NOTICE FOR EU or UK USERS OF GONGSHOWGEAR.COM AND EU or UK CUSTOMERS OF GONGSHOW GEAR INC.:
LICENCE AND ACCESS
GONGSHOW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES DESCRIPTIONS
Gongshow attempts to be as accurate as possible with its product and service descriptions. However, Gongshow does not warrant that descriptions of the GONGSHOW® Products and Services or other content related to GONGSHOW® Products and Services is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by Gongshow itself is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in an unused condition. Gongshow reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, update, change, adjust or otherwise make amendments, at any time, and without prior notice, to its descriptions of the GONGSHOW® Products and Services, warranties and prices, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation to address errors, product discontinuation, cost adjustments, changing market conditions or any other business or regulatory factors.
The Website can be accessed from anywhere worldwide where there is access to the internet and where the Website has not been blocked by a third party. You understand that, due to governmental restrictions in some areas, some or all of the GONGSHOW® Products and Services may not be available for purchase to persons or entities residing in certain jurisdictions or geographical areas. Gongshow reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to exclude or otherwise limit the provision of any GONGSHOW® Products and Services to a person or entity residing in any jurisdiction or geographical area where such restrictions apply. Gongshow does not represent or warrant that any GONGSHOW® Products and Services will be available for purchase by You through this Website, nor through the sites of its authorized distributors. Where jurisdictional limitations affect You and your ability to access GONGSHOW® Products and Services, You agree not to attempt to redirect GONGSHOW® Products and Services from other jurisdictions to You and acknowledge that any initiative on your part to do so may be unlawful, and expose You to legal sanctions.
PRICING AND PAYMENT
Please note that Gongshow may not be able to confirm the price of an item until You order GONGSHOW® Products and Services. Despite Gongshow’s best efforts, a small number of the items in Gongshow’s catalogue may be mispriced. If an item's correct price is higher than Gongshow’s stated price, Gongshow will, at its discretion, either contact You for instructions before shipping or cancel your order and notify You of such cancellation.
You understand that You will have to provide credit card or other payment information (the “Information”) to Gongshow or its service providers in order to be able to purchase GONGSHOW® Products and Services. You represent that You have the authority to provide the Information and that the Information is or will be accurate and complete. Gongshow or its service providers will use the Information to charge You for any GONGSHOW® Products and Services that You ask to purchase. If You do not wish to provide the Information, Gongshow will not be able to process to your purchase request.
All prices are subject to applicable state/provincial, federal and harmonized sales and goods and services taxes, handling charges and shipping charges. All orders for shipment outside of Canada may be subject to additional taxes, shipping charges, tariffs, customs and duties, all of which shall be paid and provided for solely by You.
YOUR ACCOUNT & CONSENT
Gongshow may, from time to time, sell GONGSHOW® Products and Services for children, but it sells them to adults who are age of majority and who can purchase them with a credit card or other permitted payment method. If You have or care for a child under the age of majority according to the place of your residence, your child may only purchase GONGSHOW® Products and Services from this Website with your supervision and involvement as their parent or guardian. Gongshow reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in its sole discretion for any violation of the conditions relating to the use of your account.
By setting up an account with Gongshow or by consenting to the participation of others in any offerings or programs of Gongshow in connection with your account, You hereby consent to receiving electronic communications regarding Gongshow, including any offers and advertisements by Gongshow, to the email address you provide where the provision of implied consent is permitted under the law where you reside. If the You do not wish to receive such electronic communications, You should advise Gongshow as soon as possible following the establishment of your account and/or enrollment in an offering or program made available by Gongshow, by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
In instances where positive consent is required by law for You to receive further electronic messages from Gongshow after setting up your account, you will be prompted to provide consent and if you refuse to do so, this may affect your ability to participate in offerings and programs made available by Gongshow.
SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT COMPETITION
Employees of Gongshow and their immediate families are ineligible to enter. Entrants may enter as many times as they like.
The "Promotion Period" begins on the first day of every month, and ends on the last day of every month.
