PRIVACY STATEMENT

This privacy statement (“Privacy Statement”) explains how we use the personal data that MDLBEAST (“we”, “us” and “our”) collects or generates about our users (“you” or “your”) in relation to the MDLBEAST platform and website accessed at  [www.mdlbeast.com and its sub-domains], including the services and other benefits made available thereon (collectively the “Platform”). 

The list below sets out what is covered in this Privacy Statement.

  1. About this Privacy Statement
  2. Personal Data We Collect About You And How We Collect It
  3. How We Use your Personal Data
  4. Disclosure of Your Personal Data to Third Parties
  5. International Transfers of Data
  6. Data Security
  7. Data Retention
  8. Your Rights
  9. Contact Us

 

    1. About this Privacy Statement

Please take the time to carefully read and understand this Privacy Statement. The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to describe the Personal Data we collect about you and provide you with information about how we use, process, disclose and protect the Personal Data we collect about you. 

This Privacy Statement applies to (a) the Platform; (b) any email, text, and/or  other electronic messages between you and any party via the Platform; (c) any mobile or desktop applications you download from the Platform; and (d) when you interact with any of our services and applications that include links to this policy.

This Privacy Statement may change from time to time. Your continued use of the Platform after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the statement periodically for updates.

    1. Personal Data That We Collect About You And How We Collect It

Personal Data means any data which relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data or other information which is in our possession, or is likely to come into our possession (or the possession of our representatives or service providers).  Personal Data does not include data from which the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

We may collect and process the following Personal Data about you when you use the Platform:

  • Information that you provide to us. This includes information about you that you give to us by filling-in forms or by communicating with us, whether face-to-face, by phone, e-mail, surveys and feedback requests or otherwise. This information may include:
    • Identity Information: first name, last name, username (or similar identifier title), date of birth and/or gender.
    • Contact Information: home address, home telephone number and mobile telephone number.
    • Payments & Transaction  Information: payment card details and other details of products and services you have purchased from us. 
  • Information we collect or generate about you. We may use automated technologies or interactions such as cookies, pixels, and other tracking technologies to collect information about you as you navigate through the Platform. This information may include usage details, technical information like your internet protocol (IP) address and location information. Please see below for more information regarding our use of cookies. We may also collect information about purchases and orders made by you, your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences. 
  • Information we obtain from other sources. This includes the Personal Data provided to us by third-parties, service providers, agencies or other publicly available sources where applicable.

Cookies

Cookies are small data files transferred to your computer’s hard-drive by a website that keep a record of your preferences, making your subsequent visits to the site more efficient. Cookies may store a variety of information, including you location, time zone, language preferences, the number of times that you access a site and the amount of time you spend viewing a particular page or other item on the site.  You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies. You should note, however, that if you disable or refuse cookies some parts our Platform may become inaccessible or not function properly.

    1. How we Use your Personal Data

Your Personal Data may be stored and processed by us in the following ways and for the following purposes:

  • to provide you with our products, services and events;
  • to meet your customer service needs with respect to the use of our products and services;
  • to improve the Platform, our products or service offerings, marketing efforts and/or customer relationships and customer experiences;
  • to allow you to use and access the functionality provided by the Platform;
  • to fulfil and respond to your enquiries and requests;
  • to analyse the needs, interests and activities of our users to improve the user experience; 
  • to communicate with you in order to provide you with marketing and promotional information (and other information) we think might interest you about our products, services and events; and
  • for the administration and maintenance of our databases storing Personal Data. 

We may also use your Personal Data for purposes for which we have obtained your consent, and for such other purposes as may be permitted or required by applicable data protection laws, including, as necessary to discharge our legal and regulatory obligations, pursue our legitimate business interests and to establish, exercise and/or defend our legal rights and perform our contractual obligations.

    1. Disclosure of Your Personal Data to Third Parties

We may disclose your Personal Data within our group of companies for the purposes described above. We will take steps to ensure that your Personal Data is accessed only by our employees that have a need to do so for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement.

We may also share your Personal Data outside of our group of companies as further described below:

  • with our business partners;
  • with our  third party services providers and contractors for the purposes of providing services to us, including e-commerce providers, payments card processors, IT and communications providers, research and analytics providers, law firms, accountants and auditors; 
  • to the extent required by law or regulation;
  • to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights;
  • if we sell our business or assets, in which case we may need to disclose your Personal Data to the prospective buyer for due diligence purposes; and
  • if we are acquired by a third party, in which case the Personal Data held by us about you will be disclosed to the third party buyer. 
    1. International Transfers of Data

We are a global business with customers and operations around the world. As a result, we collect and transfer Personal Data on a global basis. This means that we may transfer your Personal Data to locations outside of your country.

Where we transfer your Personal Data to another country, we will ensure that it is protected and transferred in a manner consistent with applicable legal requirements.

    1. Data Security

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your Personal Data from being accidentally lost, used, altered, disclosed or accessed in an unauthorised way. In addition, we limit access to your Personal Data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business ‘need-to-know’. They will only process your Personal Data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected Personal Data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

    1. Data Retention

How long we hold your Personal Data for will vary. The retention period will be determined by the following criteria:

  • the purpose for which we are using your Personal Data – we will need to keep the data for as long as is necessary for that purpose; and
  • legal obligations – laws or regulation may set a minimum period for which we have to keep your Personal Data.
    1. Your Rights

Subject to applicable law, you may have the following rights with respect to Personal Data we collect use and store about you. These rights may include:

  • the right to obtain information regarding the processing of your Personal Data and access to the Personal Data which we hold about you; 
  • the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your Personal Data at any time;
  • the right to request that we rectify your Personal Data if it is inaccurate or incomplete;
  • the right to request that we erase your Personal Data in certain circumstances;
  • the right to object to, or request that we restrict, our processing of your Personal Data in certain circumstances;
  • the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection regulator (if any) if you think that any of your rights have been infringed by us.

Please note that there may be circumstances in which we are legally obligated or entitled to refuse requests made by you with respect to the Personal Data we use and store about you. 

Where applicable, you can exercise your rights by contacting us using the details listed in “Contact Us” section  below. Where applicable, you may also obtain further information about the rights available to you by contacting the relevant supervisory data protection authority (if any) located in your jurisdiction. 

    1. Contact Us

If you would like further information on the collection, use, disclosure, transfer or processing of your Personal Data or the exercise of any of the rights listed above, please address questions, comments and requests to

Email Address: [email protected]