Privacy Policy

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Effective Date – May 25, 2018


3D Printing Business Media Ltd trading as 3DPBM (referred to in this privacy policy as “3DPBM” together with “we,” “us,” and “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to our websites, including,,,, and (collectively referred to as “Websites”) as well as services (referred to as “Services”) provided by 3DPBM. This privacy policy breaks down how we collect, process and use personal data.



“Personal Information” refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, company name, address, phone number, and other information about yourself or your business. Personal Information may further include your IP address or other Navigational Information discussed further below if applicable.



“Navigational Information” means information about your computer and your visits to the Websites such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed. Please see the “Cookies and other Tracking Mechanisms” section below.



HOW does 3DPBM collect my information?

We collect information you directly provide, and automatically as you use our Websites and the Services.


WHEN does 3DPBM collect my information?

We collect information when you register for an account on our Websites, you sign up to our newsletters, you contact us with questions or comments, and you otherwise choose to provide information to us.

Through third-party service providers, we automatically collect the following information about your use of our Websites and our online Services through cookies, log files and other technologies: your domain name, your browser type and operating system, web pages you view, links you click, your IP address, the length of time you visit our Website or use our Services, your activities on our Website, and the referring URL or the webpage that led you to our Website.


WHAT information does 3DPBM collect?

The types of information we collect about you depends on your particular interaction with our Website and our Services, and might include, where permitted by applicable law:

  1. Your contact information (e.g., name, email address, phone number, billing or mailing address)
  2. IP address, geolocation
  3. Any other information that you choose to provide to us
  4. Calls/emails/other correspondence
  5. Information about your business
  6. Information through Cookies and other tracking technologies



3DPBM and trusted third-party service providers only use your Personal Information to improve your experience of our Websites and Services. We will never sell your Personal Information to any third party for any purpose.



In addition to the uses identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, we may use your Personal Information to do any of the following:

  1. Improve your browsing experience on our Websites by personalising it.
  2. Send you information which we believe is useful to you or that you have explicitly requested.
  3. Send you marketing communications relating to 3DPBM Websites and Services.
  4. Send you information and/or marketing communications on behalf of carefully-selected third-parties.
  5. Share statistical analysis data with trusted partners (for example survey results). This data will not include individual Personal Information of any kind that could be used to identify any individual user.



We and our third-party service providers (such as PayPal and MailChimp) use cookies and other tracking mechanisms to track information about your use of our Website and Services in order to improve your experience. We may combine this information with other personal information we collect from you (and our third-party service providers may do so on our behalf).



Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer you can edit your browser options to block them in the future.  The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your computer from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.  Visitors to our Websites who disable their web browsers’ ability to accept cookies will be able to browse the Websites; however, most site features will not function if you disable cookies and you will not be able to login to use our services.



We have integrated Google AdSense on our Websites, which allows the placement of advertising on third-party sites.

The operating company of Google’s AdSense is Alphabet Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

Google AdSense places a cookie on your information technology system. Cookies is explained above. With the setting of the cookie, Alphabet Inc. is enabled to analyse the use of our Websites. During the course of this technical procedure, Alphabet Inc. gains knowledge of personal data, such as your IP address, which serves Alphabet Inc., to understand the origin of visitors and clicks and subsequently create commission settlements. Any Personal and Navigational Information collected through Google AdSense is automatically transmitted to, stored and process by Alphabet Inc. in the USA.

As discussed above in the section on cookies, you can prevent the setting of cookies through our Website at any time by changing your web browser settings. Any cookies already in use by Alphabet Inc. may also be deleted at any time via the web browser settings.

Google AdSense is further explained under the following link



We have integrated PayPal and Braintree (a PayPal company) on our Websites to process online payments, including credit card payments. PayPal accepts trustee functions and offers buyer protection services.

The European operating company of PayPal is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. & Cie. S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

If you choose to use PayPal to make a payment on our Websites, your Personal Information is automatically transmitted to PayPal. By using PayPal as a payment method, you agree to the transfer of any Personal Information required for the payment process.  to PayPal. This usually includes first name, last name, address, email address, IP address, telephone numbers, and any other data necessary for the payment process.

You can find information on all applicable data protection provisions employed by PayPal here:



We have integrated MailChimp on our Websites to collect, store, process and send email communications to our users and mailing list subscribers.

The operating company of MailChimp is The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA, 30308, USA.

If you choose to use PayPal to make a payment on our Websites, your Personal Information is automatically transmitted to PayPal. By using PayPal as a payment method, you agree to the transfer of any Personal Information required for the payment process.  to PayPal. This usually includes first name, last name, address, email address, IP address, telephone numbers, and any other data necessary for the payment process.

You can find information on all applicable data protection provisions employed by Mailchimp here:



Our Websites include Features such as the Facebook Like button and other Widgets that allow sharing of content on various platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our sites, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Websites. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the Privacy Policy of the companies providing them:







We only retain Personal Information that you provide us only for as long as we consider it necessary to fulfil the purpose of storage requirements and provide service to our customer. If you no longer want us to use your information to provide the Services to you, including our newsletters and marketing communications, you may close your account and rescind consent as described below.

3DPBM may retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce agreements, and as otherwise described in this policy.



If you provide us with your Personal Information, you have the following rights with respect to that information:

Review the information that you have supplied us
Request that we correct any errors in the information you have supplied us
Request that your information is not used to contact you
Request that your information be deleted from our records
Opt out of being solicited by our Websites or third parties

If you would like to review, correct or remove any information you have supplied us, please contact us at and we will promptly do so.



You can unsubscribe or change your preferences to our newsletters and marketing communications any time by following the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of every email, or by contacting us at You cannot opt out from receiving transactional emails.



We reserve the right to use or disclose your Personal Information if required by law or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or to comply with a law, court order, or legal process.



Our Websites provide links to other websites. We do not control, and are not responsible for, the content or practices of these other websites. Our provision of such links does not constitute our endorsement of these other websites, their content, their owners, or their practices. This privacy policy does not apply to these other websites, which are subject to any privacy and other policies they may have.



If you have provided us with your personal information, and would like to update your information, you may contact us through the email address listed below. From time to time, we may email you with special offers; you may opt-out of those offers through the email or by contacting us as noted below.


3D Printing Business Media Ltd.
58 Rushed Way, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 0QG, UK

Phone: +44 7858 609 711

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