The prize winner will be notified with a comment on their eligible photo entry on Instagram by the 2nd business day of every month.
Gongshow assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications, line failure, theft, destruction, alteration, or unauthorised access to entries.
Gongshow’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Prizes cannot be varied or exchanged for cash and are not transferable.
REWARDS POINTS PROGRAM
The GONGER NATION™ REWARDS PROGRAM (“Rewards Program”) is a program and GONGSHOW® service designed by Gongshow to reward its customers for their loyalty and participation. The following information will additionally govern your participation in any and all Rewards Program offers:
- Eligibility: You will be automatically entered into the GONGSHOW® Rewards Program and be eligible to receive reward points (“Reward Points”) when you create an account with Gongshow and participate according the guidelines and criteria for the program. You may opt-out of participating in the Rewards Program at any time. Depending on the jurisdiction where you reside, You may not be eligible to participate in the Rewards Program.
- Additional Loyalty Discount Offers: Provided that your email settings do not prevent You from participating in the Rewards Program, You will also be entitled to receive additional, exclusive Reward Points offerings and offers available only to the Rewards Program members. With every purchase, your status in the Rewards Program grows, increasing your pre-set rewards discounts. Moreover, this will also increase and improve your exclusive additional Rewards Points offers.
- Social Media Guidelines: You can also earn Rewards Points through social media. For instance, two (2) Rewards Points will be rewarded each time You “share” one of Gongshow’s products on its website via Facebook, Twitter, Google+, or Pinterest. That means You can earn up to eight (8) Rewards Points per product by “sharing” the same product on all four (4) social media platforms. You can in relation to your account “share” a maximum of five (5) products per day (i.e. You can earn up to forty (40) Rewards Points a day if You “share” five (5) products on all four (4) social media platforms).
- Resolving Disputes: In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by You and other participants using the same email account, You will be the authorized account subscriber if you are a natural person who is assigned the email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization, which is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. You as the authorized subscriber of the email account at the actual time of enrollment will be deemed to control the account and ensure compliance with the terms and conditions governing the Rewards Program and access to the benefits of Rewards Points. The Gongshow reserves the right to prosecute any fraudulent activities to the full extent of the law.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THE LAWS OF CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC'S CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE BELOW DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY MIGHT NOT APPLY TO YOU IN WHOLE OR IN PART, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
THE GONGSHOW® PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS AND OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU BY GONGSHOW THROUGH THE WEBSITE AND THE GONGSHOW® PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. GONGSHOW MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE OR THE FITNESS FOR PURPOSE OF THE GONGSHOW® PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR IN ASSOCIATION WITH GONGSHOW® PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND GONGSHOW® PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, AND UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY STATED BY GONGSHOW, GONGSHOW DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY AND FITNESS OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, INFORMATION, CONTENT, AND MATERIALS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GONGSHOW DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE GONGSHOW® PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OTHER PRODUCTS OR OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR IN ASSOCIATION WITH GONGSHOW® PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, VIA POST, COURIER, GROUND OR AIR DELIVERY, ITS SERVERS, EMAIL OR BY OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION/TRANSMISSION, ARE FREE OF DEFECTS, CONTAMINANTS, VIRUSES, MALWARE, SPYWARE, OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS/COMPONENTS.
GONGSHOW WILL NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FOR ANY COMPUTER, TELEPHONE, CABLE, NETWORK, SATELLITE, ELECTRONIC, OR INTERNET HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE MALFUNCTIONS, FAILURES, CONNECTIONS, AVAILABILITY, OR GARBLED OR JUMBLED TRANSMISSIONS, OR SERVICE PROVIDER/INTERNET/WEBSITE USE (IN)ACCESSIBILITY OR (UN)AVAILABILITY, TRAFFIC CONGESTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED HUMAN INTERVENTION IN YOUR AFFAIRS OR WITH YOUR PROPERTY. GONGSHOW WILL ALSO NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY GONGSHOW® PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OR FROM ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OTHER PRODUCTS OR OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR IN ASSOCIATION WITH GONGSHOW® PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING.
