About Markosia Enterprises Ltd.
Markosia Enterprises Ltd (Company registration number 5388589) is a publisher of comic books, graphic novels and prose, with focus on creator-owned properties and occasional licenses. As such we collect and manage data pertaining to our creative partners, business partners and customers.
Our registered address is: Finsgate, 5-7 Cranwood Street, London EC1V 9EE
Contact email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
About this notice.
This privacy notice tells you what to expect when we collect personal information about you.
Markosia Enterprises Ltd understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We are data controllers and data processors for the purposes of GDPR legislation. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, www.markosia.com and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
What is covered by this notice?
We collect the personal data, such as name, address, contact information, etc of the following types of people to allow us to undertake our business:
- Individual clients;
- Corporate clients;
- Supplier contacts to support our services;
- Employees, including self-employed sub-contractors;
- Relevant websites and reviewers;
- Visitors to our website;
- Associated retail sites and outlets;
We collect this information about you in order to carry out our core business and additional activities.
This privacy notice also covers:
- Retention of your personal information;
- Your right to withdraw consent to our processing of your information;
- Your right to access information we hold about you.
This will include terms and conditions and privacy notices for sites that we partner with to take payments for sales, invoices, etc such as www.paypal.com. For any third-party sites linked from our website you will need to visit them for clarity on their privacy notice and policies.
Website visitors: the information we collect and how we use it.
When you visit our website, or request information pertaining to titles we have published or any services that we can offer, we will gather personal information about you from the email that you sent (such as your email address) and other sources, such as the contact Us form on our website. This is in order to process your enquiry or to keep your records on file for future reference relating to services, sales, or any business transaction, unless you decide that you want the data removed, which can be done at any time.
The information that we gather includes, but is not limited to:
- Identity information, including your first name and last name;
- Your contact information including your personal email address and phone number;
- Your business or home address if it is relevant to any request for services such as sending agreements or stock etc;
We hold and use this information in order to:
- Seek your feedback on our services;
- Fulfil our obligations to our clients;
- Update you on other services that may be relevant to you;
In the event that we gather data about you, this privacy notice will be available upon request by email or by visiting our website where a link can be found on the home page. We welcome contact and enquiries regarding this notice and about how we can protect your data, please use the Contact Us form.
You have the right to amend your communications preferences.
- You can opt-out from marketing communication by informing us of your wish to do so.
We may share your personal or commercial information with the following:
- Trusted third parties who provide services on our behalf, such as printers or designers that we use as partners. These third parties are required to comply with our actions relating to privacy and confidentiality;
- Website reviewers or media outlets requesting interviews with creator partners, convention organisers, etc;
- Regulatory or law enforcement agencies, when required by law to do so.
We do not share your personal information with third parties who wish to use it for marketing purposes.
Legal basis for the processing of personal data.
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which it was originally collected unless we reasonably believe that another purpose is compatible with that or those original purposes and need to use your personal data for that purpose. If we do use your personal data in this way and you wish us to explain how the new purpose is compatible with the original, please contact us using the email address provided.
If we need to use your personal data for a purpose that is unrelated to, or incompatible with, the purposes for which it was originally collected, we will inform you and explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
In some circumstances, where permitted or required by law, we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent. This will only be done within the bounds of the Data Protection Legislation and your legal rights.
Our legitimate business and commercial interests.
Our legitimate interests in collecting and retaining your personal data is as follows:
- As a publisher we engage in legal transactions relevant to intellectual property, royalty payments and all aspects of the publishing industry.
- To assist us the provision of corresponding customer services.
- Where you have given us your specific consent, we will use your data to provide you with marketing services. This allows us to tell you about new products or services that may be of interest to you.
Visitors to our website.
We use WordPress as well as Google Analytics and cookies to gather general information about visitors to our website in order to better understand how our website is used.
Our website may contain links to external websites operated by other organisations. Those organisations may collect personal information from visitors to their site.
We cannot guarantee the content or privacy practices of any external websites and do not accept responsibility for those websites.
We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of measures, including but not limited to: firewalls, antivirus on the PC’s that we use and SSL encryption on our website in order to protect your personal information from:
- Improper use or disclosure;
- Unauthorised modification or alteration;
- Unlawful destruction or accidental loss;
- Unauthorised access.
Where your personal data is processed and stored.
The data that we collect from you may be processed and/or transferred to, and/or stored on all Markosia Enterprises Ltd company computers and computers belonging to Markosia Enterprises Ltd key personnel, who will require certain data to make company decisions and referrals for the benefit of clients and partners. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy notice.
Retention of your personal information.
We are obliged to retain accurate data and only retain personal data for as long as we need it for our legitimate business interests, in accordance to the legislation.
We do the following to try to ensure our data is accurate:
- Our website enables you to manage your data and to review whether the details we hold about you are accurate;
- Prior to making an introduction we check that we have accurate information about you;
- We keep in touch with you, so you can let us know of changes to your personal data.
You have the following rights:
- The right to access the personal data we hold about you.
- The right to have your personal data rectified if any of your personal data held by us is inaccurate or incomplete.
- The right to be forgotten, i.e. the right to ask us to delete or otherwise dispose of any of your personal data that we hold.
- The right to restrict or prevent the processing of your personal data.
- The right to object to us using your personal data for a particular purpose or purposes.
- The right to withdraw consent. This means that, if we are relying on your consent as the legal basis for using your personal data, you are free to withdraw that consent at any time.
- The right to data portability. This means that, if you have provided personal data to us directly, we are using it with your consent or for the performance of a contract, and that data is processed using automated means, you can ask us for a copy of that personal data to re-use with another service or business in many cases.
- Rights relating to automated decision-making and profiling. We do not use your personal data in this way.
The above rights may be exercised by contacting us at: email@example.com
How can you access information we hold about you?
If you want to know what personal data we have about you, you can ask us for details of that personal data and for a copy of it (where any such personal data is held). This is known as a “subject access request”.
All subject access requests should be made in writing and sent to the email address shown.
There is not normally any charge for a subject access request. If your request is deemed to be ‘unfounded or excessive’ (for example, if you make repetitive requests) a fee may be charged to cover our administrative costs in responding.
We will respond to your subject access request within and, in any case, not more than one month of receiving it. Please note that in some cases, particularly if your request is complex, more time may be required up to a maximum of three months from the date we receive your request. You will be kept fully informed of our progress.
Every effort is made to ensure that the information provided on this website and in this Privacy Notice is accurate and up-to-date, but no legal responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions contained herein.
We cannot accept liability for the use made by you of the information on this website or in this Privacy Notice, neither do we warrant that the supply of the information will be uninterrupted. All material accessed or downloaded from this website is obtained at your own risk. It is your responsibility to use appropriate anti-virus software.
This Privacy Notice applies solely to the data collected by us, and therefore does not also apply to data collected by third party websites and services that are not under our control. Furthermore, we cannot be held responsible for the Privacy Notices on third party websites, and we advise users to read these carefully before registering any personal data.
Changes to our Privacy Notice.
We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if we change our business in a way that affects personal data protection.
You may contact us about any questions you have in respect of this privacy notice by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org