Cookies Policy

Information Mann Island Collects from You

Personal information you volunteer or which we may infer

Any domain name information that we collect is not used to personally identify you but is instead aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the Website, pages viewed. We use this information to measure the use of our Website and to improve its contents. However, additional services may be available if we have certain information about you.

We may collect the following information:
A list of the products and services you express an interest in when you use the Website;
Your name and contact information, including email address and company details which you may submit to us when you interact with the Website; and
Information regarding your personal or professional interests, demographics, experiences with our products and contact preferences in order to provide you with further correspondence about our products and services.

If you do not provide the information we need, we may not be able to provide our services to you. Where you provide us with the personal information of third parties you should take steps to inform the third party that you need to disclose their details to us, identifying us. We will process their personal information in accordance with this Policy and our Data Protection Statement.

We may intercept and monitor your communications

To the extent permissible by law, Mann Island may implement systems designed to intercept and monitor your communications with Mann Island’s Associates. As part of this process of intercepting and monitoring these communications, we may record such communications for disclosure on the basis set out in this Policy.

Personal information we collect automatically

When you use the Website, Mann Island automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser or mobile platform, including your location, IP address, cookie information, and the page you requested. We treat this data as non-personal information, except where we are compelled to do otherwise by law or legal authority.

Mann Island only uses this data in aggregate form and we may provide this aggregate information to our partners about how our customers, collectively, use the Website, so that our partners may also understand how users make use of the Website.

Linking

We may link to other websites which are not within our control. Once you have left our Website, we are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the third party’s website in question.

Cookies

As we mentioned above, we use cookies on our Website. Cookies are files that store information on your hard drive or browser allowing our Website to recognise that you have visited it before. For more information on cookies, see the Privacy and Cookies Section below.

What We Do With the Information

We use your information to provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • To provide you with services you have requested and notify you about important changes or developments to these services;
  • To respond to your inquiries and/or complaints or process your requests in relation to your information;
  • To follow up as part of our customer care procedures;
  • To update our records about you;
  • For internal record keeping;
  • To contact you for market research purposes and/or administer offers to you;
  • To improve our products and services;
  • For fraud prevention and detection, and to comply with applicable laws and regulations;
  • In relation to competitions and other promotions;
  • To evaluate the effectiveness of our marketing and for research, training and statistical analysis with the aim of improving our services; and
  • To make our Website easier for you to use and to provide you with access to certain parts of the Website.

Mann Island processes your personal information for the purposes outlined above where:

  • The processing of your personal information is necessary to perform a contract or enter into a contract with you;
  • The processing of your personal information is necessary for us to comply with legal and regulatory obligations; or
  • The processing is necessary to support our legitimate interests in managing our business (or those of a third party) provided such interests are not overridden by your interests and rights.

Your Right to Object – Please note that you have a right to object to the processing of your personal information where that processing is carried out for our legitimate interests.

Where required by applicable law, where we send you direct marketing, we will obtain your consent for this, which you may withdraw at any time.

How Long do we Keep Your Information

We are required to ensure that your personal information is accurate and maintained in a secure environment for a period of time no longer than necessary for the purposes for which we are processing your personal information. We generally keep personal information collected via the Website in accordance with the timeframes set out in any relevant legislation which applies to the personal information provided to us. However, in some cases we may need to keep personal information for longer (e.g., where we are required to do so in accordance with legal, regulatory, tax or accounting requirements, or dealing with complaints, legal challenges or prospective litigation).

Sharing Your Information

We may disclose your personal information to the following third parties:

  • Other companies in the Mann Island group of companies;
  • Selected third parties to provide us with services, including companies that provide us with technical support and assistance in respect of the Website, companies that provide back-office services, companies that provide hosting services or, that track the
  • Website’s activities and analytics, and companies engaged to market and distribute Investec products and/or services;
  • Professional advisers, judicial, regulatory and law enforcement bodies; and
  • A third party that acquires all or part of our assets or shares, or that succeeds us in carrying on all or a part of our business, whether by merger, acquisition, reorganisation or otherwise.

Accessing Your Personal Information

You have a right in certain circumstances to: (i) request access to and rectification or erasure of your personal information; (ii) obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of your personal information; and (iii) ask for a copy of your personal information to be provided to you, or a third party, in a digital format. If you wish to exercise any of your rights in this regard please contact us using the contact details set out below. You also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of your personal information with your local data protection authority.

How to control and delete cookies

Mann Island will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by Mann Island websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of Mann Island websites.

If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie.

For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Local shared objects (Flash Cookies)

Mann Island uses the Adobe Flash Player to deliver services throughout our sites. To improve user experience, Local Shared Objects – or Flash Cookies as they are commonly known – are employed to provide features such as auto-resume and for saving your preferences. Flash Cookies are stored on a user’s terminal much the same as cookies are, however it is not possible to manage them at browser level in the same way.

How to disable Flash Cookies

The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies either for a specific domain like Mann Island.com or for all websites – see https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for details. Please be aware that restricting the use of Flash Cookies may affect the features available to you for Flash based applications.

Please note that if you disable your Flash cookies for an Mann Island website you will be unable to play flash content.

Third Party Cookies

Google Analytics

Mann Island uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the Mann Island websites and compile reports for us on activity on the website.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the Mann Island websites, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

For more information on the cookie set by Google Analytics, including information on how to opt out please go to: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

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