Minhacasadecorada collects customers’ personal information in the course of providing customer service. If you apply for a job through the Minhacasadecorada Recruitment Portal, create a user profile, sign up for Minhacasadecorada newsletters and alerts, join our alumni community on the Alumni Centre Website, register for a conference or event, or post content in a public area of the Sites, we will collect personal information from you (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums and surveys). Your name, postal address, email address, telephone number, fax number, and any other information you supply to complete a job application may be collected as personal information.
Furthermore, we may collect data automatically regarding the device you use to access our websites. Cookies, web beacons, pixels, and clear gifs (collectively, “Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies”) placed on our Sites may be used to automatically collect information such as your Internet Protocol address, device identification, web browser, and browsing information. Information regarding your use of the Sites, such as search terms and page views, may also be gathered in an automated fashion. Information obtained in this manner may be tied to a specific identity and added to the data you voluntarily provide.
Minhacasadecorada may collect information about you from third parties, including data brokers and aggregators, in the course of its business activities and in conjunction with certain client services. Information about you that is accessible to the general public online includes your personal details, employment history, and any other information you want to make public. For the purposes of benchmarking and data analytics, we may aggregate this information with other personal data we collect from you or use it in isolation . When receiving personal information from a third party, such as Minhacasadecorada, we will always verify that the entity in question has provided explicit information on its use of the data, including disclosure to other parties.
Implementation of Information
Minhacasadecorada uses your personal information to provide the information you’ve requested, to process your requests to attend conferences and events, to tailor the content you see or receive on the Sites, to conduct research and analysis to improve our offerings, to send you marketing communications and alerts, to conduct background checks on job applicants, to monitor and improve the Sites’ performance and functionality, to publish your comments and letters to the editor, to detect and prevent fraud, and for other similar purposes. In order to deliver some services or products, like our benchmarking products, for example, it may be required to gather personal data in the course of our business activities, including in connection with certain client services. We may mix and/or analyse personal data to determine and deliver the most relevant content and services possible. Your information may be stored and used in the future should we need to get in touch with you.
We do not track your activity across third-party websites or online services over time or over time periods where you would be personally identifiable. Therefore, we do not make any changes to our data collection or usage practises in response to “do not track” signals from web browsers.
Justification for using your data in research and analysis
Our use of your personal information for these purposes is based on the following legal grounds:
- Because it is in our legitimate interests to do so, including for the purposes of promoting and preserving Minhacasadecorada and forming and maintaining contacts. Staffing and provision of services
- in part because we have your permission to do so, including when you make a profile or sign up for one of our newsletters or alerts; or for legitimate business purposes related to running our websites, like learning more about you, so we can make your time there more enjoyable;
- If we have a legal or regulatory responsibility to collect, use, or disclose specific information, we will do so only to the extent necessary to comply with the law.
International data transfers and the disclosure of personal information to recipients
Information about you that we collect through the Sites and in the course of our business activities, such as in connection with certain client services, may be shared with our subsidiaries, affiliates, and employees across our global organisation, as well as with our third party service providers located around the world. These entities and individuals may be located in countries with data protection laws that afford you fewer rights than those in your home country. The Websites are accessible from any location in the world, both via Minhacasadecorada and our third-party service providers. We have put in place the necessary legal mechanisms to protect your personal information when it is processed by Minhacasadecorada’s subsidiaries, affiliates, and third-party service providers, and when it is transferred to countries other than the country in which you currently reside, as required by applicable law. Please email us at the below address if you would want further information about these lawsuits, which may include EU Standard Contractual Clauses. You agree that information you submit through any Site may be sent to and stored in servers located anywhere in the world.
Minhacasadecorada will not share your personal information with any third parties for their marketing purposes or for any other reason without your approval or as otherwise authorised by law, with the following exceptions. Third party service providers contracted by Minhacasadecorada to offer services relating to the Sites and Minhacasadecorada’s business activities, including in connection with some client services, may be given access to your personal data in line with our client services agreements. We have safeguards in place to ensure that any time a third party is handling your data, they are doing it in a way that is consistent with this Privacy Statement and protects the privacy, availability, and integrity of your information.
Further, we may disclose your personal information to third-party service providers that perform services and activities on our behalf, such as handling recruitment materials, conducting surveys or contests, or contacting with you.
The following details about you may also be shared:
If mandated by law or court order;
- For the benefit of the police and other governmental bodies;
- We may also share your information:
- When we have reason to think that doing so is required or reasonable to prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss;
- When it is relevant to an inquiry into possible or actual criminal activity;
- If it’s necessary to provide the information in order to protect someone’s life;
- To follow the rules of the service;
- To protect our property, income, and rights
- To safeguard Minhacasadecorada, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and/or business partners against fraud;
- To aid in audits, compliance, and good corporate governance; or
- Always follow the letter of the law.
We reserve the right to transfer or disclose your information in case of a restructuring, merger, purchase, partnership, assignee, or other transfer or disposition of all or a portion of our business.
Hyperlinks to other websites
Minhacasadecorada may provide connections to external websites or material as a courtesy to our visitors. You will leave the Sites by clicking on these links. To the contrary, Minhacasadecorada disclaims any and all responsibility and liability for your use of any third-party website or the content included within. The privacy policies and terms of service of each website govern such use.
To protect user data from being compromised in any of the aforementioned ways (and more), Minhacasadecorada has put in place industry-standard technological and operational safeguards. Only licenced Minhacasadecorada staff and third-party service providers have access to personally identifiable information, and they are expected to safeguard its secret. Despite these precautions, Minhacasadecorada cannot ensure that your personal information will be secure at all times.
Minhacasadecorada keeps data for as long as the underlying business connection is active.
To the extent necessary for the purposes of defending against legal claims, using the information for analytical or historical record-keeping, or complying with our information management policies and schedules, we may also retain personal information beyond the termination of the business relationship. If you ask us to delete your information, we’ll do our best to make sure no copies are left behind. In order to exercise your rights of access, correction, and deletion, please refer to the “Your Rights” section of this Privacy Statement.
Minhacasadecorada does not knowingly collect or maintain information from anyone under the age of 16 on the Sites.
What you’re entitled to under the law
To the extent authorised by law, you may request access to your personal information so you can review, correct, or have it erased. You may also request a copy of the data we have collected on you and have any inaccuracies corrected if necessary. In some situations, you can also ask us to stop using your personal data.
We will take measures to protect your privacy and security, such as requesting a password and user ID, before granting access to your personal information. We will do our best to respond quickly to your requests for information or other actions in accordance with the legislation. Access to your personal information or full compliance with your request may be limited by various rules, for example if doing so might reveal the identity of a third party. We reserve the right to refuse your request if it is manifestly unreasonable, excessive, or otherwise unwanted or unneeded, and/or to charge a fair price for complying with your request, to the extent authorised by applicable law.
Furthermore, if allowed by local law, you may also lodge a complaint with a relevant data protection body. To stop receiving emails from Minhacasadecorada altogether.