RETURNS, EXCHANGES, REFUNDS, TITLE AND RISK OF LOSS
All items purchased from Gongshow are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to You upon Gongshow’s delivery to the carrier.
Gongshow does not take title to returned items until the item arrives at Gongshow’s fulfillment centre. All returns and exchanges are to be done according to Gongshow’s Returns & Exchanges policy, as may be amended from time to time.
All materials published or otherwise accessible through the Website including, but not limited to, news articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, software, and other materials (the "Content") are protected by Canadian and international copyright laws, and are owned or controlled by Gongshow and any others which may own copyright or the party credited as the provider of the Content. All Website visitors and users shall abide by this copyright notice and all additional copyright notices, information, and restrictions contained in the Content. All Website visitors and users shall also abide by all additional copyright notices, information, and restrictions contained in any content accessed through the Website at Third Party Sites.
When You use any GONGSHOW® Products and Services or send email to Gongshow, You are communicating with Gongshow electronically and you thereby consent to receive communications from Gongshow electronically. Gongshow will communicate with You by email or by posting notices on the Website or through other forums and platforms used to communicate regarding Gongshow Products and Services. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Gongshow provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
In addition to its Social Media Content Competitions and Rewards Points Program, Gongshow may, at its sole discretion from time to time, allow You and other users of the Website to post reviews, comments, photos, and other content; send communications; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing on intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable, and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam" or unsolicited commercial electronic messages. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of content You provide. Gongshow does not regularly review posted content, but reserves the right to remove or edit such content, but without any obligation to do so unless required by law.
If You do post content or submit content to Gongshow (and you are under no obligation to do so), You grant Gongshow a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licencable right to use, produce, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, perform, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public by telecommunications and display such content throughout the world in any media, unless such a grant is prohibited by law. You grant Gongshow and sublicencees the right to use the name that You submit in connection with such content, if they choose, unless such a grant is prohibited by law. You represent and warrant that You own, have an unrestricted license with an unrestricted right to sublicense, or otherwise control all the rights to the content that You post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content You supply does not violate the Terms & Policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity. Gongshow has the right, but not the obligation, except where otherwise prescribed in law, to monitor, edit or remove any record of your activity or content You post in relation to Gongshow, or GONGSHOW® Products and Services. Gongshow assumes no liability for any content posted by You or any third party.
HOW CAN I CONTACT GONGSHOW?
Gongshow is a Canadian company selling products and services internationally. It is responsible for all personal information/data under its control, and does not control or process the personal information/data collected by its independently operated, authorized distributors.
Gongshow Gear Inc.
Attention: Privacy Manager
202-1568 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 7M4
For EU or UK residents, in accordance with the GDPR, please contact our appointed representative in Europe, Data Protection Representative Limited (trading as DPR Group). The DPR Group has addresses in each of the EU countries including the UK. For more information on how to contact the DPR Group please consult the following linked documents available for download:
COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION/DATA
With your consent we may use your personal information/data for a number of different purposes, for example to:
- fulfill legal requirements imposed by law or regulation;
- fulfill requests for products, information and provide customer services;
- administer contests or promotions;
- offer new products and services;
- measure and improve the effectiveness of our Website or our marketing endeavors; and
- tailor our online or on-site offerings to your preferences.
The type of personal information/data that Gongshow typically collects includes your name, address, phone number, and email address, as well as other information you voluntarily provide. Gongshow may also learn other personal information/data about you as a result of you communicating with Gongshow through the Website or on social media, such as your product interests and purchasing preferences. You can always choose not to provide us with any of your personal information/data, ask Gongshow to stop using your personal information/data whether it is collected through the Website or social media and even ask to have your personal information/data removed from our records. If, however, you make this choice we may not be able to provide you with the product, service, or information that You request.
