Weight Watchers

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Privacy policy

This privacy policy (together with our Terms of Use at www.weightwatchersmagazine.co.uk/termsandconditions) sets out how Seven Publishing Group Ltd (“we” or “us”) collects, uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 the data controller is the relevant Weight Watchers Group (as defined below) entity (“Weight Watchers”) and the data processor is Seven Publishing Group Ltd of 3-7 Herbal Hill, London, EC1R 5EJ.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this frequently to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01.01.2015.

What we collect

We may collect and process the following information about you:

• name

• contact information including email address

• other information provided by you when filling out forms on our website

We may also collect technical information, including without limitation, the Internet Protocol address used to connect your device to the interest and page interaction information.

What we do with the information we gather

We will use your personal details for the purpose of administering any prize draws or competitions. In the event that you win the prize draw or competition, we will pass your contact details to the third-party provider of the prize.

If you opt in to receiving further communications from Weight Watchers, we will share your personal information with Weight Watchers International, Inc. a Virginia corporation whose principal place of business is located at 675 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010 and its group (“Group” means the company, its subsidiaries, the ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006).

We may also contact you on behalf of Weight Watchers about any changes or additions to the Website or about any related products or services.

Other than as set out above, we will not pass your details on to any third parties.

You can exercise your right for us not to do these things by contacting us at privacy@seven.co.uk .

Where we store your personal data

The data we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored and/or processed at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). 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.

Disclosure of your information

We may share your information with any member of our Group.

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 assets.

· If we or substantially all of our 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 at [insert URL] or terms and conditions of supply and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our clients, or others.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure and we will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we 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. 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 from you online.


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Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have followed these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over these other websites which will have their own privacy policies. Therefore, we cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such websites and such websites are not governed by this privacy policy. You should exercise caution and check the privacy policies applicable to the websites in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

· whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used for direct marketing purposes

· if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at alerts@seven.co.uk

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information that we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to: Seven, 3-7 Herbal Hill, London, EC1R 5EJ. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


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