IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE OR, IN ANY EVENT, A MINOR IN YOUR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE, PLEASE ASK YOUR LEGAL GUARDIAN TO COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION TO THE SERVICE FOR YOU.
AVL reserves the right to reasonably amend this policy, so please review it frequently. Your continued use of the Service after such amendment shall be deemed as Your explicit and unreserved acceptance of any such amendments.
2 Your Personal Data File
The name of Your personal data file is “myBrainspool Account” Data File (hereinafter the “Data File”).
3 Why the Processing of Personal Data is Necessary
The purpose of the processing of personal data is to provide and/or manage the services You need and maintain proper customer relationships between AVL and You. The personal data is used to identify users of the Service and for the activation, execution, management and invoicing of the Service as well as for the providing of information and notifications to the customers. Further, Your personal data may be used for the purposes of direct marketing, provided that You have consented to this, as well as for investigation and follow up in cases of misuse.
Personal data may also be used for the planning and development of AVL’s business and services and to measure the amount of customers using the Service. In addition, AVL may use and disclose personal data contained in the data file for legitimate purposes (such as direct marketing, distance selling, other direct advertising, hardware and/or software peformance opinion polls or marketing research) in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1988 (U.K.) and other applicable European Union (“EU”), USA and international legislation.
4 Information AVL Collects from You
AVL collects the following information from You on a “need-to-know” basis only: Your contact information such as e-mail address, delivery address and other contact information that You may have provided to AVL. Further, AVL collects certain personal information regarding Your order, such as payment information, ordered Products, shipment method and Product order number. AVL may also collect other personal information that You have submitted to AVL in connection with the use and/or provision of the Service.
AVL may use third party tools or service providers in order to track Your visits to the Service and Your actions and movements within the Service (such as time, location within the Service and IP address) as well as device- specific ID (the ID of the computer or smartphone or tablet via which You have logged in to the Service) and information regarding Your browser type and Your operating system (collectively referred to as “Traffic Data”).
5 Sources of Information
The personal data in the Data File is acquired from You when You use the Service. Moreover, personal data may be acquired from You when You contact AVL via e-mail or by equivalent means of communication aiming at obtaining access to the Service.
6 Disclosure and Protection of Personal Data to Third Parties
AVL does not disclose personal data contained in the Data File to third parties on a regular basis. Personal data may, however, have to be disclosed on occasion and in accordance with the laws of the UK and the directives of the EU. Further, personal data may be disclosed for research and marketing purposes (including direct marketing) provided that You have consented to this. AVL may transfer any portion of Your personal data to its affiliates and partners inside the EU, where personal data protection rules are in force.
AVL reserves the right to use subcontractors at its sole discretion in connection with the provision and development of the Service in order to better provide the Service to You. Personal data may be transferred to such subcontractors to the extent necessary for the provision of services, including but not limited to the storage of data on a server maintained by a third party on assignment by AVL or for the purposes of analyzing Traffic Data in order for AVL to better understand how the users of the Service interact with it. Such data transfers will only be made if and as necessary for the performance under an agreement in Your interest between AVL and a third party and/or for the implementation of an agreement between AVL and You.
7 Non-Financial Data
PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED BY AVL THROUGH THE SERVICE DO NOT INCLUDE ANY FINANCIAL DATA, E.G. YOUR CREDIT CARD NUMBERS OR BANK ACCOUNT NUMBERS OR CREDIT WORTHINESS DATA.
8 Accuracy of Data and Data Retention
AVL does not verify the accuracy or correctness of the personal data. The data relating to the use of the Service is removed when their storage is no longer necessary.
9 Links to Third Party Websites
10 Data Controlling Entity
Actum Ventures Limited
The Brainspool Project
Address: Hartfield Place, 40-44 High Street, Northwood, Middlesex HA6 1BN, United Kingdom
You can also find additional information on the use of the Service in our Terms of Service.