Data Protection Policy:


Boom Magazine and Boom Belper LLP are in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of 2018. The lawful basis under which the company holds and uses personal information is “our legitimate interests”, i.e. the requirement to supply readers and customers with the best possible service and/or product.



In order to provide a subscription service, Boom Magazine holds limited information about subscribers; i.e. name, postal address and email address. All personal information for subscribers is held on password protected computers accessed solely by Boom Magazine staff. We do not supply subscriber information to third parties.



In order to provide advertising services to other businesses and organisations, Boom Magazine holds limited information about clients; i.e. name, postal address, telephone number, and email address. Emails are kept on a secure server and all information personal to advertising clients is held on password protected computers accessed solely by Boom Magazine staff and our designers at 45 Degrees. We do not supply client information to any other third parties.


Market Research

Information provided by customers for market research purposes, for example from surveys or focus groups, will be collated and anonymised. The data will be shown to potential advertisers so they can decide if they would like to advertise with Boom Magazine.


Photographs of Children

By nature of the business, Boom Magazines contain pictures of local people, especially young children. Consent will be obtained before publishing the names and images. When images are supplied by readers, a member of staff at Boom Magazine will check to verify that all persons with parental responsibility give consent to their child’s photo being used in print and online. Wherever possible the child themselves should be asked for their consent for their image to be used in print and online. If the child decides to remove consent at a later date, their photo and identifying details will be deleted from all online versions and all Boom Magazine and 45 Degree software and hardware.



All images and personal information is saved on password protected devices.


Personal information is only held on the system as long as a customer, client or subscriber has a trading account with Boom Magazine.

Personal information of customers, clients or subscribers will be removed from the systems if requested. Any invoices will however be kept on file in the usual course of business.

Any breaches of Boom Magazine’s Data Protection Policy will be reported to all Partners and business systems will be updated to ensure that the breach does not occur again. Information breaches that pose a risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals will be reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).


The data protection lead is Sascha Landskron, Partner.


All partners meet regularly and discuss data protection issues to ensure all personal data is dealt with correctly.