Privacy Policy

BOOKASONE – PRIVACY POLICY

Following is the privacy policy for BOOKASONE.COM. We endeavor to ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal information provided to us. Please read the following to know about our privacy policy.

 

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

We receive and store any information you enter on our website which includes information that can includes your first and last name, telephone number, postal and email addresses, and billing information (such as credit card number, cardholder name, and expiration date). We also receive your hotel room preferences, frequent flyer details, etc. You may choose not to provide information to us, but some information about you is required to register as a member; book travel packages/deals and other travel products; complete a traveler profile; participate in a survey, contest, or sweepstakes; ask us a question; or initiate other transactions on our site.

 

Travel Companion Information. When you make a reservation for someone else through this website, we will request personal information and travel preferences about that individual. We presume that you have obtained the consent of other individual/s prior to providing the same to us with their personal information and travel preferences, as any access to view or change their information will be available only through your account.

 

Information from Other Sources. We also may periodically obtain both personal and non-personal information about you from affiliated entities, business partners and other independent third-party sources and add it to our account information. In addition, if you sign up for BOOKASONE.COM using your social media account or link your BOOKASONE.COM account to your social media account, or use social media features on BOOKASONE.COM, we may access information about you via that social media provider subject to its policy. The information may include your name, email address, profile picture, gender, list of friends, and other information that you authorize us to receive. Depending on the privacy settings of you and your friends, we may access information that you provide to a social media provider regarding your respective locations to provide you with relevant content. Please note that your Location Data may also be shared with your friends on a social media provider in accordance with your privacy settings for that social media provider.

 

Automatic Information. We automatically collect some information such as your IP address, Web browser software about your computer, referring website etc. when you visit this website. We also may collect information about your online activity, such as travel packages/travel deals viewed and bookings made. We aim at collecting this information to understand your preferences and experience. 

We use billing information such as credit card details for the specific purpose of concluding booking of travel packages/deals and travel products on our site. We use other information about you: to provide you with the travel packages/deals, travel products and services you request; to provide you with travel confirmation and updates ( if necessary); to manage your account; to communicate with you if necessary; to respond to your questions and comments; to improve our website and products offered on the website; to communicate to you about special offers and travel packages/deals, travel products or services that may be of interest to you; to otherwise customize your experience of using our website; to collect/call for information from you, including through surveys; to resolve/settle disputes; to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities a ndto enforce our terms of use.

 

Communication by Email. We may email to you interesting travel packages/deals, travel products which are based on your interests. However, you may opt out of receiving such emails from us.

 

Sharing of your information

 

We may share your information with the following:

 

  • Suppliers are third parties who are travel packages/deals and travel products providers, who take care of your travel reservations. By making a reservation through this site, you are authorizing us to provide to suppliers to book/reserve your travel packages/deals. These suppliers are not controlled by us, and personal information disclosed to them is subject to their privacy policy and security practices. Therefore, we request you to review the privacy policies of any travel suppliers whose travel packages/deals and travel products you choose to purchase through this site.

 

  • Third-party vendorswho provide services on our behalf, for including credit card processing, customer service, marketing, conducting surveys or sweepstakes programs, etc. We may also authorize third-party vendors to collect information on our behalf, including as necessary to operate features of our website or to facilitate the delivery of online advertising tailored to your interests. Third-party vendors have access to and may collect information only as needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose.

 

 

  • Business partnerswho offer products or services, or whose products or services may be offered on our website. If you choose to access these optional services, we may share your personal information with those partners. Please note that we do not control the privacy practices of these third-party business partners.

 

  • Websites who refer us. If you were referred to this website from another site (for example, through a link you clicked on another site that directed you to this one), we may share some information about you with that referring website. We have no control over the referring websites use of your personal information and we request you to review the privacy policies of any website that referred you here.

 

You information may be shared:

 

  • In response to any legal process or court orders; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
  • When we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or initiate action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of our company or this website, our customers, or others; and in connection with our Terms of Service and other agreements.
  • In connection with a corporate transaction such as merger, amalgamation, sale of website or in the event of bankruptcy/winding up.

 

Other than as set out above, you will be notified when personal information about you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to have us share such information.

We also may share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. We may inform our advertisers the number of visitors our website receives or the most popular travel packages/deals, travel products, and vacation destinations. This information does not contain any personal information and is used to develop content and services we hope you will find of interest.

 

 

 

Your access to your information

 

You can access and update your contact information by visiting this website's Member Profile page. You can close your account by contacting us at the email address listed below. Please note that after you close an account, you will not be able to sign in or access any of your personal information. However, you can open a new account at any time. Please also note that we may retain certain information associated with your account, including for analytical purposes as well as for record keeping purpose.

What you may choose

 

  • As discussed above, you can choose not to provide us with any information, although it may be needed to book travel or to take advantage of certain features offered on this site.
  • You also can add or update information and close your account as described above.
  • You will be given the opportunity to unsubscribe from commercial emails in any such message that we send you. If you are a registered member, you can also modify your choice at any time on the Member Profile page. Please note that we reserve the right to send you other communications, including service announcements, administrative messages, and surveys relating either to your account or to your transactions on this site, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.
  • You may have the opportunity on our website to provide a mobile number in order to receive alerts. You may discontinue these alerts at any time.
  • The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Please note that if you refuse to accept cookies from this site, you will not be able to access portions of our site.

