Gift Trade is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program. TRUSTe is an independent organization whose mission is to build users' trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have agreed to disclose our information practices and have our privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe .
The United States Department of Commerce and the European Commission have agreed on a set of data protection principles and frequently asked questions (the "Safe Harbor Principles") to enable U.S. companies to satisfy the EU law requirement that personal information transferred from the EU to the United States be adequately protected. Consistent with its pledge to protect personal privacy, Gift Trade complies with the Safe Harbor Principles.
I. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.” Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks. Personal Information includes only your email, which you submit to us through the registration process.
Information collected via Technology
Gift Trade may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser. For example, we store a persistent cookie to track:
Information you provide us by registering for an account or using the Service
• Bidding, buying, or selling information you provide during a transaction;
• Other content that you generate, or that is connected to your account;
• Financial information (such as credit card or bank account numbers) related to a transaction;
• Postage, billing and other information used to purchase or post an item, and relevant postage information;
• Information shared during participation in community discussions, chats, dispute resolution, or when you otherwise correspond regarding our Service;
• Additional information we are required or authorized by applicable national laws to collect and process to authenticate or identify you or to verify the information we have collected.
II. HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION
Other users may have access to the information you share on www.gift-trade.net, such as your bids, purchases, items for sale, your collections, the sellers and collections you follow, storefronts, Feedback, ratings and associated comments. Further, your user ID is displayed and available to the public. It is connected to all your Gift Trade activity. If you associate your name with your user ID, the people to whom you have revealed your name will be able to personally identify your Gift Trade activities. To help protect your privacy, we allow only limited access to other users' contact, shipping and financial information as necessary to facilitate your transactions and collect payments. However, when users are involved in a transaction, they have access to each other's name, user ID, email address, and other contact and shipping information.
Further, we use the personal information we collect to provide and improve our Service, to provide you with a personalized experience on our sites, to contact you about your account and our Service, to provide you customer service, to provide you with personalized advertising and marketing, and to detect, prevent, mitigate and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities. When transacting with another user, the other user may request and we may provide them with information about you necessary to complete the transaction, such as your name, user ID, email address, contact details, shipping and billing address, or other information from you needed to promote the reliability and security of the transaction.
Children Under Age 13
Our Service is not directed to children under 13. If you learn that a child under 13 years old has provided us with personal information without consent, please contact us.
III. HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION
We implement security measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. Your account is protected by your account password and we urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe by not disclosing your password and by logging out of your account after each use. We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing certain technological security measures including encryption, firewalls and secure socket layer technology. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
IV. YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
V. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
VII. CONTACT US