INTRODUCTION

This privacy policy should be taken into regard together with the Terms and Conditions of this site. This privacy policy sets out Valued People DMCC’s uses and the protection of any information that you provide to Valued People DMCC when you use this website or subscribe to our services. Valued People DMCC is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, it is guaranteed that this information will only be used in accordance with the terms and provisions of this privacy agreement. By visiting this website, you expressly agree to be bound by the terms of this policy and you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of your information in accordance with the terms of this policy. Valued People DMCC may amend this policy from time to time without notice by updating this page. Such amendments become effective from the date upon which we make them available on the website, as are signified

You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you understand any amendments or revisions. If you do not agree to the terms of this policy (including but not limited to any amendments), then you should immediately cease using the website, as it should be noted that the continued use is an acceptance of the terms of this policy and any amendments made thereto.

INFORMATION COLLECTED

This is the online Privacy Policy (“policy”) for Valued.com. This policy applies only to the activities that Valued.com engages in on its website and/or applications that can be accessed via smartphone, tablet, computer, or device and does not apply to Valued.com activities that are “offline” or unrelated to the website. Valued.com collects certain anonymous data regarding the usage of the website. This information does not personally identify users, by itself or in combination with other information, and is gathered to improve the performance of the website. The anonymous data collected by the Valued.com website can include information such as the type of browser you are using, and the length of the visit to the website. You may also be asked to provide personally identifiable information on the Valued.com website, which may include your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, date of birth, and nationality. This information can be gathered when feedback or e-mails are sent to Valued.com, when you register for services, or make purchases via the website. In all such cases you have the option of providing us with personally identifiable information. If you do not wish to provide any information that is required by the Site, then you should immediately cease using our Site and services.

You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and by the date in which the privacy policy has been “Last Modified”, identified at the top of the deliverable e-mail address and/or phone number for you and for periodically visiting this privacy policy to check for any changes.

INFORMATION COLLECTED

We collect two broad categories of information.

  1. a) Personal Information of the Users– This occurs when you create an account, update your information, make purchases, use services, redeem products and services via vouchers or otherwise, take part in promotions or send us emails. Upon the collection of such information, as a user, you provide us with information that we may store and process. Including information such as; your name, address, phone number, email address, interests and other such information that would be considered to be personal information to you, as the user.
  2. b) General Information of the Users– We may receive more general information from you as a result of your visits to, and use of, this site. This aforementioned general information does not identify you personally. Such information may include, but is not limited to; your IP address, the date and time you access the website, the length of time you spend on the website, the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our website (most often Google), and the items that you browse.

USE OF COLLECTED INFORMATION

We use the information that you provide to us and/or collect by Valued People DMCC about you for the following purposes:

  1. a)  Present our websites, apps and their contents to you, including but not limited to, providing you with information, products or services that you request from us.
  2. b)  Carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
  3. c)  Provide, improve and develop our products and services to help you get the most value out of the products you purchase, including maximizing the savings you achieve from using the products, as well as, tailoring free items to the users based on demand
  4. d)  Communicate with you about our products and services and respond to you when you contact us.
  5. e)  Display and measure our advertisements and services so we can tailor the advertisements so that they are relevant to you, including measuring the effectiveness of our advertisements and reach of our products and services.
f) Promote the security of all of our websites and apps by using the information collected to verify accounts.

Usage of the information we collect helps us to improve our websites and apps and to deliver a better and more personalized experience by enabling us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns in order to better manage the demands on our network infrastructure. This includes the storage of information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our websites and apps according to your individual interests. The intended result, is to speed up your searches and recognize you when you use our websites and apps.

All credit/debit cards details and personally identifiable information will NOT be stored, sold, shared, rented or leased to any third parties.

COOKIES

Cookies are small bits of data cached in a user’s browser. Valued.com may utilize cookies to determine whether or not you have visited the home page in the past. Thereafter the Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual, thus customizing your experience on the site. As such, the web application can then tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences, such as your unchecked out shopping cart, your account info, etc.

THIRD-PARTY INFORMATION COLLECTION
Some content or applications, including advertisements, on our websites and apps are served by third-parties, including but not limited to advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers and application providers. When you use our websites or apps or their content contained therein, certain third parties may use automatic information collection technologies to collect information about you or your device. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our websites or apps. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites, apps and other online service websites. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

USE AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

Valued People DMCC reserves the right to and may from time to time, disclose aggregated information about our users and/or visitors, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described pursuant to the terms of this privacy policy, as well as any and all amendments thereto. The personal information may be disclosed to the following parties, but is not exclusively limited to this list:

a) Our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  1. b)  Contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
  2. c)  Any buyer or other successor in interest, in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Company’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal

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information held by the Company about our websites or apps users is among the assets transferred.

  1. d)  Any individual, by which you have given permission, either express or

implied, pursuant to the use of features on the website, such as providing us with an e-mail address to use a referral service feature of our websites or apps, we will transmit the contents of that e-mail and your e-mail address to the recipients.

  1. e)  Any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  2. f)  With your consent.
  3. g)  To other users of our websites and apps, limited to, your first name; your total savings from purchasing our products to date, your social media profile pictures or other information, if you signed in via a given social media platform and have expressly authorised the use of such pictures of information in this way; How long you have been a customer and the products you have purchased; The identity of any of your Facebook friends
who is a user of our apps and also a social media friend or connection of the viewer of your profile (only your social media friends and your invited mobile device address book contacts will be allowed access).

We may also disclose your personal information to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory request. Additionally, in the event that we choose to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes. If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company, our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

OTHER WEBSITES

Valued.com is not responsible for the privacy policies of websites to which it links or had linked in the past. If you provide any information to such third parties different rules regarding the collection and use of your personal information may apply. It is the responsibility of the user to read and understand the privacy policies of any such websites. It is hereby the suggestion of Valued People DMCC that you review such third parties privacy policies before providing any data to them. Valued People DMCC makes no warranties on behalf of third parties and as such are not responsible for the policies or practices of third parties and their sites. You are hereby forewarned that our site may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. The information practices of those Web sites linked to our site are not covered by this Policy. These other sites may send their own cookies or clear GIFs to users, collect data or solicit personally identifiable information. We cannot control this collection of information. You should contact these entities directly if you have any questions about their use of the information that they collect.

SECURITY. Valued.com takes appropriate steps to ensure data privacy and security including through various hardware and software methodologies. However, Valued.com cannot guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed online.

CHILDREN. Valued.com does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18. Pursuant to the express provisions of Valued People DMCC’s Terms and Conditions, provided for on this site, Children are not permitted to use the Valued People DMCC website or services hereby provided by Valued People DMCC. Valued.com explicitly prohibits any children under the age of 18 from submitting any personal information, by its express provisions of the Terms and Conditions of this Site, together with the required verification of those Terms and Conditions. No users under the age of 18 shall submit any personal information to the website. Valued People DMCC does not retain any liability or responsibility in the event that a user/visitor under the age of 18 violates the Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy of this Site. Since information regarding children under the age of 18 is not collected and users/visitors are expressly prohibited from providing it, Valued People DMCC does not knowingly distribute personal information regarding children under the age of 18.