Privacy Policy

The Sustainable Mag takes your privacy very seriously. This privacy policy sets out how The Sustainable Mag uses and protects any information that you give The Sustainable Mag when you use this website.
The Sustainable Mag is 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 statement.
The Sustainable Mag may change this policy from time to time, in accordance with any updated laws, by updating this page.

What we collect

When you leave a blog post comment The Sustainable Mag collects the following information:
• Your name – this is visible to the public.
• Your email address – this is not visible to the public and remains private at all times,
• And optionally, your website address, if you choose to provide it – this is visible to the public.

If you sign up to the mailing list The Sustainable Mag via Mailchimp we require your name and email address. Neither of these is visible to the public. Please note, the mailing list is administered by Mailchimp, who store your details solely for the purpose of The Sustainable Mag being able to email you. You can read the Mailchimp privacy policy here, and you can unsubscribe at any time via the link in the email.

What we do with the information we gather

When you leave a blog post comment we require your name so that The Sustainable Mag and other users of the site are able to identify you. You do not have to use your own name or your full name in the comment section if you do not wish to.
We require your email address to be able to notify you if someone has replied to your comment. Your email address is used for no other purpose, and The Sustainable Mag will never use your email address for marketing purposes or share, lease or sell your email address to any third parties.
If you have opted in to receive The Sustainable Mag email list, then we use your name and email address to send you our monthly email, and any other emails as we see fit. Your details are held securely and are never shared, lease or sold to any third parties, or used for any other purposes. Furthermore, you are free to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any point using the link provided in the newsletter.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical and electronic procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
The Sustainable Mag contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
• if you have previously left a blog post comment, you may request removal of the blog post comment by emailing us at
• If you subscribe to the The Sustainable Mag newsletter via Mailchimp, you can unsubscribe at any point by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter. You will not be contacted again unless you choose to opt back in.