Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The latest revision of this Privacy Policy was published on 23 November 2018. 

Please check back regularly to keep track of any Privacy Policy updates.

At GandJ Rozga trading as GJ Hides we care about your privacy and believe in transparency. That’s why we are committed to being upfront about our privacy practices. We only collect personal information necessary to deliver our services and we handle it carefully and sensibly. 

This Policy explains our privacy practices for GJHides.co.uk (we’ll refer to it as the "Site") and our other services provided by GandJ Rozga ("GJ Hides" together with "we," "us," and "our"). We'll refer to the Site and our other services as the "Services." This Privacy Policy describes why and how we collect and use the personal information of our customers and website visitors. It also describes your options to choose how we use your personal data and how to contact us with any concerns and requests to in relation to that. GandJ Rozga is a partnership, with registered address: 48 Ellerby Avenue, Swinton, Manchester M27 8LA and is the data controller of the personal data that we collect from you.  

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about any aspect of our Privacy Policy, please contact us using the details set out in the "Further questions and contacts" section at the end of this Privacy Policy.

Below you will find information about the following:

1.         Collection of Information.

2.         How we utilize information.

3.         Purpose of data processing

4.         Cookies, beacons, tags, pixels. 

5.         How we share your personal information and who we share it with.

6.         International Transfers.

7.         Security measures.

8.         Retention periods. 

9.         Your Rights

10.      Age restrictions.

11.      Changes to the Privacy Policy. 

12.      Data Protection Authority.

13.      Further questions and contacts.

1. Collection of Information:

When you access and browse our Site (including when you submit personal information to us through data entry fields on the website) we will collect the following from you: 

Information you provide:

·         Contact information - we receive and store any information you enter on our Site. Our Site uses forms to collect your personal information including your name, address, telephone number, email address so you can place orders, request information, get support and use our services. 

·         Transaction information - when you buy a products from us, signing up for any of our Services or programs, we request additional personal information such as your name, shipping and billing address, telephone number, email address. We processing transaction details including what you have bought, when you bought it, what delivery service you choose and how much did you pay. We do NOT collect or store your credit card details. Your payment information is provided directly to our third-party payment processor - PayPal (for more information go to section 5. How we share your personal information and who we share it with). 

·         Surveys and contests - we may, from time to time, offer surveys and opinion polls and ask you to provide information about your experience and feedback for our services. Occasionally we may organize contests, sweepstakes, competitions, prize draws, or other promotions (collectively "Contests") on our Site or through our Social Media channels and may offer a prize  as a sign of appreciation to the people who have participated, qualified and/or completed our Contest. Information requested for entry may include personal contact information such as your name, email, address, phone number, etc. Participation is entirely voluntary and it’s up to you whether you choose to disclose any information or not.

Information we receive from your use of our services or third-parties 

·         Automated information - when you visit our website we receive and collect information, which may in certain circumstances constitute personal information and which includes your IP address, referral URL, exit URL, browser software, operating system, date/time and/or clickstream data. 

·         Website Analytics tools - We use analytics services by third parties to collect information about the use of this Site, such as number of visits, pages visited, popularity of certain content. Analytics tools use tracking technologies (like cookies) to recognize your device and compile information about you. They collect information such as what pages you visit and how much time you spend on these pages, the IP address assigned to you, what operating system and web browser you use, and what site you visited prior to visiting our website. 

·         Information Logs - when you visit the Site, view content provided by us, use our services, use our Chat service, ask us a question, request assistance in regards to our services, send us an email or participate in a contest or survey on our website, we automatically collect and store certain information in log files. This includes your IP address, URL, referral URL, exit URL, browser software, operating system, date/time, requests type to our Site and error responses returned by our Site or Services.

·         Other information - we also receive and store any information that you provide on our Site, our Chat service, any forms on our site, email, telephone, or any other type of communication with our team or related to the provisioning of our services. Whenever you contact us, we will record massage, chat or call to ensure we have an accurate record of all communication, which is needed to provide our services and to support any action taken by our team as a result in the event of a dispute over our response.

2. How we utilize information

Information you provide:

We collect, store and use the information you provide for the following reasons: 

·         Contact information – to contact you regarding the progress of your orders, status of the services, functionality changes to our products and our Site, and - where you have opted in to receive such information - other/new services, and/or special offers/newsletters we think you might find useful, we use email, telephone, and/or text message, as well as to inform you about account issues, service interruptions or updates, service improvements or new products in accordance with our Terms of Service and applicable law.

·         Transaction information – we need it together with your contact details, to open a Client or an Affiliate account for you, to process your orders and renewals, to enter into a contractual agreement for any Services, to invoice you and to fulfil our legal obligations about record kipping for accounting and tax purposes.

