Cookies and Privacy Policy

Our website (mediamatters-pr.co.uk)

What data we collect and how we use it

When you visit our website (mediamatters-pr.co.uk) we automatically receive and record information about your computer and browser, including your:

  • IP address
  • Software you may be using
  • And the hardware you are using, for example, whether you are visiting our website via a mobile device or a desktop computer

We use Google Analytics to track how you use our website, to improve our services and to manage enquiries. This is always within Google’s Terms of Use, which can be found here. We also use third party software, Hubspot, for the same purposes.

Where necessary, we might also share your data with our third-party suppliers such as creative agencies, printing and fulfilment companies.

We also use Cookies to remember your preferences:

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer or mobile device by most websites when you visit them.

Most cookies are designed to either ensure all the website’s features work properly or to provide the website owner with anonymous information about how you use their site so they can make improvements to the user experience. These cookies are known as 1st party cookies.

3rd party cookies are usually related to advertising. Advertisers typically use this type of cookie to see which websites you have visited and then show you targeted adverts that are more relevant to you.

How we use cookies

Our website uses a 1st party cookie to find out how people are using our website. This information is anonymous and cannot be linked to one individual. We use this information to make improvements to our website to make the user experience better over time.

We do not use any other type of cookie.

What we don’t do:

  • Remember or store any personally identifiable information
  • Send information to other websites
  • Record your visit so advertising on other websites is more relevant to you.

Controlling cookies

We only use cookies when you accept them when visiting our website.

Most browsers allow you to control whether or not cookies can be saved to your computer. This website provides useful information about how to change your browser’s settings should you wish to block or delete cookies.


Receiving email marketing from Media Matters

Signing up to receive updates from Media Matters

By signing up to receive the Media Matters newsletter you are giving consent for us to contact you with information relevant to our services via email.

You have the right to remove your consent to receive marketing communications from us at any time. Please email info@mediammattersagency.co.uk to let us know you no longer want to receive communications from Media Matters. If you have received our newsletter and do not wish to continue to receive it, you may opt-out by following the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each newsletter.


Media Matters PR Limited as a data controller

In the majority of instances, Media Matters is a data controller, as explained in our ICO profile here.

What is our legal basis for processing your information?

We process information about you for certain legitimate business processes (also referred to as legitimate interest), which include some or all of the following:

  • To improve, modify or personalise our services and communications to you
  • To provide communications which we think will be of interest to you
  • To determine the effectiveness of our marketing activity, including direct marketing like emails and online advertising

Whenever we process data for these purposes we will ensure we keep your personal data rights in high regard.

You have the right to object to this use of data.

Please contact us via iinfo@mediammattersagency.co.uk if you wish to obtain a copy of your personal data that we currently hold or if you wish Media Matters PR Limited to delete your personal data that we currently hold.

How we store your information

The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with normal commercial standards. The data will not be sold or passed to any other organisation or individuals without your express permission.

We review the information we store on an annual basis to ensure information is only stored for as long as necessary.