Privacy Policy

The following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to the Global Courier eXpress (“GCX”) website (the “Website”) and should be read in conjunction with the general Terms and Conditions of Use . 
By viewing and using the Website you will be deemed to agree to this Privacy Policy.
If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, then you must stop using or accessing the Website.  

1. Collection
GCX may gather two types of information about you from the Website: (a) personal information, provided by you at the time of voluntary registration for the services offered by GCX; and (b) aggregate information generated by GCX’s systems, which track traffic to the Website but do not relate to you personally. Failure to provide necessary personal information when requested may result in certain services not being available to you. GCX may collect additional information from you in relation to promotions, and also any information you provide when corresponding with GCX.

2. Disclosure of Information
GCX may disclose: (a) any information that it gathers about you to third parties for the purposes of providing you with additional services that you request; (b) aggregate tracking information and other information that does not personally identify you to third parties; (c) your personal information to third parties, when GCX believes in good faith that it is required to do so by law; or (d) your personal information to third parties, provided GCX has your prior authorisation, which may be obtained at the time of collecting the information from you.

3. Use
GCX uses the personal information it collects: (a) to verify your identity and assist you if you forget your password or login details for any of GCX registration services; (b) to assist in providing the services requested by you; (c) to provide further information to you about other websites and services or which GCX considers may be of interest to you; (d) for future marketing, promotional and publicity purposes, including to carry out direct marketing, market research and surveys; (e) for ensuring that you are shown the information that is most relevant to you and your interests; and (f) for any other use that you authorise.

GCX will seek your consent if it wishes to use your personal information for purposes other than those you have agreed to previously.

4. Cookies and Tracking
GCX uses a “cookie” file containing information that can identify details of your IP address, operating system (e.g. Microsoft Windows, Mac O/S, Linux), browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, plus the version of the Browser), domain (to determine which country you are accessing the Website from) and other user information (e.g. your username).

GCX may use the information generated by cookies to: (a) track traffic patterns to and from the Website; (b) ensure any advertising is being shown to the most appropriate person; and (c) enable you to enter the Website and use certain services and to visit registered user only areas of the Website.

You can choose to refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser and/or deleting them from your hard drive. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use the Website but you will need them to log on to the Website and to access personalised or secure content on the Website. Some webpages may not function properly if the cookies are turned off.

5. Content Providers, Advertisers and Partners
We are not responsible for the data collection practices, privacy policies or the content of websites other than this Website, including any websites that are accessible via a link from this Website. You should contact the operators of those websites directly if you wish to enquire about their privacy practices and policies before providing your personal information to any third party.

6. Opting In and Opting Out
If GCX intended collection, use or disclosure of your personal information is outside the collection, use or disclosure set out in this Privacy Policy, GCX will give you the option to: (a) opt out and neither receive certain services nor participate in certain interactive areas; or (b) opt in to agree to be contacted by GCX in relation to certain matters such as notification of new features to the Website, beta testing or promotional activities.

7. Protecting your Personal Information
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although GCX will use its best efforts to protect your personal information, GCX cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your risk.

GCX recognises industry standards and employs security safeguards to protect personally identifiable information from unauthorised access and misuse. All personal information you provide to GCX is stored on secure servers.

8. Holding, Correcting and Updating Information
Your information will be held at GCXs premises, or at the premises of an appointed third party. GCX may allow other third parties to have access to your information, but only for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. GCX will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

GCX offers you the ability to correct or change the information collected at any time and as often as necessary. If you have any questions about how GCX services work or regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact GCX customer service team.

9. Amendments
GCX reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time and without providing you with notice of such changes. You agree that your continued use of the Website constitutes your acceptance of the modified Privacy Policy, and you agree that all previous versions of the Privacy Policy are superseded by the modified version