Should our policies ever change or be updated/amended you will be notified via email, and our updated policies and terms and conditions will always be on our website.
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.
1. Collection of Information
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together follows:
We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, political opinions, trade union membership). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including:
2. Use of Information
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
We do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by unsubscribing.
We have set out herewith a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.
Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please contact us if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out.
We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising. You may unsubscribe at any time.
We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any company outside HappyMaven for marketing purposes.
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you OR by unsubscribing at any time.
Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not mean that we will remove any personal data provided to us as a result of engaging with us on any one of our call to actions i.e. Phone Call,Email or submission of any of our online forms.
Most browsers allow you to refuse/accept or delete cookies, some examples below:
Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for
another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us.
If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
3. Sharing of Information
We may have to share your personal data with third parties to whom we may choose to sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets. Alternatively, we may seek to acquire other businesses or merge with them. If a change happens to our business, then the new owners may use your personal data in the same way as set out in this privacy notice.
We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
4. Data Rights
We respond to all requests that we receive from individuals who wish to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
Rights that you may have, depending on the country in which you live, include:
Note that HappyMaven is a controller of your information.Other members, such as group organizers and network administrators, may also act as controllers of your information. You should contact these members if you have any questions about how they use information that you have provided to them.