Privacy Policy

1. Who we are

IT Channel Oxygen Ltd is a B2B publishing company. We provide information on the UK IT channel and its sustainable transformation, while allowing advertisers to connect directly with our audience via advertising, native content and bespoke reports.

Our registered office:

Unit 8, Old Forge Court, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex CO7 7EA

Telephone: +44 (0) 7940 795 234

Company registration number: 14960061

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please email us at [email protected]

2. Introduction

IT Channel Oxygen will put some of its most premium content behind a registration wall. Visitors must become ‘members’ to view this premium content.

In order for us to provide this premium information for free, members agree to receive our weekly newsletter, ads, and sales and marketing communications from us and our partners that are relevant to their professional interests. If you do not want to receive our weekly newsletter, ads, and sales and marketing communications from IT Channel Oxygen and its partners, please do not become a member. You can unsubscribe from these communications at any time, while continuing to receive free access to our premium information.

IT Channel Oxygen takes your privacy seriously. Below you can find more information about the personal data we collect, how we use it, and how we protect it. We endeavour to comply with relevant data protection legislation.

Please note that IT Channel Oxygen is deemed a “data controller” as it relates to any personal data or personal information (as those terms are defined by applicable law) shared in connection with your use of our website, including your membership information, as applicable.

3. Personal information we collect

When registering on our website, completing online forms, or calling us, you may be asked to provide your full name, email address, postal address, phone number, job title, company name, company type or other details about your job role or company, what sort of content you would like to hear about or how you would like to be contacted. We ask for this information to improve your experience and deliver content that is relevant to you.

4. Use of ‘cookies’

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow), that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognise your browser, and capture and remember certain information.

IT Channel Oxygen may place and access certain cookies on your computer. We use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use cookies to improve your experience of using the website. We have carefully chosen these cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

All cookies used by this website are used in accordance with current UK and EU cookie law.

Before we place cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of cookies, you are enabling us to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of cookies. This may result in certain features of the website not functioning fully or as intended, however.

You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.

5. How we collect data

We collect data in the following ways: a. data is given to us by you; and b. data is collected automatically.

Data given to us by you

We collect data from you when you register to become an IT Channel Oxygen ‘member’. We may occasionally collect data from you at other times, for instance if you register to read content we have produced in partnership with a sponsor. Finally, we may collect data from you if you contact us through the website, my phone, post, email or any other means.

Data collected automatically

We automatically collect some information about your visit to the website. This information helps us to make improvements to website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the website and the way you use and interact with its content. We will also collect your data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the website, see above.

6. How we use your data

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances: a. To improve the user experience of our website; b. Where we have obtained your consent to use your personal data; c. Where we need to perform a contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you; d. Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests; e. Where we need to comply with a legal obligation; f. To respond to any user enquiries (including via email, telephone or post)  

7. How we protect your personal data

IT Channel Oxygen is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and protect the information we collect.

8. Sharing information with third parties

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer personal data to third parties, unless: we have informed you of this and you have provided your consent; the disclosure is to fulfil our legitimate interest; or it is required or permitted by law (when government bodies and law enforcement agencies require us to).

Additionally, we might share your details with website hosting partners, service providers and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, where this is necessary to provide you with a service you have requested. Some of them might be based outside of the EU. We are transferring the data to them in a secure manner and we have agreements in place to protect your information.

Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

9. Third-party links

IT Channel Oxygen’s websites contain links to external websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

How long will we keep your information?

We will hold your personal data for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

If you have not used or updated your account in the last two years, we might class it as dormant or delete it. We will email you to remind you before deletion. Please check your inbox regularly to see if we have sent you any emails about this.

10) Transfers outside the European Economic Area

Data which we collect from you may be stored and processed in and transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). For example, this could occur if our servers are located in a country outside the EEA or one of our service providers is situated in a country outside the EEA.

We will only transfer data outside the EEA where it is compliant with data protection laws and the means of transfer provides adequate safeguards in relation to your data, eg by way of data transfer agreement, incorporating the current standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission, or by signing up to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, in the event that the organisation in receipt of the data is based in the United States of America.

11. Your Rights

You have the following rights regarding processing of your personal information:

Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive.”

Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why. b. Right to correct – the right to have your data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete. c. Right to erase – In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that we delete or remove your data from our systems. d. Right to restrict our use of your data – In certain circumstances, you have the right to “block” us from using your data or limit the way in which we can use it. e. Right to data portability – In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your data. f. Right to object – the right to object to our use of your data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.

We will do our best to respond at least within one calendar month. If we need more time we will get in touch to let you know.

You can exercise all other rights at any time by contacting us at:

If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your data is handled by us, you can forward your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (UK’s independent body set up to uphold information rights). You can find more about how to complain here:

12. How to unsubscribe from direct marketing?

Email us at [email protected] Or follow the instructions at the bottom of any email you receive from us and we will promptly remove you from all specified correspondence.

13. Changes to our privacy and cookies policy

We might update our privacy or cookie policy from time to time. You may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to us. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use our websites or to submit personal information to us. You can delete your account and information at any time. If significant changes are made, for example how we would like to use your personal information, we will provide a more prominent notice as an email notification of privacy policy changes.