According to articles 13 and 14 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) and the Maltese Data Protection Act (Chapter 586 of the Laws of Malta), Lidl Malta Ltd, with registered office in Vassallo Business Park, Burmarrad Road, Naxxar NXR 6345, hereby informs you about the processing of your personal data in the context of the handling of your inquiries by Lidl’s customer service.
1. Data controller
The Data Controller according to article 4, paragraph 1, number 7) of the GDPR is Lidl Malta Ltd. with registered office in Vassallo Business Park, Burmarrad Road, Naxxar NXR 6345, Malta
If necessary, you can reach contact Lidl Malta Ltd. by telephone at 800 62 777 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org .
2. Categories of personal data processed, purpose and manner of data processing and legal basis
Personal information provided by you when filling out our contact form, by telephone or by e-mail or via social media is, of course, treated as confidential. We use your personal data solely for the purpose of processing your inquiry, resolving complaints and disputes as well as for complying with applicable legal obligations.
The processing of the aforementioned personal data is necessary as essential in order to provide the service requested by you through the contact forms, by e-mail, over the telephone or the social media (article 6, paragraph 1, letter b) of the GDPR) and fulfil the obligation to comply with the applicable legislation (article 6, paragraph 1, letter c) of the GDPR).
Should it be necessary to transmit your personal data to the business partner who will handle the technical assistance relating to non-food and / or textile products, this transmission will only take place upon your express consent (article 6, paragraph 1, letter a) of the GDPR) .
You can withdraw your consent for future processing at any point, without impacting the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent until the moment of withdraw. To this end, please send a specific request to withdraw the consent provided to the email address email@example.com, indicating the number of the application.
In order to identify you as a customer or to process your request, we may use personal data from your customer accounts at Lidl. The legal basis for processing your data is article 6, paragraph (1, letter f) of the GDPR. The legitimate interest in the processing of your personal data by Lidl arises from our intention to answer your request and thus to maintain and promote customer satisfaction.
3. Recipients / Categories of recipients
For the aforementioned purposes of handling inquiries sent to our Customer Service, personal data will be processed by specifically appointed employees and / or by service providers carefully selected and contractually bound to process personal data on our behalf as data processors pursuant to article 28 of the GDPR or transmitted to subjects and authorities whose right of access to personal data is expressly recognized by law, regulations or provisions issued by the competent authorities.
If you have provided your express consent, your personal data may be transmitted to business partners who will provide the technical assistance for non-food and / or textile products.
Furthermore, it may be necessary for us to forward extracts of your request to contract partners in order to process your request. In these cases, however, the request will be anonymized beforehand, so that the third party cannot make any connection to you. If, in individual cases, the disclosure of your personal information should be required, we will inform you about this in advance and obtain your consent.
In general, your personal data will not be disclosed to recipients located in a third country, outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA). Any transfer of personal data to a third country will take place, in any case, in compliance with the appropriate and appropriate guarantees for the purposes of the transfer itself, such as the use of standard contractual clauses, pursuant to the applicable legislation and, in particular, to articles 45 and 46 of the GDPR.
5. Rights of the data subjects
According to the GDPR, you as the data subject also have the following general rights:
- According to article 15, paragraph 1 of the GDPR, you have the right, upon request, to obtain information free of charge about the personal data stored by Lidl concerning your person.
- In addition, if the legal prerequisites exist, you are entitled to obtain rectification (article 16 of the GDPR), cancellation (article. 17 of the GDPR) and restriction of the processing (article 18 of the GDPR) of your personal data.
- If the data processing is based on article 6, paragraph 1, letter e or f of the GDPR, you are entitled to exercise the right to object pursuant to article 21 of the GDPR. When an objection is entered, the processing of data ceases, unless Lidl can prove compelling and legitimate reasons requiring the continuation of the further data processing, which outweigh the interest of the person concerned in the objection.
- If you have provided the processed data yourself, you are entitled to data portability according to article 20 of the GDPR.
Insofar as the data processing is based on consent pursuant to article 6, paragraph 1, letter a or article 9, paragraph 2, letter a of the GDPR, you can revoke the consent at any time with future effect, without affecting the lawfulness of the previous processing of data.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate Data Protection Supervisory Authority. The competent authority is either defined by your country or the country where the Data Controller has its Headquarters registered.
However, should you have any inquiries concerning the exercise of your rights with regard to the processing of your data (data protection rights), please contact our Customer Service
6. Contact details of the Data Protection Officer
If you have any further questions concerning the processing of your data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer at the following email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not use this e-mail address for issues that do not present privacy-relevant profiles (e.g. applications and customer service contact requests).