We are pleased with your interest in our company. Thank you for choosing GiantArticles as your article writing services provider. We want you to use our platform without worrying about privacy violations. Some of our services require personal data, and we will only process the data with your consent.
The privacy statement affirms our commitment to protect and value your privacy. Together with our terms and conditions, the privacy statement explains the information we collect, how we use the information under the law, and who we may give the information. The report identifies our rights and obligations concerning your information and how you can make inquiries. The data protection statement is meant to inform people on the nature, scope, and use of data collected. As a company, we have put in place technical and organizational measures to ensure adequate protection of personal information. However, with the use of the internet, we may not guarantee absolute security.
Acceptance of terms
The consent is freely given, and it specifies a person’s agreement to the processing of their personal information. Failure to consent signifies a refusal to agree to the terms, and you won’t be able to access our services. You have the right to revoke this consent, and we will stop using your personal information. We reserve the right to change the data protection policy and recommend that you check the statement regularly for updates. Whenever we update we require your consent to indicate acceptance to the changes.
The kinds of information we collect
To offer our services, we need to process your information. The type of data we collect include:
- Personal data includes your name, age, gender, and date of birth. We will also obtain your email address, physical address, country of residence, and your preferred language. Education and employment history are necessary for the services we offer. You can provide billing details voluntarily. Sometimes we combine the information provided to obtain information available publicly.
- Device information: we obtain information from the devices you use to access our services include your computer, your phone or tablet. The information we get from the devices consists of the IP address, hardware and software versions, browser type and plugins.
- Web beacon work in conjunction with cookies to enable us to know the number of users who visited specific pages in our site and used our products. They are included in emails sent. They also help us identify the number of times an advert was displayed. The information from web beacon tells us about the performance of a site.
When using personal information and general data obtained we do not draw any conclusion about the data subject. The information serves only to enable us to deliver user-friendly content on our website and improve our service delivery. The information may also be used to provide law enforcement agencies with information in case of a cyber-attack. We analyse only anonymously collected statistical data to improve data protection and better our services.
Registration on our website: a person can register on our site by providing personal information. The data collected during registration is stored exclusively for internal use. The registration information is stored to protect both the website and the user. Personal information is not transferrable to third parties unless there is a statutory obligation or it serves as material evidence in criminal prosecution. The purpose of the provision of personal data on registration is to allow the site to offer user services only available to registered users. Users are free to change information at any time.
None of the information is mandatory. However, it may be difficult to contact you to return your money or assets. Therefore when we ask for data, it is meant to enable us to fulfil your requests and we ask for reasonable information only. When relaying any information, we will do it through email. Other uses of personal data include:
- To inform you of new services and products introduced.
- We may send updates on various issues regarding our site that may be of interest to you.
- We may use your information for marketing and doing research.
- We will use it for communication concerning requested services or give feedback on inquiries.
- We will store your data to make information available to third parties including our service providers and business partners.
- We use it to facilitate interactions within our website and give notifications on changes to our services, policies, and terms.
Subscription to comments on our website: the posts on our site blog is open for subscription by third parties to allow them to follow the comments on a blog post. Such subscription requires confirmation through an email sent to the specified email address. The user may decide to terminate the subscription at any time.
Payment methods: we have integrated the use of PayPal (an online money service provider) on our website. It is efficient in transacting with our clients. If a user chooses PayPal as a method of payment, we transfer the user’s information to PayPal to facilitate the transaction. The data transferred include name, email address, phone number, and IP address. The information is sent with the aim of processing payments. The user has a right to revoke consent for the processing of payments by PayPal.
Newsletter: when a user subscribes to our newsletter your names and email address will be used in advertising. You have to consent to receive the newsletter which is usually sent by our service provider. Therefore, we have to forward your personal information to our service providers. The service provider uses the data exclusively to send newsletters on our behalf. In each email of the newsletter, you will get an option to revoke your consent through a link. The newsletters contain web beacons to assist us in collecting data. The data we get include whether the bulletin was opened, the time of opening, and which links were clicked. The surveys are not meant to spy on our readers; we want to understand the reading habits of the users. It will also enable us to send content that is in-line with the interest of the user.
Push notifications: users can choose to receive push notifications. A service provider offers a notification service. You will receive information about upcoming offers, new products or services introduced, and events. The announcement will include exciting blog posts that are beneficial to our customers and various discounts. To receive alerts you need to confirm your browsers request for push notifications. The legal basis for collecting information is your consent. Again you can opt out at any time by changing the settings on your browser. Once you revoke consent, your data will be deleted when they are no longer needed.
