Data Protection Policy
GB DRIVERS MARKET respects the privacy of customers and users of its platform. This Data Protection Policy lays down provisions on the protection and processing (collection, processing, use and disclosure) of the personal data collected by GB DRIVERS MARKET from customers and users of its platform.
GB DRIVERS MARKET observes the German Data Protection Act (Datenschutzgesetz) and the data protection law of the EU (collectively “applicable data protection law”). Customers and users need to provide their personal data to use GB DRIVERS MARKET’s services.
2. Types of Personal Data
2.1 Data collected directly from customers/users to implement a contract.
GB DRIVERS MARKET collects the following data from its customers and users:
Basic data (first name and surname (including title), email address) when a customer/user fills out the contact form, Data on the Listing posted, Data on the services/products provided by GB DRIVERS MARKET, Data on contact between users and customers, between customers themselves and contact to GB DRIVERS MARKET (including copies of all messages that are sent directly through the GB DRIVERS MARKET platform).
2.2 Data collected automatically to optimise services (analytics tools)
2.2.1 Usage analysis by GB DRIVERS MARKET
GB DRIVERS MARKET analyses customer/user behaviour on its platform using cookies. Cookies are packets of data that are sent from GB DRIVERS MARKET’s web server to your browser, saved on your computer and retrieved by the web server again during subsequent visits. Cookies store information on use of the platform and enable GB DRIVERS MARKET to improve the user experience. To do so, information on the browser type, elements of the platform visited, the user’s IP address, the operating system used, and customers’ and users’ Internet settings can be collected. For example, disabling cookies will impede user experience on the GB DRIVERS MARKET platform.
The customer/user can delete existing cookies from their browser and prevent further cookies from being saved at any time. However, disabling cookies can impair the functions of the GB DRIVERS MARKET platform.
2.2.2 Usage analysis by Google Analytics
3. Intended Use of The Data Collected
GB DRIVERS MARKET processes customer/user data for the following purposes:
- to perform contracts/services (to post advertisements, establish contact between customers and users, process orders),
- to safeguard payment transactions between customers and users,
- to communicate with customers and users,
- to fulfil legal obligations,
- to perform credit checks on customers and users,
- to improve GB DRIVERS MARKET’s products and services and their position on the market,
- to compile statistics on contact made through the GB DRIVERS MARKET platform.
4. Data Processing by Third Parties in Germany And Abroad
GB DRIVERS MARKET may also have personal data processed by third parties in Germany and/or abroad for the purpose of running the platform and for the purposes stated in Section 3.
4.1 Categories of external service providers
Such recipients of personal data include suppliers in the field of payment services, password administration, and data centres for storing and processing the data collected. When doing so, GB DRIVERS MARKET ensures that adequate assurance is given to protect the personal data in accordance with the applicable data protection law and that corresponding agreements have been concluded with each of the external suppliers.
GB DRIVERS MARKET’s servers are located in Germany and run by a US host provider. For development and testing, GB DRIVERS MARKET uses servers and stores some user data in the EU.
5. Data Security
GB DRIVERS MARKET does not pass its customers’ data on to third parties under any circumstances, except for to the external service providers in accordance with Section 4, and solely uses their data for the purposes stated in Section 3. GB DRIVERS MARKET also uses state-of-the-art technology to take the usual steps to protect the data. However, GB DRIVERS MARKET provides no guarantee for the security of customer data. It is the customer’s responsibility to produce an up-to-date backup of the data transmitted and to save it off the platform.
6. Customers' and Users' Rights
GB DRIVERS MARKET’s customers and users have the right to inspect or update their data or to have it amended or erased. This is subject to statutory retention requirements. They can restrict the processing of their personal data in addition to this. To assert these rights, GB DRIVERS MARKET’s customers and users should contact the following address: [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Customers and/or users have the right to object to the processing of their personal data at any time. If they object to this, the contract between GB DRIVERS MARKET and the customer or user will be terminated without notice. Payment obligations that the customer is contractually bound to will remain unaffected.
If GB DRIVERS MARKET fails to observe the applicable data protection law, customers and users have the right to make a complaint to the competent supervisory authority.
7. Storage of Customer and User Data
GB DRIVERS MARKET stores the personal data it has collected from customers and users for as long as necessary to fulfil its contractual and legal obligations and to meet the purposes stated in Section 3. As soon as the purposes stated in Section 3 have been met, GB DRIVERS MARKET will erase the remaining personal data immediately. GB DRIVERS MARKET’s legal retention obligations will remain.
Questions regarding GB DRIVERS MARKET’s data processing practices can be sent to the following address: E-Mail: email@example.com