We respect your right to privacy. Our overall aim is to ensure that our collection and use of personal information is appropriate to the provision of services to you, and is in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
We are Discovery Corporate Services Limited, registered in England with company number 08597513 whose registered office is at Chiswick Park Building 2, 566 Chiswick High Road, London W4 5YB, United Kingdom (“DCSL”) and we are the data controller of the personal information that we collect from you. DCSL is a subsidiary of Discovery, Inc. (“Discovery”). You can find out more about Discovery here.
We do not and will not knowingly collect information from any unsupervised child under the age of 13. The Services are not directed at children and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from children.
When you access and browse the Site (including when you submit personal information to us through data entry fields Site), we collect the following information from you:
We collect the following information from your interaction with the Site:
We may receive personal data about you from various third parties as set out below:
We collect, store and use your personal data including your name, contact details and other information submitted to us, and service usage data for our legitimate interests, so that we can:
We do not believe that our storage and use of your personal information for these purposes will unduly prejudice your rights and freedoms.
Sometimes, our use of your personal information is for purposes which are ancillary to the provision of the Site and the services. In those circumstances, we believe we have a legitimate interest in handling your personal information, and do not believe that this storage and use of your personal information will unduly prejudice your rights or freedoms.
The relevant circumstances are:
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
We collect anonymised details about visitors to our website for the purposes of aggregate statistics or reporting purposes. However, no single individual will be identifiable from the anonymised details we collect for these purposes.
We want to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising.
We may use your name, contact details, technical, usage and profile data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services and offers may be relevant for you (we call this marketing).
We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any company outside our group of companies for marketing purposes.
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or by contacting us at any time.
Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of a product/service purchase, product/service experience or other transactions.
We disclose information under the following circumstances:
These companies are authorised to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these Services to us.
When transferring personal information outside the UK and EEA, we will:
You can find out further information about the rules on data transfers outside of the UK and the EEA, including the mechanisms that we rely upon, on the European Commission website and on the Information Commissioner’s Office website.
Technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by us and our partners, affiliates, or analytics or service providers. These technologies are used in analysing trends, administering the Site, tracking users’ movements around the Site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
Whilst we take appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard the personal information that you provide to us, no transmission over the Internet can ever be guaranteed secure. Consequently, please note that we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information that you transfer over the Internet to us.
We are committed to protecting your personal information using appropriate technical and operational measures such as access controls that restrict and manage the ways in which your personal information is stored and handled.
In some circumstances, we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
You have certain rights in relation to your personal information. If you would like further information in relation to these or would like to exercise any of them, please contact us at DPO@discovery.com at any time. You have the right to request that we:
We will consider all such requests and provide our response within a reasonable period (and in any event within any time period required by applicable law). Please note, however, that certain personal information may be exempt from such requests in certain circumstances.
If an exception applies, we will tell you this when responding to your request. We may request you to provide us with information necessary to confirm your identity before responding to any request you make.
We have a Data Protection Officer that can assist with all queries regarding our processing of personal information. Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by e-mailing DPO@discovery.com.
You may also make a complaint to our supervisory body for data protection matters (the Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK) or seek a remedy through local courts if you believe your rights have been breached.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the local data protection authority in the UK if you believe we have not complied with applicable data protection laws. Please see below for details of the local data protection authority in the UK.
The Information Commissioner’s Office
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Tel. +44 1625 545 745