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Privacy Policy

Last updated: 22nd May 2018

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information (as defined below) in connection with your relationship with us as our clients, acting for a client or being generally interested in our services, including this website. It also takes into consideration the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council adopted on the 27th April 2016 (“GDPR”) which will become applicable as of the 25th May 2018.

We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We use your Personal Information for providing and improving our services. By using our services and this website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Who we are

Our website address is: https://geckoresearch.com.

How to contact us

Use our contact form at the bottom of the first page.

Consent to Collect

We collect data from users that have created accounts with us, either free or paid.

We ask for consent during the account creation process with a checkbox. A link to this page is provided during the account creation process.

The legal basis for us to collect the data is to be able to provide you with a service.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Links to Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. When connecting to such other websites you will no longer be subject to this policy but to the privacy policy of the new site. We therefore strongly advise you to review the privacy policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Log Data

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our website (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyse this type of information to increase our website’s functionality. These third-party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.

Who we share your data with

No one. Whatever information you provide us with, we keep to ourselves unless you have given us consent to share it with a third party.

How long we retain your data

For subscribers that register on our website (free or paid), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile when they sign up. Website administrators can see and edit that information. Subscribers can chose to unsubscribe at which point the website administrators will delete all information and history of the subscriber. This information will then be forever lost and erased.

What rights you have over your data

You can always request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Nowhere. Whatever information you provide us with, we keep to ourselves unless you have given us consent to share it with a third party.

Communications

We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.

Compliance with Laws

We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or by court order or if we believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement or to protect the security or integrity of our Service.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is completely secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Newsletter & Account Statistics and Reporting

Gecko Research records behavioural data, such as opens and clicks, for the Newsletter that subscribers signed up for.

You are reminded that you are at all times free to opt out of receiving such communications, and from any other usage or processing of your Personal Information.

Who Has Access to Our Data?

Data at Gecko Research is not shared or sold with any third party.

Gecko Research staff and contractors have access to users data for the purpose of providing services.

No personal identifiable data is stored on staff or contractor computers on a permanent basis. Contractors are requested to delete this data at the end of their mission.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. It is therefore in your interest to check the Privacy Policy any time you access our website to be familiar with the most updated version of this Privacy Policy. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.