·         Surveys and Contests – 

·         any answers to surveys and opinion polls are stored separately from your details and we anonymize  the data collected, which can be used for ascertaining the usage of certain aspects of our Site and services and market research. We may share the anonymised data with third parties when they need the information to fulfil their obligations to process it on our behalf. However, the anonymised data do not allows to identify you personally without the use of additional information which is kept separately, and is subject to technical and organisational measures to ensure that none of the data is attributed directly to you. 

·         If you enter a Contest, we use the data you provide for the successful administration of the Contest, to contact you or work with third parties to contact you in case you’ve won anything and fulfil prizes in accordance to the announcement and terms of the participation for the respective Contest. We may also, where you have opted in to receive such communication, and unless prohibited by law, use your information provided via our surveys and Contests to send you details about our services or offers.

Information we receive from your use of our services or third-parties

We collect, store and use the information that we receive from your use of our services or third-parties for the following reasons:

·         Automated information – to diagnose problems with our servers, to administer our Site and services. This is not linked to any personally identifiable information, except if necessary to prevent fraud or abuse on our Site and systems. 

·         Analytics tools – to improve services on our Site. 

·         Information Logs – for diagnosing problems, administering our Site and resolving issues.

·         Other information - to maintain your account and purchased products, to have an accurate record of any inquiries in case of a dispute and to identify certain characteristics that could help us optimize and improve our products and services.

3. Purposes of data processing 

When you access or use our Services, we need to collect, use, and otherwise process your information, as set out in this Policy. We are committed to your privacy and follow a few fundamental principles when we process personal data:

1.         We strive to collect only the minimum personal data that we need to deliver any Services to you.

2.         We aim for full transparency on how we use your information to comply with legal or other lawful purposes and respect your privacy.

3.         We make sure we only use your information for the purposes you have given us permission for.

We rely on a number of legal bases to use your information, as set out in this Policy:

·         Contract – the use of your information is necessary to perform any contractual obligations in order to provide any Services to you or to administer any Contests you enter into;

·         Legal obligations – our use of your personal information is necessary to comply with a legal obligation, a court order, or to exercise or defend legal claims. For example, if we are requested to disclose your personal information to regulatory bodies or law enforcement authorities.

·         Our legitimate interests – necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests, such as to:

·         run, grow, develop and deliver our services ; 

·         detect and prevent fraudulent activities; 

·         enhance the security of our network and information systems;

·         better understand how people interact with our website;

·         determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and advertising; and 

·         enhance, modify, personalise or otherwise improve our services and communications for the benefit of our customers.

·         Consent – we rely on your consent for us to use your personal information to send you marketing information (such as our newsletters and promotional offers) by email. You may withdraw your consent at any time by using a link to the GDPR tools page available from "My Account" section on the bottom of our site, updating your personal Info/Settings in your user profile in "My Account" area, using our Unsubscribe option provided with every marketing email we send to you, or contacting us using the details set out in the "Further questions and contacts" section of this Policy.

4. Cookies, beacons, tags, pixels  

We use Cookies to collect some of the information set out in this Policy. A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in your web browser on your computer, mobile or other handheld device, while you are browsing a website. 

Our Site uses cookies to identify you. Cookies can store your account identifier, ordering status, personalisation or website tracking. They can also be used for technical purposes such as keeping track of your current shopping session and enabling you to proceed to checkout and pay for your according order or to save information which has already been entered (languages choices, and your region), so that we can offer improved and more personalised services, products and other relevant communication tailored to you. Cookies also allow us to fulfil our contractual obligations to third parties and partners if you have made a purchase on our website by following a link from theirs.

Our Site may includ marketing cookies and remarketing pixel provided by third parties. That allows these parties to collect the information that you have visited our Site and were interested in certain offers. We also may use beacons, tags, click tracking codes and scripts to analyze trends and movements of users around the Site, gather information about user base as a whole and how we can improve our service and Site, to provide advertising based upon activities and interests and to measure advertising effectiveness. As a result we may display targeted, or interest-based, offers to you based on the products you currently own or have recently viewed and deliver other communication more relevant to you and your interests outside of our Site, on other websites part of the third party's network. 

You can manage your preferences regarding Cookies either by modifying your browser settings or using the designated pop-up tool on our website. Please note that if you simply disable all of our cookies or cookies in general in your browser settings, you may find that certain sections or features of our Site will not work, because your browser may prevent us from setting Site functionally required cookies. 

You can find more detailed information about our use of cookies in our Cookies Policy.

5.  How we share your personal information and who we share it with

All personal information collected by GJ Hides is treated as confidential. We disclose entire or part of your data in the limited circumstances described below and with appropriate safeguards on your privacy:

·         If we are required by law -  we will disclose information about you in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legitimate governmental request.

