You will also find below the important information about your rights in relation to your personal data, so please read the policy carefully.
MediaGust ("Media Gust", "mediagust.com", "us", or "we") acts as a controller of your personal data. MediaGust is incorporated and existent in the Republic of India with address Goa, India.
By accessing the website or using our services, you become subject to this policy. Your acceptance of the terms of this policy, in their entirety, shall be effective to your employees, if any.
1. What Information We Collect and How We Use It?
"Personal Data" is any information relating to identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly. We collect the following Personal Data about you:
1.1. Information We Use to Provide Services
Contact Information. When you register / sign up for the services, we may collect certain contact information from you, such as your first and last name, organization name, city, state and zip code, email address, and phone number or other similar contact details to process your registration request, to contact you regarding it and help you with your experience.
Billing Information. When purchasing services, you will be required to provide additional information that may include a credit card number or other banking or payment information. This information is required by us to verify your identity, to establish your company's account, to set up your services and to enable payments for the services to be made or to invoice you for them.
Service Information. In order to provide our services to you, to improve them and to enhance your experience, we may collect information that is created or provided by you in connection with your use of the services, including order information, chat logs, email logs and information about your actions in various client areas on the website.
Third Party Information. We may obtain information about you from third party or public sources and add it to your account contact information. This combined information may be used by us to enhance our ability to provide services to you, to ensure that we are paid for services.
We will use your contact information and billing information to provide services and to provide you with access to the services you have ordered, as well as support services, technical updates or updates on changes in our usage policies. The legal basis for us to use your contact information, billing information and service Information is the agreements you enter into with us in connection with the services (the "services terms") and performance of these agreements as well as taking steps at your request prior to entering into them.
We may also use any information collected from you: (i) to personalize user's experience; (ii) to improve our Services in order to better serve you and/or to provide services more effectively; (iii) to allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests, (iv) to ensure continuous improvement and development of the services; (v) to administer the website and to diagnose possible problems; (vi) to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other Website feature; (vii) to send periodic emails regarding your order, your use of services or similar services you might be interested in.
1.2. Use of Information for Direct Marketing
We may use your personal data (full name, contact email address and country) to send you company updates and marketing offers about services you use (used) or similar services which we provide (provided) to you. You may object to such processing and may refuse from receiving such communications (1) by contacting us pursuant to section 8 when we first collect your details or (2) by pressing unsubscribe at the end of the message or sending an email to us (see section 8).
We may use your personal data (full name, contact email address and country) to carry out marketing of MediaGust products and services, in which you have actively indicated an interest through our website contact/request form, by way of periodic direct marketing communication email messages, provided that our legitimate interests in carrying out these marketing activities are not outweighed by any prejudice or harm to your rights and freedoms. You may object to such processing and may refuse from receiving such communications (1) by contacting us pursuant to section 8 when we first collect your details or (2) by pressing unsubscribe at the end of the message or sending an email to us (see section 8).
We use service information to market our services to you in a more personalized manner and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested, to advertise or market our business, and to tailor offers, promotions, etc.
Legal basis for such processing is our legitimate interests to increase our sales and grow our business.
1.3. Browsing Information and Cookies
"Cookies" are small files that the website or its service provider transfers (if you allow) to your computer's hard drive through your web browser that enables the website's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
We use Local Storage (HTML5), and our third party utility partner uses Local Shared Objects (Flash cookies) and Local Storage (HTML5) to store content information and preferences, and to display advertising based on your web browsing activity. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5.
You may set your browser to notify you or decline the receipt of Cookies; however, certain features of our Website or Services may not function properly or be available if your browser is configured to disable Cookies.
1.4. Tracking Technologies on Our WebsiteGoogle Analytics
Additional information thereto is available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
and https://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information to Google Analytics and privacy).
This Website uses Google Analytics with its extension code "gat._anonymizeIp()" so that IP addresses will therefore only be processed in a shortened form to prevent persons from being identified.
2. To Whom We Disclose Your Personal Data
We may disclose your Personal Data to (1) our employees who are in contact with you or who are responsible for marketing, customer success, customer support and/or employees from IT departments, (2) our affiliated companies (Affiliates; some of them are located outside the European Union), (3) third-party suppliers/vendors.
2.1. We use third party suppliers/vendors to perform the following business-related functions: data storage services, data analysis, Website hosting, database maintenance services and payment processing. External legal consultants/advisors or debt collection agencies can be used by us in order to protect our or third parties' interests and/or recover a debt caused by your failure to pay for our services. These suppliers and vendors may receive or have access to your personal data. When we employ such third party suppliers/vendors to perform services on our behalf, we will only provide them with access to Personal Data that they need to perform their specific function. We will put our reasonable efforts that each third party supplier/vendor will be required by a contract to keep such Personal Data confidential and secured and not to use it for any purpose other than providing services to us.
2.2. We may share Personal Data with the owner of intellectual property rights to the website and software used on it to the extent needed to perform certain business-related functions (e.g. updates, maintenance, support, etc.) for the purpose of providing services to you.
