Privacy Policy

Introduction

We are glad that you chose to visit the MNS Tradelinks website! We care about your privacy and the information you share with us and want you to understand how we are using and protecting the information we collect about you. MNS Tradelinks is respectful of data privacy and adopts best practices in compliance with applicable privacy laws and regulations, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation also known as GDPR.

Use of our website

Our privacy policy describes the information we collect from you and how it may be stored with us as described below.

Our website, products, content, and services are for a professional and consumer audience and are not intended for individuals under the age of 13 years old. We do not knowingly collect or store personal data provided by anyone under 13 years of age.

Note: If you are a European Union (EU) resident, there are a number of provisions in this privacy policy that apply uniquely to you.

Information we collect

MNS Tradelinks collects data about you that is limited to the kind of information that can be found on a typical business card like first name, last name, employer or company name, work address, email, and phone number.

To enhance and/or update the information that you have provided to us, we may combine it with professional information or personal. The personal data that we refer to in this document is the personal and professional information you provide, as well as information that we, both of which we typically combine as one user record.

This site also collects and stores certain information automatically using cookies and similar technologies, including IP addresses, the region or general location of a computer or device accessing the internet, browser type, operating system, page view history, and other usage information. See our Cookie Policy for further details.

However, to the extent that any cookie can uniquely identify a computer, mobile device, or tablet (“Device”), or the person using that Device, and you are an EU resident, under the GDPR, this is personal data.  Therefore, this privacy policy shall apply to such personal data collected by MNS Tradelinks.

We may use third-party advertising companies to collect data and/or serve ads when you visit our website or application. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites or applications in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. Please keep in mind that your browser settings may not permit you to control the technologies utilized by these third-party companies.

How we collect the data

We may collect your personal data when you register to receive any of the products, content, or services offered by MNS Tradelinks or its sponsors such as subscriptions, contests, newsletters, memberships, etc.

If you do not provide such personal data, we cannot deliver the products, content, or services.

We may share the personal data we collect about you with the third-party companies so that we can provide you with information about products, content, and services that might interest you, and for internal analytical and business development purposes.

Security of your personal data

MNS Tradelinks secure your personal data includes technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorized use, access, inadvertent disclosure, alteration, and destruction, and we require the third parties we contract with to support MNS Tradelinks business operations to employ reasonable security measures as well.

We update and test security on an ongoing basis and restrict access to your personal data to only those who need to know in order to provide MNS Tradelinks products, content, or services to you.

We may store your personal data using MNS Tradelinks’ own secure on-site servers or other internally hosted technology. Your personal data may also be stored by third parties, via cloud services or other technology, to whom MNS Tradelinks has contracted, to support MNS Tradelinks business operations.

These third parties do not use or have access to your personal data other than for cloud storage and retrieval, and MNS Tradelinks requires such parties to employ at least the same level of security that we use to protect your personal data.

  • Uses of your personal data
  • To communicate with you
  • To deliver what you request
  • To improve our service
  • To present offers that may be of interest to you

The GDPR requires data collectors, such as MNS Tradelinks, to have a legal basis to use the personal data of EU residents. Therefore, this below information shall apply to any such personal data collected by MNS Tradelinks.

MNS Tradelinks uses the personal data that you provide to supply you with high-quality products, content, and services as you request, to send important notices, and for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to provide you with the information you need to make the most informed technology purchasing decisions.

We may also use your personal data to offer you products, content, or services that may be of interest to you, based upon your interests or the preferences you shared with us and may share your personal data with third party sponsors of content, events, and other services or offers.

The legal basis for processing your personal data is your consent. In certain circumstances, we may otherwise process your personal data if MNS Tradelinks has a legitimate interest in doing so and MNS Tradelinks is not infringing any of your rights and freedoms.

When MNS Tradelinks processes your personal data for MNS Tradelinks’ legitimate interests, MNS Tradelinks will consider and balance any potential impact on you and your rights under data protection and any other relevant law. Our legitimate business interests do not override your interests. MNS Tradelinks will not use your personal data in circumstances where your rights and freedoms override our legitimate interests unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law.

Your personal data with third-party companies

If you are an EU resident, MNS Tradelinks will only share your personal data with third parties outside of the MNS Tradelink, with your consent.

For content and services that may interest you or that you request

We may also share your personal data with third parties we have contracted with to support MNS Tradelinks business operations including delivery, fulfillment, payment processing, email deployment, suppression list management, and data processing.

MNS Tradelinks partners with third-party sponsors to make available a large library of content to our users, such as services or offers.  In return for access to such offers, we may ask you to provide us with personal data as part of the registration.

We may use your personal data to send you the offer you request. In addition, your personal data may be shared with the sponsor(s) of the offer to communicate with you regarding the offer, as well as additional products, content, or services that may be of interest to you.  Please note that once your personal data is shared with the sponsor, the sponsor’s privacy policy, including information on how to opt out in the future, will apply to your personal data.

Your personal data may be shared when authorized by law or necessary to comply with a valid legal process.

If part or all the ownership of MNS Tradelinks or any of its products or services are sold or transferred, your personal data will be transferred to the new owner.

We retain your personal data for the duration of your business relationship with us, and we hold your information only as long as necessary for each purpose we use it unless we have obtained your consent to use it for another or similar purpose.

Rights and preferences as per your need

If you inform us that you want your personal data erased (if you are an EU resident), or that you no longer wish for us to communicate with you for marketing purposes, or to otherwise restrict MNS Tradelinks processing of your personal data, we may retain some basic information in order to avoid sending you unwanted materials in the future and to keep a record of your request and our response.

You will be able to set your preferences as below,

  • Confirming your personal data
  • Erasing your personal data
  • To opt-out of marketing communications
  • To restrict processing of your personal data

If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints about MNS Tradelinks’ personal data practices or this privacy policy, we encourage you to get in touch with us.

For contacting us, you can visit our contact us page.