We would like to thank you for visiting http://www.catermax.com (the “Website”).
1 . What is personal information?
1.2 Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you, such as your name, birth date, address, email address and telephone number (“Personal Information”).
1.3 Other categories of Personal Information may include:
Personal details: contact information (including mobile telephone numbers), gender, national identification information, photographs and images
2. Information collected
2.2 Active information collection: We collect information from customers. Examples where we actively collect your information include when you communicate directly with us via e-mail, by filling in online forms on our Website.
2.3 Passive information collection: In some circumstances we may process information on the basis of (i) your related interactions with us (for example, the web page from which you navigated to the Website), or (ii) Personal Information that we have received or obtained from a third party (for example, publicly available information sources). In these circumstances, your Personal Information may be said to have been passively collected (that is, gathered without you actively providing the information).
2.4 An example of where your Personal Information may be passively collected is when you use the Website. Each time you use the Website, we will automatically collect the following information:
details of your use of the Website including your user name, city, country, page views, searches, downloads (file names)
technical information, including your device model, operating system of the machine running your web browser, type and version of your web browser, IP address, date and time when you accessed the Website
web page download information
general Website usage information
3. Purposes and use of information
3.2 We may collect, process and otherwise use your Personal Information for purposes that are required by applicable law, regulation or other contracts or to allow us to fulfill our business needs and legal obligations. These purposes include:
to administer, improve and develop the Website
to manage our relationship with you and (if relevant) the organisation that you represent, including providing information regarding our products and services, and news
to personalise your user experience (e.g. by tailoring the content delivered to you on our Website)
for legal disputes, regulatory investigations and compliance purposes
4.1 The Website creates “cookies” when you visit it.
4.2 A cookie is a small piece of data that a website can send to your browser for storage (i.e. so it can later be read back from that browser). The purpose of cookies includes providing more tailored communications from websites.
4.3 Cookies may collect information (including Personal Information), such as user preferences, general usage information, membership information and unique identifiers. Cookies may in some circumstances also remain on your device after you leave the Website.
4.4 Your browser will return the cookie information only to the domain from where the cookie originated, i.e., the Website, and no other website can request this information. When you return to the Website, the cookie is sent back to the web server, along with your new request.
4.5 Your browser may provide settings where you can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it or reject the cookie altogether.
5. Disclosure of information
5.2 We may disclose your Personal Information:
to our event organisers, audio visual companies, event planners, venue owners and sub-contractors who assist us in running our business and who are subject to appropriate security and confidentiality obligations;
if the whole or a substantial part of our business is to be sold or integrated with another business, to our advisers and any prospective purchasers (and their advisers); and
where we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal or regulatory obligation or request.
6. Links to other websites
7.1 We will take appropriate measures to keep your information confidential and secure in accordance with our internal procedures covering the storage, access and disclosure of information.
7.2 Please note that messages you send to us by e-mail or via any internet connection may not be secure. If you choose to send any confidential information or Personal Information to us by such means you do so at your own risk with the knowledge that a third party may intercept this information. We are not responsible for the security or integrity of such information. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
8. Information about related persons
8.2 The collection of personal data relating to persons under the age of 16 years is not within our interests. Should it come to our attention that such data has been passed to us without the approval of the parents or legal guardian, this data will be deleted immediately.
8.3 Thereby we are reliant on the parents or legal guardians providing us with the appropriate information.’
9. Retention of information
9.1 We intend to keep your Personal Information accurate and up-to-date. We will retain your data for no longer than required. From time to time we may delete or anonymise your personal information.
10. Your rights
10.1 If any of the Personal Information that you have provided to us changes, please Contact Us and let us know the correct details.
10.2 Under applicable law, you have the right to:
request a copy of the personal information about you that we hold
request correction or deletion of Personal Information about you that is inaccurate
withdraw any applicable consent for processing and transfer
object to our using your personal information for marketing purposes
object to profiling and automated decision making
10.3 In some circumstances, you may also have a “data portability” right to require us to transfer your personal data to you or to a new service provider.
We will ask your consent if we intend to use your data for marketing purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for marketing purposes.
To exercise any of these rights at any time, please Contact Us.
11.1 You can also raise complaints or concerns about our use or other processing of your Personal Information with the body regulating data protection in your country. In Malta, this is the Information and Data Protection Commissioner (details are available at https://idpc.gov.mt/en/Pages/Home.aspx).
13. Contact us
address: 22, Europa Centre, Floriana, FRN 1400, Malta
telephone: +356 2551 4000