Inside the outdoor industry

ABOUT US

Outdoornews.biz is the sector’s destination site for news, information and opinion on the UK and European outdoor gear retail market. It was set up by Ronnie Dungan, former editor of long-running trade mag OCC and a 30 year veteran of B2B publishing, who has occupied senior roles on a number of market leading titles in various different retail and leisure sectors including, toys, video games, licensing, music, marketing, attractions, serious games and pro-audio.

With daily uploaded content and a weekly email newsletter reaching key decision makers in the outdoor sector, Outdoornews.biz seeks to inform, educate and connect the UK and European outdoor sector by providing the market’s most frequent and up to date coverage of news, new gear, interviews, opinion, recruitment and market data. Committed to the market and part of it, Outdoornews.biz is the best way to keep your brand’s profile visible all year round in the busy trade show season and beyond. When the stands have been broken down, we’ll still be here.

Getting in touch…

If you are interested in coverage opportunities on Outdoornews.biz or wish to find out more about how it can help your marketing activity, contact Ronnie Dungan on 07866 741568 or email him at ronnie@outdoornews.biz. To discuss advertising, including recruitment, contact darrell.carter@mimrammedia.com.

 


TERMS & CONDITIONS

Terms of Use

INTRODUCTION

Use of this website and the services provided via it (‘www.outdoornews.biz’) are conditional upon you accepting the following terms and conditions. Unless otherwise specified, your acceptance of this User Agreement shall be indicated by your use of and/or registration with www.outdoornews.biz. Outdoornews.biz is provided by Fastflash Media, 9 Brook Hill, Stevenage, Herts, SG2 8RR, United Kingdom, and its suppliers.

These terms and conditions and our Privacy Policy, (together the ‘User Agreement’) form our entire agreement with you in respect of non-chargeable use of www.outdoornews.biz and supersede any prior agreement or arrangement with you in respect of www.outdoornews.biz. If a company name is inserted in your registration request, then the User Agreement shall be between us and that company and accordingly unless the context otherwise requires, references to ‘you’ and ‘your’ in this User Agreement shall also be to that company. The purchase of [goods/services] from us is subject to our Terms and Conditions of Purchase. If there are any updates to this User Agreement or to the Terms and Conditions of Purchase, we will bring this to your attention on www.outdoornews.biz.

AVAILABILITY OF OUTDOORNEWS.BIZ

We will endeavour to ensure that outdoornews.biz is available 24 hours per day without any interruptions. However, we reserve the right to make www.outdoornews.biz unavailable at any time or to restrict access to parts or all of www.outdoornews.biz without notice. www.outdoornews.biz is a general information service. We will endeavour not to make it misleading, but we cannot represent that the information accessible on or via www.outdoornews.biz is accurate, not-misleading, complete or up-to-date.

USE OF WWW.OUTDOORNEWS.BIZ

www.outdoornews.biz is designed for your personal, non-commercial use and you must not use it in any other way without our consent. Except as permitted under applicable law, you must not use, copy, translate, publish, licence or sell www.outdoornews.biz or any materials or information in www.outdoornews.biz or the structure, overall style and program code of www.outdoornews.biz without our consent. If you wish to make a request for consent, please contact ronnie@fastflashmedia.co.uk.

YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS

You agree to only use www.outdoornews.biz for lawful purposes and that any information that you provide in connection with, or which forms part of, www.outdoornews.biz will be, as far as you are aware, true and accurate and will not infringe any copyright or trade mark, or any right of privacy, publicity or personality or any other right, whether registered or unregistered, of any other nature or any person, or be obscene or libellous or blasphemous or defamatory and you agree to indemnify us against all claims, proceedings, damages, liabilities and costs, including legal costs arising out of your breach of this term. We cannot make any assurances about the information or contribution made by any other user and you should exercise caution before acting or otherwise relying upon any information you obtain via www.outdoornews.biz.

