Privacy policy

The edb magazine website ("edb") is wholly owned and operated by Stable Publishing Limited ("Stable Publishing"), incorporated in England and Wales as a private limited company.

Stable Publishing takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our Privacy Policy.

What this privacy policy covers

This policy covers how Stable Publishing treats personal information that Stable Publishing collects and receives through edb, which may include information related to your past use of any Stable Publishing products and/or services. Personal information is information about you and/or organisation that is personally identifiable, including but not limited to your name, address, email address, phone number and occupation and that may not otherwise be publicly available.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Stable Publishing does not own or control or to people that Stable Publishing does not employ or manage.

Information collection and use

Stable Publishing collects personal information when you register to edb products, when you use the edb online forms and when you visit the edb pages. Stable Publishing may combine such information about you with information that it obtains from business partners or other companies.

When you register with edb, you are not anonymous to Stable Publishing and personal information, including but not limited to your name, address, email address, phone number and occupation, is required in providing the required services and Stable Publishing collects such information.

When accessing edb, information from your computer and browser is automatically received and recorded. Such information includes your IP address, edb cookie information, software and hardware attributes, and the page you request.

Stable Publishing uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the content you see, fulfil your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.

Information sharing and disclosure

Stable Publishing does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you to or with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide the products or services you have requested, when it has your permission or under the following circumstances:

  • Stable Publishing provides the information to trusted partners who work on its behalf or with it under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help Stable Publishing communicate with you about offers from Stable Publishing and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
  • Stable Publishing responds to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise its legal rights or defend against legal claims.
  • Stable Publishing believes that it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of the edb Terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.
  • Stable Publishing transfers information about you if it is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, Stable Publishing will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Stable Publishing provides edb advertisers and other edb users information about the number of times specific adverts have been clicked. Personal information is not shared during this process.


Cookies may be set and accessed on your computer when accessing edb.

Web beacons may be used or cookies may be set and accessed on your computer by website analytics services that Stable Publishing uses in analysing edb traffic.

Your ability to edit and delete personal information Stable Publishing holds

You can edit personal information Stable Publishing holds about you by contacting Stable Publishing by email with a request to do so.

New categories of marketing communications may be added to edb from time to time. You can opt out of receiving future marketing communications from these new categories or unsubscribe by following instructions contained in the messages you receive.

Stable Publishing reserves the right to send you certain communications relating to edb, such as service announcements and administrative messages that are considered part of your edb registration, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.

You can request for the termination of your edb registration and removal of personal information from our systems by contacting Stable Publishing by email. Some personal information may remain in Stable Publishing's or edb's archived records after your account has been deleted.

Confidentiality and security

Stable Publishing limits access to personal information about you to employees who it believes reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.

Changes to this privacy policy

Stable Publishing may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. You will be notified about significant changes in the way Stable Publishing treats personal information by sending a notice to the email address held on record as part of your edb account or by placing a prominent notice on edb.

Questions and suggestions

If you have questions or suggestions, please contact Stable Publishing by email.