Privacy Policy

Modern Times Group MTG AB, 556309-9158, Skeppsbron 18, Box 2094, 111 30 Stockholm, Sweden (MTG, we, us or our) is the data controller in respect of your personal data and is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and personal integrity when you are browsing through mtg.com (our Services). This Privacy Policy will help you understand what personal data we collect about you, why it is collected and how it is used by us. It will also clarify how you can exercise your rights when you are trusting us to handle your personal data for you.

We ask that you take a moment to read this Privacy Policy carefully and familiarise yourself with its content. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact us by using the contact information provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.

Please note that our Services may contain links to and from websites that can be held by our affiliated partners. If you follow a link to any of these websites or use third party services, you should be aware that they have their own privacy policies and that we do not assume any liability for their processing of your personal data. Therefore, please make sure to read their privacy policies before providing your personal data to them.

 

What personal data we collect from you and why?

When you subscribe to MTG’s press releases and reports using our Service, we collect personal data about you based on your consent to facilitate the delivery or regulatory and general press releases to your email inbox automatically once they are published on our Service.

Personal data that you actively provide to us is your e-mail address.

We may also collect other information regarding your use of our Services through cookies and other similar technologies. You can find out more about this in our Cookies Policy.

Is it mandatory for you to provide your personal data?

Personal data that we request from you is required for us to provide our Service’s subscription feature for administrative and technical reasons. You can unsubscribe from our Service’s communications at any time by using the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email you received from us or by contacting comms(at)mtg,com.

Who might we share your personal data with?

Intra-group transfers

We may disclose your personal data to other companies within the MTG group if it is necessary for administrative purposes or the provision of our Services to you. MTG group companies who have access to your personal data follow practices consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Third parties for security or other legitimate reasons

We may also disclose your personal data to third parties, if we reasonably believe that disclosure of such personal data is necessary:

• to comply with valid legal obligations including subpoenas, court orders, governmental requests or search warrants, and as otherwise authorized by law;
• to protect our rights or property, or the safety of our customers or employees;
• to protect against fraudulent, malicious, abusive, unauthorized or unlawful use of or subscription to our Services and to protect our network, Services, devices and users from such use;
• to advance or defend against complaints or legal claims in court, administrative proceedings and elsewhere;
• as part of mergers & acquisitions, provided that the prospective buyer or seller agree to respect your personal data in a manner consistent with our Privacy Policy;
• to outside auditors and regulators.

Third party suppliers

We may use third party suppliers to perform services for us such as to provide the infrastructure and IT services (including but not limited to data storage), to provide customer services, process customer inquiries and perform other statistical analyzes. In the performance of these services the third-party suppliers may have access to your personal data but is only authorized to process it strictly on our behalf and in accordance with our instructions.

Where do we process your personal data?

The personal data that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), including at destinations that are not subject to a decision by the European Commission establishing an adequate level of protection of personal data. It can be shared with other companies within the MTG Group, processed by staff working for us or for one of our suppliers, located outside the EEA. Such personnel may for example be involved in the fulfillment of your subscription request and execution of our support services. We will take all reasonable necessary steps to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and have adopted appropriate safeguards to protect it. If you wish to have further information on or a copy of these safeguards, please contact us using the contact information provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.

How long do we keep your personal data?

We will only keep your personal data for as long as we consider necessary for the fulfilment of your subscription request, that we have described above under “WHY DO WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA”, after which we will securely delete or in some cases anonymise your personal data. We do regular status checks to review when personal data needs to be deleted. However, as we process your personal data for various purposes, the actual period for which the personal data will be stored will depend on the circumstances.

How do we protect your personal data?

Safeguarding your personal data is a priority for us. Any personal data that you provide to us is stored on secure servers and we use rigorous procedures to protect against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal data.

Although we work hard to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee that our safeguards will prevent every unauthorized attempt to access, use or disclose personal data. However, we maintain security and incident response plans in the event of a physical or technical incident to handle this in a timely manner and limit any negative effect of such incident.

How can you access your personal data?

We understand that you may at times need further information from us regarding your personal data and how it is processed or that you may wish to update or correct the personal data you have provided us with. In light hereof, you have inter alia the following rights:

Right to access your personal data: you have the right to obtain confirmation from us as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and information.

Right to rectification of personal data: if you find that personal data that we process about you is inaccurate, you have the right to have us correct such personal data.

Right to erasure of personal data (right to be forgotten): under certain circumstances, such as if your personal data has been unlawfully processed or you have withdrawn your consent (if the processing of your personal data is based on consent), you have the right to request and obtain erasure of your personal data from us.

Right to restriction of processing: under certain circumstances, such as if you question the accuracy of your personal data or you have objected to our legitimate purpose to process your personal data, you have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data until a solution has been found.

Right to object to processing: under certain circumstances, such as if you question our legitimate interest to process your personal data, you have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to such processing.

Right to data portability: if your personal data is processed by automated means based on your consent or for the fulfilment of our contractual relationship, you have the right to request that we provide you with your personal data on a machine-readable format for transmission to another data controller.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority: you have the right to lodge a complaint regarding our processing of your personal data with your supervisory authority.

Please contact us using the contact details provided below to make a request in respect of your rights. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to respond to your request within 30 days of receiving such request. If we cannot honour your request within the 30-day period, we will let you know the reasons why and when we expect to be able to fulfil your request.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Therefore, you should make sure to review the latest version of this policy on a regular basis. We will post any Privacy Policy changes here and, if the changes are significant, we will provide you with a more prominent notice such as an email notification. If we change this Privacy Policy in a way that will affect how we use your personal data, we will advise you of the choices you may have as a result of those changes. We will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review.

Contact

The data protection officer in respect of the mtg.com may be contacted by email comms(at)mtg.com.

We welcome any questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy which should be sent to comms(at)mtg.com.

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