Privacy & Data Protection

BOON Gifts

This is a supporting document to our core Privacy & Data Protection document and must be read in conjuntion with the core document and any other relevant supporting documents.

This document is relevant for users of our Gift Finder website, www.boon.gifts or sub-domains like merchants.boon.gifts.

What data do we collect?

We may collect and process any of the personal data listed below:

  • Identity information such as your names and title.
  • Contact information such as your e-mail address or phone number.
  • Marketing and communication information helping us understand your preferences regarding 'if', 'how' and 'when' we should contact you, and what you would like to be contacted about.
  • Financial information such as your payment method and card association used to process your payments for your sponsorship requests. We do not store or process your card details ourselves, they are processed and stored via one of our contracted third party service providers. We encrypt your payment card details in your browser and securely transfer this data to our relevant third party payment provider to process a payment.
  • Transaction information such as details about transactions you have made on our website including the payments to and from you along with other details of services you have purchased from us.

How do we collect data?

Your data may be acquired with any of these methods:

  • You may provide personal data directly when submitting and fulfilling a sponsorship request or submitting a feedback form.

What do we do with your personal data?

Below is a list of how we use your personal data, as well as the lawful basis on which we rely to process it.

  • Manage our relationship with you, such as notifications about changes to our policies, or requesting you to provide feedback.
    This action may use any or all of this data; identity, contact, and marketing and communication information.
    We rely on any of these legal bases; our necessity to comply with legal obligation, to perform a contract with you, our legitimate interests.
  • Enable you to provide us with feedback.
    This action may use any or all of this data; identity, contact, and marketing and communication information.
    We rely on our legitimate interest to learn about your experience with our services.
  • Process and confirm payment for sponsored product advertising.
    This action may use any or all of this data; identity, contact, financial and transaction.
    We rely on any of these legal bases; our necessity to comply with legal obligation, to perform a contract with you, our legitimate interests, and your consent.

Email communications and marketing are basic communications for our users who are interested in the company's actions. These communications may include, but may not be limited to, requests for feedback, news, and notifications about updates to our policies. We will get your express opt-in consent before sharing any of your personal data with external companies for marketing purposes. You may opt out of communications at any time by unsubscribing on an e-mail, or contacting [email protected].

We may disclose your data to third parties

In accordance with the rules set out in this document, we may disclose your data to any third parties which fit a profile below. Any of these companies and services may act inside or outside the EU, and will be required to respect the security of your personal data, and treat it in accordance with the law. These third parties are only allowed to use your data for our purposes in accordance with our instructions, not for their own purposes.

  • Various Affiliate Networks who track your purchases made via the site. An Affiliate Network is a network that acts as an intermediary between our Site which features products and services and the retailers who create or sell those products and services.
  • In order to facilitate any payments made on our site, we facilitate the sharing of your Financial information with payment providers.

Our Use of Cookies

Some of our uses of persistent cookies are listed below;

  • A list of your favourited gifts (accessible from the top right button)

Third-Party Websites

We use services allowing you to share our website and services on social media platforms. These websites and services (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Whatsapp) may create cookies to aid in their services.

We use Yandex Metrica to view aggregated use data of the website. They create cookies to help perform this tracking. Yandex Metrica also stores information about the way in which you use our website. This includes but is not limited to; cursor position and click tracking, dwell times, information about your computer, your IP adress and locale.

We use Stripe to complete Financial transations. They tell us that you have paid and, when relevant and/or necessary they will provide us with your Contact data and Transaction data. We also might engage third party contractors to provide us with technical or delivery services that are related to your account with us.

Last updated: 24/10/2019