COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
We may collect the following kinds of information when you use the Services:
Information You Provide Directly To Us
When you use the Services or engage in certain activities, such as registering, requesting services, or contacting Us directly, We may ask you to provide some or all of the following types of information:
– Contact information, such as full name, email address, telephone or mobile number, address, delivery address and date of birth;
– Username and password;
– Location information as provided by your device or browser, such as your device’s GPS signal or information about nearby WiFi access points and any supporting correspondence for the purposes of following up issues and for assessing the quality of the Services We provide;
– Demographic information, such as your gender, ZIP/postal code, year of birth, and details about your personal preferences, interests, and characteristics;
– Payment information, such as credit card number, expiration date, and credit card security code, where needed to complete a transaction; and
– Requests and other correspondence you send to Us.
You can choose not to provide information to Us directly, but some of this information is required to participate in some of the Services, such as registering or requesting services.
If you provide information to Us about another person (such as a spouse, relative or friend) then you are responsible for making that individual aware that you have disclosed their personal information to Us and that We can use their information as set out in this policy.
Please direct them to this policy.
Any personal information is provided to HotelBoss of your own volition and will only be used by Us in accordance with this policy.
You may choose not to provide your personal information. If you choose not to give Us the personal information requested We may not be able to allow you to purchase products, utilise the Services or complete any transaction.
Information We Collect Automatically
We may collect certain information automatically through Our Services, such as your Internet protocol (IP) address, cookie identifiers, mobile advertising identifiers, and other device identifiers that are automatically assigned to your computer or device when you access the Internet, browser type, operating system, Internet service provider, pages that you visit before and after using the Services, the date and time of your visit, information about the links you click and pages you view within the Services, and other standard server log information. Your IP address assists Us with the diagnosis and analysis of problems or support issues with our services, such information gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.
Information We Obtain From Other Sources
We may receive information about you from other sources, including through third-party services and organisations. For example, if you access third-party services, such as Facebook or Twitter, through the Services to login to the Services or to share information about your experience on the Services with others, We may collect information from these third-party services.
USE OF INFORMATION
We only use payment information, such as credit card numbers, expiration date, and security codes, as necessary to complete a particular transaction or as otherwise required by law.
We generally use the information We collect online to:
– Fulfil your requests for products, services, and information;
– Verify your identity to create orders, access and view orders and to create and maintain an account in your name.
– Process any purchase or payment or to recover any payment due (this includes establishing and maintaining necessary accounts, records and/or billing systems);
– Provide customised content and make recommendations, including to preselect the hotel you are visiting and to serve you ads on Our own Services or elsewhere online that match your inferred interests, preferences, and characteristics;
– Analyse the use of the Services and user data to understand and improve the Services and user experience;
– Send you content and communications, including advertisements and offers, about our own and our trusted partners’ products and services;
– Conduct surveys, research, and evaluations;
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
We are committed to maintaining your trust, and We want you to understand when and with whom We may share the information We collect. You acknowledge and agree that the information you provide Us may be passed on to third parties.
We share your information with hotels you visit, or with your consent.
You agree to allow Us to use Your personal information for the purpose of sending or facilitation communications (including the communication of promotions or deals) between You and the relevant merchant or hotel; performing diagnostics testing and analysis of problems or support issues with Our services or for the purposes of research; providing aggregated data to merchants and hotels and our affiliated business partners on an anonymous basis regarding order habits, spending, location, favourite orders, gender, birth date together with relevant analytics data and research; and sending communications from Us and from merchants, hotels and our business partners that You may be interested in.
You agree to allow Us to share Your personal information with the following parties hotels, merchants and business partners of HOTELBOSS, for the purposes of facilitating the placement of orders, payment and deliveries (where selected) of products and for notifying You of offers and promotions from hotels, merchants and business partners; third parties where necessary for the purposes of API or SMPP integration of HOTELBOSS systems; requests for information received from government and regulatory bodies; in an aggregated, anonymous manner with a third party; or with any other third party in any other manner.
Authorised Third-Party Vendors And Service Providers
We share your information with third-party vendors and service providers that provide business services to Us or on Our behalf, such as to market products or services or deliver ads to you, analyse activity on the Services, provide content, and help to maintain Our user database and administer e-mails, surveys or other communications.
