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Introduction - Why privacy matters?
This document purports to enlighten you in respect of:
Ø Which kind of information do we keep or use?
Ø How we keep and use your personal information?
Ø With whom do we share your personal information?
Ø What happens in the event of a change in Yupe’s control?
Ø How long do we keep your personal information?
Ø Your options and rights for the collection and use of your personal information.
Ø How do we protect your privacy?
1. Which kind of information do we keep or use?
In general, we collect and use:
Ø Your and other people’s personal data you give to us, (including your name, your contact details, username, password, e-mail address, picture, phone number, the names of anybody travelling with you and your payment information, your comments, forum posts, and other content you post to our community), and,
Ø Analytics information: We use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the service. These tools collect information sent by your device or our service, including the web pages you visit, add-ons, and other information that assists us in improving the service. We collect and use this analytics information with analytics information from other Members so that it cannot reasonably be used to identify any particular individual Member, and,
Ø We might collect and use your personal data automatically in some cases : Including but not limited to your IP address, the date and time you accessed Yupe Services, the hardware, software or internet browser you used and information about your computer’s operating system web request, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on Yupe, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information. We may also collect similar information from emails sent to our Members which then help us track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. The information allows for more accurate reporting and improvement of Yupe, and
Ø Communications between you and Yupe , such as the service-related emails (e.g., account verification, changes/updates to features of the service, technical and security notices) submitted to you are further kept by Yupe as well as your queries submitted to Yupe by you.
2. How we keep and use your personal information?
We use your personal information that we acquire for the following general purposes:
· Aid you efficiently access your information pursuant to your sign in,
· Remember information to ensure that you will not have to re-enter it when you visit Yupe later,
· Contacting you in general,
· Providing information about us and invitations from Yupe, including registration and management of your account, access to and use of our Site to enable us to make travel reservations, to answer your questions and comments, to improve the interest in Yupe Services and our Site, to notify you of special deals or services that you may receive from us or our partners, in accordance with your marketing preferences.
· Customizing the ads shown to you.
· Asking for information.
· Resolving disputes or resolving issues for the purpose of eliminating illegal activities that may be prohibited,
· Improving, testing, and monitoring the efficiency of Yupe,
· Monitoring metrics including total number of visitors, demographic patterns and traffic,
· Diagnosing or correcting technology problems.
3. With whom do we share your personal information?
Yupe may use the requested information for the purpose of direct marketing by itself or its collaborators. Personal information can also be used to contact the user when necessary. The information requested by us, information provided by the user or information acquired through transactions may be used in various statistical evaluations, database creation and researches by us and our partners; without revealing the identity of our Members.
In addition, Yupe may also share your information as well as information from tools like cookies, log files, and device identifiers and location data, with third-party organizations that help us provide the service to you ("Service Providers"). Our Service Providers will be given access to your information as is reasonably necessary to provide the Service under reasonable confidentiality terms.
Please keep in mind that should you remove information that you posted to Yupe, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of Yupe, or if other Members or third parties have copied or saved that information.
We would like to kindly note that legal requests concerning your personal information to be shared with legal authorities shall be responded by Yupe, if we have a good faith belief that the law requires us to do so.
4. What happens in the event of a change in Yupe’s control?
5. How long do we keep your personal information?
We may keep certain information associated with you in our archives for analysis and data integrity purposes. The amount of time we will store your information will depend on our purpose for collecting and using it. We do not store your personal information for longer than necessary for our business purposes or legal requirements. We may retain certain information even after you close your account for a certain period of time, for example when necessary to fulfill our legal obligations or to exercise, defend or establish legal rights.
6. Your options and rights for the collection and use of your personal information:
You may not provide us with your personal information, but it is necessary for you to take advantage of some of the features available at Yupe Services. We will try to ensure that your personal information is appropriate, accurate and complete for the intended use. You can also visit, add, or update the information you provide to us by visiting your subscription page on our Site. You can also add information, update existing ones, and close your account. If you decide to close your account, we will disable your account and remove your profile information from the active view. You can always contact us and we will send you an email to verify your request. Please note that once you close your account, you will not be able to log in or access to your personal information. However, you can open a new account at any time. When you sign up, you have the opportunity to specify your marketing preferences and choose whether you want to receive marketing e-mail messages from us or not. As a registered Member, you can change your selections at any time.
7. How do we protect your privacy?
We want you to feel safe when using Yupe Services and we strive to protect the information we collect. While no website can guarantee security, we apply appropriate physical, administrative, technical and institutional measures to protect the information you provide to us from unauthorized or illegal access, disclosure, accidental loss, damage, alteration or destruction. For example, only authorized employees are allowed to access to your personal information, and such access may only be permitted for business purposes. In addition, we use encryption to share personal information between our systems and the systems of the parties to whom we share sensitive information, and use firewalls and intrusion detection systems to help prevent unauthorized access to your information.