MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. (hereinafter referred to as “Max Gain Media”) respects the right to privacy of users of its website and of its clients. MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. will always seek to protect your Personal Data. This Policy describes how we gather and use such information, the amount of information MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. holds on you and how it uses it.
The following definitions shall have the same meaning as those contained in the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”): “Data Subject”, “Data Controller, “Data Processor”, “Personal Data”, “Process” or “Processing”
- What Information is Collected?
- How we use your Personal Data
- Providing Personal Data to Third Parties
- Retention of Personal Data and the Right to be Forgotten
- Privacy Compliance
- Third Party Websites
- Anylysis tools and advertising
- Plugins and tools
- How we Communicate with you
- Security and Staff Awareness Measures
- Right of Access/Questions
- Who we are and how to contact us.
What Information is Collected?
MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. may collect Personal Data from you as the Data Subject, when you provide your Personal Data through our website, when you enter into services agreements with us or sign letters of engagement, through your professional/legal relationship with us, while you are in contact with our staff or at any other stage in the course of business.
You may visit our website without revealing any information about yourself. You may however choose to provide us with Personal Data when you send an e-mail to us via the “Contact Us” link on our site. In such instances, we will store the information that you provide us with and process it further as may be necessary for us to respond to and administer any request that you may make.
From time to time we may process your Personal Data to provide you with information and updates that might be of interest to you in relating to our professional services and developments in legislation. You are requested to inform us by sending an e-mail to email@example.com if you do not wish to receive any such information from us, or opt out via the “Unsubscribe” link in any marketing email.
Our website also uses a technology called “cookies”. A “cookie” is a piece of software, which may be sent to your computer. Cookies enable us to collect information about how our website and services are being used and to manage them more efficiently. The information so gathered through cookies may include:
- the date and time when you access our website;
- the website pages that you view and any download that you may make through such pages;
- whether or not such viewing or download is successful;
- the Internet address of the website or the domain name of the computer from which you access our website;
- the operating system of the machine running your web browser; and the type and version of your web browser.
Should you wish to reject all, or certain cookies used by our website, you may modify your Web browser preferences to do so. If, however, you reject all cookies then you might be unable to use some of the services available on our website. Moreover, you may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the opportunity to choose whether or not you wish to accept it. In this regard, it is important to note that if you do so, this may materially distort the quality of service and data you receive through our website.
If the product you are using has digital certificates/certificate signatures, then your name and related details may be displayed as part of any certificate issued to you. It will be seen by those to whom your certificate or signature is presented or who rely on it. Your details may also need to be entered into a related status directory of certificates issued.
How we use your Personal Data
We use the Personal Data we collect to deliver the professional services and honour the services agreements or letters of engagement which regulate our relationship. Additionally, MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. collects personal information necessary to fulfill your request. Other processing activities include professional communication with you, marketing communication such as newsletters and updates (if you have provided your consent), as well as for the purpose of fulfilling our legal obligations.
The legal basis for the processing of your Personal Data may vary, but this would include the following:
- Your explicit consent, which you may withdraw at any time by sending us an email or unsubscribing from marketing communications;
- When the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract such as a services agreement or letter of engagement;
- When the processing is necessary for our legitimate business interests, we will process information about you where it is in our legitimate interest in running a lawful business to do so in order to further that business, so long as it doesn’t outweigh your interests;
- When the processing is necessary to promote safety and security as described in the ‘Security’ section below;
- When the processing is necessary to comply with any applicable legal obligation.
Providing Personal Data to Third Parties
Please be aware that data sent through the internet may potentially, for reasons beyond our control that are solely of a technical nature, be transmitted across international borders even where sender and receiver of information are located in the same country. Consequently, Personal Data relating to you may be transmitted via a country having a lower level of data protection than that existing in your country of residence.
Personal Data, once obtained from you, may be transmitted to third parties in those situations where any one of the exceptional instances indicated below arises.