We may share your information with and among any corporate affiliates and subsidiaries.
We may share your information in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of a website, a merger, consolidation, asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
We may disclose information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, law enforcement requests, legal claims or government inquiries, and to prevent fraud and to protect and defend the rights, interests, safety, and security of Company, our users, or the public.
With Your Consent
We may share information for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time We collect the information or pursuant to your consent.
If you access third-party services, such as Facebook, Google, or Twitter, through the Services to login to the Services or to share information about your experience on the Services with others, these third-party services may be able to collect information about you, including information about your activity on the Site, and they may notify your connections on the third-party services about your use of the Site, in accordance with their own privacy policies.
We may share aggregate information with third parties, including advertisers and other business partners. This aggregate information does not contain any personal information that individually identifies you.
We use reasonable measures to help protect information from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. You acknowledge that no data storage system or transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be secure.
COOKIES, PIXEL TAGS AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
– Cookies can remember your sign-in credentials so you don’t have to enter those credentials each time you log on to a service.
– Cookies help Us and third parties understand which parts of Our Services are the most popular because they help Us to see which pages and features visitors are accessing and how much time they are spending on the pages. By studying this kind of information, We are better able to adapt the Services and provide you with a better experience.
– Cookies help Us and third parties understand which ads you have seen so that you don’t receive the same ad each time you access a Service.
– Cookies help Us and third parties provide you with relevant content and advertising by collecting information about your use of Our Services and other websites and apps.
Pixel tags are very small images or small pieces of data embedded in images, also known as “web beacons” or “clear GIFs,” that can recognise cookies and communicate information from your device to a server, such as the time and date a page is viewed, a description of the page where the pixel tag is placed, and similar information from your computer or device.
Local storage technologies are similar to the cookies discussed above in that they are stored on your device and can be used to store certain information about your activities and preferences. However, these technologies may make use of different parts of your device from standard cookies, and so you might not be able to control them using standard browser tools and settings.
In addition, We may also collect information regarding identification of Mac devices for the purposes of assisting Us in analysing and monitoring the usage of the HOTELBOSS app.
By accessing and using the Services, you consent to the use and storage of cookies, web pixels, local storage technologies, and similar technologies on your browsers and devices. You also consent to the access of such technologies by Us and by the third parties with whom We work.
You may be able to refuse or disable cookies by adjusting your web browser settings. Because each web browser is different, please consult the instructions provided by your web browser (typically in the “help” section). Please note that you may need to take additional steps to refuse or disable local storage and other technologies. If you choose to refuse, disable, or delete these technologies, some of the functionality of the Services may no longer be available to you.
You can request access and update your information by emailing Us at: email@example.com
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen without parental consent, unless permitted by law. If We learn that a child under the age of thirteen has provided Us with personal information, We will delete it in accordance with applicable law.
THIRD-PARTY, ADVERTISING, LINKS AND CONTENT OF INFORMATION
Do-Not-Track Signals and Similar Mechanisms
Some web browsers transmit “do-not-track” signals to websites. Because of differences in how web browsers incorporate and activate this feature, it is not always clear whether users intend for these signals to be transmitted, or whether they even are aware of them. We currently do not take action in response to these signals.
RIGHTS TO ACCESS
You have the right to review the information that may be recorded by HotelBoss. Information may be reviewed by contacting Our privacy officer on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information contained on the database may be amended by contacting Us on email@example.com. You may also make a request to delete personal information and all reasonable steps to delete the information will be made, except where the information must be retained for legal reasons. Deletion of information may result in Us being unable to provide Services.
HotelBoss will hold any personal information you provide Us for a reasonable period for the purposes outlined above.
Out IT systems are protected in accordance with relevant industry best practises which include access via password protection, firewalling and encrypted administrative communications. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information you provide to us is protected against loss or misuse. However, We cannot guarantee the security of any personal information accordingly any personal information you provide to Us is provided at your own risk.
By providing personal information to HotelBoss online or in person, you consent to the collection and use of such information by Us, Our affiliates, partners, contractors and permitted agents consistent with applicable laws and in accordance with this policy
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