Privacy Policy

Overview

This privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) sets out the privacy policies and practices for Gold Coast Freightways (“Gold Coast Freightways”) with respect to how Gold Coast Freightways collects personal information. It also describes how Gold Coast Freightways maintains, uses, and discloses personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to information collected from you by Gold Coast Freightways via this website and other websites operated or provided by Gold Coast Freightways, including GCFreight.com, (the “Site”); and our mobile applications, as well as any other applications or services that display this policy (collectively, the “Services”), and other places where or means by which we may collect personal information. This Privacy Policy also sets out how you can access certain information that Gold Coast Freightways may collect about you. In this Privacy Policy, “personal information” means information or opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained from the information or opinion as further defined under applicable privacy laws, including, but not limited to, Your Contacts and other personal information collected through the Services.

Please note that the Site may contain links to other third party websites that are not controlled or operated by Gold Coast Freightways. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such third party websites, and Gold Coast Freightways is not responsible for the content of such third party websites or the privacy practices of such third parties. Therefore Gold Coast Freightways encourages you to request and review the privacy policies of any third parties before disclosing your personal information to such parties or when visiting such third party websites.

Consent

BY SUBMITTING PERSONAL INFORMATION TO GOLD COAST FREIGHTWAYS OR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS AND AGENTS, YOU AGREE THAT GOLD COAST FREIGHTWAYS MAY COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND YOU CONSENT TO THE USE, DISCLOSURE AND TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND AS PERMITTED OR REQUIRED BY LAW. Subject to legal and contractual requirements, you may refuse or withdraw your consent to certain of the purposes identified herein at any time by contacting Gold Coast Freightways at the address provided below. If you refuse or withdraw your consent, you acknowledge that Gold Coast Freightways may not be able to provide you or continue to provide you with certain services or information which may be of value to you.

Revisions to This Privacy Policy

Gold Coast Freightways reserves the right, in Gold Coast Freightways’s discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time, without prior notice to you. However, Gold Coast Freightways will treat your continued use of the Site and Services following such revision as your acceptance of the revised terms. All revisions will be posted to the Site and will apply to any personal information collected on or after the date posted. Gold Coast Freightways will obtain the necessary consents required under applicable privacy laws if it seeks to collect, use or disclose your personal information for purposes other than those to which consent has been obtained unless otherwise required or permitted by law.

This Privacy Policy was last updated August 8, 2014.

Collection of Your Information

Gold Coast Freightways may collect personal information in connection with your use or purchase of Gold Coast Freightways’s products and services, or the Site or through your use of the Services, which may include information provided in connection with the following activities:

  • Registering or filling in forms on the Site. This includes information you may provide when you request additional information about Gold Coast Freightways’s products and services or sign up to receive Gold Coast Freightways’s e-mail newsletters or coupons.
  • Downloading and using one of our mobile applications.
  • Completing a profile or uploading goals to the Site.
  • Purchasing any product or service from Gold Coast Freightways.
  • Providing design or product feedback or making other submissions to Gold Coast Freightways.
  • Requesting information or assistance from Gold Coast Freightways. Gold Coast Freightways may also keep a copy of any communications or correspondence you may send to it, including any e-mail communications.
  • Participating or responding to consumer survey or requests for consumer’s opinions, concerns, and preferences regarding Gold Coast Freightways’s products and services.
  • Participating in consumer contests, sweepstakes and other promotions.
  • Using other features of the Site or Services that may be offered from time to time, and may require such information in order to utilize the feature (including but not limited to making a Submission as defined in the Terms of Use).

The personal information that Gold Coast Freightways may collect may include your name, username, password, email address, age, date of birth, gender, address, telephone number, credit card and debit card numbers (with expiration dates), personal preferences, and any other personal information that you choose to include in your profile, your submissions of your goals to Gold Coast Freightways, or in other communications to Gold Coast Freightways. In addition, Gold Coast Freightways may collect additional information from users of our Services, such as our mobile applications as described in the “Mobile Applications” section below. You represent and warrant that you have the right and authority or have obtained all necessary consents to provide any information, including any personal information of another individual, that is provided by you to Gold Coast Freightways.

