Pages you must understand:
Below are the types of information collected when visiting GratuiTous’ website, and how the information is handled.
Some of the terms below can get technical, so if you do not understand any of the terms, please refer to Google’s Key terms.
This is data used to monitor your visit.
This anonymous data could be Server logs, IP address, clicks, current device (desktop, tablet, or mobile), location, pages viewed, overall time spent on a page, gender, and could contain other anonymous information of the like.
This information is tracked by Google Analytics, and used for research to bring a better experience.
Some tasks require your personal data, such as when signing up to the newsletter, or commenting on the website. The information you input will only be used for the purpose intended. These purposes could include the following:
When purchasing a product, you can either checkout as a guest or create an account. The information collected from you is used to identify yourself, either for login, contact, or product delivery purposes.
No payment information is collected or stored on this website. All payment info is handled by PayPal.
A name and email is required to comment.
Your email becomes visible to administrators, but not to public users (unless you’ve entered your email inside your actual comment!).
The purpose of collecting your email is when there is a reply to your comment, you are notified by email of a response.
This email will not be added to any newsletter list.
GratuiTous requires your consent to be on our mailing list, prior to sending emails. This means you must sign-up and click the submit button, or if there is a checkbox, it is not checked and the user must check the checkbox, giving consent, that they would like to be on GratuiTous’ mailing list.
If you feel you’ve been signed-up in error, please contact GratuiTous to be removed from all communications.
GratuiTous’ newsletter requires your email for sign-up; your first name is asked for but is optional.
This information, provided by you, will never be sold, unless GratuiTous asks and acceptance is given on your end.
However, if any authorities such as governing bodies or policing forces request information, GratuiTous must give all information regarding their requests. GratuiTous will question their reasoning and dispute any issues before handing over information, striving to protect his fans/customers without breaking laws or endangering GratuiTous in the process.
You agree to allow GratuiTous to contact you freely through his mailing list if consent is given. Emails can be canceled with the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each newsletter.
GratuiTous uses MailChimp.com for a newsletter provider, which means your personal information that you enter is stored on MailChimp.com’s servers.
GratuiTous is not liable for MailChimp’s mistakes, errors, or server breaches that cause loss or damage to you.
Cookies store information either on your computer, or our server, about your visit and actions. Some cookies collect anonymous data (for analytical purposes), while some cookies are used for better user experience (remembering login details, for example).
Below, you will find what cookies GratuiTous uses, and the reasons for using them:
Google Analytics is used to monitor and track anonymous data. (See Anonymous Data heading above).
This anonymous data is used to improve the website. No personal data is collected, just anonymous data for tracking purposes. (Clicks, pages viewed, amount of time on a page, for example.)
Mailchimp – Newsletter Service
In addition, MailChimp also allows me to market to you directly on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Google Ads by applying a cookie and/or using your email to market to you.
Opting-Out of Updates from GratuiTous
If you no longer want receive communications from GratuiTous, please take the following steps:
- Unsubscribe from GratuiTous’ newsletter
- Unfollow on social networks
- Twitter – @ItsGratuiTous
- Facebook – /ItsGratuiTous
- Google+ /+ItsGratuiTous
- YouTube /ItsGratuiTous
- Email GratuiTous if this does not resolve your issue.
COPPA – (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
GratuiTous does not market explicitly to children under 13. If a child under 13 does sign up, areas where GratuiTous could collect information would be from the comment system, newsletter form requiring their name and email, or a survey requesting anonymous information to further content and products.
CalOPPA – California Online Privacy Protection Act
If you do not agree to how GratuiTous uses your information, GratuiTous asks you refrain from using this Website.
Last updated May 19, 2018