Privacy Policy

Data Controller and Owner

Gemma International Inc [Corporation Canada] — 10 Navy Wharf Crt, Toronto, ON, M5V3V2, CANADA. For more information about the owner, contact the following email address:
[email protected]

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Usage data, first name, last name, email address, date of birth, phone number, address, password, company name, profession, fax number, country, state, province, ZIP/Postal code, city, picture, username, geographic position and Various types of Data.

Other Personal Data collected may be described in other sections of this privacy policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the Data collection.
The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or collected automatically when using this Application.
Any use of Cookies — or of other tracking tools — by this Application or by the owners of third party services used by this Application, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify Users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User.
Failure to provide certain Personal Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services.

Users are responsible for any Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

Place

The Data is processed at the Data Controller’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

Retention time

The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.

The use of the collected Data

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Analytics, Interaction with external social networks and platforms, Access to third party services’ accounts, Contacting the User, Managing contacts and sending messages, Registration and authentication, Content commenting, Traffic optimization and distribution, Advertising, Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting, Commercial affiliation, RSS feed management, Location-based interactions, Handling payments, Displaying content from external platforms, Interaction with support and feedback platforms, Backup saving and management, Social features and Content performance and features testing (A/B testing).

The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.

Facebook permissions asked by this Application

This Application may ask for some Facebook permissions allowing it to perform actions with the User’s Facebook account and to retrieve information, including Personal Data, from it.

For more information about the following permissions, refer to the Facebook permissions documentation and to the Facebook privacy policy.

The permissions asked are the following:

Basic information

By default, this includes certain User’s Data such as id, name, picture, gender, and their locale. Certain connections of the User, such as the Friends, are also available. If the User has made more of their Data public, more information will be available.

About Me

Provides access to the ‘About Me’ section of the profile.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

  • Access to third party services’ accounts

    This type of services allows this Application to access Data from your account on a third party service and perform actions with it.
    These services are not activated automatically, but require explicit authorization by the User.

    Access to the Facebook account (This Application)

    This service allows this Application to connect with the User’s account on the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook, Inc.

    Permissions asked: About Me.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    Access to the Twitter account (Twitter, Inc.)

    This service allows this Application to connect with the User’s account on the Twitter social network, provided by Twitter, Inc.

    Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Advertising

    This type of services allows User Data to be utilized for advertising communication purposes displayed in the form of banners and other advertisements on this Application, possibly based on User interests.
    This does not mean that all Personal Data are used for this purpose. Information and conditions of use are shown below.
    Some of the services listed below may use Cookies to identify Users or they may use the behavioral retargeting technique, i.e. displaying ads tailored to the User’s interests and behavior, including those detected outside this Application. For more information, please check the privacy policies of the relevant services.

    Bing Ads (Microsoft Corporation)

    Bing Ads is an advertising service provided by Microsoft Corporation.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

    AdMob (AdMob Google Inc.)

    AdMob is an advertising service provided by AdMob Google Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    Google AdSense (Google Inc.)

    Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the “Doubleclick” Cookie, which tracks use of this Application and User behavior concerning ads, products and services offered.
    Users may decide to disable all the Doubleclick Cookies by clicking on: google.com/settings/ads/onweb/optout.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

    RevMob (RevMob Mobile Ad Network)

    RevMob is an advertising service provided by RevMob Mobile Ad Network.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: Brazil – Privacy Policy

  • Analytics

    The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

    Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

    Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
    Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

    WordPress Stats (Automattic Inc.)

    WordPress Stats is an analytics service provided by Automattic Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Backup saving and management

    This type of services allows the Owner to save and manage backups of this Application on external servers managed by the service provider itself. The backups may include the source code and content as well as the data that the User provides to this Application.

    Vaultpress (Automattic Inc.)

    Vaultpress is a service to save and manage backups provided by Automattic Inc.

    Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Commercial affiliation

    This type of services allows this Application to display advertisements for third party products or services. Ads can be displayed either as advertising links or as banners using various kinds of graphics.
    Clicks on the icon or banner posted on the Application are tracked by the third-party services listed below, and are shared with this Application.
    For details of which data are collected, please refer to the privacy policy of each service.