 

 

 

 

 

Cookies

 

Cookies are small data text files and can be stored on your computer's hard drive (if your Web browser permits). This website uses cookies for the following general purposes:

  • To help us recognize your browser as a previous visitor and save and remember any preferences that may have been set while your browser was visiting our site. For example, if you register on our site, we may use cookies to remember your registration information, so you do not need to log into our site each time you visit. We also may record your password in a cookie, if you checked the box entitled "Sign me in automatically next time." Please note that member IDs, passwords, and any other account-related data included in such cookies are encrypted for security purposes. Unless you register with us, these cookies will not contain any personal information.
  • To help us customize the content and advertisements provided to you on this website and on other sites across the Internet.
  • To help assess and research the effectiveness of website features and offerings, advertisements, and email communications.

 

The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Please note that if you refuse to accept cookies, you may not be able to access many of the travel tools offered on our sites.

 

This site may also use Web beacons (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags or Web bugs), which are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, that are placed in the code of a Web page. We use Web beacons to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one page within our sites to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you have come to our site from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party website, and to improve site performance.

 

Display of advertisements

 

Data collected by this website to serve you with relevant advertising. We may, through cookies collect information about your travel-related searches. We use this information, together with other information we have collected about you, to serve you with ads, on our website or elsewhere online, that match your apparent interests.

 

Please note that we do not share your personal information with third parties whose advertisements appear on the website. so they can serve you with advertisements. You can choose not to receive online advertising on other websites, based on your travel-related searches on this website. Note that if you choose not to receive ads, you will still see online advertisements, but they will be more general and less relevant to you.

 

Data collected by business partners and ad networks to serve you with relevant advertising. We also allow third parties to collect information about your online activities through cookies. These third parties include (1) business partners, who collect information when you view or interact with one of their advertisements on our sites; and (2) advertising networks, which collect information about your interests when you view or interact with one of the advertisements they place on many different websites on the Internet. The information gathered by these third parties is used to make predictions about your interests or preferences and to display advertisements on our sites and across the Internet suited to your disclosed interests. We do not permit these third parties to collect any personal information about you on our site, nor do we share with them any personal information about you.

Please note that we do not have access to or control over cookies of third parties who may use to collect information about your interests, and the information practices of these third parties are not covered by this Privacy Policy.

 

Data collected by third parties that operate cookie-based exchanges to serve you with relevant advertising. Like other companies operating online, BOOKASONE.COM participates in cookie-based exchanges where anonymous information is collected about your browsing pattern through cookies and placed into different topics of interest (such as adventure travel package). These topics of interest are then shared with third parties, including advertisers and ad networks, so they can create advertisements as per your disclosed interests. We do not share any personal information with these companies and we do not permit these companies to collect any personal information about you on our website.

 

Mobile Application

 

When you use BOOKASONE Mobile App, we collect and use information about you in the same way and for the same purposes as we do when you use our website.

We also use some other information that we collect automatically when you use our Mobile Apps:

  • We collect information about Mobile App functionality that you access and use. This allows us to identify those areas of the Mobile App that are of interest to our customers so that we can refine and continuously improve the Mobile App. The information we collect for this purpose does not enable us to directly identify you.
  • Each Mobile App also sends us Mobile/device identification code, mobile type and version which comprise of numbers or characters that are unique to your mobile device. We use this only on the first opening of the Mobile App so that we can confirm to our advertising networks the number of downloads resulting from clicks on their respective ad banners and other marketing tools.
  • When you use a Mobile App, you can choose to allow access to your current location – provided by your mobile device using GPS or similar technologies. If you choose to allow access, this location data may be collected anonymously as part of search requests logged by our servers. You can switch off the Mobile App’s access to your location at any time through your phone settings menu.
  • Use of Mobile App sends us error-reporting in the event the App crashes or become non-responsive. This enables us to investigate the error and to improve the stability of the Mobile App.

 

You always have the ability to control what information a Mobile App sends to us. You can exercise this control either by changing the settings of the Mobile App under its setting menu or changing the settings of your mobile device. Alternatively, you can remove the Mobile App from your mobile device entirely and access our services through our website.

How we protect your information

We want you to feel confident about using this website to buy travel packages/deals and travel products, and we are committed to protecting the information we collect. We have necessary administrative, technical, and physical security procedures in place to protect the personal information you provide to us.

External Links

If any part of this website links you to other sites, those sites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend you examine the privacy statements of those websites to understand their use of your personal information.

Changes in our Privacy Policy

 

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time in the future. We will notify you about changes in the Privacy Policy by placing a notice on our website.

How you can contact us

If you have questions about either this Privacy Policy (or on your travel packages/deals and travel products), you may email us on legal@bookasone.com

 

This Privacy Policy is effective as of October 15, 2016.