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Your security is super important, and it’s therefore important Hippo Mat™ takes a responsible approach when people interact with us, either physically or online. You can rest assured knowing that we do everything we can in order to abide by the GDPR rules, and keep your data your data.

This privacy policy will explain how our we use the personal data we collect from you when you use our website and services.

Hippo Mat™ is a trading name of U-DRIVE Online Ltd (company number 12568905). We:

With your permission, Hippo Mat™ collects the following data:

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Hippo Mat™ with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

Hippo Mat™ may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

How do we use your data?

Hippo Mat™ collects your data so that we can:

If you agree, Hippo Mat™ will share your data with our partner companies so that they may offer you their products and services.

When Hippo Mat™ processes your order, it may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

How do we use cookies?

Hippo Mat™ uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

What types of cookies do we use?

Chocolate chip. Just kidding. There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Hippo Mat™ would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our partner companies.

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop Our Company from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other members of the Our Company Group.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us.

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

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Hippo Mat™ will keep your files for 12 months. Once this time period has expired, we will delete your data.

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Hippo Mat™ would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Hippo Mat™ for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Hippo Mat™ correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Hippo Mat™ to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Hippo Mat™ erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Hippo Mat™ restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Hippo Mat™ transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

Hippo Mat™ securely stores your data in encrypted files if it’s a digital file. If your data is within a physical file, it’ll be kept in a secured filing cabinet which is locked.

Privacy policies of other websites

The Hippo Mat™ website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Hippo Mat™ keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 19/03/2021

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Our Company’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at:

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