In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we have implemented this privacy
notice to inform you, of the types of data we process about you. We also include within this notice the
reasons for processing your data, the lawful basis that permits us to process it, how long we keep your
data for and your rights regarding your data.
Our contact details:
Company name: DM DISTRIBUTIONS
Address: Unit D2/D3 Wira Office Park, West Park Ring Road, Leeds, LS16 6EB
For the sake of clarity, we note that no legal claims can be derived from this notification.
of the website may become inaccessible or not function properly.
DURATION OF DATA RETENTION
Your personal data will be deleted, if they are no longer needed for justifiable and admissible purposes or
as soon as you revoke your consent and we are not legally bound or in any other way authorised to save
this data anymore. Your data will be saved in particular to respect legal retention obligations as long as
they may be needed for the enforcement, the implementation and defence of claims or for the
enforcement and implementation of claims, the representation of interests and the defence against
accusations in administrative or judicial or other institutional procedures.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics
uses so-called “cookies”, text files which will be saved on your computer and facilitates the analysis as
regards the use of the site by you. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this
website is normally transmitted to a server of Google in the US and saved there. In case of activation of
the IP-anonymisation on this website, your IP-address will first be shortened within the Member States of
the European Union or in other contractual countries in which the agreement of the European Economic
Area applies. Only in exceptional cases the entire IP-address will be transmitted to a server of Google in
the US and shortened there. On behalf of the provider of this website Google will use this information to
evaluate your use of this website, to create reports on the website activities and to perform further
services connected to the website use and the internet use vis-à-vis the website provider.
The IP-address transmitted from your browser in the framework of Google Analytics, will not be
combined with other data from Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies through specific settings in your browser software: but please
note that in this case you will eventually not be able to use all functions of our website to their full extent.
Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data which are generated through cookies and refer to
your use of this website (incl. your IP-address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by
downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:
This website uses Google Analytics with the extension „__anonymise()“. By that the shortened
IP-addresses are further processed, and hence a personalisation can be excluded. If the data collected on
you allow a personalisation, this will immediately be excluded, and the personal data will then be deleted.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website and to be able to regularly improve it. Through
the gained statistics we can improve our offer and render it more interesting for you as a user. In
exceptional circumstances, when personal data is transmitted to the U.S., Google submitted itself to the
EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. The legal basis for the use of
Google Analytics is art. 6 clause 1 lit. GDPR.
Information of the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow
Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. User conditions:
https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html, overview on the data protection:
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en, as well as the privacy statement:
Alternative Google Analytics Opt Out (also for mobile devices)
By clicking the following link an opt-out cookie is stored on your device. This prevents Google Analytics
from collecting data within this website in the future. The opt-out only works in this browser, and only
for this domain. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you need to click on this link again.
Set Google Analytics opt-out cookie
On this website components of YouTube are used. YouTube is a video platform where users can upload
videos and make them accessible to the public.
The operating company of YouTube is the YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
Since 2006 YouTube LLC is an affiliate of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View,
CA 94043, U.S..
When calling up an individual page of this website on which a YouTube component has been integrated
(YouTube-Video), the browser on your terminal device will be automatically prompted to download a
presentation of the YouTube video. In the context of this technical procedure YouTube and Google will
get to know exactly which bottom side of our website you visited.
If during your visit on our website you are at the same time logged into your YouTube account, this
collected information can be related to your YouTube account by YouTube and Google. This takes place
independently from the fact whether you clicked on a YouTube video on our website or not.
If you do not want such a transmission of information to YouTube and Google, you can prevent that by
logging yourself out from your YouTube account before accessing our website.
The published privacy regulations of YouTube are available at
On this website, components of Facebook might be integrated. Facebook is a social network, an online
community which normally enables its users to communicate with each other and interact within a virtual
space. Facebook enables the users of the social network to create a private profile, upload pictures and
connect with friends via friend requests.
The operating company of Facebook is Facebook, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, U.S. If a
data subject lives outside of the U.S. or Canada the responsible subject for the processing of personal data
is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.
If when visiting our website, you are at the same time logged into your Facebook account, Facebook will
identify which bottom side you are recently accessing during the entire duration of your visit on our
website. This information will be saved by Facebook and then related to your Facebook account. This
takes place independently from the fact whether you clicked on a Facebook component or not. If you
furthermore confirm one of the Facebook buttons integrated into our website, for example the “Like”
button or if you enter a comment, Facebook will relate this information to your personal Facebook
account and save the personal data.
If you do not want such a transmission of information to Facebook, you can prevent it by logging out
from your Facebook account before accessing our website.
The data protection directive published by Facebook is available at:
USE OF WEB FONTS
On this internet pages external texts, Google fonts are used. Google Fonts are a service of the company
Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043.