·         Third Party Vendors - we will share information with third party vendors based within the European Union and United States, Data Center services providers based within the European Union, United States, business partners, tax, accounting and legal companies based within the European Union, who need to know information about you in order to provide various services on our behalf. This group includes vendors that help us provide our services such as third party payment providers that process your payment for us and delivery services providers that ship your parcel to you as well as vendors that help us prevent fraud. This group also includes trusted vendors we partner with that perform analysis of our products or customer demographics and do market research that help us understand and enhance our services and help us serve better advertisements. This group also includes third party providers that perform analytic services and analyse the data of our surveys and/or contests. We will only share information about you that is necessary for the third party vendor to provide the requested service. These companies will process the provided data under instructions of GJ Hides and in compliance with this Privacy Policy. We do not authorize vendors to retain, share, store or use your personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. The third party vendors include companies that operate in different industries such as Fraud Detection, Technology Service, Internet Information Providers, Payments and Data Processors, Specialty Finance, Media, Internet Content & Information Industries, Advertising & Marketing and Technologies, that are located in the territory of the European Union and United States.

·         To Protect Rights and Property - We will share account and personal information with companies, organizations or individuals when we believe in good-faith that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is necessary to meet any applicable law, comply with regulation, legal process or enforceable request; to enforce or apply our Terms of Service and other agreements; to investigate potential violations; to protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of GJ Hides, our users or the public as required or permitted by law. To the extent we are legally permitted to do so, we will take all reasonable steps to notify you in the event that we are required to provide your personal information to third parties as part of legal process.

·         Business Transfers - in connection with any merger, sale of company assets, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company, or in the unlikely event that GJ Hides goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would likely be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. If any of these events happens, we will take any reasonable steps to notify you and this Privacy Policy would continue to apply to your information and the party receiving your information shall continue to use your information, but only consistent with this Privacy Policy.

·         With Your Consent -  with your explicit consent or at your direction we may share and disclose information you have authorized us to with third parties. We will not, however, sell, rent, share or otherwise disclose personally identifiable information for commercial purposes in any way that is contrary to the commitments made in this Privacy Policy. We will take all reasonable steps to notify you when and what information might go to third parties and you will be able to choose whether to share it or not.

6. Security measures

We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software to encrypt the information you enter on our Site in order to protect its security during transmission to and from our Site. When storing information, we protect its security by encryption of critical data.

We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of personally identifiable customer information. Our security procedures require us in some cases to request proof of identity before disclosing personal information to you.

Although we take all these measures to maintain the safety and security of your personal information, please note that no transmission over the Internet can ever be guaranteed to be secure. Consequently, please note that we cannot fully guarantee the security of any personal information that you transfer over the Internet to us.  

7. Retention periods

Information collected on our website will only be retained for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. In general, we will automatically delete your "My Account" information 2 years after you no longer have any active services with us. In regard to retention of personal information related to contractual agreements, provision of services, financial, billing, invoicing operations and tax calculations, a versioned copy of your contact, payment and billing personal data associated with your past invoices is stored for a period of 7 years. Your personal data is deleted automatically by our systems in accordance with these retention periods . 

8. Your Rights

By visiting the "My Account" page, you can access, correct, change, and delete certain personal information associated with your account.  If you need further assistance, you can contact us using our GDPR tool in My Account area at the bottom of the site or using the details in the "Further questions and contacts" section of this policy to request any of the following:

·         confirm whether or not personal data about you is being processed; 

·         provide you with further details about how we process your personal data;

·         provide you with a copy of any data which we hold about you; 

·         withdraw your consent to using your personal information, where we rely on your consent as a legal basis to justify using your personal data;

·         consider any valid objection to the processing of your personal information (including the right to object to processing on grounds related to your particular situation where we are relying on our legitimate interests as a legal basis for processing);

·         request to update or delete personal data which we hold about you; 

·         restrict the way that we process your personal data;

·         consider any valid request to transfer your personal data to a third party provider of services (data portability); and

We will consider all those requests. However, certain personal information may be exempt from those requests in certain circumstances, which include a need to keep processing information for our legitimate interests or to comply with a legal obligation. If such an exception applies, we will notify you when responding to your request. Please note that we may ask you to provide us with information necessary to confirm your identity before responding.

9. Age Restrictions

In accordance with GJ Hides Terms of Service, we do not sell products, provide services or collect information from any individual under the age of 13.  If you are under the age of 13, you are not allowed to use the Site and you must request your parent or guardian to use the Site instead. Should you have an evidence that someone under the age of 13 has bought services and provided their personal information to us, please contact us using the details set out in the "Further questions and contacts" section below. 

10. Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the updates to this Privacy Policy here and on any other place we deem appropriate, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

If we make material changes to this Policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice via our Site, at least ten (10) calendar days before the changes take effect.

11. Further questions and contacts

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy,  if you wish to exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal information, or if you want to object to the collection or processing of your data by GJ Hides, whether entirely or partially, please contact us at office@gjhides.co.uk.