1The Data Protection Act 2001
The Data Protection Act 2001 has been enacted on the 14th December 2001 and came fully into force as from the 15th July 2003. We therefore have a legal duty to respect and protect any personal information we collect from you and we will abide by such duty. We take all safeguards necessary to prevent unauthorised access and we shall not pass on details collected from you as a visitor, to any third party or Government Department unless you give us your consent to do so and unless MTA is compelled to do so by law. Further information on your data privacy rights are available and can be accessed from the web site http://www.mjha.gov.mt/home.html
As a visitor, we collect three types of information on you:
Contact or feedback information;
Web page download information;
Site usage information.
3Contact or Feedback Information
When you fill the form on the "CONTACT US", we use the personal information submitted in the form only to respond to your message. This personal information will not be kept longer than necessary and will be deleted once the feedback requirement is met.
MTA is responsible to reply to the feedback form received. The feedback form should contain the following information:
- Name and Surname,
- Address and comments.
Failure to enter information relative to the above, will result in the form not being sent.
4Web page Download Information
If you read or download information from our web portal, we automatically collect and store the following non-personal information:
- Your server address
- Your top-level domain name (e.g. .com, .net, .uk)
- The date and time you visited this site
- The pages of this site you accessed
- The documents you downloaded
- The previous site you visited
- The type of web browser you used
The operating system of the machine running your web browser and the type and version of your web browser.
Please note that this information is strictly for the sole use of MTA. No such information will be released to third parties without your prior consent, unless MTA is compelled to do by law.
5Site Usage Information
MTA creates "cookies" for each session when you visit our web portal. These cookies store information that is sent to your browser - along with a web page - when you access a web page. Your browser will return the cookie information only to the domain from where the cookie originated, i.e., maltachoirfest and no other web site can request this information. When you return to the maltachoirfest web portal, the cookie is sent back to the web server, along with your new request.
6Access to your information
MTA will retain the personal information that it holds on any person or organization until notice requiring removal of such information is given by such person or organisation, Any person or organization who has registered with this web portal, and who believes that we have gathered and stored personal information relating to them, may request, at any point in time, to view that information. Any inaccuracies in the information submitted may be corrected and where applicable erased, if deletion has not already taken place.