giftdoodle UG (haftungsbeschränkt) and giftdoodle.com ("giftdoodle") Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the giftdoodle.com Site, and all related giftdoodle Mobile Applications, and governs online data collection, usage and disclosure of personal information. By using the giftdoodle services, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. Your home jurisdiction may have privacy laws and guidelines that are more or less protective than the guidelines herein. This Policy applies only to the information that you provide to us through this Site and also through our connected Mobile Applications.

COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

giftdoodle may collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you. We may gather additional information or non-personal information. giftdoodle may collect navigational information, including information about the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions taken in connection with the site. Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by giftdoodle. Additionally, we may gather information regarding your use of the giftdoodle smart phone applications and referral services. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, location and/or GPS coordinates (if these features are enabled), smart phone or tablet device identifiers (not including UDID), MAC address, wireless service provider, operating system, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the giftdoodle website. This information is used only to analyze trends, administer the Site, track user movements and gather broad demographic information for internal use. Most importantly, any recorded IP addresses are not linked to identifiable information of any user.

giftdoodle only collects personally identifiable information about you after you have provided giftdoodle with your consent to collect that specific information. Personal information may include, but is not limited to: information collected when you register or visit the site including, but not necessarily limited to: your member name and password, your name, your mailing address, email address, IP address and phone number and information collected when you make a purchase including your credit card number and billing address or any information you may provide to allow giftdoodle to make payments to you.
giftdoodle encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from giftdoodle so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. giftdoodle is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the giftdoodle website. You may choose not to provide certain personal information to giftdoodle, but in doing so, certain products and services may not be available to you.

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

giftdoodle collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the products and/or services you have requested. Uses may include, but are not limited to: creation and management of your account, processing of any transactions (including transaction-related communications) or providing customer support. giftdoodle may disclose your personal information to third-party service providers who perform services on giftdoodle's behalf.

giftdoodle may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you via newsletters, marketing or promotional materials or other means of other products or services available from giftdoodle and its affiliates. giftdoodle may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered or to perform research and analysis directed towards improving giftdoodle products and services. giftdoodle does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

giftdoodle may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is transferred to a third party. giftdoodle may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to giftdoodle, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

giftdoodle may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within the giftdoodle Site, in order to determine what giftdoodle services are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content and advertising within giftdoodle to customers whose behavior indicates they are interested in a particular subject area.

Information about giftdoodle customers, including personal information, may be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, or sale of the giftdoodle related company and/or assets, as well as in the unlikely event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, in which personal information would be transferred as one of the business assets of the company. giftdoodle will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on giftdoodle or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of giftdoodle; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the giftdoodle Site, or the public.

INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE

giftdoodle Members – When you register on giftdoodle.com and submit your Personal Information to create a profile webpage, giftdoodle Members and users of certain third-party websites will see your "Screen Name" ("Required Member Identifiers"). You can choose what other Personal Information or other information to provide as part of your profile ("Other Member Information"). Providing Other Member Information is voluntary and should correlate with the degree of interaction you want to have with giftdoodle Members. We recommend that you guard your anonymity and sensitive information and that you not use your real name as your "Screen Name," since that would allow others to identify you. You can review and revise your profile information at any time

Aggregate Information and Non-Identifying Information – We may share aggregated information that includes your Non-Identifying Information and Log Data with Non-Identifying third parties for industry analysis and demographic profiling and to deliver targeted advertising about other products and services.

Service Providers – We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform giftdoodle.com related services (e.g., without limitation, maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the Site's features) or to assist us in analyzing how our Site and Service are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. We may also provide Personal Information to our business partners or other trusted entities for the purpose of providing you with information on goods or services we believe will be of interest to you. You can, at any time, opt out of receiving such communications. These third party companies will have to sign a non-disclosure agreement which will prohibit any soliciting or use of giftdoodle members information.

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement – giftdoodle cooperates with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of giftdoodle or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, any illegal, unethical, offensive or legally actionable activity.

