PRIVACY POLICY

LAST UPDATE: June 24, 2022

This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) is intended to explain what you should know during your use of the products and services of Maxtree Digital Technology Co., Ltd. (Maxtree), including but not limited to Maxtree Official Website, etc( hereinafter collectively referred to as “our Products” or “our Services “). Our Service requires some personal data to be collected. If you choose not to provide us with the personal data necessary to enable us to provide Service, you may not be able to use the Service.

In this Policy, your information is sometimes called “personal data” or “personally identifiable information” or “personal information”. We also sometimes collectively refer to handling, collecting, protecting, or storing your personal information as “processing” such personal information. This Statement applies to any personal data provided to us, and any personal data created in connection with the Service.

By using our Service and providing personal information to us, you acknowledge that you have read this Policy, and subject to your explicit consent which we may separately seek from you as may be required by applicable law, you consent to the terms of this Policy.

If you do not agree with the terms of this Policy and have concerns about the categories of personal data, we require from you, please do not provide any personal information to us without contacting us.

1. Definitions

1.1 Service – Service is the https://maxtree.org website operated by Maxtree.

1.2 Personal Data – Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

1.3 Usage Data – Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

1.4 Cookies – Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by the websites that you visit.

1.5 Data Controller– Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your Personal Data.

1.6 Data Processors (or Service Providers) – Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

1.7 Data Subject (or User) – Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.

2.Collection Of Personal Data

We collect several different types of data to provide and improve our Service to you. When you use our Service, we may collect information about you including through cookies and/or tracking technologies. We may collect personally identifiable information about you either directly from you, or by combining information we collect and maintain.

2.1 Categories of Personal Data

While using our Service, you may be asked to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • current job title, name of employer
  • Correspondence address including address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
  • Cookies and Usage Data

It is our policy that you are only required to supply us with the minimum scope of personal information that is necessary for us to provide you our Maxtree Service (“Necessary Personal Information”). You may voluntarily provide us with additional personal information we ask for, which will help us to improve Maxtree Service and to better serve your needs. Failure to provide us with such additional personal information will not negatively affect your use of Maxtree Service.

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.

2.2 Usage Data

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used by you (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of Maxtree Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

2.3 Cookies and Tracking Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The use of cookies is now standard for most websites. If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can manage and control them through your browser, including removing cookies by deleting them from your ‘browser history’ (cache) when you leave the site.

Tracking technologies also used by Maxtree are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

Types of cookies:

“Session” cookies remain in your browser during your browser session only, i.e. until you leave the website.

“Persistent” cookies remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you).

“Performance” cookies collect information about your use of the website, such as webpages visited and any error messages; they do not collect personally identifiable information, and the information collected is aggregated such that it is anonymous. Performance cookies are used to improve how a website works.

“Functionality” cookies allow the website to remember any choices you make about the website (such as changes to text size, customised pages) or enable services such as commenting on a blog.

“Security” Cookies are used for security purposes.

“Advertising” Cookies are used to serve you with advertisements that may be relevant to you and your interests.

3. Use of Personal Data

3.1 For Necessary Personal Information we collect, we will use it to complete your specific request and/or to provide you the Maxtree Service, which may further include:

  • To provide and maintain our Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
  • To monitor the usage of our Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information
  • To communicate with you, such as responding to your enquiry and/or request; confirming and authenticating your identity in order to prevent unauthorised access to restricted areas of the site, content, or other services;
  • To comply with any requirement of laws, regulation, or any government authority or agency, regulator, or a professional body of which we are a member;

3.2  Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data

Maxtree’s legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.

These are the principal legal grounds that justify our processing of your information:

Contract performance: where your information is necessary to enter into or perform our contract with you.

Legal and regulatory obligation: where we need to use your information to comply with our legal obligations.

Legitimate interests: where we use your information to achieve a legitimate interest and our reasons for using it outweigh any prejudice to your data protection rights.

Legal claims: where your information is necessary for us to defend, prosecute or make a claim against you, us or a third party.

Consent: where you have consented to our use of your information.

We justify our use of personal data in the manner set out in clause 3.1 of this Statement above as follows:

  • To provide and maintain our Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
  • To monitor the usage of our Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information
  • to communicate with you, such as responding to your enquiry and/or request; confirming and authenticating your identity in order to prevent unauthorised access to restricted areas of the site, content, or other services;
  • to comply with any requirement of laws, regulation, or any government authority or agency, regulator, or a professional body of which we are a member;

4. Retention Of Personal Data

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

We keep contact information (such as mailing list information) until a user unsubscribes or requests that we delete that information. If you choose to unsubscribe from a mailing list, we may keep certain limited information about you so that we may honour your request.