    Amazon Affiliation (Amazon)

    Amazon Affiliation is a commercial affiliation service provided by Amazon.com Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    iTunes affiliation (Apple Inc.)

    iTunes affiliation is a commercial affiliation service provided by Apple Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Contacting the User

    Contact form (This Application)

    By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Application to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.

    Personal Data collected: email address, first name and last name.

    Mailing List or Newsletter (This Application)

    By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this Application. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to this Application or after making a purchase.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies, email address, first name and last name.

    Phone contact (This Application)

    Users that provided their phone number might be contacted for commercial or promotional purposes related to this Application, as well as for fulfilling support requests.

    Personal Data collected: phone number.

  • Content commenting

    Content commenting services allow Users to make and publish their comments on the contents of this Application.
    Depending on the settings chosen by the Owner, Users may also leave anonymous comments. If there is an email address among the Personal Data provided by the User, it may be used to send notifications of comments on the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their own comments.
    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 (Disqus)

    Disqus is a content commenting service provided by Big Heads Labs Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies, Usage data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt out

    Comment system managed directly (This Application)

    This Application has its own internal content comment system.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies, email address, first name, last name, Usage data and username.

    Facebook Comments (Facebook, Inc.)

    Facebook Comments is a content commenting service provided by Facebook, Inc. enabling the User to leave comments and share them on the Facebook platform.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    Livefyre (Livefyre)

    Livefyre is a content commenting service provided by Livefyre Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies, Usage data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Content performance and features testing (A/B testing)

    The services contained in this section allow the Owner to track and analyze the User response concerning web traffic or behavior regarding changes to the structure, text or any other component of this Application.

    Google Website Optimizer (Google Inc.)

    Google Website Optimizer is an A/B testing service provided by Google Inc.
    Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Displaying content from external platforms

    This type of services allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Application and interact with them.
    This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

    SoundCloud widget (SoundCloud Limited)

    Soundcloud is an audio content delivery service provided by SoundCloud Limited that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

    Personal Data collected: Usage data.

    Place of processing: Germany – Privacy Policy

    Vimeo video (Vimeo, LLC)

    Vimeo is a video content visualization service provided by Vimeo, LLC that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    Youtube video widget (Google Inc.)

    Youtube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Handling payments

    Payment processing services enable this Application to process payments by credit card, bank transfer or other means. To ensure greater security, this Application shares only the information necessary to execute the transaction with the financial intermediaries handling the transaction.
    Some of these services may also enable the sending of timed messages to the User, such as emails containing invoices or notifications concerning the payment.

    PayPal (PayPal Inc.)

    PayPal is a payment service provided by PayPal Inc., which allows Users to make online payments using their PayPal credentials.

    Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Privacy Policy

    Authorize.Net (Authorize.Net)

    Authorize.Net is a payment service provided by Authorize.Net.

    Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Interaction with external social networks and platforms

    This type of services allow interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Application.
    The interaction and information obtained through this Application 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.

    Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

    The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    Twitter Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter)

    The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    Google+ +1 button and social widgets (Google Inc.)

    The Google+ +1 button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Google+ social network provided by Google Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    Google Friend Connect (Google Inc.)

    Google Friend Connect is a social interaction service provided by Google Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    LinkedIn button and social widgets (LinkedIn Corporation)

    The LinkedIn button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the LinkedIn social network provided by LinkedIn Corporation.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets (Pinterest)

    The Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Pinterest platform provided by Pinterest Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Interaction with support and feedback platforms

    This type of services allows Users to interact with third party support and feedback platforms directly from the pages of this Application.
    If one of these services is installed, it may collect browsing and Usage Data in the pages where it is installed, even if the Users do not actively use the service.

    Uservoice Widget (Uservoice Inc.)

    The Uservoice Widget is a service for interacting with the Uservoice support and feedback platform provided by Uservoice Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Location-based interactions

    Geolocation (This Application)

    This Application may collect, use, and share User location Data in order to provide location-based services.
    Most browsers and devices provide tools to opt out from this feature by default. If explicit authorization has been provided, the User’s location data may be tracked by this Application.

    Personal Data collected: geographic position.

  • Managing contacts and sending messages

    This type of services makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or any other contact information to communicate with the User.
    These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message.

    Mailchimp (Mailchimp)

    Mailchimp is an email address management and message sending service provided by Mailchimp Inc.

