Effective Date: 01-01-2023
Our Website incorporates privacy controls which affect how We will process Your Personal Data. By using the privacy controls, You can specify whether You would like to receive direct marketing communications and limit the publication of Your information. You can access the privacy controls via URL
- Your Data
- Personal Data
- Data We Collect
- How We Collect Data
- Personal Data On Or From Social Media
- Use of Personal Data
- Sharing Of Personal Data
- Data Security
- Non-Personal Data
- Generally, We collect and store the following Non-Personal Data:
- Use of Non-Personal Data
- Personal & Non-Personal Data From Other Sources
- Source IP Address/Location Data
- Account Data
- User Content Data
- Enquiry Data
- Customer Relationship Data
- Transactions And Payment Data
- Notifications Data
- Correspondence Data
- Combination Of Data
- Your Choices
- Your Right to Access
- Your Right to Withdraw Consent
- Your Right to Update, Correct or Delete
- California Privacy Rights
- No Personal Data From Children
- Cookie We Use
- Purpose Of Using Cookies
- Cookies Used by Our Service Providers
- Managing Cookies
- Links To Or From Another Website
- Public Areas
- Interest Based Advertising
- Changes And Updates
- Our Details
1. Your Data
We collect two basic types of information from You from Your use of the Website: Personal Data and Non-Personal Data.
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2. Personal Data
“Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
As a general matter, You can browse the Website without submitting Your Personal Data to Us. However, there are a number of circumstances in which You may supply Us with Your Personal Data.
2.1 Data We Collect
We collect the following Personal Data from You:
- Full Name
- Phone Number
- Date of Birth
- Residential Address
- Mailing Address
- Preferred Contact Details
- Your Digital Photograph
2.2 How We Collect Data
The following are the most common ways in which You give Your Personal Data:
- Participating in communities, chat rooms and comment threads, other fora, and other interactive services in the Website
- Submission of User Content on any part of the Website that permits it
- Any other place on the Website where You knowingly volunteer to give Personal Data
- Registration for an Account on the Website
- Registration for a Subscription
- Signing up to receive e-mail newsletters or e-mail alerts from Us
- Signing up to receive e-mail offers from Us or Our partners
- Requesting for service or other assistance
- Participating in surveys, panels, or market research on the Website
- Participating in special events and promotions on the Website
- Entering in contests or sweepstakes on the Website
3۔ Personal Data On Or From Social Media
When You interact with the Website or Your Account through a social media platform, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, YouTube, or Pinterest, We may collect the Personal Data that You make available to Us on that page including Your account ID or handle. We will comply with the privacy policies of the corresponding social media platform and We will only collect and store such Personal Data that We are permitted to collect by these social media platforms.
If You choose to link or sign in to Your Account with or through a social networking service, We and that service may share certain information about You and Your activities. With Your consent, We also may share information about You and Your activities, including what Your name, town, what You view on the Website, with that social network’s users.
Please do NOT supply any other person’s Personal Data to Us, unless We prompt You to do so.
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4۔ Use of Personal Data
We do not sell or license Your Personal Data to any third party.
In addition to the specific purposes for which We may process Your Personal Data set out in this clause, We may also process any of Your Personal Data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which We are subject, or in order to protect Your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
Specifically, We use Your Personal Data for the following:
- Responding to Your queries and requests
- Investigating complaints
- Enforcing Our Terms and Conditions
- As otherwise required or authorized by law or government agency
- Providing Goods and Services to You
- Improving and developing Our Website
- Verifying Your identity
- Processing Your requests or instructions
- Customizing Services
- Ewards, competitions, marketing or other promotional materials
- Recognizing You when Your return to Our website
- Tracking sales data
- Providing tips, news and/or updates
- Processing Your feedback on Goods and Services
- Creating personalized offers
5. Sharing Of Personal Data
We may share your Personal Data with the following:
Payment Services Providers. Financial transactions relating to Our Website and Services are OR may be handled by Our payment services providers, paypal. We will share Transaction Data with Our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing Your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds. You can find information about the payment services providers’ privacy policies and practices at http://paypal.com/.
- Analytics services
- Training service providers
- Newsletter distributors
- Legal, auditing and other professional advisors or consultants
- Billing or data storage services
- Complaints and reviews boards
Other Purposes. In addition to the specific disclosures of Personal Data set out in this Section, We may disclose Your Personal Data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which We are subject, or in order to protect Our vital interests, Your vital interests, or the vital interests of another natural person. We may also disclose Your Personal Data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
6. Data Security
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to Us, both during transmission and once We receive it. We maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse, and any other unlawful form of processing of the Personal Data in Our possession. This includes, for example, firewalls, password protection and other access and authentication controls.
We use HTTPS:
HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) is an internet communication protocol that protects the integrity and confidentiality of data between your computer and gemcreatives.com/. The use of HTTPS makes sure your communication with us is:
Encrypted — The data you exchange with us is secure from eavesdroppers. That means that when you are browsing gemcreatives.com/, nobody can track your activities across multiple pages, or steal the data exchange between your computer and gemcreatives.com/.
