Privacy Policy


ZoneMaster is dedicated to safeguarding the privacy of your personal information whilst trying to supply the best consumer experience. We would like our sites to be safe and fun for everyone.

Underneath the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and related laws, we have a legal obligation to protect the personal information we collect from you. GDPR says that’personal data’ is any information relating to a living individual who can be identified, either directly or indirectly, from this information. This could include your name, email address, postal address or phone number, or information collected on the internet and used to identify you personally.

For the purposes of GDPR, the’Data Controller’ for all ZoneMaster solutions based in the Ireland is ZoneMaster. For all services located in the United States, the Data Controller is ZoneMaster US. As Data Controller we’re responsible for, and management, the processing of your personal information for the purposes of all Zonemaster’s services.
We have appointed a data protection officer (DPO) who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this privacy notice. If you have any comments, questions or concerns, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, you can get in touch with our DPO via email.

What data do we collect and how do we use it?

Information you provide to usWhen you participate in, access, purchase or sign up to any of our services, activities or online content, such as magazine subscriptions, newsletters, surveys, competitions or events, we receive personal information about you which we use to provide these services. This may consist of data such as your name, email address, postal address and telephone number. You will be able to select how we use your information for marketing purposes and you can update your marketing preferences at any time.
Ordering a product
or service from us
If you order a product or service from us, you will need to provide certain personal details, including payment information, so the order can be fulfilled. In some cases, we will use or direct you to a third party which will collect this information from you and fulfill your order. For example, if you order a subscription to our publications, you may be able to access those products through a digital newsstand such as Apple Newsstand.
Attending an eventIf you attend one of our events, awards or conferences we may receive personal information about you, including your name and contact details and any dietary and accessibility requirements.
Content you share with usWhen you choose to share comments, photos, videos and other content with, us we may receive personal information about you.
collected online
We may collect information about how you use our websites or other content online, and the device you use to access the services. Please see What data is collected on our websites? and our Cookies Policy for further details about how we use this data and information on opting out.
 eCommerceSome of our websites contain links to products and services offered by third party websites. If you click on those links we will use data collected about your activity on our site to direct you to the third party site. We and the third party may collect data to show us that you have clicked on the link and whether you purchased any products and services. We may receive a commission from the third party if you link to their site from a ZoneMaster site and purchase goods and services from them.
Email communicationsWe use web beacons in our emails to track the success of our marketing campaigns. If you open an email from us, we can see which of the pages of our website you visited. Our web beacons don’t store any information on your computer but, by communicating with our cookies on your computer, they can tell us when you have opened an email from us. We may keep track of the emails that we send you. We also keep a record of what communications you have selected to receive or not to receive. If you would like to opt out of receiving such emails you can unsubscribe at any time or contact our DPO.
Information from other sourcesWe may receive information about you from other sources (for example, missing information about your postal or email addresses) and add it to the personal information we hold about you. We may also receive data from other sources, such as our business partners, and social media platforms.

What legal bases do we rely for processing?

To be able to process your personal information, we have to have a legal reason for doing this. GDPR sets out six legal bases under which businesses can collect, store and use private data. We rely upon four of those legal foundations:

Necessary for the operation of a contract
If you’re our client, for instance a contributor of a magazine or an attendee at one of our events, then we’ll process your personal information on the premise it is crucial for us to supply our services and products to you.

Sometimes we rely upon your particular permission to process your private info. This is where you’ve actively consented and’opted-in’, such as for marketing communications from us, and you’ve got the right to withdraw your consent at any moment.

Compliance with legislation
We might need to process and discuss your personal data to be able to comply with our legal duties, or to protect our rights or the rights of other people. As an instance, we must collect specific information from you if calculating your subscription payment for taxation or financial reporting motives.

Legitimate interests
In certain scenarios we rely on our legitimate business interests to be able to gather and use your personal information. In such scenarios, we’ve conducted a balancing test to thoroughly consider the effect of the processing on your own interests, rights and rights. We’ll only tackle the processing if we’re satisfied there’s not any negative effect on you personally. We rely on Legitimate Interests for these actions:

  • supplying, maintaining, enhancing and growing our products and solutions;
  • sending direct marketing communications regarding our Services and Products to clients;
  • sending advertising communications about the Services and Products of carefully selected businesses within an business-to-business circumstance;
  • managing suppression and unsubscribe requests;
  • Researching publicly accessible company contact details;
  • Managing specific facets of our occasions;
  • analysing using our goods and solutions;
  • utilizing analytics to determine usage trends and determining the effectiveness of campaigns;
  • letting you comment on our websites;
  • managing inquiries and complaints;
  • personalising your experience on our websites;

identifying deceptive behaviour and ensuring that our sites and systems are protected.

