Who we are

We inform you that this website www.mactt.org is owned by the Mediterranean Academy of Culture, Technology and Trade NGO, recognized by the Government of Malta and registered in the Register of the Commissioner for Voluntary Organizations under the number VO/0734

If you have any further questions or would like more information about our Privacy Policy or how we handle user data and personal information, or would like to withdraw your consent for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your Personal Information, please do not hesitate. contact us by slipping to secretary@mactt.org

The Data Controller is Mediterranean Academy of Culture, Technology and Trade NGO , in the person of its legal representative, domiciled at the registered office in 69, The Penthouse, Carorina Court, Triq Giuseppe Calì, Ta’Xbiex (Malta).


As a customer of this service you are a “User”, “Member”, “Visitor” or “You” under this agreement. The website or any service we offer will be referred to as a “website” or “service”. External services or integrations as they will be referred to as “External Provider” or “External Service” of applications.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Following the standard procedures of using log files, these files automatically record visits when you visit the website, may include information about your web browser, may record some of the cookies installed on your device, IP address, ISP, time zone and timestamps, referring / exit pages, number of clicks. 

The purpose of this information is to analyze trends, administer this website, track the movement of users on this website and gather demographic information and is not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. 

Furthermore, while browsing the website, we may collect information on the sub-pages displayed. 
We may also collect personal information about you such as your name, organization/company name, address, email address or other personal data if you provide it to us when registering, purchasing, contacting us or in any other way.

We ask for personal information only when we really need it to provide you with a desired service (for example if you place an order via the website). 

We collect it by fair and legal means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we are collecting it and how it will be used.


If you leave comments on our articles or any content on the website, we may collect the following data: Your name and surname, your email address, your telephone number, your IP address.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

By filling out the contact form, the user:

  • communicate his/her name;
  • communicate the email address to which he/she wants to be contacted;
  • communicate the telephone number at which he/she wants to be contacted;
  • communicate the name of his/her company, his/her VAT number, his/her address, his/her work email. writes a message to be sent to secretary@mactt.org


This site uses cookies, text files that are recorded on the user’s terminal or that allow access to information on the user’s terminal. Cookies allow information on visitor preferences to be stored, they are used in order to verify the correct functioning of the site and to improve its functionality by customizing the content of the pages based on the type of browser used, or to simplify navigation by automating procedures (eg . Login, site language), and finally for the analysis of the use of the site by visitors.

This site uses the following categories of cookies:

  • technical cookies, used for the sole purpose of transmitting an electronic communication, to ensure the correct display of the site and navigation within it. In addition, they allow to distinguish between the various connected users in order to provide a requested service to the right user (Login), and for site security reasons. Some of these cookies are deleted when the browser is closed (session cookies), others have a longer duration (such as the cookie necessary to keep the user’s consent in relation to the use of cookies, which lasts 1 year). Consent is not required for these cookies;
  • analysis cookies, used directly by the site manager to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site. They are assimilated to technical cookies if the service is anonymized.
  • profiling and marketing cookies, used exclusively by third parties other than the owner of this site to collect information on the behavior of users while browsing, and on interests and consumption habits, also in order to provide personalized advertising.

Important information

By clicking OK on the banner present at the first access to the site or by browsing the site, the visitor expressly consents to the use of cookies and similar technologies, and in particular to the registration of these cookies on his terminal for the purposes indicated above, or to access through cookies to information on your terminal.

The management of cookies is shown on this page: https://www.mactt.org/cookie-policy-eu/

Disabling cookies

The user can refuse the use of cookies and at any time can revoke a consent already provided. Since cookies are connected to the browser used, they CAN BE DISABLED DIRECTLY FROM THE BROWSER, thus refusing/revoking consent to the use of cookies, or through the banner at the bottom of the page.

DISABLING COOKIES COULD PREVENT THE CORRECT USE OF SOME FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE, in particular the services provided by third parties may not be accessible, and therefore may not be viewable:

  • YouTube videos or other video sharing services;
  • the social buttons of social networks;
  • Google maps.

Instructions for disabling cookies can be found on the following web pages: Mozilla Firefox – Microsoft Internet Explorer – Microsoft Edge – Google Chrome – Opera – Apple Safari 


By default, our site does not collect any analytics data. However, we use the Google Analitycs service for the data analysis of this site. You can check the management of the related cookies on this page: https://www.mactt.org/cookie-policy-eu/

Who we share your data with

We do not share, sell, trade or rent any personally identifiable information publicly or with third parties, except when required by law, if you violate our Terms of Use or where it helps us facilitate our Service. For example, the online store module may require third party services such as PayPal or other payment processors, we may also use statistics services such as Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel and others. Each of these services has its own Privacy Policy, for example:

In order to provide certain features, we may rely on other third party services such as payment and accounting providers or services, support or communication providers and other services, we reserve the right not to track how you interact with any of the services. provided.

