Privacy Policy.

STOS MEDIA LTD (academia.media) takes privacy seriously. This privacy policy governs the collection, storage, use of personal information. It provides details about the information We collect, how it is used, and the rights Users have over their information. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all personal information collected by Us or provided by Users in relation to their use of the Website. It does not extend to any websites or applications that can be accessed from the Website. Within this policy, "including" means "including without limitation".

Please read this privacy policy carefully as it pertains to Users legal rights. By using the Website, Users confirm that they have read, understood, agree to this privacy policy in its entirety. We will keep this page updated.

For matters concerning privacy, contact Us by email sent to help@academia.media

Definitions

  • STOS MEDIA LTD, or Us, or We: STOS MEDIA LTD, a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 11247475 whose registered office is at 37 St Clair House, British Street, London, E3 4LU;
  • Users: any person that accesses the Website and is not (i) both employed by STOS MEDIA LTD and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) actively providing services to STOS MEDIA LTD;
  • Website: the website https://academia.media and any sub-domains of it unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions;
  • Services: the functionality of the website and efforts of STOS MEDIA LTD that enables Users to communicate and access and share information (personal or other); and
  • UK and EU Cookie Law: the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.

Personal information

We collect, store and use personal information with the aim of facilitating communication between and providing services to Users. We collect and store basic personal data about Users including title, name, email, phone number, online handles, occupation, job title and employer. We do not collect or store special categories of personal information (also known as sensitive personal information). All information is stored securely on servers inside the European Union.

Users choose the information they share with other Users except for their name, employer (institution/organisation), professional interests, and User-communication preferences. Only Users verified by Us may access the personal information of other Users. Users personal information can only be accessed via a secure and password protected website.

Third parties

On occasion, in order to provide the Services or comply with laws and legal proceedings, We may share Users personal information with other parties. We will not commercialise Users personal information for any other reason than to provide the Services. We may transfer information about Users if acquired by or merged with another company; if such a transfer occurs, Users will be notified afterwards via email to their registered email address.

User rights

Users have the right to:

  • be provided with copy of all personal information We hold about them;
  • have updated or corrected any out of date or incorrect personal information We hold about them (in accordance with applicable data protection legislation); and
  • opt-out of any marketing communications that we or any third party with whom We have shared Users personal information (with their consent or in accordance with this privacy policy) may send them.

If Users want Us to stop using or to delete their personal information they should contact Us.

Cookies

In accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law, the Website may place and access certain cookies on Users’ computers in order to improve their experience of it. Before the Website places cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of cookies; however certain Services and features of the Website may not function as intended. You can view our cookie policy here.