Updated on: 20 June, 2019
1. The information we collect about you
2. How this information is used, and
3. Your information choices
Mastercard GlobalLinker collects information which enhances your experience with us.
This ranges from identifiable information & linkable information
We collect your personal information (“Personal Information”) as shared by members of your company and/or our partners to facilitate Mastercard GlobalLinker group sign up activities and when you sign up on Mastercard GlobalLinker to create your Account to become a Mastercard GlobalLinker member (”Member”) and create your profile. Personal Information means and includes all information that can be linked to a specific individual or to identify any individual, such as name, address, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, and any and all details that may be requested while any Member visits or uses Mastercard GlobalLinker.
Additional information about yourself, your business and Company, your contacts and other information, if included in your profile at your sole discretion, could enrich your experience on Mastercard GlobalLinker. Your profile details may be shared with Mastercard for analytical purposes and to contact you in connection with its product and service offerings.
When you link your Facebook or Google account or any other third-party account services to Mastercard GlobalLinker, we get access to basic information, including but not restricted to your name and email address, from these accounts in order to create your account on Mastercard GlobalLinker. In addition, as you permit Mastercard GlobalLinker, we may also access contact information like of your friends and contacts from these accounts to enrich your networking experience on Mastercard GlobalLinker.
The information that we receive from these services may also depend on your settings and their privacy policies too. Hence, we advise you to check those details too.
Mastercard GlobalLinker collects or determines device & log information to analyze trends to help improve the overall experience
When you view and interact with Mastercard GlobalLinker pages, features, and functionality, including Mastercard GlobalLinker mobile applications, features(like adding to your profile, participating in Groups and Company Buzz, uploading contacts, Chats etc) and platform technology (like “Share on Mastercard GlobalLinker” buttons or third party applications), we also collect your IP address, browser type, operating system, mobile carrier, and your ISP, and receive the URLs of sites from which you arrive or leave Mastercard GlobalLinker, or sites that have embedded Mastercard GlobalLinker.
Through cookies and other technologies that allow us to recognize you, we customize your experience, and serve content, offers, features, information, messages, advertisements etc., on and off Mastercard GlobalLinker, when you participate in initiatives offered by Mastercard GlobalLinker or by third parties on Mastercard GlobalLinker including surveys, polls or other third party research undertaken with your consent.
You may choose to import or sync your information, link information or your Account onto Mastercard GlobalLinker, as it would help enhance your experience on Mastercard GlobalLinker. In addition you may also link third party sites, applications with Mastercard GlobalLinker. You will be required to provide information not related to Mastercard GlobalLinker.
We may share information, as required, with our Affiliate Partners to help them offer you privileges and their services in the most appropriate manner.
In order to fulfill your requests for services that require payments, we may share your payment information with our payment processor(s)/payment gateway partner(s) and other fulfillment agencies.
In case, you declined such a request, you will be requested to input such details every time you need to connect with such third party sites for transacting.
We may serve our own ads and may also allow third party advertisements and/or messages on Mastercard GlobalLinker to Members and Visitors.
We may also include a file, called a Web beacon, for research and analysis of your site usage behavior.
We use Personal Information you provide to:
a.display your profile to prospective and existing Mastercard GlobalLinker Members, through searches within and outside Mastercard GlobalLinker including in the form of your eBiz card, profile and in other forms to identify content and other inputs posted by you as a part of content contributed or other activities performed by you on Mastercard GlobalLinker
b.authenticate, administer your Account with us and to assist, support, orient, coach and to tailor/customize your experience on Mastercard GlobalLinker through the presentation of, including but not limited to, contextually relevant content, offers, messages, advertisements etc.
c.provide you Service(s)and/or promotional communications through email, SMS and other forms of communication including but not limited to notices on Mastercard GlobalLinker and based on your message preferences either directly or through Mastercard and/or our Affiliate Partners.
d.connect you to other Mastercard GlobalLinker and community Members to provide greater opportunities for you to grow the business of your Company
e.Perform actions initiated by you & perform actions which will help you grow your business on Mastercard GlobalLinker
h.provide important communications and notices
i.searches on and outside Mastercard GlobalLinker
j.resolving queries & other communication through our helpdesk
k.to comply with legal matters
l.sharing relevant information with partner and third party-sites
m.for you to communicate with other Members on Mastercard GlobalLinker which may include, but is not limited to, messages, shares, comments with linked & un-linked Members, or outside Mastercard GlobalLinker. All such content shared will be shared by you via Mastercard GlobalLinker features and functions or with each other. Such content may be available for others to view unless specified & you are advised to exercise caution before posting content which you may deem to be confidential or violate your or any other Member rights.
