Giffer.ge - Privacy Policy

 

Last modified date: September 12, 2016

Giffer.ge appreciates your visit to this website and its subdomains (hereinafter - Giffer.ge Website) and your interest in our services and products (hereinafter - service or product, as the context requires).

Protection of your privacy is very important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our Portal or using of our certain products. We take care and protect your personal data, collected, processed and used during your visit to the Giffer.ge Website and / or as a result of use of various products of Giffer.ge.

By entering Giffer.ge Website  and/or using of any Giffer.ge  product, you agree to this Privacy Policy (hereinafter - Policy).

If you do not agree to this Policy, do not proceed to further web pages of the Giffer.ge Website and/or immediately stop using of any Giffer.ge  product.

This policy may be updated from time to time. We therefore ask you to consult it on a regular basis. The first paragraph of this policy  indicates when the policy was last updated.

 

What is the purpose and scope of the present policy?

Giffer.ge, its owner, subsidiaries and affiliates (hereinafter - we or Giffer.ge) try to protect the personal information of people who benefit from Giffer.ge Website and services. Accordingly, Giffer.ge has developed this policy to describe how and what kind of information will be collected from users of Giffer.ge Website and services and  the purposes for which Giffer.ge may collect, transfer or otherwise make available the data. Giffer.ge also outlines reasonable precautions which are taken to keep your data secure.

According to Law of Georgia “on Personal Data Protection”, personal data  is  any information connected to an identified or identifiable natural person. A person shall be identifiable when he/she may be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by an identification number or by any physical, physiological, psychological, economic, cultural or social features specific to this person.  Data processing , by this same law  , is any operation performed in relation to the data by automated, semi-automatic or non-automatic means, in particular collection, recording, photographing, audio recording, video recording, organization, storage, alteration, restoration, request for access to, use or disclosure by way of data transmission, dissemination or otherwise making them available, grouping or combination, locking, deletion, or destruction.

This policy applies to all kinds of information and personal data obtained by Giffer.ge through your use of Giffer.ge Website and services. This policy is not applicable to any internet websites controlled by third parties not affiliated with Giffer.ge that the Giffer.ge Website may link to (hereinafter -Third Party Websites ). Please review the privacy policies of third party websites  as Giffer.ge is not responsible for and has no influence on the content or the privacy practices of Third Party Websites .

Policy provides the necessary framework conditions for the movement of  domestic or cross-border data by Giffer.ge. Policy provides an adequate level of protection as defined by EU Data Protection Directive[1] and national legislation during domestic and cross-border data movement, including in countries where there is still no domestic legislation necessary for the protection of data.

The terms of this policy are subject to any additional terms of application or other contractual terms you have entered into with Giffer.ge such as client privacy statements or notices, and any applicable mandatory laws and regulations.

What information do we collect from you and for what purpose?

When you visit Giffer.ge  Website, our server automatically records the details of your visit  (for example, your IP address, the web site from which you visit us, the type of browser software used, the Giffer.ge pages that you actually visit including the date and the duration of your visit).

In addition, we collect personal data, which you provide us through Giffer.ge Website and use of variety of products, for example when you use Giffer.ge Graphic Interchage Format (hereinafter GIF) device and through this device you upload GIF format images on our server (your personal data), which may, in addition to individual access, be publicly available through our portal.

Giffer.ge will use (process)your personal data:

Giffer.ge respects applicable laws and regulations in its use of personal data.

How do we collect and store information from you?

Giffer.ge uses technology such as cookies or tags (hereinafter - tracking technology) to gather information as outlined above (see: What information do we collect from you and for what purpose?) to understand how visitors use our  website.

Tracking technology helps us to manage and improve the usability of the Giffer.ge Website and services, for example by detecting whether there has been any contact between your computer and us in the past and to identify the most popular sections of the Giffer.ge Website and services.

In many cases you can also control tracking technologies using your internet-browser. Please ensure that your browser setting reflects whether you wish to be warned about and/or accept tracking technologies where possible. The specific capabilities of your browser and instructions on how to use them can usually be found in the manual or “help” file of your browser.

Refusing, disabling or deactivating of tracking technologies may result in a reduced availability of the services provided by the Giffer.ge Website and services  or parts of the Giffer.ge Website may no longer function correctly.

