We handle your data with the same care we would expect for our own.
The Information We Collect
We collect “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.”
Non-Personal Information is information that cannot be used to identify you personally, such as anonymous usage data, IP addresses, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, cursor movement, preferences you submit, and preferences generated based on the data you submit and the number of clicks.
Personal information includes your name, email address, and, optionally, your birthday and mailing address, which you provide to us during the Site's registration process or by filling out your Gift Preference Profile.
Correcting Personal Information
A member's personal information can be updated by logging in and visiting the settings pages on the web or mobile. Alternatively, they can request a change in writing by emailing email@example.com.
Information collected via technology
Other than your name and email address, you do not need to submit any Personal Information to activate the Service. You do not need to submit any additional Personal Information to continue using the Service. However, in order to improve the Service's quality, we track and collect Non-Personal Information provided to us by your browser or our software application when you view or use the Service.
When you access the Service via a mobile device, we may automatically collect certain information, including but not limited to the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device's unique device ID, your mobile device's IP address, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, your location information, and other statistics.
The Company may also use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after your session ends and until you delete them, whereas session cookies expire when you close your browser. Cookies are transmitted from our servers to a user's browser and stored on the user's computer hard disk. By sending a cookie to a user's browser, we can collect Non-Personal information about that user and keep track of the user's preferences when using our services, both individually and aggregately. We utilize cookies to collect information that allows us to optimize the product/merchant connections we monetize/create, tailor the Service to each user's preferences, and improve the Service we provide to third-party merchants and advertisers. We may also share anonymous cookie identifiers with third parties in order to improve the Service and provide personalized web experiences. The methods employed collect no Personally Identifiable Information. We may utilize third-party services, such as Google Analytics, to collect, monitor, and analyze this Non-Personal Information in order to improve the performance of our Service. These third-party service providers have their own privacy rules in place that govern how they utilize such information.
GiftPals may collect specific user interactions with various user interface components within the Service from time to time. This data is utilized internally to repair flaws and improve the member experience.
Information you provide us by registering for an account
How We Use and Share Information
In general, we utilize the Personal Information you supply to us to contact you. We utilize Personal Information, for example, to contact members in response to requests, solicit input from members, provide technical assistance, send transactional emails, and notify members about service improvements and usage suggestions.
You grant GiftPals a nonexclusive, perpetual, worldwide license to combine all GiftPals members' User-Provided Content to create anonymous, aggregate data with no individual identification exposed for the purpose of exposing trends, popular items, and other metadata, whether now known or hereafter devised.
Your data, including Personal Information, may be transferred to – and stored on — systems located outside of your state, province, nation, or other governmental jurisdiction where data protection regulations may differ from those in your jurisdiction.
California CCPA Rights
The CCPA gives California residents specific rights regarding
personal information acquired by enterprises. If you live in California,
you have the following rights regarding your personal information:
The Right to Know You have the option of requesting a summary of the personal information we have gathered about you in your account. You may request a list of the firms with whom we exchange personal information in order to provide you with our services.
The ability to delete For any reason, you may request that GiftPals delete the personal information it has gathered about you in your account. However, we may keep certain information if required or permitted by law.
To make such a request, please send an email to info@Giftpals.com or write us:
Use of Collected Information
GiftPals will only use the information gathered from and about you on the legal grounds listed below:
Use is required to carry out a contract we have or are intending to enter into with you;
Use is required for our legitimate commercial interests;
It is necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory duty; or
Where permission has been granted (which can be withdrawn at any time)
If the use of your personal information does not satisfy any of these conditions, it is permanently erased from our system.
We may use publicly available information as well as information acquired from you by third parties, in addition to the personal information you supply to us, to improve your experience using our service, alert you about new goods or promotions, or for any other legitimate business purpose.
Right to Erasure
Members of GiftPals have the right to request that any and all Personally Identifiable Information (PII) associated with their account be deleted. When an account is erased, GiftPals permanently deletes any PII related to the account.
When GiftPals members sign up for our service, we share member data with partners who assist us in fulfilling the member's service commitment. The major service with which we share PII is with our specialized email platforms that operate under our supervision. These partners do not resell your personal information.
Members and guests who wish to have their PII removed from our system should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who Can I Contact at GiftPals for Data Protection Concerns?
GiftPals has a Data Protection Officer on staff to help with data privacy and security concerns. You can reach them by emailing email@example.com.
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How We Keep Your Information Safe
We use security measures to keep your information safe from unwanted access. Your account password protects your account, and we advise you to preserve your personal information by not disclosing your password. We further safeguard your data against potential security breaches by adopting technological security measures such as encryption, firewalls, and HTTPS or SSL security standards. However, these safeguards may not guarantee that your data will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or deleted if such firewalls and secure server software are breached. By using or visiting our Site, you indicate that you understand these risks and agree to accept them.
Your Privacy Rights in Relation to the Use of Your Personal Information
You can choose not to receive promotional information from us at any time. When we send a promotional message to a member, the member can choose not to receive future promotional messages by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each promotional e-mail.
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