Created: 27th May 2018 Pertinent to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations)
Worldwide Movers Africa Group is the recognition name of all Worldwide Movers Africa branches in Africa (hereinafter referred to as the “WWMWF Group”).
The WWMAF Group is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
The WWMAF Group provide a range of “Services” not limited to; Moving, Destination Services, Storage, Relocation and/or Assignment. To properly provide our Services, it will be necessary to obtain some Personal information such as your Name/s, Contact Details and other details that identify you and your family.
According to European GDPR regulations you are entitled to know the identity of your “data controller” i.e. the legal entity which determines why and how your personal data is processed. Your relevant data controller may vary, depending on how you are receiving services from us. For example:
Individuals: If you are engaging the WWMAF Group to provide services for you, then your relevant data controller is likely to be that particular WWMAF branch which is providing those services to you. A full, up-to-date list of our companies can be found out at www.worldwidemoversafrica.com.
If you have any questions regarding the above, please contact us at email@example.com
Information we collect from you
We may collect personal information (including personally identifiable information or sensitive personal data) about you and/or your family (“Your Data”) in the following ways:
- Information you give us. This is information that you and/or your family give us by filling in forms on our websites or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes when you use our websites or inquire about, or use, any of our moving, relocation and/or assignment services (the “Services”). The information may include your and /or your family’s name, address, e-mail address, phone number or other contact details, marital status, date of birth, occupation, role/title/area of responsibilities, financial and credit card information, personal description/preferences and photograph and other sensitive information (including as required by laws and regulations addressing insurance and related matters or as required to provide the Services).
- You are not required to supply any of the information that we may request, although this might limit the “Services” we are able to offer you. While we make every effort to ensure that Your Data is accurate, complete and up to date, you can help us considerably in this by promptly notifying us if there are any changes to your data.
- Information we collect about you. We collect information about you to provide “Services” that you may have registered an interest in. We, our service providers and other business partners collect certain information by using automated means, such as cookies, when you interact with our advertisements, mobile applications, or visit our website pages. This information may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, the full URLs, referring URLs and information on actions taken or interaction with our digital assets.
We, our service providers and our business partners may also collect information about your activities on our websites and other digital assets for use in providing you with content and advertising tailored to your individual interests. The information collected for these purposes may include details about things like the particular pages or advertisements you view on our websites and the actions you take on our websites and or other digital assets.
- Information we may receive from other sources. We are working closely with third parties (including, for example, your employer, business partners and technical sub-contractors, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies, financial institutions, criminal check services, government enforcement bodies) and may receive information about you from them.
How will we use your information?
We may use Your Data in the following ways:
- to provide you and/or your family with the Services (as applicable)
- to administer, operate, facilitate and manage your and/or your family’s relationship and/or account with us, and to otherwise, including contacting you or, if applicable, your designated representative(s) by post, telephone, email etc.;
- to notify you about changes to the Services;
- to operate, evaluate and improve our business (including developing new products and services, troubleshooting, data analysis, testing and research and statistical and survey purposes); managing our communications; determining the effectiveness of and optimizing our advertising; analyzing our products, services, websites, mobile applications and any other digital assets; facilitating the functionality of our websites, mobile applications and any other digital assets; to ensure the content of our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; and performing accounting, auditing, billing, reconciliation and collection activities);
- as may be required by applicable laws and regulations or requested by any relevant judicial process or governmental agency;
- to comply with industry standards and our policies.
We may also use your information for Marketing purposes subject to below:
- where you have provided your consent, to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information (such as relocation research), recommendations or advice concerning our offers, promotions, products and services, including those products and services which you request from us. If you are an existing customer (and save for where this is permitted under Applicable Data Protection Laws or where you have provided your consent to further marketing) we will only contact, you with information about goods and services similar, to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiation of a sale to you. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact only if you have consented to this, save for where this is otherwise permitted under Applicable Data Protection Laws. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, then you may send a request for us to opt out, by Contacting us at any time. (please see the How to Contact Us section below);
Disclosure of Your Data
We may share Your Data with:
- Selected third parties including:
- business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of the Services (as applicable)
- credit reference agencies for assessing your credit score where this is a condition of us providing the Services to you and/or your family and where authorized under Applicable Data Protection Law andyour employer, external medical bodies, disclosure and criminal check services, police forces and courts and relevant immigration authorities for the purposes of preparing and processing your visa application
We may also disclose Your Data to third parties:
- In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose Your Data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
- If AGM Group or substantially all its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case Your Data may be one of the transferred assets.
- If we are under a duty to disclose or share Your Data to comply with any legal obligation, or to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our group, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and risk reduction.
Data retention and transfer of data to third countries
The WWMAF Group provides Services worldwide and to perform these Services it may be necessary to transfer personal information to other countries. The personal information that we collect from you may be transferred: it may also be processed by business partners or sub-contractors who are engaged in, among other things, providing you and/or your family with the Services, the processing of your personal details and the provision of support services. Assurances of adequate protection to Personal data are obtained whether it be by vendor contracts, Data Processing Agreements, Privacy Shield, or Model Contracts.
The security of Your Data is important to us. We are committed to protecting the information we collect. We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information you provide, or we collect against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.
We store Your Personal Data only for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected, unless otherwise required or authorized by Applicable Data Protection Law. We take measures to destroy or permanently de-identify Your Data if required by law or if Your Data is no longer required for the purpose for which we collected it.
In some instances, the WWMAF Group are required to retain personal information in accordance with the law such as Tax and Audit purposes and may therefore be retained for an additional period.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites or other digital assets, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect Your Data, we cannot guarantee the security of Your Data transmitted to our websites or other digital assets that are in the Public domain; 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 unauthorized access in accordance with industry standards.
Your rights as a Data Subject
Under Applicable Data Protection Law, country dependent, you have certain rights regarding the personal information we maintain about you. We also offer you certain choices about what personal information we collect from you, how we use that information, and how we communicate with you.
You can choose not to provide personal information to us. You also may refrain from submitting information directly to us. However, if you do not provide Your Data when requested, you and/or your family may not be able to benefit from the Services, and we may not be able to provide you with information about our products, services and promotions.
To the extent provided by applicable law, you may withdraw any consent you previously provided to us, or object at any time on legitimate grounds, to the processing of Your Data. We will apply your preferences going forward. In some circumstances, withdrawing your consent to our use or disclosure of Your Data will mean that you cannot take advantage of certain Services.
Subject to Applicable Data Protection Law, you may have the right to: obtain confirmation that we hold personal information about you, request access to and receive information about the personal information we maintain about you, receive copies of the personal information we maintain about you ( paper or electronic means for portability ), update and correct inaccuracies in your personal information, object to the automated processing of your personal information including profiling, and have the information blocked, restricted, anonymized or deleted, as appropriate. The right to access personal information may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. To exercise these rights, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
You have the right to ask us not to process Your Data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting Your Data) if we intend to use Your Data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose Your Data to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by advising us before we collect Your Data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at email@example.com
Our website or other digital assets may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, 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.
If you provide us with any information or material relating to another individual, you should make sure that the sharing with us and our further use as described to you from time to time is in line with applicable laws, so for example you should duly inform that individual on the processing of their personal data and obtain their consent, as may be necessary under Applicable Data Protection Laws.
Data Security and Integrity
The security, integrity and confidentiality of your information is very important to us. We have implemented controls to protect data from unauthorized access, modification, disclosure and misuse. Please bear in mind that despite our best efforts to safe guard your data, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.