The following data protection declaration applies to the use of our online offer www.giantsdigital.com (hereinafter “website”).
We attach great importance to data protection. Your personal data is collected and processed in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 DSGVO is
GIANTS DIGITAL LLC
5840 Red Bug Lake Rd #2029
Winter Springs, FL 32708
Phone: 239 302 0032
If you wish to object to the collection, processing or use of your data by us in accordance with these data protection regulations as a whole or for individual measures, you can address your objection to the person responsible.
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2 General uses of processing
We use personal data for the purpose of operating the website www.giantsdigital.com
3 Which data we use and why
3.1 Hosting services
The hosting services we use serve to provide the following services: Infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage and database services, security services and technical maintenance services that we use to operate the Site.
We or our hosting provider process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta- and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors to this website on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of our website in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) DSGVO in conjunction with. Art. 28 DSGVO.
3.2 Access data
We collect information about you when you use this website. We automatically collect information about your usage behavior and interaction with us and record data about your computer or mobile device. We collect, store and use data about every access to our website (so-called server log files). Access data includes:
We use this log data without allocation to your person or other profiling for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operating, security and optimisation of our website, but also for anonymous recording of the number of visitors to our website (traffic) and the extent and type of use of our website and services, as well as for billing purposes in order to measure the number of clicks received from cooperation partners. Based on this information, we can provide personalized and location-based content, analyze traffic, troubleshoot and correct errors, and improve our services.
This is also our legitimate interest pursuant to Art 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f) DSGVO.
We reserve the right to check the log data subsequently if there is a justified suspicion of illegal use based on concrete evidence. We store IP addresses in the log files for a limited period of time if this is necessary for security purposes or for the provision or billing of a service, e.g. if you use one of our offers. After the order process has been cancelled or payment has been received, we will delete the IP address if this is no longer required for security purposes. We also store IP addresses if we have a concrete suspicion of a criminal offence in connection with the use of our website. In addition, we store the date of your last visit as part of your account (e.g. when registering, logging in, clicking on links, etc.).
We use session cookies to optimize our website. A session cookie is a small text file that is sent by the respective servers when you visit a website and stored temporarily on your hard drive. This file as such contains a so-called session ID, with which you can assign various requests of your browser to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. These cookies are deleted after you close your browser. They are used, for example, to enable you to use the shopping basket function across several pages.
We also use persistent cookies (also small text files that are stored on your terminal device) to a small extent, which remain on your terminal device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit. These cookies are stored on your hard disk and are deleted automatically after the specified time. Their life span is 1 month to 10 years. This enables us to present our services to you in a more user-friendly, effective and secure manner and, for example, to display information on the site that is specifically tailored to your interests.
The following data and information are stored in the cookies:
When the cookie is activated, it is assigned an identification number and your personal data is not assigned to this identification number. Your name, IP address or similar data that would allow the cookie to be assigned to you will not be placed in the cookie. Based on the cookie technology, we only receive pseudonymous information, for example about which pages of our shop have been visited, which products have been viewed, etc. We do not collect any personal data from you.
You can set your browser so that you are informed in advance about the setting of cookies and can decide in individual cases whether you want to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, or that cookies are completely prevented. This may limit the functionality of the website.
3.4 Data for the fulfilment of our contractual obligations
We process personal data that we need to fulfil our contractual obligations, such as name, address, e-mail address, ordered products, billing and payment data. The collection of this data is necessary for the conclusion of the contract.
The data will be deleted after expiry of the warranty periods and statutory retention periods. Data associated with a user account (see below) will always be retained for the duration of the account.
The legal basis for the processing of this data is Art. 6 Par. 1 S. 1 b) DSGVO, because this data is required so that we can fulfil our contractual obligations towards you.
3.5 User account
You can or will be able to create a user account (e.g. Giants Digital Store) on our website. If you wish, we need the personal data requested during login. When logging in later, only your email or user name and the password you have chosen are required.
For the new registration we collect master data (e.g. name, address), communication data (e.g. e-mail address) and payment data (bank details) as well as access data (user name and password).
To ensure your proper registration and to prevent unauthorized registrations by third parties, you will receive an activation link by e-mail after registration to activate your account. Only after successful registration do we permanently store the data transmitted by you in our system.
You can have us delete a user account once it has been created at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. A message in text form to the contact data (e.g. e-mail, fax, letter) mentioned under point 1 is sufficient for this. We will then delete your stored personal data, as far as we do not have to store them for the processing of orders or due to legal storage obligations.
