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Privacy statement

PRIVACY STATEMENT

Last Revised: AUGUST 28, 2018 

Tripendy BVBA. (“Tripendy” “we” or “us”) is the operator of the Site and the provider of the Services. Tripendy respects your privacy, and we created this privacy policy (the “Policy”) to explain how we collect, use and disclose your information when you access the Site and use the Services. The Policy is only applicable to our Site and our Services and not to any other website, service or online platform.

BY ACESSING THE SITE, UTILIZING ANY OF THE SERVICES AND/OR REGISTERING WITH US, YOU SIGNIFY THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS POLICY, INCLUDING OUR TERMS OF SERVICE, WHICH ARE INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE.

Types of Information.

Collected Personal Information.

Tripendy may ask you for some or all of the following types of information which may be identifiable to you when you register for our services, access various content or features, or directly contact the site: (i) contact information, such as your email address and name; (ii) your age; and (iii) information for the purpose of authenticating yourself or your account if we have reason to believe, in our sole discretion, that you may be violating site policies or for any other reason we deem necessary (collectively “Personal Information”). You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all Personal Information you submit to Tripendy. We collect and store all Personal Information you submit to us voluntarily through registering with us or uploading, or posting User Content through the Site or Services. If you are signed into your Tumblr, Twitter or Facebook account and you “like” or “comment” on Tripendy Content (such as the articles found on Tripendy blog) or other User Content, your Tumblr, Twitter or Facebook username will be displayed and so available to the public.

You agree that your username likes, feedback, and any associated comments may become public information; we therefore urge you to exercise caution when deciding to disclose any Personal Information on the Site or through the Services.

Non-Personal Information Cookies and Other Technologies.

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site 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.

How We Use Cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of reasons including (but not limited to) those detailed below. Your continued use of this site implies your consent to our use of cookies. For the best browsing experience, it is recommended that you leave all cookies on this site enabled. 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. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set.

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 afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out. No cookies store your personally identifiable information. This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users. From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages. When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence. While this illustrates many of our primary uses for cookies, it is not exhaustive.

Third Party Cookies.

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details a non-exhaustive list of which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics, which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

We also use third party cookies to verify that you are human, and route your requests to the nearest web server for the fastest possible browsing experience.

Information Collected Automatically.

We automatically receive and collect information such as your IP address, the URLs of websites you arrive at Tripendy from or leave Tripendy to go to, your type of browser and language, access times, the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us, your operating system, your mobile provider, your mobile device, and your ISP. We may use such information to better understand how Tripendy visitors use the Site, to analyze trends, administer the website, prevent fraud, and gather broad demographic information.

Our Use of Your Information.

Our primary purpose in collecting information, both Personal Information and other, is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. You agree that we may use your information to: Provide the services and customer support you request. Troubleshoot problems and prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities. Customize, measure and improve our Services, content and advertising. Tell you about our Services, targeted marketing, service updates, and promotional offers based on your communication preferences. Monitor and enforce our Terms of Service. Communicate with Users about products and/or services they may be interested in. Verify your eligibility to use the Site. Approach you for participating in Tripendy events and experiences.

Our Disclosure of Your Information.

Tripendy is committed to maintaining your trust and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share information collected about you.

We may disclose Personal Information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a listing or other content violates the rights of others, or protect anyone’s rights, property, or safety. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

We may also share your Personal Information with: Service providers under contract who help with our business operations (we employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products and services to you).

Certain of Tripendy’s program participants under confidentiality agreement, as we in our sole discretion believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity.

Other business entities, should we plan to merge with or be acquired by that business entity.

Marketing.

We may sell or rent your information to third parties for marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may combine your information with information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our services, content and advertising. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us or participate in our ad-customization programs, simply indicate your preference or by following the directions provided with the communication or advertisement.

No Spam or Spyware.

We do not tolerate spam. Spamming is explicitly prohibited it by our Terms of Service. If you would like to report an incident of spamming or other unauthorized communications form other Users, please contact us at info@tripendy.com. We maintain the right to investigate such incidents and take suitable action.

Account Protection.

The Personal Information we collect is stored on a secure, password-protected server and only authorized personnel have access to your information. We use industry-standard encryption technologies with respect to the receipt and transfer of Personal Information you submit. Nevertheless, despite our best efforts, no transmission over the Internet and no data storage method can be guaranteed to be safe 100% of the time. Tripendy cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Tripendy or guarantee that your end user data stored on the Services may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If you enter sensitive information we will encrypt such information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

The Site is and wil be hosted on servers in Europe, the United States and Asia. Accordingly, the Personal Information you provide to us will be transferred to these locations. By submitting your Personal Information, you consent to its transfer and storage in Europe, the United States and Asia, and its use in accordance with the purposes for which it was originally collected.

Email Communications.

We may use your email to deliver Tripendy’s newsletter, as well as for other promotional (e.g., new product offerings, special offers by us or other third parties) purposes. Email messages we send you may contain code that enables our database to track your usage of the emails we send you, such usage includes whether the email was opened and what links (if any) were clicked. If you send an email to us, or fill out our “Feedback” form, we will collect your email address and the full content of your email, including attached files, and other information you provide. You may indicate your preference to opt out of receiving promotional communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional email you receive or by contacting us directly at info@tripendy.com. You acknowledge that it may take up to 10 days for us to process an opt-out request. Please note, however, that you cannot opt out of receiving transactional e-mails related to your account with us. Third Parties Except as otherwise expressly included in this Policy, this document addresses only the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. If you disclose your information to others Users on our Site or on other sites throughout the Internet, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to them. We do not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable.

We are not responsible for any information we do not collect. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your Personal Information to others.

Changes to this Policy.

We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy. Any such changes to this Policy will be posted here on our Site so we urge to please visit this page frequently. In all cases, use of information we collect is subject to the Policy in effect at the time such information is collected.