GS Host Privacy Statement GS Host is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This page was last updated: 14th January 2013
Host ("we") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
policy (together with our terms and conditions
) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect
from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please
read the following carefully to understand our views and practices
regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
information that you provide by filling in forms on our website
(our "site"). This includes information
provided at the time of registering an account, purchasing services
from us or requesting further services. We may also ask you for
information when you report a problem with our site or the services you
if you contact us letter or email, we may keep a record of that
if you contact us by telephone, we may record our telephone
conversation for training purposes and, if you are asking us to provide
you with the use of a dedicated hosting server, for the purposes of
proving your request;
we may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research
purposes, although you do not have to respond to them;
details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the
fulfilment and administration of your orders; and
details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to,
traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data,
whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and
the resources that you access and use.
Information we will never collect from you
Your PayPal account login detials
Your hosting console login details
IP addresses and cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where
available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for
system administration and to report aggregate information to our
advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions
and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general
Internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive
of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to
your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to
deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
to estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to
customise our site according to your individual interests;
to speed up your searches; and
to recognise you when you return to our site.
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your
browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if
you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of
our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will
Where we store your personal data
The personal data that we collect from you will be stored on our
servers inside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). By submitting your
personal data, you agree to storing or processing this data. We will
take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which
enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible
for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a
password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not
completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your
personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data
transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective
manner for you and for your computer;
to provide you with information, products or services that you request
from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to
be contacted for such purposes;
to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into
between you and us;
to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service,
when you choose to do so;
to notify you about changes to our service.
If you have placed an order for our services, we will use the
information we hold to send you our regular newsletter. This newsletter
is our primary method of communicating with you and will inform you of
changes to our site, notify you of planned outages and updates to our
services, and keep you informed about our services generally. By
placing an order for our services, you consent to us using the
information we hold about you in this way.
If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic
means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar
to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
Disclosure of your information
We never disclose your personal information to any third parties
Disclosure of your information
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites
of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a
link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have
their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility
or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you
submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your
right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access
request may be subject to a fee of £10.00 to meet our costs in
providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.