“Personal data” means information relating to you or another identifiable individual.
Software on your device may access your information. Our Services may contain links to other companies’ websites and services, social networking sites that have privacy policies of their own. MAPCAT is not responsible for the privacy practices of others and we recommend you read their privacy notices.
All notions not specified herein shall bear the meaning specified in the Terms.
MAPCAT has established the data protection principles, based on which it shall protect the personal data of the users of the Services in the most discreet and secure possible manner – and in accordance with the effective legal regulations. In accordance with this, we ensure you that we shall not give out to third-party the data necessary for purchasing or registering, except if the authorities rule of this otherwise. Furthermore, we have designed our Services to minimize the collection of personal data and other information that we do collect.
What Information Do We Collect?
We collect your personal data and other information when you use or register for our Services, take part in campaigns or research or otherwise interact with us. This includes the following categories:
Account Information and Data on Your Transactions with Us
If you sign up for a MAPCAT account, we may collect information that you provide to us related to setting up the account, such as your username, name and email address. While using your account, you may provide us with additional information through your communication with us.
We use the account and payment information we collect to provide our Services to you, to maintain your account, and to process your transactions. We also may use certain information, such as your email address, to tell you about new MAPCAT products or features that may be of interest to you. If you receive promotional emails from MAPCAT, you can opt out by following the instructions in those emails.
We maintain records of your purchases, downloads, the content you have provided us with, your requests, agreements between you and MAPCAT, your consents, preferences and settings relating to, for example, location data, marketing and sharing of personal data, the products and services provided to you, payment and delivery details, your contacts and communications and other interactions with us.
Payment is required for some of our Services, and we may ask you to provide certain corporate information, including company name, address, tax ID number, e-mail in connection with invoicing and the processing of your payments. We use the financial information solely for invoicing purposes.
We may invite you to join voluntary research campaigns related to our products and services where detailed information is collected. You and/or your end users may provide us with feedback regarding our Services (e.g., in the form of email, suggestions for how to improve our Services, etc.).
We may ask for information such as your name, email address, phone number, street address, usernames and passwords, feedback, information relating to your devices, age, gender, and language.
Product and Service Activations
MAPCAT Services may require electronic activation, where your device and application type, as well as unique device, application, network and subscription identifiers are sent to MAPCAT.
Logs and Cookies
When you access our Services online, our web servers automatically create records of your visit. These records typically include IP-address, access times, the sites linked from, pages visited, the links and features used, the content viewed or requested, browser or application type, language and other such information.
In addition, we automatically collect certain technical information whenever a third-party product or service that integrates our Services makes a request to our APIs. This includes, among other things IP address, browser type, the content of the request, the time of the request, usage data, and operating system.
Our applications may contact our servers periodically, for example, to check for updates or to send us information relating to service usage.
Location and Mobile Data
Location-based services establish location using satellite, mobile, Wi-Fi or other network-based positioning methods. These technologies may involve exchanging your location data and unique device and mobile, Wi-Fi or other network related identifiers with MAPCAT. Our products may operate on multiple device platforms, applications and services which may also collect your location data. We do not use this information to identify you personally without your consent. When you use our location based services and features, for example, location-based search, navigation and routing, or request for map data, your location data is sent to MAPCAT to serve you with the right content, which may also include location-based advertising. However, when first entering the MAPCAT Site, an automated message will appear, asking if you agree that we access your location data for the above-detailed purposes. Here you have the opportunity to disapprove this possibility.
Why Do We Process Personal Data?
We may process your personal data and other information for the following purposes (one or more purposes may apply simultaneously):
Providing Products and Services
We may use your personal data to provide you with our products and services, to process your requests or as otherwise may be necessary to perform the contract between you and MAPCAT, to ensure the functionality and security of our products and services, to identify you as well as to prevent and investigate fraud and other misuses.
The Services require an account to help you manage your content and preferences, we collect, process and use your data to provide these Services to you.
