- PURPOSE OF OUR POLICY
- 3M DIGITAL LTD (Company number 11681453) of 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H 9JQ, London, United Kingdom (we, us or our) provides the products and services
offered via the website www.montera.co (Montera).
- For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (Act), we are the data controller.
the data that we collect about individuals that is necessary and incidental to:
- Providing Montera and other products and services we offer; and
- The normal day-to-day operations of our business.
public to understand what data we collect and store, why we do so, how we receive and/or
obtain that information, and the rights an individual has with respect to their data in our
- WHO AND WHAT THIS POLICY APPLIES TO
- We handle data in our own right and also for and on behalf of our customers and users.
however it does apply to information about the people in those businesses or companies which
collected or stored electronically or in hardcopy.
- If, at any time, an individual provides data or other information about someone other than
himself or herself, the individual warrants that they have that person's consent to provide
such information for the purpose specified.
- THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
- In the course of business it is necessary for us to collect data. This information allows us
to identify who an individual is for the purposes of our business, share data when asked of
us, contact the individual in the ordinary course of business and transact with the
individual. Without limitation, the type of information we may collect is:
- We may collect other data about an individual, which we will maintain in accordance with
- Personal Information. We may collect personal details such as an individual’s
name, work experience and other information that allows us to identify who the
- Contact Information. We may collect information such as an individual’s email
address, telephone number, third-party usernames, postal address and other
information that allows us to contact the individual;
- Financial Information. We may collect financial information related to an
individual such as any bank or credit card details used to transact with us and
other information that allows us to transact with the individual and/or provide them
with our services;
- Statistical Information. We may collect information about an individual’s
online and offline preferences, habits, movements, trends, decisions, associations,
memberships, finances, purchases and other information for statistical purposes;
- Device Information. We collect device-specific information, such as the
hardware model, operating system version, advertising identifier, unique application
identifiers, unique device identifiers, browser type, language, wireless network,
and mobile network information (including the mobile phone number); and
- Information an individual sends us. We may collect any personal
correspondence that an individual sends us, or that is sent to us by others about
the individual’s activities, including activities with our partners (such as
Facebook or Twitter).
- We may also collect non-data about an individual such as information regarding their
computer, network and browser. This may include their IP address.
- HOW INFORMATION IS COLLECTED
- Most information will be collected in association with an individual’s use of Montera sites,
products and services, an enquiry about Montera or generally dealing with us. However, we may
also receive data from other sources such as advertising, an individual’s own promotions,
public records, mailing lists, contractors, staff, recruitment agencies and our business
partners (such as Facebook or Twitter). In particular, information is likely to be collected
- Registrations/Subscriptions/Purchases. When an individual registers,
subscribes and or purchases a product, service, list, account, connection or other
process whereby they enter data details or grant access to information in order to
receive or access something, including a transaction or services;
- Accounts/Memberships. When an individual submits their details to open an
account and/or become a member with us;
- Partners. When an individual grants us access to their accounts with our
business partners (such as Facebook or Twitter).
- Supply/Contact. When an individual supplies us with goods or services. or
contacts us in any way.
- As there are many circumstances in which we may collect information both electronically and
physically, we will endeavour to ensure that an individual is always aware of when their
data is being collected.
- We may also collect anonymous data such as traffic, IP addresses and transaction statistics,
which may be used and shared on an aggregated and anonymous basis.
- HOW DATA IS STORED
- The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination
outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and with third parties. It may also be processed by
staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff
maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your
payment details and the provision of support services.
- By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.
- WHEN DATA IS USED
- In general, the primary principle is that we will not use any data other than for the
purpose for which it was collected other than with the individual’s permission. The purpose
of collection is determined by the circumstances in which the information was collected
- We will retain data for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy
Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
- Information is used to enable us to operate our business, especially as it relates to an
individual. This may include:
- The provision of goods and services between an individual and us;
- Verifying an individual’s identity;
- Communicating with an individual about:
- Their relationship with us;
- Our goods and services;
- Our own marketing and promotions to customers and prospects;
- Competitions, surveys and questionnaires;
- Investigating any complaints about or made by an individual, or if we have reason to
suspect that an individual is in breach of any of our terms and conditions or that
an individual is or has been otherwise engaged in any unlawful activity; and/or
- As required or permitted by any law (including the Act).
- If you publicly post about Montera, or communicate directly with us, on a social media
website, we may collect and process the data contained in such posts or in your public
profile for the purpose of addressing any customers services requests you may have and to
monitor and influence public opinion Montera.
- WHEN DATA IS DISCLOSED
- It may be necessary for us to disclose an individual’s data to third parties in a manner
compliant with the Act in the course of our business, such as for processing activities like
- We will not disclose or sell an individual’s data to unrelated third parties under any
circumstances [unless We employ other companies to perform tasks on our behalf and We need
to share your information with them to provide products and services to you].
- There are some circumstances in which we must disclose an individual’s information:
- Where we reasonably believe that an individual may be engaged in fraudulent,
deceptive or unlawful activity that a governmental authority should be made aware
- As required by any law (including the Act) including court orders; and/or
- In order to sell our business (as we may transfer data to a new owner).
