Our Privacy Policy

Global Impact Consulting Group Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Welcome to [GICG] ("we," "our," or "us"). Protecting your privacy is of utmost importance to us. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your personal data in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), and the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CALOPPA).

2. Definitions

- **Personal Data:** Any information that identifies, relates to, or could reasonably be linked directly or indirectly to an individual.

- **Processing:** Any operation or set of operations performed on personal data, such as collection, recording, storage, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure, or erasure.

- **Data Subject:** An identifiable individual to whom personal data pertains.

- **Controller:** The entity that determines the purposes and means of processing personal data.

- **Processor:** The entity that processes personal data on behalf of the controller.

- **Third Party:** Any entity other than the data subject, controller, or processor.

3. Information We Collect

We collect personal data that may include, but is not limited to:

- Contact information (e.g., name, email address, phone number).

- Account credentials (e.g., username and password).

- Demographic information.

- Transaction and payment data.

- Usage and interaction data.

- Technical information (e.g., IP address, device information).

We collect this information from various sources, including directly from you, from our website or mobile application, and from third-party sources, as explained in Section 6.

4. How We Use Your Information

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

- Providing and improving our products and services.

- Communicating with you, including responding to your inquiries.

- Personalizing your experience.

- Analyzing usage patterns and trends.

- Legal compliance and protection of our rights.

4.1. How We Use Your Information for Marketing

We may use your personal data for marketing and promotional purposes, subject to your consent where required by applicable laws. The types of marketing activities we engage in include, but are not limited to:

a. Email Marketing:

We may use your email address to send you promotional emails, newsletters, and updates about our products, services, and special offers. You have the right to opt out of receiving marketing emails at any time by following the "unsubscribe" instructions provided in each email or by contacting us through the methods described in Section 13.

b. Direct Marketing:

We may use your contact information, including your postal address and phone number, for direct marketing purposes. This may include sending you printed marketing materials, catalogs, or conducting telemarketing activities. You have the right to opt out of direct marketing communications by contacting us through the methods described in Section 13.

c. Personalized Marketing:

To enhance your experience and provide you with more relevant content and offers, we may analyze and segment your data to create personalized marketing campaigns. This may involve using information such as your browsing history, purchase history, and preferences. You can opt out of personalized marketing by contacting us through the methods described in Section 13.

d. Targeted Advertising:

We may use cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies to display targeted advertisements to you on our website, mobile apps, and third-party websites or platforms. These ads may be based on your interests and browsing behavior. You can manage your cookie preferences by adjusting your browser settings or by using the opt-out mechanisms provided by ad networks and platforms.

e. Social Media Marketing:

We may use your personal data to create and manage our social media marketing campaigns. This includes displaying advertisements on social media platforms and analyzing the effectiveness of our campaigns. You can control your social media ad preferences through the settings of the respective social media platforms.

f. Market Research and Analytics:

We may use your data for market research, analytics, and surveys to understand consumer trends and preferences better. This helps us improve our products, services, and marketing strategies.

g. Profiling for Marketing:

We may create profiles based on your personal data and preferences to tailor marketing communications to your specific interests. We do this to provide you with more relevant content and offers. You have the right to object to profiling for marketing purposes by contacting us through the methods described in Section 13.

h. Sharing with Third-Party Marketing Partners:

We may share your data with trusted third-party marketing partners for joint marketing initiatives. These partners may contact you directly with marketing offers related to our products and services. Your data will only be shared with your consent or as otherwise permitted by applicable laws.

5. Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data

We process personal data based on the following legal bases:

- Contract performance: To fulfill our contractual obligations.

- Consent: When you provide consent for specific processing activities.

- Legitimate interests: Pursuing our legitimate business interests, which do not override your rights.

- Legal obligations: To comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

5.1. Legal Basis for Marketing

Our marketing activities are typically based on one or more of the following legal bases:

  • Consent: Where required by law, we will obtain your consent before sending marketing communications.
  • Legitimate Interests: We may rely on our legitimate business interests in promoting our products and services, provided that your interests and fundamental rights do not override our interests.
  • Performance of a Contract: If you have purchased products or services from us, we may use your contact information to send you related marketing communications.

We respect your preferences and will always provide you with the opportunity to opt out of marketing communications, as detailed in Section 13.

6. Disclosure of Your Information

We may share your personal data with:

- Service providers and partners who assist us in providing our services.

- Legal authorities and law enforcement agencies when required by law.

- Third parties in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets.

7. Your Rights

Under GDPR, CCPA, CPRA, and CALOPPA, you have the following rights:

- Right to access: You can request access to your personal data.

- Right to rectification: You can request corrections to inaccurate or incomplete data.

- Right to erasure: You can request the deletion of your data.

- Right to object: You can object to certain processing activities.

- Right to data portability: You can receive your data in a structured, commonly used format.

To exercise these rights, please contact us using the information provided in Section 13.

8. Data Security

We implement security measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. These measures include encryption, access controls, and regular security assessments.

9. Data Retention

We retain your personal data for as long as necessary for the purposes outlined in this policy or as required by applicable laws. If you have questions about specific retention periods, please contact us.

10. Third-Party Links

Our website or services may contain links to third-party websites or services. Please note that we are not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third parties.

11. Children's Privacy

Our services are not intended for children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal data from children. If you believe we have inadvertently collected data from a child, please contact us to request its deletion.

12. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our data handling practices or legal requirements. We will notify you of any material changes through appropriate means. The updated policy will be effective as of the "Last Updated" date.

13. Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or your personal data, please contact us at:

Email: hello@gi-cg.com

Website: www.gi-cg.com/contact

Phone: +2 02 251 7064 1/2/3/6/7