Privacy policy

Privacy and Cookie Policy

Last Update June 4th 2019

This Privacy Policy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple jurisdictions, including the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679), and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. This privacy policy relates solely to, if not stated otherwise within this document.

Giant Book in the process of incorporation, doing business as (“We”, “Us” or “Our”) processes certain Personal and Non-Personal Data (“Data”) from both visitors and registered users (“you” or “yours”) on our Website with the URL:, and any subdomain.

1 The data controller is:

Giantbook LLC a company incorporated under the laws of United States, Delaware.

2 Types of data we collect

For every account we collect the user’s name, user’s social account url, mail address, country, occupation, login dates, transaction details and IPs.

The details on each type of Data we collect are given in this document, and is provided by individuals, or in case of usage data collected automatically by us.

All information we request is required and your rejection or failure to provide such information could make it impossible to use our Services. We may indicate that specific Data is not mandatory, and you are free not to provide us such Data. Users who are uncertain which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact us at: [email protected]

3 Methods of collecting and processing

We undertake to implement all reasonable security measures to prevent unauthorized access to, disclosure or modification of all Data we collect. We collect and process Data in an automated matter, following certain procedures in accordance with the purposes indicated in these Policies.The Data may be accessible to employees or independent agents, who are involved in daily operations. In addition, we may also authorize and appoint external parties, including third-party service providers, mail carriers and hosting providers. The most recent list of these parties may be requested from us at any time.

4 Legal basis of processing

We collect and process Personal Data when there is a legal basis, and in the following situations:

  1. Individuals have given us their consent;
  2. For the performance of an agreement with the User, or pre-contractual duty;
  3. In order to comply with a legal obligation to which we are subject;
  4. The processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest
  5. The processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by us or any other party.

5 Place

The Data is processed at our offices and in any other place where we conduct business. The transfer of Data could involve transferring the User's Data to a country other than their own, and may only occur on a legal basis.

6 Retention time

Your Personal Data is stored for as long as the legitimate purpose, precedingly mentioned in these Policies, requires this. We may retain Personal Data for a longer period of time as long as you as a User of our Services, will not withdraw your consent. We may have an obligation to retain Personal Data for a longer period of time whenever a legal obligation or court order requires this. Once the retention period terminates, we may delete your Data, and as a consequence you cannot have the right to access, delete, correct or transfer your Data.

7 The purposes of storing and processing data

All Data related to our Users is collected to allow us to provide our Services on our Website. In addition, the following purposes apply:

  • Registration, authentication and login credentials;
  • Access to third-party accounts;
  • Managing contacts and sending and answering messages;
  • Analytics, content features or A/B testing;
  • Device permissions for Personal Data access;
  • Displaying content from external platforms;
  • Payments;
  • Managing support Services and contact requests;
  • Platform Services and hosting;
  • Social plugins and spam protection;
  • Third-Party heat mapping and session recording;
  • Behavioral targeting;
  • User database management.

8 Device permissions for personal data access

Depending on the User's device, Giant Book may request certain permissions that allow access to the User's device Data. Once the permission has been given, it can be revoked by the User at any time. In order to revoke these permissions, Users may refer to the device settings or contact us.

9 Access to third-party accounts

Personal Data may be shared with third-party processors or controllers, allowing them to access Data from your use of our Website and Services. Here is a list containing all Processors and Controllers. Please refer to their respective Privacy Policies.

Entity Name



Link to Privacy Policy

Facebook, Inc.

Social Media


Instagram, Inc.

Social Media


Linkedin, Inc.



Twitter, Inc.



V Kontakte LLC

Social Media


Mail.Ru LLC



10 Our services are not for children under the age of eighteen

Users declare themselves to be adult, and minors may use Giant Book only with the assistance of a parent or legal guardian. Under no circumstance, persons under the age of 18 may use our Services or visit our Website.

11 Analysis based on the user’s data (“profiling”)

We may use Personal Data and usage data collected on our Website to create or update User profiles. The purpose of using these types of Data is, it allows us to evaluate certain preferences and behavior and the choices that you make on our Website. User profiles can also be created through the use of automated tools like algorithms, provided by third parties. Users may object to the above described methods of profiling by writing us an email at: [email protected]

12 The rights of Users

Users may exercise their data protection rights regarding their Data stored and processed by us. Users have the following rights:

  • Withdraw their previously given consent to the processing and storing of their Data;
  • Object to the processing of their Data if it is carried out on a legal basis other than consent;
  • Verify the accuracy of their Data stored by us, and make request for updates or corrections;
  • Restrict the processing of their Data, in which case we will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it;
  • Request the full and complete erasure of their Data from us;
  • Receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and, if technically feasible, have it transported to another controller without any hindrance;
  • Bring a claim before the Data Protection Authority (DPA) of the country of their habitual residence.

13 How to exercise these rights

Any requests to exercise your rights can be directed to us through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by us without delay.

14 Additional information about Data collection and processing

The User's Personal Data may be used by us in a Court, or in the stages leading to legal proceedings, arising from improper use of Giant Book or our Services. The User must be aware that we may be required to reveal Personal Data upon the request of any public authority.

15. Children and Our Services.

Our services are not directed to children according to the applicable law, and you may not use our services if you are under the age of thirteen (13) years old. In addition, you must be old enough to agree to the collecting and processing of your personal data in your country. In some countries we may allow your parent or legal guardian to do so on your behalf). You must be at least 16 years of age to use Periscope.

16 System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, Giant Book and any third-party Services may collect files that record interaction with Giant Book (system logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

17 Amendments to this Privacy and Cookie Policy

We reserve the right to make any changes to this Privacy and Cookie Policy at any time by giving notice to the Users on our Website and possibly by sending a notice to the Users via their contact information that is available to us. We strongly recommend you to regularly check this page, and refer to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. Should such changes affect our Data storing and processing activities that are based on the User’s consent, we shall request again your consent.

18 Cookie Policy and our use

This Website uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

19 Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other Websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. For that reason it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

20 Account related Cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterward to remember your site preferences when logged out.

21 More Information

If there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site

However, if you are still looking for more information, you can contact us by emailing us at: [email protected]