Developing and Managing Products and Services
We may use your personal data to develop and manage our products, services, customer care, sales and marketing. We may combine personal data collected in connection with your use of a particular MAPCAT product and/or service with other personal data we may have about you unless such personal data was collected for a different purpose.
Communicating with You
We may use your personal data to communicate with you, for example to inform you that our services have changed or to send you critical alerts and other such notices relating to our products and/or services and to contact you for customer care related purposes.
Marketing, Advertising and Making Recommendations
We may contact you to inform you of new products, services or promotions we may offer and to conduct market research when we have your consent, or it is otherwise allowed. We may use your personal data to personalize our offering and to provide you with more relevant services, for example, to make recommendations and to display customized content and advertising in our services. This may include displaying MAPCAT and third-party content.
How Do We Handle Your Personal Data?
Account Information, Financial Data and Information on Your Transactions with Us
MAPCAT respects the rights ensuring the protection of the personal data of the users of the Services. Based on this data protection declaration, you may decide what data you give to us in relation to the Services. MAPCAT shall manage your data given in relation with our Services in accordance with those set forth herein. Your data provision is in each case voluntary.
You are entitled to limit or prohibit that MAPCAT utilizes, records your personal data given to us in relation with the Services. You are entitled to request MAPCAT to delete your personal data. Please, send us your related requests to the e-mail address on the contact page or via the online contact form. Also, in the email messages we send you, we always provide the possibility to unsubscribe from the newsletter service.
MAPCAT shall not share the personal data given voluntarily in relation with the Services without the consent of the data owner. Exceptions are mandatory data provisions originating from current legal regulations (in case of obligations comforting governmental authorities, summons, judicial orders, etc).
The data given voluntarily, if not specified separately at the place where the data has been given, may be used by MAPCAT for the following purposes, and solely for those listed here:
- invitation for the subscription to the newsletters of the Company,
- sending automatic newsletters and notifications about our services,
- sending confirmation (transactional) emails after you have concluded any transaction (e.g. purchase of services) related to our Services,
- sending messages of promotional purpose in connection with the Services,
- replying to you in case you have contacted us with any issues or questions.
We may share your feedback with our third-party suppliers and partners who help us provide the Services to you and to third parties.
Logs, Location and Mobile Data
We use third-party services (e.g. Google Analytics) to help us collect and process website logs and cookies. We do not share raw location data or usage data with third parties. We use information collected from our Services to create aggregated and anonymized usage statistics that we may share with third parties.
The appropriate operation of our site and the appropriate operation of the Services may require the usage of cookies. In such cases, if the cookies are enabled in the browser of the visitor, the usage of cookies is automatic. The cookies that the browser of the visitor saves on the computer of the visitor do not contain personal data, these contain only pieces of information usable by our site, the purpose of which is that the site is able to identify the visitor, thus, the returning visitor does not need to give again certain data already given and registered on the site.
You can review the options available to manage cookies in your browser. The browser can be used to manage cookies relating to basic functions, site improvement, personalization and advertising. Different browsers use different ways to disable cookies, but they are usually found under a Tools or Options menu. You can also consult the browser’s help menu. In addition to cookie management, browsers usually let you control files similar to cookies, for example Local Shared Objects, e.g. by enabling the browser’s privacy mode.
Our site may also include elements that set cookies on behalf of a third party, e.g. a “Like”-button from Facebook or a “Tweet”-button from Twitter. You may be able to opt-out from certain third party-managed advertising cookies through third party cookie management sites, such as DoubleClick, Google Analytics, Google AdSense, Google Adwords, etc.
These cookies are essential for running our websites and are the key to providing you a seamless experience. You can navigate uninterrupted e.g. by remembering settings you’ve made and by preserving authentication to secure parts of the domain. These cookies also remember products of interest when you are redirected to an operator site for a possible purchase.
These cookies enable us to improve our websites by looking at how they are used. We do analytical profiling to understand e.g. unique users reading a particular article (to know what is popular) or if a video file was viewed or abandoned half way through. We also look at where content is accessed so we know how to arrange our sites for optimal user experience. We count clicks on “Like” and “Tweet” plugins and what content from our sites was shared or referenced.
