Last updated: August 1st, 2019
MPI is committed to implement appropriate protections for any personal data that users share with us. This Policy explains the information practices for MPI websites, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared. This Policy applies solely to the processing of your personal data which may be collected through our websites. If you are an EU resident, please also refer to the EU addendum below.
1. Personal Data Collected
When users visit our website, we may collect different categories of personal data on our websites, which is information including personal and business contact information such as your name, corporate name, job title, contact number, physical and email address, your identification information such as your relationship to MPI, your job application information such as your work and education history, and other information you have provided or is required to process a transaction, service, inquiry or request. We may not be able to fulfill a request if we do not receive the personal data required.
2. Use of Personal Data Collected
The personal data collected may be used to respond to your inquiries or requests such as sending you news releases, newsletters, invitations, ads, etc., registering you for events you request, replying to your questions you submit, maintain our relationship with you, help us maintain and upgrade the quality of our websites and the services these websites provide, and any other use described at the point we collect the personal data. Via MPI human resources websites (including recruitment) in connection with a job application or inquiry, whether advertised on a MPI website or otherwise, you may provide us with information about yourself, such as a resume. We may use this information throughout MPI or its affiliates for the purpose of employment consideration or your inquiry. Except where you tell us not to, we will keep the information for future consideration.
3. Recipients of Personal Data
We may share your personal data collected through our websites, on a need-to-know basis, with authorized persons within MPI or its affiliates involved in the above-mentioned purposes.
We may also disclose your personal data to third party providers (in particular, to enable them to execute certain web services for us, such as web hosting or maintenance services).
We reserve the right to disclose such personal data to any other third party if we believe that we are required or permitted to do so by law, including, where applicable, (a) to comply with legal processes or governmental requests; (b) to prevent, investigate, detect or prosecute criminal offences or attacks on the technical integrity of the website or our network; and (c) to protect the rights, property or safety of MPI, the users of the website, or the public.
4. International Transfers of Personal Data
Our websites use the following types of cookies for the purposes mentioned: (a) mandatory cookies created to provide better user security, or to enhance user’s experience with our websites; (b) functional cookies that enables functions to enhance user usability; and (c) performance cookies that collect how a user uses our sites, for example which pages user visits. These cookies provide analytical information so we can improve our sites’ usability.
Cookies expire at various times. Most cookies expire at the time the browser is closed. Third party cookies are controlled by third party sites.
You can disable these cookies at any time by adjusting the settings of your browser (e.g. Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome). Please bear in mind that disabling cookies may impact the usability of our websites. For example, if a user disables our mandatory cookies, you may not be able to access our logged-in functions.
We do not sell personal data about our customers or website users to any third parties. We will take all reasonable and appropriate measures to protect the personal data that users share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure. However, we may disclose the personal data of users if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on MPI; or (b) to protect and defend the rights or property of MPI or users of our website.
7. Links to Other Sites
8. Your Consent
MPI reserves the right to revise this Policy at any time. You may ascertain if our Policy has been revised by checking the “Last Updated” date at the top of this page. By using our websites, you acknowledge the terms of this Policy (as amended or revised by us) and you should therefore review this Policy regularly to ensure that you are aware of its terms.
10. Contact Us
EU addendum to the Privacy and Cookies Policy
Scope of this EU addendum
This addendum to the Privacy and Cookies Policy takes into consideration additional requirements that apply, in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to the processing by us of your personal data collected through the websites if the GDPR applies to our processing of your data. In case of a conflict between the provisions of this addendum and the main body of the Privacy and Cookies Policy, this addendum shall prevail.
Purposes and Legal Basis of the Processing of Your Personal Data
We use your personal data for the following purposes and pursuant to the following legal bases: (a) to respond to your inquiries or requests such as sending you news releases you request, registering you for events you request, replying to your questions you submit, the legal basis of such processing being your consent; (b) to process your job application information, the legal basis of such processing being your consent; and (c) to help us maintain and upgrade the quality of our websites and the services these websites provide, the legal basis of such processing being our legitimate interest to improve our website and our services.
International Data Transfers
As MPI is an entity located in Taiwan, any personal data you submit through this website is directly collected and processed in Taiwan, and you hereby consent to the transfer of your personal data outside the EU. MPI endeavors to comply with the applicable EU data protection laws as regards such direct collection and further processing of personal data originating from the EU.