Integral — The use of HTTPS preserves the integrity of data. Your data cannot be modified or corrupted during transfer.
Authenticated — HTTPS protocol authenticates your communication with us. This ensures that you are always communicating with our servers.
However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information You transmit to Us or store on the Website, and You do so at Your own risk. We also cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of Our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If You believe Your Personal Data has been compromised, please contact Us at email@example.com.
If We learn of a security systems breach, then We attempt to notify You electronically so that You can take appropriate protective steps. We may post a notice through the Website if a security breach occurs.
7. Non-Personal Data
Non-Personal Data includes information that does not personally identify You, but may include tracking and usage information about Your location, demographics, use of the Website and the internet.
When You interact with the Website, We may collect Non-Personal Data and Our servers may automatically keep an activity log of Your use of the Website.
7.1 Generally, We collect and store the following Non-Personal Data:
- Demographic information such as age, gender, and five-digit zip code as part of collecting Personal Data
- Device information about Your computer, mobile device, or other device that You use to access the Website. This information may include IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language, and other transactional information
- Usage information about Your use of the Website. This information includes a reading history of the pages You view
- Additional “traffic information” such as time of access, date of access, software crash reports, application errors, session identification number, access times, and referring site addresses
- Your search terms and search results
- Other information regarding Your use of the Website.
8. Use of Non-Personal Data
We may disclose or share Non-Personal Data (or other information, other than Personal Data) in any other manner that We deem appropriate or necessary. Among other things, We will disclose Non-Personal Data to third parties to help Us determine how users use parts of the Website and who Our users are so We can improve the Website. We will also disclose Non-Personal Data to Our partners and other third parties about how Our users collectively use the Website.
9. Personal & Non-Personal Data From Other Sources
We may also collect and store information about You that We receive from other sources to, among other things, enable Us to update and correct the information contained in Our database and to better customize Your experience on the Website.
10. Source IP Address/Location Data
We collect and store Your device’s source IP address which may disclose the location of Your device at the time You access the Website. Advertisements and certain content may be directed to You as a result of this information.
In some cases, the Website can deliver content based on Your current location if You choose to enable that feature. If You enable that feature, Your current location will be stored locally on Your device which will be used by the Website to serve You certain content tied to Your location. If You elect to have Your location-based searches saved to Your history, We will store such information on Our servers.
11. Account Data
We may process Your Account Data (“Account Data”). The Account Data may include Your name and email address. The source of the Account Data is You. The Account Data may be processed for the purposes of operating Our Website, providing Our Services, ensuring the security of Our Website and Services, maintaining back-ups of Our databases and communicating with You. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
12. User Content Data
We may process information that You post for publication on Our Website or through Our Services (“User Content Data”). The User Content Data may be processed for the purposes of enabling such publication and administering Our Website and Services. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
13. Enquiry Data
We may process information contained in any enquiry You submit to Us regarding Our Goods and/or Services (“Enquiry Data”). The Enquiry Data may be processed for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant Goods and/or Services to You. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
14. Customer Relationship Data
We may process information relating to Our customer relationships, including customer contact information (“Customer Relationship Data”). The Customer Relationship Data may include Your name, Your contact details, and information contained in communications between You and Us. You are the source of the Customer Relationship Data. The Customer Relationship Data may be processed for the purposes of managing Our relationships with customers, communicating with customers, keeping records of those communications and promoting Our Goods and Services to customers. The legal basis for this processing is Our legitimate interests, namely the proper management of Our customer relationships.
15. Transactions And Payment Data
We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of Goods and Services, that You enter into with Us and/or through Our Website (“Transaction Data”). The Transaction Data may include Your contact details, Your card details, the transaction details, and/or your paypal authentication details. The Transaction Data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased Goods and Services and keeping proper records of those transactions. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of Our Website and business and a contract between user and you or taking steps at user request to enter a contract.
16. Notifications Data
We may process information that You provide to Us for the purpose of subscribing to Our email notifications and/or newsletters (“Notification Data”). The Notification Data may be processed for the purposes of sending You the relevant notifications and/or newsletters. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
17. Correspondence Data
We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that You send to Us (“Correspondence Data”). The Correspondence Data may include the communication content and metadata associated with the communication. Our Website will generate the metadata associated with communications made using the Website contact forms. The Correspondence Data may be processed for the purposes of communicating with You and record-keeping. The legal basis for this processing is Our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of Our Website and business and communications with users.
18. Combination Of Data
We use the information from different portions of the Website, all of which are owned and operated by Us, and We may combine information gathered from multiple portions of the Website into a single user record. We also use and/or combine information that We collect or receive from third party sources to enhance, expand, and check the accuracy of Your user records.
19. Your Choices
20. Your Right to Access
We provide You with reasonable access to the Personal Data that You may provide through the Website.
21. Your Right to Withdraw Consent
At any time, You may legitimately object to the processing of Your Personal Data, except if otherwise provided by applicable law. You may decline to share certain Personal Data with Us, in which case We may not be able to provide to You some of the features and functionality of the Website.
