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OUR Privacy Policy

We respect the privacy of our users and every person who visits our site. Here, ”Website” or “Site” shall mean and include “https://madtechgiveaways.co.uk”, and any of our successor Websites; and “We”, “us”, and “our” are references to MAD GIVEAWAYS LTD.

We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy and/or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at info@madtechgiveaways.co.uk .

WHAT WE COLLECT

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our products, when participating in activities on the Site, or otherwise contacting us.

The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Site, the choices you make, and the products and features you use.

INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED

We and/or our server host will automatically collect certain information when you visit, use, or navigate the Site. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser, and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Site and other technical information. If you access our site with your mobile device, we may automatically collect device information (such as your mobile device ID, model, and manufacturer), operating system, version information, and IP address. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Site, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.

HOW WE USE YOUR DATA

When taking part in a competition, we will collect your full name, telephone number, email address, postal address and payment details. This data is used for our internal records, for tax purposes, to provide you with the best experience and to improve our site. We also use this data to communicate in the outcome of you winning one of our competitions. Additionally, we may send you information on future competitions and promotions we think you would be interested in. We may at our discretion choose to use this data to contact you for marketing purposes and/or user feedback to help us provide a better service to our users.

We may contact you by Telephone, Email or Post.

WHAT WE SHARE TO OTHERS

We share your data to a limited number of third parties to help us fulfill your orders. We complete payment orders through Viva Wallet, please see the following links for more information on these third parties –

Viva Wallet – Privacy Statement for Viva Wallet Services can be found HERE

We also share your data with a limited number of third party companies for marketing purposes. Please see the links below regarding the third parties.

Mailchimp – Privacy policy can be found HERE

Trustpilot – Privacy policy can be found HERE 

We may also share your data for the following purposes:

  • Compliance with Laws . We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so to comply with applicable law, government requests, judicial proceedings, court orders, or legal processes, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).
  • Vital Interests and Legal Rights . We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
  • Other Users. When you share personal information (for example, by posting comments, contributions, or other content to the Site or our social media platforms). We will also include your full name on our competition entry list, as well as on our winner page. This will also include a photograph with permission.

DO WE USE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. In general, cookies have two main purposes: to improve your browsing experience by remembering your actions and preferences and to help us analyze our website traffic.

There are two primary types of cookies known as session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted once you exit your web browser (Chrome, Explorer, Firefox, for example), while persistent cookies are stored on your computer until an expiry date or until they are deleted. Session cookies are used by MadTech Giveaways to help us identify separate users, which makes a better user experience for you and helps improve the site.

We use cookies to help us analyse traffic to the website, to help us improve website performance and usability. Third-party cookies help us use Google Analytics to count, track, and analyse visits to the site. This helps us understand how people are using our website(s) and where we need to make improvements. These third-party cookies do not specifically identify you. For more information on how Google use cookies, please see the link below – Privacy Policy – Privacy & Terms – Google

You are always free to delete cookies that are already on your computer through your browser settings, and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being added to your computer. However, this may prevent you from using certain features on the website.

HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?

We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures, designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, please remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, the transmission of personal information to and from our Site is at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment.

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting, or other legal requirements). When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

DO YOU SELL DATA TO THIRD PARTIES?

We never pass on or sell your data for any other purpose than those stated above. We take your privacy very seriously. We may update this privacy policy from time to time. If we make material changes to this privacy policy, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy policy frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.

If you would like to see a copy of the data we have of yours please contact us by email.

WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?

You may at any time review or change the information by:

  • Contacting us using the contact information provided below.

If your account becomes inactive and you wish to close and delete your account you can do so at anytime by emailing info@madtechgiveaways.co.uk We may delete or change your information, upon your request to delete your information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use, and/or comply with legal requirements.