It describes the steps we take to protect your personal information and how and why we collect, use, retain and disclose your personal information obtained online.
What is personal information?
Personal information means any information about an identifiable individual, other than certain business contact information. This includes information such as your name, address, telephone number, birth date, payment card numbers, purchase information and e-mail address.
In accordance with federal law, we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under age 13 without the verifiable permission of a parent or guardian.
Collection, use and disclosure of your personal information – provision of goods and services
GSS Inc. collects uses and discloses personal information in order to provide you with goods and services and/or information on products and services you might be interested in. We also collect, use and disclose your personal information to comply with legal and regulatory requirements and as otherwise may be permitted or required by applicable laws.
- a) Collection
We collect your personal information in connection with the provision of goods and services to you, including but not limited to situations when you:
◦make purchases or returns online
◦communicate with our customer service representatives
We collect personal information about you for various purposes, including to:
◦manage our business and to register and maintain accurate accounts for you
◦verify your identity for our mutual protection
◦verify your eligibility for, and/or to provide you with, products, and services
◦provide you with information about our products, services
◦generate statistics and aggregate reports for internal use
◦meet legal and regulatory requirements
- b) Use
Personal information will not be used without your consent for purposes other than those for which it was collected.
We may use your personal information in connection with the purposes for which you have provided it.
When you make purchases or returns online:
We will use your personal information as is necessary to process your transaction, including payment and shipping, to verify your identity and address. When making returns, you may be asked to provide personal information for fraud prevention purposes.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties as follows:
- for loss and fraud prevention purposes
- if required or permitted by law
- d) Consent
Subject to any legal exceptions, we will inform you as to why we are collecting your personal information and with whom it will be shared, if applicable, and we will obtain your consent at or before the time of collection. Depending on the circumstances, such as the way personal information is collected and the type of personal information, your consent may be implied.
We will not unreasonably require your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information for purposes other than those for which the information is collected as a condition to providing you with a product or service.
You may refuse to provide or withdraw your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information at any time, unless legal reasons prevent you from doing so. However, if you refuse to provide or you withdraw your consent, we may be unable to provide you with certain products and services.
If you would like to withdraw your consent, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maintaining and safeguarding your personal information
GSS Inc. has adopted security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, loss or theft.
We limit access to personal information in our possession to those GSS Inc. associates who need to know such personal information to provide you with the products and services for which the information was collected.
We keep your personal information only for as long as necessary to accomplish the identified purpose(s), and then securely destroy such information.
Accessing and accuracy of your personal information
You may request access to your personal information that has been disclosed. We will respond within 30 days of receiving such request. If we are unable to provide you with the information requested within that time, we will advise you and will respond to your request within an additional 30 days. We will need to verify your identity before providing you with the personal information we hold about you.
There is no cost for such request unless you require copies of records. We will advise you of the cost, if any, prior to copying those records.
We may not be able to provide you with access to your personal information if the information cannot be separated from the records of others, cannot be disclosed for reasons of security or commercial confidentiality, or is protected by legal privilege. If we cannot provide you with access to your personal information, we will advise you of the reasons access is being denied, unless we are prohibited by law from doing so.
You may request a correction to your personal information by writing to us.
Website Privacy Information
This website is owned and operated by Georges Shooting Shack Inc.
For security of transactions, we use the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, which encrypts any information you send to us electronically. The encryption process protects your information by scrambling it before it is sent to us from your computer. Once the website receives your transmission, we make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our system. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
We may disclose personal information obtained through this website in order to co-operate with local, provincial, national and international authorities investigating improper or unlawful activities or to report improper or unlawful user activities on this website.
This website also uses web beacons for many of the same purposes as cookies. Web beacons collect non-personally identifiable information to let us know how our website is being used. We use this information to improve user experience on this website.
Information you send to this Website
Apart from information relating to shopping orders we do not collect or wish to receive any information or other materials from you through this website that may be considered personal, confidential or proprietary. We will consider any such information and materials that you send to us to be non-confidential, and you will be deemed to have granted to us an irrevocable license and consent to use, copy, display, and distribute such information and materials for any purpose whatsoever.