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GOLDEN ARCHES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION – PRIVACY POLICY

1. PRIVACY POLICY
 
1.1 At Golden Arches Development Corporation (“GADC”), we strive to do everything we can to respect the trust customers have in our brand and our commitment to your privacy is no exception. We are committed to protecting and safeguarding consumer privacy on the Internet, especially for children.
 
Thank you for placing your trust in GADC.
 
1.2 GADC is pleased to provide information about its privacy policy to all of its customers. Please be assured that GADC uses its best efforts to protect the privacy of visitors.
 
2. TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW IT IS USED
 
2.1 GADC gathers personal information, such as, first and last names, addresses, email addresses, age, and other details provided in your Public Facebook profile, if applicable, as well as other metadata such as frequency of usage, product preferences, and other data which aids us in our research and development of products and services and providing analytical services and functions to better serve you. In addition, GADC may gather complete and accurate customer location information and contact numbers for purposes of providing delivery services for In-app Orders and the improvement of goods and services that we offer.
 
2.2 To ensure the security of the personal information you submit, GADC always uses industry-standard encryption software and technologies when transferring and receiving customer data. We have appropriate security measures that protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of personal information that you have submitted. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you understand that there may be circumstances beyond GADC’s reasonable control that may result in the instability or insufficiency of said measures. You agree that, under such circumstances, GADC shall not be liable or
responsible for any unauthorized use, sharing, transfer, alteration, loss or damage to any information that GADC may have gathered.
 
3. SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM THE APPLICATION
 
3.1. GADC may share personal information within the GADC Family. The GADC Family includes McDonald's Corporation, McDonald’s Corporation’s franchisees, subsidiaries and affiliates, our franchisees, our subsidiaries and our affiliates, some of which may be situated outside of the Philippines therefore requiring the exporting of personal information outside of the Philippines, and some of which may store the personal information that you submit and provide outside of the Philippines. Of course, any use of this information by any member of the GADC Family will comply with this policy.
 
3.2. By opting in to receive promotional email, and marketing materials, you hereby give permission to GADC to send you direct and indirect marketing materials and advertising information to you, such as discount coupons and information about new product offerings based on your customer profile and behavior. If you have elected to receive such materials, you can contact us at the email or postal address listed below and we will not send them to you.
 
3.3 Companies may be engaged by GADC to perform a variety of functions, such as but not limited to, fulfilling orders, assisting with promotions, providing technical services for this site, social media accounts and / or websites, and the like. These companies may have access to personal information if needed to perform such functions. However, these companies may only use such personal information for the purpose of performing that function and may not use it for any other purpose. While we always strive to require third parties with whom we have agreements to comply appropriate privacy policies, you agree that we are not responsible for any violations of this Privacy Policy, nor for actions, omissions or negligence of any such companies. Aside from these third-party vendors and contractors, GADC does not sell, transfer or disclose personal information to third parties outside the GADC Family or such companies with which GADC has legitimate business with. However, with your permission, we will, on occasion, send direct and indirect marketing information on behalf of one of our business partners about products or services they provide that may be of interest to you. If you elect not to receive direct or indirect marketing materials from GADC’s business partners, GADC will send a mailing or e-mail on behalf of the partners. You can contact us at the email or postal address listed below should you opt not to receive such marketing materials from GADC’s business partners, whether from them directly or through GADC.
 
3.4 GADC reserves the right to use or disclose any information as needed to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request, to protect the integrity of the site, to fulfill your requests, or to cooperate in any law enforcement investigation or an investigation on a matter of public safety.
 
4. OUR PRIVACY POLICY REGARDING CHILDREN
 
4.1 Personal information will not be collected from any person who is known by GADC to be under the age of eighteen (18) without the consent of a parent or legal guardian. 
 
4.2 In the event Children were allowed to access information through the Application or through our website, rest assured that we collect only limited personal information from Children (like their email addresses, postal address, contact number, and the like) upon the consent provided in 4.4 below. We will not collect more detailed information from a Child, without the consent of a parent or guardian. GADC will not condition a child's participation in any Child-appropriate online activity on the child's disclosure of more personal information than is reasonably necessary to participate in that activity.
 
4.3 Personal information collected from Children is used solely by GADC, the McDonald's System, and its service providers. We may share a child's personal information with third parties to the extent reasonably necessary to protect the security or integrity of our Online Services, take precautions against liability, or respond to judicial process or requests from other governmental authorities; or when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
 
We also may share personal information collected from children with vendors that perform services for GADC and/ or McDonald's. These services may include hosting our Sites,  technical, marketing, advertising fulfillment or other services to GADC or the McDonald's system as mentioned in 3.3. Such vendors are obligated to protect the confidentiality of the personal information we share with them.
 
4.4 By the access and/or use, and the continued access and/or use by your Child of this platform, you are assumed to have given your consent and permission as a person aged 18 years old and above for such continued access and/or use, and are deemed to have agreed to the Terms and Conditions, as well as this Privacy Policy. 
 
We urge parents to regularly monitor and supervise their Children’s on-line activities.
 
5. ACCESS
 
5.1. You are in control of any personal information you submit and provide to us on-line. If at any time, you would like to edit, correct, or update the personal information we have about you or if you would like to change your preferences for contacts from us or on behalf of our business partners, or if you would like to withdraw the personal information that had you had given or provided, you can let us know by contacting us at the email or postal address listed below.
 
6. COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
 
6.1. "Cookies" are pieces of information that a web site or application transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow the web site to remember important information that will make your use of the platform more convenient. Like most platforms, GADC uses cookies for a variety of purposes in order to improve your browsing or mobile experience. For example, we track the total number of users of our platforms on an anonymous aggregate basis. We may also employ cookies so that we remember you when you make a repeat use of our platform, to keep track of transactions, or your preferred items or store locations, or to administer certain contests and sweepstakes and to help customize your experience. We may associate personal information with a cookie file in those instances. Your browser and other choices may impact your experiences with site.
 
7. LINKS TO OTHER SITES
 
7.1. We may offer links to sites that are not operated by GADC. If you visit one of these linked sites, you should review their privacy and other policies. We are not responsible for the policies and practices of other companies and any information you submit to those companies is subject to their privacy policies.
 
8. OTHER GOLDEN ARCHES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION'S ONLINE SERVICES
 
8.1 All GADC’s online services and web sites operated by it will adhere to this Privacy Policy. The policies of some GADC sites or mobile applications may vary, however, because of local customs, practices or laws or due to circumstances unique to that site. In all cases, however, sites operated by GADC will honor the commitments to our customers set forth in this policy regarding the collection and use of personal information.
 
8.2 With a GADC account, you can sign into all GADC services of, or operated by or for GADC. Signing into your GADC account can enable improved personalization, provide seamless and consistent experiences across services and devices, and help you access and use cloud data storage and other enhanced features and settings.
 
8.3 When you sign into your GADC account to access a service, we create a record of that sign in. If you sign into a third-party service with your GADC account, you will be asked to consent to share the account data required by that service.
 
9. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
 
9.1 From time to time, it may be necessary for GADC to change this privacy policy. If we change our policy, we will post the revised version here, or send you notification of the revision, so we suggest that you check here periodically for the most up-to-date version of our privacy policy. Rest assured, however, that any changes will not be retroactive applied and will not alter how we handle previously collected information.
 
10. HOW TO CONTACT US
 
If you have any questions about the Application and other promotions, please contact us at: McDonald’s Customer Care
 

McDonald’s Customer Care

writeus@ph.mcd.com