Privacy Policy

Updated and Effective as of January 14th, 2023.

At GadgetBond.com, we take your privacy seriously. This privacy policy explains how we collect, use, share and protect your personal information when you visit or use our website, located at https://gadgetbond.com (the “Website”). By using the Website, you accept the practices described in this policy.

Personal Information Collection

We may collect personal information from you when you visit our Website, such as your name, email address, and other contact information. We may also collect other information about your use of the Website, such as your browsing history, search queries, and clickstream data.

Use of Personal Information

We may use the personal information we collect from you to:

  • Provide you with the information and services you request
  • Personalize your experience on the Website
  • Respond to your inquiries and contact you with updates
  • Send you promotional emails about our products and services
  • Improve the Website and develop new products and services
  • Conduct research and analysis

Information Automatically Collected

When you visit our Website, we may automatically collect information about your device and browsing habits, such as your IP address, browser type, device type, operating system, and browsing history.

Cookies/Tracking Technologies

We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to personalize your experience and improve our Website. Cookies are small data files that are placed on your device when you visit our Website. You may disable cookies by adjusting your browser settings, but please note that this may affect the functionality of the Website.

Information You Choose To Submit

We may collect personal information from you when you visit our Website, such as your name, email address, and other contact information. We may also collect other information about your use of the Website, such as your browsing history, search queries, and clickstream data.

Information We Receive From Other Sources

We may receive information about you from other sources, such as other websites, social media platforms, or third-party service providers. We may combine this information with the information we collect directly from you to improve our services and personalize your experience.

Social Network and Platform Integration

We may offer integration with social media platforms and other third-party services. If you choose to connect your social media account or other third-party services with our Website, we may collect information from those platforms and services to personalize your experience and improve our services.

Disclosure of Personal Information

We may disclose your personal information to third parties for the following purposes:

  • To comply with legal or regulatory requirements
  • To protect the rights and safety of GadgetBond.com and its users
  • To provide you with the products and services you request
  • To perform research and analysis
  • To personalize your experience and improve our services

Data Retention

We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, as outlined in this policy.

Security

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.

Comment Policy

At GadgetBond.com, we encourage open and respectful conversations among our readers. Our Comment Policy (the “Comment Policy”) outlines the rules for participating in the comments section of our website.

  1. Respectful and Courteous Language: We expect all comments to be respectful and courteous. Personal attacks, offensive language, hate speech, and bullying will not be tolerated.
  2. No Spam or Self-Promotion: Comments that contain spam or self-promotion will be removed. This includes links to personal blogs, websites, or products.
  3. No Duplicate Comments: Comments that are identical or similar to comments that have already been posted will be removed.
  4. No Off-Topic Comments: Comments that are not relevant to the topic being discussed will be removed.
  5. No Personal Information: Comments that contain personal information such as phone numbers, email addresses, or physical addresses will be removed.
  6. No Sensitive Information: Comments that contain sensitive information such as credit card numbers or social security numbers will be removed.
  7. No Copyright Infringement: Comments that contain copyrighted material without proper attribution or permission will be removed.
  8. Moderation: All comments are reviewed by a moderator before they are published. Comments that violate our Comment Policy will be removed.
  9. Changes to this Comment Policy: We may update this policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new policy on the Website.
  10. Contact Us: If you have any questions about this Comment Policy or if you would like to report a comment that you believe violates the policy, please contact us at https://gadgetbond.com/contact/.

At GadgetBond.com, we respect the intellectual property rights of others and expect our users to do the same. Our Notice for Copyright (the “Copyright Notice”) outlines the rules for using copyrighted material on our website.

  1. Copyrighted Material: All content on our website, including text, images, videos, and audio, is protected by copyright laws. You may not use any copyrighted material without obtaining permission from the copyright owner.
  2. Fair Use: We understand that some use of copyrighted material may be considered fair use under copyright law. Fair use is a legal doctrine that allows the use of copyrighted material without permission in certain circumstances, such as for criticism, commentary, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, or research.
  3. Copyright Infringement: If you believe that your copyrighted work has been used on our website without your permission, please contact us at https://gadgetbond.com/contact/.
  4. Notice and Takedown: We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). If we receive a valid notice, we will remove or disable access to the infringing material and take appropriate action against the infringing user.
  5. Counter-Notice: If you believe that your material was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may file a counter-notice. We will forward your counter-notice to the complaining party and reinstate the removed material if we do not receive notice from the complaining party that they have filed an action seeking a court order to restrain the allegedly infringing party from engaging in infringing activity related to the material on our website.
  6. Repeat Infringer Policy: We will take appropriate action against users who repeatedly infringe on the intellectual property rights of others.
  7. Changes to this Copyright Notice: We may update this policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new policy on the Website.
  8. Contact Us: If you have any questions about this Copyright Notice or if you would like to report a copyright infringement, please contact us at https://gadgetbond.com/contact/.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

At GadgetBond.com, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). This COPPA compliance statement (the “COPPA Statement”) explains how we collect, use, share, and protect personal data from children under the age of 13 in accordance with COPPA requirements.

