Your Privacy Rights
Information Collected and Received
GEST may collect or receive information about each person who visits the website, downloads and/or uses the mobile application, or interacts with us on any social networking applications, as well as each person who registers with the GEST website and/or applications including, but not limited to, user name, password, first and last name, email address, behavior and interests.
GEST collects information on the pages you access and other information you may volunteer, such as survey information. GEST may also collect user location information, as further described in the “Global Positioning System” paragraph below.
Information may also be collected by third parties, such as financial information collected by any payment processor, that are either collected on our behalf or as part of providing a service to you.
Uses of Information
The information that we collect is used to provide the services that you request as well as to improve and enhance the services and user experience. It may be used to ensure the proper functioning of the site, for advertising and marketing purposes, as well as to provide useful information.
GEST may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with GEST’s server and to administer GEST’s web site. Your IP address may also be used to help identify you and your online profile and to gather broad demographic information.
The GEST site registration form requires users to give GEST contact information (such as your name and email address) and other information. GEST uses your contact information from the registration form to send you information about GEST and may send promotional material from some of GEST’s partners. Your contact information may also be used to contact you when necessary. GEST may use demographic and/or profile data to tailor your experience on the GEST website and/or applications, show you content that GEST thinks you may be interested in, and display content according to your preferences. Furthermore, GEST shall have the right to retain records of all data pertaining to use of the website and applications including, but not limited to, usage, activity logs, and click-throughs.
From time to time, we may partner with companies. If required, these partner companies may receive your contact information if necessary to complete the transaction between you and them. We will not otherwise provide to them your email address or any other contact information that could be used to contact you directly. Any exceptions to this policy of sharing your name, address or email address with a partner company will be done only with your permission.
GEST reserves the right to disclose information when required by law. We also reserve the right to transfer your information to another entity as part of an acquisition, merger or corporate reorganization.
We do not knowingly collect any information from anyone who we know to be under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 18, you should use this website only with the involvement of a parent or guardian and should not submit any personal information to us. If we discover that a person under the age of 13 has provided us with any personal information, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete such person’s personal information from all GEST systems.
Global Positioning System
Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking technology may need to be enabled in GEST products and services in order to determine the location (latitude and longitude) of users of the GEST products and services. This information is transmitted to GEST, GEST’s users, and stored by GEST. GEST does not provide this information to any other third party except for any service providers. Where applicable, this information is used in conjunction with GEST’s applications.
GEST uses industry-standard technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged between GEST and other companies to help ensure its security. This site also has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under GEST’s control. However, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted through the services or over email, or the information contained within the applications. Any transmission or data storage is at your own risk.
We may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use on our sites and software. We also may include web beacons in promotional email messages or newsletters to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our users to deliver targeted advertisements and to measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, content, programming or other activities.
We may allow third parties, including our authorized service providers, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements on our site and/or software. GEST and these companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with these advertisements and connect to the GEST properties and/or software. This information allows GEST and these companies to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness.
GEST may create links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these third-party websites.
Many other sites that are not associated or authorized by GEST may have links leading to our site. GEST cannot control these links and GEST is not responsible for any content appearing on these sites.
Successors and Assigns
The GEST site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from GEST, except transactional correspondence. To opt-out of receiving our communications, you can (i) send email to email@example.com; or (ii) if applicable, opt-out through the unsubscribe link at the bottom of an email.