Who can we share your information with?

We utilize third parties to carry out specific functions on our behalf such as fulfilling orders, sending mails, organising and managing events, conducting promotions and competitions, conducting polls or surveys, removing repetitive information from client lists, remark hosting, site analysis, data evaluation and processing credit card payments. They are going to have access to a private information if required to execute their purpose but they can’t use it or disclose it for any other purpose, unless you’ve given them permission to do so.

Aggregate Info
We may share info, non-personally identifiable data, like demographics and site usage statistics, together with advertisers, sponsors and other businesses.

Choice to Get marketing information from related third parties
Throughout the web site you might be given the chance for marketing information that might be of interest to you from related third parties. Only in the event that you elect to get such advice, will we share your private information with our affiliated third parties and they’re only allowed by us to utilize it for the purpose of providing you with the marketing information you’ve requested. Using your private information by these third parties will be subject to their privacy policy and practices. If you don’t wish to receive advertising information from related companies you may notify us of the within this registration procedure. You may stop getting this information anytime by following the unsubscribe instructions on the correspondence you get, by minding your marketing preferences, or simply by emailing our DPO providing your email address and particulars of the info you no longer want to receive.

Products or services offered in partnership with third parties

Specific products or services accessible through this site could be offered to you in partnership with a third party. That third party could ask that you disclose personal information to them so as to get these services or products. If you ask a product or service provided in partnership with a third party, the identity of this third party will likely be revealed to you and your private information will be moved to that third party.

Group Companies
They are only allowed by us to utilize it for the purpose of providing you with the marketing information you’ve requested. If you don’t wish to receive advertising information from our collection businesses you may notify us and you may stop getting this information anytime by following the unsubscribe instructions on the correspondence you get or by emailing our DPO, providing your email address and particulars of the info you no longer want to receive.

Third-Party Ad Serving and Audience and Traffic Measurement Services

We might use a third party network advertiser to serve the advertisements on this site or we might employ a viewer or traffic measurement service to analyse the visitors on this site. Traffic and audience measurement companies let us collect behavioural and traffic advice from the site by monitoring anonymous visitor activity. This site’s advertisers, traffic or patrons measurement services may themselves set and access their cookies on your pc if you decide to have your cookies enabled on your browser. Please visit What information is gathered on our sites? And also our Cookies Policy for additional information and information on picking out.

Auditing organisations
We might share your private data together with the Audit Bureau of Circulations, a third party auditing organisation. That is so they could confirm aggregated statistics about flow and utilization of their products, or examine our policies, procedures and processes for compliance with applicable standards.

What information is gathered on our sites?

‘Cookies’ are small data files that are delivered to your personal computer, cell phone or other device so the site can remember details about your surfing activity. We use cookies on our sites for Many Different functions:

Information storage and accessibility
The storage of data, or access to data that’s already saved, in your own apparatus like advertisements identifiers, device identifiers, biscuits, and related technology.

Content choice, reporting, delivery
The assortment of info, and blend with previously accumulated information, to pick and send content to you, and also to assess the efficacy and delivery of such content. Including using previously collected information on your interests to choose content, processing information about what content has been displayed, how frequently or how long it had been displayed, where and when it had been shown, and if the you took some actions about the content, such as such as clicking content. This doesn’t include personalisation, that’s the processing and collection of information regarding your usage of the service to then personalise advertising or content for you in different contexts, like sites or programs, over time.

The assortment of information regarding your usage of this content, and blend with previously accumulated data, used to quantify, understand, and document in your use of this service. This doesn’t include personalisation, the selection of information regarding your usage of the service to then personalise advertising or content for you in different contexts, i.e. on other provider, like sites or programs, over time.

The collection and processing of information regarding your usage of the service to then personalise content or advertising for you in different contexts, like on other sites or programs, more than time. Usually, the material of the website or program can be used to make inferences on your pursuits, which inform prospective choice of content or advertising.

Ad choice, reporting, delivery

The assortment of info, and blend with previously accumulated information, to pick and send ads for you, and also to assess the efficacy and delivery of these advertisements. Including using previously gathered information on your interests to pick advertisements, processing information about what ads were displayed, how frequently they had been displayed, where and when they had been displayed, and if you took some actions about the advertisement, such as such as clicking an advertisement or making a purchase. This doesn’t include personalisation, that’s the processing and collection of information regarding your usage of the service to then personalise content or advertising for you in different contexts, like sites or programs, over time.

