EU PRIVACY POLICY

maruFreight, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “maruF”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy of our customer’s personal information and defines the Privacy Policy (hereinafter referred to as the “Privacy Policy”) below for the handling of personal information of all users (hereinafter referred to as “Participants” or “you”) who use this corporate Platform and/or Service (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”) prepared by maruF.

This Privacy Policy describes all processing operations regarding the processing of personal information and the related rights under the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Personal information shall cover all information that directly identifies an individual (natural person) or which may, in combination with other information including such which is reasonably accessible to us, permit to identify an individual.

Article 1(Collection of Personal Information)

  1. maruF collects personal information which is provided to maruF by the Participants (e.g., name of company and competent employee, log in data, password, email address, mailing address).
  2. maruF collects personal information via technology: As you use our Services, we may collect passive information through the use of cookies and other technologies. Please see below for more information.

Article 2(Usage of Personal Information and legal justification of Usage)

When collecting personal information, maruF will make use of personal information for the following purposes:

  1. maruF may use personal information in order to perform our contractual services or in preparation for a contract with you: If you order Services from maruF or if you contact us to request our Services, we use your information to provide to render our Services to you. Information we use includes: information we need to contact you or otherwise communicate with you; information to manage your account; information to enable the usage of Services; information necessary for customer support; information for invoicing and payment follow up; information to complete and fulfill our Services. If you do not provide this information, we may not be able to provide our Services to you.
  2. maruF may use personal information if justified based on a balancing of our legitimate interests: The usage of your information may also be necessary for our own business interests. For example, we may use some of your information to evaluate and review our business performance; conduct data analytics; develop new products, create financial statements and improve our Services, conduct fraud monitoring and prevention, determine the effectiveness of promotional campaigns, identify usage trends, identify potential cyber security threats and personalize your experience on the Services by presenting products and offers tailored to you. If necessary we may also use your information to pursue or defend ourselves against legal claims. If you are already a customer, we may use your email address and names for our email marketing campaigns and giving you information on updates and new functions. You can object to this use at any time by following the link to unsubscribe at the bottom of our marketing emails.
  3. maruF may use personal information after obtaining your consent: In some cases, we may ask you to grant us separate consent to use your information. You are free to deny your consent and the denial will have no negative consequences for you. You are free to withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future. If you have granted us consent to use your information, we will use it only for the purposes specified in the consent form. This also may include our marketing campaigns. If you sign up to our marketing communication, we will use your personal information to send you emails containing information on system updates, new functions and further promotional information. You may unsubscribe from our email marketing at any time by following the link to unsubscribe at the bottom of our marketing emails.
  4. maruF may use personal information to comply with legal obligations: We may be obligated to process personal information to comply with legal obligations (e.g. retain certain information according to tax or commercial laws).

Article 3(Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties)

  1. With the exception of cases given in the following articles, maruF will not provide any third parties information that can be attributable to personal information without indicating such change in the processing in an adequate manner or obtaining prior consent from Participants.
  2. maruF may provide personal information to the following third parties:
    1. Law enforcement, regulators and other parties for legal reasons: Cases where disclosure is required by law or demanded by court and also if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to enforce our Terms of Service or to protect the security or integrity of our Service; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of maruF, our visitors, or others (legal obligation/ legitimate interest);
    2. Other participants to the Services: In order to provide the Services, we may share personal information with other Participants of the Services (e.g., other cargo owners and transporters) (performance of contract/legitimate interest);
    3. Service providers and advisors: In cases when maruF entrusts processing of personal information to an external organization acting on behalf of maruF. Such third parties may provide website hosting, data analysis, order fulfillment, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, data storage, surveys, research, delivery of promotional, marketing and transaction materials, maintenance and security. The organization being entrusted will receive personal information only under the condition that the organization maintains the privacy of this personal information received and will in particular only have access to personal information to the extent necessary to provide their services (commissioned data processing).
      Independent third party providers and advisors: We may share personal information with third party provider and advisors where this is necessary to achieve out legitimate interests, such as conducting security audits, consult tax consultants and lawyers or engage payment processors to process payment transactions (legitimate interest).
    4. Purchasers and third parties in connection with a business transaction: We may disclose your information to third parties in connection with an maruF-related transaction, such as a merger, sale of maruF’s assets or shares, reorganization, financing, change of control or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company or third party, or in the event of a bankruptcy or related or similar proceedings (legitimate interest).

Article 4 (Cookies)

maruF and our third-party partners automatically collect certain types of usage information when you visit our Service, read our emails, or otherwise engage with us. We typically collect this information through a variety of tracking technologies, including cookies, flash objects, web beacons, embedded scripts, location-identifying technologies, file information, and similar technology (collectively, “tracking technologies”).

We may collect and store information locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser storage and application data caches. We may collect analytics data or use third-party analytics tools such as Google Analytics to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service and to understand more about the demographics of our users.

We may also work with third-party partners to employ technologies, including the application of statistical modeling tools, which permit us to recognize and contact you across multiple devices.

