- WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED AND FOR WHAT PURPOSE?
- WHAT INFORMATION DO YOU GATHER AUTOMATICALLY FROM VISITORS?
We collect personal data from you in a variety of ways including when you register with us on the website. We categorise the personal data in two types of information: personally identifiable information (“PII”) and non-personally identifiable information (“Non-PII”), which is also referred to as aggregate and anonymous data.
The following personal data is collected on our website.
(I) In order to establish a profile on the website we require that you submit, Username/pseudonym, postal code & country and email address.This data is collected in order to be able to communicate with you as well as to improve our Site and Service. The data is also collected for commercial, promotional, advertising and business purposes;
(ii) When you order is processed we and/or our third party affiliates and payment processors, process financial information required for the payment transaction, such as name, address and your credit card data (such as number, issuing institution and expiry date).
(iii) Information set out under section 3 below.
- HOW WILL THIS INFORMATION BE USED AND WHO HAS ACCESS TO IT?
Your Non-PII is used to for our own analysis and research purposes.
The PII we collect from you is used in the course of providing our service to you and to improve the content and functionality of our Website. We may use your contact information to send you valuable updates and timely notices of promotions. We may also use your PII to send electronic mail to you, for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to the Service, or of any Mediterranean products and services.
We collect financial information to bill you for our products. By making a purchase, you consent to our providing of your financial information to third parties. These third parties may include credit card companies, data processing companies and banking institutions who use this information to process and support your transaction or activity.
We may disclose your PII to respond to law enforcement requests; or where required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations; or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our site.
If you order items from our site we do pass your data – name and address only, to our courier service.
- HOW LONG DO YOU KEEP THE INFORMATION I’VE PROVIDED YOU?
We keep the information you have given us for as long as your account stays active or hidden or is allowed by applicable local law. Where you have told us that you no longer wish to receive information from us we will need to retain a record of this indefinitely.
Please also note that changing or deleting your information through the ‘Manage Profile’ section of the system, or opting-out of email notifications from us, will only change or delete the data in our database for the purpose of future activities and communications. These changes and deletions will not change or delete information or emails that are queued to be sent or have already been sent.
- UNSOLICITED CONTACT (SPAM)
Except as otherwise expressly described in this Privacy Statement, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. To the extent that you disclose your information to other parties, whether they are on our Website (including links to third party sites) or on other sites throughout the Internet, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to them.
We treat data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorised access.
To safeguard the confidentiality and security of your PII, we use industry standard practices and technologies .
- RIGHT TO ACCESS INFORMATION
You are entitled to upon request and without cost receive information with regards to whether and in what way personal information regarding you is processed. If you wish to receive such information, please contact us via the methods detailed below.
We may require you to provide verification of your identity to provide a copy of the information we hold. Please note that in certain circumstances we may withhold access to your information where we have the right to do so under applicable current data protection legislation.
Your data will be kept in a data file controlled by us. You are also entitled to access, rectify your personal information, object or cancel the processing operations by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
This policy takes account of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)