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Privacy Policy

We are QP Magazine Ltd, publishing QP Magazine in the UK, a quarterly publication on watches and jewellery, trading as a company registered in England and Wales.

QP Magazine Ltd respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice describes how we (QP Magazine Ltd) use the data (which may include your personal information) we collect from you through our digital properties (“Site”), when you buy a magazine subscription or other merchandise from us online (“Order Information”), when you view or interact with QP Magazine content on our online channels, when you attend our events in person, and when you interact with QP, including our social media, marketing, contests, sweepstakes, and surveys (collectively our “Services”). Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand how we handle your information.

What information do we collect?

We collect any details you may provide us with Order Information; or interact with us by our Services through correspondence via telephone, email or otherwise. We also look at how you use our website, so that we can offer the best possible experience whether you are purchasing subscription or just trying reading our features.

Contact data includes billing address, delivery address, city or places of residence, email address and telephone numbers.

Financial data includes bank account and payment details. Please note, we will not hold payment information for any longer than it takes to process your transaction.

Transaction data includes your purchases or orders made by you on the, your interests, preferences, previous interactions with QP Magazine, type of researcher, feedback and survey responses.

Technical data includes internet protocol (IP) address and your login data. A public IP address is a unique number which allows a computer, group of computers or other internet connected device to browse the internet. The log file records the time and date of your visit, the pages that were requested, the referring website (if provided), your internet browser type and version, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website. This information is collected to help diagnose and manage the website, to audit the geographical make-up of users, and to establish how they have arrived at the website.

Cookies - to understand how we use them, please see our Cookies page.

Usage data includes information about how you use our website, products and services.

Marketing and communications data includes your preferences in receiving direct marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.

How do we use your information?

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data to provide Services you have requested. We also add you to our mailing lists for email communications from QP Magazine, when you sign up for our mailing lists, purchase a subscription for hard copy or our merchandise, or subscribe to our newsletter. If you provide us with your email address in order to receive communications, you can opt out at any time by using the unsubscribe links at the bottom of our emails.

We may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights. And finally we may share your Personal Information with other business entities should we plan to merge with or be acquired by that business entity, or if we undergo a re-organisation with that entity.

What are your privacy rights?

At any time, you have the right to request access to or a copy of any personal data which we hold about you; to rectification of your personal data, if you consider that the information we are holding is inaccurate; to ask us to delete your personal data, if you consider that we do not have the right to hold it; to withdraw consent to our processing of your personal data (to the extent such processing is based on previously obtained consent); to ask us to stop or start sending you marketing messages as described below in the marketing section; to restrict processing of your personal data; to data portability (moving some of your personal data elsewhere) in certain circumstances; to object to your personal data being processed in certain circumstances; to not be subject to a decision based on automated processing and to have safeguards put in place if you are being profiled based on your personal data. We may require you to prove your identity with approved identification.

Additionally, please note your personal information may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us, or for one of our service providers. When we, or our permitted third parties, transfer your information outside the European Economic Area, we or they will impose obligations on the recipients of that data to protect your information to the standard required in the European Economic Area or otherwise require the recipient to subscribe to international frameworks intended to enable secure data sharing. In the case of transfers by us, we may also transfer your information where: (i) the transfer is to a country deemed to provide adequate protection of Your information by the European Commission; or (ii) where you have consented to the transfer.

How do we keep your information safe?

We use a variety of administrative, physical, and technology solutions, including engaging with qualified cybersecurity companies, to protect your information from unauthorized access, loss, or misuse. Because there is always some risk in transmitting information over the internet and otherwise processing information, we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant the security of any information that you transmit on or through the Services or that we otherwise maintain.

Contact us

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e‑mail ( If you have any concerns about our use of your information, you also have the right (as a UK resident) to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office, which regulates and supervises the use of personal data in the UK, via their helpline on + 44 (0)303 123 1113.