    Personal Data collected: email address.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Registration and authentication

    By registering or authenticating, Users allow this Application to identify them and give them access to dedicated services.
    Depending on what is described below, third parties may provide registration and authentication services. In this case, this Application will be able to access some Data, stored by these third party services, for registration or identification purposes.

    Direct registration (This Application)

    The User registers by filling out the registration form and providing the Personal Data directly to this Application.

    Personal Data collected: address, city, company name, country, date of birth, email address, fax number, first name, last name, password, phone number, picture, profession, province, state, various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service and ZIP/Postal code.

    Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.)

    Facebook Authentication is a registration and authentication service provided by Facebook, Inc. and is connected to the Facebook social network.

    Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    Google OAuth (Google Inc.)

    Google OAuth is a registration and authentication service provided by Google Inc. and is connected to the Google network.

    Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    Linkedin OAuth (LinkedIn Corporation)

    Linkedin Oauth is a registration and authentication service provided by Linkedin Corporation and is connected to the Linkedin social network.

    Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

    Twitter OAuth (Twitter, Inc.)

    Twitter Oauth is a registration and authentication service provided by Twitter, Inc. and is connected to the Twitter social network.

    Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting

    This type of services allows this Application and its partners to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use of this Application by the User.
    This activity is performed by tracking Usage Data and by using Cookies, information that is transferred to the partners that manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activity.

    AdWords Remarketing (Google Inc.)

    AdWords Remarketing is a Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting service provided by Google Inc. that connects the activity of this Application with the Adwords advertising network and the Doubleclick Cookie.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

    Remarketing through Google Analytics for Display Advertising (Google Inc.)

    Google Analytics for Display Advertising is a Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting service provided by Google Inc. that connects the tracking activity performed by Google Analytics and its Cookies with the Adwords advertising network and the Doubleclick Cookie.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

  • RSS feed management

    This type of services allows this Application to manage RSS feeds and the distribution of their content. Depending on the characteristics of the service used, these services may be used to insert ads within the content and to gather statistics data from them.

    Feedburner (Google)

    Feedburner is a service to manage RSS feeds provided by Google Inc. It allows the collection of statistics on what content is consumed and to insert ads in it.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

  • Social features

    Public profile (This Application)

    Users may have public profiles that other Users can display. In addition to the Personal Data provided, this profile may contain Users’ interactions with this Application.

    Personal Data collected: address, company name, country, date of birth, email address, first name, geographic position, last name, phone number, picture, profession, province, state and username.

    Inviting and suggesting friends (This Application)

    This Application may use the Personal Data provided to allow Users to invite their friends — for example through the address book, if access has been provided — and to suggest friends or connections inside it.

    Personal Data collected: Various types of Data.

  • Traffic optimization and distribution

    This type of services allows this Application to distribute their content using servers located across different countries and to optimize their performance.
    Which Personal Data are processed depends on the characteristics and the way these services are implemented. Their function is to filter communications between this Application and the User’s browser.
    Considering the widespread distribution of this system, it is difficult to determine the locations to which the contents that may contain Personal Information User are transferred.

    CloudFlare (Cloudflare)

    CloudFlare is a traffic optimization and distribution service provided by CloudFlare Inc.
    The way CloudFlare is integrated means that it filters all the traffic through this Application, i.e., communication between this Application and the User’s browser, while also allowing analytical data from this Application to be collected.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Further information about Personal Data

  • Push notifications

    This Application may send push notifications to the User.

  • Selling goods and services online

    The Personal Data collected are used to provide the User with services or to sell goods, including payment and possible delivery.
    The Personal Data collected to complete the payment may include the credit card, the bank account used for the transfer, or any other means of payment envisaged. The kind of Data collected by this Application depends on the payment system used.

  • Unique device identification

    This Application may track Users by storing a unique identifier of their device, for analytics purposes or for storing Users’ preferences.

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services.
The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User’s Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System Logs and Maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System Logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

The rights of Users

Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.

This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that the Data Controller removes the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.

Information about this privacy policy

The Data Controller is responsible for this privacy policy, prepared starting from the modules provided by Iubenda and hosted on Iubenda’s servers.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically from this Application (or third party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.

User

The individual using this Application, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Subject

The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.

This Application

The hardware or software tool by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.

Cookies

Small piece of data stored in the User’s device.


Legal information

Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.

This privacy policy relates solely to this Application.