Last Modified: November 11, 2020

 

Kingfisher Consultancy (the “Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) is the owner and operator of the website located at www.pie.properties (“Website”) and the PIE mobile application (“App”) available through Google Play and App Store. The Website and the App are collectively referred to as the “Platform”.

 

1.  Who is covered by this Privacy Policy?

 

Persons who access the Platform, and who subscribe to receive marketing material from us (“users”) are covered by this Privacy Policy.

 

In the event a person who is excluded from accessing the Platform by our Terms and Conditions gains access to the Platform in violation of the Agreement, such a person is still covered by this Privacy Policy. Persons under the age of 13 (“child” or “children”) are excluded from our Platform. If you are under the age of 13, you are prohibited from accessing the Platform.

 

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the personal data we collect from sources outside the Platform.

 


 

2.  Definitions

 

Any use of the following terms in this Privacy Policy shall have the meaning as defined hereunder:

Here is an example of the core Gutenberg table block.

 

  • Data Controller:
    means “the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law” as defined in Article 4(7) of the General Data Protection Regulation;

  • Data Subject:
    means a natural person whose personal data is processed by the Company and its processors;
  • GDPR:
    means the General Data Protection Regulation 2061/679;

  • Personal Data:
    means “any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person” as defined in Article 4(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation;

  • Processing:
    means “any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction” as defined in Article 4(2) of the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Service:
    means the provision of the Platform.

  • “You” or “Your”:
    refers to the individual user who makes use of the Service.

 


 

3.  How do we collect and use your information?

 

We collect information about you in multiple ways including information that you submit directly to us when using our Services, information that we automatically collect from your use of the Platform, and information that we obtain about you from third-party services.

 

We will only collect and process your information if we have a lawful basis for processing your information which may include your consent, our contractual obligations, or our legitimate interest in processing your personal data which does not override your rights.

 

Please note that you have the right to decline to submit any personal data when requested by the Company. However, you understand that if you refuse to provide any information that is required for the provision of our Platform, your refusal may lead to some Platform functionality being unavailable to you.

 

We collect your personal data in the following situations:

  • When you sign-up for a user account
    We collect your personal data when you sign up for a user account on the Platform. You can sign-up using your existing social media account or sign-up using a valid email address.
    If you sign-up on the Platform using your social media accounts such as Linkedin, Facebook, or Twitter, we will collect some information about you from the third-party social media service provider such as your name, age, and other publicly available information in accordance with the authorization procedures of the third party social media service provider.

    How do we use your user account data?
    We use this data for the following purposes:
    • To enable you to log into your user account on the Platform;
    • To enable you to share some content from the Platform with your connections on such third party social media service.
    • To enable you to save your searches, preferences, and requests.

Lawful basis
Our lawful basis for processing this data is the performance of our contract with you as provided in Article 6(1)(b) of the GDPR.

Data Retention Duration
We retain this data for as long as your user account is active on the Platform. We will remove this data from our records within six months from the date of your user account termination unless we have other lawful grounds to process this data.

  • When you send us an inquiry
    We collect your personal data when you send us your inquiries by completing the contact form on our Platform. We ask you to provide us with your full name, your email address, and the content of your inquiry.

    How do we use your data?
    We use your personal data to respond to your inquiries.

    Legal Basis of Processing
    The legal basis for our processing of this personal data is our legitimate interest as provided in Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.

    Data Retention Duration
    If you are a user account holder, we will retain this data for the entire duration that your user account is active on the Platform and we will delete this data within one month from the date of your account termination.
    If you are not a user account holder, we retain the personal data associated with your inquiry for a maximum period of six months from the date of the last communication. We will safely delete all inquiry related data from our records after the lapse of the six month period unless we are required to keep this information on other lawful grounds.

 

  • When you subscribe to receive marketing material
    When you subscribe to our newsletter, we collect your full name and your email address.

    How do we use your data?
    We use this data to send you our newsletter and other promotional material that we believe you would find interesting.

    Legal Basis of Processing
    Our legal basis for processing this data is your consent, which you freely grant us when you opt-in to receive marketing material from us as set out in article 6(1)(a) of GDPR.

    Data Retention Duration
    We will only retain personal data associated with your subscription as long as you are subscribed to receive marketing material. You can withdraw your consent at any time by clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of our marketing email. If you unsubscribe from our newsletter, we will immediately stop processing your personal data for our direct marketing purposes and remove you from our mailing list.

 

  • Technical Data
    We may automatically collect some technical data from you when you access our Platform including but not limited to your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and version, hardware mode of your device, your time zone setting, and other similar information.

    How do we use your data?
    We use this data for purposes, including but not limited to:
    • Maintaining and improving our Service; and
    • For detecting and preventing spam or other similar unauthorized activities.

Legal basis of processing
Our lawful basis for processing this data is our legitimate interest, which does not override your data rights as set out in article 6(1)(f) of GDPR.

Data Retention Duration
We will only retain this data for as long as we require it for our internal business purposes.

