This Policy shall also include our Terms and Conditions of Service (the “Terms”) and any supplemental guidelines and policies provided by us from time to time, all incorporated herein by reference.
As used herein and elsewhere, the words “collect”, “use”, “process”, “treat”, “disclose” and analogous shall be related to your personally identifiable information (the “PI”) and other data that we may receive from our clients, users and/or visitors, including cookies inside a computer and mobile device IDs.
In order to use the Site, you may need to disclose your PI to us, including but not limited to: your name, last name, mobile phone number and email. In addition, we offer certain payment functionalities, which require that certain third party payment processing platforms collect sensitive financial information of our users (e.g. credit card and payment information).
If you do not wish to disclose any or part of your PI to us, you may still be able to use some of the functionalities of the Site, though we will not be able to guarantee that you will be able to enjoy our products, services and benefits if you elect not to disclose it to us. Overall, your final remedies will be to close this web tab, delete your account with us and/or exit the Site.
PURPOSE AND PROCESS OF THE COLLECTED INFORMATION
In order for us to offer our products and provide our services, we will need to undertake the storage, use, combination, integration, disclosure, and process of your PI; including, in case, the transfer to our affiliates and other authorized third parties. By storing your PI on our secure servers, we are able to shorten your login process and allow you to modify your personal profile online. We will generally collect, use and disclose your PI to:
- Send recommendations about your browsing preferences.
- Verify your e-mail address; send password retrieval links and other account notices.
- Improve your user experience and provide you with personalized support
- Develop, research, process, safeguard and improve our services.
- Answer to queries and suggestions you submit to us.
- Improve your user experience, offer newsletters, offer promotions, send service related announcements and contact you about inquiries for our services.
The Site may offer the functionality of using your social media and other third party credentials (e.g. Facebook and Google) to execute single-sign-on, and in that manner we will also collect your PI as provided to us by such third party platforms; such as your photos, info of your social media contacts and their common contacts, login data and profile information such as “about me”, “friend lists” and “interests”. We will not collect more information when using such credentials beyond the PI such third parties generally disclose to us via their services. For more information, please refer to the terms and policies of such platforms.
CONTROL OF YOUR INFORMATION
As our user, you will generally be able to control and select the amount and type of PI you may disclose to us when using our Site. Accordingly, and in order to enforce of your privacy rights, please contact us as indicated in the contact section of the Site. Your privacy request must include, at the least, the following information: (i) your complete name, address and/or e-mail address in order for us to notify you the response to your request; (ii) attached documents establishing your identity; and (iii) a clear and concise description of the PI with regard to which you seek to enforce any of your privacy rights. If you request rectification, please indicate amendments to be made and attach documentation to back up your request.
Upon receipt of your request, and after due review, we may then edit, deactivate and/or delete your PI from our Site. Please take into account that we may not be able to delete all of your data from our secure databases or the databases of third parties to which your PI has already been disclosed. If that is the case, please contact such third parties directly in order to request enforcement of your privacy rights. In case of secure databases under our control where deletion becomes impossible, we will make such information inaccessible.
SAFETY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use industry standard protocols and technology to protect your registered user information and PI, such as Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and secure databases. Your PI is only accessible by a limited number of our employees who have special access rights. However, please take into account that the Internet and related transmissions are not secure or error free communication means. Additionally, if you post information on a public forum, message board, blog or bulletin board, any PI you elect to disclose therein there may or will be read, collected and/or used by other users of such forums and could be used by third parties to send you unsolicited messages.
Through the simple use of the Site and our services, you hereby represent and warrant that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age –or older– as of the date of first access thereof. If you are still a minor (which may depend on the jurisdiction where you reside), you must access the Site under the direct supervision of your parent or legal guardian. Trendytripping does not knowingly collect any kind of information from persons under the age of thirteen (13), and if we learn or have reason to suspect that a Site user is under age thirteen (13), we will delete any PI under that user’s account.
