PRIVACY STATEMENT OF MCDONALD'S CYPRUS

Effective Date: 01/04/2018 At Family Restaurants Andreou Co Limited (“McDonald's”), we respect your concerns about privacy. This Privacy Statement (“Statement”) describes the personal information practices of McDonald's with respect to information about our customers and others who visit our restaurants, websites and mobile apps, including the types of personal information we collect, how we may use this information, and with whom we may share it.

For the purposes of the Processing of Personal Data as per the General Data Protection Regulation Family Restaurants Andreou Co Ltd ('McDonald's, 'we' or 'us') is the 'data controller' (i.e. the company who is responsible for, and determines the purpose and manner of personal data processing).

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please refer to the end of this privacy policy for information on how to contact us.

This privacy policy applies to information we collect:

1. Information We Collect

We may collect personal information about you when you visit one of our restaurants, use McDonald's websites (“Sites”), or use our web or mobile device applications (“Mobile Apps”). We refer to our Sites and Apps collectively as “Online Services”.

The types of personal information we collect may include:

The circumstances in which you provide personal information may include when you:

Information Collected Through Automated Means

We may collect information from your computer system or mobile device through automated technologies when you visit our restaurants or use our Online Services or in-restaurant technologies. These automated technologies may include cookies, local shared objects, and web beacons. Additional information regarding the use of cookies and other automated technologies is provided in the Statement below. The information we collect may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address; computer/mobile device operating system and browser type; type of mobile device; mobile device settings; the unique device identifier (UDID) or mobile equipment identifier (MEID) for your mobile device; device and component serial numbers; advertising identifier (e.g., IDFAs and IFAs) or similar identifier; the referring website or application; the linked sites, third-party websites, applications or social media where you share Online Services content; and activity related to your use of our Online Services such as the pages you visit on our Sites or in our Mobile Apps.

The providers of third-party apps, tools, widgets and plug-ins on our Online Services, such as Facebook "Like" buttons, also may use automated means to collect information regarding your interactions with these features. This information is subject to the privacy policies or notices of these providers.

Location Information

McDonald's Online Services and in-restaurant technologies may collect precise information about the location of your mobile device or computer using geolocation and location presence awareness technologies such as GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or cell tower proximity. For most mobile devices and computer systems, you are able to withdraw your permission for McDonald's to acquire this information on your location through the device or Web browser settings. If you have questions about how to disable collection of precise location information, we recommend you contact your mobile device service provider, the device manufacturer, or your Web browser provider. Please note that certain Online Services and in-restaurant technologies may not function properly without precise location information. When you access our Website from a mobile device like a tablet or phone, we receive information about your location, your device, including one or more unique identifiers for your device, and your mobile carrier. We use this information to provide you with location-based services, such as advertising, search results, and other personalized content. Most devices allow you to turn off location services.

If you would like us to delete location information we have collected, identifiable to you, please contact us at the email or postal address listed below. Please note that we may be required by law to retain certain information.

Combined Information

We may combine personal information that we collect with information we receive from other sources, information about your prior transactions with McDonald's and information that is automatically collected.

2. How We Use the Information We Collect

McDonald's may use the personal information we collect to:

We use automated information for purposes such as to (i) personalize the visitor experience in our restaurants or on our Online Services, (ii) deliver content (including advertising) tailored to our users' interests and the manner in which our users browse our Online Services or in-restaurant technologies, and (iii) manage our business. We also use this information to help diagnose technical and service problems; administer our Online Services; identify users of our Online Services; identify a device for fraud prevention purposes, to target advertising or to personalize users' experiences; and gather demographic information about our users. We also use automated information to determine usage patterns and how we may tailor our Online Services to better meet the needs of our users.

We may use the information we obtain about you in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.

3. How We Share the Personal Information We Collect

McDonald's does not sell or otherwise share personal information about you, except as described in this Privacy Statement.

McDonald's may share personal information within the McDonald's Family. The McDonald's Family includes McDonald's Corporation, its affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, vendors, and franchisees. Members of the McDonald's Family that receive this information from McDonald's are not authorized to use or disclose the information except as provided in this Privacy Statement.

