Boutiquetravellers Privacy Policy

Welcome to the world of boutiquetravellers and we are very happy that you are joining our world and using our services. With our platform we are aiming to connect people on basis of their preferences with regard to travelling and everything that comes along with exploring the world. On our sites we want to focus on the great and unique places and are not intending to provide general reviews like other sites. Within our community of boutiquetravellers we treat each other with utmost respect, emphasize the integrity of our members and are very grateful to you for sharing your unique experiences with us. Sharing is caring and caring is a matter of trust. Trust has to be mutual and we are aware that we have to earn your trust for a successful growth and a great platform adding super value for our community. So will always make sure that your privacy is respected and taken care. We are fully committed to respect your privacy and to protect your personal data, which is any information that is eligible in identifying you as an individual person, collected via all our sites and/or apps that are linked to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy describes how we handle and protect your personal data in connection with all our sites within our capacities. Our sites only collect personal information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by you. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to the information that has been voluntarily provided to us, such as, e.g. your name, interests, address, email address and telephone and mobile numbers and the information and recommendations that you provided to us in our Facebook Group or Instagram or any other site or channel related to and hosted by boutiquetravellers. We may also store and maintain any content that you provide, including but not limited to postings on any blogs, forums, pages, wikis and other social media applications and services that we may provide or use. We will not usually seek sensitive information (e.g., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs,…) from you. We will, where necessary, obtain your explicit consent to collect and use such sensitive information.

If you contribute to our sites you acknowledge and agree that we or our affiliates shall own and have the unrestricted right to use, publish, and otherwise exploit any and all information that you post or otherwise publish on our sites (Websites, Facebook Sites, Facebook Groups, Instagram,…) in comments, postings, survey responses, and otherwise, and you hereby waive any claims against us or our affiliates for any alleged or actual infringements of any rights of privacy or publicity, moral rights, or rights of attribution in connection with our or our affiliate’s use and publication of such submissions. You confirm that you will not post or otherwise publish on the site any materials that are either threatening or disrespectful and/or would encourage a criminal offense, offend other people, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate law; and/or further infringe the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third parties or contain advertising. We or our affiliates do not and cannot review constantly all information posted to the site by users and are therefore not responsible for such information. In any case we or our affiliates reserve the right to refuse to post and the right to remove any information, in whole or in part, for any reason or for no reason. In any case we or our affiliates will remove any posted submission that infringes to our knowledge the copyright or other intellectual property right of other persons under the current law. Please note that some information we collect passively, for example, with our servers or with cookies or other similar tracking technologies. And some information we collect from different sources, including from you, affiliated entities, business partners, and other independent third- party sources. When you use our sites and services by “clicking-through” from a third-party website or when you visit third-party websites via our sites and services, those third-party websites may share information with us about your use of their service. Any information that we receive from third-party websites may be combined with the information provided by you.

This site collects standard internet log information including your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses. To ensure that this site is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation, we or our service providers may also use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or electronic images that allow this site to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies to collect aggregate data. Additional information on how we use cookies and other tracking technologies and how you can control these can be provided upon request. We may also automatically collect information about the devices you use to interact with our sites to constantly improve our services. Additionally we may automatically look into information about how you use the sites, such as what you have searched for and viewed on our sites. The information automatically collected will be linked with any personal data you have provided to us via any channels. At times, you may provide personal information via this site, for example, to gain access to specific content, attend an event, respond to a survey, or request communications about specific areas of interest. In such cases, the information you submit will be used to manage your request and to customize and improve this site and services offered to you. It might happen that we need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal information or to exercise any of your other rights. In case and to the extent you use a third party to submit a data request on your behalf, we might need to take reasonable steps to verify the authenticity of the request. These security measures are important to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any other person who has not the right to receive it.

Please be aware that we may also use your personal information for marketing purposes, or to send you promotional materials or communications regarding services that we feel may be of interest to you. We will always try to customize any information provided to you as much as possible. We may also contact you to seek feedback on services provided by us or for market or other research or improvement purposes. Your personal information may also be used to protect our rights or property and that of our users and, where appropriate, to comply with legal process. Further by registering for our newsletters or alerts, you agree to receive the information to which you have subscribed at the e-mail address that you provided at registration. We will send e-mails to this address related to your registration. Be aware that whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by other users. We are not responsible for any action or policies of any other parties who collect information that users publicly disclose in any such forums or groups on the sites such e.g. Facebook, Instagram etc. . Personal data collected on our sites may be transferred to our subsidiaries and/or affiliates and their personnel as well as to our third party service providers located throughout the world, including in countries where the local law may grant you fewer rights than you have in your own country. Unfortunately we can not have full control over this transfer. Additionally, the sites may be viewed and hosted by third party service providers anywhere in the world. Where required by law, we have put in place legal mechanisms designed to ensure adequate data protection of your personal data that is processed by our subsidiaries, affiliates and third- party service providers, including the transfer of your personal data to countries other than the one in which you reside. By using any of the sites and providing information on any of them, you voluntarily consent to such transborder transfer and hosting of such information. On our mobile applications we may use third party service providers to analyze non- personally identifiable user activity to fix errors, monitor usage, and improve the performance of the mobile applications. In addition, our services offer a personalized list of recommendations providing you with potential content that we think you will find interesting. Recommendations are based solely on what you have viewed on our sites and apps. A unique user analysis tool that is generated by the app helps personalize your app experience and tracks the information that you read in the app. We do not share your viewing history or trends with other users or any external third parties others than explicitly third parties working for us. Our sites may enable you to link your social network accounts including, but not limited to, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, XING, Facebook, and YouTube, with us. The sites also may allow you to log in to our account using certain social network account credentials. By linking your social network account with us or logging in to our account using your social network account credentials, you give us permission to access information that you have made available in your public profile for or on our site on that social network account. The information available in your public profile varies based on the social network and your settings, but may include your email address, real name, pictures, gender, interests, places you like and/or linked to our service and location. We use the information we receive from your social network account in accordance with the social network’s terms of use and this Privacy Policy. Please refer to the privacy settings in your social network account for information about what data is shared with us and other connected applications and to manage the data that is shared through your account, including information about your activities using our sites. If you would like to disconnect a social media account from us, refer to the settings of that social network account and its provider. We will make our best efforts to remain dedicated to personal data-related compliance and ensure that we meet the industry standards for data privacy, including GDPR. BT will ensure ongoing efforts to make necessary changes to its products and services to meet global industrial privacy standards and will continue to participate in industry-leading data privacy initiatives.

Therefor we may modify or amend this Privacy statement from time to time at our discretion. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy statement to be informed about how we are protecting your information. By using our sites and apps, you are agreeing to the use of your information as described in this Privacy Statement.

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