GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION POLICY
1. GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS (GDPR)This GDPR policy ensures Meal Maps:
- Complies with data protection law and follows good practice;
- Protects the rights of users;
- Are open about how we store and process individuals’ data;
- Protect ourselves from data protection risks such as breaches of confidentiality, failure to offer choice and reputational damage.
2. PRINCIPLES OF GDPRUnder the GDPR, the data protection principles set out the main responsibilities for us. Article 5 of the GDPR requires that personal data shall be:- (a) Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to individuals; (b) Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes; (c) Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed; (d) Accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay; (e) Kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed; (f) Processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage.
3. LAWFULNESS OF PROCESSING CONDITIONSUnder the GDPR, there is requirement to have a valid lawful basis in order to process personal data. There are six available lawful bases for processing set out in Article 6 of the GDPR:- (a) Consent: the data subject has given clear unambiguous consent for their personal data to be processed for a specific purpose; (b) Contract: processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter into a contract; (c) Legal obligation: processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation; (d) Vital interests: processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of a data subject or another individual; (e) Public task: processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller; (f) Legitimate interests: processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the controller or a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests, rights or freedoms of the data subject.
4. YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE GDPRThe GDPR provides the following rights for users:
- The right to be informed;
- The right of access;
- The right to rectification;
- The right to erasure;
- The right to restrict processing;
- The right to data portability;
- The right to object;
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
5. CHANGES TO OUR GDRP POLICYMeal Maps reserves the right to change this GDPR policy at any time. If Meal Maps decides to change this GDPR Policy, we will post those changes on our website so our users are always aware of what information we collect, use and disclose. In all cases, your continued use of our website after any change to this GDPR Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.
6. GOVERNING LAWThis General Data Protection Regulation Policy shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Georgia, without reference to its conflict of law provisions, and the obligations, rights and remedies of the parties hereunder shall be determined in accordance with such laws.
7. ACCEPTANCEBy accessing our site you have willingly accepted the terms of this GDPR Policy.
1. OUR COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY
2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
2.1 Information you provide Meal Maps
Meal Maps collects personal information when you request information about our services or otherwise voluntarily provide such information through our website.
Generally, you will have control over the amount and type of information you provide to us when using our website.
As a visitor you can browse our website to find out more.
2.2 Information Collected Automatically
When you use our website, we automatically collect certain information by the interaction of your mobile device or web browser with our platform.
2.4 Other Automatically-Gathered Information
Meal Maps may automatically record information when you visit its website, including the URL, IP address, browser type and language, and the date and time of your visit. Meal Maps uses this information to analyze trends among its users/customers to help improve its website or customize communications and information that you receive from us. If combined with other information we know about you from previous visits, the data possibly could be used to identify you personally, even if you are not signed in to our website.
3. HOW INFORMATION IS USED
When Meal Maps uses or processes personal data about you, it does so only as necessary to provide the services you use or otherwise with your consent, to comply with applicable law, or to fulfill other legitimate interests of you or us as described in this Policy. Through our website, you will be provided with the choice of which types of communications you will receive with us, and the ability to change those choices whenever you want.
3.1 Information we process with your consent
Through certain actions when otherwise there is no contractual relationship between us, such as when you browse our website or ask us to provide you more information about our business, you provide your consent to us to process information that may be personally identifiable information.
We continue to process your information on this basis until you withdraw your consent or it can be reasonably assumed that your consent no longer exists.
You may withdraw your consent at any time by instructing us using the contact information at the end of this Policy. However, if you do so, you may not be able to use our website further.
3.2 Legally Required Releases of Information
We may be legally required to disclose your personally identifiable information, if such disclosure is (a) required by law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you; and/or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of our company, clients, third party partners, employees, and affiliates.
4. OBTAINING, CHANGING OR DELETING YOUR INFORMATION
4.1 Access to your personal information
To obtain a copy of all information Meal Maps maintains about you, you may send us a request using the contact information at the end of this Policy or, if available, through a tool on our website. After receiving the request, we will tell you when we expect to provide you with the information, and whether we require any fee for providing it to you.
4.2 Remove or Change your Information
If you wish us to remove or change personally identifiable information that you have provided us you may contact us at the contact information at the end of this Policy or if available through a tool on our website.
4.3 Verification of your Information
When we receive any request to access, edit or delete personally identifiable information, we will first take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access or otherwise taking any action. This is important to safeguard your information.
5. RETENTION PERIOD FOR PERSONAL DATA
Except as otherwise mentioned in this Policy, Meal Maps keeps your personally identifiable information only for as long as required:
- to provide you with the services you have requested, or otherwise to perform or enforce a contract between us;
- to continue to provide the best possible user experience to visitors who return to our website to collect information;
- to comply with other law, including for any period demanded by tax authorities; or
- to support a claim or defense in any court or in any legal, regulatory or administrative proceeding.
6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You assume the sole risk of transmitting your information as it relates to the use of this website, and for any data corruptions, intentional interceptions, intrusions or unauthorized access to information, or of any delays, interruptions to or failures preventing the use this website. In no event shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or monetary damages, including fees, and penalties in connection with your use of materials posted on this website or connectivity to or from this site to any other site.
7. PROTECTING YOUR CHILD’S PRIVACY
Even though our website is not designed for use by anyone under the age of 18, we realize that a child may attempt to access the website. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from a child. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your child is using our website, please contact us. We may ask for proof of identification before we remove any information to prevent malicious removal of information. If we discover on our own that a child is accessing our website, we will delete the information as soon as we discover it, we will not use the information for any purpose, and we will not disclose the information to third parties. You acknowledge that we do not verify the age of our users nor do we have any liability to do so. If you are a child, please seek the permission of a parent or guardian before accessing the website.