Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.offbeatreggae.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contacting Us

Our website uses a plugin called Contact form 7. This plugin allows us to capture the information you provide and transmit via email. Your information is not stored on our website when you contact via the contact page contact form.

We also use Whatsapp to gather information via text and voice. Your rights when it comes to Whatsapp and your information can be found here:

https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#terms-of-service

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

For full information as to the cookies being used on this website and your rights please refer to our Cookie Policy

Embedded content from other websites

Articles / Posts on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, music, 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.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics to measure the amount of visitors that our site has received. We do not collect IP addresses or any personal information. We may collect data relating your your rough location.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your information with any other company or entity other than those stipulated on this page or in our cookie policy.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

How we protect your data

We employ security measures to protect, so far as reasonably possible, your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires or permits.

The Business requires that our advertisers and partners ensure the security of the data that users provide to them, however, in the event of a breach of their security measures, you agree that Offbeat Reggae Radio will not be liable for any losses or damages.

What data breach procedures we have in place

The avenues in which your information is collected are via Google Analytics, Whatsapp Messaging, Stripe Payment Portal and Inktheadable (read more about them below). As such we refer you to the procedures that they have in place:

https://cloud.google.com/security/incident-response/
https://privacy.google.com/businesses/compliance/#!?modal_active=none
https://www.whatsapp.com/legal?doc=privacy-policy&version=20160825
https://stripe.com/gb/privacy
https://www.inkthreadable.co.uk/privacy-policy

What third parties we receive data from

As mentioned above, Google Analytics, Whatsapp Messaging, Stripe Payment Portal and Inktheadable. As an explanation as to what we collect you can read further in our cookie poilicy:

Google Analytics
We use analytics to allow us to see popular pages and general visitor statistics. This enables us to optimise the website as a whole and see what is working so that we can best serve the visitor.

Whatsapp Messaging
Whatsapp, being the popular messaging service, seemed the best way for us to gain listener messages and requests. The link on the website serves as a link only to those using a mobile device OR Whatsapp Web. Clicking the link will open the relevant program on your device to allow for immediate connection to our whapsapp service.

Stripe Payment Portal
Payments are accepted using Stripe. This enables us to accept all major credit and debit cards. The security and collection of your payment information is all done via Stripe using their security measures.

Inktheadable
Inkthreadable are a third party dropshipping company. They will use your personal information and order request to make and distribute the products that you have bought through the website.