- for the purpose of preventing, detecting or suppressing fraud or any other criminal offence;
- where it is necessary as a matter of national or public security;
- in the interest of national budgetary, monetary or taxation matters that can arise;
- to protect and defend our rights and property or that of users of our website;
- to protect against abuse, misuse or unauthorised use of our website;
- to protect the personal safety or property of users of our website (e.g. if you provide false or deceptive information about yourself or attempt to pose as someone else, we shall disclose any information we may have about you in our possession so as to assist any type of investigation into your actions);
- for any purpose that may be necessary for the performance of any agreement you may have entered into with us; or
- as may be allowed or required by or under any law.
It is also important to highlight the fact that there may be instances where we may transfer your Personal Data to other service providers, acting as Data Processors, who process data for us, based on our instructions, and in compliance with this policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures. Data Processors, who are engaged to assist us in attaining the purposes of processing listed in the ‘How we use your Personal Data’ section, include service providers which supply us with services globally, including for customer support, information technology, payments, sales, data analysis, research, and surveys.
We do not transfer your Personal Data to any third parties for marketing purposes.
Retention of Personal Data and the Right to be Forgotten
We keep your Personal Data for as long as necessary for our legitimate business interests, for legal reasons and to prevent harm, including as described in the ‘How we use your Personal Data’ and ‘Providing Personal Data to Third Parties’ sections of this policy.
MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. acknowledges that you have a right to be forgotten. Therefore, no Personal Data that is processed while providing you with our services, or through our website will be kept longer than necessary for the purposes for which it is processed. Personal Data will only be kept for a period corresponding with our obligations of retention under relevant laws.
Should you wish all or any category of your Personal Data to be deleted, you may request this in writing at firstname.lastname@example.org so that it may be assessed further.
MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. engages all reasonable efforts for the purpose of safeguarding the confidentiality of all Personal Data that it processes and regularly reviews and enhances its technical, physical and managerial procedures so as to ensure that your personal data is protected from:
- unauthorised access,
- improper use or disclosure,
- unauthorised modification,
- unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
To this end we have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures dedicated to the protection of the Personal Data processed by us and that data that we have under our control. All our employees and third-party data processors who have access to and are associated with the processing of Personal Data, are further obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ and clients’ personal data.
By its very nature however the internet is not a secure medium and data sent via this medium can potentially be subject to unauthorised acts by third parties that are outside of our control. There can be no absolute guarantee in relation to the privacy or confidentiality of any information passing through our website. We shall accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the security of your data while in transit through the internet.
Third Party Websites
No third party is permitted to link any other website to our website without obtaining our prior written consent.
Analysis tools and advertising
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are saved on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
The storage of Google Analytics cookies is based on the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. As a result, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. The full IP address will only be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link. Download and install it in: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Objection against data collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website: deactivate Google Analytics.
You can find more information on handling user data on Google Analytics in Google’s data protection declaration: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.
Order data processing
We have concluded a contract data processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographic characteristics in Google Analytics
This website uses the “demographic characteristics” function of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be created that contain information on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and from visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be determined You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the point “Objection to data collection”
We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) on our websites. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).
The purpose of reCAPTCHA is to check whether data is entered on our website (e.g. in a contact form) by a person or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis begins automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, length of stay of the website visitor on the website or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis are forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analyzes run completely in the background. Website visitors are not informed that an analysis is taking place.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter . Further data is not collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
The processing of the data entered in the newsletter registration form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent. You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you have stored with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. This does not affect data that we have stored for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the member’s area).
Plugins and tools
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, operated by Google. The operator of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR. Further information on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
Our website uses plugins from the video portal Vimeo. The provider is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.
If you visit one of our pages equipped with a Vimeo plug-in, a connection to the Vimeo servers will be established. The Vimeo server is informed which of our pages you have visited. Vimeo also obtains your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Vimeo or do not have a Vimeo account. The information recorded by Vimeo is transmitted to the Vimeo server in the USA.
Vimeo is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR.
If you are logged into your Vimeo account, you enable Vimeo to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.
Further information on the handling of user data can be found in Vimeo’s data protection declaration at: https://vimeo.com/privacy.
