Privacy policy

This privacy policy applies to Gifox and all associated products and services, which are provided by Interactive Works LTD, registered in England and Wales, registration number 06615601. It explains how we use, store, protect, and share information that we collect about you. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us to discuss them further.

How we collect information

To provide our services and continue improving them we need to know certain things about our users – from basic stuff, like how to greet and contact them, to more complex, for example, what their demographics are to gather and analyse global market statistics. There two ways how we get this information.

You choose to give us the information

When you register an account with us, or sign up for separate features, we ask for your personal information, such as your name, email address, telephone number, or credit card details.

We get information from your use of our services

We may collect information about the use of our services, it includes the following:

  1. Cookies to track your session in order to provide the service and improve your user experience, for example, remembering your preferences, so you don’t have to do the same thing twice.
  2. Log information generated when you use our services, such as time when you have accessed the service, IP address, and information identifying the session "Wikipedia: Session").
  3. Device and browser information, including device type (mobile phone, tablet, or PC), model and version of your browser, operating system, etc.

How we use it

All information that we collect about our users is used only to provide, maintain, protect, and improve our service, as well as to protect our business and our customers.

When you contact us, we may keep a record of your communication with us for resolving any issues associated with our services. We may also use your email address to inform you about our services, such as letting you know about upcoming changes or improvements.

We use information collected from cookies to improve your user experience and the overall quality of our services. For example, by saving your layout preferences, we're able to deliver you our services in a more convenient for you way.

We'll ask for your consent before using your information for any other purposes than those set out in this policy. Our application and data servers are located in several places around the world, meaning that your personal information can be stored and processed outside the country where you live.

How we protect it

We are committed to protecting our data and our stored user information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

  1. We restrict our employees from accessing your information unless there is a good reason for that, such as providing you with the customer support or protecting your data.
  2. Whenever possible or necessary, we use SSL protocol to encrypt the information that's exchanged between your computer and our servers.
  3. We periodically backup all of our data, including your personal information. which is securely stored on remote servers. This measure is necessary in case of a system failure to restore our earlier level of service.

How we share it

We do not share personal information with companies, organisations, and individuals, outside our own business unless one of the following circumstances applies:

When you permit us to do so

We will share personal information with companies, organisations, or individuals outside our business, when we have your consent to do so. We require opt-in consent for sharing of any sensitive personal information.

We will share personal information with companies, organisations, or individuals outside our business only if we have a belief in good faith that access, use, preservation, or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:

  1. Meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request.
  2. Enforce applicable terms of service, including investigation of potential violations.
  3. Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues.
  4. Protect against harm to our rights, our property, or safety of our users or the public, as required or permitted by law.

We may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or connected websites. For example, we may publicly share information about global user trends in our services.

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, we will continue to ensure the confidentiality of any personal information, and will give affected users notice before personal information is transferred or becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

How you can control it

Whenever you use our services, we aim to provide you with access to your personal information. If that information is wrong, we strive to give you ways to update it quickly or to delete it – unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes. When updating your personal information, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request, such as confirming your email address or phone number.

We may reject requests that are unreasonably repetitive, require disproportionate technical effort (for example, developing a new system, or fundamentally changing an existing practice), risk the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning backed up information).

Where we can provide information access and correction, we will do so free of charge, except where it would require a disproportionate effort. We aim to maintain our services in a manner that protects information from accidental or malicious destruction. Because of this, after you delete information from our services, we may not immediately delete residual copies from our active servers, and may not remove information from our backup systems.

What this policy applies to

This policy applies to all services that we and our affiliates offer, including services offered on other sites, but excluding services with separate privacy policies that don't incorporate this policy.

This policy doesn't apply to services offered by other companies or individuals, including products, or sites that may be displayed to you in search results, sites that may include our services, or other sites linked from our services. This policy doesn't cover information practices of other companies and organisations that advertise our services, and that may use cookies, pixel tags, and other technologies to serve and offer relevant ads.

When it changes

This privacy policy will change from time to time. We won't reduce your rights under this policy without your explicit consent. We'll post any changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy policy changes).