Privacy policy

Last updated: 5 October, 2023

Website gadgetomy.com (hereafter as the “Website”, "we", "us") is operated by (hereafter as “Controller”), a private company, registered in Latvia, EU with a VAT registration number and Registered address at . We value the trust and privacy of our website users and are committed to maintaining their confidentiality.

We understand the importance of keeping your personal data secure. Therefore, we have implemented appropriate measures to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of your information.

In this Privacy Policy, we provide detailed information about the collection, usage, and disclosure of your personal information. We only collect personal data in compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (referred to as the "GDPR"). Before collecting any personal data from you, we will notify you of the intended purposes and seek your consent. Additionally, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) may also apply depending on your location and the rights granted to European Economic Area (EEA) residents have been extended to all our users.

  1. What personal data do we collect and for which purposes?

    The Controller, , collects the following data for the stated purposes:

    Data Collection:

    • Location.
    • IP address.
    • Date and time of access.
    • Browser, language settings, version of browser software, operating system, and surface.
    • Hardware data.
    • Information shared with service providers or when contacting us.

    Purposes:

    The collected information is used for the following purposes:

    • Responding to requests for demonstrations, contact, or additional information from customers, suppliers, or end users.
    • Commercial utilization.
    • Communication of news and promotions about our services, including newsletters, as well as improving, testing, and monitoring the effectiveness of our service.
    • Monitoring performance indicators and enhancing the functionality of the site.
    • Administering and managing user relationships on the platform.
    • Addressing queries arising from normal platform use.
    • Fulfilling any other purposes specified at the time of providing information.
    • Compliance with legal requirements.
    • Recruitment, evaluation of applications, and management of contractual and/or employment relationships.
    • Drafting, negotiating, or entering into contracts or other agreements with you.
    • Ensuring the security and presentation of our website or platform (registration files).
  2. Legal Basis for Gathering and Processing Personal Data

    Our collection and processing of your personal data are based on specific legal grounds, depending on the nature of the data and the context of its collection. In accordance with data protection regulations, we may lawfully process your personal data on one or more of the following bases:

    • Contractual Performance: We may collect and use your personal data when it is necessary for the performance of a contract to provide goods or services.

    • Legal Obligation: We may process your personal data to comply with a legal obligation imposed on us.

    • Legitimate Interests: In certain cases, we may process your personal data based on our legitimate interests or those of third parties. If we rely on this legal basis, you have the right to request information about the specific legitimate interests by contacting us at the following email address(es): [email protected]

    • User Consent: We may collect and process your personal data based on your consent. If we do so, we will obtain your consent in a clear and unambiguous manner.

    If you have any questions or concerns regarding the legal basis for our collection and processing of your personal data, please contact us at the email address provided above.

  3. Who do we share your data with?

    We understand the importance of being transparent about how we handle your data. Therefore, we want to provide you with clear information about who we may share your data with and under what circumstances.

    We assure you that we will not share your personal information with any third party, unless in the following limited circumstances:

    • Legal Obligations: We may be required to share your data if it is necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation imposed on us. This includes situations where we are legally compelled to disclose information by a competent court or authority.

    • Preventing Fraud or Crime: We may share your data when we believe it is necessary to prevent fraud or crime. We take proactive measures to protect our Services and ensure the safety of our users and the general public.

    • Protection of Rights, Property, or Personal Safety: In certain instances, we may need to share your data to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of any person. This is done in order to uphold the security and well-being of our users and the broader community.

    Additionally, we work with trusted third-party data management platforms, advertising partners, and analytics partners, which include:

    You can click on the names of these third parties to access their respective privacy policies and understand how they handle your data.

    Please note that we strictly prohibit the sale of your personal information to any third party. However, we may disclose aggregated statistics and data about users of our Services to prospective partners, advertisers, sponsors, and other reputable third parties. This disclosure is intended to provide information about our Services, deliver targeted advertisements, or serve other lawful purposes. Rest assured, these statistics and data will not include any information that can be used to identify you personally.

