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updated twice a week

Privacy Policy - Last updated 11th May 2018

FitYoungMen.com ("FYM", "we", "us", or "our" as the context dictates) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding personal data and how we will treat it. This policy, together with our website t&c's and any other documents referred to in it, applies to your use of:

  • the FYM website and any services provided as part of a membership
  • our social media pages

By visiting the Website, accessing one of our social media pages and/or using the Services, you are accepting to the practices described in this policy.

The data controller is Zone 8 Media Limited, a company incorporated in England and Wales under company number 4984998, and having its registered office at 11 Shillingford Street, London, N1 2DP.

  1. What personal data do we collect?

    The type of information we collect from you will depend upon the type of interaction you have with us.

    The types of personal data that we collect may include:

    • you are a customer of FYM: your first and last name, email address, postal address, IP and useragent data, login security questions and answers and the details of the memberships you purchase and any information you provide when interacting with the websites services.
    • if you are a model applicant: your full name, contact details, including address, phone number and email address, date of birth, photographs and any other information you choose to send us with the models application;
    • personal data that you provide by completing forms on the Website, including if you sign up to receive our newsletter or when completing the "contact us" form;
    • if you register or create account with us, your log-in and password details;
    • information contained in messages when you post on our social media pages;

    You are under no obligation to provide any such data. However, if you choose to withhold requested information, you may not be able to access all of the Website's contents and services.

    Payment processing services are provided by a third party. Any payment card details that you input when placing an order via the Website are received directly by the payment service provider and will be subject to its terms of use and privacy policy. FYM does not store any of your payment card details on its systems. By inputting payment card details, you are accepting that your payment card details may be used by the payment services provider for the purpose of paying for your order. If you have any questions relating to these services please contact the relevant payment service provider.

  2. How do we collect personal data?

    We may collect personal data from you in a variety of ways, including the following:

    • when you create an FYM membership;
    • when you provide content and other information when you use the Services or post on our social media accounts;
    • when you:
      • visit our Website and any other webpage that we own and manage;
      • provide information in your account or manage/change your account information;
      • contact us by email, or via the Website;
      • subscribe to receive our newsletter;

    We also collect information automatically when you navigate through the Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, geo-location data, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, and other tracking technologies, for example Google analytics. For more information on our use of these technologies, see our Cookie Policy.

    FYM may also collect personal data relating to you from third parties. This may include (but is not limited to) the collection of personal data relating to you from:

    • payment providers
    • address verification addresses databases
    • someone you duly authorise to act on your behalf; and
    • Model application information from model scouts

  3. How do we use personal data?

    We use information we collect relating to you for the purposes of our legitimate interests as follows:

    • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
    • to provide you with our newsletters, where you have subscribed to receive our newsletters (please see paragraph 5 below);
    • to provide you with information about other products we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
    • to ensure that content from this Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
    • to administer this Website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research and statistical;
    • to improve this Website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
    • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our Services, when you choose to do so;
    • to liaise with partners in connection with your use of the Services;
    • to deal with enquiries or complaints;
    • as part of our efforts to keep this Website and its content safe and secure;
    • to conduct our internal business and management processes, for example accounting or auditing purposes; and
    • for any other purposes that you would reasonably expect.

    We may combine this data with personal data you give to us and personal data we collect that relates to you. We may use this personal data and the combined data for the purposes set out above, depending on the type of data we receive.

  4. How do we share personal data with third parties?

    We may disclose personal data relating to you to third parties in certain circumstances including (but not limited to) the following:

    • any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006;
    • other third parties that we or any member of our group engage to help us run our business - such as our customer support service provider; payment processors;
    • contractors; couriers; debt collection agencies and other parties that assist with debt-recovery functions;
    • analytics and search engine service providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of this Website;
    • our professional advisors, including lawyers, accountants, tax advisors and auditors;
    • law enforcement bodies, Courts of law or as otherwise required or authorised by law; and
    • regulatory or government bodies for the purposes of resolving complaints or disputes both internally and externally or to comply with any investigation by one of those bodies.

    We may also disclose personal data to third parties:

    • in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
    • if we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our customers will be one of the transferred assets;
    • if we restructure our business, or if integrate our business with another group of companies, in which case personal data held by us will be disclosed to the new owner to be used in the same ways set out in this policy;
    • if we are under a duty to disclose or share personal data relating to you in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions on which we supply products to you or website terms and conditions and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction;
    • for any other purposes that you would reasonably expect

    Before FYM discloses any personal data to a third party, we take steps to ensure that the third party will protect personal data in accordance with applicable privacy laws and in a manner consistent with this policy. Third parties are required to restrict their use of this information to the purpose for which the information was provided.

  5. Email Newsletter & Mailings

    We won't send anything to your physical mailing address with the exception of legal claims.

    This Website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this Website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion.

    Subscriptions are managed in compliance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. Subscribers are given the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscribe system is unavailable, clear instructions on how to unsubscribe will by detailed instead.

    Email marketing campaigns published by us may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include: the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity.

    This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the subscriber with more relevant content based around their activity.

  6. External Links

    Although this Website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this Website. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

  7. Social Media Platforms

    Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that we participate on are subject to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies of those social media platforms.

    You are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate/participate on them with due care and caution with regard to your personal data. We will never ask for personal or sensitive data through social media platforms and we encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact the relevant platform provider through primary communication channels such as by email or our contact us secure page.

    This Website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from our web pages to the social media platform in question. Where you use such social sharing buttons you do so at your own discretion - you should note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account. Please note these social media platforms have their own privacy policies, and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these social media platforms.

  8. Where do we store personal data?

    The personal data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, locations outside the European Economic Area "EEA." It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. These staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services.

    As described in this privacy policy, we may also share personal data relating to you with other companies within our group or with third parties who are located overseas for business purposes and operational, support and continuity purposes, for example, when we use IT service providers or data storage services. Countries where personal data relating to you may be stored and / or processed, or where recipients of personal data relating to you may be located may have data protection laws which differ to the data protection laws in your country of residence.

    By submitting your personal data, you accept that personal data relating to you may be transferred, stored or processed in this way. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this policy.

  9. How do we protection personal data?

    The transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure; we will do our best to protect personal data relating to you, we cannot guarantee the security of such data transmitted to the Website. Once we have received personal data relating to you, we use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

    All information you provide to FYM is stored on secure servers. Any payment transactions carried out by our chosen third-party provider of payment processing services will be encrypted industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring or receiving personal data, such as SSL technology. The safety and security of your information and any personal data relating to you also depends on you. Where we have given you or where you have chosen a password that enables you to access certain parts of the Website and/or the Services, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

    FYM takes steps to destroy or de-identify personal data when the information is no longer required for any purpose for which it may be used or disclosed by us and we are no longer required by law to retain the information.

  10. Your rights

    You have the right to access personal data held relating to you. To protect your privacy, we may take steps to verify your identity before taking any action in response to any request. You will not have to pay a fee to access personal information relating to you or to exercise any of the other rights. However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is clearly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances. We also want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove any information you think is inaccurate.

    Requests in this section should be sent by email or by contacting us.

    We will only send you marketing material if you consent.

    You have a right to request erasure; however once you have been a member of FYM your information as outlined in section 1 along with the logs of access to the content will be retained for an indefinite period for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

    If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal information, we request that you raise your concern with us in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner's Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.

  11. Changes to this policy

    FYM reviews and amends its privacy policy from time to time. Any changes we make to this policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this policy. The new terms may be displayed on-screen and you may be required to read and accept them to continue your use of the Website.

  12. Contacting Us

    If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us.