Date of Last Revision: 15 October 2018
Who We Are
Welcome to the website (the “site”) of 2 Happy Gays (“2 Happy Gays”, “2HappyGays.com”, “we”, “us” and/or “our”), which is owned and operated by Happy Adams B.V. [Kamer van Koophandel (KvK) registration #68587627].
Our website address is: 2HappyGays.com.
Information We Collect
When you interact with us through our site, we may collect personal data and other information from you, as further described below.
Browsing Our Site: We automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address when you visit our site in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only. If we ask for your personal information for other reasons, like for our email list or marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
Media: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
- If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
- If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
- When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
- If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your information, including personal information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
Information Regarding Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
- We need to perform a contract with you, such as when you create a Policy with us
- You have given us permission to do so
- The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights
- For payment processing purposes
- To comply with the law
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update or to delete the personal information we have on you
- The right of rectification
- The right to object
- The right of restriction
- The right to data portability
- The right to withdraw consent
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your personal information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
Embedded Content From, and Links to, Other Web Sites
Third-Party Service Providers
In general, the third-party service providers we use will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. Please note that certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. Also, certain providers may be located in, or have facilities located in, a different jurisdiction than either you or us. If you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our site, 2HappyGays.com. No personal information is ever sent to Google. Before sending any site usage data to Google, we anonymize IP addresses. We also exclude tracking for users who have activated the “Do Not Track” option in their web browser.
This anonymous data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
Email List Management
We provide paid products, merchandise, and/or services on our website. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).
The payment processors we work with are:
Our Email Policy
If you place an order with us, you will receive automated emails, and emails from our team, related to that order. If you choose to sign up for our email list, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates. We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By subscribing, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information
Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Retention of Your Personal Information
How long we retain certain data:
- Inactive accounts – 1 year
- Pending orders – 30 days
- Cancelled Orders – 30 days
- Failed Orders – 15 days
- If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Protecting Your Child’s Privacy
Our website is not designed for use by anyone under the age of 13 (“Child”), though we realize we may have a Child attempt to make purchases through our website. We do not verify the age of our users nor do we have any liability for verifying a user’s age. If you are a Child, please seek the permission of a parent or guardian before using our website. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your Child is using our website, please contact us to remove your Child’s account; we reserve the right to ask you for verification of your relationship to the Child before we honor such a request. If we discover that a Child has created an account on our website, we will immediately delete the account as soon as we discover it, we will not use the information for any purpose, and we will not disclose the information to third parties. However, as parent of such a Child, you understand that you are legally liable for any transactions created by the Child.
By accessing this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
Security & Protecting Your Data
2 Happy Gays takes reasonable steps to protect the personal data provided via our website and services from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from our staff may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any personal data to 2 Happy Gays via the Internet.
We also have a set of terms and conditions. Your access to and use of this website is subject to these terms and conditions, located here.
Contacting 2 Happy Gays
If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact us at admin@2HappyGays.com or by mail at: Happy Adams B.V., Binckhorstlaan 135 D-1, 2516BA Den Haag, The Netherlands.