    We do not engage in the sale, trade, or transfer of your personal information to outside parties. We may only share your personal information with trusted partners and suppliers who require such information to fulfill their specific obligations. For example, they may need your information to provide you with our services, collect, store, and process your personal information, select and serve relevant advertisements, or improve and optimize our sites and applications. In such cases, we ensure that our partners and suppliers handle your information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy and Cookies Policy, along with any other appropriate confidentiality, security measures, and applicable regulations.

  4. International Data Transfers

    As a global operating company, we may transfer your personal information to third parties located worldwide, as described in this privacy policy. We want to assure you that regardless of where your personal information is transferred, stored, or processed, we will take reasonable measures to protect your privacy.

    If the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to you, please note that some of the providers mentioned above are situated in regions outside the European Economic Area that may not provide a level of data protection equivalent to that of the European Union. In such instances, we will transfer your data using appropriate safeguards and ensure its safety through internationally recognized data transfer tools, such as the Standard Contractual Clauses, along with any applicable supplementary measures. You can review the content of these Standard Contractual Clauses by visiting the following link.

  5. Your Rights as a Data Subject

    As a data subject, you have certain rights regarding your personal information. These rights include:

    • Confirmation and Access: You have the right to confirm whether we are processing your personal information and request a copy of the information we hold about you.
    • Data Portability: You have the right to receive a copy of your data in a format that can be easily read by a machine.
    • Correction and Update: You can ask us to update or correct any personal information that we hold about you if you believe it to be inaccurate or incomplete.
    • Deletion and Restriction: You can request the deletion of your personal information held by us or ask us to restrict its use.
    • Objection: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information based on our legitimate interests, public interest, or profiling. However, we may demonstrate that we have compelling reasons for processing your information that override your interests, rights, and freedoms, or that the processing is necessary for legal claims.
    • Consent Withdrawal: If we rely on your consent for processing your personal information, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.

    To exercise any of these rights, please contact us or our data protection officer using the contact details provided in Section 14.

    Additionally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant authority if you believe that we have not fulfilled our privacy obligations in accordance with applicable laws.

  6. How do we protect and secure your Personal Data?

    Protecting the information that we receive about you is our priority. We take appropriate security measures to protect your information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. We have taken measures to ensure the ongoing confidentiality, integrity, availability and resiliency of systems and services that process personal information and will restore the availability and access to information in the event of a physical or technical incident in a timely manner.

    has adopted the Data Protection security levels legally required and contained in Royal Decree 1720/2007 of the PDPL Directive. However, it provides other additional means, such as state-of-the art firewalls, apart from technical measures such as software for the encryption of confidential information and control of access to personal information, restricted users, security policies, users and passwords that expire as required by the LOPD, and other systems aimed to prevent misuse, alteration, unauthorized access and theft of personal data provided to .

    uses the SSL/TLS protocol to establish secure connections between users and our servers over the internet, ensuring that the information relayed is encrypted and unable to be read by an external third party, making your transaction on our website much more secure.

    Unfortunately, no organization can guarantee the absolute security of information, especially information transmitted over the internet. However, if you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if your personal information might have been compromised), please contact us immediately at [email protected].

  7. Data Retention

    How long do we store Personal Data?

    We will keep your personal information for as long as necessary or permissible based on the purpose(s) for which it was collected. Our retention periods are determined by the following criteria:

    • The duration of our ongoing relationship with you and the provision of our Service.
    • Any legal obligations we are bound by.
    • The need for retention considering our legal position, including applicable statutes of limitations, ongoing litigation, or regulatory investigations.

    For more information regarding our retention period, please contact us at [email protected].

    If you wish to request the permanent deletion of your data, please email us at [email protected].

