Privacy Policy - Gold Dust
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Privacy Policy

Welcome to Gold Dust Web Solutions LLC!

(Hereinafter referred to as “Gold Dust”).

Gold Dust values your privacy and the protection of your personal data. This privacy policy describes what information we collect from you, how we collect it, how we use it, how we obtain your consent, how long we keep it in our databases and, if necessary, with whom we share it.

By using the website, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. Your use of the website is also subject to our terms and conditions. In this privacy policy, the words “website” refers to Gold Dust website, “we”, “us”, “our” and “Gold Dust” refers to Gold Dust Web Solutions LLC and “you”, “client” and “user” refers to you, the user of Gold Dust.

This privacy policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of the website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates. This privacy policy has been prepared and is maintained in accordance with all applicable national and international laws and regulations and, in particular, with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the Washington DC data protection regulations.

  1. GENERAL INFORMATION

The personal data of the users that are collected and processed through the website:

  • https://golddust.co

Will be under responsibility and in charge of: Gold Dust Web Solutions LLC.

  1. TYPES OF INFORMATION GATHERED

The information we collect from our users helps us to personalize and continually improve the user experience on the website. These are the types of information we collect:

Information You Give Us. You can provide us with information when you visit the website, subscribe to our newsletter, make a payment and/or contact us through our contact form or contact information. As a result of those actions, you might supply us with the following information:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Any additional information relating to you that you provide to us directly or indirectly through our website or online presence such as ‘cookies’.

Gold Dust will not collect any personally identifiable information about you, unless you provide it.

Information Collected Automatically: By visiting the website, you may automatically provide us with the following information:

  • Your IP address
  • Referring URLs

If you access the website through a mobile phone, we will collect the following information:

  • Mobile device ID
  • IP address

Payment data: Your payment information will be processed by the payment processors available on the website (Stripe, PayPal), which will process and store your data securely and for the sole purpose of processing the payment of donations. Gold Dust reserves the right to contract any payment platform available on the market, which treats your data for the sole purpose of processing the payments.

See the privacy policy of Stripe and PayPal here:

GOOGLE Analytics. We use Google Analytics provided by Google, Inc. of the United States (“Google”). These tools and technologies collect and analyze certain types of information, such as IP addresses, device and software identifiers, referring and exit URLs, feature usage metrics and statistics, media access control address (MAC address), unique mobile device identifiers and other similar information through the use of cookies. The information generated by Google Analytics (including your IP address) may be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We use GOOGLE Analytics data collection for data analysis, marketing purposes and to improve the website.

Please consult Google’s privacy policy here:

Social Media: On our website you will find links and functions linked to different social networks, where you can share your information. It is advisable to consult the privacy and data protection policy of each social network used on our website.

Contact information: We may access some personal information about the user, such as name and email address, when the user or any third party communicates with us through our contact information. Personal information provided through our contact information is not stored on any Gold Dust server and will be stored on the respective server of our email service.

  1. HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR DATA

Personal data provided by users through the website will be kept for the time necessary to offer our website, process donations and/or until the user decides to unsubscribe to our newsletter or requests the deletion of their data. Gold Dust may be allowed to retain personal data for a longer period whenever the user has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, Gold Dust may be obliged to retain personal data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority. Once the retention period expires, personal data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

  1. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION.

In general, we use the information we collect primarily to provide, maintain, protect and improve our current website. We use personal information collected through our website as described below:

  • Process payment of donations.
  • Display relevant advertising within the website.
  • Understand and improve your experience on our website.
  • Respond to your comments or questions through our contact information.
  • Send you emails through our newsletter related to Gold Dust content.
  • Marketing purposes of Gold Dust.
  1. HOW DO YOU GET MY CONSENT?

By using the website, making a donation, subscribing to our newsletter, contacting us through our contact form or contact details and providing us with personal information to communicate with you, you consent to our collection, storage and use of your information on the terms contained in this privacy policy. You may withdraw your consent by sending us your request via the contact information. You can withdraw your consent by sending us your request via the contact information.