Gold Coast Freightways may also collect information that may not be personal information, which may include, but is not limited to, the frequency of user visits to the Site and Services, the routes by which users access the Site and Services and use of any hyperlinks available on the Site and Services. Gold Coast Freightways or its service providers and agents may process and use this aggregate data for various purposes including, but not limited to, analysis of this data for trends and statistics, development of the Site and Services and the Site’ and Services’ features and offerings, assessing patterns of use, or planning and evaluating marketing initiatives. This information is gathered by certain tools and methods such as the collection of your IP address or the use of cookies and is maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form unless otherwise noted.

 Cookies

Like many websites, Gold Coast Freightways utilizes “cookies” to maintain a record of your visit to the Site and your use of the Services. A cookie is a small text file that is transferred by a web server and stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device. It can only be read by the server that sent it to you. This information does not identify you personally and you remain anonymous unless you have otherwise provided Gold Coast Freightways with personal information.

Cookies help Gold Coast Freightways to improve the Site and Services, and to deliver more personalized service by enabling Gold Coast Freightways to estimate audience size and usage patterns; to store information about your preferences; to speed up your searches and to recognize you when you return to the Site or use the Services.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. If you would prefer to prevent your computer from accepting Gold Coast Freightways’s cookies, you may follow your Internet browser’s steps for doing so. Please note, however, that if you do disable cookies from your browser, you may not be able to access certain sections of the Site or the Services.

IP Addresses

An IP address is a computer's numeric address, by which it can be located within a network. Gold Coast Freightways may record your IP address when you visit or use services or features on the Site. Gold Coast Freightways may use your IP address for the purposes noted above, and also to help diagnose problems with Gold Coast Freightways’s server, or to administer the Site. Gold Coast Freightways may also use your IP address to identify you when Gold Coast Freightways feels it is necessary to enforce compliance with this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use, or to protect the Site, Services, systems, information, employees, service providers, business partners, users, customers and others.

Third Party Analytics and Tracking

Gold Coast Freightways uses automated devices and applications provided by third parties, such as Google Analytics and Bazaarvoice, to evaluate usage of our Site and Services. We also may use other analytic means to evaluate our Services. We use these tools to help us improve our Services, performance, and user experiences. These entities may use cookies and other tracking technologies which collect information to perform their services. We do not share personal information that we collect directly with these third parties. However, these third parties may collect personal information directly through the use of cookies and other tracking technologies. For an explanation of the information collected by these third parties and their respective privacy policies, please go to the Bazaarvoice Privacy Policy and the Google Analytics privacy policy.

Please note that these third parties use cookies — text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the Site. You can prevent the collection of data concerning your use of the Site (including your IP address), which are generated by the cookie, and the processing of that data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in that is available under the following link: download and install the browser plug-in. To delete, disable and opt-out of cookies used by Bazaarvoice, please go to the opt-out section of the Bazaarvoice Privacy Policy.

Protection of Your Information

To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy and facilitate the appropriate use of information, Gold Coast Freightways uses physical, technological and administrative procedures to protect the personal information that Gold Coast Freightways collects from loss, unauthorized access, modification, disclosure or other misuse.

Nevertheless, Internet or wireless transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any messages or information you send to the Site or through the Services may be read or intercepted by others. If you have any questions about the security of personal information collected by Gold Coast Freightways, please contact: info@GCFreight.com.

You should also be aware that certain aspects of the Site and Services are not confidential and are available for public viewing. For example, other users of the Site and Services will be able to view your profile and goals that are publically available. Any submissions that you may post to any publicly available blogs or other publicly available features of the Site and Services are not confidential and may be viewed by other users of the Site and Services. By making personal information publicly available where the Site and Services allow you to do so, you consent to such publication by Gold Coast Freightways or its service providers and agents. Please refer to the Terms of Use for additional provisions relating to user submissions that may apply to you.

