PRIVACY POLICY

The GFcrew (“we”, “our” and “us”) is owned and operated by Glossy Finish LLC, A registered Limited Liability Corporation in the state of Florida, USA.

We are committed to be transparent about the data we collect about you, how it is used and with whom it is shared. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, process, and disclose your information, including personal information, in conjunction with your access to and use of the GFcrew website.

Information we collect

 

  1. Information you give to us. We ask for and collect the following personal information about you when you use the GFcrew website. This information is necessary for the adequate performance of the contract between you and us and to allow us to comply with our legal obligations. Without it, we may not be able to provide you with all the requested services.
  2. Account Information. When you sign up for a GFcrew Account, we require certain information such as your first name, last name, and email address.
  3. Profile and Listing Information. To use certain features of the GFcrew website (such as the photographer directory), we may ask you to provide additional information, which may include your address, phone number, and a profile picture. 
  4. Payment Information. To use certain features of the GFcrew website (such as purchasing a product from our store), we may require you to provide certain financial information (like your bank account or credit card information) in order to facilitate the processing of payments
  5. Communications with GFcrew and other Members. When you communicate with GFcrew or use the GFcrew website to communicate with other Members, we collect information about your communication and any information you choose to provide.
  6. Other Information. You may otherwise choose to provide us information when you fill in a form, conduct a search, upload photos, update or add information to your GFcrew Account, respond to surveys, post to community forums, participate in promotions, or use other features of the GFcrew website.
  7. Information We Automatically Collect from Your Use of our Services. When you use the GFcrew website, we automatically collect information, including personal information, about the services you use and how you use them. This information is necessary for the adequate performance of the contract between you and us, to enable us to comply with legal obligations and given our legitimate interest in being able to provide and improve the functionalities of the GFcrew website.
  8. Geo-location Information. When you use certain features of the GFcrew website, we may collect information about your precise or approximate location as determined through data such as your IP address or mobile device’s GPS to offer you an improved user experience.
  9. Usage Information. We collect information about your interactions with the GFcrew website such as the pages or content you view, your searches for photographers, bookings you have made, and other actions on the GFcrew website.
  10. Log Data and Device Information. We automatically collect log data and device information when you access and use the GFcrew website, even if you have not created a GFcrew Account or logged in. That information includes, among other things: details about how you’ve used the GFcrew website (including if you clicked on links to third party applications), IP address, access dates and times, hardware and software information, device information, device event information, unique identifiers, crash data, cookie data, and the pages you’ve viewed or engaged with before or after using the GFcrew website.
  11. Cookies and Similar Technologies. We use cookies and other similar technologies, such as web beacons, pixels, and mobile identifiers. We may also allow our business partners to use these tracking technologies on the GFcrew website, or engage others to track your behavior on our behalf. While you may disable the usage of cookies through your browser settings, the GFcrew website currently does not respond to a “Do Not Track” signal in the HTTP header from your browser or mobile application due to lack of standardization regarding how that signal should be interpreted.
  12. Payment Transaction Information. GFcrew collects information related to your payment transactions through the GFcrew website, including the payment instrument used, date and time, payment amount, payment instrument expiration date and billing postcode, PayPal email address, IBAN information, your address and other related transaction details. This information is necessary for the adequate performance of the contract between you and GFcrew Payments and to allow the provision of the Payment Services.
  13. Information We Collect from Third Parties. GFcrew may collect information, including personal information, that others provide about you when they use the GFcrew website, or obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through the GFcrew website. We do not control, supervise or respond for how the third parties providing your information process your personal data, and any information request regarding the disclosure of your personal information to us should be directed to such third parties.

How we use the information we collect

 

  1. To provide you with the services you signed up for. We will use the information you provided to enable you to upload photos, list your business in our directory, communicate with other members, and to facilitate payment and order processing and any other services requested by you. This also includes sharing this information with third-party service providers in order to provide the services. When we need to share information, we take the steps to ensure that only the necessary information is shared, and the information is protected and being used in accordance with this policy.
  2. To maintain and improve our services. We use the information collected to analyze our site performance and measure the usage of features.
  3. To verify your identity. When we need to authenticate your account to provide you support, or if concerns arise in regards to identity theft. We use the information to verify your identity.
  4. To personalize your experience and advertise our services. We may use the information to conduct our advertising and marketing campaigns. You may opt out of certain ad targeting and re-targeting services with the third-party advertising networks directly.
  5. To communicate with you about our services. We will send you emails about transactions on your account, technical notices, and feature announcements. You may change your notification settings in your account, or contact us at any time.
  6. To provide you with support. When you contact us for help, we will use the information to assist you in your use of the Services.
  7. To meet legal requirements. We may need to use the information to comply with legal requests such as court orders, request by public authorities, and any other other appropriate legal mechanisms.

