G2C Consulting Services Website Privacy Notice
G2C Consulting Services, including (without limitation) our website and other premises and interactive properties through which the services are delivered (collectively, the “Service”) are owned, operated and distributed by G2C Consulting Services (referred to in this Privacy Notice as “G2C Consulting Services” or “we” and through similar words such as “us,” “our,” etc.). This Privacy Notice outlines the personal information that G2C Consulting Services may collect, how G2C Consulting Services uses and safeguards that information, and with whom we may share it.
G2C Consulting Services encourages our customers, visitors, business associates, and other interested parties to read this Privacy Notice, which applies to all users. By using our Service or submitting personal information to G2C Consulting Services by any other means, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to be bound by this Privacy Notice, and agree that G2C Consulting Services may collect, process, transfer, use, and disclose your personal information as described in this Notice. Further, by accessing any part of the Service, you are agreeing to THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF OUR TERMS OF SERVICE (the “Terms of Service”). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THIS PRIVACY NOTICE OR OUR TERMS OF SERVICE, PLEASE DO NOT USE ANY OF THE SERVICES.
What personal information do we collect about you?
Personal information (also commonly known as personal data) is information that can be used to identify you, or any other individual to whom the information may relate.
The personal information that we collect directly from those registering for the Service, includes the following categories:
- Name and contact information (e.g., phone number; email, fax, address)
- Company/employer information
- Geographic or location information
- Information contained in posts you may like / follow on the public forums and interactive features of the Service.
- Other information that may be exchanged in the course of engaging with the Service. You will be aware of any subsequently collected information because it will come directly from you.
Collection of User Generated Content
We may invite you to post content on the Service, including your comments and any other information that you would like to be available on the Service, which may become public (“User Generated Content”). If you post User Generated Content, all of the information that you post will be available to authorized personnel of G2C Consulting Services. You expressly acknowledge and agree that we may access in real-time, record and store archives of any User Generated Content on our servers to make use of them in connection with the Service. If you submit a review, recommendation, endorsement, or other User Generated Content through the Service, or through other websites including Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, and other similar channels, we may share that review, recommendation, endorsement or content publicly on the Service.
What are the sources of personal information collected by G2C Consulting Services?
When providing personal information to G2C Consulting Services as described in this Notice, that personal information is collected directly from you, and you will know the precise personal information being collected by us. G2C Consulting Services does not collect personal information from any other sources, except where it may automatically be collected as described in the section titled “Cookies, Device Data, and How it is Used, if the information in that section is considered personal information.
Why does G2C Consulting Services collect your personal information?
Subject to the terms of this Privacy Notice, G2C Consulting Services uses the above-described categories of personal information in several ways. Unless otherwise stated specifically, the above information may be used for any of the following purposes:
- to administer the Service to you;
- to respond to your requests, expression of interests or complaints;
- to distribute communications relevant to your use of the Service, such as updates or information about your use of the Service;
- as may be necessary to support the operation of the Service, such as for billing, account maintenance, and record-keeping purposes;
- to send to you G2C Consulting Services solicitations, product or promotion announcements, and the like that we feel may be of interest to you. Please note that you may “opt out” of receiving these marketing materials.
- in other manners after subsequent notice is provided to you and/or your consent is obtained, if necessary.
G2C Consulting Services does not sell, re-sell, or distribute for re-sale your personal information.
How do we share your Personal Information with third parties?
If you agree to this in writing, we may provide any of the described categories of personal information to G2C Consulting Services employees, consultants, affiliates or other businesses or persons for the purpose of processing such information on our behalf in order to provide the Service to you. In such circumstances, we require that these parties agree to protect the confidentiality of such information consistent with the terms of this Privacy Notice.
We will not share your personal information with other, third-party companies for their commercial or marketing use without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature which you will specifically be able to opt-out of.
In addition, we may release personal information: (i) to the extent we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with any applicable law; (ii) to enforce any provision of the Terms of Service, protect ourselves against any liability, defend ourselves against any claims, protect the rights, property and personal safety of any user, or protect the public welfare; (iii) when disclosure is required to maintain the security and integrity of the Service, or to protect any user’s security or the security of other persons, consistent with applicable laws (iv) to respond to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process, to the extent permitted and as restricted by law; or (v) in the event that we go through a business transition, such as a merger, divestiture, acquisition, liquidation or sale of all or a portion of our assets.
Direct Marketing Communications
We may communicate with you using email, SMS, and other channels (sometimes through automated means) as part of our effort to market our products or services, administer or improve our products or services, or for other reasons stated in this Privacy Notice. You have an opportunity to withdraw consent to receive such direct marketing communications, as permitted by law.
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by using the UNSUBSCRIBE link in any email communication you may have received. Further, you may express your communication preferences by:
- Noting your preferences at the time you register your account with the Site
- Logging into your account settings and updating your preferences;
- Contacting us using the contact information provided below
Please note that you may continue to receive non-marketing communications as may be required to maintain your relationship with Franchise Fundi.
Retention of Data
G2C Consulting Services will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Notice. We will retain and use personal information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
G2C Consulting Services will also retain usage data for internal analysis purposes. Usage data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Sites and/or Portals, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.
Cookies, Device Data, and How it is Used
When you use our Service, we may record unique identifiers associated with your device (such as the device ID and IP address), your activity within the Service, and your network location. G2C Consulting Services uses aggregated information (such as anonymous user usage information, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, clickstream information, etc.) to improve the quality and design of the Service and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing user preferences and trends. Specifically, we may automatically collect the following information about your use of Service through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies:
- browser type and operating system
- web pages you view
- links you click
- IP address
- the length of time you visit the Sites, Portals, and/or Services
- the referring URL or the webpage that led you to the Sites
We may also collect information regarding application-level events, such as crashes, and associate that temporarily with your account to provide customer service. In some circumstances, we may combine this information with personal information collected from you (and third-party service providers may do so on behalf of us).