Web fonts are incorporated through a server call, normally a server of Google in the U.S.. They allow us
to know which internet pages you visited by transmitting the information to the server. Also, your
browser’s IP-address of your terminal device will be saved by Google.
Further information will be available in the data protection notice of Google:
GOOGLE MAPS AND GOOGLE CUSTOM SEARCH
On this website the component “Google Maps” of the company Google Inc. (“Google”), 1600
Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 U.S. is used for the presentation of interactive maps.
When using Google Maps the information concerning the use of our internet page including the
IP-address will be transmitted to a server of Google in the U.S. and saved there. By using this website,
you declare that you agree to the collection, processing as well as use of your automatically collected data
through Google, one of his representatives or third-party providers.
If you do not agree to the data transfer, you have the possibility to deactivate the service of Google Maps
Function in your browser. We would like, however, to point out that in this case you cannot use the map
This website also uses Google Custom Search, a service of Google Inc. When you search on this site,
your search query is sent to Google and the search results are generated by Google. In generating the
search results, Google may gather information such as your IP address, web browser version, operating
system and similar.
More details regarding the data protection by Google are available at
With your approval we use the so-called “Facebook-Pixel” of the social network Facebook due to our
legitimate interests concerning the analysis and optimisation of our web presentation.
The operating company of Facebook is Facebook, Inc. 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, U.S. or
within the EU Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.
With its help we can follow-up the movements of users after they saw or clicked on a Facebook Ad. That
is how we can record the efficiency of Facebook Ads for statistical and market research purposes. The
data collected in this way is anonymous, that means we cannot see the personal data of the single users.
This data is hence saved and processed by Facebook about which we inform you according to our state of
knowledge. Facebook can connect this data with your Facebook account and can use it also for its own
marketing purposes (see data usage directive of Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation). This information can enable Facebook as well as its
partners to publish ads on and off Facebook. For these purposes, also a cookie may be saved on your
This consent can only be given by users who are older than 14 years. If you are younger, we ask you to
talk to your parents or legal guardians
SOCIAL MEDIA AGGREGATOR
In the context of our website we use services of walls.io, a service of the Social Software Development
GmbH, Andreasgasse 6, Top 1 1070 Vienna. Walls.io is responsible for the collection, storage,
presentation and management of data of different Social Media platforms.
The currently valid privacy regulations of walls.io are available at https://walls.io/privacy.
CHANGE OF PURPOSE
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably
consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose.
If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the
legal basis which allows us to do so.
Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance
with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law
F) FAILURE TO PROVIDE DATA
Your failure to provide us with data may mean that we are unable to fulfil our requirements for entering
into a contract with you.
G) WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH
We’re serious when we say we’re committed to protecting your privacy – we want to earn and maintain
your trust, so we do not sell any of your personal data to any third party.
We do, however share your personal data with certain companies who play an essential part in enabling us
to provide our products and services to you, such as IT and system administration providers and others
who help us run our business. You can rest assured however, that we require all third parties to respect
the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law and we do not allow our
third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own
H) PROTECTING YOUR DATA
We are aware of the requirement to ensure your data is protected against accidental loss or disclosure,
destruction and abuse. We have implemented processes to guard against such.
I) RETENTION PERIODS
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for,
including for the purposes of satisfying any legal or reporting requirements.
J) YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and
sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your
personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those
purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
In some circumstances, you can ask us to delete your data: see the section detailing your legal rights below
for further information.
A. the right to be informed about the data we hold on you and what we do with it;
B. the right of access to the data we hold on you.
C. the right for any inaccuracies in the data we hold on you, however they come to light, to be corrected. This is also known as ‘rectification’;
D. the right to have data deleted in certain circumstances. This is also known as ‘erasure’;
E. the right to restrict the processing of the data;
F. the right to transfer the data we hold on you to another party. This is also known as ‘portability’;
G. g) the right to object to the inclusion of any information;
H. the right to regulate any automated decision-making and profiling of personal data.
In some circumstances, we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with
you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without
further notice to you.
You have the following rights in relation to the personal data we hold on you:
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above or if you have any questions or a complaint, please
NO FEE USUALLY REQUIRED
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights).
However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive.
Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
WHAT WE MAY NEED FROM YOU
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your
right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to
ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also
contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
TIME LIMIT TO RESPOND
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a
month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will
notify you and keep you updated.
Where you have provided consent to our use of your data, you also have the right to withdraw that
consent at any time. This means that we will stop processing your data.
L) MAKING A COMPLAINT
If you think your data rights have been breached, you are able to raise a complaint with the Information
Commissioner (ICO). You can contact the ICO at Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House,
Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF or by telephone on 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545
M) DATA PROTECTION COMPLIANCE
Our appointed compliance officer in respect of our data protection activities is Matthew Woolhouse.