We host Garmium.com and its backend ERP systems on
- Well tested and
- Cloud infrastructure that is regularly monitored and backed up.
All the traffic existing between your browser and our servers is sent over the HTTPS.
When you use Garmium.com, we do collect and store your personal information from you. However, our primary goal in doing so is for the purposes of provisioning our product related services. To fully use Garmium.com, you will need to register using our online registration form, where you may be required to provide us with your name, date of birth, contact number, email id, user id, password, residence / place of business information, billing information, shipping information, bank account details and other personal information as indicated on the forms throughout the Garmium.com. You always have the option to not provide the information by choosing not to use a particular product related service or feature on the Garmium.com.
We also may automatically track certain information about you based upon your activities on our Garmium.com. We use this information for doing our internal research on the website’s users' demographics, interests, and behaviour for better understanding, protecting and serving our users. This information is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis. Such information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our site or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our site or not), your computer browser information, and your IP address. Garmium.com uses data collection devices such as "cookies" on certain pages of the Site to help analyze our web page flow and measure promotional effectiveness. A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive by your web browser which tracks your movements within websites.
- How often you visit our site
- The contents of your shopping cart
- Previous purchases and
- To deliver content specific to your interests.
Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies but you can also alter the settings of your browser for preventing automatic acceptance. In case you choose not to receive cookies, you may still use most of the features of Garmium.com, including the ability to purchase items. If you decide to use online payment services for the purchase of items, we may collect some additional information, such as a billing address, a credit/ debit card number and a credit/ debit card expiration date and/ or other payment instrument details and tracking information from cheques or money orders.
We use your personal information for facilitating the product related services you request. We use your personal information via the file we maintain about you, and other information that we automatically obtain from your current and past activities on the Garmium.com. All of that is to:
- Resolve disputes;
- Troubleshoot problems;
- Help promote safe transactions;
- Collect payments owed;
- Measure consumer interest in the services provided by us,
- Inform you about online and offline offers, products, services, and updates;
- Customize your experience;
- Detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity;
- Enforce our User Agreement; and
- As otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
There are times when we may look across multiple users for identifying problems or resolve disputes, and in particular we may examine your personal information to identify users using multiple User IDs or aliases. Garmium.com may compare and review your personal information for errors, omissions and for accuracy.
You agree that we may use personal information about you for improving our marketing and promotional efforts, for analyzing site usage, improving the Site's content and product offerings, and customizing the Site's content, layout, and services.
These uses improve Garmium.com and better tailor it to meet your needs, so as to provide you with a smooth, efficient, safe and customized experience while using it. Further in an effort to make Garmium.com as effective and enjoyable as possible, the computers that operate it collect certain information each time you visit.
Statistics such as these ones are collected in server logs and may not identify you personally, but provide us information regarding the type of user who is accessing Garmium.com and certain browsing activities of that user. This data may include:
- The IP address of the user accessing our Website (i.e. the unique I.D. number of the user's computer),
- The type of browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) and
- The operating system (Windows, Mac OS, etc.),
- The site the user last visited before linking to Garmium.com,
- How long the user accessed Garmium.com in any given session, and
- The date and time of access.
We may make extensive use of this data at an aggregated level in order to understand how Garmium.com is being used. We may share some of the aggregate findings (not the specific data) with advertisers, sponsors, investors, strategic partners, and others in order to help grow our business.
You agree that we may use your personal information to contact you and deliver information to you that, in some cases, are targeted to your interests, such as targeted banner advertisements, administrative notices, product offerings, and communications relevant to your use of Garmium.com.
When you place orders or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you put in before it is sent to us. Furthermore, all of the customer data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. For preventing unauthorized access, maintaining data accuracy, and ensuring correct use of information, we will employ reasonable security practices and procedures and current Internet security methods and technologies in compliance with Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules made there under.
Garmium.com never stores your payment credentials on its servers. Credit card and authorization service is provided by third-party payment gateways and banks who adhere to standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.