Gongshow may also collect and summarize the personal information/data in a format that no longer identifies the individual for statistical purposes. This and other non-personal information/data is information, which as stored and accessed by Gongshow for a particular purpose and does not identify you as an individual. For example, Gongshow uses postal code information we collect removed from the specific addresses of customers to assist us with planning our advertising and promotional efforts. In other instances Gongshow may derive aggregated data from personal information/data which does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity.
Gongshow does not request or seek to collect any sensitive or special categories of personal information/data about You, such as information about your health, genetic and biometric make-up, criminal and offence records, race/ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, political opinions, and trade union membership. Gongshow recommends that when participating in programs and other offerings using social media, or offering your reviews and opinions regarding GONGSHOW® Products and Services, that You exercise care not to include sensitive, personal information/data in your commentary. If you do provide such information/data of your own volition through the Website, such information/data will be removed from Gongshow’s records.
YOUR IMPLIED CONSENT
In some cases, your consent is implied if we ask You to provide personal information/data to purchase or access GONGSHOW® Products and Services. For example, we can only deliver the product You have purchased if You provide us with your address and phone number.
YOUR EXPRESS CONSENT
In situations that do not relate to a specific product or service You have requested, we will ask You to give your express consent to use your personal information/data, for example, to advise You of products or services that may be of interest. You do not need to provide your consent in these instances in order to purchase or access GONGSHOW® Products and Services you request.
WITHDRAWING YOUR CONSENT
If you have "opted in" or subscribed to one of Gongshow’s newsletters or mailing lists, we will always provide you the opportunity to "opt out" or unsubscribe. For example, each email we send you will tell you how to decline further e-mail.
INFORMATION GONGSHOW COLLECTS FROM YOU
Listed here are some examples of personal information/data collection and use by Gongshow:
When You purchase a GONGSHOW® Product or Service on-site, You may need to provide us with contact and payment information (such as credit card information) so that we can process your request. Examples of when we need contact information include for the delivery of products (e.g. by mail or courier), for product returns and rebate requests. If we collect this information, we may also ask for your consent to use this information to send You promotional information on products and services.
While using the Website, You may be asked to voluntarily provide certain personal information/data (such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone number, or credit card information). We use this information to complete your transaction and to provide for access to certain special features and functions of the Website. If You choose not to provide requested personal information/data, You will not be able to use certain features of the Website and you will not be able to engage in transactions through the Website.
With any of the services on Gongshow’s Website, we may also use your personal information/data to contact and correspond with You and to respond to your inquiries. With your express consent, we may send to You, from time to time, email or other communications regarding products or services we believe will interest You.
SIGN-UP FOR NEWSLETTERS AND TO RECEIVE UPDATES
Gongshow also offers an e-newsletter and updates regarding its offerings. You can choose to subscribe to receive this information by visiting the Website or when connecting with Gongshow at a special event. To enroll, we will collect your contact information (such as name and email address). In this context, your personal information/data will only be used to send you the newsletter and/or information You have consented to receive from Gongshow.
TEXT MARKETING AND NOTIFICATIONS
By subscribing to text notifications you agree to receive recurring automated marketing messages at the phone number provided. Consent is not a condition of purchase.
If applicable - By entering your phone number in the checkout and initializing a purchase, you agree that we may send you transaction based text notifications (for your order, including abandoned cart reminders) and text marketing offers. Text marketing messages will not exceed 10 per month.
You can unsubscribe from further text messages by replying STOP. HELP for help. Message and data rates may apply.
PARTICIPATION IN PROGRAMS, CONTESTS, AND OTHER PROMOTIONS
Gongshow may offer programs (e.g. Rewards Program), contests, ask You to participate in surveys linked to offered benefits and other promotions ("Promotion") through the Website, in stores or through one of our social media pages that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, You are agreeing to the official guidelines or rules that govern that Promotion, and which may contain specific requirements of You, including, allowing the sponsor of the Promotion to use your name, voice and likeness in advertising associated with the Promotion. If you choose to participate in a Promotion, personal information/data may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion, including in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Promotion's official rules, such as on a winner's list.