We may collect the following data using such tracking technologies: IP address, geolocation, network file system, browser data, browser type, device type, device ID, Uniform Resource Locators (URL), operating system, Media Access Control (MAC) address, screen resolution, device manufacturer and model, version of the Services you are using, internet service provider, referring and exit pages, date/time stamp, clickstream data, language preferences, whether you access the Service from multiple devices, and other actions you take while using our Services.

We use or may use the data collected through tracking technologies to: (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the site; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information, including targeted content and advertising; (c) recognize and contact you across multiple devices; (d) provide and monitor the effectiveness of our Service; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, usage, and demographic patterns on our Service; (e) diagnose or fix technology problems; and (f) otherwise to plan for and enhance our Service.

We and our third-party partners may also use cookies and tracking technologies for advertising purposes.

The cookies we use are designed to help you get the most from the Services but if you do not wish to receive cookies, most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. Please note that if you choose to refuse cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Services. These settings will typically be found in the "options" or "preferences" menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the "Help" option in your browser for more details.

Google Analytics and Advertising: Google Analytics uses cookies which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google in advance within Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. We use Google Analytics to recognize you and link the devices you use when you visit our site or Service on your browser or mobile device, log in to your account on our Service, or otherwise engage with us. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to maruF. Thus, Google Analytics allows us to better understand how our users interact with our Service and to tailor our advertisements and content to you.

For information on how Google Analytics collects and processes data, as well as how you can control information sent to Google, review Google's site “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps” located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

You can learn about Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs, including the Google Analytics Browser Ad-On here.

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

We may also utilize certain forms of display advertising and other advanced features through Google Analytics, such as Remarketing with Google Analytics, Google Display Network Impression Reporting the DoubleClick Campaign Manager Integration, and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. These features enable us to use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the HubSpot, DoubleClick and Addroll Roundtrip advertising cookies) or other third-party cookies together to inform, optimize, and display ads based on your past visits to the Service. You may control your advertising preferences or opt-out of certain Google advertising products by visiting the Google Ads Preferences Manager, currently available at https://google.com/ads/preferences, or by visiting NAI’s online resources at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices.

Article 5(Handling of Personal Information)

maruF will maintain the accuracy of personal information, and handle it safely. Furthermore, we will store personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collect the personal information and in accordance with our legal obligations and legitimate business interests. In general, personal information relating to performed business transactions will be deleted within four (4) years after completion of the transaction unless statutory retention requirements prevent such deletion. In that case, maruF will delete the data once statutory retention periods expire.

Article 6 (Your Rights)

You have the following rights in respect to your personal information that we hold:

  • Right of access. The right to obtain access to your personal information.
  • Right to rectification. The right to obtain rectification of your personal information without undue delay where that personal information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to erasure. The right to obtain the erasure of your personal information without undue delay in certain circumstances, such as where the personal information is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed.
  • Right to restriction. The right to obtain restriction of the processing undertaken by us on your personal information in certain circumstances, such as, where the accuracy of the personal information is contested by you, for a period of time enabling us to verify the accuracy of that personal information.
  • Right to portability. The right to portability allows you to move or have the personal information moved, copy or transfer personal information easily from one organization to another.

RIGHT TO OBJECT: IN SOME CASES YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO ANY PROCESSING BASED ON OUR LEGITIMATE INTERESTS WHERE THERE ARE GROUNDS RELATING TO YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION. FURTHERMORE YOU CAN OBJECT TO MARKETING ACTIVITIES FOR ANY OR NO REASON AT ANY TIME.

If you wish to exercise one of these rights, please contact us using the contact details below.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with an EU data protection authority. Further information about how to contact your local data protection authority is available at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.

Article 7 (International Data Transfer)

As we are located in the USA, any information you provide will be processed and stored in the USA. If you are in the European Union or European Economic Areas, this may mean that your personal information will be stored in a jurisdiction that offers a level of protection that may, in certain instances, be less protective of your personal information than the jurisdiction you are typically a resident in.

For this reason, we have entered into guarantees to ensure appropriate safeguards. If we transfer information from the European Union to third parties outside the European Economic Area and in countries that are not acknowledged to provide for an adequate level of data protection, we will enter into contracts which are based on the EU Standard Contractual Clauses with these parties or provide for other sufficient guarantees to safeguard the personal data.

If you wish to inquire further about the safeguards we use, please contact us using the details set out at the end of this Privacy Policy.

We will take reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is treated securely and in accordance with applicable law and this Privacy Policy.

Article 8 (Third Party Websites)

The Service may contain links to and from third-party websites of our business partners, advertisers or social media sites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies, their processing of your information or the content on the websites of these third-parties. We recommend that you read their privacy policies to understand how they process your information.

Article 9 (Modification of the Privacy Policy)

maruF reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to change the Privacy Policy from time to time if needed. The updated Privacy Policy will be effective as of the time of posting, and will apply to your use of the Service from that point forward. We therefore suggest that you regularly review our Privacy Policy.

Article 10 (How to Contact maruF)

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy or the way we process your personal information or in the case you want to exercise your rights, please contact us at support@marufreight.com or write to us at: maruFreight, Inc., www. marufreight.com.

Constituted on December 1st, 2018