How do we share the information we collect?

 

  1. Third-party Service Providers We share your information with our third-party Service Providers who provide and support our Services. We will only share information that is necessary for the third-party to complete the service and require them to use the information a manner that is consistent with this policy. Examples of Service Providers include hosting and content delivery services, and payment processors. For example, We may use a third party to provide billing, subscription management and other payment related services. GFcrew does not store any payment information in our databases. Rather, we rely on a PCI-DSS Level 1 compliant service merchant provider, to store all payment related data. Our provider is prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose other than providing the above-described contracted services.
  2. Profiles, Listings, and other Public Information. The GFcrew website lets you publish information, including personal information, that is visible to the general public. For example: Parts of your public profile page, such as your name, your description, your city, your profile photo, are publicly visible to others. If you submit content in a community or discussion forum, blog or social media post, or use a similar feature on the GFcrew website, that content may be publicly visible. Based on our legitimate interest to promote the GFcrew website we may display parts of the GFcrew website (e.g., your Profile page) on sites operated by GFcrew’s business partners. Information you share publicly on the GFcrew website may be indexed through third party search engines. In some cases, you may opt-out of this feature in your Account settings. If you change your settings or your public-facing content, these search engines may not update their databases. We do not control the practices of third party search engines, and they may use caches containing your outdated information.
  3. Change in business In the case of a merger, acquisition, financing, reorganization or sale, information collected may be shared on the basis that it is subject to standard confidentiality arrangements.
  4. To comply with the law Information may be disclosed if it is deemed necessary to comply with the law and court order, to protect the rights of individuals and to fulfill law enforcement requirements.
  5. Marketing We may share information with third-party advertising networks (such as Facebook and Instagram) in order to deliver relevant advertisements to you and to manage our communications with you.

How do we protect the information we collect?

 

GFcrew uses appropriate administrative, technical, organizational, and physical security measures to protect our users’ and visitors’ information and data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, and alteration, and against unauthorized disclosure and access. We use standard industry practices to protect visitor and user information, including firewalls, SSL encryption, limiting storage of financial information to a PCI compliant third party provider, and system redundancies.

Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee security of the information you transmit to us or host with us using our Services.

Data Retention

 

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as long as needed to provide you with the Services. We may also retain and use your information in order to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, to enforce our agreements and to protect our and others’ interests.  You may delete your Account in your account settings, in which case your information will be deleted. Anonymized information that are not identifiable to a person might be retained to help us improve our Services.

International information transfer

 

As part of providing the Services to you, your personal information might be transferred, stored or processed in a country other than where you are located. GFcrew will ensure the transfers will be completed in compliance with mechanisms that is recognized under the relevant Data Protection Legislation as providing an adequate level of protection for data transfers.

Your Rights

 

You have the rights over your personal information. Subject to any exemptions provided by law, we take reasonable steps to allow you to access, correct, amend, delete, port, or limit the use of your personal information. You can usually manage your information simply by logging into your account and editing your information directly in the “My Account” section.

If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA), we will normally collect personal information from you only where, a) we have your consent to do so, b) where we need your personal information to fulfill a contract with you, or c) where the processing is in our legitimate interest in providing the services. In most cases, if you do not provide the requested information, we will not be able to provide the service to you.

Unsubscribe from marketing

 

If you receive marketing e-mail messages from us and wish to opt out of receiving such messages, then you may simply follow the opt-out procedure specified in such e-mail.

Other Important Information

 

  1. Analyzing your Communications. We may review, scan, or analyze your communications on the GFcrew website for fraud prevention, risk assessment, regulatory compliance, investigation, product development, research, and customer support purposes. For example, in some cases, we may scan, review, or analyze messages to debug, improve, and expand product offerings. We use automated methods where reasonably possible. However, occasionally we may need to manually review some communications, such as for fraud investigations and customer support, or to assess and improve the functionality of these automated tools. We will not review, scan, or analyze your communications to send third party marketing messages to you, and we will not sell reviews or analyses of these communications. These activities are carried out based on GFcrew’s legitimate interest in ensuring compliance with applicable laws and our Terms, preventing fraud, promoting safety, and improving and ensuring the adequate performance of our services.
  2. Google Maps/Earth. Parts of the GFcrew website use Google Maps/Earth services, including the Google Maps API(s). Use of Google Maps/Earth is subject to Google Maps/Earth Additional Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.
  3. Third Party Partners & Integrations The GFcrew website may contain links to third party websites or services, such as third party integrations, co-branded services, or third party-branded services (“Third Party Partners”). GFcrew doesn’t own or control these Third Party Partners and when you interact with them, you may be providing information directly to the Third Party Partner, GFcrew, or both. These Third Party Partners will have their own rules about the collection, use, and disclosure of information. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of the other websites you visit.

