Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for

When you sign-up to receive Kiteworld newsletters through our website or free digital magazine, these will include news, images and videos from the sport’s biggest events and riders as well as interesting and supporting content from our work in putting Kiteworld Magazine together. The magazine can’t always feature all our great content, so often there will be bonus extras in our newsletters!

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at

There are several ways that readers sign up to read Kiteworld Magazine, which is a subscription and retailed magazine available digitally and in print.

– Over the phone
– Online through our website

– Through a third-party retailer like a shop, newstand or kiteboarding school

– Digitally directly through

Whether over the phone or through the website, when you subscribe directly with us we collect and keep your name, address, email address and phone number – and this is managed by our subscription partner, Cross Country International.

An individual account is set up in your name, which can you access any time through the login page at: There you can see your details and manage your account. The system keeps a count of when you started your subscription and when it has lapsed or re-started.

We retain your name and contact details on file so we can send you the magazine and any letters / emails to inform you of the status of your subscription. For example, when your subscription is ending we will send you an email to let you know this and encouraging you to resubscribe.

We keep a record of payment for seven years as is required under tax law, but we do not keep or store your credit or debit card details. All card payments are managed through PayPal or WorldPay – subscribers who sign up this way are re-directed to these external sites.

We share name and address details with Mail Options (, which is the company that manages the delivery of the print magazine.

We share names and email addresses with, which is the company that manages the distribution of the digital magazine.

We do not and never have sold, traded or given away customer details to third parties, and we never will.

We also produce a kitesurfing video magazine, called The Kite Show. Original chapters shot and edited by the Kiteworld Magazine team, these chapters relate to technique, travel and insights into the sport.

We typically only send newsletters once a month. They only ever contain content related to our wonderful sport and are curated by our in-house team. Of course, they’re all killer, no filler!

Should you wish, you can of course unsubscribe from our newsletters any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our newsletters.

At, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by and how it is used.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie
.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to and other sites on the Internet.
.:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL –

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include ….
Google Adsense

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see. has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.