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Last Updated November, 2020
We treat your information as we would want our information treated. That is the English language version.
For the legal one, read on...
Information We Collect
We collect “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.”
Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, 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 that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks.
Personal Information includes your name, email, and optionally your birthday and mailing address which you submit to us through the registration process at the Site or by completing your Gift Preference Profile.
Correcting Personal Information
A member may update their Personal Information by logging in and visiting the settings pages on web or mobile. Or they may request a change in writing by emailing [email protected]
Information collected via Technology
To activate the Service you do not need to submit any Personal Information other than your name and email address. To use the Service thereafter, you do not need to submit further Personal Information. However, in an effort to improve the quality of the Service, we track and collect Non-Personal Information provided to us by your browser or by our software application when you view or use the Service.
When you access the Service by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device’s unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, your location information and other statistics.
We may use third-party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this Non-Personal Information in order to increase our Service's functionality. These third-party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.
From time to time MyGiftster may record individual user interaction with various user interface elements within the Service. This information is used internally to correct deficiencies and improve the member experience.
Information you provide us by registering for an account
How We Use and Share Information
In general, the Personal Information you provide to us is used to help us communicate with you. For example, we use Personal Information to contact members in response to questions, solicit feedback from members, provide technical support, send transactional emails, and inform members about service upgrades and service usage tips.
You grant to MyGiftster a nonexclusive, perpetual, worldwide license to combine the User-Provided Content from all MyGiftster members, to create anonymous, aggregate data with no individual identification exposed for purposes of exposing trends, popular items, and other metadata whether now known or hereafter devised.
Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
Notice to California ResidentsPursuant to California Civil Code 1798.115
Effective January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) grants California residents various rights regarding their personal information relating to that resident or household that is held or collected by a business.
Your CCPA Rights
CCPA provides California residents with particular rights regarding their personal information collected by businesses. If you are a California resident, you may exercise the following rights regarding your personal information:
To make such a request, please send an email to [email protected] or write us:CPPA Privacy Rights
Notice to Residents of the European Union
For those within the European Economic Area (EEA), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that went into effect on May 25, 2018 affords you certain European Privacy Rights to your personal data.
These rights are as follows: (a) the right to access any personal information being held about you, (b) the right to have any personal information being held about you permanently deleted (provided that the information is not required to comply with a legal obligation or claim), (c) the right to promptly rectify any inaccurate personal information, (d) the right to restrict processing of your personal information (provided that processing is not required to comply with a legal obligation or claim), (e) the right to request transfer of your personal information directly to a third party if technically feasible, and (f) the right to object to the processing of any personal data at any time.
Right to Object to Direct Marketing
We only send marketing communications to members we believe to be located in the EEA with your prior consent, and you may opt-out of such communications at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link found within email updates or by changing your communication preferences in the service. You will continue to receive essential account-related information, such as group membership requests, even if you unsubscribe from marketing communications emails.
All members can object to the processing of personal information for the purposes of direct marketing at any time, with no fee to do so, by contacting [email protected]
Use of Collected Information
MyGiftster will only use the information collected from and about you on the following lawful grounds:
If none of these conditions will be satisfied by the use of your personal information, then such information is permanently deleted from our system.
In addition to the personal information you provide to us, we may also use publicly available information as well as information gathered from you by third parties to improve your experience using our service, inform you about new products or promotions, or for any other legitimate business purpose.
Right to Erasure
All MyGiftster members have the right to request that any and all Personally Identifiable Information (PII) associated with their account be erased. Once a data subject access request (DSAR) is filed and member identity is verified by email, the Company must respond to and fulfill such request within 30 days. When an account is “erased,” all PII associated with the account held by MyGiftster is permanently deleted.
When MyGiftster members sign up for our service, we share member data with partners that help us fulfill the service obligation to the member. The primary type of service we share PII with are specialized email platforms that operate under our direction. These partners do not resell your PII.
MyGiftster members or guests who elect to have their PII deleted from our system may do so by contacting [email protected]
Right to Access
All MyGiftster members have the undeniable right to ask about and obtain a complete and accurate report on the data being stored about them. If you would like to request a report on the data we are storing about you, email us at [email protected]
Who Can I Contact at MyGiftster Regarding Data Protection Issues?
MyGiftster has a designated Data Protection Officer to assist with data privacy and data protection issues. You may contact them by contacting privacy @giftster.com or writing the company at the mailing address shown below.GDPR Privacy Rights
Sale or Transfer of Business
How We Protect Your Information
We implement security measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. Your account is protected by your account password and we urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe by not disclosing your password. We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing certain technological security measures including encryption, firewalls, and HTTPS or SSL security standards. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. By using or accessing our Site, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
Your Rights Regarding Use of Your Personal Information
Links to Other Websites
Only persons age 13 or older have permission to access the Site. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you learn that your Children have provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers. MyGiftster provides "child accounts" as a simple way for parents to manage an account on behalf of a child to include lists and preferences in their Giftster group.