Privacy Policy

By accessing or using Canmaking News the online magazine operated by McRitchie Media Ltd., you agree to the terms of McRitchie Media Limited’s Privacy Policy, as outlined below. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use these sites.

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This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give when you use these websites. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check the section highlighted below under the heading ‘Updates to this policy’, to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Information we collect

Through the course of ordering subscriptions, newsletters, downloading media packs or other information from our website, we will ask for delivery, billing, and contact information. These are necessary for the fulfilment of subscriptions and other services we offer. We will ask for contact information, such as your phone number, physical address and e-mail address. Your e-mail address allows us to send you e-mail confirmation of your subscription, and you to access the online digital magazine and back issue archive.

We will not sell this information and we will only share it if necessary for the fulfilment of your order or in accordance with law.

What we do with the information collected

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with information on the products or services you have requested. Your information may also be stored in a CRM system for internal record keeping. The aim is always to be relevant, fair, honest, responsible and respectful towards your privacy.

Sharing your information with others

We will use your information within McRitchie Media Ltd. to provide the service and/or product you have requested.

We will disclose your information to third parties when the disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookies used by our website:

  • Ensure that functionality operates as intended.
  • Remember your choices and preferences during and between visits.
  • Allow you to share pages via social network widgets like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Allow you to contact us via our secure on-line contact form.
  • Track your visit for statistical analysis, allowing us to improve the usability, speed and security of our website.

Cookies are not used to:

  • Collect any personal identifiable information (without your express permission).
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission).
  • Pass data to advertising networks.
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties.
  • Pay sales commissions.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links or references to other websites to which this Privacy Policy does not apply. If you click on these links to leave our site, you should note that we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting those sites. We suggest you always look at the privacy statement of any other website you visit.

E- Bulk Mailer

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp to deliver our bulk mailers. We gather statistics around e-mail opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor the response to the bulk mailer.  For more information please see the MailChimps’s privacy notice.

Social media

We do not control how your personal information is collected, stored or used by social media sites. You should review the privacy policies and settings on any social networking site that you subscribe to so that you understand the information they may be sharing. McRitchie Media Ltd. is not responsible for how these third-party sites use information collected from or about you.


McRitchie Media Ltd. keep all the data held with the utmost care and security. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Updates to this policy

We will publish any updates to this policy here.

Contact Us / Update your personal information

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for marketing purposes, you may also change your mind at any time by notifying us via e-mail. Please help us to keep our records up-to-date by notifying us of any changes to the information we hold.

You have the right to access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences. Should you wish to do this, please confirm in writing to us either by e-mail or letter to the following address:

Canmaking News
McRitchie Media Ltd.
PO Box 292
ME13 3DD


Please include your name, company name, address, and e-mail address when you contact us with a contact telephone number.