Last updated: May 2018
You can freely access our website without providing any personal information. But certain functions of our website, for example purchasing products or receiving emails from us, require that you submit some personal information. We do not collect any personal information without providing adequate notice and choice.
1. Your Rights Concerning Personally Identifiable Information
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have further questions about privacy and data protection.
2. Notice Concerning the Data Protection Officers and Party Responsible for Grips4u Websites
The party responsible for processing data on our US-based website Grips4u.net intended for American and Canadian users is:
831 Redwood Dr.
Cary, IL 61300, USA
The part responsible for processing data on our EU-based website grips4u.eu intended for European users is:
TPC Europe s.r.o
50303, Czech Republic
3. Types of Data We Collect
Our goal is to provide you with the best and most efficient service as possible while offering as much privacy as possible. TPC Europe collects only requisite data for providing this service. We use the data that we collect about you to fulfill your product and service purchases. In order to better provide you with these products and services, our websites collect two types of information about users: Personally Identifiable and Non-Personally Identifiable Information.
4. How We Collect Data
Our web page includes cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you use. You can configure your browser to selectively or always reject cookies. But disabling or rejecting cookies may limit the functionality of this website. Cookies are stored pursuant to GDPR Art. 6(1)(f), which allows the processing for a legitimate interest. Grips4u has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors.
Our web pages include web beacons. Web beacons are small, graphic images on web pages or web-based documents or in email messages. We use web beacons to personalize your experience, determine the usefulness of information our services provide, and to analyze general user traffic patterns.
Server Log Files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in server log files. These include the type and version of your browser, operating system used, referrer URL, host name of the accessing computer, time of the server request, and IP address. These data are not combined with data from other sources. The basis for data processing is GDPR Art. 6(1)(b), which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.
Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information. We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose of its storage ceases to exist. Mandatory provisions, especially mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.
Registration on our websites allows you to access additional functions offered here. The input data will only be used for the purpose of using the respective site or service for which you registered. We will process the data provided during registration based on your consent under GDPR Art. 6(1)(a). We will continue to store the data collected during registration for as long as you remain registered on our website. Mandatory provisions, especially mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.
If you use the comment or review function on the sites, the time at which you created the comment and your email address will be stored along with your comment, as well as your username, unless you are posting anonymously. Our comment or review function may store the IP address of those users who posted. We need this information to be able to pursue actions for illegal or slanderous content. The comments and reviews are stored based on your consent under GDPR Art. 6(1)(a).
Our websites have social media or other types of plugins to improve our customers online experience. Social media plugins allow users to engage with their social media pages. Grips4u pages may include plugins to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, YouTube, Vimeo, or Google Maps. When you visit our site, a direct connection between your browser and the social media company's server is established. This allows the social media company to process the users' engagement with their social media plug-in. To establish this connection, the social media company receives information that you have visited our site from your IP address. Grips4u has a legitimate interest in creating an engaging user experience on its webpages. Thus, the basis for the data processing under the GDPR is Art. 6(1)(f).
Grips4u websites use third-party analytics services to a custom and optimized user experience from our websites. Grips4u pages include the analytics services Matomo.org. Collection of this data may come in the form of cookies, web beacons, or plugins.
5. Payment Processing
Grips4u websites accept payments via PayPal, Inc., which is located at PayPal, Inc., 2211 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95131, USA. If you select payment via PayPal, the payment data you provide will be supplied to PayPal based on GDPR Art. 6(1)(b), processing for the purpose of completing a contract. Grips4u.eu website accept credit cards payments via payment gateway of our bank Ceskoslovenska obchodni banka a.s. Radlicka 333/150, Praha 5, Czech Republic. The transactions are protected by 3D Secure technology.
6. How to Access and Control Your Personal Data
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge.
You may change any of your personal information in your account online at any time. Also, you may contact us to assist in the changing your personal information in your account online or to change, block, delete, or provide to you any other personal information stored by Grips4u. However, some past transactional and encrypted backup data may not be deleted. To make any personal data requests, please contact us at email@example.com.
7. A Special Note About Children's Privacy
You must be at least 18 years old to have our permission to use this site. Our policy is that we do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose Personally Identifiable Information about visitors under 18 years of age. If you are the parent or guardian of a minor under 18 years of age and believe that the minor has disclosed personally identifiable information to us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may delete the minor's information.
8. Other Important Privacy Information