Information We Collect
GMS collects Personal Information from and about users of the Service in a variety of ways. This includes:
Information You Provide. We collect Personal Information you provide when you use the Service or otherwise communicate with us. If you register an account with us, we will collect the information you provide, such as your name, screen name, Instagram handle, birthday, location, email address, and phone number. We will also collect any Personal Information you submit through your use of the Service. For example, the information you provide can include your messaging history and any information included in your messages via the Service. We may also collect Personal Information through your communications with our customer-support team.
Device and Usage Information. Like most online services, we automatically receive standard technical information when you interact with our Service, which may constitute Personal Information, including browser and device information such as unique device identifiers, mobile phone carrier, internet protocol (IP) addresses (which may identify your general geographic location), browser types, and the date and time of your interactions. We also receive information about your interactions with our Service, such as which website pages you visited and how much time was spent on the page.
We may collect this information using cookies or similar technologies. Cookies are pieces of information that are stored by your browser on the hard drive or memory of your device. Cookies enable us to personalize your experience on the Service, maintain a persistent session, passively collect demographic information, and monitor advertisements and other activities. Our Service may use different kinds of cookies and other types of local storage (such as browser-based or plugin-based local storage).
How We Use Your Information
We use Personal Information in a variety of ways to provide our Service and to operate our business, including the following:
Service Related Usage. We use the Personal Information we collect about and from you for a number of purposes, including: providing and supporting the Service, analyzing how you use the Service, and better tailoring features. We may also track what online audio, visual, and audiovisual content has been viewed or otherwise consumed on an aggregate basis or by an individual user. By viewing videos via the Service, you agree we can track your video viewing history.
Communications. We use your Personal Information to communicate with you for Service-related purposes. For example, we may send email to the email address you provide to us or text messages, to verify your account and for informational and operational purposes, such as account management, customer service, system maintenance, and other Service-related purposes.
Improve our Service. We use the Personal Information that we collect (i) to understand and analyze usage trends and preferences; (ii) to monitor and analyze the effectiveness of our Service; and (iii) to improve our Service and develop new products, services, features, and functionality.
Marketing. As permitted by applicable law, we may use Personal Information we obtain about you for marketing purposes, such as providing you with promotional materials that may be useful, relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest to you, or providing your information to third parties so that they may send you promotional materials. Where required under applicable law, we’ll obtain your prior opt-in consent to (i) send you electronic marketing communications or (ii) share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
How We Share Your Information
We may share, transfer, or disclose your Personal Information, if you consent to us doing so, which consent may be express or implied as required in the circumstances, as well as in the following circumstances:
Membership information is stored within MemberPress. By signing up, you authorize GMS to store you membership information within MemberPress; https://memberpress.com/privacy/.
Comply with Legal Requirements. We may disclose your Personal Information as we believe to be necessary or appropriate to: (i) comply with applicable law and legal processes; (ii) respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (iii) enforce our Terms of Service; (iv) protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (v) allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
Corporate Transactions. We reserve the right to transfer your Personal Information to service providers, advisors, potential transactional partners, or other third parties who are subject to confidentiality obligations in connection with the consideration, negotiation, or completion of a corporate transaction in which we are acquired by or merged with another company or we sell, liquidate, or transfer all or a portion of our assets.
Aggregate, De-Identified Information. We may use your Personal Information to create aggregate or statistical information that does not directly identify a specific person, and we may share that information. For example, we may share anonymous and aggregated reports and information on user demographics and traffic patterns with third parties. This aggregated information does not constitute Personal Information or identify any individuals.
Minors under 18 are not permitted to use the Service and we do not intentionally collect information from minors under 13. If you believe we have collected any Personal Information from a child younger than 13 years of age, please notify us immediately at [email protected] and we will do anything reasonably possible to remove that information from our systems.
You can opt-out of receiving further promotional emails and text messages from us by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional email or text you receive or by contacting us directly at the email address listed below.
You can opt-out of receiving further text messages from us by replying to any text your receive from us with “STOP”. However, we may still send you updates that are important to the Service in accordance with applicable laws.
Access and Correction
If you have an account with GMS then you may access and update certain Personal Information at any time by logging into your account on our Service. You may also at any time, request access to Personal Information that GMS holds about you by making a request to our Privacy Officer at the address or email address below.
We will endeavor to process any requests for access to Personal Information within a reasonable period of time. Where possible, we will provide you with access to that Personal Information either by providing you with copies of the information requested, allowing you to inspect the information requested, or providing you with a summary of the information held. If we need to deny your request for access we will let you know why and inform you how you may lodge a complaint regarding this decision.
Generally, this will only be in cases where providing access would be unlawful or is subject to a potential legal claim or proceeding. GMS may charge a nominal fee for supplying Personal Information where permitted under applicable laws.
We will otherwise try to ensure that all Personal Information we collect, use or disclose about you is accurate, complete, up-to-date and relevant to the service being provided.