During the use of GIF device,  GIF format images (your personal data) on the server are uploaded using  special image transmission and storage systems. This system consists of our server, which is, through communications network, connected to the mobile autonomous terminal equipped with special web-camera, lighting and sound recording module, which contains computer platform, touch screen monitors, modem for connection to Server and Power Module placed in case. Computer platform contains special software, able to generate the images taken by web-camera into GIF image format, by providing their placement in memory block and then upload on our server. For its part, our server can obtain, save GIF format images obtained from GIF device and then disclose  fully or partially the content received at Giffer.ge Website, at our discretion, for  public or individual access.

Principles for processing personal data

  1. Fairness and lawfulness

When processing personal data, the individual rights of the data subjects must be protected. Personal data must be collected and processed in a legal and fair manner.

  1. Restriction to a specific purpose

Personal data can be processed only for the purpose that was defined before the data was collected. Subsequent changes to the purpose are only possible to a limited extent and require substantiation.

  1. Transparency

The data subject must be informed of how his/her data is being handled. In general, personal data must be collected directly from the individual concerned.

  1. Deletion

Personal data, the processing of which , after the expiration of the period related to legal or business process,  is no longer required, shall  be destroyed. In individual cases, there may be references to interest,  which requires further protection of  data or to historical significance. In such cases, the data should be preserved until there is a legal interest in data protection.

  1. Factual accuracy; up-to-dateness of data

Personal data on file must be correct, complete, and , if necessary , kept up to date. Suitable steps must be taken to ensure that inaccurate or incomplete data are deleted, corrected, supplemented or updated.

  1. Confidentiality and data security

Personal data is subject to data secrecy. It must be treated as confidential on a personal level and secured with suitable organizational and technical measures to prevent unauthorized access, illegal processing or distribution, as well as accidental loss, modification or destruction.

To whom do we disclose your information collected from the Giffer.ge Website?

 

Giffer.ge  may disclose your information to its affiliates and its and their agents and third party providers inside or outside your country of residence for the purposes stated above. Our  affiliates, agents and third party providers who have access to personal data obtained through the Giffer.ge  Website are obliged to respect privacy.

We , at our discretion, place fully or partially the personal data processed through use of GIF device at Giffer.ge website and/or  at Giffer.ge various social channels, for  public or individual access. By using GIF device , you disclose  global, irrevocable, perpetual, free, non-exclusive and sublicensable license to Giffer.ge website with the right to display, distribution, reproduction, transmission, disclosure, change, adaptation, deletion, modification, transformation, creating a derivative work of the content created through GIF device. Giffer.ge entitled to use the rights conferred under this license at its  sole and absolute discretion, in any form, in connection with Giffer.ge services or without it, at any affiliated publishing house, in any form, using the media or  other means (existing or future technology), for promotional and marketing purposes.

When transferring personal data internationally we make sure that we comply with applicable laws and regulations, for example, by entering into agreements which will ensure that the recipients of your information maintain an adequate level of data protection.

We may also disclose your information to governmental agencies or entities, regulatory authorities, or other persons in line with any applicable law, regulations, court order or official request, or under any and for the purposes of any guidelines issued by regulatory or other authorities, or similar processes as either required or permitted by applicable law.

 

What security measures have we implemented to protect your information collected through the Giffer.ge  Website?

Giffer.ge  has implemented reasonable technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data collected by Giffer.ge  Website via the services  against unauthorized access, misuse, loss or destruction.

What should you consider when sending data over the Internet?

 

The Internet is generally not regarded as a secure environment, and information sent via the Internet (for example using the Giffer.ge  Website or products) may be accessed by unauthorized third parties, potentially leading to disclosures, changes in content or technical failures. Even if both sender and receiver are located in the same country, information sent via the Internet may be transmitted across international borders and be forwarded to a country with a lower data protection level than exists in your country of residence.

Please note that we accept no responsibility or liability for the security of your information whilst in transit over the Internet to Giffer.ge  . In order to protect your privacy we would like to remind you that you may choose another means of communication with Giffer.ge, where you deem it appropriate.

How can you access or review your personal data?

You may, where permitted by applicable law or regulation:

Should you have a request regarding the processing of your personal data please send a letter to the following address: info@giffer.ge

 

 

[1] Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of personal data and on the free movement of such data is available at http://ec.europa.eu/justice_home/fsj/privacy/law/index_en.htm#guideline