WEBSITE USAGE DATA GONGSHOW COLLECTS
Like many other websites, we may elect to automatically collect certain technical website usage data, directly or indirectly through service providers, such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer, the IP address of your Internet Service Provider, the date and time You access the Website, the Internet address of the website from which You linked directly to the Website, the operating system You are using, the sections of the Website You visit, the Website pages read and images viewed, and the content You download from the Website.
Such information may in some contexts be considered personal and used to bring to your attention offerings that may interest You according to your preferences (as may be derived from the Website usage data collected) and in other instances could be considered non-personal information/data used for Website and system administration purposes, and to improve the Website for general usage.
The Website uses "cookies", a technology that installs a small amount of information on a Website user's computer to permit the Website to recognize future visits using that computer. Cookies enhance the convenience and use of the Website. For example, the information provided through cookies is used to recognize You as a previous user of the Website (so you do not have to enter your billing information every time), to offer personalized webpage content and information for your use, to track your activity at the Website, to respond to your needs, and to otherwise facilitate your Website experience (e.g. purchases through Gongshow’s online store) and comply with legislation governing Gongshow’s ability to offer or restrict access to the Website and GONGSHOW® Products and Services. You may choose to decline cookies if your browser permits, but doing so may affect your use of the Website and your ability to access certain features of the Website or engage in transactions through the Website.
In all cases, personal information/data will only be used for the purposes for which it was collected and You have the option at all times to request that we cease to use your personal information/data for a given purpose.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our Website may contain links to other websites, online platforms, or other Internet resources. When You click on one of those links You are contacting another entity or service provider (third party) who controls that website or Internet resource independent of Gongshow. Gongshow assumes no responsibility or liability for, or control over those other websites, platforms or Internet resources (“Third Party Sites”), or their collection, use and disclosure of your personal information/data.
We encourage You to read the privacy policies of Third Party Sites to learn how they collect and use personal information/data they collect about You.
DOES GONGSHOW DISCLOSE INFORMATION IT COLLECTS?
Gongshow does not sell your personal information/data. However we may share your information with third parties acting on our behalf (e.g. service providers) or as permitted or required by law.
Gongshow may receive your personal information/data from or share it with certain service providers in order to facilitate the sale of products and services, ship or otherwise provide products and services to You, verify, validate, manage and communicate information, and to address customer service matters. This sharing of information may also entail the export of information/data from where You reside or input the information to another jurisdiction. In the event of information/data transfer we will take steps in line with our legal obligations to ensure the transfer is to a service provider subject to laws and regimes that have achieved the recognition or approval of official bodies who assess the adequacy of information/data protections in other jurisdictions (e.g. European Commission recognition and participation in the US-EU Privacy Shield).
Service providers may perform a variety of functions including product shipping, information technology support, online payment and Rewards Points (e-commerce) system management, newsletter and social media feed distribution, to name a few. To reduce the risk of fraud or misuse of personal information/data, Gongshow may also verify your personal information/data, including but not limited to your address and credit card information, with the assistance of third party service providers.
If You do not wish Gongshow to provide your personal information to its service providers, we may be unable to process your transactions with Gongshow.
INFORMATION YOU DISCLOSE PUBLICLY OR ON SOCIAL MEDIA
If You create and/or publicly submit ideas, photographs, videos, audio recordings, questions, comments, suggestions, product reviews, or other content containing personal information/data, on the Website, blogs and message boards, social media channels and other public forums whether or not they are in whole or in part controlled by Gongshow (individually and collectively, "User Content"), such User Content may be stored, displayed, republished, distributed or otherwise used online or offline in any media or format and may or may not be attributed to You. Others operating Third Party Sites may have access to User Content and may have the ability to share it with third parties.
By connecting with the Gongshow brands through our social media pages or accounts, or by posting User Content using Gongshow-created hashtags or other identifiers, You are providing your consent for Gongshow to use any personal information/data (including your name, voice and likeness) or other content you submit or make available through such sites for marketing and promotional purposes, including, but not limited to, incorporation into our marketing materials, without further notice or compensation.