- We will not disclose an individual’s data to any entity outside of the United Kingdom that
is in a jurisdiction that does not have a similar regime to the Act or an implemented and
ensure that any disclosure to an entity outside of the United Kingdom will not be made until
that entity has agreed in writing with us to safeguard data as we do.
- We may partner with or utilise third-party service providers (such as Gmail from Google,
Inc) to communicate with an individual and to store contact details about an individual.
These service providers may be located outside the United Kingdom, including the United
States of America.
- If the Company gets involved in a merger, asset sale, financing, liquidation or bankruptcy,
or acquisition of all or some portion of the business to another company, we may share
information with that company before and after the transaction closes.
- THIRD PARTY SERVICES, WEBSITES AND Accounts
- We may share an individual’s information with third parties for the processing and storage
of certain personal information. For example:
- all information may be processed and stored with cloud service providers (such as
Amazon Web Services);
- all payment information (if any) shall be provided to and processed by a payment
- We recommend that you read the privacy policies of third party service providers so you can
understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
- In particular, remember that certain service providers may be located in or have facilities
that are located a different jurisdiction (including outside the EEA). So if you elect to
proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider,
then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that
service provider or its facilities are located.
- As an example, if you are located in United Kingdom and your transaction is processed by a
payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in
completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation
(including the USA Patriot Act).
- We may link your account with a third party (such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Google+)
to our services to enable certain functionality, which allows us to obtain information from
those accounts (including your profile picture, friends or contacts).
- The information we may obtain from those services often depends on your settings or their
privacy policies. We recommend that you read any third party privacy policies before
entering any personal information.
- When you click on links on our store, they may direct you to third party websites. We are
not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their
us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our platform and also allows us to
improve our website. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of
- A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard
drive of your device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your
device’s hard drive. You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows
you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings
to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or
parts of our website.
- We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are
required for the operation of Montera. They include, for example, cookies that
enable you to log into secure areas of Montera.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and
count the number of visitors, track views of content and to see how users move
around Montera when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way Montera works,
for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you
return to Montera or when you have logged into Montera already. This enables us to
personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
- Tracking cookies. These enable us to track use of content from Montera (on
third party services, such as posts on social media networks), in accordance with
your third party settings.
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to
Montera, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this
information to make Montera more relevant to your interests. We may also share this
information with third parties for this purpose.
- Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers
which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical, performance
or targeting cookies.
- If you are unclear about the types of functions of cookies we use, please contact us for
- CONSENT TO COLLECTION OF DATA
- An individual may opt to not have us collect their data and communicate with them. This may
prevent us from offering them some or all of our services and may terminate their access to
some or all of the services they access with or through us. They will be aware of this when:
- Opt In. Where relevant, the individual will have the right to choose to have
information collected and/or receive information from us; or
- Opt Out. Where relevant, the individual will have the right to choose to
exclude himself or herself from some or all collection of information and/or
receiving information from us.
- If an individual believes that they have received information from us that they did not opt
in or out to receive, they should contact us on the details below.
- THE SAFETY & SECURITY OF DATA
- We will take all reasonable precautions to protect an individual’s data from unauthorised
access. This includes appropriately securing our physical facilities and electronic
- The security of online transactions and the security of communications sent by electronic
means or by post cannot be guaranteed. Each individual that provides information to us via
the internet or by post does so at their own risk. We cannot accept responsibility for
misuse or loss of, or unauthorised access to, data where the security of information is not
within our control.
- We are not responsible for the privacy or security practices of any third party (including
third parties that we are permitted to disclose an individual’s data to in accordance with
this policy or any applicable laws). The collection and use of an individual’s information
by such third parties may be subject to separate privacy and security policies.
- If an individual suspects any misuse or loss of, or unauthorised access to, their data, they
should let us know immediately.
- We are not liable for any loss, damage or claim arising out of another person’s use of the
data where we were authorised to provide that person with the data.
- HOW TO ACCESS AND/OR UPDATE INFORMATION
- The Act gives you the right to request from us the data that we have about you.
- If an individual cannot update his or her own information, we will correct any errors in the
data we hold about an individual within 7 days of receiving written notice from them about
- It is an individual’s responsibility to provide us with accurate and truthful data. We
cannot be liable for any information that is provided to us that is incorrect.
- We may charge an individual a reasonable fee for our costs incurred in meeting any of their
requests to disclose the data we hold about them.
- COMPLAINTS AND DISPUTES
- If an individual has a complaint about our handling of their data, they should address their
complaint in writing to the details below.
- If we have a dispute regarding an individual’s data, we both must first attempt to resolve
the issue directly between us.
- If we become aware of any unauthorised access to an individual’s data we will inform them at
the earliest practical opportunity once we have established what was accessed and how it was
- ADDITIONS TO THIS POLICY
frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on
the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has
been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under
what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.
with the Act.
- CONTACTING US
- All correspondence with regards to privacy should be addressed to:
3M DIGITAL LTD
You may contact us by
email in the first instance.