LINKS

www.outdoornews.biz includes links to other internet sites. Without limiting what we say elsewhere, we make no representations or warranties about those sites or their content, nor that the links work. Details of our linking arrangements may be obtained from ronnie@fastflashmedia.co.uk.

DATA PROTECTION

It is your responsibility to ensure that that you give us an accurate and valid e-mail address and other contact details and tell us of any changes to them. We cannot, however, make any assurances about any other user you may meet using  www.outdoornews.biz. We comply with all applicable Data Protection laws in the UK and the new EU GDPR laws. For a description of how we use your personal data, please see our Privacy Policy.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

www.outdoornews.biz, its style and structure, and the materials and information on www.outdoornews.biz are protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights, and may not be used by you except as expressly provided in this User Agreement. The authors of the documents in www.outdoornews.biz assert their moral rights.

OUR LIABILITY

Since a substantial part of www.outdoornews.biz is both free and available to all, it is a condition that your use of www.outdoornews.biz is at your own risk. We shall not be liable to you or in breach of this User Agreement for any delay or failure to perform any obligation if the delay or failure is due to a cause beyond our reasonable control including, without limitation, the blocking or restricting of information to and/or from our network. Except as expressly provided in this User agreement, we disclaim any further representations, warranties, conditions or other terms, express or implied, by statute, collaterally or otherwise, including but not limited to implied warranties, conditions or other terms of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose or reasonable care and skill. Save as provided below, we disclaim all and will not be liable in contract, tort (including, with-out limitation, negligence) or otherwise arising in connection with this User Agreement or www.outdoornews.biz for: (i) consequential, indirect or special loss or damage; or (ii) any loss of goodwill or reputation; or (iii) any economic losses (including loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings), in each case, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage and howsoever incurred.

Our maximum liability to you in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence) or otherwise arising in connection with this User Agreement or www.outdoornews.biz shall be limited to £50. Notwithstanding any other provision of this User Agreement, we will be liable to you without limit for any death or personal injury caused by our negligence and to the extent that liability arises under Part 1 or section 41 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and for liability arising from statements made fraudulently by us.

SMALL PRINT

Either of us may terminate this User Agreement at any time. You may not transfer any of your rights or delegate any of your obligations under this User Agreement without our prior written consent. If we fail to enforce any provision of this User Agreement, that failure will not preclude us from enforcing either that provision (or any similar provision) on a later occasion. Nothing in this User Agreement shall confer on any third party any benefit or the right to enforce any term of the User Agreement. This User Agreement is governed by English law and any dispute connected with this agreement is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Nothing in this User Agreement affects your statutory rights as a consumer.

COMPLAINTS

If you believe that your intellectual property or other rights are being infringed by the www.outdoornews.biz, or if you are dissatisfied with www.outdoornews.biz or any aspect of our service, in the first instance please contact ronnie@fastflashmedia.co.uk.


FASTFLASH MEDIA LTD (“We” or “Our”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regard-ing your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Fastflash Media, 9 Brook Hill, Stevenage, Herts, SG2 8RR United Kingdom.

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU

We may collect and process the following data about you:

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.outdoornews.biz (our site). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for in-formation [when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by Fastflash Media Ltd] and when you report a problem with our site.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.

Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders.

Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.

IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.

To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.

To speed up your searches.

To recognise you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site. Please note that our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. 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 policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted [using SSL technology]. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password that enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION

We use information held about you in the following ways:

To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or that we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.

To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

To notify you about changes to our service.

We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services that may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by [post or telephone]. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those that were the subject of a previous sale to you. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.

[We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day).

We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in MK3). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.]

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 736 of the UK Companies Act 1985.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

If Fastflash Media Ltd. or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Fastflash Media Ltd., our customers, or others. This includes ex-changing information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

LINKS TO OTHER EXTERNAL SITES

This web site may contain links to other sites. We cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. Please do not assume that other sites abide by our privacy standards.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these web-sites.

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to ronnie@fastflashmedia.co.uk.


COOKIE POLICY

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.

To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.

To speed up your searches.

To recognise you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access cer-tain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site. Please note that our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control.