LINK TO THIRD PARTY SITES OR SERVICES WE DO NOT CONTROL
CLASSIC YACHT TV OR OUR VENDORS STORE INFORMATION IN AND OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES
We or our vendors like Mailchimp as previously mentioned store information in and outside of the United States. Information we or our vendors maintain may be stored, processed or accessed both within and outside of the United Kingdom / Europe / United States. You understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the United States or elsewhere and that the laws of these countries may not afford the same level of protection as those in your country. This website is subject to UK law. In the United States, local laws may permit government and law enforcement to have access to your information. This may differ from the laws in your country.
COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS AND INFRINGEMENT
We take claims of copyright infringement seriously. Please contact email@example.com with subject line COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT URGENT.
From time to time we may change our privacy practices. We will notify you of any material changes as required by law. We will post an updated copy on our website. Please check this page for updates.
WHAT ARE COOKIES AND HOW IS THIS RELEVANT TO CYTV?
Most brands and companies have a comprehensive web presence these days and in order for those companies to operate effectively they must know how people interact with their websites. CLASSIC YACHT TV was founded to take you on board classic yachts via video, we achieve this and we want to give you more, it is helpful for us to know what our users are most interested in.
For CYTV cookies are most helpful in aiding the development of content programmes and funding productions by allowing us to see what content is viable / interesting / most engaged with. This in turn, allows us to develop advertising revenue which allows us to pay for our productions.
Data collected is mostly, though not exclusively, anonymous, though some of it is designed to detect browsing patterns and approximate geographical location to improve user experience.
Some websites may also contain images called ‘web beacons’ (also known as ‘clear gifs’). Web beacons only collect limited information, including a cookie number, a timestamp, and a record of the page on which they are placed. Websites may also carry web beacons placed by third party advertisers. These beacons do not carry any personally identifiable information and are only used to track the effectiveness of a particular campaign (for example by counting the number of visitors).
Information collected by cookies and web beacons is not personally identifiable.
Mostly, the collection and processing of cookie data and in fact any data owned and stored by CLASSIC YACHT TV is undertaken to measure our performance, just like any other business.
We are in fact not selling cars to millions of users, but merely producing and distributing short videos of yachts for you to enjoy, then communicating these pieces of work to an opted-in and organic audience, further to that we have no such use to sell your data nor share it explicitly.
This cookie data is mostly anonymous and allows for calculation of visitors, duration of time spent on the site, returning visits, new audiences etc.
Without cookies CLASSIC YACHT TV would not be able to bring you the videos it currently does. CYTV would not be able to determine a key audience; how many people watch our videos, therefore it wouldn’t be a viable platform to talk about in the marine industry, we would not be able to ensure we are paid correctly by advertisers.
WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES ARE THERE AND WHICH ONES DO WE USE?
There are two types of cookie which we use on our website:
- Persistent cookies remain on a user’s device for a set period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.
- Session cookies are temporary. They allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
Four functions of cookies; ‘Strictly necessary’ cookies; ‘Performance’ cookies; ‘Functionality’ cookies – CLASSIC YACHT TV does not currently use Functionality cookies; ‘Targeting’ or ‘Advertising’ cookies.
Performance cookies collect anonymous data on: How visitors use our website, they don’t contain any personally identifiable information, and help us to improve your user experience on our website. Some examples of how we use performance cookies and why collecting that data is helpful to us include the following:
- Data detailing visits to our website; how many people, individual visits, duration spent on site, the number of pages a visitor has viewed and where they are viewing them from.
Performance information helps CYTV to: How you’ve used the site, whether you’ve visited before, what you viewed, measure the engagement you had with that video or page, how you found us. This data helps us improve what we produce for you.
HOW DO I CONTROL COOKIES?
If you deem cookies as piracy (!) then please note that by disabling them the whole website is likely to become a less enjoyable experience; preferences will be lost, some websites do not work as well. If you’d still like to remove cookies you can do this via your website browser setting, blocking all of them or individual sites and adjust your notifications.
Managing performance cookies
You are able to opt out of having your anonymous browsing activity within websites recorded by performance cookies.
classicyacht.tv uses Google Analytics and will update this policy when other third party companies assist us in measuring performance via performance cookies. You can visit the following sites to stop performance cookie’ by opting out which will generate a ‘no thanks’ cookie but please understand that this is not conducive to CYTV’s development in giving you the best experience.
Google Analytics: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
We use Squarespace to analyse how are website works. For more info on how those cookies work please visit this link.