GetHitched.com.mt Privacy Policy


Last updated: 05/12/2018

Introduction

1. This Privacy Policy forms part of the Get Hitched Terms of Use, therefore by accepting the TOU You are also accepting to adhere to this Privacy Policy. Any definitions or terms contained in the TOU shall apply throughout this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise is expressly stated herein.

Statement of Data Protection

2. Get Hitched is committed toward respecting Your privacy and complying with data protection laws applicable in Malta. We assure You that Your personal data is processed fairly, lawfully and in accordance with good practice.

3. We will only collect personal data for specific purposes which will be known to You and accepted by You.

4. By submitting personal information to Get Hitched You are accepting that We will store and process Your data. Get Hitched takes the security and confidentiality of Your personal data seriously and shall endeavor to ensure that Your data is not disclosed at any time to any third party without Your prior consent.

5. Get Hitched adopts best practice when it comes to the principles of email communication with You.

6. The measures taken by Get Hitched as described in this Privacy Policy are in place to ensure that personal data is:
(i) Processed in accordance with the rights of the User concerned;
(ii) Processed fairly and lawfully;
(iii) Obtained only for a specific and lawful purpose;
(iv) Adequate, relevant and not excessive to its purpose;
(v) Accurate and updated;
(vi) Kept in a secure manner;
(vii) Not kept longer than is necessary for its purpose;
(viii) Not transferred to jurisdictions not adhering to the aforementioned Directives; and
(ix) Utilized for marketing purposes based on the so called opt-in principle.

7. Get Hitched may only disclose personal data when We are ordered to do so by a decision deriving from the laws of Malta and/or when We are ordered to do so by order of the Data Protection Commissioner and/or in the event of a User being directly and/or indirectly involved in a crime that involves the Website.

Information Collected

8. In general, You may browse through this Website anonymously; however You will need to provide certain information in order to make full use of the functionality of the Website. We will collect information from You when You create an Account, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or opt to participate in one of our competitions.

9. When creating an Account You will be asked to enter Your:
(i) Name
(ii) Gender
(iii) Date of birth
(iv) Email address
(v) Password

10. In the event that any of the data You have provided is no longer valid, You are kindly requested to inform Us of such change. You have the right to access the personal information that We may hold about You and to rectify this data through Your Account. You may also object to the storage of the data for legitimate purposes by contacting us on [email protected]

11. When visiting our Website, We or third parties appointed by Us, may send one or more cookies to Your computer. Cookies are small files that the Website or the service provider transfers to Your computer’s hard drive through Your web browser (if You allow it) that enables the Website’s or service provider’s systems to recognize Your browser and capture and remember certain information. We use cookies to understand and save Your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about Website traffic and Website interaction so that We can offer better Website experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third party service providers to assist Us in better understanding our Website visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help Us conduct and improve our business.

12. Get Hitched also uses web analytics services provided by third party vendors, particularly Google analytics on the Website. The service provider may monitor Your activity on the Website but will not collect any personally identifiable information about You.

Purpose of Collection

13. Any of the information We collect from You may be used in one of the following ways:
(i) To personalize Your experience;
(ii) To conduct research and improve our Website;
(iii) To improve customer service;
(iv) To process transactions;
(v) To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other Website feature;
(vi) To send emails for the administration of Your Account;
(vii) To send promotional and marketing material;
(viii) To enforce the legal terms in the TOU.

14. In the event that You purchase any products from the Website, the email address You provide for order processing may be used to send You information and updates pertaining to Your order, in addition to receiving occasional news, updates, related product or service information from Get Hitched.

15. You may unsubscribe from any promotional emails or newsletters at any time by following the unsubscribe options contained in the respective email. You may not however unsubscribe from any communication which has the sole purpose of managing Your Account, processing Your transactions or any other administrative purpose.

Processing of Information

16. Get Hitched processes Your information in Malta and stores it on our servers in Germany. We take adequate measures to protect Your information from being accessed by or disclosed to unauthorized parties.

Disclosure of Information

17. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to third parties Your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist Us in operating our Website, conducting our business, or servicing You, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

18. Non-personally identifiable information which We may collect about You may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

19. Occasionally, at our discretion, We may include or offer third party products or services on our Website. These third party websites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked websites.

Minors

20. The Website is accessible only if You are of sufficient legal age. Consequently the Website is not aimed at minors and We do not knowingly collect any information from same.

Changes to Privacy Policy

21. We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. All updates will be published on the Website. Each version of this Privacy Policy will be identifiable at the top of this document by its effective date. We encourage you to refer to this policy periodically to check for any changes made.