  1. Children Under 13: Our website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to delete such information from our records.
  2. Parental Consent: We will obtain verifiable parental consent for the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information from children under 13. We will provide parents with the opportunity to consent to the collection of their child’s personal information, as well as the opportunity to review and have their child’s personal information deleted.
  3. Parental Control: We will provide parents with the ability to control the collection, use, and disclosure of their child’s personal information. Parents can request that their child’s personal information be deleted, or that their child’s account be terminated.
  4. Data Retention: We will retain children’s personal data only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, as outlined in this COPPA Statement and as required by COPPA regulations.
  5. Data Security: We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.
  6. Data Transparency: We will provide information to parents about the personal data we collect from children under 13, the purposes for which it is collected, and how it is used. This information will be provided in a clear and conspicuous manner, in accordance with COPPA regulations.
  7. Third-Party Services: We will provide notice to parents and obtain verifiable parental consent before any personal information from children under 13 is shared with third-party service providers.
  8. Changes to this COPPA Statement: We may update this policy from time to time. We will notify parents of any changes by posting the new policy on the Website, please contact us at https://gadgetbond.com/contact/.
  9. Contact Us: If you have any questions about this COPPA Statement or our data protection practices, please contact us at https://gadgetbond.com/contact/.

Your Choices

You have the right to access and modify your personal data, and to request the deletion of your personal data. To exercise these rights, please contact us at hello@gadgetbond.com.

India’s Personal Data Protection Bill (PDPB)

At GadgetBond.com, we comply with India’s Personal Data Protection Bill (PDPB). This PDPB compliance statement (the “PDPB Statement”) explains how we collect, use, share, and protect personal data in accordance with PDPB requirements.

  1. Personal Data Collection: We may collect personal data from you when you visit our website, such as your name, email address, and other contact information. We may also collect other data about your use of the website, such as your browsing history, search queries, and clickstream data. We only collect personal data that is necessary for the purposes outlined in this PDPB Statement.
  2. Legal Basis for Processing: We process personal data in accordance with PDPB requirements, and our legal basis for processing personal data includes:
    • Consent: Where you have provided your explicit consent for us to process your personal data for a specific purpose
    • Performance of a contract: Where the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, such as providing services you have requested
    • Compliance with legal obligations: Where the processing is necessary for us to comply with legal obligations
    • Legitimate interests: Where the processing is necessary for our legitimate interests, such as improving our website and services
  3. Use of Personal Data: We use the personal data we collect from you for the following purposes:
    • To provide you with the information and services you request
    • To personalize your experience on the website
    • To respond to your inquiries and contact you with updates
    • To send you promotional emails about our products and services
    • To improve the website and develop new products and services
    • To conduct research and analysis
  4. Data Retention: We will retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, as outlined in this PDPB Statement.
  5. Data Subjects Rights: Under PDPB, data subjects have certain rights, including the right to:
    • Access their personal data
    • Rectify inaccurate personal data
    • Erase personal data
    • Restrict the processing of personal data
    • Data portability
    • Object to the processing of personal data
    • Withdraw consent
  6. Data Security: We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. We ensure that appropriate technical and organizational measures are in place to protect the personal data we collect, including the use of encryption and secure servers.
  7. Data Transparency: We will provide information to data subjects about the personal data we process, the purposes for which it is processed, and who it may be shared with. We will provide a clear and concise privacy notice at the time of data collection, outlining the data being collected, the purpose of collection and the rights of the data subject.
  8. Data Protection Officer: We have designated a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to ensure compliance with PDPB.
  9. Data Auditing and Recording: We will keep records of all data processing activities, including the purpose of processing, categories of data, and categories of data subjects. The records will be made available to the regulator upon request.
  10. Changes to this PDPB Statement: We may update this policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new policy on the Website. Your continued use of the Website after any changes have been made will constitute your acceptance of the new policy.
  11. Contact Us: If you have any questions about this PDPB Statement or our data protection practices, please contact us at https://gadgetbond.com/contact/.

If you are located outside of the United States/India, please be aware that your personal information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States/India. By using the Website, you consent to this transfer, storage, and processing of your personal information.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)

At GadgetBond.com, we comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). This CCPA/CPRA compliance statement (the “CCPA/CPRA Statement”) explains how we collect, use, share, and protect personal data in accordance with CCPA and CPRA requirements.

