Privacy Policy

Xplode Magazine, published by Youth Leads UK (“Xplode” or “Youth Leads UK”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. For the avoidance of doubt, “you” and “your” refer to you as a user of (the “Website”).

This Privacy Policy (together with Youth Leads UK’s terms and conditions of use of its Website) and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data collected by Youth Leads UK from you or provided by you to Youth Leads UK will be processed by Youth Leads UK.  Please read the following carefully to understand Youth Leads UK’s views and practices regarding your personal data and how Youth Leads UK will treat it.

By visiting the Website, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed to be your acceptance of any such changes.

All your personal information shall be held and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “DPA”), the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”) and all other applicable laws and regulations relating to the processing of personal data and privacy (the “Other Data Protection Legislation”).

For the purposes of the DPA, the GDPR, and the Other Data Protection Legislation, the data controller is Youth Leads UK , a charitable incorporated organisation registered in England and Wales on 13 February 2014 under charity number 1155789 and whose registered address is Suite 106, Miller House, 47-49 Market Street, Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 7NS.

If you want to know what information Youth Leads UK hold about you, please write to Youth Leads UK at: FAO Saeed Atcha (CEO), Youth Leads UK, Suite 106, Miller House, 47-49 Market Street, Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 7NS, United Kingdom.

1. Information Youth Leads UK Collects About You

1.1. Youth Leads UK will collect and process the following data about you:
1.1.1. Information you give to Youth Leads UK. This is information about you that you give to Youth Leads UK – for example, by registering on the Website, subscribing to Youth Leads UK’s newsletter, responding to a survey, filling in forms on the Website, corresponding with Youth Leads UK by phone, e-mail, or otherwise, and in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources available on the Website. The information you give to Youth Leads UK may include your name, address, e-mail address, and phone number.
1.1.2. Information Youth Leads UK collects about you. With regard to each of your visits to the Website, Youth Leads UK will automatically collect the following information: technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions and operating system and platform; and information about your visit to the Website, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from the Website (including date and time), page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.

2. How Your Information is Used

2.1. Youth Leads UK uses information you give to Youth Leads UK in order to:
2.1.1. send period emails or newsletters (for example, if you decide to opt in to Youth Leads UK’s mailing list);
2.1.2. ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or device;
2.1.2. provide you with any services you request from Youth Leads UK that Youth Leads UK is able and willing to provide to you;
2.1.3. provide you with information about other services Youth Leads UK offers that are similar to those that you have already enquired about; and
2.1.4. notify you about changes to Youth Leads UK’s services.
2.2. Youth Leads UK uses information that it has collected about you to:
2.2.1. administer the Website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
2.2.2. improve the Website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or device;
2.2.3. allow you to participate in any interactive features of Youth Leads UK’s services, when you choose to do so;
2.2.4. as part of Youth Leads UK’s efforts to keep the Website safe and secure; and
2.2.5. to make suggestions or recommendations to you and other uses of the Website about services that may interest or you or them.

3. Disclosure of Your Information

3.1. You agree that Youth Leads UK has the right to share your personal information with analytics and search engine provides that assist Youth Leads UK in the improvement and optimisation of the Website.
3.2. Youth Leads UK may disclose your personal information to third parties if it is under a duty to disclosure or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation; or in order to enforce or apply this Website’s Terms and Conditions or any other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Youth Leads UK, its staff, this Website’s users, or others.

4. Handling and Storage of Your Information

4.1. The data that Youth Leads UK collects from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (the “EEA”). You consent to Youth Leads UK’s storing and sending your information outside the EEA. Youth Leads UK will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.
4.2. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although Youth Leads UK will endeavour do its best to protect your personal data, Youth Leads UK cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once Youth Leads UK has received your information, it will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

5. Your Rights

5.1. You have the right to ask Youth Leads UK not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. Youth Leads UK will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if it intends to use your data for such purposes or if it intends to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms Youth Leads UK uses to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting Youth Leads UK at
5.2. The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that Youth Leads UK does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
5.3. The DPA (and, from 25 May 2018, the GDPR) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the DPA (and/or the GDPR as applicable).

6. Cookies

6.1. The Website may use cookies to enhance your experience. Your web browser places cookies on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes. You may choose to set your web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you do so, please note that some parts of the Website may not function properly.

6.2. Please note that third-party advertisers and sponsors of this Website, whose advertisements may appear from time to time on this Website, may also set cookies. This Privacy Policy does not cover such cookies.

6.3. For more information on cookies and how the Website uses them, please read Youth Leads UK’s Cookies Policy.

7. Changes to our Privacy Policy

7.1. Any changes that Youth Leads UK may make to this Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this Privacy Policy.

8. Contact

8.1. Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to

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