Privacy policy

Data Protection and Privacy

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act it is confirmed that the proprietor of the website located at https://www.maltauncovered.com/ (the “Website”) is MaltaUncovered.com, Edward Lansink, 21, Triq Dun Mikiel Xerri, ATD2023, Attard, Malta. Phone: +356 27311140 (“MaltaUncovered.com”).

MaltaUncovered.com is committed to protecting the privacy of users of the Website (“you,” “your”) and sets out its Privacy Policy below in compliance with the Data Protection Act. In general, you can access and browse this Website without identifying who you are or revealing any personal data about yourself. MaltaUncovered.com will ensure that any personal data received from you will be processed in accordance with the eight principles of the Data Protection Act.

Collection of Personal Data

The Website allows you to access and use a range of information relating to travel destinations, including information relating to businesses offering goods and services relating to travel or otherwise, and to access and use third party portals such as portals for searching for and booking services such as hotel accommodation, restaurants, car rentals, flights, entertainment tickets and other services.

MaltaUncovered.com may collect certain personal data from you via the Website if you choose to submit it to MaltaUncovered.com via forms completed by you on the Website. Personal data about you may also be collected by MaltaUncovered.com if you contact MaltaUncovered.com with queries or to request further information about the Website or any other matter.

The types of personal data which MaltaUncovered.com may collect from you in the ways referred to above when using the Website may include name, e-mail address and contact preferences.

MaltaUncovered.com does not store credit card details. Any transactions completed on third party websites are subject to their privacy policies and terms & conditions.

In relation to certain third party portals to which MaltaUncovered.com provides access on the Website for searching for and booking services such as hotel accommodation, restaurants, car rentals, flights, entertainment tickets and other services, certain additional personal data may be collected by the relevant third party which may include financial data, and debit or credit card details through a separate third party website. Such data is not collected or stored by MaltaUncovered.com, and MaltaUncovered.com will have no liability or responsibility with respect to any such personal data submitted by you in this way to such third parties. You should refer to the relevant third party’s own privacy policy for further information (see Links below).

Purpose Specification

As noted above, MaltaUncovered.com may collect your personal data for the purpose of contacting you about queries you may have or information or materials which you may provide to MaltaUncovered.com via the Website. Specifically, MaltaUncovered.com may use your personal data to set up records for the provision of MaltaUncovered.com information to you. MaltaUncovered.com may also use your personal data to better understand who uses our Website and the pages they access so as to be able to improve the Website and the types of information and data provided to users in general via the Website from time to time.

In addition, from time to time, MaltaUncovered.com may also use your personal data to contact you for market research or user care survey purposes or to let you know about other websites and services MaltaUncovered.com may be able to provide to you, or to provide you with newsletters, details of special offers or similar. MaltaUncovered.com will always give you the opportunity to opt-out of such communications.

Only if you expressly grant MaltaUncovered.com the right to share your personal data with other organisations, institutions and authorities (including by sale or provision of access to a database containing your personal data) by expressly indicating this at the time you provide the information to MaltaUncovered.com, then MaltaUncovered.com may disclose your personal data to other organisations, institutions and authorities, subject to your other rights referred to in this Privacy Policy.

Otherwise, MaltaUncovered.com will ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to other organisations, institutions and authorities unless specifically required by law.

Furthermore, MaltaUncovered.com will not collect information about you from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organisations.

If MaltaUncovered.com transfers management, ownership or hosting of the Website to a third party, you agree that MaltaUncovered.com may also transfer your personal data and any other information about you to such third party without your further or additional permission, provided that such third party agrees to the same terms of this Privacy Policy.

By submitting forms on the Website, you agree to and authorise MaltaUncovered.com to use the personal data you provide to MaltaUncovered.com for the above purposes. If MaltaUncovered.com would like to use your personal data for a purpose other than those above, MaltaUncovered.com will request your express permission first.