LOG DATA

When you visit the Site, whether as a giftdoodle Member or a non-registered user just browsing (any of these, a "User"), our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type or the webpage you were visiting before you came to our Site, pages or portions of our giftdoodle Website that you visit or click on, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on the giftdoodle Website, access times and dates, and other statistics. We use this information to monitor and analyze use of the giftdoodle Website and the Service and for the giftdoodle Website technical administration, to increase the giftdoodle Website functionality and user-friendliness, and to better tailor it to our visitors' needs. For example, some of this information is collected so that when you visit giftdoodle.com again, it will recognize you and serve advertisements and other information appropriate to your interests. We also use this information to verify that visitors to giftdoodle.com meet the criteria required to process their requests. We do not treat Log Data as Personal Information or use it in association with other Personal Information, though we may aggregate, analyze and evaluate such information for the same purposes as stated above regarding other Non-Identifying Information.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

giftdoodle secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. giftdoodle takes appropriate and conceivable safeguards to ensure the protection of its Users personal information from misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, loss and destruction. Users should note that no security measure is perfect or can be fully guaranteed. Any data transmission cannot be fully guaranteed against any misuse by third parties, but giftdoodle will do all it can to try to keep its Users' data safe.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER

Your information may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the Germany and choose to provide information to us, giftdoodle transfers Personal Information to the Germany and processes it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

USE OF COOKIES

giftdoodle may use "cookies" to enable you to sign in to the giftdoodle services and to help personalize and improve your online experience. A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information, including personal information, from the browser. Cookies allow giftdoodle to identify registered users when they return to the giftdoodle Site so that they can retrieve previous image results, shopping carts and invoices, among other useful information. Cookies save you time by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information and by saving your preferences when using the giftdoodle site, while allowing giftdoodle to deliver personalized information to you. Cookies can also help prevent fraud and protect your security by checking your login details.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but they also allow you to turn off cookies by modifying your browser settings. If you decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of our sites and services that depend on cookies but you will be able perform basic navigation of the giftdoodle.com site.

PHISHING

Identifying theft and the practice currently known as "phishing" are of great concern to giftdoodle. Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information, your account ID, login password, or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication. For more information about phishing, visit the Federal Trade Commission's website.

CHILDREN UNDER EIGHTEEN

giftdoodle does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of eighteen (18). If you are under the age of eighteen (18), you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. By using this Site you represent and warrant that you either are eighteen (18) or older or have received your parent's or guardian's permission to use the Site.

INTERACTIVE SERVICES

The giftdoodle Site may include interactive areas or services, including (but not limited to) blogs, chat rooms, bulletin boards, message boards, online hosting or storage services, or other areas or services in which you or third parties create, post or store any content, messages, comments, materials or other items on the sites (“Interactive Areas”). If you use an Interactive Area, you should be aware that these areas are open to the public and any personal information you post or provide at registration may be viewable by others. giftdoodle is not responsible for personal information you submit in connection with the Interactive Areas, nor is giftdoodle responsible for how others might use that information, including sending you unsolicited messages. Interactive Area postings may be retained indefinitely. If at any time you would like to remove a posting, please contact giftdoodle. Removal of a posting from an Interactive Area does not mean that the posting will be deleted from the giftdoodle systems.

LINKED SITES

The giftdoodle Site may contain links to third-party websites. giftdoodle is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those third-party websites. When you visit linked sites, those sites may collect information from you directly, in which case the third-party privacy policy (which may differ from the giftdoodle Privacy Policy) would apply. If you have questions regarding the privacy policy of any third-party, you should contact that third-party directly for more information.

As a Member of the Site, you will have the option of granting giftdoodle access to your account(s) with certain third-party social media and networking sites (each, an "SNS"). By granting giftdoodle access to your SNS account(s), you understand that giftdoodle will access, render and store content from your SNS account(s), including Personal Information about you, so that it is available and viewable through the giftdoodle.com website and connected apps. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other online services you use. You have the ability to disable the connection between the Service and an SNS, at any time, via the "Connected Accounts" section of your account's Settings.

OPT-OUT & UNSUBSCRIBE

All giftdoodle Members may review, update, correct or delete the Personal Information in their registration profile by visiting the www.giftdoodle.com website. You can deactivate and delete your account by following the proscribed method listed on the Site. If you delete your account record in our system, this will delete your Personal Information from our database and cannot be undone. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT

giftdoodle will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. giftdoodle encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how giftdoodle is protecting your information.

CONTACT US

giftdoodle welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms: contact us.

Effective as of August 10th 2014