McDonald's may share personal information with vendors that provide services to McDonald's, such as fulfilling orders, processing payments, providing data processing and other information technology services, administering promotions, contests, prize draws and sweepstakes, conducting research and performing analytics, and personalizing individual McDonald's experiences. We do not authorize these vendors to use the personal information or to disclose it for any purpose other than to perform services on our behalf.

Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, McDonald's decides to sell or transfer all or a portion of our business. We may transfer information we have collected and stored, including personal information, to the party or parties involved in the transaction or as part of that transaction.

McDonald's reserves the right to use or disclose personal information as needed to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request, to protect the integrity of our Online Services and in-restaurant technologies, to bring or defend against legal claims, to protect the rights, interests, safety and security of McDonald's, McDonald's employees or franchisees, or members of the public, or in connection with the investigation of fraud, illegal activity or violation of McDonald's policy.

4. Children's Privacy Notice

McDonald's understands the importance of privacy of users of our Online Services. We are especially committed to protecting the privacy of children who visit or use our Online Services. This Privacy Notice for children is designed to answer your questions regarding our practices with respect to personal information we collect through our Online Services from children under the age of 18.

Our policy is not to process personal information from children under the age of 16, unless for a specific activity where the consent of the child's parent or guardian has been secured in advance.

A. What Personal Information Does McDonald's Collect?

We may collect personal information, such as name, postal address, email address, phone number and date of birth from children (not year) as part of an activity. For example:

B. How Does McDonald's Use the Personal Information It Collects?

We use email addresses submitted by a child in order to respond to the child's request or to notify the child if he or she has won or lost a contest, competition, prize draw, or sweepstakes they entered. We also use the child's name, postal address, email address, phone number and date of birth to process a child's online order. In case we collect the email address of a child's parent or guardian we use the given email address in order to provide the parent or guardian with notice of our practices or to seek the parent's or guardian's consent.

C. How Does McDonald's Share Personal Information?

We may share a child's personal information with third parties to the extent reasonably necessary to protect the security or integrity of our Online Services, take precautions against liability, or respond to judicial process or requests from other governmental authorities, or 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 illegal activity.

We also may share personal information collected from children with vendors that perform services for McDonald's. These services may include hosting our Sites, providing technical services to McDonald's, fulfilling requests or administering a contest, competition, prize draw, or sweepstakes and processing of payments. We do not authorize such vendors to disclose the personal information we share with them other than as necessary to perform the relevant service for McDonald's.

D. Requests from Parents Regarding Our Children's Privacy Practices.

Parents may review personal information we have collected from their child that has not been deleted and can request that the personal information be deleted from our records if it has not been already. Parents also may refuse to permit further collection, processing or use of their child's personal information, when the parent has previously provided consent. To do so, please contact us at the address, telephone number or email address provided below with your request.

E. Who Should I Contact with Questions about Children's Privacy?

We urge parents to regularly monitor and supervise their children's online activities. If you have any questions about our children's privacy practices, please contact us at

Privacy at McDonald's
Email: info@mcdonalds.com.cy
Telephone: 24818131

5. Choices About How We Collect, Use and Disclose Your Personal Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us.

6. Access to and Correction and Deletion of Personal Information

If at any time you would like to access, correct, or delete personal information we have collected from you or which is or was processed by us, please contact us at the email or postal address listed at the end of this Privacy Statement.

 

Please note that we may be required by law to retain certain information. Before McDonald's is able to provide you with any information or correct any inaccuracies, we may ask you to verify your identity and/or provide other details to help us respond to your request. We will provide you with a response no later than 30 days from the request and free of charge.

7. Cookies and Similar Technologies

McDonald's uses cookies and other similar technologies to collect information for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement under “How We Use the Information We Collect.”

We also use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

We currently use the following types of cookies:

Use the options in your web browser if you do not wish to receive a cookie or if you wish to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. Click on the “Help” section of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. If you disable all cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of this Site.

