Your Privacy Is Important To Us
We respect and value your privacy and we want you to understand how we collect, use, protect and share your data.
What data we get?
We collect certain data from you directly, like information you enter yourself by using our contact forms (for example, your name and your preferred contact details).
We also collect some data automatically, like information about your computer, phone, tablet or other device you are using to access our Service. This includes certain system data, including the IP address, the browser you use, and your language settings. We also collect automatically certain usage data, including time spent on our site, page visited, your search queries and click data.
If you login to Maltastar.com via Facebook or another third-party platform or service, we ask for your permission to access certain information about that other account. For example, depending on the platform or service we may collect your name, profile picture, account ID number, login email address, location, physical location of your access devices, gender, birthday, and list of friends or contacts. The information we receive depends on what information you (via your privacy settings) or the platform or service decide to give us.
If you access or use our Services through a third-party platform or service, or click on any third-party links, the collection, use, and sharing of your data will also be subject to the privacy policies and other agreements of that third party.
How do we collect your data?
We collect data when you get in touch with us about our Services by using our contact forms.
To gather the data we also use tools like cookies, web beacons, analytic services and advertising providers.
We use third-party browser and mobile analytics services like Google Analytics and Hotjar. These services help us analyse your use of the Services, including information like the third-party website you arrive from or how often you visit our site. We use this data to improve the Services, better understand how the Services perform on different devices, and provide information that may be of interest to you.
We also use third-party advertising services like Facebook, Google’s ad services, and other ad networks and ad servers to deliver advertising about our Services on other websites and applications you use. The ads may be based on things we know about you, like your usage data and system data, on your recent activity or activity over time and across other sites and services, and may be tailored to your interests.
When using mobile applications you may also receive tailored in-app advertisements. Apple iOS, Android OS, and Microsoft Windows each provide their own instructions on how to control in-app tailored advertising. For other devices and operating systems, you should review your privacy settings or contact your platform operator.
How do we use your data?
We use your data to provide, improve and update our Services, communicate with you, process your requests, secure against abuse and fraud, troubleshoot issues, analyse how people use our Services, serve personalized advertising, and as required by law or necessary for the safety and integrity of our users and Services.
Who we share your data with
We may share certain data about you with third parties like business partners; service providers and other third-party companies who perform services on our behalf, like data analysis, marketing and advertising services, email and hosting services and customer services (these service providers may access your personal data and are required to use it solely as we direct, to provide our requested services); analytics and data enrichment providers, like Google Analytics; your social media providers, like Facebook.
We may also share you data as needed for security or legal compliance.
How we protect and retain your data
We observe reasonable procedures to prevent unauthorised access to, and the misuse of, personal data.
We use appropriate business systems and procedures to protect and safeguard the data you give us. We also use security procedures and technical and physical restrictions for accessing and using the personal data on our servers. Only authorized personnel are permitted to access personal data in the course of their work.
How do we treat personal data of children under 16 years old?
Our Services are not directed at children under 16 years old. For children younger than 16 years old, the use of any of our services is only allowed with the valid consent of a parent. We may collect and use information of children only as provided by the parent or with their consent. If we become aware that we process information of a child under 16 years old without the valid consent of a parent, we reserve the right to delete it.
Your rights about the use of your data
We want you to be in control of how your personal data is used by us. You have the right to opt-out of promotional emails, certain cookies and collection of your data by certain analytics and data enrichment providers.
Remember that you can always choose not to provide certain data to us, but in this case you may not be able to use certain Services.
To stop receiving promotional communications from us, you can opt out by using the unsubscribe mechanism in the promotional communication you receive. The browser or device you use may allow you to control cookies and other types of local data storage. To get information and control cookies used for tailored advertising, visit the Your Online Choices site. To opt out of Google’s display advertising or customize Google Display Network ads, visit the Google Ad Settings Page. To opt out of allowing Google Analytics, Hotjar or Mixpanel to use your data for analytics or enrichment, see their opt out pages.
You can also contact us for individual rights requests about your data in the following ways: (i) you can ask us for a copy of the personal data we hold about you; (ii) you can inform us of any changes to your personal data, or you can ask us to correct any of the personal data we hold about you but; (iii) in certain situations, you can ask us to erase, or block or restrict the processing of, the personal data we hold about you, or object to particular ways in which we are using your personal data; and (iv) in certain situations, you can also ask us to send the personal data you have given us to a third party.
Parents who believe we’ve intentionally collected personal data about their underage child, should contact us for help deleting that information.
We rely on you to ensure that your personal data is complete, accurate and current. Please do inform us promptly of any changes to or inaccuracies of to your personal data by contacting us at [email protected].
Who is responsible for the processing of personal data via Maltastar.com and how to contact us
Please ensure that you check it out every now and then to make sure that you’re happy with any of the edits we have made. This policy is binding to anyone who uses our website.