Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Gosawa privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of any information you submit to us through our website. This includes "Personal Information," which is information about you that is personally identifiable such as your name, e-mail address, address, and other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing, as well as "Anonymous Information," which is information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information and does not permit the identification of individual persons.

Section 1. Your Privacy

1.1 General. Gosawa (“Gosawa” or “we”, “our” or “us”) takes very seriously the private nature of your personally identifying information. The privacy of all Gosawa users is very important. This Privacy Policy describes how we use the information we obtain when you visit (the “Site”) or use the products, services offered through the Site (collectively, the “Services”). Please read this notice carefully and do not hesitate to let us know if you have any questions.
1.2 Your Acceptance of this Privacy Policy. By using or accessing the Site, you are acknowledging and accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. Please note that we may update this Privacy Policy as we change or develop the Site or Services. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of the then-current Privacy Policy. For this reason, we recommend that you review the Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure that you understand and are willing to accept the current privacy practices of Gosawa.
1.3 Your Choice to Subscribe or Unsubscribe. Gosawa does not force you to subscribe to receive our daily deals newsletter. It is your choice upon entering our website or when registering your account. You have options If you change your mind and no longer want to be subscribed to receive our daily deals newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the daily deals newsletter by clicking the "Unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any received daily deal email. Alternatively, you may log into your Gosawa "My Account" and select to unsubscribe from the "Dashboard".

Section 2. How We Use Your Private Information

2.1 Email Address. When you sign up for our mailing lists, a Gosawa account, or other service or promotion that requires registration, you will be required to provide a valid email address. We will only use this email address to contact you as part of the transaction process, to send you periodic emails that you have signed up for, or for purposes that are intended to enhance your user experience. We may also occasionally contact you to obtain feedback on a specific merchant deal in which you have participated. We will not share your contact information with third parties, except as provided in Section 6.1. Gosawa will generally ask you to indicate whether or not you want to receive certain types of email communication from us, and we will adhere to your preferences unless we consider a particular communication to be absolutely necessary. Emails will generally contain a link at the bottom to be removed from our mailing list.
2.2 Name. When purchasing a coupon, you may be required to provide the full name of the person who will use it, whether that will be you or the person to whom you plan to transfer the coupon. We will only share this name with the merchant listed on that coupon. Your full name may be used by the merchant for the purposes of verifying that the coupon is valid. We will also collect your full name during the checkout process to verify your credit card payment information. When signing up for our mailing lists, a Gosawa account, or other services or promotions that require registration, you may also be asked to provide your name at that time so that we can personalize all communications you receive from us.
2.3 Financial Information. For certain services, we also request credit card or other payment account information which are maintained by our payment processor in encrypted form on secure servers. We do not share this information with any third party except the companies/bank responsible for processing our credit card transactions.
2.4 Demographic Information. We may occasionally collect demographic data, such as gender, and occupation. Providing this information is typically optional but helps us bring you better deals. We use this data to help determine which deals our users would most appreciate. We may also share this data with third parties, such as merchants featured on our site; however, no third party will be able to trace your personal demographic information back to you unless you have separately given your permission to do so.
2.5 Information Collected from Third Parties. We may combine information you submit under your account with information from other Gosawa services or third parties in order to provide you with a better experience and to improve the quality of our services. For certain services, we will give you the opportunity to opt out of combining such information.
2.5.1 Facebook Connect. By logging into the Site using your Facebook credentials, you will be giving Gosawa access to certain general personally identifying information stored in your Facebook profile. We will not view or store any data available to us from your Facebook profile without first obtaining your consent. You will be able to select what information we obtain from Facebook when registering for your Gosawa account. At various times on, you will be able to share our content with your Facebook friends. We do not view or store lists of your friends, nor do we view or store the specific messages that you send to your friends. However, we may record the number of times that particular content has been shared.

Section 3. Sharing functionality

3.1 At various times, you will be able to share content on our site using the share feature. We do not view or store the specific messages that you send through this feature, but we may record the number of times that particular content has been shared.

Section 4. Cookies, Images and Unique URLs

4.1 Cookies. Like most sites, Gosawa makes use of browser “cookies.” Cookies are small text files placed on your computer’s hard disk by our server. They allow us to quickly check your status as a subscriber and facilitate access to your preferences. Gosawa does not use cookies to retrieve or track information that is unrelated to the Site or services.
4.2 Images. Gosawa may also use transparent images in emails we send to you. We use these images to track the viewership of emails we send.
4.3 Unique URLs. Gosawa may also create unique links in emails that enable us to track on which emails you click.

Section 5. Your IP Address

5.1 We may occasionally collect and store your IP address. This helps us diagnose problems with our servers, administer our site, gather non-personally identifying information about our users, and detect and prevent fraudulent activity.

Section 6. Information sharing

6.1 Gosawa only shares your personally identifying information with other companies or individuals outside of Gosawa in limited circumstances.
6.1.1 Consent. Except as provided in Section 6.1.2, we require your consent before we share any of your personally identifying information.
6.1.2 Disclosure to Third Parties. We may provide personally identifying information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personally identifying information on our behalf. We reserve the right to transfer or assign the personally identifying information we have collected from you in the event Gosawa is acquired by, or mergers into, a third party, or in the event we undergo any other form of reorganization. In certain limited circumstances, our business partners may have a contractual right to obtain a copy of your contact information and to contact you if Gosawa is unable to fulfill our contractual obligations to those parties. We may share your personally identifying information when we believe in good faith that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Gosawa, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

Section 7. Usage Information

7.1 Gosawa may also collect non-personally identifying, aggregated information about subscribers’ use of our site. This information is not personally identifiable and will only be used to find out how visitors to our site use our service. For example, we may view how much time users spend on our site, from which other sites users came, and which links to external sites have been used, among other things. We may share this data with third parties in an aggregated, non- personally identifying form. Such information does not identify you individually.

Section 8. How to access and update your personal information

8.1 Although we take reasonable steps to ensure that all data we use is accurate, we depend on our users to update or correct their personally identifying information whenever necessary. We make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personally identifying information and either to correct this data if it is inaccurate or to delete such data at your request if it is not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes.

Section 9. Minors

9.1 Gosawa does not knowingly collect any information from persons under the age of 13. If we determine that any content has been uploaded to the Site by someone under the age of 13, it will be removed. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, please ask your parent’s permission before using the Site and the Service. Some Offers may be subject to further age limitations.

Section 10. Our Security Precautions

10.1 We take the security of your personally indentifying information seriously. We use secure server software, known as an SSL certificate, intended to ensure that sensitive personal and financial information is encrypted. We require all of our third party partners to use similar technology.

Section 11. Links to other websites

11.1 The Site may contain links to other websites. Gosawa is not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties or the content of these websites. If you follow these links you are responsible for reviewing the privacy policy of any third party website to determine that your personally identifying information is protected to your satisfaction.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us through our website by clicking the “help” link.