The legal basis for the processing of these data is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 a) DSGVO.
3.6 Order processing
If the customer has the software hosted by Giants Digital, the parties will conclude a separate contract for order processing according to Art. 28 DSGVO, after which Giants Digital will act as the customer’s contract processor.
In the case that the software is hosted by Giants Digital as a contract processor, Giants Digital uses subcontractors according to the contract for order processing according to Art. 28 DSGVO.
To register for the newsletter, the data requested in the registration process is required. The registration for the newsletter is logged. After registering, you will receive a message at the email address provided asking you to confirm your registration (“double opt-in”). This is necessary to prevent third parties from registering with your email address.
You can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time and thus cancel the newsletter.
We store the registration data as long as it is required for sending the newsletter. We store the logging of the registration and the shipping address as long as there was an interest in proving the originally given consent, as a rule these are the limitation periods for civil law claims, i.e. a maximum of three years.
The legal basis for sending the newsletter is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 a) in connection with Art. 7 DSGVO in conjunction with § 7 para. 2 no. 3 UWG. The legal basis for logging the registration is our legitimate interest in proving that the dispatch was carried out with your consent.
You can cancel your registration at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic rates. A message in text form to the contact data (e.g. e-mail, fax, letter) mentioned under point 1 is sufficient for this. Of course you will also find a unsubscribe link in every newsletter.
3.8 Product recommendations
We will send you regular product recommendations by e-mail, independent of the newsletter. In this way, we will provide you with information about products from our offer that you may be interested in based on your recent purchases of goods or services from us. In doing so, we strictly comply with legal requirements. You can object to this at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. A message in text form to the contact data (e.g. e-mail, fax, letter) mentioned under point 1 is sufficient for this. Of course, you will also find a unsubscribe link in every e-mail.
The legal basis for this is the legal permission according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f) DSGVO in conjunction with § 7 para. 3 UWG.
3.9 E-Mail Contact
If you contact us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), we will process your details to process your inquiry and in the event that follow-up questions arise.
If the data processing takes place for the execution of pre-contractual measures which take place at your request or, if you are already our customer, for the execution of the contract, the legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 b) DSGVO.
We will only process further personal data if you give your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 a) DSGVO) or if we have a legitimate interest in processing your data (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f) DSGVO). For example, there is a legitimate interest in replying to your e-mail.
3.10 Registration and contact via the Giants Digital website
The person concerned has the opportunity to register on the Giants Digital website by providing personal data or to contact Giants Digital. Which personal data is transmitted to Giants Digital, results from the respective input mask and/or contact form for the registration and/or establishment of contact. The personal data transmitted to Giants Digital by the data subject will be collected and stored exclusively for the purposes pursued with the registration or for processing the contact request of the data subject. This personal data is not passed on to third parties. The legal basis for the processing of this personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 letter b DSGVO, because the processing is necessary for the fulfilment of a contract between Giants Digital and the data subject or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures which take place at the request of the data subject.
4 Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. “(“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by page visitors is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
This is also our legitimate interest pursuant to Art 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f) DSGVO.
Google has signed and certified itself under the Privacy Shield Agreement between the European Union and the USA. By doing so, Google undertakes to comply with the standards and regulations of European data protection law. Further information can be found in the following linked entry: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.
We have activated IP anonymization on this website (anonymizeIp). However, this will cause Google to reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website and Internet use.
You can also prevent the transmission to Google of data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click the following link to set an opt-out cookie to prevent future collection by Google Analytics within this website (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain. If you delete the cookies in your browser, you must click this link again): [Google Analytics deaktivieren]
5 Use of the remarketing or “similar target group” function of Google Inc.
6 Use of Google Adwords Conversion Tracking
We use the online advertising program “Google AdWords” and conversion tracking as part of Google AdWords. The Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”).
When you click on an ad served by Google, a conversion tracking cookie is placed on your computer. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification.
If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that you clicked on the ad and were redirected to this page.
Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. This means that it is not possible to track cookies on the websites of AdWords customers.
The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers can see the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that personally identifies users.
If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can object to this use by preventing the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly (deactivation option). They are then not included in the conversion tracking statistics.