Please note that we do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide Personal Information to third parties without your consent except where it is necessary to carry out your instructions (to process your payment information, for example) or to add efficiencies and economies to our systems and operating processes.
a. Review, enhance or edit your Personal Information through your settings and your personal profile page
b. Control the messages you receive fromMastercard GlobalLinker and other Members within and outside of your network on Mastercard GlobalLinker
d. Change your profile and manage your network on Mastercard GlobalLinker to control visibility and accessibility through Mastercard GlobalLinker
f. Control whether Mastercard GlobalLinker uses your name and profile photo in social ads; and
g. Close your Mastercard GlobalLinker Account
While using the Services offered on Mastercard GlobalLinker you are also obligated to respect the information of other Members/users of Mastercard GlobalLinker and not misuse the access you have through search, networking facilities and other means available on Mastercard GlobalLinker. You must also endeavor to maintain confidentiality of other Member’s Personal Information and transactions if the same are shared with you.
You consent that the information you provide us on Mastercard GlobalLinker, about yourself or your business, is ‘authorized’ and voluntary on your part.
From time to time, we may add or enhance services available on Mastercard GlobalLinker. To the extent these services are provided, and used by you, we will use the information you provide to facilitate the service requested. For example, if you email us with a question, we will use your email address, name, nature of the question, etc. to respond to your question. We may also store such information to assist us in making Mastercard GlobalLinker better and easier to use.
The Company Admin of your Company will be provided additional controls to monitor Company information and activities and that of its Members. Your Company Admin may be acquainted with additional information regarding your use of Company related modules and functions on Mastercard GlobalLinker.
In addition, the Company Admin will be able to allow, deny usage of functions and activities and also assign authority to the Members of the Company.
If you do not agree to the revised terms you may close your Account on Mastercard GlobalLinker.
Personal information you provide will be secured in accordance with industry standards and technology. Since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Mastercard GlobalLinker. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, copied, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. You are responsible for exercising caution while selecting and managing your Mastercard GlobalLinker signin/access credentials (including the single sign-on access), maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and Account information, and for controlling access to your email communications at all times.
Effective on August 01, 2018
Mastercard GlobalLinker aims to provide you with an experience that is contextually relevant and useful. Cookies help us provide you with a customized experience on the desktop, mobile or native clients. Cookies, however, do not store any Personal Information, Sensitive Personal Information or any information that can identify you (collectively referred to as “Personal Data.”)
By continuing to use Mastercard GlobalLinker website https://mastercard.globallinker.com/ (the “Site”) you agree that we can store and place cookies on your computer and mobile devices to improve your online experience.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by a Site. A cookie contains certain data related to your GlobalLinker experience which helps us function optimally and communicate with your browser to provide you with a seamless experience. These files may contain unique identifier created by Site and other data about your visit.
However, please be assured that:
Cookies will NOT store any personally identifiable data (like email, phone number, etc.), AND
Cookies do not collect any data stored on your hard drive or computer.
To find out more about cookies, visit:
Following Cookies are used on the Site:
The ‘Remember Username’ option on the sign in page is the only persistent cookie we use
Mastercard GlobalLinker may also use “Web Beacons” or similar technologies on our Site to enable us to know whether you have visited a web page or received a message. In general, Web Beacon is a transparent graphic image of size 1 pixel x 1 pixel, which is placed on a webpage or in an email. This enable us to know the behavior of the user visiting the webpage or viewing the email. This is often used in combination with cookies.
Web Beacons do not provide an option to decline. However, Mastercard GlobalLinker collects only anonymous and / or aggregate information about users. This technology helps us in measuring effectiveness of our online content, features, advertisements, and other communications. They may also enable us to relate your viewing or receipt of a web page or message to other information about you, including your Personal Data.
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
To opt-out of participating in Google Analytics data, follow the instructions here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
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