Moonriver Publishing Ltd Privacy Policy

At Moonriver Publishing Ltd, we take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to provide the products and services you have requested from us and to manage your bookings and account with us.

What information is collected?

Moonriver Publishing Ltd is an independent publishing house based in the centre of Malton. Supporting businesses and local people across Ryedale and York, we produce the Handy Mags – leading community lifestyle magazines with a readership of more than 100,000. We also provide a full range of design and print services.

We may collect some or all of the following information about you when you book an advert in the Handy Mag, enquire about our services, enter our competitions or make contact via our website;

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information including telephone numbers, email address, and address and postcode
  • Information about the type of business you operate eg; trades, financial etc
  • Other information relevant to your advert booking or enquiry.

Why do we need your information?

We need this information to understand your requirements and to help us to provide you with a better service. We need to be able to communicate with you, to discuss your ongoing advertising, which may include changes to your advert, design requirements or to advise you of our services or products that we think may be of interest to you.

What do we do with your information?

We use information about you in the following ways;

  • To keep our internal records up to date
  • To provide you with information about services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
  • To notify you about changes to our services
  • To improve our website and to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer/phone

Where do we store your information?

Moonriver Publishing is committed to protecting the security of your personal information and we take all reasonable precautions to protect it from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. We use third party services to securely store the personal data that we hold on our database. All third party data processors that we use have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with current legislation, are EU-US Privacy Shield compliant, and make use of two step authentication and/or data encryption.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a Cookie so that you have an opportunity to either accept or reject it in each instance. However, you should note that rejecting cookies may mean that some of our website features may not function as a result.

Other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. If you use these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement of the website in question.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 24 January 2018.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information please email or write to us at 18F Market Place, Malton, YO17 7LX. We may make a small charge for this service.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us at any time to correct or remove information that is inaccurate. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing or emailing us on the above addresses.