7 YouTube plugins
This website contains at least one plugin from YouTube, belonging to Google Inc. located in San Bruno/California, USA. The plugins can be recognized by one of the YouTube logos. When you visit a website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to YouTube’s servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from YouTube to your browser. We therefore have no influence on the extent of the data that YouTube collects with the help of this plugin and we therefore inform you according to our level of knowledge:
By integrating the plugins, YouTube receives the information which special page of our website you have visited. If the user is logged in to YouTube, YouTube can assign the visit to his YouTube account. YouTube gets the possibility to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile.
If you are a Youtube member and do not want YouTube to collect information about you through this service and link to your membership information stored on YouTube, you must log out of your account before visiting the website.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by YouTube as well as the relevant rights and setting possibilities for the protection of the privacy of the users can be found in the data protection information of YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/static?template=privacy_guidelines.
8 Facebook Social Plugins
We use social plugins (“plugins”) from the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins can be recognized by one of the Facebook logos (white “f” on blue tile or button with grey “f Facebook” and the hint “Share this” or a “Thumbs Up” sign for “I like”) or are marked with the addition “Facebook Social Plugin”. The list and appearance of Facebook Social Plugins can be viewed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
When you visit a website on this site that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook’s servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated into the website. We therefore have no influence on the extent of the data that Facebook collects with the help of this plugin and we therefore inform you according to our level of knowledge:
By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives information that a user has called up the corresponding page of the offer. If the user is logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to his Facebook account. When users interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the Like button or making a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. If a user is not a member of Facebook, it is still possible for Facebook to obtain and store their IP address.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as the relevant rights and setting options for the protection of users’ privacy, can be found in Facebook’s data protection information: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to use this service to collect information about you and link it to your membership information stored on Facebook, you must log out of Facebook before visiting the website.
9 Twitter plugins
We also use the Twitter service plugin. These buttons are provided by Twitter Inc, 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. They can be recognized by terms such as “Twitter” or “sequence”, combined with a stylized blue bird or white bird on a blue background button or grey bird+ “Twitter” button. With the help of the plugin it is possible to share a post or page of this offer on Twitter or to follow the provider on Twitter.
When you access a website on this website that contains such a button, your browser establishes a direct connection to Twitter’s servers. The content of the Twitter button is transmitted directly from Twitter to the user’s browser. We therefore have no influence on the amount of data Twitter collects with the help of this plugin and inform you according to our level of knowledge. After this only the IP address of the user the URL of the respective web page is transmitted with the purchase of the Buttons, but not for other purposes, than the representation of the Buttons, used.
10 XING plug-ins (share button)
We use the “XING Share-Button” or “X-Share”-Button.
The latest data protection information on the “XING Share Button” and additional information can be found on this website: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
11 LinkedIn Plugins
Our pages contain plugins of the social network LinkedIn of LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“LinkedIn”). integrated. You can recognize the LinkedIn plugins by the LinkedIn logo or the “Recommend” button on our site. When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend-Button” while logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link the contents of our pages on your LinkedIn profile. This allows LinkedIn to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, are not aware of the content of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn. Details on data collection (purpose, scope, further processing, use) as well as your rights and setting options can be found in LinkedIn’s data protection information. This information is available at http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy&trk=hb_ft_priv
12 Data protection regulations regarding the use of MailChimp
The newsletter is sent via “MailChimp”, a newsletter distribution platform of the US provider Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.
The e-mail addresses of our newsletter recipients, as well as their further data described in the context of these notes, are stored on the servers of MailChimp in the USA. MailChimp uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletter on our behalf. Furthermore, MailChimp can use this data according to its own information to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. to technically optimize the sending and presentation of the newsletter or for economic purposes, in order to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write them down or pass them on to third parties.
The data protection regulations of MailChimp can be found here:https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy
Statistical surveys and analyses
The newsletters contain a so-called “web-beacon”, i.e. a pixel-sized file that is retrieved from the MailChimp server when the newsletter is opened. Within the scope of this retrieval, technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and time of retrieval are initially collected. This information is used to technically improve the services based on the technical data or the target groups and their reading behaviour based on their retrieval locations (which can be determined using the IP address) or access times.
The statistical surveys also include determining whether the newsletters are opened, when they are opened and which links are clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be assigned to the individual newsletter recipients. However, it is neither our endeavour, nor that of MailChimp, to observe individual users. The evaluations serve us much more to recognize the reading habits of our users and to adapt our contents to them or to send different contents according to the interests of our users.