  8. Responsibility for the Accuracy and Truthfulness of Personal Data

    The user bears sole responsibility for ensuring the accuracy and correctness of the data provided through any of the web forms, thereby releasing from any liability in this matter. Users guarantee and acknowledge that the personal data they provide are accurate, valid, and authentic, and they commit to keeping them up to date. Users agree to provide complete and accurate information in the forms they fill out.

    assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information that is not created by itself and is indicated as originating from another source. Therefore, disclaims any liability for potential damages resulting from the use of such information.

    is exempt from liability for any loss or damage suffered by the user due to errors, defects, or omissions in the information provided by , provided that the information originates from external sources.

  9. Data of Minors

    In compliance with our privacy policy, generally does not process data of minors for the purpose of carrying out treatments and services. However, if a user provides data of children under 14 years of age (or under 16 for Californian Residents), the user must ensure that they have obtained prior consent from their parents or guardians. In the event that requests verification, the user will be required to provide evidence of obtaining such consent.

  10. Use of Cookies

    At our website, we utilize cookies to enhance and customize your browsing experience. Cookies are physical files containing information that are stored on your computer or other browsing device. The information gathered through cookies is used to facilitate your navigation on the website and optimize your overall browsing experience. While the data collected through cookies may be shared with the Controller, it will never be associated with personal data or any information that can identify you as an individual. If you prefer not to have cookies stored on your hard drive, you have the option to configure your browser settings to prevent their installation.

    More details: Our Cookie Policy

  11. California Residents' Information

    This notice is specifically for California residents and is provided in accordance with California law, including the California Online Privacy Protection Act ("CalOPPA") and the California Consumer Act ("CCPA"), Cal. Civil Code 1798.100, et. seq. This notice supplements our privacy policy by explaining your privacy rights as a California resident and provides necessary disclosures about how we handle California residents' information, both online and offline.

    In the past 12 months, we have collected the following categories of personal information from California residents: identifiers (such as name, contact information, and device identifiers), internet or electronic network activity information (such as browsing behavior), approximate geolocation data, inferences (such as approximate location or product interests), and other personal information (such as payment method information and user credentials). We collect this personal information directly from our users.

    For more detailed information about the personal information we collect, including the categories of information and sources, please refer to the "What personal data do we collect and for which purposes?" section above. The business or commercial purposes for collecting personal information are described in greater detail in the same section.

    We share this information with the categories of third parties described in the "With whom do we share your personal data?" section above.

    Subject to certain limitations and exceptions, the CCPA grants California consumers the right to request information about the categories and specific pieces of personal information we collect, use, disclose, and sell about them, up to twice per year. California residents also have the right to request the deletion of their personal information, opt-out of any "sales" that may occur, and not be discriminated against for exercising these rights.

    We do not "sell" personal information collected from California residents, including personal information of minors under 16 years of age, and we will not sell it in the future without providing the right to opt-out.

    "Do Not Track" ("DNT") is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers to indicate their preference regarding the collection of information about their website visits over time. As there is no legal standard on this matter, we want to inform you that we do not recognize or respond to "DNT" signals.

    California consumers can submit rights requests by emailing us at [email protected]. We will verify your request by asking you to provide information that matches our records. Users can also authorize an agent to exercise these rights on their behalf, but we will require proof of authorization and may still ask you to verify your identity directly with us.

  12. European Economic Area (EEA) Residents Information

    If you reside in a country within the European Economic Area (EEA), you are entitled to certain additional rights, which include:

    • Access: You have the right to access your personal data.
    • Accuracy: You have the right to ensure the accuracy of your personal data.
    • Deletion: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data.
    • Restriction: You have the right to request the restriction of further processing of your personal data.
    • Complaint: In case of incorrect data usage, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in your country of residence.

    If you believe that our processing of your personal information violates data protection laws, you have the legal right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may choose to file the complaint in the European Union (EU) member state where you reside, work, or where the alleged infringement took place.

    To exercise any of your rights regarding your personal data, please submit a written notice to us via email at [email protected].

  13. Updates to this Privacy Policy

    We retain the right to modify or revise this Policy. This may include making changes to accommodate new privacy legislation or amendments to existing regulations. Any revisions to this Policy will be published on the website. The Controller will make reasonable efforts to communicate significant changes to users.

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Last updated: 5 October, 2023

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