The General Terms below are complicated legal terms that serve to protect us and make it clear the privacy terms that will apply to users of MenuAids services. These terms below are here to give you a simple explanation of what the General Terms really mean in plain English.
However, these plain English terms are not legally binding and the General Terms are still the legal terms that will apply if anything goes wrong.
You can unsubscribe from the Platform at any time by sending an email to email@example.com or by cancelling your subscription via the "Subscriptions" tab in the Platform.
The Personal Information we collect about you, when you register as a User, may include, but is not limited to:
We collect Personal Information from you when you use the Service available on our Platform such as; visiting the Website, registering as a User, and using the App.
To enable us to improve our existing services and create new features, we collect information about the way you use the Service, including the transactions you enter into on the Platform, your feedback rating, the successful tasks you make, comments on each submitted task and transactions you enter into with our service providers.
We only collect the data that is necessary:
We automatically collect some information from your device when you use the Platform. For example, we collect your session data, including your IP address, the navigation software used and the reference site. We may collect information about your online activity on the Platform, such as reviewed content, pages visited and searches. We automatically collect this type of information to try to better understand your interests and preferences and to better personalise your experience. We also collect Personal Information in order to help protect MenuAid and other Users from misuse and fraud.
Your Personal Information may be collected by MenuAid in order:
We want to make it easy for you to take advantage of related opportunities on our Platform. One way we do this is by sending you emails that contain information about items and tasks of interest to you in our Service. We believe that these emails will provide you with useful information about special offers available on our Platform. You have the option to change the types of emails you receive or unsubscribe from these emails at any time.
You will receive marketing messages from us if you have given your consent, if you have requested or if you use the Service to access products or experiences from us and if you have not opted out of receiving marketing messages.
In addition, from time to time, we may share information with certain third-party companies with which Menu has a business relationship. These companies may send you offers based on the information you have provided us and by using the Service you consent to receiving such information. We have the right to share your data when we investigate suspicious activity of Users. In such an instance we may have to share the User's IP address and/or email to administrators of other platforms.
Where we are required by applicable law, we will seek your consent prior to sharing your Personal Information with such third parties for marketing purposes. Also, you can opt-out of having your Personal Information shared with third parties for those parties' direct marketing purposes by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or via the Platform.
We will never sell your Personal Information in any circumstance to a marketing company.
MenuAid is a New Zealand company with its head-office located in Christchurch, New Zealand. For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), New Zealand is considered a country that provides adequate protections for Personal Information, as confirmed by the European Commission in Commission Decision 2013/65/EU.
MenuAid uses third-party service providers (such as managed hosting providers, card processors, CRM systems, and technology partners) to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage and other services that we use to operate the Service. Some of these providers may not be located in New Zealand.
By using the Service or submitting any Personal Information to MenuAid via the Service, you consent to MenuAid and its authorized service partners using your Personal Information in New Zealand in order to make the Service available to you.
We will only retain your Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or statutory reporting requirements.
In order to determine the appropriate retention period for Personal Information, we consider the following factors; the amount, nature and sensitivity of the data, potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the purposes for which we process your Personal Information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means.
We may retain certain information subsequent to the termination of your account, for example, if it is necessary to fulfil our legal obligations or to exercise, to maintain security, to prevent fraud and abuse and to defend or enforce our rights.
MenuAid has appointed a Privacy Officer who can be contacted at email@example.com.
If you decide to terminate your account, we will deactivate it, and remove your Personal Information. Remember that once your account is closed, you will no longer be able to log in and access your Personal Information. You can, however, open a new account at any time.
By emailing our Privacy Officer, you have the following rights with regard to your Personal Information:
To exercise your rights you can file a request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your Personal Information (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that Personal Information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. In an effort to speed up our response, we may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request.
Whenever you visit our Service, MenuAid collects information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s IP address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.
Cookies are files with small amounts of data that is commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the Platform and are stored on your device's hard drive.
Our Platform uses these “cookies” to collect information and to improve our Service for users (for example to temporarily remember your session in order to not ask you to fill this information again each time you visit the Platform or go from one page to another). Some other cookies are used to generate statistics or to remember your preferences.
You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our Service.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
We want to inform our Service users that these third parties will never have Personal Information disclosed to them by MenuAid.
The security of your data is important to us. We endeavour to follow generally accepted standards to protect the Personal Information supplied to us.
MenuAid's data is encrypted and securely stored via Laravel storage and database services. Information regarding Laravels privacy and security can be found here. All account passwords are hashed.
However, no internet platform can guarantee perfect security, and we implement and maintain appropriate measures to protect the Personal Information you provide us with.
The Platform includes links to services such as Facebook. After clicking on the link you will be redirected to the page of the respective provider, i.e. only after clicking on the link, User information will be transferred to the respective provider. For information on the handling of your data when using the website of other providers, please check the respective data protection information of these providers.
The Service is not intended to be used by anyone under the age of 18. If we discover that a person under 18 is using the Service, we will delete any Personal Information provided.