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Alternatives Magazine Privacy Statement

Alternatives Magazine Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to Alternatives Magazine. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that Alternatives collects, and the ways in which Alternatives uses that personal information. 


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Personal information collection Alternatives may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:

  • information about transactions carried out over this website (including advertising placements and purchases).

  • information that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to the website services (including magazine subscriptions).

  • any other information that you send to Alternatives.

Using personal information Alternatives may use your personal information to:

  • administer this website

  • enable your access to and use of the website services

  • send to you products that you purchase

  • supply to you services that you purchase

  • send you statements and invoices

  • collect payments from you; and

  • send you marketing communications.

Where Alternatives discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, Alternatives may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Securing your data Alternatives will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Alternatives will store all the personal information you provide on its secure servers. Information relating to electronic transactions entered into via this website will be  protected by encryption technology.

Cross-border data transfers Information that Alternatives collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which Alternatives operates to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy. 

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world.

You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.

Updating this statement Alternatives may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes. 

Other websites This website contains links to other websites. Alternatives is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

Contact Alternatives Magazine If you have any questions about this privacy policy or Alternatives’ treatment of your personal information, please write to:

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