Privacy Policy – Tomas Black

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Teardrop Media Ltd uses and protects any information that you give Teardrop Media Ltd when you use this website: Tomasblack.com. Teardrop Media Ltd is an UK based company registered in England (registration number is 07043894) whose registered office is The Hermitage 15a Shenfield Rd., Brentwood, Essex CM15 8AG.

Teardrop Media Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).

We will only collect and use your Personal Data where:

  • we have lawful grounds to do so, including to comply with our legal obligations;
  • we are performing a contract with you for our services; and
  • we have legitimate interests in using your Personal Data and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), we, Teardrop Media Ltd, are the “data controller”. If you have any questions about this policy or about how we use your Personal Data, please contact us via our contact details at the end of this policy.

Teardrop Media Ltd may change this policy 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 policy is effective from 4th May 2018.

What Personal Information Do We Collect

(a) Information you voluntary provide us: When you sign up for and use a service, send us an email, post on our blog or communicate with us in any way, you are voluntarily giving us your information that we collect. That information may include subscribers’ name, physical address, IP address, and other geographic information. By giving us this information, you consent to this information being collected, used, disclosed and stored by us.

(b) Information we collect automatically: When you browse our websites, we automatically receive information on your browsing. This information may include your computers internet protocol (IP) address, your operating system, your browser ID, the URLs you visited on the site. We may collect this information as part of log files as well as through the use of cookies or other tracking technologies. Our use of cookies can be found in our Cookie Policy.

(c) Email marketing: When you sign up for our newsletter or request a download on offer, you provide us your name and email address which we store on our servers or those of a third party to manage these lists.

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:

(a) We may use the information to improve our products and services and to fulfil those services you signed up for and to communicate with you on the status of services.

(b) Information we automatically gather is used for website analytics to better understand how our website is operating and to provide a better experience for our users. We may use this information for IT security purposes.

(c) With your permission, we may periodically send emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

Sharing of your Personal Data

We take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with others, except as permitted by applicable law or as set out below:

We share Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on our behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services to us. These third parties may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook and Google Adwords for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences. Please note that we have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with third parties with whom we share Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on our behalf.

We use MailerLite to manage our email marketing subscriber list and to send emails to our subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter.

MailerLite’s privacy policy is available at https://www.mailerlite.com/privacy-policy.

You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter.

Keeping your Personal Data secure

We have implemented security policies and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Data we collect. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable law, including the GDPR, to safeguard Personal Data from accidental loss, destruction or damage and unauthorised access, use and disclosure.

Retention periods for use of your Personal Data

We will use and store your Personal Data only for as long as necessary, bearing in mind the uses of your Personal Data as described in this privacy policy and otherwise as communicated to you. We review the Personal Data we hold at regular intervals and delete permanently or anonymise any Personal Data which is no longer necessary.

Children

This Website and our services are aimed at adults, and we do not knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children aged under 15 years old. If you are under the age of 15, please do not provide us with any of your Personal Data, including your email address.

Access to and control over your personal Data

You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting us via our contact address below:

  • see what Personal Data we hold about you (if any), including why we are holding it and who it could be disclosed to;
  • ask us to change/correct your Personal Data;
  • ask us to delete your Personal Data;
  • object to the processing of your Personal Data;
  • ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;
  • withdraw any consents you have given us to the processing of your Personal Data; and
  • express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.

Change of purpose

We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to have an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us.

If we need to use your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

How we 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. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A more detailed review of our cookies can be found in our Cookie Policy.

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 statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Who to contact

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Privacy, Teardrop Media Ltd, Unit 2340, PO Box 6945, London W1A 6US or email us at privacy(at)teardropmedia.com