Privacy Policy

  • Our website address is: https://gagabyteswebsolutions.com.

    Gagabytes Web Solutions also known as Gagabytes
    #8 Vallejo Street
    Chrysanthemum Village
    San Pedro, Laguna
    Philippines 4023

  • Comments

    When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

    An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

    Media

    If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

    Contact forms & Support Ticket
    If you communicate with Gagabytes Web Solutions, Gagabytes Web Solutions may collect information relating to that communication whether it takes the form of e-mail, letter, forum posting, testimonials or any other form of communication between you and Gagabytes Web Solutions or submitted by you to the Website.

    Cookies

    If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

    If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

    When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

    If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

    Embedded content from other websites

    Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

    These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

    Google Analytics

    Google provide the analytics service that allows Gagabytes Web Solutions to review the usage of its website.  This includes approximate location information, IP address, usage statistics.  This service is provided by Google under their standard contract of service that Gagabytes Web Solutions cannot change.  Therefore, Gagabytes Web Solutions must rely on Google’s privacy statements.  Google Analytics privacy policy can be found at: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

    Client Area

    WHMCS provide the billing software service that allows Gagabytes Web Solutions to automate the business under the standard contract of service. Thus, Gagabytes must rely on WHMCS’s privacy statements which can be found on https://www.whmcs.com/privacy-policy/

    Domain Registrations

    GAGABYTES WEB SOLUTIONS process domain registration through NameSilo, which helps Gagabytes different when it comes to transmitting your personal information to  domain registries, as a result of that, preventing disclosure of personal information in WHOIS as WHOIS privacy service is now free and you should enabled that in your cart.  

    • All existing customer accounts will be updated to utilize our Free WHOIS Privacy by default for all new domain registrations and transfers. This change will not affect existing domains in your account. This change only affects the default WHOIS privacy setting for new domains that you register/transfer in the future.
    • All new customer accounts will default to utilizing WHOIS privacy for new domains
    • Any domains added to your cart before you are logged in will default to using WHOIS privacy
    • We will alert you during the checkout process if domains in your cart are not utilizing WHOIS privacy
    • We’ve improved the way we describe our practices and how we explain the options you have to update, manage, and delete your data
    • Any domain contacts which specify a country in the EU/EEA will need to opt-in to disabling WHOIS privacy via an email sent to each contact which explains their options and asks for their consent to have their information published in public WHOIS
  • Data is shared as part of the usage of the website with companies outside of Gagabytes Web Solutions that allow us to process your data.  These are:

    Google Analytics

    Google provide the analytics service that allows Gagabytes Web Solutions to review the usage of its website.  This includes approximate location information, IP address, usage statistics.  This service is provided by Google under their standard contract of service that Gagabytes Web Solutions cannot change.  Therefore, Gagabytes Web Solutions must rely on Google’s privacy statements.  Google Analytics privacy policy can be found at: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

    WHOIS DATA

    GAGABYTES WEB SOLUTIONS process domain registration through NameSilo, which helps Gagabytes different when it comes to transmitting your personal information to  domain registries, as a result of that, preventing disclosure of personal information in WHOIS as WHOIS privacy service is now free and you should enabled that in your cart.  

    Most domain registrations require publishing contact-related information in WHOIS (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WHOIS). With most registrars this process, by default, involves transmitting your personal information to the registries responsible for the top-level domains in your account(s).  

    It is still possible for you to transmit and publish your personal information in WHOIS by explicitly disabling WHOIS privacy on a per domain or account-level basis; however, you have to explicitly request that this be done via our site.

  • If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

    For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

  • If your Gagabytes account is cancelled all of your personal information is placed in “deactivated” status in our databases. Even though your account may be deactivated, that does not mean your personal information has been deleted from our databases. We will retain and use your personal information as necessary in order to meet our legal obligations.

  • As Data subject, your rights in relation to this service are as follows:

    Purpose

    Legal Basis

    The right to be informed

    We will publish this notice on our website and will also include this as part of our contract with you.  This notice will serve as our information to you on your rights and how we use your data

    The right of access

    You have the right to know what information we hold on you for this service.  If you seek this information then please contact us and we can provide this once we have established your identity.

    The right to rectification

    If any of the information that we hold upon you is inaccurate then please let us know and we will rectify this.

    The right to erasure

    Your right to erasure of data is not absolute and data will be retained in line with the data retention policy that is stated as part of this notice.

    The right to restrict processing

    You have the right to ask us to stop processing your data for a given time and we have the right to restrict your access and processing using the website.  This will either be because you ask us to, or there is a dispute valid reason to do so.  If practical we will inform you if we restrict processing your data for any time, the reason behind this and any effects that this will have upon you.

    The right to data portability

    You will have no rights to data portability where 6.1.f legitimate interests are used as our legal basis for processing of your data.  In relation to 6.1.b contract or 6.1.a consent you can request the data from us as the controller and we will agree a format with you if this data can be provided to you lawfully.

    The right to object

    You have the right to object to the processing that we undertake.  Please see the section ‘Your right to complain’ below for instructions on how to do this.

    Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

    Automated decision making is not used so will not affect your rights and freedoms.

    If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

  • Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

  • You may contact Gagabytes Web Solutions by going to the Contact Page:
    https://gagabyteswebsolutions.com/contact/

  • Our website address is: https://gagabyteswebsolutions.com and https://gagabytes.com

    Gagabytes Web Solutions also known as Gagabytes
    #8 Vallejo Street
    Chrysanthemum Village
    San Pedro, Laguna
    Philippines 4023

  • We use security measures to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. When you enter sensitive information on our web site forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using Transport Layer Security (TLS). 

  • Plugin: Smush

    Note: Smush does not interact with end users on your website. The only input option Smush has is to a newsletter subscription for site admins only. If you would like to notify your users of this in your privacy policy, you can use the information below.

    Smush sends images to the WPMU DEV servers to optimize them for web use. This includes the transfer of EXIF data. The EXIF data will either be stripped or returned as it is. It is not stored on the WPMU DEV servers.

    Plugin: Defender Pro

    Third parties

    This site may be using WPMU DEV third-party cloud storage to store backups of its audit logs where personal information is collected.

    Additional data

    This site creates and stores an activity log that capture the IP address, username, email address and tracks user activity (like when a user makes a comment). Information will be stored locally for 30 days and remotely for 1 year. Information on remote logs cannot be cleared for security purposes.