These cookies help us make the content as personalized as possible, for example by showing you targeted banners and relevant recommendations. We examine what type of reference was used to reach our sites, e.g. an email campaign or a link from a referral site, so we can estimate the effectiveness of our promotions and advertising campaigns.
We will take all reasonable measures for the security and protection of the information. MAPCAT shall handle the personal and non-personal data it has received as confidential data, for which the non-disclosure obligation is also valid. MAPCAT shall take all security measures expectable in order to ensure the protection of the data of the data subjects especially against unauthorized access, modification, forwarding, publication, deletion or destruction, as well as the incidental destruction and damage. By your registration, you acknowledge however that the protection of data cannot be entirely guaranteed on the Internet. Based on these, MAPCAT shall not be liable for occurrent unauthorized access or cognition of data, as well as damage originating therefrom occurring despite the above security efforts.
How Do We Address the Privacy of Children?
MAPCAT Services are typically intended for general audiences. MAPCAT does not knowingly collect information on children without the consent of their parents or guardians.
How We Address Data Quality?
We take reasonable steps to keep the personal data we possess accurate and to delete incorrect or unnecessary personal data. We also encourage you to access your personal data through your account from time to time to ensure that it is up to date.
Do We Share Personal Data?
We do not sell, lease, rent or otherwise disclose your personal data to third parties unless otherwise stated below.
Your consent and social sharing services
We may share your personal data if we have your consent to do so. Some services may allow you to share your personal data with other users of the service or with other services and their users. Please consider carefully before disclosing any personal data or other information that might be accessible to other users.
MAPCAT companies and authorized third parties
Joint marketing and other communications with our partners
We may conduct joint marketing and other communications with our partners, for example your mobile operator. To avoid duplicate or unnecessary communications and to tailor the message to you we may need to match information that MAPCAT has collected with information that the partner has collected where this is permitted by law. These authorized third parties are not permitted to use your personal data for any other purposes. We require them to act consistently with this Policy and to use appropriate security measures to protect your personal data.
International transfers of personal data
Our products and services may be provided using resources and servers located in various countries around the world. Therefore, your personal data may be transferred across international borders outside the country where you use our services, including to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) that do not have laws providing specific protection for personal data or that have different legal rules on data protection, for example, the United States of America. In such cases we ensure that there is a legal basis for such a transfer and that adequate protection for your personal data is provided as required by applicable law, for example, by using standard agreements approved by relevant authorities (where necessary) and by requiring the use of other appropriate technical and organizational information security measures.
We may be obligated by mandatory law to disclose your personal data to certain authorities or other third parties, for example, to law enforcement agencies in the countries where we or third parties acting on our behalf operate. We may also disclose and otherwise process your personal data in accordance with applicable law to defend MAPCAT’s legitimate interests, for example, in civil or criminal legal proceedings.
Mergers and Acquisitions
If we decide to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize our businesses in certain countries, this may involve us disclosing personal data to purchasers and their advisers, or receiving personal data from sellers and their advisers. In case of concluding such a transaction, we will notify our users about the transaction and inform them about the deadline to unsubscribe from our services in case they do not consent that the new owner accesses their personal data. After passing this deadline, we may disclose the personal data of remaining users of the site with the purchaser and their advisers.
Steps Taken to Safeguard Personal Data
Privacy and security are key considerations in the creation and provision of our Services. We have assigned specific responsibilities to address privacy and security related matters. We enforce our internal policies and guidelines through an appropriate selection of activities, including proactive and reactive risk management, security and privacy engineering, training and assessments. We take appropriate steps to address online security, physical security, risk of data loss and other such risks taking into consideration the risk represented by the processing and the nature of the data being protected. Also, we limit access to our data bases containing personal data to authorized persons having a justified need to access such information.
Data Protection Regulation
During its operation, our Company observes the provisions on data management of Acts CXII of 2011, CXIX of 1995, LXVI of 1992 and CVIII of 2011.
