1 THIS POLICY AND THE TERMS
1.1 This policy (together with our TERMS and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us in conjunction with the TERMS. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
2 INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU
2.1 We will collect and process the following data about you:
2.1.1 Information you give us. This is information about you that you give us through the LOTUS1.ORG or by corresponding with us by e-mail or otherwise. The information you give us may include your name, address, company name, e-mail address, phone number, CV, personal description, photograph or any other information.
2.1.2 Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to the LOTUS1.ORG we will automatically collect the following information:
(a) technical information about the devices you use the LOTUS1.ORG on and related software, hardware and peripherals, including the Internet protocol address used to connect your device to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and
(b) information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our LOTUS1.ORG (including date and time), products you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page, location data and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
2.1.3 Information we receive from other sources. This is information we receive about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We are working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, analytics providers, information providers).
2.2 By accessing the LOTUS1.ORG you consent to the collection, use and storage of your personal information as set out herein.
3 USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
3.1 We use information held about you in accordance with the TERMS and (this list is not exhaustive):
3.1.1 to notify you about changes to our service;
3.1.2 to ensure that content from the LOTUS1.ORG is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device;
3.1.3 to administer the LOTUS1.ORG and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
3.1.4 to improve the LOTUS1.ORG to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device;
3.1.5 to allow you to participate in interactive features of the LOTUS1.ORG, when you choose to do so;
3.1.6 to measure or understand the effectiveness of content we provide to you and others, and to deliver such content to you; and
3.1.7 to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of the LOTUS1.ORG about goods or services that may interest you or them.
4 DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
4.1 You agree that we have the right to share your information (both technical and personal) with:
4.1.1 any member of our group, which means our holding company and its subsidiaries.
4.1.2 selected third parties including analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of the LOTUS1.ORG.
4.2 We may disclose your information (both technical and personal) to third parties:
4.2.1 in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
4.2.2 if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply the TERMS and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of LOTUS, our customers, or others or in relation to information security breach investigation and/or notification. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.
5 WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
5.2 Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the LOTUS1.ORG, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
5.3 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the LOTUS1.ORG; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
6 YOUR RIGHTS
6.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by notifying us.
6.2 The LOTUS1.ORG may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites or apps of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites or apps, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites or apps.
Last updated: 18 NOVEMBER 2019