This privacy policy governs the collection, storage, use of personal information collected by IvyMunro. It provides details about the personal information that we collect from you, how we use your personal information, your rights regarding the personal information that we collect and retain on you. Please read this privacy policy carefully – by using our services, you confirm that you have read, understood, agree to this privacy policy in its entirety.

The contact details of the Data Protection Officer who is responsible for GDPR:
Tayo, Data Protection Officer, IvyMunro.

What personal information do we collect about you?
We only collect your email address, first name, surname, and your city. We collect this personal information through our contact form’s on our website.

What is the purpose of collecting the personal data?
IvyMuro serves the interest of our visitors and subscribers who are interested in Black British and pop-culture within Africa and the diaspora. We collect, store and handle your personal information for our legitimate interest in compiling ‘The Ivy League email round-up. The information shared with us allows us to communicate with our subscribers. 

How long do we keep your data?
We keep hold of your data until you unsubscribe from our email list. If you are inactive over a 3 month period e.g. failing to open emails then your details will be deleted from our database and you will need to subscribe again.

What are your rights in relation to the personal information that we hold?
You have the following rights:

  • to ask us to provide you with copies of personal information that we hold about you at any time
  • to ask us to update or correct any out of date or incorrect personal information that we hold about you (in accordance with applicable data protection legislation);
  • the right to opt-out of any marketing communications that may send you.

If you want to exercise any of these rights, please email us at
If you object to our processing of your personal information for certain purposes or you want us to delete your personal information, you can contact us on and tell us why.
If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated. Please contact us at
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are not processing your personal information accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office if you believe your rights have been breached.

Technologies such as cookies are used by us and our analytics service providers. These technologies are used in analysing trends, administering our website, tracking users’ movements around the website and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies from these providers on an individual as well as aggregated basis.

We use cookies, for example, to remember users’ settings (e.g. language preference) and for authentication. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our website, but your ability to use some features or areas of our website may be limited.

Please read more about how we use cookies and what information is collected using cookies in our cookie policy located at the bottom of our website. 

This privacy policy was last updated on 25th May 2018.