It governs the manner in which General Datatech, L.P. (“GDT”), collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from and about you from any and all web sites hosted on the gdt.com domain, GDT mobile apps, and GDT bots (collectively, “Services”).
How we collect information
We may collect personal identification information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our websites, use our mobile apps, utilize our bots, register with our Services, place an order, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available from our Services. For example, you may choose to voluntarily submit to us, as appropriate, your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, account information, and password. You can refuse to supply such personal identification information, except that it may prevent you from accessing certain features of our Services. We may also collect information automatically about your use of our Services, such as your IP address, and information about your device that can be linked to personal identification information. We will not collect geolocation data from you without first obtaining your opt-in consent.
Additionally, we may collect non-personal identification information whenever you interact with our Services. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, type of device, and technical information about your means of connection to our Services, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers you utilize, and other similar information.
Web browser cookies and other technologies
GDT publishes Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behavior across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the AdSense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin
How we use collected information
GDT, our subsidiaries, and affiliates may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To run and operate our Services
We may need your information to provide our Services or to display content on our Services correctly.
- To improve customer service
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support your needs more efficiently.
- To personalize your experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our users as a group use the Services and resources available through our Services.
- To improve our Services
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
- To process payments
We may use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order to provide the service requested in that order. We use third parties to process your credit card transactions. We do not maintain your credit card information.
- To send periodic updates, notices, announcements, and direct marketing about GDT, our subsidiaries, and affiliates
We may use the email address, phone numbers, or other contact information provided to us to send you information and updates related to the use of our Services. This contact information may also be used to respond to your inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. Contact information may also be used for us to market our products and services to you.
- To run and operate our Services
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices, and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data acquired from use of our Services.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated information not linked to any personal identification information regarding you with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers consistent with this policy. When you use our interactive and/or collaborative Services, the personal information you provide may be made available to other users.
To the extent consistent with applicable law, we may share your personal information in the following circumstances:
- With our subsidiaries and affiliates;
- With affiliated third-party service providers, such as companies that provide us technical support, analytics, data hosting, and other services;
- If we are legally required to do so or if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to do so in order to comply with a law or regulation or to protect the public health or safety of any person;
- To address fraud, security, or technical issues, or to protect GDT’s rights or properties;
- In the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of a business or assets to a third party, such as in connection with a merger or in the event of a bankruptcy reorganization or liquidation; and
- When you or your company or organization consent to or request such sharing.
Our Services may contain content that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors, and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Services. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which link to our Services, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
You must be 18 years of age (or the age of majority in your jurisdiction) or older to use the Services. We do not knowingly collect information online from children under 13 years of age. If we discover that we have inadvertently collected personal information online from children under 13 years of age without verification of parental consent, we will endeavor promptly to remove such information from your systems.
Consent to Transfer, Processing and Storage of Personal Information
GDT may transfer your personal information to GDT in the U.S., to any GDT subsidiary or affiliate worldwide, or to third parties that are located in various countries around the world. By using our Services or providing any personal information to us, where applicable law permits, you consent to the transfer, processing, and storage of such information outside of your country of residence where data protection standards may be different.
Your acceptance of these terms
This document was last updated on January 12, 2023.