We may collect and use Non-Personal Information to help us improve the Service, personalize your experience and analyze your use of the Service. This Privacy Policy does not limit our use or disclosure of the non-personal information collected. We reserve the right to collect, use and disclose such Non-Personal Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties in our sole discretion.

How long we retain your data

What rights you have over your data

We keep the information collected for the time necessary to provide you with the requested service unless and until you ask us to delete this information. We will protect the data we store with commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. Customer passwords that we can store are stored as hashes and the original password cannot be recovered.

Your rights with respect to the data held by us are provided for and regulated by REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016. As an Italian legal entity, you can view your rights at this link: https://www.itgovernance.eu/it-it/gdpr-testo-completo

In relation to the processing of your personal data, pursuant to the European Regulation, the interested party has the right to:

  • withdraw consent to the processing at any time. It should be noted, however, that the withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before the withdrawal, as required by art. 7, paragraph 3, of the European Regulation;
  • ask the Data Controller for access to personal data, as required by art. 15 of the European Regulation;
  • obtain from the Data Controller the correction and integration of personal data deemed inaccurate, even by providing a simple supplementary declaration, as required by art. 16 of the European Regulation;
  • obtain from the Data Controller the deletion of personal data if there is even only one of the reasons provided for by art. 17 of the European Regulation;
  • obtain from the Data Controller the limitation of the processing of personal data if one of the hypotheses provided for by art. 18 of the European Regulation;
  • receive from the Data Controller the personal data concerning you in a structured format, commonly used and readable by an automatic device, as well as having the right to transmit such data to another data controller without impediments, as required by art. 20 of the European Regulation;
  • object at any time, for reasons related to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data carried out pursuant to art. 6, paragraph 1, letters e) or f), including profiling on the basis of these provisions, as required by art. 21 of the European Regulation;
  • not be subjected to decisions based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produce legal effects concerning you, if you have not previously and explicitly consented, as required by art. 22 of the European Regulation. By way of example and not limited to, this category includes any form of automated processing of personal data aimed at analyzing or predicting aspects regarding consumption and purchase choices, the economic situation, interests, reliability, behavior;
  • propose a complaint to a supervisory authority, if you believe that the processing that concerns you violates the European Regulation. The complaint can be filed in the Member State in which he habitually resides, works or in the place where the alleged violation has occurred, as required by art. 77 of the European Regulation.

To exercise each of your rights, you can contact the Data Controller, in the person of the legal representative, by sending a communication to the registered office in 69, The Penthouse, Carolina Court, Triq Giuseppe Calì, XBX1425, Ta’Xbiex, Malta, or by sending an email to secretary@mactt.org, providing the following data:

  • Name, surname and postal address
  • Details of the request
  • Photocopy of a valid identity document.

Where we send your data

This site may share some of the data collected with services located outside the European Union area. In particular with Google, Facebook and Microsoft (LinkedIn) through social plugins and the Google Analytics service. The transfer is authorized on the basis of specific decisions of the European Commission, or on the basis of the standard contractual clauses of the individual services.

Contact information

When we process your personal data, you become the owner of a series of rights which you can exercise at any time. Find the list of your rights in the Privacy Policy.

The aforementioned rights can be exercised by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address secretary@mactt.org

How we protect your data

We treat visitor/user data in a lawful and correct manner, adopting appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or unauthorized destruction of data.

We are committed to protecting the security of your personal data while it is being sent, using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information in transit.

The processing is carried out using IT and / or telematic tools, with organizational methods and with logic strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, categories of employees involved in the organization of the site or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, hosting providers) may have access to the data.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We currently have no data breach procedures in place

From which third parties we receive data

At this time we do not receive data from third-parties

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

If your web site provides a service which includes automated decision making – for example, allowing customers to apply for credit, or aggregating their data into an advertising profile – you must note that this is taking place, and include information about how that information is used, what decisions are made with that aggregated data, and what rights users have over decisions made without human intervention.

What we collect and store

  • Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed
  • Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping
  • Shipping address: we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!

We’ll also use cookies to keep track of basket contents while you’re browsing our site.

When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

  • Send you information about your account and order
  • Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
  • Process payments and prevent fraud
  • Set up your account for our store
  • Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
  • Improve our store offerings
  • Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them

If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for XXX years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.

We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.

Who on our team has access

Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, both Administrators and Shop Managers can access:

  • Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased and where it should be sent, and
  • Customer information like your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.

Our team members have access to this information to help fulfill orders, process refunds and support you.

Complianz | GDPR/CCPA Cookie Consent

Complianz GDPR Cookie Consent does not process any personally identifiable information, which means there’s no need to add text about this plugin to your Privacy Statement. The used cookies (all functional) will be added to your Cookie Policy automatically. You can find our Privacy Statement here.


Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.

If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our plugin. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Privacy policy updated as of August 7, 2021