We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

5. Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside China and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to China and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Maxtree will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

6. Disclosure Of Data

6.1 Business Transaction

If Maxtree is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

6.2 Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, Maxtree may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

6.3 Legal Requirements

Maxtree may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation;
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Maxtree;
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service;
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public; and
  • To protect against legal liability

7. Security Of Data

We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorised persons are provided access to personal information collected via Maxtree Service; such individuals have agreed to maintain the confidentiality of this information.

Although we use appropriate security measures once we have received your personal data, the transmission of data over the internet (including by e-mail) is never completely secure. We endeavour to protect personal data, but we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to or by us.

Where a personal information security incident arises, we shall respond to the incident, assess the likely impact of the incident, and take necessary actions to bring the incident under control. Where necessary, we will report to the appropriate authority, notify you of the incident and provide relevant information, as may be required under applicable laws and regulations.

8. Access To Data & Rights In Relation To Your Data

You may have certain rights under applicable laws in relation to the personal information we hold about you, including:

  • Right to enquire and request for a copy of certain categories of personal information, including basic information and identification information.
  • Right to update/correct your personal information which is inaccurate;
  • Right to request deletion of your personal information;
  • Right to request cancellation of your account; and
  • Right to withdraw consent to processing your personal information (to the extent such processing is based on consent and consent is the only permissible basis for processing).  Should your consent withdrawal be effective, we will no longer process the corresponding personal information. However, your decision to withdraw your consent will not affect the processing of personal information previously based on your authorization.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us. We will treat your requests in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

9. Your Data Protection Rights

Maxtree aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
  • The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Maxtree relied on your consent to process your personal information.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data.

10. Service Provider

We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

11. Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

12. Advertising

We may use third-party Service Providers to show advertisements to you to help support and maintain our Service.

13. Remarketing

Maxtree uses remarketing services to advertise on third-party websites to you after you visited our Service. We and our third-party vendors use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Service.

14. Payments

We may provide paid products and/or services on our website. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (i.e. payment processors).

We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy.

15. Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

16. MinorPrivacy

We are committed to protecting minors privacy. Maxtree Service is not intentionally designed for or directed at minors, and we do not knowingly collect or store personal information about minors. In the case of collecting personal information of a child in China under the age of 14 (i.e. a minor), we will only use or publicly disclose such information if we have obtained the explicit consent of the minor’s parent or guardian. Awe use resources and servers throughout the world to provide Products or Services to our users, which means, after obtaining your authorization, your personal information may be transferred to foreign jurisdictions of the country/area in which you use the products or services, or maybe accessed to through these jurisdictions. We will protect the confidentiality and security of minor’s personal information in accordance with relevant applicable laws and regulations.

17. How Your Personal Information May be Transferred Worldwide

In accordance with the provisions of laws and regulations, we will store the personal information of users collected within the territory of the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as “China “) in China, and store the personal information of users collected outside the People’s Republic of China outside China.

As we use resources and servers throughout the world to provide Products or Services to our users, which means, after obtaining your authorization, your personal information may be transferred to foreign jurisdictions of the country/area in which you use the products or services, or may be accessed to through these jurisdictions.

Such jurisdictions may have different data protection laws, not even relevant laws. In such cases, we will ensure that your personal information is adequately and equally protected as in the People’s Republic of China. For example, we would ask you to agree to cross-border transfer of personal information, or implement security initiatives such as data de-identification before cross-border data transfer.

18. Governing Law And Jurisdiction​

This Policy is established, comes into force, and shall be enforced and interpreted under the law of the mainland of the People’s Republic of China. Any disputes arising hereunder shall be governed by the people’s court of the place where MAXTREE Company is domiciled.

19.Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may need to update this Privacy Policy from time to time to comply with applicable law and regulations or other legitimate purposes. We may also separately advise you about the change. Subject to obtaining your explicit consent as may be required by applicable law, the new modified privacy statement will apply from that revision date. Therefore, we encourage you to review this Statement periodically to be informed about how we are protecting your information.

20. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

By email: support@maxtree.org

By visiting this page on our website: https://maxtree.org