privacy 2018-03-22T10:48:41+00:00



We at Foodiepal respect the privacy of the users of Foodiepal recommendation services within your social network, including the Foodiepal website at as well as the associated Foodiepal mobile application, and any other services provided by MAMA Dine Oy related to Foodiepal (together “Services”).  This Privacy Policy helps you understand what personal data and non-personal data we collect, and how such data is used.

Services are intended for people who are at least 15 years old. If You are under 15, please do not attempt to access or take in use our Services (if not explicitly otherwise stated in the relevant service) or send any information about yourself to us without separate parental consent before using the Services. We will not knowingly collect personal data from anyone under the age of 15 without such consent. If You believe that we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 15, please contact us at

If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, do not use the Services.

1. General

“Personal data” refers to data which allows the identification of an individual person (as defined and in compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 and Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC). This is opposite to “non-personal data” meaning data that cannot be used to specifically identify any person.

We commit to adhere to the provisions of the aforementioned legislation and other such applicable laws and regulations pertaining to processing of personal data, as well as to process personal data in compliance with good data processing practice. All personnel processing personal data are obliged to keep such data strictly confidential.

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make significant changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post a notice in the Services along with the updated Privacy Policy or contact you by email (using the address you have provided in the Services). Your continued use of our Services will signify your acceptance of the changes to this Privacy Policy.

2. Types of Data and Sources of Personal Data

We will only collect such personal data that is relevant for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, including information users give to us through registration and by different activities in the Services, and technically gathered information on the use of the Services. We receive also personal data from third-parties as described herein later.

Personal data may include:

  1. Information provided by users and required for the provision of our products and services, including a) your name, email address, age, user name, password and other registration information; (b information you provide us when you contact us for help or for other reason; (c) information you enter into our system when using the Services and (d) information on the usage of the Services.
  2. Technically gathered online data, such as unique device identifiers, IP addresses, device software version numbers and identifiers, and rough location information via GPS, IP address or mobile networks.
  3. Information from third-parties, such as connected social media services and Foodiepal partners related the users and usage of their services.

In addition to personal data, we may collect non-personal data relating to the users of our Services. This information includes either anonymous or anonymized data that is generated during the use of the Services, such as actions in the Services, visited thids-party service, demografies of the users and access times.

Some features of the Services may enable you to permit us make certain information, including your actions in the Services, available to other users of our Services (as specified in more detail in the Services).

The Services will be able to connect to your social networking sites and profiles to obtain information about you when you consent to allow your social networking site to make that information available to Foodiepal, and, consequently we may be able to collect certain information from your social networking profile when your social networking site permits to make that information available.

Foodiepal retains the personal data collected pursuant to this Privacy Policy for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. Thereafter, if the collected personal data is no longer needed for purposes specified in this Privacy Policy, we will delete all aforementioned personal data in its possession within a reasonable timeframe or render it anonymous, meaning “non-personal data”. However, we may store limited personal data for the marketing purposes and to keep up any objection lists.

Foodiepal will store the following categories of your personal data for the retention periods outlines below (if not otherwise required by mandatory applicable legislation):

Category  Retention period
Information provided by users and third parties During your subscription term in our Services and 12 months thereafter, if not otherwise stated herein
Technically gathered data During your subscription term in our Services (and a limited time required for the technical deletion processes.


3. How the personal data May be Used

Users’ personal data may be used in order to:

  1. Provide users with the Services as requested by the users;
  2. Improve and personalize the Services, as well as to develop new products and services;
  3. Correspond with users regarding customer service issues;
  4. Ensure the functioning and maintenance of the Services;
  5. Ensure users’ compliance with the Terms and this Privacy policy;
  6. To provide data to Foodiepal partners;and
  7. To enforce the Terms of the Services.