  1. Personal Data Collection: We may collect personal data from you when you visit our website, such as your name, email address, and other contact information. We may also collect other data about your use of the website, such as your browsing history, search queries, and clickstream data. We only collect personal data that is necessary for the purposes outlined in this CCPA/CPRA Statement.
  2. Legal Basis for Processing: We process personal data in accordance with CCPA and CPRA requirements, and our legal basis for processing personal data includes:
    • Consent: Where you have provided your explicit consent for us to process your personal data for a specific purpose
    • Performance of a contract: Where the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, such as providing services you have requested
    • Compliance with legal obligations: Where the processing is necessary for us to comply with legal obligations
    • Legitimate interests: Where the processing is necessary for our legitimate interests, such as improving our website and services
  3. Use of Personal Data: We use the personal data we collect from you for the following purposes:
    • To provide you with the information and services you request
    • To personalize your experience on the website
    • To respond to your inquiries and contact you with updates
    • To send you promotional emails about our products and services
    • To improve the website and develop new products and services
    • To conduct research and analysis
  4. Data Retention: We will retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, as outlined in this CCPA/CPRA Statement.
  5. Data Subjects Rights: Under CCPA and CPRA, California residents have certain rights, including the right to:
    • Know what personal data is being collected, used, shared or sold
    • Request that their personal data be deleted
    • Request that their personal data not be sold
    • Request a copy of their personal data
    • Opt-out of the sale of their personal data
  6. Data Security: We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.
  7. Data Transparency: We will provide information to California residents about the personal data we process, the purposes for which it is processed, and who it may be shared with.
  8. Do Not Sell My Personal Information: California residents have the right to opt-out of the sale of their personal data. You can submit a request to opt-out of the sale of your personal data by visiting our website or contacting us at https://gadgetbond.com/contact/.
  9. Verification of Requests: We will take reasonable steps to verify the identity of the California resident making the request before providing any personal data or taking any action in response to a request.
  10. Changes to this CCPA/CPRA Statement: We may update this policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new policy on the Website. Your continued use of the Website after any changes have been made will constitute your acceptance of the new policy.
  11. Contact Us: If you have any questions about this CCPA/CPRA Statement or our data protection practices, please contact us at https://gadgetbond.com/contact/.

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

At GadgetBond.com, we take data protection and privacy seriously and comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This GDPR compliance page (the “GDPR Compliance Page”) explains how we collect, use, share, and protect personal data in accordance with GDPR requirements.

  1. Personal Data Collection: We may collect personal data from you when you visit our website, such as your name, email address, and other contact information. We may also collect other data about your use of the website, such as your browsing history, search queries, and clickstream data. We only collect personal data that is necessary for the purposes outlined in this GDPR Compliance Page.
  2. Legal Basis for Processing: We process personal data in accordance with GDPR requirements, and our legal basis for processing personal data includes:
    • Consent: Where you have provided your explicit consent for us to process your personal data for a specific purpose
    • Performance of a contract: Where the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, such as providing services you have requested
    • Compliance with legal obligations: Where the processing is necessary for us to comply with legal obligations
    • Legitimate interests: Where the processing is necessary for our legitimate interests, such as improving our website and services
  3. Use of Personal Data: We use the personal data we collect from you for the following purposes:
    • To provide you with the information and services you request
    • To personalize your experience on the website
    • To respond to your inquiries and contact you with updates
    • To send you promotional emails about our products and services
    • To improve the website and develop new products and services
    • To conduct research and analysis
  1. Data Retention: We will retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, as outlined in this GDPR Compliance Page.
  2. Data Subjects Rights: Under GDPR, data subjects have certain rights, including the right to:
    • Access their personal data
    • Rectify inaccurate personal data
    • Erase personal data
    • Restrict the processing of personal data
    • Data portability
    • Object to the processing of personal data
    • Withdraw consent
  1. Data Security: We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.
  2. Data Transparency: We will provide information to data subjects about the personal data we process, the purposes for which it is processed, and who it may be shared with.
  3. Data Protection Officer: We have designated a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to ensure compliance with GDPR.
  4. Changes to this GDPR Compliance Page: We may update this policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new policy on the Website. Your continued use of the Website after any changes have been made will constitute your acceptance of the new policy.
  5. Contact Us: If you have any questions about this GDPR Compliance Page or our data protection practices, please contact us at https://gadgetbond.com/contact/.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new policy on the Website. Your continued use of the Website after any changes have been made will constitute your acceptance of the new policy.

Contact Us

If you would like to contact us to understand more about this Policy or wish to contact us concerning any matter relating to individual rights and your Personal Information, you may contact us HERE.