The legal basis for Processing of personal information
We obtain and process personal information under the law. The law prohibits the processing of data without legal grounds. Therefore, we strive to abide by the guidelines set by the law to uphold the legitimate interest in carrying out our activities. We also ensure that our business adapts lawful operations by protecting the rights and freedoms of the users. The processing of personal data is dependent on the information required and the context for obtaining the data. Therefore, data will only be processed if:
- The user has given consent for the use of the data limited to specific functions within the website.
- It is essential for the performance of a contractual obligation which benefits the user. Processing is done if the user was made aware of the information required before entering into a contract.
- It serves to fulfil the legal obligation that the site is subject. The law may mandate the provision of specific information concerning a user.
- We need to protect the legitimate interest of our site and that of users. It is also necessary when performing a task that is a matter of public interest.
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What data protection measures do we apply?
We have put in place security measures to protect your data. We ensure data protection against unlawful access, disclosure, alteration, and misuse of data. We have put in place technical measures with state of the art technology to handle such sensitive information. The registered users need a password to access the site. We encourage users not to share their password with anyone. If you are using a shared computer ensure you need to log out. All our personnel in charge of handling and processing data must comply with the set rules. They also provide the confidentiality of such information.
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
There are special circumstances where we may disclose your personal information to third parties. The third parties may include our affiliates, our service providers including lawyers, and law enforcement agencies. Data is only disclosed to third parties who with reason require access to your data. Where you have linked your account on our website to social media pages like Facebook, Instagram or twitter we may share or transfer your personal information to the sites. You will be asked to consent if you want your accounts to be connected.
Rights of Users
As a user of our website, you have various rights concerning your data. The rights
- IncludeRight to confirmation
Each data subject has the right to seek evidence on whether their data is under processing. If the information is being processed, they have a right to access the data and be made aware of the purpose of the processing. He/she has a right to inquire the type of data being used and the recipients or parties who will have access to the data. If data is transferred to third parties, the data subject has a right to know the safeguard put in place to protect the data. The company has automated decision-making and profiling used to obtain a copy of information undergoing processing. In case the data subject requires additional copies of data in processing the controller charges a fee for providing the data.
- The right of rectification
The data subject may request the controller to rectify inaccurate personal data. The data subject in the event they gave incomplete data may volunteer to provide complete information. It can be done by providing a supplementary statement. To exercise this right, the user can contact the controller.
- Right to erasure
Every user has a right to request the controller to erase any available information concerning him/her. The deletion is to be done without undue delay. The controller must delete the data permanently if they are no longer in use or don’t serve the purpose for which they were collected. If the data subject revokes consent, there are no legal grounds for processing and should be erased. If the data was unlawfully processed, it should be deleted. The data need to be erased upon request from the authorities. When the data subject notifies the controller to erase the data, the controller needs to inform other service providers to delete the data.
- Right to restriction or processing
The data subject has a right to restrict processing of personal information. The limit will hold if the information is inaccurate or if the processing of the data is considered unlawful, but the user doesn’t want it deleted. If the user requires the information for legal purposes, he/she can restrict processing and deletion. The controller may disregard the restriction if the processing is necessary to perform a task of public interest.
- Right to object
Every data subject has a right to object or refuse the processing of personal data for marketing purposes. Once a user objects the controller will cease processing of information including profiling and automated decision-making. However, if the controller has legal grounds for processing that overrides the rights and freedom of users, then the law will permit. To exercise the right to object the data subject may contact the controller or use the automated technical specifications available on the website.
- Right to lodge a complaint
In case of violation of the privacy statement, the user has a right to file a complaint with the relevant authorities. The breach could be information released to third parties after restriction by the user. Failure to erase data upon request by the user. The complaints will be handled following the provisions of the law.
- Right to data portability
Each user has a right granted by the law to obtain a copy of personal data given to the controller in a machine-readable form. He/she retains the right to transfer data to a third party without requiring the consent of the controller. The user can request the transfer of data by the controller directly to a third party. Data portability is asserted by contacting the controller.
- Information given should be voluntary
The information provided by the data subject during registration is optional. The consent to he/she gives at any time should be done freely without coercion. If a user chooses to withdraw his or her consent, they are allowed. Withdrawal of consent will not affect the legality of our previous processing. The user should be aware that after they withdraw their consent, they will not be able to access our services. You can withdraw your consent by contacting support. The controller has a right to request for verification of information provided by producing your ID number or a valid passport.
Automated individual decision-making
We do not make conclusions on our users based on automated data processing. The law prohibits this violation of subjecting data subjects to decisions generated including profiling. Unless the users’ consent is obtained or it is necessary for the performance of the contract. Our website has put in place measures to protect users’ rights, freedoms, and legitimate interest.
How long will we store your data?