1. We collect and process personal data for business purposes. We do so fairly and lawfully and in accordance with individuals’ rights – this generally means that we do not process personal data unless the individual whose details we are processing has consented to this happening.
- Requirements and Criteria for Processing
Eco Market Malta ensures that personal data collected is processed according to law, and in particular that:
(a) personal data is processed fairly and lawfully;
(b) personal data is always processed in accordance with good practice;
(c) personal data is only collected for specific, explicitly stated and legitimate purposes;
(d) personal data is not processed for any purpose that is incompatible with that for which the information is collected;
(e) personal data that is processed is adequate and relevant in relation to the purposes of the processing;
(f) no more personal data is processed than is necessary having regard to the purposes of the processing;
(g) personal data that is processed is correct and, if necessary, up to date;
(h) all reasonable measures are taken to complete, correct, block or erase data to the extent that such data is incomplete or incorrect, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed;
(i) personal data is not kept for a period longer than is necessary, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed.
Personal data may be processed only if:
(a) the data subject has unambiguously given his consent; or
(b) processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract; or
(c) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which Eco Market Malta or any of its affiliated companies is subject; or
(d) processing is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject; or
(e) processing is necessary for the performance of an activity that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in Eco Market Malta or in a third party to whom the data is disclosed; or
(f) processing is necessary for a purpose that concerns a legitimate interest of Eco Market Malta or of such a third party to whom personal data is provided, except where such interest is overridden by the interest to protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject and in particular the right to privacy.
Personal data will be processed only if the data subject has expressly opted-in, that is, authorized to process such data. In any case, data subjects have a right to revoke such consent at any time.
- Personal Data Collected Through Eco Market Malta’s Websites or Landing Pages
The only personal data Eco Market Malta currently collects through its websites is the information you voluntarily give us when you use our site or social media pages after you would have opted-in and thus authorized us.
For example, you may use this site to contact Eco Market Malta with questions and comments. When you fill out a form on our websites, you may provide your name and other contact information, including your company’s name, your e-mail address, and your mailing address or the mailing address of your company or other personal information.
- Use of Personal Data Collected Through Eco Market Malta’s Website
Eco Market Malta uses the personal data information you provide to answer the query you will have posted through the site. Eco Market Malta uses this information to help us improve the content and functionality of our websites, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services. Eco Market Malta may use this information to contact you in the future to tell you about products or services we believe will be of interest to you. We will do so because you have opted in and thus authorized us to do so. If we do so, each communication we send you will however contain instructions explaining to you how to “opt-out” of receiving future communications should you so wish.
Similarly, we may provide “subscription” e-mail services, either directly or through affiliates, which enable you to receive current news about Eco Market Malta and its business – we will do so because you have opted in and thus authorized us to do so. If we do so, each communication we send you will however contain instructions explaining to you how to “opt-out” of, or cancel, the subscription.
- Anonymous Data Collected Through Eco Market Malta’s Websites
In addition to the information you provide when you use our websites, Eco Market Malta uses technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our websites. For example, we use technology to track how many visitors access our websites, the date and time of their visit, the length of their stay, and which pages they view. We also use technology to determine which web browsers our visitors use and the address from which they accessed our sites (for example, if they connected to an Eco Market Malta website by clicking on one of our banner ads).
This technology does not identify you personally. It simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our sites. Eco Market Malta uses this anonymous data and may share it with third parties to improve the content and functionality of our websites, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services.
- Disclosure of Your Personal Data
While no method of data transmission is guaranteed against unlawful third party interception or other misuse, Eco Market Malta uses commercially reasonable efforts to ensure protection of your data including industry-standard encryption and offline security methods in our physical facilities.
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- Data Retention
We retain personal data for no longer than necessary. What is necessary depends on the circumstances of each case, taking into acocunt the reasons that the personal data was obtained for, but is determined in accordance with our data retention guidelines.
- Subject Access Request
You are hereby informed that the law grants data subjects the right to request access to information held about them, subject to certain lawful exceptions. Should you wish to file a subject access request, kindly get in touch with us.
Eco Market Malta will provide information in response to any reasonable subject access request.
Eco Market Malta will ensure data are kept in an accessible form to facilitate subject access.
Eco Market Malta, at the request of the data subject, shall provide to the data subject, without excessive delay and without expense, written information as to whether personal data concerning the data subject is processed:
Provided that a request by the data subject as aforesaid shall only be made by the data subject at reasonable intervals.
Any such application shall be made in writing to Eco Market Malta and is to be signed by the data subject.
