2. Types of Information Collected and Uses of Collected Information
We collect two types of information about our Website/Application Users: Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information.
Personally Identifiable Information:
Personally Identifiable Information is information that identifies a specific End User. When you engage in certain activities on the Website, such as creating an account, ordering a product or service through us, submitting content and/or posting content in discussion forums, filling out a survey, posting a review, requesting information about our services, applying for a job (collectively, 'Identification Activities'), we may ask you to provide certain information about yourself. It is optional for you to engage in an Identification Activity. If you elect to engage in an Identification Activity, however, we may ask you to provide us with certain personal information about yourself, such as your first and last name, your photograph, mailing address (including PO Box code), email address, telephone number, date of birth, age and the details of the occupants residing with you in the same unit. When you order products, we may also ask you to provide us with your credit card number, expiration date and authentication codes or related information. Depending on the activity, some of the information we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some is identified as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory information for a particular activity that requires it, you will not be permitted to engage in that activity.
We use Non-Personally Identifiable Information to troubleshoot, administer the Website, analyze trends, gather demographic information, comply with applicable law, and cooperate with law enforcement activities.
3. Release of Personally Identifiable InformationWe will not sell, trade, rent or share your Personally Identifiable Information with other parties. except as provided below:
4. Release of Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We may disclose or share Non-Personally Identifiable Information with Partners, Affiliates and Advertisers. We may share aggregated demographic information (which does not include any Personally Identifiable Information) with 'Third Party Advertisers' or 'Third Party Advertising Companies'.
We also use Third Party Service Providers to track and analyze Non-Personally Identifiable usage and volume statistical information from our Users to administer our Website and constantly improve its quality. We may also publish this information for promotional purposes or as a representative audience for Advertisers. Please note that this is not Personally Identifiable Information, only general summaries of the activities of our Users. Such data is collected on our behalf, and is owned and used by us.
5. Updating InformationYou will have the ability to access and edit the Personally Identifiable Information you provide us. You may change any of your Personally Identifiable Information by accessing your account through your login and password. We would request you to promptly update your Personally Identifiable Information if it changes.
6. Data Tracking
Other Tracking Devices. We may use other industry standard technologies like pixel tags and web beacons to track your use of our Website pages and promotions, or we may allow our Third-Party Service Providers to use these devices on our behalf. Pixel tags and web beacons are tiny graphic images placed on certain pages on our Website/Application, or in our emails that allow us to determine whether you have performed a specific action. When you access these pages or open or click an email, pixel tags and web beacons generate a Non-Personally Identifiable notice of that action. Pixel tags allow us to measure and improve our understanding of visitor traffic and behavior on our Website/Application, as well as give us a way to measure our promotions and performance. We may also utilize pixel tags and web beacons provided by our Affiliates and/or Marketing Partners for the same purposes.
7. Security of Information
7.1 We take appropriate precautions to protect the security of Personally Identifiable Information. We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.-You can access your Personally Identifiable Information on our Website through your login and password. We recommend that you do not share your password with anyone. In addition, your Personally Identifiable Information resides on a secure server that only selected personnel and contractors have access to. Your Personally Identifiable Information may be transferred to, stored and processed in a jurisdiction which does not have adequate data protection laws and regulations. By using the Website and submitting your Personally Identifiable Information to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.
7.2 GAIN strives to ensure the security of Your Personal Information and to protect Your Personal Information against unauthorized access or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction. We encrypt certain sensitive information using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to ensure that your Personally Identifiable Information is safe as it is transmitted to us.
7.3 GAIN shall adopt reasonable security practices and procedures as mandated under applicable laws for the protection of Your Information. Provided that Your right to claim damages shall be limited to the right to claim only statutory damages under the laws applicable.
7.4 If you choose a payment gateway to complete any transaction on Website/Application then Your credit card data may be stored in compliance with industry standards/recommended data security standard for security of financial information).
7.7 However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, so you do so at your own risk.
11. Miscellaneous Privacy Issues
11.1 Minors under the age of 18, and any person who is not capable of entering into a binding contract, shall not use the Website/Application. We do not collect or maintain information from anyone known to be under the age of 18, unless such information has been lawfully provided by the parents or guardians of the children and no part of the Website/Application is designed to attract anyone under the age of 18 or and any person who is not capable of entering into a binding contract. If you are under 18, or are not capable of entering into a binding contract, ,and still want to buy a product or otherwise use the Website/Application, you may use GAIN only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
11.2 Public Areas. We may provide areas on our Website where you can publicly post information about yourself, can communicate with others, or can review products. This information may be accessible by other consumers and companies and may appear on other websites or web searches, and therefore this information could be read, collected, and used by others.
12. OPT-OUT of further usage of PERSONAL INFORMATIONIf you are no longer interested in receiving e-mail announcements and other marketing information from us, or you want us to remove any PII that we have collected about you, please e-mail your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.