Who we are
Mark Tunmore trading as Atropos, The Boat House, Church Cove, The Lizard, Nr Helston, Cornwall United Kingdom TR12 7PH
Telephone: 01326 290287, Email:
Atropos publishes Atropos Journal and Migration Review, administers the Atropos Flight Arrivals Service and runs the Atropos Bookshop.
We provide this document to outline how we process data in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We also comply with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive.
Personal information provided on the website is transmitted through a secure server. We are committed to handling your personal information with high standards of information security. We take appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative steps to maintain the security and accuracy of personally identifiable information we collect, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers, as well as employing electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorized access. Our website uses encryption technology, like Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), to protect your personal information during data transport. SSL encrypts ordering information such as your name and email address.
To help us achieve our goal of providing the highest quality products and services, we use information from our interactions with you and other customers. Because we respect your privacy, we have implemented procedures to ensure that your personal information is handled in a safe, secure, and responsible manner.
The Information We Collect
Generally, you may browse the website without providing any personally identifiable information. However, we may ask you to provide personally identifiable information at various times and places on this website. In some cases, if you choose not to provide us with the requested information, you may not be able to access all parts of this website or participate in all of its features.
We receive and store any personally identifiable information you enter on the website or information you give us in any other way, such as by subscribing to our email newsletter. We may collect the following personally identifiable information: your name, address, telephone number, mobile telephone number, and email address.
If you use one of our services, or participate in one of our surveys, promotions, or we may ask for additional information, such as your age, interests, or product preferences.
From your interactions with us, we obtain information concerning the specific products or services you purchase or use.
When you visit this website, our web server automatically collects anonymous information such as log data and IP addresses, and may collect general information concerning your location. We may use the automatically collected information for a number of purposes, such as improving our site design, product assortments, customer service, and special promotions.
How we use the Information we Collect
We rely on your consent and legitimate interest to use your data for some or all of the purposes outlined below.
• To provide the services you request such as the Atropos Journal Subscription or Flight Arrivals Service
• To contact you when an Atropos Journal subscription renewal becomes due
• With your permission, to send you our Atropos Books email with details of Atropos news and new book releases.
• To contact you to use and verify information given to Atropos Flight Arrivals service, such as records of a sighting.
• To allow us to suppress your information if you have withdrawn consent.
Your Rights and Choices Regarding Use of the Information we Collect
You may withdraw your consent at any time. All Atropos emails contain an unsubscribe link after which no further emails will be sent or you may email us. If you no longer wish to receive the Atropos Journal then you may also instruct us not to send any further renewal reminders. Should you no longer wish to be a part of the Flight Arrivals Service then email us and we will remove your details.
You have the right to know what data we hold about you and you may contact us at any time for details using the above email address. You also have the right to have your data amended or deleted and may do so using the above email address. If you believe that we have infringed any of your data protection or privacy rights, you can complain to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office. Details of how to do this can be found at www.ico.org.uk.
We store data for as long as is necessary to administer Atropos subscription orders and Atropos services.
Others With Whom We Share Your Information
Atropos: All of the information that we collect, as described above, is held for the sole use of Atropos including Atropos Journal, Atropos Flight Arrivals Service and Atropos Book Sales.
Service Providers: We also may disclose information to outside companies that help us bring you the products and services we offer. For example, we may work with an outside company to: (a) manage a database of customer information; (b) assist us in distributing emails; (c) assist us with direct marketing and data collection; (d) provide us storage and analysis; (d) provide fraud prevention; and (e) provide other services designed to assist us in maximizing our business potential. We require that these outside companies agree to keep confidential all information we share with them and to use the information only to perform their obligations in our agreements with them.
Other Companies: We do not share information with any third party companies to allow them to send you details of their products/services.
Compliance with Law: We may provide access to information when legally required to do so, to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our website, to limit our legal liability, and to protect our rights or to protect the rights, property, or safety of visitors of this website or the public.
Atropos partners with advertising companies to place our advertising on publisher websites on the Internet. These advertising companies collect anonymous information about your visits to our web site. This technology involves the use of third party cookies which allow them to develop personalized advertising so that it directly relates to offers that may be of interest to you. You may choose to opt-out of this service we have with our third-party advertising partner. We may also use Atropos Books and Flight Arrivals website cookies to provide similar enhanced online marketing to you based on your interests and preferences. You may also choose to opt out of these enhanced online marketing ads by not accepting cookies when you visit our site.
Cookies, Web Beacons, and How We Use Them
A “cookie” is a small data file stored by your Web browser on your computer or mobile device [hard drive]. It allows us to recognise your computer (but not specifically who is using it) upon entering our site by associating the identification numbers in the cookie with other customer information you have provided us. That customer information is stored on our secured database.
A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” or “clear gif” is typically a one-pixel image, used to pass information from your computer or mobile device to a website.
Online Account Registration
In order to post on our Flight Arrivals news service, you must register. As a registered user, you only have to enter your shipping addresses and billing information once; they will be securely stored with us for your future use. Using your name and a password of your choice, you may access your account online at any time to add, delete, or change information.
If you are using a public computer, we strongly encourage you to LOG OUT at the conclusion of your session. Your information will still be stored with us but it will not be accessible to anyone else from that computer.
Use of the Flight Arrivals Service
Posting on Flight Arrivals
When you leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
More information about using Flight Arrivals can be found here.