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PRIVACY POLICY

Authenticitys ("we", "us", or "our") is a social enterprise that helps close the gap between organisations that are adding value to a city and tourists who want to travel more responsibly and authentically. Our role is to connect people with organisations that develop and offer products and services in the generic field of social innovation, including activities in the touristic, educational and local economy sector, such as social and environmental tours in cities around the world.

This privacy policy describes our practices regarding the collection, use, storage, transfer and other processing of the information that we collect from individuals who use this website to book Authenticitys Experiences ("Travellers", "you") and organisations who use our website to offer their services ("Entrepreneurs", "you"). For the purposes of this privacy policy, we refer to the information that we collect from you as "personal data", which has been incorporated to a personal data file duly registered with the Spanish Data Protection Agency, of which Authenticitys S.L., with registered business address at Calle Saragossa 95, Atico 4, 08006, (Barcelona), Spain, is the data controller.

1. The personal data we collect and how we use it

1.1 Personal data that we collect from Travellers:

  • First and last names
  • Email address
  • Postal address
  • Mobile telephone number
  • The password that you provide to create an account with us
  • Expected travel dates
  • Destination address
  • Names of the other members of your party
  • Name under which the reservation is made
  • Information that you choose to publish and share on the website, including comments, photographs, images, sketches, or any other material deemed appropriate

If you do not provide all of the information requested during the registration process, this may mean that it will not be possible to provide you with the services you require.

 

1.2 Personal data that we collect from Entrepreneurs:

  • First and last names and the name of your organisation (if different)
  • Your role in the organisation
  • Email address
  • Postal address
  • Mobile telephone number
  • Payment details

 

1.3 How we use your personal data

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide information when using our website, we will only use such information in accordance with this privacy policy and applicable law.

  1. Travellers' information

    We will use the information that we collect from you for the following purposes, except where restricted from doing so by local law:

    • to set up and register your account
    • to process and manage bookings, including providing information to an Entrepreneur that we regard as being necessary to fulfil a booking, and to notify you of any event that may affect your booking
    • managing payments in co-ordination with our third party payment provider
    • to provide customer services, such as management of cancellations and refund requests
    • to facilitate the publication of the information that you provide for publication on the website
    • to inform you of our products and services or third party products and services that we think you may find interesting
    • to conduct surveys, promotions, statistical studies, as well as to request opinions and evaluations
    • for the improvement and personalisation of Authenticitys services and quality control relating to Authenticitys services
    • for compliance with governmental reporting, disclosure obligations or law enforcement requests.

  2. Entrepreneurs' information

    We will use the information that we collect from you for the following purposes, except where restricted from doing so by local law:

    • to set up and register your account as an Entrepreneur
    • to process and manage bookings made via our website, including to notify you of any event that may affect a booking
    • to provide customer services, such as management of cancellations and refund requests
    • managing your fees
    • to facilitate the publication of the information that you provide for publication on the website
    • to inform you of our products and services or third party products and services that we think you may find interesting
    • to conduct surveys, promotions, statistical studies, as well as to request opinions and evaluations
    • for the improvement and personalisation of Authenticitys services and quality control relating to Authenticitys services
    • for compliance with governmental reporting, disclosure obligations or law enforcement requests

2. How we store your personal data and who can access it

We treat the personal data that we receive from you as confidential and the information you provide is kept privately in our records. We will only disclose your personal data in accordance with this privacy policy and for the purposes described herein, with your consent, or in accordance with applicable law. 1.1 Personal data that we collect from Travellers:

Where you choose to share information via our website, we will only publish public names and photos or avatars in your profile. Your email address, phone number or messaging id are not disclosed by us to other users or published on our website by us.

We will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal data to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

3. Marketing information

We may use your personal data to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us expressly that you wish this to happen. You have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data for marketing purposes.

4. Security

We adopt measures that we think are appropriate to prevent your personal data from being altered, lost, processed or accessed without authorization. We shall comply with these duties in accordance with the provisions of applicable law.

5. Cookies

We may use cookies to facilitate your use of our website and to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our website. For more information, including information on how to control their use, please see our Cookies Policy.

6. International transfers

You acknowledge that in order to meet your request for the supply of a product or services, we may need to transfer your personal data outside the EEA, to third parties located in the countries in which you wish to take advantage of our services. Such countries may not provide a level of protection of personal data that may be regarded as equivalent to that afforded under the European data protection legislation. Whenever your data is transferred internationally, we will take appropriate steps to ensure its security and confidentiality in accordance with applicable data protection law.

7. Data retention

We will store your personal data only for such time as reasonably necessary for the satisfactory functioning of our website and the performance of our services.

8. Your rights

With regard to the personal data collected as provided for in this privacy policy, you are entitled to exercise the rights conferred under the law and, in particular, you have the right to access your personal data, to have incorrect data corrected, blocked, cancelled or removed, to object to the data processing and revoke your consent to the future processing of such data.

You (or where appropriate, your representative) may exercise these rights either by submitting a written and signed request to: Authenticitys S.L.; Calle Saragossa 95, Atico 4, 08006, (Barcelona), Spain, or via email at info@authenticitys.com. The request should include all of the following information: your name and surname, address for correspondence, photocopy of National Identity Card or passport, and specific details of the right exercised.

9. Contact us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy you can contact us at the address above or via email at info@authenticitys.com

10. Notice updates

From time to time we may amend the way in which we process personal data. This may lead to changes in how we collect and/or use your personal data.

We may amend the terms of this privacy policy at any time. Any changes we make will be posted on this page, and if appropriate, notified to you when you visit our website.

Please check this page periodically as your subsequent use of our website or submission of personal data to us following any such changes will be deemed to signify your acceptance to the changes.

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