HOMIEZ takes privacy seriously and therefore, your Personal Data will be dealt with carefully and securely when using the platform. Reasonable steps will be taken in order to protect your information.
HOMIEZ respects your privacy and is committed to protecting Personal Data thus, incorporated the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into our policy.
This privacy notice aims to inform you of our policies regarding the collection and processing of Personal Information received from HOMIEZ’s users.
By using HOMIEZ’s platform and the sub-sites including its services, you are consenting to the collection and processing of Personal Information in accordance with this policy.
In most cases, explicit consent will be required but, in some situations, consent will be inferred from your actions and behaviour.
You have the right to make a complaint at any time and it will be highly appreciated if we had the chance to deal with your concerns first before you approach the relevant authorities.
It is important that the Personal Data obtained is accurate and up-to-date and therefore, it is the user’s responsibility to update their information during their relationship with us.
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The Data We Collect About You
This refers to any information which identifies an individual or information relating to an individual from which that person can be identified.
HOMIEZ may collect, use, retain and disclose different kinds of Personal Data, which includes:
Aggregated Data may include:
Personal Information collected by HOMIEZ may be combined with information received from other sources, information about prior transactions with us and information that is automatically collected.
The Collection of Personal Data:
We use different methods to collect data from and about you through:
How We Use Your Personal Data
We will only use your Personal Data as permitted by law.
Most commonly, your Personal Data will be used in the following circumstances:
Personal Data will only be used for the purposes for which it was collected, unless we reasonably consider that it is necessary for it to be used for a compatible reason.
If we need to use your Personal Data for unrelated purposes, we will notify you to explain the legal basis and seek your consent where required by law.
Purposes for which Personal Data will be used:
Type of Data
To Administer & Protect HOMIEZ
To Create an Account
Communications: Subscribe to our Newsletter, Emails, Mobile Message & Push Notifications
To Place Order
To Fulfil Requests/Orders
To send communications to consumers about orders, purchases and accounts with us
To Manage/Process Payments, Fees & Charges
To Deliver Orders
To Communicate (Requires Users’ Consent)
To administer users’ participation in prize draws, contests or competitions (Requires Users’ Consent)
Enable users to participate in promotions, surveys and polls
Enable users to post on forums and provide feedback and review
To deliver relevant website content & advertisements to users and measure/understand the effectiveness – Personalise Experience
To perform data analytics in order to improve the website, services, marketing in addition to user relationships & experiences
To Provide Customer Support
To Apply for a Job
To Contact HOMIEZ
Our platform provides services and functions dependent on knowing the users’ location in advance, for example to identify the service providers or stores around your area, or calculating shipping charges. Therefore, our website services may collect precise information about the location of your mobile device or computer using geolocation and location presence awareness technologies, such as GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or cell tower proximity. For most mobile devices and computer systems, you are able to withdraw your permission regarding the acquirement of this information through the device or web browser settings. If you have questions regarding how to disable the collection of precise location information, we recommend you contact your mobile device service provider, the device manufacturer or your web browser provider. Please note that certain online services technologies may not function properly without precise location information. If you would like us to delete the location information collected that is identifiable to you, please contact us at the email or postal address listed below. Please note that we may be required by law to retain certain information.
Disclosures of Personal Data:
HOMIEZ might share your Personal Information with third party service providers for the purposes set out in “How We Use Your Personal Data”
Where HOMIEZ discloses Personal Information to its third parties for the purposes described in this notice, the third parties in question will be obliged to respect the security of your Personal Data and treat it in accordance with the law. Third parties are prohibited from using your Personal Information for their own purposes.
We are obligated by domestic and international enacted laws to provide some data to the responsible legal authorities when requested.
Cookies & Beacons:
Cookies are unique identifiers that carry files with small amount of data. They are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer's hard drive.
We may use automated technology on cookies or any other technology, such as local shared objects, Beacons, Embedded Scripts, Fingerprinting, Global Positioning Systems and Device Recognition Technologies.
Like many sites, we use "cookies" and other technologies to collect information and store users’ preferences and information on pages visited in order to measure site activity, manage the site and customize information to your personal interest, providing a more personalized visit.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all or some cookies or to alert when websites access cookies. However, disabling/refusing cookies may limit your use of the website as some sections may become inaccessible or may not function properly.
The providers of third-party apps, tools, widgets and plug-ins on our online services, such as the "Like" functionality on Facebook, may also use automated means to collect information regarding your interactions with these features. This information is subject to the privacy policies or notices of these providers.
You have the right to withdraw consent and opt out to marketing communications by following the opt-out links or by contacting us.
HOMIEZ will retain your Personal Data for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected and for purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period, several factors are considered:
HOMIEZ is keen on taking reasonable precautions and putting in place appropriate security measures to prevent your Personal Data from being lost, misused, altered or accessed in an unauthorised way. Furthermore, we limit access to your Personal Information to those employees, agents and other third parties with a business need to know. These parties are subject to a duty of confidentiality and will only process your Personal Data on our instructions.
While we strive to only use high standards of security means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Sharing of Information:
8 Legal Rights
Right to Withdraw Consent:
Users can withdraw their consent in cases where consent is required to process Personal Data. Withdrawing consent may limit the services that can be provided to you.
Nevertheless, HOMIEZ can retain and process its user’s data for legal reasons.