m/SIX Privacy Notice

How and why we collect data and covering your choices.
(last update, January 2019)

This is the North America m/SIX privacy notice. Please read our UK specific privacy notice here.

WHO ARE WE ?

m/SIX Communications Limited (“m/SIX”), is a global media investment business and is a part of the GroupM Worldwide, Inc.. In North America the responsible legal entity is m/SIX Communications LLC.

This notice outlines how and why m/SIX collects and uses personal data specifically from visits to the m/SIX North America website (“Website”): https://www.msixagency.com/na/.

This notice also explains your rights as someone who may provide personal data to m/SIX through the Websites and how to exercise these rights.

We respect the privacy of users of our website and recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner with that information. This privacy policy contains important information about how we use your personal information.

WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED AND USED BY M/SIX ?

We collect information that enables us to identify your browser and device and tell us which pages within our Website you visit and on which pages you spend the most time. We do this by using the following:

Cookie a small alphanumeric text file that we automatically assign to visitors to our website. It is stored in your browser and allows us to identify your interaction with us.
Sometimes a cookie resides on your device for just the single time you’re visiting our Website; this is called a session cookie. Sometimes a cookie remains on your device until you delete it or it expires automatically; this is called a persistent cookie. Both types of cookies are used on our Websites.
IP address Internet protocol address
Pixel A line of code that sits within our webpages and which we use to record that you have visited a particular page within our Websites.

We use some or all of this information to improve your website experience by delivering content that you are likely to prefer on future visits. Our lawful basis for this type of processing is that we have a legitimate interest in understanding and improving your experience of our Website.

Specific cookie types used

We collect information that enables us to identify your browser and device and tell us which pages within our Website you visit and on which pages you spend the most time. We do this by using the following:

Performance Analytics Tracking This type of cookie provides aggregated information about where a user may go on the Website.
Google Analytics (persistent) m/SIX uses Google Analytics to help analyze how visitors use the Website. Among other things, Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information about the number of visits to the Website, the webpage that referred visitors to the Website, language, device, browser and operating system, the pages visitors view within the Website and other similar details. We do not share this information with third parties. When used this way the Google Analytics cookie is a persistent cookie, and will remain on your device until the cookie expires or you delete it. These cookies may appear as _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz, _utmv, _utmt, _gid, _ga, _gat.
Google Analytics (session) This cookie may appear as has_js. We do not retain this data as it is deleted upon closing of your browser, and therefore we cannot share it with any third parties.

Collection and use of contact information

There are a few instances where we may collect your name and contact details (such as e-mail address, telephone number and postal address). But, we won’t collect this information without consent and never use it in online advertising placement. We keep a record of this information, including email address and other contact information, solely for responding to a user’s request. Examples where you might voluntarily provide your name and contact details include:

  • If you voluntarily ask to be added to our newsletter list, we will collect your e-mail address to send you our email newsletter or marketing emails.
  • If you submit information in connection with an employment inquiry
  • If you enter information into a text field or otherwise submit information to us on the Website.

By entering your contact information as noted above you are consenting to m/SIX using that information to contact you regarding your request and provide you with better ways of accessing information from this website. This consent is our legal basis for using the information in this way.

m/SIX may pass your contact information to our subsidiaries and affiliated companies so that they may contact you in connection with the objective of your inquiry for the purposes set out in this policy. Where we pass your contact information to our subsidiary or affiliated companies in another country, we will make sure that they apply the same level of protection to your information as we do.

If at any time you decide to withdraw your consent and like would us to remove you from our marketing e-mails or newsletters, or to unsubscribe from our database, you can contact us using the details provided at the bottom of this Privacy Notice. You must include your name, e-mail address, and clear instructions regarding changes you are requesting. You may also unsubscribe from e-mail newsletters by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link found at the bottom of the e-mail.

m/SIX is a data controller responsible for your personal data (as this term or similar term is defined by applicable law) when you visit our Website or provide us with contact information.

California

Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California can obtain certain information about the types of personal information that companies with whom they have an established business relationship have shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. To request a list of companies, if any, to which m/SIX has provided personal information for its own marketing purposes, please email us at safeandsound@theandpartnership.com. Please allow 30 days for a response.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Does m/SIX share any information with other vendors or partners?

We may provide access to information we collect to our vendors and contractors (also known as third parties) who are performing services on our behalf to enable the uses of your information that we have described above. These vendors are not permitted to use this information for any other purpose. Additionally, we must disclose information when we believe we’re legally obliged to, or in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding prohibited activities, such as incidents of hacking, misuse, suspected fraud, or other prohibited activities.

Use of this site by Children and Children’s data:

Our Website is not developed for or directed at children under age 13. We specifically request that children not provide information about themselves through our Website. If you believe your child has provided this kind of information and would like it deleted from our database, you can contact us at safeandsound@theandpartnership.com. If we become aware we’ve collected information about a child under the age of 13, we’ll delete it.

Data retention and storage:

We will keep your information that we collect on the Website for a reasonable period for the purposes set out above. We follow generally accepted online advertising industry standards to ensure that your personal data disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used. These standards include undertaking necessary physical, electronic, and management activities required to protect data integrity, access, and use.

Information Security:

Maintaining the privacy of our users’ information is very important to us which means we take care and pay special attention to our security measures to protect this information from data breaches. We follow industry standards to protect against the unauthorized access to, retention of, and disclosure of information. This includes physical, electronic, and management activities to protect information integrity, access, and use.

Linking to other websites/Third party sites:

A link from our Website to another website does not imply our endorsement of affiliates or websites, and we do not control third party websites to which we link, nor assume responsibility for their content or privacy policies. Once you follow a link to another website, the m/SIX Privacy Notice no longer applies. It’s important to always read the privacy policy of any website you are visiting.

Transfer of data upon change of control:

In the event that another company acquires us, or all or substantially all of the assets of our business, through a consolidation, merger, asset purchase, or other transaction, we reserve the right to transfer all information (including any information you may have provided through the “contact us” page) that is in our possession or under our control to the acquiring party, and that information may be used by the acquiring party in its business.

Changes to this Privacy Notice:

Please note that because of the changing nature of privacy laws and regulations, digital technologies, and our business, we may modify this Privacy Notice from time to time. Please review this Privacy Notice periodically to become aware of any changes that may have occurred (we will update the effective date at the top of the page to help you know when changes have been made).

If you have any Complaints or wish to contact us:

Please use the details set out below and we will do our best to address any complaints or worries you may have about how we collect and handle your Personal Data. The most effective way to contact us is to email safeandsound@theandpartnership.com.

If for whatever reason you don’t feel like we have adequately addressed your concerns you can contact the Data Protection Authority in your jurisdiction and make a formal complaint.

North America:
m/SIX Communications LLC
72 Spring Street, 4th Floor, New York, 10012
safeandsound@theandpartnership.com