We may collect different types of personal information about you when you use our website and services including your name, email address and postcode
The section how we use your information details all the ways we use your personal information, which includes: To process an order you place through our website To tell you about our other products and special offers that you may be interested in
We will share your information as required by law with Police Forces, Insurance Companies and other Public Agencies subject to the correct legal requests being undertaken by these bodies
You can ask us any questions about your personal information at any time by Emailing to: [email protected]
The Website gulfowndigitalhub.com is owned by Gulfown Group and henceforth throughout the document may also be referred to “we”, “us” or “our”
Registered Office: Gulfown Digitalhub, Bypass Road, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram District, PIN : 679322
We take your privacy and the security of your personal information very seriously.
The information we collect and how we collect it:
When you use our website or any of our other services we may collect personal information about you. The type of personal information we collect will vary depending on the services you are using.
We need to collect your details in order to contract with you for the contractual purchasing and sale of mobile devices through our website. We need basic details in order to make payment and transfer funds to the correct bank accounts and postal address. In order to ensure that we are fulfilling our legitimate business interests and satisfying your requirements we may also need to contact you on periodic basis to help us review or improve our services to you the customer. Legally, it is mandatory to keep financial records for seven years in order to meet the requirements of tax department.
We may collect:
In all other instances where we collect your personal information, we act as a data controller.
How we use your information:
- To improve our services –
We may use your personal information to help us understand how people are using our website and services so that we may improve them. Additionally, if you have provided your consent for us to do so, we may contact you by email, online, or via the phone to ask you for feedback on your experience of using our website and services. We keep this information for a maximum of 3 years.
- To fulfill an order you have placed –
If you place an order to recycle or purchase a mobile device through our website, we will collect your personal information. We will also use your personal information to track the progress of the order you have placed. We keep your bank account details for 48 hours after you have placed your order. We keep other personal information for a maximum of 12 months. To help you with a customer services enquiry – If you contact our customer services team, we will use your personal information to communicate with you and help sort out your enquiry. We keep this information for a maximum of 12 months.
- To tell you about our products and any special offers that may be of interest –
When you provide us with your personal information we may ask your consent to use it to send you additional information on other products and special offers that may be of interest. Unless you tell us otherwise, you are agreeing that we can use it for these purposes. We keep this information for a maximum of 3 years. You can easily unsubscribe from our Emails.
You can stop receiving these ads at any time by emailing us at [email protected]
Who we share your information with:
When you use our website and services you are consenting to us sharing your information for the following purposes:
Email communications – we use an external mail service to help us manage our email communications. If you provide us with your personal information to send your additional information on other products and special offers, we may share this information with our mail service solely to provide this service. They will not share this information with any other company or use it for any other purpose.
We may use other companies to help provide or maintain different parts of our website and service and in doing so they may process your personal information. In these instances, we are the data controller and the other companies must comply with our strict privacy requirements.
We link to other companies’ websites from our website. We try to only include quality, safe and relevant links but we cannot guarantee or verify the content of any externally linked website. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they should have their own privacy policies and we have not endorsed or approved those policies. We cannot be held responsible (and do not accept any responsibility or liability) for the uses to which any other company puts your personal information once you have left our website.
Where permitted by law, we may also disclose your personal information:
if we sell the group or any company or part of the group; to comply with any legal obligation, or to enforce or apply our rights and other agreements; and to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our group; our customers, or others.
We may also exchange your personal information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
How we keep your information safe:
Keeping your personal information secure is very important to us. Once we have received your personal information, we will use strict procedures and security measures to protect it. Our website is secured by SSL and we use a secure protocol (https://) to encrypt your information between your computer’s browser and our website. We protect our network with the latest firewall technology and we securely store personal information and encrypt your bank account details and passwords. We restrict the number of our staff that has access to any personal information and we have secure backup systems to ensure that any personal information cannot be lost or deleted.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone and to choose a strong password (which should contain a mixture of letters and numbers).
Please bear in mind that no information sent over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information that you send to our website and it is sent at your own risk.
How to change your preferences:
All marketing emails have a clear unsubscribe link and if you click it then we will automatically unsubscribe you and you will not receive any further marketing emails.
How to get your information corrected or request we stop using it:
If you want correct personal details or want us to stop using your personal information then please contact us in writing by post or Email explaining why you object to its use and what you want us to do. We will then respond appropriately to your request.
Please note that if you do not provide us with your personal information or object to us using it then this may prevent us from fulfilling certain requests (for example we cannot help you with certain enquiries without your contact details and we cannot fulfill a request to recycle your mobile device without your contact details).
How to contact us or make a complaint:
How we identify the Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data You, the customer, have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purpose;
Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at your request, prior to entering into a contract;
Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject;
Processing is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person;
Processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in your interests ie paying you money and completing the contract.
Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of you which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject or individual is a child.
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