  1. HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION

Users’ personal information is an important and fundamental part of Gold Dust. Under no circumstances will we sell or share information with third parties that has not been previously authorized by the user or owner of the personal data. We share user information solely and exclusively as described below:

Third-Party Service Providers. We use the services of third parties to perform certain functions on our behalf and through our website. Examples include creating and hosting the website, processing payments (Stripe, PayPal), sending emails, analyzing data (Google Analytics), displaying ads on the website, providing marketing assistance, and delivering search results and links.

These third-party services and tools may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use that information for other purposes. Information shared with these third-party services will be treated and stored in accordance with their respective privacy policies and our privacy policy.

Email marketing: We use the information provided by users to conduct marketing campaigns and send relevant information to our users. By providing us with your e-mail address, you authorize us to use your information for e-mail marketing. We will use third party services to conduct email marketing, so we may share your email address with some of these third parties for the sole and exclusive purpose of sending emails through email marketing and in accordance with our privacy policy.

Business Transfers. In the event that Gold Dust creates, merges with, or is acquired by another entity, your information will most likely be transferred. Gold Dust will email you or place a prominent notice on our website before your information becomes subject to another privacy policy.

Protection of Gold Dust and others. We release personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce or apply our terms and conditions and other agreements, or protect the rights, property, or safety of Gold Dust, our users or others.

With Your Consent. Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when personally identifiable information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.

Anonymous Information. Gold Dust uses the anonymous browsing information collected automatically by our servers primarily to help us administer and improve the website. This information is not personally identifiable.

  1. PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION

We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you provide through the website. We restrict authorized access to your personal information to those persons who have a legitimate purpose to know that information and to those persons you have authorized to have access to that information. Gold Dust follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once Gold Dust receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while Gold Dust strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

  1. RIGHTS

Users who provide information through our website, as data subjects and data owners, have the right to access, rectify, download or delete their information, as well as to restrict and object to certain processing of their information. While some of these rights apply generally, others apply only in certain limited circumstances. We describe these rights below:

  • Access and portability: to access and know what information is stored in our servers, you can send us your request through our contact information.
  • Rectify, Restrict, Limit and/or Delete: You can also rectify, restrict, limit or delete much of your information.
  • Right to be informed: Users of our website will be informed, upon request, about what data we collect, how it is used, how long it is retained and whether it is shared with third parties.
  • Object: When we process your information based on our legitimate interests as explained above, or in the public interest, you may object to this processing in certain circumstances. In such cases, we will stop processing your information unless we have compelling legitimate reasons to continue processing it or where it is necessary for legal reasons.
  • Revoke consent: Where you have previously given your consent, such as to allow us to process and store your personal information, you have the right to revoke your consent to the processing and storage of your information at any time. For example, you may withdraw your consent by updating your settings. In certain cases, we may continue to process your information after you have withdrawn your consent if we have a legal basis for doing so or if your withdrawal of consent was limited to certain processing activities.
  • Complaint: If you wish to file a complaint about our use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local supervisory authority. Users can exercise all these rights by contacting us through the contact information or the contact page.
  • Rights related to automated decision-making, including profiling: website users may request that we provide a copy of the automated processing activities we conduct if they believe that data is being unlawfully processed.

Users or owners of the personal information they provide through the website may exercise these rights over their personal information at any time and without any limitation by sending us their request through our contact information.

 

  1. CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION

We meet the requirements of data protection regulations, regarding the protection of the personal data of minors. Although the website is available for all ages, we do not collect any information from children under 13 years of age without the respective permission of their parents or legal guardians. If you become aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information without the permission of a parent or legal guardian, please contact us. If we become aware that a minor has provided us with personal information without parental or legal guardian permission, we will take steps to delete that information.

  1. THIRD PARTIES

Except as otherwise expressly included in this privacy policy, this document addresses only the use and disclosure of information that Gold Dust collects from you. If you disclose your information to other persons or third parties, whether they are other Gold Dust affiliates providing the services displayed on the website, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to these third parties. Gold Dust does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. Gold Dust is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites, including those linked to our website through affiliate content. Please check the privacy policies of these third parties before sharing or disclosing your personal information.

  1. CONTACT US

If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy and the handling and security of your data, please contact us through the contact information below:

Gold Dust Web Solutions LLC
1510 Wisconsin Ave NW #240
Washington, DC 20007

(202) 505-3421