Based on the act on electronic commerce, the Company may manage those personal data for the purpose of supply of services on the website that are technically inevitable for the sale of services (creation of contract, specifying and modifying its content, monitoring its performance, invoicing the fees originating therefrom, as well as enforcing claims in connection with that), however, even in such a case, only to the necessary extent and time. The provision of data is voluntary, but the omission thereof may hinder the performance of the Services.
You may request information on the management of your personal data from MAPCAT in writing in registered or registered return receipt requested letter sent to the address of MAPCAT, or in e-mail sent to the email@example.com e-mail address. The information request sent in e-mail shall be considered as authentic only if sent from the e-mail address of the requestor given earlier.
MAPCAT makes it possible during the entire term of the data management that you prohibit the data management of such purpose either in addressed electronic advertisement or with declaration of such content sent to the firstname.lastname@example.org e-mail address. In such a case, the data deletion shall be performed promptly by MAPCAT. You acknowledge that, in case you request the deletion of such data that are necessary for the Services provided (e.g. name, address), MAPCAT will not be able to provide these in the future for the specific person and, therefore, will delete your registration.
You are entitled to the right of protest against the management of personal data as well. In case you do not agree with the decision of MAPCAT made based on your protest, you may appeal to the court for remedy, address the Hungarian National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (1024 Budapest, Szilágyi Erzsébet fasor 22/C., http://www.naih.hu) or Commissioner for Fundamental Rights (1051 Budapest, Nádor u. 22.; postal address: 1387 Budapest Pf. 40.).
Your Access to and Control of the Information We Collect
Renewal of Registration Data or Termination of the Registration
Our system makes it possible that, in case of a change in your data, these can be corrected.
The modification of the data may take place after entering your account. Alternatively, please, indicate your data modification request to us on the customer service e-mail address given on the contact page or on any of our availabilities, and we will correct your data.
We, of course, make it possible for you to cancel the registration and the attached benefits, which should be done as follows:
Please, indicate your such intention on the customer service e-mail address given on our contact page or on our any other availabilities. Afterwards, upon your request, we will delete all your data from our system, will not prepare copy of it and will cease all direct communication channels towards you.
You may request that we update, correct or delete any feedback that you have provided to us by emailing us at email@example.com, however we may have deleted or anonymized the feedback you had previously provided to us in a way that makes it infeasible for us to associate a particular piece of feedback with a particular user.
Logs and Mobile Data
We temporarily retain IP addresses associated with requests to our Services from our developers’ applications for security and accounting purposes. Given the temporary nature of this storage, it is generally not feasible for us to provide information that is tied to end users of our developers’ applications.
General Liability Limitation
Everybody may visit or use the site exclusively at his own liability. MAPCAT does not undertake liability for the losses, damage with direct or incidental consequences that originate from the occurrently false or misleading content published on its pages, as well as the existence, usage, unusable status, inappropriate operation, malfunction, pause – even if not announced in advance – related to the whole or the part of, as well as complete stop of the Site, the deletion of the content of the Site, as well as occurring from line or system error, computer virus with which it is occurently infected, or unauthorized modification of the data by anyone, as well as destruction thereof. (This statement of our does not relate to our services regulated by separate agreement or contract – in connection with which the Company shall act and be liable in accordance with those set forth in the contracts.)
The users availing the Services acknowledge that, during transferring data, data may be lost, destructed, get occurently into unauthorized hands, as well as foreign intrusion into the system may occur as a consequence of the public nature of the Internet, thus, the entered data (including personal data as well) may get into unauthorized hands. In such cases, MAPCAT shall not be burdened with any liability, the user is familiar with the risk of this way and undertakes the risk upon availing the service.
We will, of course, do our utmost in order that the data are secure, our hosting and website are handled by experts and the systems are regularly updated. We will not give the data out voluntarily to third parties – except to authorities if they have adequate authorization or permission for that.
In relation to MAPCAT, our Company, GLI Solutions Kft. of 103. 7/B Szerémi út, 1117 Budapest, Hungary is the controller of your Personal Data.
- January 15, 2018: Initial version.