22. Your Right to Update, Correct or Delete
You may update, correct, or delete Your Account Data and preferences at any time by accessing Your Account settings page on the Website. If You wish to access or amend any other Personal Data We hold about You, or to request that We delete any information about You that We have obtained from an Integrated Service, You may contact Us. Please note that while any changes You make will be reflected in active user databases instantly or within a reasonable period of time, We may retain all information You submit for backups, archiving, prevention of fraud and abuse, analytics, satisfaction of legal obligations, or where We otherwise reasonably believe that We have a legitimate reason to do so.
We will however retain Your information needed for administrative and transactional communications.
23. California Privacy Rights
If You are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits You to request and obtain from We, information regarding the disclosure of Your Personal Data to the third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year, free of charge, once a year.
California residents, who are under 18 and are registered users of We, are allowed to request and have removed, any content or information that they have posted publicly. However, in cases where the law does not require or allow the removal of information, this may not be applicable. This is under California Business and Professions Code Section 22581.
California Tracking Disclosure: We track the personally identifying information of Our users and visitors over time and across third party websites to provide targeted advertising. We respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals. We act when:
Our users may be consumers residing in California.
Some other third-party websites may also keep track of Your browsing activities so that they can tailor the information or advertising they present to You. If You wish to opt out of this tracking, You can enable privacy settings in Your browser.
24. No Personal Data From Children
We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under 13 years of age in the USA or 16 years of age in the European Union. The Website is not directed to children under the age of 13 in the USA or 16 in the European Union. We will not knowingly allow children under 13 in the USA or 16 in the European Union to register for or become users of the Website.
If You are under 13 in the USA or 16 in the European Union years of age, You should not provide Personal Data to Us.
If We discover that a child under the age of 13 in the USA or 16 in the European Union has provided Us with Personal Data and We do not have parental consent, We will immediately delete that child’s information.
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but Personal Data that We store about You may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
25.1 Cookie We Use
These are temporary cookies that contain no expiration date and are deleted after the users browser is closed. You will be required to log in again at the next session, where you will be treated as a new user
Session cookies examples: Shopping cart, remembering previous actions, managing and passing security tokens, multimedia content player session cookies, load balancing session cookies and third party social content plug in sharing cookies
These are cookies which are saved in your browser until they are deleted by the you or are deleted by your browser after they reach their expiration date.
Persistent cookies examples: Authentication, language selection, theme selection, favorites, internal site bookmarks, menu preferences, address and payment information.
Functionality cookies allow us to remember choices that have been made by you in order to create an experience that’s made to fit. These cookies safely store authentication and identification information, for example your language selection or region.
Performance cookies allow us to collect information, such as the most used pages or error messages, in order to understand how you use our website and enable us to create a better user experience. All information collected by performance cookies in anonymous.
25.2 Purpose Of Using Cookies
25.3 Cookies Used by Our Service Providers
Google AdSense. We publish Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on Our Website. These are tailored by Google to reflect Your interests. To determine Your interests, Google will track Your behavior on Our Website and on other Websites across the web using cookies.] OR [We publish Google AdSense advertisements on Our Website. To determine Your interests, Google will track Your behavior on Our Website and on other Websites across the web using cookies. This behavior tracking allows Google to tailor the advertisements that You see on other Websites to reflect Your interests (but We do not publish interest-based advertisements on Our Website).
25.4 Managing Cookies
You can disable cookie tracking and learn more about the privacy policies of the third parties We use by visiting the following links:
- Adobe Analytics Opt Out
- Bing Ads Opt Out
- Crazy Egg Opt Out
- Clicky Analytics Opt Out
- Google Analytics Opt Out
- Facebook Ads Opt Out
- Outbrain Opt Out
- Hotjar Analytics Opt Out
- Google Adsense Opt Out
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26. Links To Or From Another Website
27. Public Areas
Please remember that any information You share in public areas, such as message boards or feedback sections, becomes public and anyone may take and use that information. Please be careful about what You disclose and do not post any Personal Data that You expect to keep private. Please consult the applicable guidelines, if any, for use of Our chat rooms and other community areas for more information.
28. Interest-Based Advertising
To help ensure that You receive ads that are relevant to Your interests on the Website, Our advertisers’ services, and elsewhere on the Internet, We and third parties (including service providers, advertisers, and advertising companies) may collect information about Your online activities over time and across different sites, apps, and devices. We and third parties may use that information to help understand audience segments. Advertisers may use the segments to determine the audience groups to which they wish to deliver particular ads. Through this process, We do not use information that directly identifies You.
You can opt out of receiving interest-based advertising on Your computer or laptop from some companies, including Us and Our service providers.
If You wish to opt out of receiving interest-based advertising on Your mobile device, please see the advertising preferences information on support.apple.com for iOS devices or support.google.com for Android devices.
Opting out does not mean You will no longer receive advertising. It means that the company or companies from which You opted out will no longer deliver ads tailored to Your web preferences and usage patterns.
29. Changes And Updates
31. Our Details
If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy or if you need to make a request please get in touch with us at:
Contact us: https://gemcreatives.com/contact-us