2.4. We may disclose Personal Data to public authorities if required to do so by law or to comply with a legal obligation. If we are requested by law to disclose any of your Personal Data, we will use reasonable efforts to provide you with notice of that disclosure requirement, unless we are prohibited from doing so by statute, court or administrative order.
2.5. We reserve the right to sell, assign or transfer our business or assets. In any such event or similar event, including but not limiting to corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution, etc., Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer or successor of MediaGust may continue to use your Personal Data as set forth in this Policy.
2.6. Our employees have access to your Personal Data only to the extent their functions are required to provide our service or otherwise act on our behalf as set forth in this Policy.
2.7. Statistical/analytical data about our Website's visitors/users may be accessed by (1) our employees in marketing, customer support, customer success and/or IT departments who are responsible for analyzing such data and for improving our Website and Services, (2) Affiliates (some of them are located outside the European Union), (3) third-party service suppliers/vendors.
2.8. As we are an international group of companies which includes Affiliates around the world, your Personal Data may be transferred to and stored outside the country where you are located. This includes countries outside the European Economic Area with no adequate level of personal data protection (third countries). Some of the countries where our offices are situated are not yet recognized by the European Commission as countries with an adequate level of personal data protection. Therefore, these offices have access to personal data on the basis of instruments that cover the European Union requirements for the transfer of personal data to data controllers/processors outside the European Union (Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission). To inspect them, you may require copies of these clauses by emailing us.
3. Data Storage Period
Personal Data will be stored for as long as the Personal Data is required to provide Services or requested Website functionality.
In some cases, Personal Data may be stored for a period longer than indicated or despite withdrawal of consent or request to erase Personal Data, if storage of Personal Data is required in order to comply with our legal obligations, protect our or third parties' legitimate interests/resolve disputes, maintain accurate financial and other records and/or in order to enforce our agreements.
When we use your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes (full name, contact email address and country) or for statistical purposes (country), we will retain your data within 10 years (the term during which we consider your data effective for us in terms of direct marketing or statistics) unless you opt-out from receiving the marketing materials or exercise other data subject's rights earlier; provided that we will need to retain certain information to maintain a record of your request.
No data transmission over the Internet or website can be guaranteed to be secure from intrusion. However, we have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect data in our possession from accidental loss, misuse, alteration, disclosure, destruction and unauthorized access. In addition, we limit access to your Personal Data to only authorized staff and to those who have business need to know (and they will only process your Personal Data on our instructions and subject to a duty of confidentiality). We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected or actual data security breach and will notify you and to the supervisory authority of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.
5. Links to Other Sites
For the convenience of our visitors, users and clients, the Website may contain links to other sites, such as those of our partners or vendors, which are subject to different privacy policies. The Policy will not apply to your use of other websites. While we generally try to link only to sites that share similar high standards and respect for privacy, we have no responsibility or liability for the content, products or services offered, independent actions, or the privacy and security practices employed by these other independent sites. We encourage you to ask questions and review the applicable privacy policies found on such other websites, services and applications to understand how your information may be collected and used on these independent sites before disclosing information to third parties.
6. Social Media & Widgets
We will never knowingly collect any Personal Data and personal information about individuals under eighteen (18) years of age. If MediaGust obtains actual knowledge that it has collected personal information about an individual under eighteen (18) years of age, that information will be immediately deleted from our platform.
8. Your Rights, Questions and Complaints
8.1. You have a right to request rectification of Personal Data in our database (including Contact and Billing Information that you have provided to us) by contacting us via email. If you delete Personal Data or it is erased under your request (pursuant to your right to request erasure of your Personal Data), we will only retain such copies of the information as are necessary for us to protect our or third parties' legitimate interests, comply with governmental orders, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, or enforce any agreement you have entered into with us.
8.2. In certain cases, you may have a right to restrict processing of your Personal Data (so we only process your Personal Data in limited circumstances, including with your consent) or to object to processing of your Personal Data (so we no longer process your Personal Data). These rights can be exercised by contacting us via email.
8.3. In cases where processing of Personal Data is based on your consent, you have the right to refuse and revoke consent to the processing of your Personal Data by contacting us via email. Upon termination of processing of your Personal Data it can be difficult or impossible to provide Services to you.
8.4. You can request information about all Personal Data we have stored about you by contacting us. By contacting us at the aforementioned address, you may also exercise your right to data portability. The right to data portability entitles you to receive a copy of your Personal Data which you have provided to us in structured, common and machine-readable format insofar as it has not already been deleted.
8.5. You can use the right to lodge a complaint with your supervisory authority if, despite our commitment and efforts to protect your Personal Data, you believe your data protection rights have been infringed. The complaint can be lodged in the Member State where you live, work or where you assume the alleged violation took place.
8.6. If you have any questions, concerns or complaints regarding the way we collect and handle your information, please contact us by email.
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