Contact information

 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of GFcrew or your dealings with this website, please contact our customer service department using one of the following modes:

E-mail: Contact@GFcrew.com

Mailing Address: 3948 3rd South Street, Unit 323, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250, United States

Security and Password

 

You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and for any and all statements made and acts or omissions that occur through the use of your password and account. Therefore, you must take steps to ensure that others do not gain access to your password and account. You may not transfer or share your account with anyone, and we reserve the right to immediately terminate your account if you do transfer or share your account.

We provide multiple security options for you to protect the privacy of your content. You are encouraged to familiarize yourself with the various settings to help you properly manage your account. You hereby acknowledge and understand that all content you upload to the platform may become accessible to the public, and it may be used, downloaded, linked to, and archived by others, and may appear on other websites and in search engine results. We will take all reasonable effort to protect your account, privacy and content, however we cannot guarantee absolute security of your account and all the content you have provided. We cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent any third party, or hackers from illegally gaining access to your account and content, and we assume no responsibility for any illegal access of your account and content as a result. You accept all risks of any unauthorized access to all information you provide to GFcrew, including but not limited to registration information, content, and account information. In the case that you are aware of any unauthorized access of your account, password and/or content, you must notify GFcrew immediately.

International Use

 

Although this site may be accessible worldwide, we make no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside North America, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. Any offer for any product, service, and/or information made in connection with this site is void where prohibited.

Termination of Use

 

You agree that we may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the site with or without notice and for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of these Terms of Service. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity may be grounds for terminating your relationship and may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities.

Upon termination or suspension, regardless of the reasons therefore, your right to use the services available on this site immediately ceases, and you acknowledge and agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or this site. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any claims or damages arising out of any termination or suspension or any other actions taken by us in connection with such termination or suspension.

Notices

 

All notices to a party shall be in writing and shall be made either via email or conventional mail. Notices to us must be sent to the attention of Customer Service at contact@GFcrew.com. Notices to you may be sent to the address supplied by you as part of your Registration Data. We may send you notifications triggered by certain actions in your account; you may opt out of some of these notifications by updating the settings in your account. In addition, we may broadcast notices or messages through the site to inform you of changes to the site or other matters of importance, and such broadcasts shall constitute notice to you at the time of sending.

Entire Agreement

 

These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement and understanding between us concerning the subject matter of this agreement and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings of the parties with respect to that subject matter. These Terms of Service may not be altered, supplemented, or amended by the use of any other document(s). Any attempt to alter, supplement or amend this document or to enter an order for products or services which are subject to additional or altered terms and conditions shall be null and void, unless otherwise agreed to in a written agreement signed by you and us. To the extent that anything in or associated with this site is in conflict or inconsistent with these Terms of Service, these Terms of Service shall take precedence.

Miscellaneous

 

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida. Any dispute between a user and GFcrew shall be adjudicated in courts within the state of Florida.

In any action to enforce these Terms of Service, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. Any cause of action brought by you against us or our Affiliates must be instituted with one year after the cause of action arises or be deemed forever waived and barred.

You may not assign your rights and obligations under these Terms of Service to any party, and any purported attempt to do so will be null and void. We may free assign our rights and obligations under these Terms of Service.

You agree not to sell, resell, reproduce, duplicate, copy or use for any commercial purposes any portion of this site, or use of or access to this site.

In addition to any excuse provided by applicable law, we shall be excused from liability for non-delivery or delay in delivery of products and services available through our site arising from any event beyond our reasonable control, whether or not foreseeable by either party, including but not limited to, labour disturbance, war, fire, accident, adverse weather, inability to secure transportation, governmental act or regulation, and other causes or events beyond our reasonable control, whether or not similar to those which are enumerated above.

If any part of these Terms of Service is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

Any failure by us to enforce or exercise any provision of these Terms of Service or related rights shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.

Contact Information

 

Except as explicitly noted on this site, the services available through this site are offered by GFcrew.com. If you notice that any user is violating these Terms of Service, please contact us at contact@GFcrew.com.

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