Updated and effective as of 9 April 2021
The Site is owned and operated by Milberg London LLP under instruction from Alvin Carpio.
Milberg London LLP is a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales under registered number OC430853 and having its registered office at 7th Floor, 75 Farringdon Road, London, EC1M 3JY (“Milberg”).
Alvin Carpio is the Class Representative in the Facebook Case. Milberg is the controller of the personal data collected through this Site and is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office with the data protection registration number ZA777525.
Information you give us
You may provide us with personal information, including when you:
The categories of personal information you provide include:
We will indicate to you where the provision of certain personal information is required in order for us to provide you certain services. If you choose not to provide such personal information, we may not be able to provide the services you have requested.
Information we process automatically
We also collect, store and use information about your use of the Site, and about your computer, tablet, mobile or other device through which you access the Site. This includes the following information:
The Site is not intended for or directed at children under the age of 16 years and we do not knowingly collect information relating to children under this age.
As a data controller, we will only use your personal information if we have a legal basis for doing so. The purpose for which we use and process your information and the legal basis on which we carry out each type of processing is explained in the table below.
|Purposes for which we will process the information||Legal Basis for the processing|
|To keep you updated with the latest developments regarding the Facebook Case.||Consent.|
|To respond to your queries about the Facebook Case and provide you with information and materials that you request from us.||It is in our legitimate interests to respond to your queries and provide any information and materials requested in order to generate interest in the Facebook Case and ensure that participants are fully informed about the implications of the case.|
|To remove you from participation in the Facebook Case.||Consent.|
|To send you information regarding changes to our policies, other terms and other administrative information such as technical notices, updates and security alerts.||It is in our legitimate interests to ensure that any changes to our policies, terms and other such technical updates are communicated to you.|
|To administer the Site, including resolving technical issues, troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.||It is in our legitimate interests to continually monitor and improve the Site and to ensure network security.|
We may share your personal information with the following third parties (as required in accordance with the uses set out above):
As detailed above, we may share your data with Milberg affiliates in the USA. We may also share your data with certain third party service providers based outside of the United Kingdom (“UK”) and European Economic Area (“EEA”).
Where personal information is transferred to and stored in a country not determined by the UK or European Commission as providing adequate levels of protection for personal information, we take steps to provide appropriate safeguards to protect your personal information, including by entering into standard contractual clauses approved by the UK or the European Commission, obliging recipients to protect your personal information.
If you would like further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your personal information outside of the UK or the EEA, please contact us using the details set out in the Contacting Us section above.
We use appropriate technical and organisational security measures (including encryption) to protect personal information both online and offline from unauthorised use, loss, alteration or destruction. Any personal data you enter on our enquiry form is encrypted by the use of security systems with encryptions and firewalls, provided on a secure socket layer (SSL), to protect the confidentiality and integrity of your information from unauthorised access and disclosure.
Where data processing is carried out on our behalf by a third party, we take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are in place to prevent unauthorised disclosure of personal information.
Despite these precautions, however, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted over the internet or that unauthorised persons will not obtain access to personal information.
We will retain any data we collect from you through this Site for a period of six years after the Facebook Case representative action has ended. After this period of time, we will either permanently destroy any data we hold or ensure that it is placed outside of daily use by any third party.
In accordance with applicable privacy law, you have the following rights in respect of your personal information that we hold:
Please note that not all of the above rights are absolute and we may be entitled to refuse requests, wholly or partly, where exceptions under the applicable law apply.
For example, we may refuse a request for erasure of personal information where the processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation or necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. We may refuse to comply with a request for restriction if the request is manifestly unfounded or excessive.
Where we have reasonable doubts concerning the identity of the person making the request, we may request additional information necessary to confirm your identity.
The Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our business partners, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to these websites.