Collection and Use of Information
GD SWIMWEAR will collect personal information such as names, home addresses, phone number, e-mail addresses, birth month and date, credit card and other billing information, and shipping information, etc., but only when a visitor of our Websites voluntarily gives it to us in the process of subscribing to GD SWIMWEAR promotional emails, postal mail, and phone calls (e.g., to call you when new items from your favorite designer become available) (see the Communications section below for more details), placing orders on our Websites, or registering for an account with GD SWIMWEAR (“Account”). If you contact us via e-mail (including customer service), we will collect your name and e-mail address, as well as any other content included in the e-mail, in order to send you a reply. GD SWIMWEAR may request feedback from visitors of our Websites. Feedback is used for internal purposes only, and any personally identifiable information that may be submitted is deleted. When you participate in one of our surveys, we may collect additional profile information. When you participate in contests, sweepstakes, or other similar activities (“Sweepstakes”) that we make available on our Websites, which may be facilitated via a third party partner and/or conducted in partnership with a third party partner (“Sweepstakes Partner”), we will collect the information designated along with such Sweepstakes. We may also receive information about you through third party companies that we partner with. You might also provide GD SWIMWEAR with the personal information of other persons, such as family or friends to whom you ship purchases. Such information may include their name, shipping address, and email address.
We may also collect information from you via technology as described in the Information Collected via Technology section below.
This information is used by GD SWIMWEAR for the following purposes: to identify you as a user, create and manage your Account, place and manage your order, fulfill or respond to your other requests, administer Sweepstakes, improve our products and services, send you service related communications via emails, postal mail, or phone calls, send you promotional communications via emails, postal mail, or phone calls (see the Communications section below for more details), and for our marketing and research purposes.
For Children Under 16
We do not intentionally gather personal information about visitors who are under the age of 16. If a child under 16 submits personal information to GD SWIMWEAR and we learn that the personal information is the information of a child under 16, we will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible. If you believe that we might have any personal information from a child under 16, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclosure of Information
California Users: Your California Privacy Rights. California’s “Shine the Light” law, Civil Code section 1798.83, requires certain businesses to respond to requests from California customers asking about the businesses’ practices related to disclosing personal information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. Alternatively, such businesses may have in place a policy not to disclose personal information of customers to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes if the customer has exercised an option to opt-out of such information sharing. We have such a policy in place. This section and the section titled “Correspondence” explains our practices and how you can opt-out of having your information shared to third parties for the third parties’ direct or indirect marketing purposes, in accordance with such laws. In addition to reviewing this section and the section titled “Correspondence”, if you wish to find out about any rights you may have under California Civil Code section 1798.83, you may notify us in writing at email@example.com.
We may create anonymous information from personal information by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you. GD SWIMWEAR may share anonymous information about the visitors of our Website with our advertisers, business partners, sponsors and certain others. Anonymous information is also used to develop, improve and customize our Websites to better serve visitors to our Websites. GD SWIMWEAR reserves the right to use anonymous information for any purpose and disclose anonymous information to third parties in its sole discretion.
For Outside of the United States
GD SWIMWEAR Correspondence. GD SWIMWEAR uses automated systems to provide promotional correspondence and to collect and answer correspondence from visitors of our Websites. If you decide to opt in to our promotional email, postal mail or phone lists, you will receive promotional e-mails, postal mail, and phone calls, such as company news, updates, product or service information, promotions and special offers, style emails, etc. However, you may opt out (unsubscribe) of promotional emails at any time by clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of all e-mails that you will receive from us and you may opt out (unsubscribe) of promotional postal mail at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you opt out, we may still send you non-marketing emails. Non-marketing emails include emails about your Account and our business dealings with you.
Third Party Correspondence. If you decide to opt in to receive third party marketing, from time to time we may disclose your contact information to third parties to allow them to market their products or services to you or for other marketing purposes. By entering into a Sweepstakes, you are opting in to receive marketing from the third party Sweepstakes partner, unless the Sweepstakes includes an active opt-in or opt-out option, in which case your election applies. If you want us to stop further sharing your contact information with third parties (including new third parties), you must notify us at email@example.com. Please follow the instructions provided to you by third parties that we’ve already shared with to unsubscribe from their messages.
Advertisements and Links
Our Websites may include advertisements and/or links to websites operated by third parties that are not sponsors and are not affiliated with GD SWIMWEAR. GD SWIMWEAR cannot guarantee the appropriateness of any external content to which we link, nor to the appropriateness of sites that in turn link to such external content. Therefore, GD SWIMWEAR holds no responsibility for the content, practices, or information provided or requested on websites operated by third parties. Further, advertisements on and links to or from our Websites do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement, or approval by GD SWIMWEAR of the content, policies, practices or products or services offered on these websites or those linked to them.
Information Collected via Technology
GD SWIMWEAR uses “cookie” technology to enhance a visitor’s online experience by making it easier to navigate through our Websites or to make an activity work better.
Cookies are small pieces of information or files that a website puts on a computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow a computer to “remember” information from our Websites for future use. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas or features of our Websites may not work properly. GD SWIMWEAR uses information collected by cookies to learn about our visitors’ preferences, so that we can make our Websites better.
We may use clear gifs (otherwise known as web bugs or web beacons) to gather information about your visit to our Websites, such as what you click on and pages and information you viewed. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. In contrast to cookies, which are placed on a user’s hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on web pages.
In addition to cookies, we may collect information from you, including your browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet, which may vary from session to session), domain name, and/or a date/time stamp for your visit.
Our third party analytics providers and advertisers may also use their own cookies, flash cookies or local shared objects (LSOs) or other technologies on our Websites. We do not control use of these cookies, LSOs or other technologies used by these third parties and expressly disclaim responsibility for information collected through them. Please see below for more information about these third parties.
We’ve implemented and use Display Advertising. The Google Analytics features we’ve implemented based on Displayed Advertising is Remarketing. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Preferences Manager. Please also see Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on
We use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online. Third-party vendors, including Google, show our ads on sites across the Internet. We and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our Websites.
All inquiries regarding data privacy should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Review and Deletion of Personal Information
Third Party Links and Websites
How We Respond to Do Not Track Signals
We do not currently respond to “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that might enable consumers to opt out of tracking on the Websites.
Questions, Suggestions & Comments
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