INFORMATION RELEASE AND DISCLOSURE
We must reserve our right to disclose your PI when we or our affiliates, clients, contractors, licensors, officers, agents and/or representatives reasonably believe it necessary to protect our interests, or where you result to be in breach of Terms and/or this Policy. Accordingly, we will have the right to disclose any and all collected PI and/or data, under the following circumstances:
- If required under applicable law, rules or regulations.
- In response to a valid request or subpoena from a government or law enforcement agency.
- To defend ourselves and our affiliates, licensors, officers, agents and representatives from legal claims and processes brought to us by third parties (including takedown notices).
- To defend the property, rights and integrity of any of our users, advertisers or licensors.
- To stop or cause to cease any actions that we may consider to cause –whether allegedly or factually– a contingency or liability.
We may also share non-personal information with third parties, such as aggregate user statistics, demographic information, and web site usage information.
NEWSLETTERS AND COMMERCIAL MESSAGES
From time to time, we will ask you for express permission and consent to receive Commercial Electronic Messages (‘CEM’). A CEM is a message in an electronic format (e.g. email, SMS, push notifications and other form of communications) which is then sent to an electronic address (e.g. email, mobile device) and that contains a message asking recipients to participate in commercial activities (e.g. purchase of products, services and invitations to participate in user research). Our optional email newsletters are considered CEMs, and therefore you may subscribe or unsubscribe from them at will, usually on your account settings, or by following the unsubscribe links contained therein.
COOKIES AND BEACONS
THIRD PARTY SITES AND SERVICES
Our Site may display hyperlinks to the websites of our commercial partners and other third parties. If you click on such links, you are choosing to visit such websites, and will be redirected there. Please take into consideration that we are not responsible for the privacy and personal data practices undertook by such parties, and our Policy and Terms are no longer into. In addition, any banner or ad that we may have on our Site does not constitute any endorsement of any third party thereof.
From time to time, we may use Google Analytics, Ad Words, Double Click and/or Ad Sense tracking codes, and other third party software tools (such as remarketing codes) in order to collect information and marketing analytics about the manner in which you browse our Site. These ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history, and may include retargeting codes. For example, third party vendors may show you Trendytripping’s ads on certain websites across the Internet, even after you leave our Site. The collected information is anonymized, meaning it cannot be tracked back to individuals. Using such tools, we learn how to optimize, and serve ads based on a user’s past visits, providing you with a better user experience.
You can learn more about how to opt-out by browsing Google’s opting-out and privacy pages located at www.google.com, or the Network Advertising Initiative website located at www.networkadvertising.org. In addition, you may set browser, device and computer system preferences for how other third parties serve ads to you.
NOTICE TO NEW YORK RESIDENTS
TrendyTripping main business operations are located in the State of New York. In compliance with the Personal Privacy Protection Law or ‘PPPL’, we are responsible for any and all factual or suspected security data breaches into our PI databases, and are also required to notify our Israel customers of any such factual or suspected breach (by email and/or post). A breach of security is defined as an “unauthorized access, or authorized access for an illegitimate purpose of PI, that compromises the security, confidentiality or integrity of such PI”.
Such notification will be subject to a variety of factors, including but not limited to, the type of PI breached, whether the database was secured or not, type of key/cipher used, whether the PI was factually or allegedly acquired by an unauthorized person, and whether misuse of the PI is reasonably possible. Our customers can rest assured that we will undertake any and all necessary safety, managerial and technical measures in order to protect your PI and our right to privacy.
We use third-party payment processors to manage any transactions undertook through the Site. The processing of payments will be subject to the fees, terms, conditions and privacy policies of such payment processors. Trendytripping is not responsible for any and all errors by the payment processors.
We reserve the right to amend, change, suspend and/or update our Site, our services, this Policy and/or our Terms, in whole or in part, from time to time and at our sole and final discretion. Your continued use thereof after the last effective date of modifications thereof indicates your acceptance of such modifications. We will post any updates on our Site, and may also send you an email or otherwise notify you of any material changes to this Policy.
If you have any questions or queries about us, our Site, our Terms and/or this Policy, please contact us as indicated in our contact page: www.trendytripping.com/contact.
Date of last effective update is April 1st 2017.