We will only collect and use your personal data for the following purposes, to:
1.1 complete your order(s)
1.2 offer you a better shopping experience
1.3 improve our services
1.4 meet our legal responsibilities
We have appropriate organizational safeguards and security measures in place to protect your data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed.
The communication between your browser and our website uses a secure encrypted connection wherever your personal data is involved. We encrypt your data and store it on secure servers hidden behind a firewall.
We require any third party who is contracted to process your personal data on our behalf to have security measures in place to protect your data and to treat such data in accordance with the law.
In the unfortunate event of a personal data breach, we will notify you and any applicable regulator when we are legally required to do so.
Depending on the products and services you choose, we collect different kinds of personal data from or about you.
3.1 Data you provide
We collect the personal data you provide when you create an account to use our products and services or otherwise interact with us, such as when you fill in account information, contact us, participate in an online survey, use our online help or online chat tool.
3.2 Data from your terminal equipment
3.2.1. Photos/ Media/ File
Our app can use files or data stored on your device. If you want to prevent our app from accessing to your phone data, you can reset your permission on your phone. After obtaining your permission, Photos/Media/Files access may include the ability to:
(1) Read the contents of your USB storage (such as SD card).
(2) Add contents to your USB storage
(3) Format external storage
(4) Mount or unmount external storage
3.2.2. Local storage
We may collect and store information (including personal data) locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches.
You can upload photos when you comment by online services. So, we should collect images and other information from your device's camera and photos. For example, you will not be able to upload photos from your camera roll unless we can access your camera or photos by your permission.
3.2.4. Unique application numbers
Certain services include a unique application number. This number and information about your installation (for example, the operating system type and application version number) may be sent to website when you install or uninstall that service or when that service periodically contacts our servers, such as for automatic updates.
3.3 Data about purchase
If you make a purchase, we collect personal data in related with the purchase. This data includes your purchase data, such as your mail of PayPal, user name, shipping address and other authentication information, as well as billing, shipping, and contact details.
3.4 Data about improving our services and products
When you visit our websites, we may collect data about the type of device you use, your device's unique identifier, the IP address of your device, your operating system, the type of Internet browser that you use, usage information, diagnostic information, and location information from or about the computers, phones, or other devices on which you install or access our products or services. Where available, our services may use GPS, your IP address, and other technologies to determine a device's approximate location to allow us to improve our products and services.
We may collect personal data about you in the following ways:
4.1 Direct interactions – you may give us your Identity, Contact, Financial, Transaction, Profile, and Marketing and Communications data by filling in forms, entering information online or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email, telephone or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide, for example, when you:
4.1.1 Create an account or purchase products on our website;
4.1.2 Subscribe to our newsletter, discussion boards, social media sites or create wish lists;
4.1.3 Complete a voluntary market research survey;
4.1.4 Contact us with an enquiry or to report a problem (by phone, email, social media, or messaging service);
4.1.5 When you log in to our website via social media.
4.2 Indirect interactions – as you interact with our website, we may automatically collect the technical data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. Please see About Cookies for further details.
4.3 Third parties – we may receive personal data about you from various third parties, including:
4.3.1 associated third parties, including analytics providers such as Google;
4.3.2 affiliate networks through whom you have accessed our website;
4.3.3 social media platforms when you log in to our website using such social media platforms;
4.3.4 third parties service providers of technical, payment and delivery services.
We will only collect and process your personal data where we have a legal basis to do so. As a data controller, the legal basis for our collection and use of your personal data varies depending on the manner and purpose for which we collected it.
5.1 we have your consent to do so, or
5.2 we need your personal data to perform a contract with you. For example, to process a payment from you, fulfill your order or provide customer support connected with an order, or
5.3 the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your rights, or
5.4 we have a legal obligation to collect or disclose personal data from you.
Your personal data is used by geekbuying to support a range of different activities. These are listed in the table below together with the types of data used and the legal bases we rely on when processing them, including where appropriate, our legitimate interests. Please be aware that we may process your personal data using more than one lawful basis, depending on the specific activity involved. Please contact us if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.
5.5 To create an account and register you as a new customer (either directly or via social media).
5.6 To process and deliver your order including: recording your order details; keeping you informed about the order status; process payments and refunds, collect money owed to us; and assist fraud prevention and detection.
5.8 To enable you to take part in a competition, event, survey, or receive a reward for shopping with us.
5.9 To administer, protect and improve our business and our website/app, including: troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, data analysis, reporting and hosting of data; setting default options for you, such as language and currency.
5.10 To deliver relevant website content, online advertisements and information for you; and measure the effectiveness of the advertising provided.
5.11 To use data analytics to: improve our website, products, services, marketing, customer relationships and experiences; and for market research, statistical and survey purposes.
5.12 To recommend products, services discounts, promotions, reward campaigns, as well as offers that may be of interest to you, including sending you such information by email, post or SMS, subscribing to our newsletter, responding to a survey or access to occasional website news and updates.
5.13 To inform or remind you by email of any task carried out via our website which remains uncompleted, such as incomplete orders or abandoned baskets.
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we wish to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. We may process personal data without your consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
We will keep your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the purpose(s) it was provided for and to meet our legal obligations. Further details of the periods for which we retain data are available on request.
A "cookie" is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer's or mobile device’s hard drive. If you do not de-activate or erase the cookie, each time you use the same browser or mobile device to access the Site, our web servers will be notified of your visit to the Site and in turn we may have knowledge of your visit and the pattern of your usage. The cookies will enable us to remember your information so you do not have to re-enter it every time you use the Site.
For these additional purposes identified above, you can determine if and how a cookie will be accepted by configuring the privacy setting of the browser you are using to access the Site or the privacy setting of your mobile device. If you adjust the privacy setting in the browser, your mobile device will continue collecting data unless you adjust the privacy setting of the device, and vice versa.
Certain features of the Site depend on cookies. Please be aware that if you choose to block cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use those features, and preferences that are dependent on cookies may be lost.
We use a range of analytics and targeted advertising tools to display relevant website content on our website and online advertisements on other websites and apps (as described above) to you, deliver relevant content to you in marketing communications (where applicable), and to measure the effectiveness of the advertising provided. For example, we use tools such as Google Analytics to analyze Google's interest-based advertising data and/or third-party audience data (such as age, marital status, life event, gender and interests) to target and improve our marketing campaigns, marketing strategies and website content. We may also use tools provided by other third parties, such as Facebook,
Our website may include links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates, or to social media platforms. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to their websites.
We do not sell, rent, trade, license, or otherwise disclose or share your personal or financial information to anyone, except in the following specific situations:
7.1 Third-party service providers: Like most online merchants, we sometimes use third-party service providers to perform specific functions on our behalf. Any information disclosed to them is solely to help in their provision of service. For example, we provide your name, shipping address and phone number to partners such as DHL in order to guarantee delivery of your orders, and we may use relevant customer information in order to monitor the quality of the third party’s service.
7.4 Non-personally identifiable information: We may share information that does not identify you or any user, such as the number of daily visitors to a particular page, or the size of an order placed on a certain date, with third parties such as advertising partners.
You have several rights under the data privacy legislation. This includes, under certain circumstances, the right to:
8.1 request access to your personal data
8.2 request correction of your personal data
8.3 request erasure of your personal data
8.4 request restriction of processing of your personal data
8.5 request the transfer of your personal data
8.6 object to processing of your personal data
8.7 object to automated decision making
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, or have any questions, comments or requests for more information, please email us at email@example.com.