SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
Michael Debono Used (www.michaeldebonoused.mt) is part of Michael Debono Ltd. Michael Debono Ltd recognises its obligations as a Data Controller in terms of applicable data protection and privacy laws, mainly the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 as supplemented by the Data Protection Act (Chapter 586 Laws of Malta), together with other applicable laws as may be amended from time to time.
Here at Michael Debono Ltd we take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to administer your account and to provide the products and services you have requested from us.
When you visit our website, we may collect the personal information you give us such as your name and email address when you use forms present on our website.
When you browse our website, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing: With your permission, we may send you emails about us, new products and other updates.
You can stop receiving marketing messages from us at any time. You can do this by contacting us on: [email protected].
SECTION 2 – CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to for example when you fill in a contact form, we imply that you consent to our collecting such information and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by sending us an email on [email protected].
In certain cases we may continue to process your personal data if it is required by law and to meet our contractual obligations with you.
SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE
We may disclose information to third parties as follows:
Should we transfer your personal data to third countries or international organisations, we will take every precaution necessary to protect your personal details as required by applicable law. For more information on the safeguards adopted please contact our Data Protection Officer at [email protected].
SECTION 4 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
The third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
We will make sure that any third-party providers have undertaken to use any personal data legitimately and in accordance to our written instructions or agreements. This means that they cannot use or share your personal data unless we have instructed them to do so. They will also be bound to retain the personal data in a secure manner and for the period we instruct.
When you click on links on our website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data security breach and will notify the supervisory authority of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so. In certain cases, we will also inform you, as the data subject, of the occurrence of the breach and the steps you need to take to safeguard your rights.
If you believe your personal data has been compromised, please contact the Data Protection Officer (‘DPO’) on [email protected].
We may store some information (commonly known as “cookies”) on your computer when you look at our site. Cookies are used to enable and improve the use and functionality of the website, such as navigation and access to secure areas of the Website.
Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.
Site analytics cookies – these cookies allow us to measure and analyse how our customers use the site, to improve both its functionality and your shopping experience.
Targeting or advertising cookies – these cookies are used to deliver ads relevant to you. They also limit the number of times that you see an ad and help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
By using our site, you agree to us placing these sorts of cookies on your device and accessing them when you visit the site in the future. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, the “help” section in your browser should provide instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Please note that by deleting or disabling future cookies, your user experience may be affected and you might not be able to take advantage of certain functions of our site.
SECTION 6 – AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state, county, province, region or country of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state, county, province, region or country of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
SECTION 7 – RETENTION
We will retain personal data only for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Notice, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
In some cases, it is not possible for us to specify in advance the periods for which your personal data will be retained. In such cases, we will determine the period of retention based on the following criteria:
SECTION 8 – YOUR RIGHTS
In terms of applicable data protection and privacy laws we protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons and in particular their right to the protection of personal data.
As a data subject you have the following rights:
In the case you are not satisfied with the outcome, as a data subject, you also have a right to lodge a complaint with the Information and Data Protection Commissioner, either online, via the submission of a report by conventional mail, or by email at [email protected]. Also, you may seek to enforce your rights through judicial remedy.
Please note that your rights in relation to your personal data are not absolute. If you intend to exercise one or more of your rights, please send your request by email at [email protected].
Generally, no fees are applicable when exercising your rights. However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive.
We will provide you with a response without undue delay, and in any event, within one month, which starts running as soon as your identity is verified. Occasionally, if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests, we may extend our response time to three months. In any case, we will inform you accordingly.
We may need to request specific information from you to help verify your identity. This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to unauthorised third parties.
We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
SECTION 9 – JOB APPLICANT’S PRIVACY NOTICE
If our organisation is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners.
Version 2021.01 | Last Update: 21st July 2021