Privacy Policy

  1. Introduction


  • We at Seed Business Advisory Limited (C 94535) (hereinafter referred to as “Seed Business Advisory”) know that you, the user, care about how information about you is used, shared, and processed, and we appreciate your trust in using our services, herein is a description of our privacy policy (the “Policy”).


  • This Policy explains how and for what purposes we use the information collected about you via, and through the services which we provide.


  • The website is not intended for use by persons under eighteen (18) years of age, and by no means do we knowingly collect personal data in relation to children.


  • Any processing of information gathered as a result of the use of this website by consumers or other persons is governed by the provisions of data protection legislation, in particular Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) and the Maltese Data Protection Act (Chapter 440 of the Laws of Malta).


  • Please read this Policy carefully, it can easily be accessed via a link at the bottom of each web page. By using the website and the online platform and any services we offer, you are agreeing to be bound by this Policy in respect of the information collected about you.


  • If you have any queries or comments about the Policy, our use of your personal information or wish to unsubscribe from messages from us, please get in touch through our email address


  1. Data we collect:


  • We collect your personal information in order to be able to provide you with a better quality of service.


  • The following is a list of the information we gather:


  • Identity Data including:
  • Your name;
  • Your surname;


  • Contact Data; including
  • Your email address;
  • Your telephone number;
  • Your mobile number.


  • Any other information you voluntarily provide.


  • We may also carry out background checks in order to verify the personal information which you provide us with. 


  • How we collect your data:


  • When you register for a special marketing campaign;
  • Information provided at the time of sign up for our email newsletters
  • When you register for any loyalty scheme that we offer from time to time;
  • When you request that promotional emails be sent to you;
  • Information provided when completing surveys for research purposes;
  • Information provided when you contact our team; and
  • Any other time you provide any information about yourself.


  1. How we use your information


  • We use your information in the following ways:


  • to improve the Seed Business Advisory platform as best suited to your requirements;
  • to send you service messages by email, SMS or otherwise, such as order updates;
  • to provide customer care and support;
  • for security and to check your identity;
  • to provide you with marketing or promotional material (where you have consented for us to do so);
  • to show you adverts as you browse the Seed Business Advisory platform;
  • to direct you to the right part of the Seed Business Advisory website or platform;
  • to communicate with you.


  • No matter how we specifically use the information provided to us, we have been careful to ensure that, at all times, we have a lawful basis for processing your personal data in terms of Article 6 of the GDPR. Our lawful basis for processing your data may include:


  • where you specifically consent to our processing of your data for one or more specific purposes: For example, if you have agreed to our Terms and Conditions and to the terms of this Privacy Policy, you have specifically provided us with consent to use your personal data for things such as sending you service messages like order updates.


  • where processing your data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subjects: For example, in some situations, we may be obliged by law to provide your personal information to the lawful authorities. For example, if you are the subject of criminal compilation proceedings, we may be required to provide data relating to your activity on the Seed Business Advisory platform.


  • Any personal data that you provide us with during the registration process will be stored in our database and may not need to be re-entered with each new order, in order to provide a smoother user experience.


  • Please note that our ability to provide you with services through the Seed Business Advisory platform may be partially or completely inhibited if we delete your personal data at your request.


  • Any personal data being held with regard to any accounts which are inactive for a period of two (2) years will be automatically deleted.


  • No personal data will be stored, in any circumstance, beyond the legal retention periods allowed by Maltese law and, where applicable, European Union law.  


  1. Marketing Communications 


  • If you opt in to receive marketing communications from us, you consent to the processing of your data to send you such communications, which may include newsletters, blog posts, surveys and information about new events. We retain a record of your consent. 


  • You can choose to no longer receive marketing communications by contacting us at or clicking unsubscribe from a marketing email. If you do unsubscribe to marketing communications, it may take up to 5 business days for your new preferences to take effect. We shall therefore retain your personal data in our records for marketing purposes until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive marketing emails from us.  


  1. Use of Cookies


  • A cookie is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. They are used by web developers to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Cookies allow our website to keep track user activity on our website and allow us to analyse such activity to provide you with a better shopping experience. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user's previous activity, thereby distinguishing the user from others using the site. Due to their core role of enhancing/enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may result in a sub-optimal user experience.

  • The Seed Business Advisory platform uses cookies to help us provide you with the best possible experience and to allow us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.


  1. Security


  • We are committed towards ensuring that any data collected in relation to this website is kept securely at all times. We have taken all reasonable measures to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of this information through the installation of appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure any information collected through our website.

  1. Storage of Data


  • We undertake to store and, or to transmit your data in a manner that ensures security against unauthorised access, alteration or deletion, at a level commensurate with its sensitivity. To ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy we will endeavour to take all reasonable necessary steps in protecting your privacy. We will do our best to protect your personal data. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. However, we have no control over the transmission of information over the internet and therefore cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to our sites. 


  • While we undertake to take all commercially reasonable steps to guarantee the security of all credit card and all other personal information, we unequivocally relieve ourselves from any liability and take no responsibility for any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, and you agree to hold us harmless for any damages that may result therefrom. Hence, any transmission of data is at your own risk. 


  • Some or all of your personal data may be stored or transferred outside of the European Union (the EU) for any reason, including for example, if our email server is located in a country outside the EU or if any of our service providers or their servers are based outside of the EU. We shall only transfer your personal data to organisations that have provided adequate safeguards in respect of your personal data. 


  1. Third party Websites 


  • From time to time the Seed Business Advisory platform may contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you visit any of these websites please note that they may have their own privacy policies. Therefore, you should check these before submitting any personal data. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for any policies made by third parties. 


  1. Your Rights  


  • As an individual you may exercise your right to access the data held about you by Seed Business Advisory by submitting your request in writing to the Data Controller. 


  • Although all reasonable efforts will be made to keep your information updated, you are kindly requested to inform us of any change referring to the personal data held by the association. In any case if you consider that certain information about you is inaccurate, you may request rectification of such data. 


  • If you have any complaints in relation to this privacy policy or otherwise in relation to our processing of your personal data, you should contact the Maltese supervisory authority: The Office of the Information and Data Protection Commissioner. 


  • You also have the right at any time to require that we delete your personal data and request data portability. 


  1. Changes to the Policy 


  • We may change this Policy from time to time without notice as we add new services or features or in response to changes in the law or our commercial arrangements. Any changes to this Policy will be posted on the website.  


  • In changing this Policy, we undertake: 
    • not to materially change these terms in a manner that reduces protection for your data; 
    • where it makes changes to these terms, to ensure that the differences between successive versions are readily accessible; 
    • to maintain all prior versions of these terms in such a manner that they are dated, and readily accessible. 


  1. Governing Law and Jurisdiction 


  • This Policy shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Malta. By accessing this website, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Malta in all claims or disputes arising in relation to or in connection with this website and its use and the privacy policy. 


  1. Contact 


  • Thank you for taking the time to read our Policy. 


  • Any comments or suggestions that you may have, and which may contribute to a better quality of service will be welcomed and greatly appreciated. These may be emailed to