If such data is processed Eco Market Malta shall provide to the data subject written information in an intelligible form about:
(a) actual information about the data subject which is processed;
(b) where this information has been collected;
(c) the purpose of the processing;
(d) to which recipients or categories of recipients the information is disclosed; and
(e) knowledge of the logic involved in any automatic processing of data concerning the data subject.
- Rectification, Deletion and the Right to be Forgotten
Eco Market Malta shall, at the request of the data subject, immediately update or erase such personal data pertaining to the data subject.
Eco Market Malta shall take all reasonable efforts to notify any third party to whom the data has been disclosed about the measures undertaken as aforesaid.
- Notification of Changes to This Policy
Eco Market Malta is continually improving and adding new functionality and features to its websites and improving and adding to our existing products, services, and programmes. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law, and the changing nature of technology, Eco Market Malta’s data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, Eco Market Malta will post the changes on our websites to notify you of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently.
- Governing Law
- Dispute Resolution
Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this policy, or the breach, thereof, shall be settled by arbitration, in accordance with the provisions of the Malta Arbitration Act and the Arbitration Rules of the Malta Arbitration Centre currently in force.
Document last updated on the 28 October 2021
Terms and Conditions
We are Eco Market Malta – a name owned by Eco Events & Services Ltd, having Company Registration Number C99494, with VAT number MT28356319, based in Malta with a registered address at 89, Madonnina, Triq l-Assemblea Nazzjonali, San Gwann.
The Terms and Support pages are updated and amended on a regular basis. Please remember to check back in before you shop as the latest set will apply at the time of purchase.
Things You Shouldn’t Do
We know it’s obvious, but you must not misuse or tamper with our websites, apps, or other services (“Websites”) (e.g. hack, introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, or other technologically harmful material or carry out denial of service attacks, etc) or otherwise mess with our tech or functionality or steal our or our customers’ data. Doing any of these things may be a criminal offense, but they also get in the way of us giving our loyal customers the best service, so we take them really seriously. We will report any such breach or activity (and all information about the people carrying it out) to the relevant law enforcement authorities.
We recommend you use virus protection software when using any website, including ours. Although we have a dedicated team who work hard to stop people messing with our Website, we can’t guarantee that it will always be secure from bugs, viruses, or trouble-makers.
You are not allowed to use automated systems or software to extract data from our Website (AKA ‘screen scraping’).
Troublemakers take note: you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Eco Market Malta, its directors, officers, employees, consultants, agents, and affiliates, from any and all third-party claims, liability, damages, and/or costs (including, but not limited to, legal fees) arising from your use (or misuse) of this Website or your breach of the Terms and Conditions.
Intellectual Software, Property, and Content
Eco Market Malta owns or has permission to use the intellectual property rights in its Website and its content. These rights are protected around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You’re not allowed to:
- Use any part of the Website for commercial purposes unless you have our express permission.
- Use the Eco Market Malta logo or any Eco Market Malta brand or trademark (or any marks which are similar in color and/or design) without our express permission.
Linking to this Website
It is acceptable for you to link to Eco Market Malta’s website as long as you do so in a way that is not-commercial, is fair and legal, and doesn’t damage or take advantage of our reputation.
Please don’t link in a way that suggests any form of approval or endorsement by Eco Market Malta’ where none exists.
Our Website must not be framed on any other site without our permission.
Third-party links on this site may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or website, or for any other materials, products or services of third-parties. We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites.
Photos and videos during our events
By your presence at our events, you acknowledge that you have been informed that you may be photographed and/or filmed, which photos and footage may be used by the organiser, for marketing purposes or similar business-related activities. Since our main line of operation is public event organisation, it falls within our legitimate interest to take photos and videos. However, it is not our intention to cause distress to visitors, therefore if you do not wish that your face (or your children’s) appears on our photos or videos, please let us know and we will take it down as soon a possible.
Complaints or need to speak with us?
Occasionally things do go wrong and you may want to get in touch with us. If that happens, please contact our Support team, who will work with you to resolve any issues you’re having with our services.
If Customer Care is unable to resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you may refer your complaint to The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority: https://mccaa.org.mt
We have the right to amend, remove or vary our services and/or any part of the Website (including our Ts&Cs) at any time.
These terms and our dealings with you are subject to Maltese Law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Maltese Courts.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless ‘Eco Market Malta’, our partners, collaborators, employees, suppliers, and service providers, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal and professional fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms & Conditions or the documents they incorporate by reference or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.