Privacy / Cookie Policy


This is the shiftinggearsgt.com Cookie and Privacy Policy.

This Cookie and Privacy Policy will explain how we collect and use your personal information/data through your use of this website. shiftinggearsgt.com always recommends that you carefully read a website’s Cookie and Privacy Policy before using any website. By using this website (www.shiftinggearsgt.com) you explicitly consent and agree to the terms of this Cookie and Privacy Policy.

Owner and Data Controller of shiftinggearsgt.com

Name: Joseph Clement

Contact email: info@shiftinggearsgt.com

Personal Data We Collect

This website collects the following personal data: cookies, usage data, title, first name, last name and email address. This data may be freely provided by the user, for example if the user was to choose to use the contact form on our ‘Contact Us’ page. Or, in case of usage data, collected automatically when using this website.

Personal data is either collected directly from shiftinggearsgt.com or through third parties’ services. Full details on each type of personal data collected and the third-party services used are provided in the dedicated sections of this Cookie and Privacy Policy.

Unless stated otherwise, all data requested by this website is compulsory. Without providing this data, it may make it impossible for shiftinggearsgt.com to deliver its services. In cases where this website specifically states that some data is not mandatory, users are free not to communicate this data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the service. Users who are uncertain about which personal data is compulsory should contact us.

Providing that we hold your personal data and contact details, shiftinggearsgt.com will contact you if there are any data breaches.

Why shiftinggearsgt.com processes your data

shiftinggearsgt.com collects data to successfully provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: content commenting, analytics, contacting the user, managing contacts and sending emails, and interaction with external social networks and platforms.

 

Our purposes of collecting your data, and details on third-party services used

This section will detail the purpose and types of personal data we may collect and what third-party services are used. Links are also provided for the privacy policy of each third-party service.

 

Analytics – Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google. Google uses the data collected to track and examine the use of this website, prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

Google analytics enables shiftinggearsgt.com to monitor and analyse web traffic. We use Google Analytics to keep track of user behaviour. This is achieved by saving a cookie on your browser to track the way you move around shiftinggearsgt.com. This information helps us to analyse how people use our website, and as a result, enables us to make any necessary improvements.

The personal data collected is cookies and usage data. This data is stored for 26 months.

The personal data is processed in the United States. shiftinggearsgt.com recommends that you view the privacy policy provided by Google.

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shiftinggearsgt.com also uses Google Tag manager. Google Tag Manager helps us to manage the tags or scripts needed on shiftinggearsgt.com. This results in the users’ data flowing through these services, potentially resulting in the retention of this data.

 

Contacting the website owner – Via the contact form on shiftinggearsgt.com

When a user fills in the details requested on the contact form, the user is authorising shiftinggearsgt.com to use these details and reply to requests for information.

The personal data collected on the contact form is the email address, title, first name and last name. Once the communication between shiftinggearsgt.com and the user has finished, the chain of emails will be deleted. This will remove the data we accessed from you via the contact form (title, first name, last name and email address).

 

Comments – Disqus

We allow users of this website to leave comments relating to information posted on the website. We use the Disqus comment system on the website. This system will let you leave a comment after logging in with Google, Twitter, Facebook or Disqus. We reserve the right to remove or delete these comments as and when we feel appropriate. It is your choice if you choose to leave a comment and by doing this you agree and understand that anyone may access, use and disclose any information that you post in these areas. Users are responsible for the content of their own comments. To set up a Disqus account you would need to enter a name, email, and password.

If a content commenting service provided by third parties is installed, it may still collect web traffic data for the pages where the comment service is installed, even when users do not use the content commenting service.

Disqus is a content commenting service provided by Big Heads Labs Inc. The personal data collected is cookies, usage data and various types of data as specified in the privacy policy of the service. Data is processed in the United States. shiftinggearsgt.com recommends that you read Disqus’s privacy policy. Opt out

 

Advertising

We allow third-party companies to show ads on our website. These companies may collect certain anonymous and non-personally identifiable information for example click stream information, browser type, time and date and the subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over. This information is collected during your visit to this and other websites in order to provide ads about goods/services that may be of interest to you. These companies may use a cookie or third-party web beacon to collect this information.

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing the preferences in your device security software.

You can refer to the ‘How To Control And Delete Cookies’ section of this cookie and privacy policy for more information.

Interaction with external social networks and platforms

This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this website. The interaction and information obtained through this website are always subject to the user’s privacy settings for each social network. This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when users do not use it.

shiftinggearsgt.com enables users to share content via the following social media share buttons: Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter.

The personal data collected from using these services is cookies and usage data.

Data from all three social platforms, Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter, is processed in the United States.

shiftinggearsgt.com recommends that you read the privacy policy for Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Links

On our website, we have links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any other websites you visit after leaving shiftinggearsgt.com and strongly urge all users to carefully review a website’s privacy policy before using it.

How To Control And Delete Cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by us, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer (including those from this visit) as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile device, you will need to refer to your handset manual.

User’s rights

User’s can exercise their rights in regard to personal data. As a brief overview, users have the right to: withdraw consent at any time, object to the processing of any data, access their data, verify data and seek rectification, restrict the processing of their data, have personal data deleted, receive their data and transferred to another controller and lodge a complaint. Please contact shiftinggearsgt.com if you wish to exercise any of these rights. For more information on what rights you have, please visit https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights.

Questions

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy/Cookie Policy feel free to contact us via the contact page.