When you register with Mak Internet Ventures we require an email address and contact information. This
is required for communications regarding your order or other requests, weekly specials and
other information which you have requested from us.
All personal information is protected by local and national data protection and privacy
laws. By disclosing your personal information and using Mak Internet Ventures's Web Systems, you
consent to the collection, storage, disclosure, processing, use and transfer of your
personal information where necessary and if required by Mak Internet Ventures, our data processors,
our payment processors, financial institutions or fraud-risk management authorities.
We will also use the information you provide for the following purposes:
1. To send updates regarding the status of your orders
2. To send you newsletters and details of offers and promotions which you have
3. To improve the content, design and layout of our website and to facilitate knowledge
4. To understand the interests and buying behaviour of our registered users
5. To contact you in case of difficulty arising from delivery (i.e. remote areas in the
We will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties unless you have consented to this
disclosure or unless the third party is required to fulfil your order (in such
circumstances, the third party is bound by similar data protection requirements. We will
disclose your Personal Data if we believe in good faith that we are required to disclose it
in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or
regulatory order, or other statutory requirement. )
Please note that you may change your communications preferences at any time via the 'my
account' section of our website.
Please note that some areas of the website require registration before you may access them.
These pages will prompt you to register before proceeding.
Mak Internet Ventures uses Secured Servers to process your payments and firewalled servers and other
security measures to ensure the safety of your personal information.
Our website creates a single cookie on your machine containing session and state
information. The information within this cookie does not include any financial information.
Our website requires cookies to be enabled in the web browser and in any third party
security programs to allow tasks such as registering, logging in, buying items or accessing
accounts. Please be aware that should cookies be disabled or blocked by third party
software, many of the features of the website will be impaired or unavailable.
Your password stored in our database is encryted with a one-way hash and cannot be decrypted
to ensure highest levels of security.
Deletion of your Personal Data
We are unable to delete your Mak Internet Ventures account information containing your personal
information for a period of 7 years from the date of your last interaction with us (this
could be a sales transaction, a return, or some other interaction with Mak Internet Ventures via our
Customer Services team or our online tools). This is because we may need to access
historical information for business reporting and accounting purposes. Please note however,
that at any point in time you may opt in or out of marketing communications via the 'your
account' section of this website or simply click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of
every marketing email and you will be opted out of all email communications.
Mak Internet Ventures reserves the right to alter or amend its data protection and privacy statement
from time to time in its sole discretion.
information, or if you wish to request us to stop using your information in any way, please
Data Protection Officer
Mak Internet Ventures
77 Lower Camden Street
Email: Data Protection
Safe shopping at makiv.com
At Mak Internet Ventures we take our security seriously, Mak Internet Ventures is Fully PCI Compliant and adhere to strict security standard laid out by Visa, MasterCard and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). This standard has very strict and detailed requirements to everything from the physical locks on our server rooms to the encryption on the pages where credit card information is entered.
www.makiv.com is tested and certified weekly to pass the Comodo HackerGuardian Security Scan.
We go beyond the requirements of the PCI DSS and require that every credit card authorization is protected with the Verified by Visa/MasterCard SecureCode authentication schemes. This ensures that the person using a credit card actually is the person he claims to be. This protects you from having your credit card misused at our web shop and protects us from fraudulent transactions.
All transfer of sensitive information in the checkout pages are secured by SSL. Your password stored in our database is encryted with a one-way hash and cannot be decrypted to ensure highest levels of security.