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MasterCard International Inc. Simplify Commerce - Privacy Notice
MasterCard International Inc. respects your privacy. This Privacy Notice applies to the Simplify Commerce Service (the “Service”) available at www.simplify.com (the “Site”).
It describes the types of personal data we collect in connection with the Service, the purposes for which we collect such personal data, the other parties with whom we may share it, the measures we take to protect the security of the data and our direct marketing practices. It also tells you about your rights with respect to your personal data, how you can reach us to update your information or get answers to questions you may have about our privacy practices.
In connection with the Service, we collect certain personal data from merchants participating in the Service (“Merchants”) and their respective service providers, developers and/or admins when an account is being created on behalf of a Merchant as part of the enrollment process to the Service. Such personal data includes, but is not limited to, business type, legal name, tax id, business start date, filing state, business address, owner name, owner date of birth, owner phone number, owner mobile phone number, owner social security number, owner address, customer service phone number, bank name, bank routing number, bank account number, username, and password..
If you create a developer account in connection with the Service, we collect personal data from you in order to operate your account. Such personal data includes, but is not limited to, First Name, Last Name, Email (doubles as Username), and Password.
We also may collect certain information by automated means such as cookies, for example to remember you. A cookie is a text file containing small amounts of information which is downloaded on your device’s memory and can subsequently be accessed by our web servers. A web beacon is an object embedded in and downloaded together with a webpage which accordingly provides information as to the viewing of that webpage. This paragraph provides you with information about these technologies and their purpose.Strictly necessary or essential cookies
Strictly necessary and/or essential cookies enable you to use the Service and to securely access the Site and its functionalities.
The following information is placed in/collected through these cookies: session ID (to remember your credentials in the course of your session); and server affinity and authentication data (to establish and maintain communication with the most appropriate servers). Session cookies are deleted when you log out of the Site.
You may reject these strictly necessary cookies by altering the cookie function of your browser. The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. However, if you reject these cookies, you will not be able to use the Service, as these cookies are strictly necessary for the Service to operate.Persistent Cookies and Web Beacons
Third-party persistent cookies are used for web analytics purposes for MasterCard's exclusive use, i.e., for managing and improving the performance and design of the Service. These are provided by Omniture and Google Analytics. The following information is placed in/collected through the third party cookies and web beacons: unique identification number assigned to your device; IP address; browser type; operating system; referring URLs; information on actions taken; dates and times of Site visits. All data collected by via these third party cookies and web beacons on behalf of MasterCard is aggregated and of a statistical nature
We may use the personal data we obtain about you to:
You have certain rights regarding the personal data we maintain about you. We offer you choices about what personal data we collect from you, how we use that data, and how we communicate with you.
You may refrain from submitting information to us. However, if you do not provide personal data when requested, you will not be able to register with the Service and we may not be able to provide you with information about the Simplify Commerce products and services.
You have the right to request access to and receive information about the personal data we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal data, as appropriate. The right to access personal data may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. To learn more, please contact us as set forth below.
We do not sell or otherwise disclose personal data we collect about you, except as described herein or otherwise disclosed to you at the time the data is collected.
We share personal data to perform the services requested through the Service. When you create an account with MasterCard, either for yourself or on behalf of a Merchant, we share your personal data with Priority Payment Systems, LLC the acquirer for the Service (“PPS”), to allow them to review and evaluate your account application, to create an account for you, to process payment transactions performed on such Merchant’s customers and to provide the Service. Since PPS will be responsible for the processing of your personal information for the above mentioned purposes you should become familiar with their privacy and data protection practices as detailed in their privacy notice available here.
We may also share personal data with our affiliates, entities that assist with payment card fraud prevention, and merchants. We may share aggregated and de-identified information with participating financial institutions and their customers. For example, we may share data to show trends about the general use of the Service.
We also may share data with our service providers who perform services on our behalf. We do not authorize these service providers to use or disclose such data except as necessary to perform certain services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements. We require these service providers by contract to appropriately safeguard the privacy and security of personal data they process on our behalf.
We also may disclose personal data about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) if we are requested by law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity. We also reserve the right to transfer personal data we hold about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. We may also disclose your personal data to potential acquirers in the event of a prospective sale or transfer. Following such a sale or transfer, you may contact the entity to which we transferred your personal data with any inquiries concerning the processing of that information.
We restrict access to personal data about you to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect personal to protect the personal data we have about you against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse, and any other unlawful form of processing. We also take measures to destroy or permanently de-identify personal information when there is no longer a business need to keep the information. The types of measures we take vary with the type of information, and how it is collected and stored.
We may transfer the personal data we collect about you to countries other than the country in which the information was originally collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the data. When we transfer your data to other countries, we will protect that data as described in this Privacy Notice and take such measures as may be reasonably required in order to ensure such transfers comply with applicable data protection laws. By providing us with your personal data you are indicating that you consent to such transfers.
This Privacy Notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal information practices. We will post a prominent notice on our websites to notify you of any significant changes to our Privacy Notice and indicate at the top of the notice when it was most recently updated. Please check this Privacy Notice and the Simplify Commerce website periodically to ensure that you are aware of any changes or updates.
To update your preferences, ask us to remove your data from our mailing lists or submit an access request for information collected through this Site or the Service, please contact us as specified below. If you are a Merchant, to exercise your data protection rights in relation to the operation of the Service performed by PPS and the relevant payment transactions, please email Simplify Customer Support at email@example.com and we will pass your email on to PPS.
If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice or if you would like us to update the data we have about you or your preferences, please click here. You may also contact us by writing to:
Global Privacy & Data Usage Officer
2000 Purchase Street
Purchase, New York 10577
Collection of Information
We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific request. This information is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example to add you to one of our mailing lists.
The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customise the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.
Distribution of Information
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.
Commitment to Data Security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.
Privacy Contact Information
By e-mail: Hollywoodkids@hotmail.com
By Phone: (323) 515-9369
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.