This Policy explains how and for what purposes we use the information collected about you via www.40under40.mt, and through the services which we provide.
The website is not intended for use by persons under eighteen (18) years of age, and by no means do we knowingly collect personal data in relation to children.
Any processing of information gathered as a result of the use of this website by consumers or other persons is governed by the provisions of data protection legislation, in particular Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) and the Maltese Data Protection Act (Chapter 440 of the Laws of Malta).
Please read this Policy carefully, it can easily be accessed via a link at the bottom of each web page. By using the website and the online platform and any services we offer, you are agreeing to be bound by this Policy in respect of the information collected about you.
If you have any queries or comments about the Policy, our use of your personal information or wish to unsubscribe from messages from us, please get in touch through our email address [email protected]
2.Data we collect:
We collect your personal information in order to be able to provide you with a better quality of service.
The following is a list of the information we gather:
Identity Data including:
- Your name;
- Your surname;
Contact Data; including
Your email address;
Your telephone number;
Your mobile number.
Any other information you voluntarily provide.
We may also carry out background checks in order to verify the personal information which you provide us with.
How we collect your data:
When you register for a special marketing campaign;
Information provided at the time of sign up for our email newsletters
When you register for any loyalty scheme that we offer from time to time;
When you request that promotional emails be sent to you;
Information provided when completing surveys for research purposes;
Information provided when you contact our team; and
Any other time you provide any information about yourself.
3.How we use your information
We use your information in the following ways:
to improve the Forty Under Forty platform as best suited to your requirements;
to send you service messages by email, SMS or otherwise, such as order updates;
to provide customer care and support;
for security and to check your identity;
to provide you with marketing or promotional material (where you have consented for us to do so);
to show you adverts as you browse the Forty Under Forty platform;
to direct you to the right part of the Forty Under Forty website or platform;
to communicate with you.
No matter how we specifically use the information provided to us, we have been careful to ensure that, at all times, we have a lawful basis for processing your personal data in terms of Article 6 of the GDPR. Our lawful basis for processing your data may include:
where processing your data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subjects: For example, in some situations, we may be obliged by law to provide your personal information to the lawful authorities. For example, if you are the subject of criminal compilation proceedings, we may be required to provide data relating to your activity on the Forty Under Forty platform.
Any personal data that you provide us with during the registration process will be stored in our database and may not need to be re-entered with each new order, in order to provide a smoother user experience.
Please note that our ability to provide you with services through the Forty Under Forty platform may be partially or completely inhibited if we delete your personal data at your request.
Any personal data being held with regard to any accounts which are inactive for a period of two (2) years will be automatically deleted.
No personal data will be stored, in any circumstance, beyond the legal retention periods allowed by Maltese law and, where applicable, European Union law.
If you opt in to receive marketing communications from us, you consent to the processing of your data to send you such communications, which may include newsletters, blog posts, surveys and information about new events. We retain a record of your consent.
You can choose to no longer receive marketing communications by contacting us at [email protected] or clicking unsubscribe from a marketing email. If you do unsubscribe to marketing communications, it may take up to 5 business days for your new preferences to take effect. We shall therefore retain your personal data in our records for marketing purposes until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive marketing emails from us.
A cookie is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while a user is browsing a website. They are used by web developers to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Cookies allow our website to keep track user activity on our website and allow us to analyse such activity to provide you with a better shopping experience. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user’s previous activity, thereby distinguishing the user from others using the site. Due to their core role of enhancing/enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may result in a sub-optimal user experience.
We are committed towards ensuring that any data collected in relation to this website is kept securely at all times. We have taken all reasonable measures to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of this information through the installation of appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure any information collected through our website.
7.Storage of Data
While we undertake to take all commercially reasonable steps to guarantee the security of all credit card and all other personal information, we unequivocally relieve ourselves from any liability and take no responsibility for any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, and you agree to hold us harmless for any damages that may result therefrom. Hence, any transmission of data is at your own risk.
Some or all of your personal data may be stored or transferred outside of the European Union (the EU) for any reason, including for example, if our email server is located in a country outside the EU or if any of our service providers or their servers are based outside of the EU. We shall only transfer your personal data to organisations that have provided adequate safeguards in respect of your personal data.
8.Third party Websites
From time to time the Forty Under Forty platform may contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you visit any of these websites please note that they may have their own privacy policies. Therefore, you should check these before submitting any personal data. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for any policies made by third parties.
As an individual you may exercise your right to access the data held about you by Forty Under Forty by submitting your request in writing to the Data Controller.
Although all reasonable efforts will be made to keep your information updated, you are kindly requested to inform us of any change referring to the personal data held by the association. In any case if you consider that certain information about you is inaccurate, you may request rectification of such data.
You also have the right at any time to require that we delete your personal data and request data portability.
10.Changes to the Policy
We may change this Policy from time to time without notice as we add new services or features or in response to changes in the law or our commercial arrangements. Any changes to this Policy will be posted on the website.
In changing this Policy, we undertake:
not to materially change these terms in a manner that reduces protection for your data;
where it makes changes to these terms, to ensure that the differences between successive versions are readily accessible;
to maintain all prior versions of these terms in such a manner that they are dated, and readily accessible.
11.Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Thank you for taking the time to read our Policy.
Any comments or suggestions that you may have, and which may contribute to a better quality of service will be welcomed and greatly appreciated. These may be emailed to [email protected]