13 Storage time
Unless specifically stated, we only store personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes pursued.
In some cases, the legislator provides for the storage of personal data, for example in tax or commercial law. In these cases, the data will only be stored by us for these legal purposes, but will not be processed in any other way and deleted after expiry of the legal retention period.
14 Your rights as a data subject
According to the applicable laws, you have various rights regarding your personal data. If you wish to assert these rights, please send your request by e-mail or by post to the address specified in section 1, clearly identifying yourself.
Below you will find an overview of your rights.
14.1 Right to confirmation and information
You have the right to clear information about the processing of your personal data.
You have the right to receive confirmation from us at any time as to whether personal data relating to you will be processed. If this is the case, you have the right to request from us free of charge information about the personal data stored about you together with a copy of this data. Furthermore, there is a right to the following information:
If personal data are transferred to a third country or an international organisation, you have the right to be informed of the appropriate guarantees in accordance with Art. 46 DSGVO in connection with the transfer.
14.2 Right to correction
You have the right to ask us to correct and, if necessary, complete any personal data concerning you.
You have the right to request us to correct any inaccurate personal data concerning you without delay. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data – also by means of a supplementary declaration.
14.3 Right to cancellation (“Right to oblivion”)
In a number of cases we are obliged to delete personal data concerning you.
Pursuant to Art. 17 para. 1 DSGVO, you have the right to demand that we delete personal data concerning you without delay, and we are obliged to delete personal data without delay if one of the following reasons applies:
If we have made the personal data public and we are obliged to delete them pursuant to Art. 17 para. 1 DSGVO, we will take appropriate measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and implementation costs, to inform those responsible for data processing who process the personal data that you have requested them to delete all links to this personal data or copies or replications of this personal data.
14.4 Right to limitation of processing
In a number of cases you are entitled to request us to restrict the processing of your personal data.
You have the right to request us to restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:
14.5 Right to Data Transferability
You have the right to receive, transmit or have us transmit personal data concerning you in machine-readable form.
You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, current and machine-readable format, and you have the right to transmit this data to another person in charge without our interference, provided that
When exercising your right to data transferability in accordance with paragraph 1, you have the right to request that the personal data be transferred directly by us to another person responsible, insofar as this is technically feasible.
14.6 Right of objection
You also have the right to object to the lawful processing of your personal data by us if this is justified by your particular situation and if our interests in the processing do not outweigh ours.
You have the right to object at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 e) or f) DSGVO; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. We no longer process personal data unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
If we process personal data for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling, insofar as it is associated with such direct marketing.
You have the right to object to the processing of personal data concerning you, for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 para. 1 DSGVO, for reasons arising from your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary to fulfil a task in the public interest.
14.7 Automated decisions including profiling
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based exclusively on automated processing – including profiling – that has legal effect against you or significantly impairs you in a similar manner.
An automated decision making based on the collected personal data does not take place.
14.8 Right to revoke consent under data protection law
You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time.
14.9 Right of appeal to a supervisory authority
You have the right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State where you are staying, working or suspected of having infringed the law, if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is unlawful.
15 Data security
We make every effort to ensure the security of your data in accordance with the applicable data protection laws and technical possibilities.
Your personal data will be transmitted encrypted. This applies to your orders and also to the customer login. We use the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) coding system, but point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
To secure your data, we maintain technical and organisational security measures in accordance with Art. 32 DSGVO, which we constantly adapt to the state of the art.
Furthermore, we do not guarantee that our offer will be available at certain times; disruptions, interruptions or failures cannot be ruled out. The servers we use are regularly and carefully secured.
16 Disclosure of data to third parties and data storage
In principle, we only use your personal data within our company.
If and insofar as we involve third parties within the scope of the fulfilment of contracts (e.g. Giants Digital Partner), these personal data are only received to the extent to which the transfer is necessary for the corresponding service.
In the event that we outsource certain parts of data processing (“order processing”), we contractually oblige contractors to use personal data only in accordance with the requirements of data protection laws and to ensure the protection of the rights of the data subject.
We will update this statement from time to time to protect your personal data, e.g. in the event of a change to the relevant data protection regulations. You should check this statement from time to time to keep up to date on how we protect your data and continually improve the content of our website. By using the www.giantsdigital.com site, you agree to the terms of this statement for the protection of personal data.
18 Data Protection Officer
If you have any questions or concerns about data protection, please contact our data protection officer:
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