4. Disclosing Information

Your personal data might be used for targeted in-service marketing and other similar purposes by us and our partners, and upon Your consent, to email marketing. If You give a consent for email marketing, You can opt-out of receiving promotional emails by following the instructions in those emails. If You opt-out, we may still send you non-promotional customer information, such as emails about your account, providing the Services or our ongoing business relations.

We will transfer your data to our subcontractors to enable them to provide their services related to the Services, including email, CRM and mobile payments providers.. We will have necessary commitments from and agreements with such subcontractors. We may disclose your personal data to selected third parties (e.g. restaurants) for direct marketing, market research, polls. We may also share the cookie information with third parties, and enrich user information from public and private registers.

We share non-personal data (such as anonymous usage data, platform types, asset views, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third-parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality of the Services.

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, we may transfer personal data to the third party involved. However, we will continue to ensure the confidentiality of all personal data. We will give notice to all users concerned before the personal data are transferred or become subject to a different privacy policy.

We may host the Services in and transfer personal data for this purpose to countries outside the European Union or the European Economic Area in accordance with mandatory legislation and this Privacy Policy. In such case we will use e.g. the so called

5. Security

We take reasonable measures to protect personal data as the data is transferred from users’ devices to Foodiepal and to protect the data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, Service’s users should always keep in mind that no Internet transmission is 100% secure or free from errors. For the avoidance of doubt, the safeguarding of all account registration information and credentials are at the Services’ user’s responsibility.

The register will be maintained on external service providers’ servers with appropriate safeguards. The register is protected by appropriate industry standard, technical and organizational safety measures. Although we make good faith efforts to store the data collected from the Services in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of that information during its transmission or its storage on our systems. We will post a notice in the Services in case material security breach that endangers your privacy or personal data, and if necessary, will contact affected users directly. We may also temporarily shut down the Services to protect the personal data.

6. Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

A cookie is a string of information or a small text file that a website stores on a visitor’s device, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. We utilize cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the Services’ website access preferences, improving quality, tailoring recommendations, developing the Services and sharing cookies with selected third parties. Users who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers can set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Foodiepal websites, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

In addition to cookies, Foodiepal may use other now and later developed tracking technologies. Users will be notified of use of such tracking technologies.

In order to analyze and improve the Services, Foodiepal uses the following third-party data analytics platforms:

The Services may feature advertisements served by third parties that deliver cookies to your device so the content you access and advertisements you see can be tracked. You may click on the following link: (or such other URL as may be specified by us from time to time) for information on how to opt-out of the use of cookies for the delivery of more relevant advertising

7. Rights of the Registered Person and Contact Information

Right to access, correct and object

You may contact us and we will inform what personal data we have collected and processed regarding you and the purposes such data are used for. You have the right to have corrected any incorrect, incomplete, outdated, or unnecessary personal data stored about you by contacting us.

You may object to certain use of personal data if such data are processed for other purposes than purposes necessary for the performance of our Services or for compliance with a legal obligation, such as direct marketing. You may also object any further processing of personal data after prior given consent. If you object to the further processing of personal data, this may lead to fewer possibilities to use our Services

Right to deletion and restriction of processing

You may also ask us to delete your personal data from our systems. We will comply with such request unless we have a legitimate ground to not delete the data. After the data has been deleted, we may not immediately be able to delete all residual copies from our active servers and backup systems. Such copies shall be deleted as soon as reasonably possible.

You may request us to restrict processing of certain personal data, this may however lead to fewer possibilities to use our website and other Services.

Right to data portability

You have the right to receive personal data provided by you to us in a structured, commonly used format.

How to use the rights

These rights may be used by sending a letter or e-mail to us on the addresses set out below, including the following information: name, phone number and a copy of a valid ID. We may request the provision of additional information necessary to confirm your identity. We may reject requests that are unreasonably repetitive, excessive or manifestly unfounded. In case you consider our processing activities of personal data to be inconsistent with the applicable data protection laws, a complaint may be lodged with the local supervisory authority for data protection

Contact info:

MAMA Dine Oy

Business ID: 2766655-8