The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all Maltese national laws and requirements for user privacy.
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
Contact & Communication:
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.
You have the right to request access to and/or correction and/or deletion of the personal data that we process in relation to you. You are required to inform us immediately of any such correction, alteration or deletion relating to your personal data which we are processing, by contacting us.
This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.
Subscriptions are taken in compliance with Malta Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please send an email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.
In compliance with Maltese Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.
Provided you have given your consent, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service.
The data logged with Google Analytics are stored for a time period of 24 months. Once this time period has lapsed, only aggregated statistics will be retained by Google Analytics.
Google Analytics is used in accordance with Sec 25(1) TTDSG based on your consent, Art 6(1)(a) GDPR.
You can deactivate Google Analytics through your browser add-ons, if you prefer not to allow the website analysis it performs. You can download this here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. Alternatively, you can withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future by clicking here to deactivate Google Analytics.
You also have the option to withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future, by adjusting your cookie settings here. Alternatively, you can change your settings at any time by clicking on the link “Cookie settings.” The link is located in the footer of our website.
Google Ads Services:
Provided you have given your consent, we use the ads service Google Ads.
Google Ads Conversion Tracking:
Google Ads Conversion Tracking allows us to analyse and to improve the performance and effectiveness of our advertising efforts within the Google network. For this purpose, we incorporate a Google tag into our website. If you interact with an advertisement within the Google network, a cookie will be dropped on your end device. With the help of this cookie, we know that users have clicked on our advertisements.
From Google, we receive information regarding the number of users, who have clicked on our advertisements, and additional information regarding user interactions, after they have clicked on our advertisements. The cookie is deleted automatically 30 days after you clicked on an advertisement.
Google Ads Remarketing:
Google Ads Remarketing analyses your interactions on our website in order to serve you our advertisements that match your interests within the Google network (e.g. in Google Search, on YouTube or on other websites). In particular, based on the offers on within our website that you were most interested in during your visit. For this purpose, we use the so-called remarketing function within Google Ads. Google will store cookies on your end device.
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.)
Social Media Platforms:
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.