Please visit our Cookies Policy to learn more.

Links to other sites

Our sites may contain hyperlinks to third party sites, plug-ins and software. Clicking on these links or empowering these links can allow third parties to collect or share information about you. We don’t control these third party sites and, even when you leave our site, we invite you to read the privacy notice of each site you visit. We might monetise a few of those links through the usage of third party affiliate programs. Notwithstanding such affiliate programs, we aren’t liable for the content or privacy policies of those sites or for third party advertisers, nor to the manner in which they use information they gather about you.

Storage and retention of data

Where we utilize third party service providers to save information, we’ve got appropriate arrangements in place to make sure your private data is secure. Your personal data can be moved to a country outside the EEA if, as an instance, a provider or support is located outside the EEA. We’ll take all measures reasonably required to make sure your information is handled securely, such as ensuring that the place was allowed’adequacy standing’ from the European Commission, or utilizing our arrangement with the provider includes version contractual clauses approved by the European Commission, or ensuring that the firm we’re moving the information is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield.

We maintain personal data for many different different functions and the duration of time we keep your information will differ based upon the products or services we’re supplying. We’ll only keep your information for a reasonable time period, which relies on the purpose of which we’re utilizing your own data. After that purpose was fulfilled, we’ll safely delete that info or anonymise your data (to ensure we, or anybody else, can no longer tell that information relates to you) unless we must keep the information more for tax, legal or bookkeeping reasons.


In accord with GDPR, we embrace appropriate technical and organisational steps to help prevent unauthorised access to your data and make sure information is stored securely. We ask third parties to finish Data Security Questionnaires therefore that we could make sure they’re a safe location for your own data.

Protecting children’s privacy

Our services and products are for a general audience rather than aimed at kids. But we recognise that some of our books, such as in our wisdom and Gaming Platforms, may attract a younger crowd. If we’re running a contest which could be of interest for kids, our contest rules specify a parent or guardian must agree to entry. In the near Zonemaster, we collect personally identifiable information from children in connection with our services and products, we’ll do so in accordance with relevant regulations and laws including, without limitation, obtaining parental approval where necessary. We invite you to see to learn more about keeping your family safe online.

Your rights

  • We cease using your personal information for direct marketing should you object to it.
  • We prevent some consent-based processing of your private data once you withdraw that approval.
  • The best way to ask a transfer of your information to a different service provider.

Where we all rely on our valid interest
In instances where we’re processing your private data on the grounds of our valid interest, you may ask us to stop for motives related to your personal circumstance. We have to then do so unless we think we’ve got a valid overriding reason to keep on processing your personal information.

Direct marketing
You’ve got the right to halt the usage of your personal data for direct marketing activity through all stations, or chosen stations.

Exercising your rights
In case you have authorised a third party to submit a petition for your benefit, we’ll request them to prove that they have your consent to behave. This is a safety measure to make sure that private data isn’t disclosed to any man that has no right to get it. We attempt to respond to all valid requests within a single month. Sometimes it might take us more than a month if your request is very intricate or you’ve made a range of requests. If that is case, we’ll inform you and keep you updated.

No fee generally required
You won’t typically must pay a fee to get your own personal information (or to exercise some of their rights), but we will charge a reasonable fee if your request is unfounded, excessive or repetitive. If we opt not to act your request we’ll describe to you the reasons for our refusal.

Website notifications (pop ups).

We supply updates and news about our websites via drive notification messages or’pop-ups’. This is a totally free service. The notifications are sent to you in the event that you’ve clicked a button to let it (you might have accidentally chosen to get notifications).

We’ve got zero control on your subscription to alarms since it’s controlled by your browser as well as apparatus. We don’t store any recognisable information about your apparatus in relation to the push notification support.

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In the event you require extra aid concerning push notifications, please contact the group at [email protected]

Policy varies

We can amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, therefore we invite you to test it occasionally. When we make material changes we’ll endeavour to supply you with proper notice before these changes take effect.

Further info

General info about data security could be found in the Information Commissioner’s site:

To learn more about cookies please see and also to learn more about how to handle cookies please refer to our Cookies Policy.

Information about direct advertising might be discovered in the Direct Marketing Association’s site:

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