Other Technologies

We may use other technologies, including web beacons and JavaScript, which sometimes work together with cookies and other means with our Sites and Mobile Apps to uniquely identify your device. These other technologies help enable features on our Sites and within our Mobile Apps.

We may also use certain technologies to determine whether you have opened an e-mail or clicked on a link contained in an e-mail.

 

8. Targeted Advertising

On our Online Services, we may collect information about your online activities for use in providing you with advertising tailored to your individual interests, provided you have opted-in to marketing communications. This section of our Privacy Statement provides details and explains how to manage your choices.

You may see certain advertisements on other websites because we participate in advertising networks. Advertising networks allow us to target our messaging to users through demographic, interest-based and contextual means. These networks track your online activities over time by collecting information through automated means, including through the use of cookies, web server logs, web beacons and other technologies. The networks use this information to show you advertisements that may be tailored to your individual interests. The information our advertising networks may collect includes information about your visits to websites that participate in the relevant advertising networks, such as the pages or advertisements you view and the actions you take on the websites. This data collection takes place both on our Online Services and on third-party websites that participate in the advertising networks. This process also helps us evaluate our marketing efforts.

9. Links to Other Websites and Social Media

Our Online Services may offer links to third-party websites that are not operated by McDonald's. If you visit one of these linked websites, you should review the website's privacy policy, terms and conditions, and other policies. We are not responsible for the policies and practices of third-parties. Any information you submit to these third-parties is subject to their privacy policy, terms and conditions, and other policies.

10. Information Security

McDonald's is committed to taking appropriate measures designed to keep personal information secure. We have in place organizational, technical, administrative, and physical procedures designed to protect personal information from accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction or loss, unauthorized dissemination, access, disclosure, use, alteration, or corruption and any other form of unlawful processing. Such measures aim to ensure a level of security which is analogous to the risks involved in the processing and the nature of the personal information being processed. While we take every effort to safeguard our information systems, no website, mobile application, computer system, or transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

11. Retention of Personal Information

We retain personal information for the period of time necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Statement and per McDonald's records retention policies which have been designed to abide with the GDPR and in particular the data minimization principle unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

12. International Data Transmissions/Transfers

McDonald's is a franchisee in the McDonald's Family, a global organization with business processes, management structures and technical systems that cross borders. As such, we may share information about you within the McDonald's Family and transfer it to countries in the world where the McDonald's Family carries out business in connection with the uses identified above and in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

13. Your Rights Related to Your Personal Information

Subject to local law, you have certain rights regarding the Personal Information we collect, use or disclose that is related to you, including the right to:

If we ask for your consent to use your Personal Information, you can withdraw your consent at any time. Note that in case of a withdrawal of your consent you may no longer able to use several functions of our Website and our services.

You may, at any time, send us an e-mail at the email address below to exercise your above rights in accordance with the applicable legal requirements and limitations. If you are located in the European Economic Area, you have a right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority.

Note that some requests to delete certain Personal Information will require the deletion of your user account as the provision of user accounts are inextricably linked to the use of certain Personal Information (e.g., your e-mail address). Also note that it is possible that we may require additional information from you in order to verify your authorization to make the request and to honor your request.

You can delete your User Contributions from the Website as specified in the “User Contributions” section.

 

 

Changes to our Privacy Statement

We may modify or revise our privacy policy from time to time. Although we may attempt to notify you when major changes are made to this privacy policy, you are expected to periodically review the most up-to-date Privacy Statement found on our website, so that you are aware of any changes which are binding on you.

If we change anything in our privacy policy, the date of change will be reflected in the “last modified date”. You agree that you will periodically review this privacy policy and refresh the page when doing so. You agree to note the date of the last revision to our privacy policy. If the “last modified” date is unchanged from the last time you reviewed our privacy policy, then it remains unchanged. On the other hand, if the date has changed, this means that changes have been made, and you agree to review our privacy policy, and you agree to the new one. By continuing to use the Website after an amended version of our privacy policy is available, you thereby consent to such an amendment.

 

14. How to Contact Us

Privacy at McDonald's:
Email: info@mcdonalds.com.cy
Telephone: 24818131