For users living in the European Economic Area (‘EEA’) and the United Kingdom, the following addendum applies, the terms of which prevail over the contradictory provisions of this Privacy Policy for EEA/UK residents only.

1 – Data Controller

For the purposes of data protection law, the controller is Geek Impulse (“we,” “us,” or “our”), comprising of Geek Impulse, Inc, of 5319 University Dr., STE 81, Irvine, Ca. 92612, and its affiliated companies, as appropriate.

2 – ADDENDUM TO TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

In general, as mentioned above, “Types of Information We Collect” collect information from individuals in the EEA/UK in a similar way and for comparable legitimate business purposes.

3 – OUR LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING

Our legal basis for processing your personal data will typically be one of the following:

Consent – By completing a form on the website, you have actively given your informed consent to our processing of your personal data, or have implied your consent with another affirmative act.

Legitimate Interests – In the processing of your personal data, we have a legitimate interest and our motives for it do not circumvent your data privacy rights. In processing your personal information, our valid interests are:

  1. To ensure our website(s) meets the high standard of usability and security you would expect;
  2. To help us identify areas for improvement;
  3. To enable us to communicate effectively regarding services we offer; and
  4. To enable us to process candidate applications, contacts, queries, or complaints.

Legal Obligation – To comply with our legal or regulatory obligations, it is important for us to process your personal data for us or another Geek Impulse, Inc business.

Contractual Obligation – We need to process your personal details in order to conduct the tasks associated with a contract to which you are a party, or to take action before you enter into a contract at your request.

4 – Your Data Rights

EEA and UK residents have several other rights specified in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018, in addition to their rights of access and correction (rectification) mentioned above in ‘Data Controller’.

Consent Withdrawal – Based on your rights, you have the right to revoke your consent in relation to our processing of your personal data.

  • You can unsubscribe from our marketing e-mails at any time using our e-mail preferences page, or by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link.
  • If located in the United Kingdom or European Union, you can opt-out of EDAA members’ online advertising networks and behavioral advertising through the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA)’s consumer opt-out page here.

Erasure – You have the right to ask us to recommend, in some cases, that your personal data be deleted.

Restriction of Processing – You have the right to request that we limit, in some cases, the processing of your data.

Object to Processing – You have a right to object to your personal data being used or disclosed.

Data Portability – In some cases, you have the right to ask us to transmit your personal data to you or another organization.

In compliance with the law, we process all requests, and there may be legal reasons why we do not satisfy all requests.

If you wish to send a submission, please email us at [email protected] We’ve got one month to reply to you. You are not expected to pay any fee for your rights to be exercised.

5 – INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER

We operate in the United States and use authorized data transfer mechanisms (such as EU Standard Contractual Clauses) to transfer, store and process personal data outside the EEA/UK to ensure that your personal data is properly safeguarded.

U.S. Privacy Shield

Geek Impulse participates in and has certified our compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. We are committed to subjecting all personal data received from European Union (EU) member countries and the United Kingdom, in reliance on the Privacy Shield Framework, to the Framework’s applicable Principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Framework, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List.

We are responsible for the processing of personal data received, under the Privacy Shield Framework, and subsequent transfers to a third party acting as an agent on its behalf. We comply with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of personal data from the EU and the UK, including the onward transfer liability provisions.

With respect to personal data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Framework, we are subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third-party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://www.jamsadr.com/file-an-eu-us-privacy-shield-claim.

Under certain conditions, more fully described on the Privacy Shield website, you may be entitled to invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.

6 – Cookies

With your permission, we use cookies, as mentioned above (“Information We Collect Automatically”), to help us evaluate, develop, secure and market our website and services and to support features that enhance your browsing experience. Our cookie policy helps you to learn more about how and why we use cookies.

7 – QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

If you have any comments or questions or are worried about how we have dealt with any privacy issues, you can contact us using the following details:

Attn: Data Collection Officer, Geek Impulse, Inc, of 5319 University Dr., STE 81, Irvine, Ca. 92612

Complaints (UK)

You also have the right to lodge a complaint about our processing of your personal information with the Information Commissioner’s Office, which is the Supervisory Authority in the UK. Contact details are as follows: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or 0303 123 1113 or [email protected]

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