Geetech Privacy Policy

Introduction

We  take  privacy  seriously  and  are  committed  to  providing  you  with  clear  and  comprehensive information on how your personal data is collected and used.

This  privacy  policy  has  been  prepared  using  sources  deemed  reliable,  and  to  the  best  of  our knowledge, is compliant with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

We require users to agree to this policy before using www.geetech.mc, so we recommend that you take the time to read this document carefully.  If you have any questions, please contact Geetech on info@geetech.mc.

We are Geetech and our registered business address is Le Panorama A/B, 57 rue Grimaldi, 98000 Monaco.

Geetech will be what’s known as the ‘Controller’ of the personal data you provide to us.

Personal data we collect

The personal data we collect on our customers could include some or all of the following: name, address, email, phone number, name of yacht, job title xxxxxx anything else? xxxx

How do we collect your data?

The ways in which we collect your data could include some or all of the following channels.

  • Via using one of our services. When you enter into a contract with us for one or several of our services, your data will be entered into our database.
  • Via website contact form – If you use the form on our contact page to send an enquiry, we will collect your name and email address to respond to you.
  • Via online purchase – When you purchase a product at www.geetech.mc your data goes directly into our database.
  • Via follow up to meeting – When you exchange business cards with a Geetech representative, we would like to contact you afterwards. Sharing business cards will
    • not automatically denote that you  are  added  to  a  direct  mailing  list,  but  you  will  be  contacted  according  to  the  purpose discussed at the original meeting.
    • Via telephone or email enquiry – when you contact us, we will collect your contact details to be able to assist with your enquiry.
    • Via external online software – Occasionally, we may use third-party software for event registrations, forms, surveys for example. Data collected from these secure third-party applications is transferred to our database for lawful processing. Interaction with third-party software is also governed by the software provider’s own privacy policies.

    What do we use your personal data for?

    We may use the information that we collect from you in the following ways:

    • To bill you and process payments sent to us and to send receipts.
    • To email or call you regarding your order.
    • To notify you of changes to, or enforce compliance of, our Terms of Service or Privacy Policy. 
    • To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and products in which you are most interested.
    • To send you other content which you may opt in or out of including:
      • Regulatory or industry updates
      • Promotions and special offers
      • News from Geetech

    Our communications with customers can be by email or by phone. 

    Mailing preferences

    If at any time, you change your mind on your mailing preferences, you may opt out of certain types of mailings, or unsubscribe from them completely. When we send you a marketing email, there is a link to action this in the footer. Alternatively, you can email info@geetech.mc to change your options. 

    Please note that if you have contracted us to do a job, or have purchased something through our site, although you can opt out marketing mailings, we will still need to contact you in connection with your order. This is lawful processing of your data based on the terms of your purchase.

    Credit card details

    Payment for our services is usually via bank transfer or cheque. We do not store any Credit Card details.

    If you place an order with Geetech on our website, you can choose to process your payment through either PayPal or Stripe. In both instances, Geetech does not see, collect or store the credit card details or process the payment on our servers. Therefore, any information regarding your payment processing and security must be verified by the Terms of Service Agreement and Privacy Policy of either Stripe or PayPal.

    The payment processor ‘Stripe’ may also provide us with information including your name, credit card type, expiration date, and the last four digits of your credit card number, but never the full card details.

    Cookies

    Our website uses cookies. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can change your browser settings either to notify you when you have received a cookie, or to refuse to accept cookies. Please note that changing your browser preferences may affect the functionality of the Geetech website.

    We also use Google Analytics and Facebook Adverts Manager.  When you visit our website, these embedded third parties automatically collect and store information about your device and your activities. This  information  could  include  (a)  your  computer  or  other  device’s  unique  ID  number;  (b)  technical information  about  your  device  such  as  type  of  device,  web  browser  or  operating  system;  (c)  your preferences and settings such as time zone and language; and (d) statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns.

    Google Analytics and Facebook Adverts Manager place several persistent cookies on your computer’s hard drive. These do not collect any personal data. If you do not agree to this you can disable persistent cookies in your browser. This will prevent the third parties from logging your visits.

    Where we hold and process your personal data

    All digital personal information held by Geetech is held on servers hosted by xxxxx. You can read about xxxxxxx’s own data security measures here.

    Access to the data held is restricted to certain authorised Geetech employees.

    We use a third-party email marketing program, Mailchimp and some of your personal data is stored by that company. You can read about Mailchimp’s own data security measures here.

    Security

    We aim  to  process  your  personal  data  in  a  manner  that  ensures  appropriate  security.  However you acknowledge that no system is completely safe. Should a data breach occur, Geetech will notify you immediately through email and notifications on our website and social media.

    Your rights

    You have the right to obtain from us a copy of the personal data that we hold for you, and to require us to correct errors in the personal data if it is inaccurate or incomplete. You also have the right at any time to require that we delete your personal   data.  To exercise these rights, please contact us at info@geetech.mc.

    Our website contains links to the websites of some partners such equipment manufacturers and quality standards agencies. Once you have used these links to leave the Geetech website, you should note that we do not have any control over that other site. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy policy applicable to the site in question.

    Retention

    If you cease to be a client, we will retain your personal information for 10 years following your last order, unless you request it to be deleted prior to that.

    If you receive marketing communications from us, we will retain your contact data until you opt out of receiving such communications.

    General

    We may change the terms of this policy from time to time. If this should happen, Geetech will notify you immediately through email and notifications on our website and social media.

    Contact

    Should you have questions or comments about the terms of this policy, you can contact:

    Laura Todorut (Geetech Data Protection Officer)

    Email: xxxxxxxxxxx

    Phone: xxxxxxxxx

    Address: xxxxxxxxx

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