Google Web Fonts
This page uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the Google servers. This gives Google knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts takes place in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.
This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and an easy findability of the places we have indicated on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR.
How we Communicate with you
We use your contact information when necessary, to provide you with our professional services. We may also use your contact information to keep you updated through our newsletters and other updates. You can limit or restrict the receipt of these communications via the “Unsubscribe” link in any marketing email.
Use of the communicator
Registered users of our website have the option of using one of the. “Communicator” to communicate with other registered users. Other registered users will find out your username in this way. Every user of the communicator has the option of downloading and saving conversations that have taken place. If you delete a conversation, it will initially only be deleted in your communicator. Only when the person you are talking to deletes the same conversation will all the data be deleted.
By using the communicator, you consent to the data processing and storage of the information you voluntarily disseminate via this medium and your username to the extent described. The legal basis is therefore your consent.
Contact via our website
Due to legal regulations, our website contains information that enables us to contact our company quickly and electronically (especially email address). If you contact us by email, your voluntarily transmitted personal data will be automatically saved for the purpose of processing or contacting us. This data will not be passed on.
The data will be deleted when there is no longer a statutory retention period and if it is no longer required to fulfill or initiate a contract.
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose. This is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified.
You have the option to object to the storage of your personal data at any time. To do this, contact the person responsible informally.
E-Mail Communications Policy
All e-mail messages from MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. are sent in good faith. We cannot be held responsible for any modification that happens by any virus, or other third party after they have been sent. All messages are confidential and are intended for the recipient only. If you are not the intended recipient specifically identified as the addressee on it then you should delete the message and all its attachments and are prohibited from using, reading, disclosing to any person or otherwise acting on the information contained in it and/or its contents in any way and should also notify us as soon as possible of this fact.
MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. may intercept some mail and e-mail addressed to individuals within MAX GAIN MEDIA. The reasons it may do this are related to security of MAX GAIN MEDIA, its staff and others, for detection and prevention of crime and to identify correct recipients or to make sure mail is dealt with during staff absence. In the case of e-mails, we may reject, delay or remove content from e-mails whose nature, content or attachments which may disrupt our systems or because they may pose security issues, possibly through viruses. We may also filter out e-mails which contain certain content on the basis that content is offensive or the e-mail is unwanted or spam. In certain circumstances this may affect unnecessarily certain e-mails containing legitimate content, but we do try and reduce such occurrences.
All e-mail messages sent from MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. are routinely scanned for viruses and as such should be free from any virus, malicious code, script or other executable attachment. The accuracy of scanning products is not guaranteed. The recipient(s) should therefore carry out any checks that they deem to be appropriate in this respect. MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. cannot be held responsible for loss of or damage to data or other damages, resulting from such actions out of its control, howsoever incurred.
Security and Staff Awareness Measures
MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. has developed strict policies governing information technology. These cover areas such as access control, authentication, audit, monitoring, data storage and back up and transmission standards. MAX GAIN MEDIA’s staff is subject to a code of conduct which requires them to adhere to privacy principles.
Right to Access/ Questions
You have a right to request access to and/or correction of your personal data processed by MAX GAIN MEDIA. Any such request must be made in writing to MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. at the address indicated on the homepage of the website and must be signed by yourself as the Data Subject to whom the particular data relates. The processing of such requests sometimes attracts the imposition of a nominal fee.
Data Subject Rights
The full list of Data Subject Rights:
- Right to access
- Right to be forgotten
- Right to rectification
- Right to restriction of processing
- Right to data portability
- Right to object
- Right to withdraw your consent
- Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
Who we are and how to contact us
If you have any questions about MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD‘s privacy / data protection policy or the use of data in a particular service, you should contact email@example.com .
MAX GAIN MEDIA LTD. controls your Personal Data and provides you with the services you have agreed to. If you are seeking to exercise any of your statutory rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note on the responsible body
The responsible body for data processing on this website is:
Max Gain Media Ltd.
170 Pater House
Birkirkara BKR 9077
The responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).