We, MaxWeb Inc, take the protection of your personal data very seriously and strictly adhere to the rules laid out by data protection
laws and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR-EU and GDPR-UK).
This privacy notice gives you information on how we collect and process your personal data through your use of this site and any data you may provide if you contact us regarding our products and services.
Our appointed Data Protection Officer (DPO) is responsible for monitoring and providing guidance with our GDPR status. If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact us using the contact information in section 15 of this privacy notice.
2. Why we Collect your personal information
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To perform the actions for which you specifically provided the information (for example, enabling us to process, validate, and verify purchases).
- To register you as a client and establish an account for you.
- To contact you about our new or existing MaxWeb Inc products and services, special offers or other promotions.
- To contact you about third-party services, special offers or other promotions.
- To deliver services, such as newsletters, events, training or software, that you request or purchase.
- To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate.
- To personalize the content and advertising that you see to match your preferences.
- To personalize the content and advertising that you see to match your preferences.
3. Lawful Basis Of Processing Information
We only collect and use personal information about you when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we use it where:
- The data subject (you) has given consent to the processing activity taking place.
- If the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract
- If the processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject
- If the processing in necessary for the purpose of the legitimate interest pursed by us or our partners.
Where legitimate interest is identified as a lawful basis, we will undertake a legitimate interest assessment which is a three-part test covering:
The purpose test – to identify the legitimate interest
Necessity test – to consider if the processing is necessary for the purpose identified
Balancing test – considering the individual’s interests, rights or freedoms and whether these override the legitimate interests identified.
4. What Information we collect and where from
We collect personal information from you, for example, if you register to our website, request product information,
call us or use any of our services. The categories of personal information that we may collect, store and use about you include:
- IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access tines, referring website addresses.
- Bank account information
- Social security number
- Name, address, telephone number, email.
When you register for an account or make a payment or order or accept orders on or through the Website, we collect certain personally identifiable information, which may include your name, address, bank account information, or social security number. We may also collect certain personal information about your contacts, including name and address, when fulfilling an order. When you provide us information about your contacts, we will only use this information for the specific reason for which it was provided.
Automatic Web Usage Information. We also collect certain information about your computer hardware and software as you use our website and services. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service and the Website, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Website.
We also collect information about which pages are visited within the Website. This Website visitation data is identified only by a unique ID number, and it is never linked with personal information unless a user consents as described below.
5. How Long we Keep Information For
We ensure that your personal data is only retained for the period that we need it for, or in accordance with laws, regulations and professional obligations that we are subject to. All personal information collect has a defined retention period, which is in-line with our retention policy. If you would like to find out how long your information is being retained, please see "additional information", section 16 of this policy.
6. Security of personal information
MaxWeb.com is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures
to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you
provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit sensitive information (such as
a credit card number) over the internet, we protect it using encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. No method of
transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially
acceptable means to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We have policies and procedures to handle any potential data security breaches and data subjects, third parties and any applicable regulators will be notified where we are legally required to do so.
We have ensured that all employees have had information security and data protection training. If you would like more details of the security we have in place, please see "additional information", section 16 of this policy.
7. Children's information
We do not knowingly collect information on children. If we have collected personal information on a child, please contact us immediately using the details in section 15, so we can remove this information without any undue delay.
8. Your individual rights
In this Section, we have summarised the rights that you have under General Data Protection Regulation. Some of the rights are complex,
and not all the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the
regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.
Your principal rights under General Data Protection Regulation are:
- Right to Object
- Right of Access
- Right to be informed
- Right to Rectification
- Right to Erasure
- Right to Restrict Processing
- Right to Data Portability
- The right to object
You can exercise this right if
- Processing relies on legitimate interest
- Processing is for scientific or historical research
- Processing includes automated decision making and profiling
- Processing is for direct marketing purposes
- The right of access
- You or any third party acting on your behalf with your authority may request a copy of the personal data we hold about you without charge.
- We will ask to verify your identity or request evidence from the third party that they are acting on your behalf before releasing any personal data we hold about you.
- The right to be informed
- We are required, to provide clear and transparent information to you about how we process your personal data. This privacy notice addresses this right.
- The right of Rectification
- If you believe the personal data we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete you have the right to correct this and you may exercise this right along with the right to restrict processing until these corrections are made.
- The right to Erasure
- If there is no legal basis or legitimate reason for processing your personal data, you may request that we erase it.
- The right to restrict Processing
- You may ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data. This means we will still hold it but not process it. This is a conditional right which may only be exercised when:
- Processing is unlawful
- We no longer need the personal data, but it is required for a legal process
- You have exercised your right to object to processing and require processing to be halted while a decision on the request to object is made.
