www.mashreqsmilescard.com("sMiles") is totally committed to protecting the privacy of our site visitors and customers. The sMiles team members are customers themselves of other Internet sites and fully appreciate and respect the importance of privacy on the Internet. We will not disclose information about our customers to third parties except where it is part of providing a service to you - e.g. arranging for a product to be sent to you, carrying out credit and other security checks and for the purposes of customer research and profiling or where we have your express permission to do so.
Your Consent: When you register onmashreqsmilescard.com you will be providing a limited amount of information, which we will store in a secure environment. The data that we hold for each customer is used in order to serve better content to each customer. Below is a list detailing what kind of information we store?
Name and contact details
We will not sell your name, address, e-mail address, credit card information or personal information to any third
party without your permission, but we cannot be responsible or held liable for the actions of third party sites
from which you may have linked or been directed to the sMiles website.
Communication & Marketing- if you have registered on sMiles we will update you on our ongoing products, news and
special offers via e-mail, post or telephone. From time to time, we provide offers from particular merchants
(referred to as "sMiles merchants") who, as part of the offer, request information on sMiles customers who purchased
the offer in order to aid redemption. In those cases, we share some of your personally identifiable information with
Cookies -A cookie is a small information file that is sent to your computer, mobile or other device when you visit
a website and it will recognize your device on future visits. These types of files do a number of different jobs
such as remembering your preferences and chosen items, assisting you to improve your site experience as well as
trying to ensure that the adverts or offers you see online are more relevant to you.
These "cookies" can be divided into 4 types each of which is outlined below:
Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies -These cookies are essential in order to enable the site to provide services
you have asked for such as remembering your shopping bag items.
Category 2: Performance Cookies -This type collect anonymous information on how people use the site and the data
is merged with other users to enable us to improve how the site operates. For example we utilize Google Analytics
cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at our site, browse or use our site and highlight areas where
we can improve areas such as navigation, shopping experience and marketing campaigns. The data stored by these
cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established.
Category 3: Functionality Cookies -These remember choices you make such as language, product interests or currency.
These can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate with your selections and make the visits
more tailored and pleasant.
Category 4: Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies -These cookies collect information about your browsing habits
in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. They remember the websites you have visited and
that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers.
You can change the settings on your browser to prevent cookies being stored on your computer or mobile device
without your explicit consent. Your browser "help" section will normally provide details on how to manage the
Transfers of your Information- Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely
secure. We will do our best to protect your personal data, but cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted
to our site. Any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we use strict procedures
and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
Third party sites- our site may contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks. If you follow a
link to any of these websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept
any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal
data to these websites.
Checking your details -If you wish to verify the details you have submitted to sMiles, you may do so by calling
us on 04 424 4444 or visiting any of our branches. Our security procedures mean that we may request proof of
identity before we reveal information. This proof of identity will take the form of your e-mail address and
password submitted upon registration. You must therefore keep this information safe, as you will be responsible
for any action, which we take in response to a request from someone using your e-mail and password. We would
strongly recommend that you do not use the browser's password memory function, as that would permit other people
using your terminal to access your personal information.