Use of Your Personal information

Upon Gold Coast Freightways’s collection of your personal information, Gold Coast Freightways may use such personal information internally, separately or in combination with pre-existing information, for the following purposes:

  • To develop, enhance, market, sell or otherwise provide information, products or services
  • To establish and conduct commercial relationships, including to process purchases or other transactions and to conduct or administer other transactions that you may engage in with Gold Coast Freightways, on or through the Site;
  • To conduct or administer contests, sweepstakes or other promotions in which you have participated;
  • To contact you and to respond to any communications that you may have had with us;
  • To troubleshoot problems with the Site and Services;
  • To customize your experience or homepage on the Site;
  • To develop and manage Gold Coast Freightways's business and operations;
  • To enforce Gold Coast Freightways’s Terms of Use or comply with this Privacy Policy;
  • To detect and protect Gold Coast Freightways and other third parties against error, negligence, breach of contract, fraud, theft and other illegal activity, and to audit compliance with Gold Coast Freightways’s policies and contractual obligations;
  • To engage in business transactions, including the purchase, sale, lease, merger, amalgamation or any other type of acquisition, disposal, securitization or financing involving Gold Coast Freightways;
  • As permitted by, and to comply with, any legal or regulatory requirements or provisions;
  • To access, preserve, disclose and use your personal information contained in your account, all Submissions (as defined in the Terms of Use), all communications to and from you, all information relating to your use of the Site, if Gold Coast Freightways is required to do so by law or legal process or if Gold Coast Freightways determines, in its sole discretion, that such action is necessary to protect the rights of Gold Coast Freightways, third parties, and other users of the Site or for purposes of responding to your request for customer service; or
  • For any other purpose to which you consent.

Disclosure of Your Information

Gold Coast Freightways will not disclose your personal information to its subsidiaries or affiliates and to third parties whom Gold Coast Freightways hires to provide services on Gold Coast Freightways’s behalf, including, but not limited to, support services, website services, delivering promotional materials, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions, and answering customer questions about Gold Coast Freightways’s products and services.

Retention of Your Personal information

The personal information that you provide will be retained by Gold Coast Freightways in accordance with applicable laws. However, Gold Coast Freightways will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify personal information it holds if it is no longer needed for Gold Coast Freightways business purposes.

Children's Privacy

Gold Coast Freightways recognizes the privacy interests of children and Gold Coast Freightways encourages parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. The Site is not intended for children under the age of 18. Gold Coast Freightways does not target its services or the Site to children under 18. Gold Coast Freightways does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18.

Choice and Opt-Out Preferences

Gold Coast Freightways does not collect your personal information unless you choose to provide it. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further email communications from Gold Coast Freightways (except in connection with information, products or services that you specifically request), you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by means of a link provided in every broadcast e-mail that is sent to you by Gold Coast Freightways. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive any other form of communication from Gold Coast Freightways, you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by contacting: info@GCFreight.com.

Access and Correction

Gold Coast Freightways will take reasonable steps to ensure the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up to date. Upon your written request, subject to certain exceptions provided by law, Gold Coast Freightways will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information and give you access to that information. Additionally, if you have any questions or enquiries relating to our privacy practices or procedures, or if you believe that the personal information that Gold Coast Freightways holds about you is not accurate, complete or up to date you may write to the Privacy Officer at the address provided below. If you are able to establish that the information is not accurate, complete or up to date, Gold Coast Freightways will take reasonable steps to correct the information so that it is accurate, complete and up to date.

Request for Access and Correction, Questions or Comments

Gold Coast Freightways welcomes questions and comments about this Privacy Policy. Requests for access and correction of your personal information, and questions or comments should be directed to the Gold Coast Freightways Privacy Officer at:

Gold Coast Freightways
Attention: Privacy Officer
12250 NW 28th Ave
Miami, FL 33167

Email: info@GCFreight.com