 

  • Location Data
    Every time you access the Platform, we automatically collect information about the location of your device.

    How do we use your data?
    We use this data to display location-relevant content to you. Please note that you have the choice to refuse the collection of location data when requested.

    Legal basis of processing
    Our legal basis for processing this data is your consent, which you freely grant us allowing us to access your location data as set out in article 6(1)(a) of GDPR.

    Data retention
    We will only retain this data for a period of 30 days from the date of collection.

 

  • Cookies Data
    We may also collect some data through the use of cookies, pixels, and tags when you visit our Website.

    How do we use your data?
    We use third-party tools that make use of cookies, including Google Analytics that collects your IP address.

    Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google Inc that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Website. Google may share this data with other services owned and operated by Google Inc.

    If you do not wish your personal data and activities to be tracked, you can easily install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout – for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their personal information from being collected and used by Google Analytics. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

    Legal basis of processing
    The legal basis for our processing of this personal data is our legitimate interest as provided in Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.

    Data retention
    To learn more about the duration for which various cookies are stored, please visit our cookie policy.

 


 

4.  Disclosing your personal data

 

We do not sell or rent your personal data to any third party. However, we may disclose your personal data to third parties as outlined hereunder:

  • Our employees and service providers
    We will share and disclose your data to our employees, contractors, and other service providers who need access to such data to deliver our Service to you.

  • Merger or acquisition
    If we sell or otherwise transfer any part or whole of our business, we reserve the right to transfer your personal data as part of our assets to the entity that acquires or merges with our Company.

  • Valid requests for information
    We may be required to disclose your personal data to local and international government authorities, law enforcement bodies, courts of law, or other government agencies as and when required for compliance with the law.

  • Enforcement of rights or to defend ourselves
    We may also disclose your information during any legal action or proceedings to assert our rights and interests under our Agreement with you or to defend any legal claims you or another party makes against us.

  • Email distribution tools
    If you subscribe to receive newsletters or other marketing material from us, we will use third-party email distribution tools to send emails to you. Your name and email address will be stored on these email distribution tools.

  • Anonymous statistical data
    We may share anonymous statistical data we collect from you during your use of the Service with third parties for our business purposes.

 


 

5.  Security of your data

 

The security of your data is important to us, and we take all reasonable and commercially viable steps to protect your data from unauthorized access, use, modification, destruction, or loss. Despite our use of best practices, you understand and accept that no mode of transmission over the internet is completely secure, which is why we cannot offer any guarantees as to the absolute security of your data.

 


 

6.  Transfer of your data

 

The Company is operating from Egypt, and we may sometimes share your personal data with third parties who are located in countries different from where your data is collected. If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA), we may transfer your data to third countries where data protection laws are less stringent than those in the EEA.

 

Whenever we transfer your data to any third country that does not have adequate data protection, we will take steps to ensure that your personal data receives the same level of protection as provided within the EEA. We will use safeguards, including Standard Contractual Clauses as provided by the European Commission to ensure your privacy rights are protected by the receiving entity in such a third country.

 


 

7.  Your data rights

 

If you are currently in the EEA, your rights relating to your personal data that we hold are as follows:

 

  • Right to access your personal data
    As a data subject, you may ask us to provide you with a copy of all your personal data that we have for you.

 

  • Right to rectification
    You have the right to rectification of any incorrect or incomplete information. You can exercise your right by sending us an email at the contact information provided at the bottom of this Privacy Policy with your rectification request.

 

  • Right to withdraw consent
    If you subscribe to receive any direct marketing material from us by opting-in, you can withdraw your consent by clicking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of our marketing email or by contacting us with your request.

 

  • Right to erasure of personal data
    In limited circumstances, you may have the right to request the erasure of your personal data, such as where you have a reason to believe that your personal data is being processed unlawfully or where the personal data is retained for longer than specified in our data retention policies.

 

  • Right to lodge a complaint
    If you believe that our privacy practices infringe on your privacy rights, we will appreciate it if you would contact us to discuss the matter first by sending an email to support@pie.properties. If you are dissatisfied with our response, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection authority.

 


 

8.  Third-Party Links

 

Our Platform contains links to third-party websites that are not owned or operated by us. Should you decide to click on any such third party links, you will be directed to such a third party’s website. These third-party websites are governed by their own Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. We encourage our users to review the third-party Terms and Privacy Policy before making use of such a third party website. The presence of any third party links on our Platform does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation of such third party, and we cannot be held responsible for such third party’s actions.

 


 

9.  Changes

 

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by email (if you have consented to receive communication from us) or by updating the last modified date on the top of the webpage where this Privacy Policy appears. It is solely your responsibility to periodically review this Privacy Policy to familiarise yourself with any changes.

 


 

10.  Data Controller

 

The Company is the data controller for the personal data that we collect from you through the Platform. If you have any questions relating to our privacy practices, this Privacy Policy, or if you wish to exercise your data rights, please contact us at:

 

e-mail:             support@pie.properties

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