Gongshow may disclose your personal information/data without your knowledge or consent in the following situations:
- to a lawyer representing the organization;
- to collect a debt You owe to the organization;
- to comply with a subpoena, a warrant or an order made by a court or other body with appropriate jurisdiction;
- to the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) as required by the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act;
- to a government institution that has requested the information, identified its lawful authority to obtain the information, and indicates that disclosure is for the purpose of enforcing, carrying out an investigation, or gathering intelligence relating to any federal, provincial or foreign law; or suspects that the information relates to national security, the defence of Canada or the conduct of international affairs; or is for the purpose of administering any federal or provincial law;
- to an investigative body named in any statute or regulation, or government institution on the organization’s initiative when the organization has reasonable grounds to believe that the information concerns a breach of an agreement, or a contravention of a federal, provincial, or foreign law, or suspects the information relates to national security, the defence of Canada or the conduct of international affairs;
- if made by an investigative body for the purposes related to the investigation of a breach of an agreement or a contravention of any law;
- in an emergency threatening an individual’s life, health, or security (the organization must inform the individual of the disclosure);
- for statistical, scholarly study or research (where permitted by law and in accordance with any prescribed requirements for doing so, e.g. as may set by a government Privacy Commissioner or Supervising Authority before disclosing the information);
- if it becomes or is legally deemed to be publicly available information/data and is not otherwise protected by law;
- where the legitimate interests of Gongshow are involved and are not outweighed by your rights in a particular case
- in any other circumstances prescribed by the laws applicable to where You reside
HOW DOES GONGSHOW PROTECT INFORMATION?
The security of your personal information/data is a high priority for Gongshow, while it is in our possession. Gongshow will maintain appropriate safeguards and current commercially acceptable security standards to protect your personal information/data, whether recorded on paper or captured electronically, against unauthorized access, disclosure, or misuse. Gongshow will also take commercially diligent steps to help continue to safeguard your personal information/data that we may transfer to a third party for processing, including but not limited to contractual and technological measures.
In the event of a breach of Gongshow’s systems or the systems of our service providers compromising your personal information/data we will assess the situation as soon as we become aware of the breach and take the appropriate steps required to contain and minimize the extent of the breach, advise You as appropriate and others as required by law, including but not limited to reporting the breach to authorities (e.g. Privacy Commissioner of Canada and applicable Supervising Authority in Europe).
HOW CAN I ACCESS AND VERIFY MY INFORMATION?
In general there will be no fees associated with requests You make to access and direct the management of your personal information/data. If a request is more onerous than expected, Gongshow will advise You of any associated costs and ask You to confirm your request/instructions.
We will respond to all legitimate requests as soon as practicable. If You feel we are taking too long to address any inquiries please contact us at the same email you originally sent your request to and copy your follow-up communication to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHEN IS MY INFORMATION REMOVED?
Gongshow keeps your personal information/data only as long as needed to manage its legitimate interests, such as but not limited to providing you with continued service, to advise You of its products and services, or to meet any legal requirements. Gongshow follows retention standards that meet these requirements in accordance with applicable legislation and destroys information when it is no longer needed, or converts personal information/data into non-personal information/data.
You can also request to have your personal information/data removed from our records, subject to legal entitlements or requirements for continued retention of your personal information/data. For example, this may arise in connection with a verifiable government authority request, or warranty purposes, but Gongshow will honour your request compliant with applicable law, such as the GDPR for EU or UK users of the Website.
WILL THE TERMS & POLICY CHANGE?
To accommodate changes in Gongshow’s offerings, technology and legal developments, the Terms & Policy may be revised from time to time. We may add, change, or remove portions of the Terms & Policy when needed and when otherwise, Gongshow, in its sole discretion, considers it appropriate to do so. Whenever Gongshow undertakes such updates, the date on the Terms & Policy will also be updated to indicate when the changes were made and notifications will be sent to You as Gongshow deems appropriate, without obligation to do so unless required by law.