- If you are exercising your right to rectification
- The right to data Portability
- You can request that your personal data is transferred to another controller or processor in a machine-readable format if:
- Processing is based on consent
- Processing is by automated means (i.e., not paper based)
- Processing is necessary for the fulfilment of a contractual obligation
Where you have given consent for processing, or explicit consent in relation to the processing of special category data, you have the right to withdraw this consent at any time, but this will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
10. Failure To Provide Personal Information
Where we need to collect personal data by law or in order to process your instructions or perform a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to carry out your instructions or perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you. In this case, we may have to cancel our engagement or contract you have with us, but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
When someone visits the Website, a cookie is placed on the customer's machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if
information is used to ensure we are sending information customers want to read. It is collected in aggregate form and never
linked with your personal information.
Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action tags, may be used to assist in delivering the cookie on our site. This technology tells us how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a page of the Website. We do not use this technology to access your personally identifiable information on the Website; it is a tool we use to compile aggregated statistics about Website usage. We may share aggregated site statistics with partner companies but do not allow other companies to place clear gifs on our sites. If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the Website, you will be able to view the text on the screens, however you will not experience a personalized visit nor will you be able to subscribe to the service offerings on the site.
12. Automated Decision Making
Your personal data is not used in any automated decision making (a decision made solely by automated means without any human
involvement) or profiling (automated processing of personal data to evaluate certain conditions about an individual).
Where we make an automated decision which has a legal or substantially similar effect, you have the right to speak to us and we may then review the decision, provide a more detailed explanation and assess if the automated decision was made correctly.
13. Transfers To Third Parties
We may use third parties to assist us in providing our services, and we may provide personal information to these third parties.
However, we will only share personal information with third parties if they agree to maintain the confidentiality of your personal
information and to use this information only in connection with providing services to us and assisting us in providing our services.
We may disclose your personal information to legal or government regulatory authorities in response to compulsory process or other requests for such information or to assist in investigations of theft, fraud, abuse or other alleged unlawful conduct. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties in connection with claims, disputes or litigation, when otherwise required by law, or if we determine, in our sole discretion, that disclosure is necessary in an emergency.
We may use your information to gather and provide aggregated or statistical information that is not personally attributable to you. For example, we may aggregate certain information regarding use of the services so that your usage of the services is not discernible from the aggregate usage of our services. We may use and share with third parties any information that we derive from personal information but that is not personally identifiable to you.
Your information may be stored and processed in United States or any other country in which MaxWeb Inc or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this Website, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
14. Transfers Outside Of The EEA
In this section, we provide information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be transferred and stored in
countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
We may share personal information to third parties outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). Any personal information transferred will only be processed on our instruction and we ensure that information security at the highest standard would be used to protect any personal information as required by the Data Protection laws.
Where personal data is transferred outside of the EEA to a country without an adequacy decision, we will ensure appropriate safeguards are in place prior to the transfer. These could include:
Standard Contractual Clauses
Binding Corporate Rules
An exception as defined in Article 49 of the EU GDPR
For more information about transfers and safeguarding measures, please contact us using the information in section 16.
15. Right to complaint
We take any complaints about our collection and use of personal information very seriously.
If you think that our collection or use of personal information is unfair, misleading, or inappropriate, or have any other concern about our data processing, please raise this with us in the first instance.
To make a complaint, please contact us via email on [email protected].
Alternatively, you can contact us:
By Post: MaxWeb Inc.
1201 N. Orange Street Suite #7223,
Wilmington, DE 1980,
Alternatively, you can make a complaint to the Supervisory Authority:
Data Protection Commission, 21 Fitzwilliam Square South, Dublin 2, DO2 RD28
By Website: Click Here
By Phone: 076 110 4800 / 057 868 4800
16. Additional information
We want to remind all affiliates that MaxWeb does not charge any service fees for obtaining or managing accounts within our network. If you come across any requests for service fees or payments related to your account approval or management, please report them immediately to our support team at [email protected].
Your security is of utmost importance to us, and we want to ensure that your experience with MaxWeb is completely transparent and free of any hidden fees.
17. Policy Review and Amendments
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated on 20/08/2021
We reserve the right to update this privacy notice at any time, and we will provide you with a new privacy notice when we make any substantial updates. We may also notify you in other ways from time to time about the processing of your personal information.
18. Two-Factor Authentication
Attention user: by disabling or opting out of 2FA you are putting your MaxWeb accounts at risk, including any potentially sensitive data within the MaxWeb account. Further, compromised passwords and unauthorized access can result in financial losses. By opting out/disabling two-factor authentication, you are agreeing to take the security of your MaxWeb account into your own hands. MaxWeb cannot be held responsible for any theft, fraud, leaked data, or lost access to your account if 2FA is disabled.