Privacy Policy

Last updated on May 22, 2018

 

 

Thank you for visiting www.gearengineer.com!

 

At Gator Engineering & Aquifer Restoration, Inc., we appreciate your visit and interest in our company and services. The GEAR Team is committed to maintaining strong and meaningful privacy protections for those who visit our website. Our privacy policy is designed to inform you about the information we collect and how we use it, as well as your options regarding the information we collect from you.

 

It is important to us to protect your privacy and personal data. To ensure transparency and security, our privacy statement as set forth below will inform you about the nature, scope, and purpose of the personal data that we process.

 

We reserve the right to update this privacy policy at any time without prior notice. If a change in policy took place, GEAR will alert users with a website pop-up notice; your continued use of the website and/or its services will constitute your consent to the updated policy. Use the “Last Updated” date in this policy to determine when it was last changed.

 

 

1. Purposes of the Data Processing

 

    GEAR collects your personal data in order to:

 

  • Improve our websites and services;

 

  • Answer questions or follow-up comments that you submit to us via our website’s contact form;

 

  • Gather information necessary to contact you in case you use our “Join Our Team” form;

 

  • And, to better market relevant content using anonymous or pseudonymized personal data;

 

 

2. Technical and Organizational Data Protection

 

GEAR’s website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to showcase our services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases, and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. While we use all reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your data submitted through our websites.

 

Cookies on Visit:

 

When you visit our website, automatically collect information about your visits, such as your date and time of visit, browser type, your IP address, and the referring website. This collection may be done in conjunction with third-party providers (see data processors list below). We may receive from them general demographic or usage data of our site visitors. We do not use automatically collected information to identify you personally. Such information is typically collected using web cookies. Popular browsers can generally be set to disable or delete individual cookies. See below for the types of cookies we use and their respective purposes.

 

  • Required Cookies: enable the navigation, safety, and basic functionality of the websites.

 

  • Functional Cookies: allow us to analyze your website usage (e.g. entry page, keywords, or region), so we can better understand our visitor demographics.

 

We do not share your personal information (such as name or email) to third-party providers outside of site visit data collected directly by Functional Cookies, though your site visit data may be linked with other personal information collected elsewhere by such third-party providers. Such external data processing is governed by the privacy policies of these third-party providers.

 

See below for descriptions about the cookies used on our website and how you can opt out of them.

 

Wix.com (Required Cookies)

Our website’s host, Wix.com, stores various cookies that are required for the navigation and usage of the website. Learn more from their apps’ Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Opt-out: You can configure your browser to disable these Required Cookies. This may reduce site functionality.

 

Google Analytics (Functional Cookies)

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc. (“Google”). Learn more from their Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Opt-out: Download the browser plugin “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on” here.

 

WEB-STAT (Functional Cookies)

Our website uses WEB-STAT, a web analysis service of Web Tracking Services, LLC. Learn more from their Privacy Policy and their GDPR Policy

Opt-out: You can configure your browser to disable these Functional Cookies.

 

POWr (Functional Cookies)

Our website uses an information processing tool of POWr to process information from our “Join Our Team” form. Learn more from their Privacy Policy and their Terms of Service

Opt-out: You can configure your browser to disable these Functional Cookies.

 

 

3. Categories of Personal Data

 

Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. GEAR collects, processes, or uses the following personal data if you provide it to us:

 

  • Name, email, phone, job title, and any other data that you have provided while contacting us, especially using the “Contact” or “Join Our Team” forms on our website.

 

  • In order to improve our websites and services, we also collect data sent by your web browser, e.g., information about your browser, your IP address, and your operating system. 

 

4. Data recipients

 

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third-parties. We do not share your personal information, except as provided in this Privacy Policy.

 

We use third-party data processors to process personal data on our behalf.

 

Our website may also include social media features (e.g., share, follow or like buttons). Such features are provided by third-party social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook. Where data is collected this way, its processing is governed by the privacy policy of the respective social media platforms.

 

Our content may link to third party websites to provide relevant references. We are not responsible for such external content, which may contain separate privacy policies and data processing disclosures.

We may disclose your personal information if required by law, regulation, or other legal subpoena or warrant. We may also disclose your personal information to a regulatory or law enforcement agency if we believe it to be necessary to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of GEAR, its customers or any third party.

 

5. Email communications

 

If you have given us your email for communication purposes through our “Join Our Team” form, or our “Contact Form”, we may use your data to contact you. You may revoke your consent to being contacted by sending an email to our Data Protection Officer requesting to have your contact information removed.

 

6. Rights and Contact Info

 

Upon request, our Data Protection Officer will provide you with information as to whether and what personal data we store in relation to you. Should your personal data be incorrect, you may have it rectified. You may also revoke your consent to use your personal data in the future, in whole or in parts, or request deletion of your personal data.

Please feel free to direct such requests to our Data Protection Officer at:

 

Gator Engineering & Aquifer Restoration, Inc.

Attn - Data Protection Officer

1928 Boothe Circle

Longwood, FL 32750

Email: hector@gearengineer.com

 

7. Data Processors Information

Wix - GEAR’s web host and information processing provider for our “Contact” form:

https://www.wix.com/about/privacy

https://support.wix.com/en/article/cookies-and-your-wix-site

https://www.wix.com/about/app-market-terms

 

POWr - third-party information processing provider for our “Join Our Team” form:  

https://www.powr.io/privacy

https://www.powr.io/terms

https://powr-support.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000278313

 

WEB-STATS - third-party provider for our website’s traffic analytics: 

https://www.web-stat.com/help_privacy_policy.htm

https://www.web-stat.com/help_gdpr2.htm

 

Google Analytics - third-party provider for our website’s traffic analytics: 

https://policies.google.com/privacy/update?hl=en&gl=us

https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html

https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

- Data Protection Officer -

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