GDPR Privacy Notice

Who Are We?

Scene Magazine Media CIC is a not for profit Community Interest Company which publishes a monthly LGBTQ+ magazine both online and in print. We also publish between five and ten posts a day, of interest to LGBTQ+ communities through our website and Social Media platforms.


Our GDPR owner  can be contacted directly here:


The personal data we would like to collect from you is:

Your First and Last Names

Your Postal Address, so that we can send the magazine to you each month

Your email Address, so that we can send you weekly digest of website posts, and details of offers and events.

The personal data we collect will be used for the following purposes:

To deliver the monthly magazine by post and deliver the weekly digest of website posts by email. We will also send occasional emails to inform you of members events and offers.

Our legal basis for processing the personal data:


We have your consent to use your personal data for the specific purpose of sending you the monthly magazine and the weekly digest of website posts, and details of any member´s only offers, events or content.

Any legitimate interests pursued by us are as follows:

For the purpose of fulfilling the delivery of the magazine and the digest as requested by you, and informing you of members ‘only offers, events or content.

The special categories of personal data concerned are:

There are no special categories of personal data that we collect from you.

You may withdraw consent at any time

by calling us on 07530636636 or writing to us at and telling us that you wish to withdraw your consent that has allowed us to use your data.


Scene Magazine Media CIC will not pass on your personal data to third parties

Retention period:

Scene Magazine Media CIC will process personal data for as long as you wish to subscribe to the magazine,and will store the personal data for as long as you subscribe to the magazine, plus one year to make resubscribing easy.

Your rights as a data subject:

At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:

  • Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
  • Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.
  • Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.
  • Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
  • Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
  • Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.
  • Right to judicial review: in the event that the organisation refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why.
  • You have the right to complain as outlined below.


In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by Scene Magazine Media CIC  or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and Scene Magazine Media CIC’s data protection representatives.

The details for each of these contacts are:

Supervisory authority contact details:

The contact details for the Information Commissioner´s Office can be found at

GDPR Owner contact details:


How we use your information:

Personal data Under the GDPR, personal data is defined as: “any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.”

This privacy notice tells you how we, Scene Magazine Media CIC, will collect and use your personal data for.

Why does Scene Magazine Media CIC need to collect and store personal data?

In order for us to provide you with a service. We need to collect personal data for detailed service provision, In any event, we are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.

In terms of being contacted for marketing purposes, Scene Magazine Media CIC would request your specific consent for this processing.

Will Scene Magazine Media CIC share my personal data with anyone else?

No, we will not share any personal data with third parties

How will Scene Magazine Media CIC use the personal data it collects about me?

We will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the GDPR. We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary.  How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may  be governed by specific business-sector requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending on individual business needs. If you wish to know more about our retention and disposal procedures, please contact our GDPR Owner

Under what circumstances will Scene Magazine Media CIC contact me?

Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure.

Can I find out the personal data that Scene Magazine Media CIC holds about me?

At your request, we can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. If we do hold personal data about you, you can request the following information:

  • Identity and the contact details of the person or organisation that has determined how and why to process your data.
  • The purpose of the processing as well as the legal basis for processing.
  • If the processing is based on the legitimate interests of Scene Magazine Media CIC or a third party, information about those interests.
  • The categories of personal data collected, stored and processed.
  • How long the data will be stored
  • Details of your rights to correct, erase, restrict or object to such processing.
  • Information about your right to withdraw consent at any time.
  • How to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.

What forms of ID will I need to provide in order to access this?

We accept the following forms of ID when you request information about your personal data: Photo ID such as a passport, driving licence, bus pass or similar, and/or recent utility bill

Contact details of the GDPR Owner:


Document owner and approval:

The GDPR Owner is the owner of this document and is responsible for keeping it up to date.

The current version of this document is published On the Scene website