Security

Personal data provided by you to MaltaUncovered.com via the Website or otherwise will not be transmitted via secure transmission methods, unless otherwise indicated on the Website. It may be that where you access third party websites (including accessing third party portals for searching for and booking services such as hotel accommodation, restaurants, car rentals, flights, entertainment tickets and other services) you may be required by the relevant third party to provide further personal data which may include debit and credit card data. In the latter case, MaltaUncovered.com has no involvement with and will not be liable or responsible for such data collection and with respect to security, you should check with the relevant third party to whom you provide your personal data as to whether an encrypted and secure transmission method will be employed to protect such personal data).

You should note that even where personal data is transmitted via the Internet in encrypted form there can be no absolute guarantee that any information carried over the Internet is secure. Information and data transmitted via the Internet may be intercepted by third parties, lost, redirected, corrupted and changed.

Once MaltaUncovered.com has collected your personal data, MaltaUncovered.com will employ reasonable security measures in the storage of your personal data to guard against any unauthorised access to or disclosure of your personal data and wherever possible MaltaUncovered.com will use reasonable security software and secure login procedures.

Links

Parts of the Website may contain hyperlinks, banner or panel advertising or icons which upon clicking enable a direct link to third party websites, web pages or portals. This includes the portals accessible on the Website for searching for and booking services such as hotel accommodation, restaurants, car rentals, flights, entertainment tickets and other services. If you use these hyperlinks, banners or panel advertising or icons you will leave this Website immediately and you will be responsible for this action. When you access a third party website, web page or portal you acknowledge and agree that MaltaUncovered.com does not control the content of such third party websites, web pages or portals and MaltaUncovered.com is not be responsible or liable for the privacy practices of the relevant third party website, web page or portal.

The privacy policies of each website, web page or portal that you access via hyperlink from the Website will govern the privacy practice of the relevant website, web page or portal and you are encouraged to read such privacy policies immediately upon access thereto. This Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of those third party websites hyperlinked to the Website. Third party websites may send their own cookies to users, collect personal data, or solicit personal data and you acknowledge that MaltaUncovered.com has no control over such activities.

Automatic Collection of Personal Data

Subject to the provision on cookies below, MaltaUncovered.com has not set up the Website to automatically collect or store personal data about you other than by logging your IP address. An IP address is a string of computer code which identifies your PC and tells the Internet that you are connected to it. This information is not retained after you have logged off. MaltaUncovered.com does not connect information automatically logged in this way with personal data about you or any specific individuals.

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information you’ve provided to them or they’ve collected from your use of their services.

Subject Access Requests

Under the Data Protection Act, MaltaUncovered.com must provide you with a readable copy of all personal data which MaltaUncovered.com holds about you, within 40 days of receiving your written request for such copies (a subject access request). Evidence to prove your identity (for example passport, driver’s licence and/or current bills) will be required before any personal data held by MaltaUncovered.com will be disclosed to you. To make a subject access request contact MaltaUncovered.com on the contact details below.

Updating Personal Data

If the personal data which MaltaUncovered.com holds about you is inaccurate in any way, where appropriate, you may have the data completed, rectified, amended and/or deleted. You should contact MaltaUncovered.com to update any of your personal data or to request access to your personal data via:

MaltaUncovered.com – Edward Lansink
21, Triq Dun Mikiel Xerri, ATD 2023, Attard, Malta
Email: edward@maltauncovered.com

MaltaUncovered.com reserves the right to refuse to provide you with a copy of any of your personal data, subject to the Data Protection Act. If MaltaUncovered.com refuses your request, it will give you reasons for its refusal.

Amendment to this Privacy Policy

MaltaUncovered.com may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time and such amendments will apply by MaltaUncovered.com publishing the amended Privacy Policy on the Website. Regardless of any changes made to this Privacy Policy, MaltaUncovered.com will always use your personal data in accordance with the current Privacy Policy, unless you give your express consent for MaltaUncovered.com to do otherwise.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy will be governed by Maltese law and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Maltese courts.

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