At Gadget2u ("Gatget2u", "we", “us”, or “our”), we respect and protect your privacy rights. This Privacy Policy describes



“Personal Information” is information through which you can be directly or indirectly identified, e.g. your name, your e-mail address and items you purchased (provided we can connect them to your e-mail/customer account).


 


WHEN DO WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION


We receive Personal Information from or about you depending on the nature of your activities, especially in the following cases:


Sign-up/Registering: We store the information that you provide to us, such as when



Transactions: We collect details of purchases on our website or in Gadget2u stores (date, price and products purchased) as well as when you return or exchange a product or when you send us your product for warranty or repair service and any communication in connection with this.


Visiting our website/Using e-mails: We store details of your visits to the websites (such as pages visited, browser details, your IP address) and your interactions with any e-mails that we send to you. For more information, see our Cookies Section.


 


What Do We use Personal Information For?


Transactions/Provision of services:



Analytics: We may combine and use Personal Information to help us learn more about our users’ shopping preferences, to be able to tailor our offers and websites according to your interests and preferences, to help us address problems with and improve our site design, products and services, to analyze trends and statistics and to present content in the clearest and most friendly manner for you.


Marketing: We may contact you for direct marketing purposes per e-mail, text message or mail unless you have opted-out from receiving further direct marketing messages (see below for your opt-out options),


Securing our assets: We may also use Personal Information to protect the security or integrity of our websites and our business.


Other: We may use and collect Personal Information for any purpose associated with or related to the above purposes.


 


COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES


Gadget2u uses cookies and other technologies like pixel tags for purposes described below. Cookies are small files which are sent from the website and then stored on the hard drive of your device. Pixel tags, also called web beacons are clear image (i.e. non-visible) files that may be placed on a website/in an e-mail and which request information from your device such as your browser type (also referred to as "Cookies" hereafter).


Gadget2u may permit third parties to collect user Personal Information over time or across third-party websites, and we may permit third parties to gather Personal Information passively on the Gadget2u websites for behavioral advertising purposes.


You can control many tracking tools, including cookies, from your browser. In particular, you may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Gadget2u websites. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to the Gadget2u websites.


Additionally, some Internet browsers have a ‘do not track’ feature that lets you tell websites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. These features are not yet uniform, so we are currently not set up to respond to such signals.


 


TYPES OF COOKIES


We use session Cookies that expire at the end of a browser session (from when a user opens the browser window to when they exit the browser) and persistent Cookies which remain on your hard drive until you erase them or they expire. How long a persistent Cookie remains on your browser depends on how long the visited website has programmed the Cookie to last or they can be stored for longer.


We use Cookies for different purposes, which can be categorized as follows:



 


DISCLOSURE/SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION


Gadget2u will not provide Personal Information to any third party without obtaining your prior consent except for the following cases:



Gadget2u may disclose aggregated, non-personal information about website users without restriction.


 


RETENTION PERIOD


Gadget2u will keep your Personal Information for as long as necessary for the purposes described above or as long as we are required by law. After this your Personal Information will be deleted. We cannot remove your Personal Information when there is a legal storage requirement, such as accounting rules or when there are other legal grounds to keep the data, such as an ongoing contractual relationship.


 


SECURITY


The security of your Personal Information is important to us. Accordingly, while no set of privacy and security standards or safeguards is 100% secure, we take steps to ensure any information that you share with us is kept secure and strictly confidential in accordance with this policy. We take various precautions to protect information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, alteration, destruction or similar risks.


 


LINKS TO OTHER MATERIALS


If you are offered a link to connect to a third-party website, it is for the convenience of our website visitors. Sites linked to and from this website are not necessarily under the control of Gadget2u and Gadget2u has no responsibility for the content or privacy practices of any such linked site or service. We recommend that you read the privacy policies of those third parties to see how your information is handled.


 


CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS


Under California law, California residents who have an established business relationship with Gadget2u may make a written request to Gadget2u about how we have shared their personal information with third parties for direct marketing purposes during the prior calendar year. In response to a written request, Gadget2u is allowed to provide a cost-free means to opt-out of such sharing.


Gadget2u has opted to provide you with a cost-free means to opt-out of such sharing. If you do not want Gadget2u to disclose information to other companies for their marketing purposes, please follow the opt out procedures set forth below.


You may also send an email to gadgetcstore@gmail.com instructing us to no longer share your personal information with third parties who will use it for direct marketing purposes. Please also include your name and all of the postal addresses and email addresses that you have provided to us.


 


OPT OUT PROCEDURES


With regard to Personal Information that you have provided or that has been collected under this Privacy Policy, you may opt out of uses for direct marketing purposes, such as correspondence from us about our products and promotions or the sharing by us of your Personal Information with select third parties for their direct marketing purposes. You may opt-out by sending an e-mail to gadgetcstore@gmail.com, calling 6016-307 8412 or use any other options we may offer. Your opt-out choices do not apply to (i) any communication which is not promotional in nature, (ii) sharing and use by Gadget2u of your Personal Information with service providers used by Gadget2u to enhance your experience on our websites and (iii) to allow Gadget2u to provide you with more personalized advertising across the internet.


If you do not exercise your opt-out or "do not share" choices upon registration on one of our websites, it may take up to ninety (90) days for your opt-out choices to be fully effective.


 


CHILDREN'S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT ("COPRA")


We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use Personal Information from our Website about children under the age of 13. We request that persons under the age of 13 not use our Website without supervision from a responsible adult. We will never request Personal Information from a child under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent. If we become aware that a child under the age of 13 has sent Personal Information to us without prior parental consent, we will remove his or her Personal Information from our files.


 


ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION


This website gives you the ability to view and change the Personal Information you provided to us within the My Account section of the website. You may access information we hold about you, request a correction where data is incorrect or a deletion of your data, unless we have to keep your data for legal reasons. For any inquiries please contact us at gadgetcstore@gmail.com or our help desk under 6016-307 8412.


By using this website or our products and services, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information as set out in this Privacy Policy.


 


CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY


This Privacy Policy was posted on March 23, 2016. Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


 


HOW TO CONTACT US


Please address any questions or concerns, inquiries, complaints, requests to access or correct your Personal Information, or requests to limit the processing of your Personal Information regarding our Privacy Program or our practices concerning Personal Information to:


Gadget2u at:


Telephone number: 6016-2088071


E-mail address: gadgetcstore@gmail.com.