This is the privacy policy (the Privacy Policy) for the website Hfl.travel (the "Site"), which is a business owned and operated by HFL Travel LTD, a private limited liability company established and existing under the laws of the Republic of Cyprus (“HFL”).

Your privacy is important to us and we have prepared this Privacy Policy to explain how HFL collects, uses, and shares Personal Information (defined below) and Non-Personal Information (defined below) when you use the Site and your choices for managing your information preferences.

By using the Site, you signify your assent to this Privacy Policy and the terms of use posted on the Site (the “Terms of Use”).

HFL receives your information through the Site, SMS, APIs, email, applications, buttons, widgets, and ads, and from our partners and other third parties.

When using any of the Services (as defined in the Terms of Use) you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information, as described in this Privacy Policy.

Irrespective of which country you reside in or supply information from, you authorize HFL to use your information in the Republic of Cyprus and any other country or area where HFL operates.

 

Information Collected Upon Registration

When you create or reconfigure a user account, you provide some personal information, such as your name, username, password, address of residence, billing info, email address, and photos or otherwise (the “Personal Information”).

Some of this information, for example, your name and/or username, is listed publicly on our Services, including on your profile page and in search results.

Parts of your public profile page that contain some Personal Information may be displayed in other parts of the platform to other users or on third-party applications for marketing purposes.

Some Services, such as search, booking, public user profiles and viewing lists, do not require registration.

 

Additional Information

We will use your PersonalInformation for the following purposes:

to help us identify you and any accounts you hold with us;

administration;

research, statistical analysis and behavioural analysis;

customer profiling and analysing your purchasing preferences;

marketing;

fraud prevention and detection;

billing and order fulfilment;

customising this website and its content to your particular preferences;

to notify you of any changes to this website or to our Services that may affect you;

security vetting;

improving our Services.

 

You may provide us with certain profile information to make public, such as a short biography, your location, your website, and one or more pictures. You may provide information to customize your account, such as a mobile phone number. We may use your contact information to send you information about our Services or to market to you. You may use your account settings to unsubscribe from notifications from HFL. You may also unsubscribe by following the instructions contained within the notification or the instructions on our website. We may use your profile information to help others find your account, including through third-party services and client applications. If you email us, we may keep your message, email address and contact information to respond to your request. The other service may send us your registration or profile information on that service and other information that you authorize. Providing the additional information described in this section is entirely optional.

 

Disclosure of your Personal Information

We may disclose your personal Information to:

other companies within our group;

our agents and service providers;

law enforcement agencies and other public authorities in connection with any investigation to help prevent unlawful activity;

our business partners in accordance with our marketing policy.

 

Public Information

Most of the information you provide us with is information you are asking us to make public. This includes not only the ads and other text (such as: reviews) you post to the Site, but the metadata provided with such postings, and many other bits of information as well that result from your use of the Services. Our default is almost always to make the information you provide public for as long as you do not delete it from the Site, your public information is broadly and instantly disseminated. When you share information or content like photos, videos, and links via the Service, you should think carefully about what you are making public.

 

Location Information

We may use and store information about your location to provide features of our Services, and to improve and customize the Services, for example, with more relevant content like local trends, stories, ads, and similar.

 

Links

HFL may keep track of how you interact with links across our Services, including our email notifications, third-party services, and client applications, by redirecting clicks or through other means. We do this to help improve our Services, to provide more relevant advertising, and to be able to share aggregate click statistics such as how many times a particular link was clicked on.

 

Monitoring

We may monitor and record communications with you (such as telephone conversations and emails) for the purposes ofquality assurance, training and fraud prevention.

 

Cookies

Like many websites, we use cookies and similar technologies to collect additional website usage data and to improve our Services, but we do not require cookies for many parts of our Services such as searching and looking at public user profiles or lists. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer’s hard disk. HFL may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with our Services to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our Service, and to customize and improve our Service. For example, we may monitor how many times you visit, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of a user's internet service provider. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. However, some Services may not function properly if you disable cookies.

AdWords Remarketing is a Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting service provided by Google. It connects the activity of Hfl.travel with the AdWords advertising network and the Cookie.

Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage Data.

 

Log Data

Our servers automatically record information ("Log Data") created by your use of the Services. Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device and application IDs, search terms, and cookie information. We receive Log Data when you interact with our Services, for example, when you visit our websites, sign into our Services, interact with our email notifications, use your Hfl.travel account to authenticate to a third-party website or application, or visit a third-party website that includes a Hfl.travel button or widget. HFL uses Log Data to provide our Services and to measure, customize, and improve them. If not already done earlier, for example, as provided below for Widget Data, we will either delete Log Data or remove any common account identifiers, such as your username, full IP address, or email address, after 18 months.

Keeping your data secure

We will use technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personalInformation, for example:

access to your account is controlled by a password and username that are unique to you;

we store your Personal Information on secure servers;

payment details are encrypted using SSL technology;

While we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your Personal Information, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any Personal Informationthat are transferred from you or to you via the internet.

 

Widget Data

We may tailor content for you based on your visits to third-party websites that integrate Hfl.travel buttons or widgets. When these websites first load our buttons or widgets for display, we receive Log Data, including the web page you visited and a cookie that identifies your browser ("Widget Data"). After a maximum of 10 days, we start the process of deleting or aggregating Widget Data, which is usually instantaneous but in some cases may take up to a week. While we have the Widget Data, we may use it to tailor content for you. Tailored content is stored with only your browser cookie ID and is separated from other Widget Data such as page-visit information. This feature is optional and not yet available to all users. If you want, you can suspend it or turn it off, which removes from your browser the unique cookie that enables the feature.

 

Third-Parties

HFL uses a variety of third-party services to help provide our Services, such as hosting our various blogs and wikis, and to help us understand the use of our Services, such as Google Analytics. These third-party service providers may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP address. Third-party ad partners may share information with us, like a browser cookie ID or cryptographic hash of a common account identifier (such as an email address), to help us measure ad quality and tailor ads. For example, this allows us to display ads about things you may have already shown interest in. If you prefer, you can turn off tailored ads in your privacy settings so that your account is not matched to information shared by ad partners for tailoring ads.

 

Your Consent to this Privacy Policy

We may share or disclose your information at your direction, such as when you authorize a third-party web client or application to access your Hfl.travel account.

Use of the Site signifies your consent, as well as the consent of the company for whom you use the Site and whose information you submit (if any), to this Privacy Policy, including the collection and use of information by HFL from as described in this statement, and also signifies agreement to the Terms of Use. Continued access and use of the Site without acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy relieves HFL from responsibility to the user.

Service Providers

We engage service providers to perform functions and provide services to us in the Republic of Cyprus and abroad. We may share your private personal information with such service providers subject to confidentiality obligations consistent with this Privacy Policy, and on the condition that the third parties use your private personal information only on our behalf and pursuant to our instructions.

 

Law and Harm

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Policy, we may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect HFL rights or property. However, nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to limit any legal defenses or objections that you may have to a third party’s, including a government’s, request to disclose your information.

 

Business Transfers

In the event that HFL is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The provisions in this Privacy Policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity.

 

Non-Private or Non-Personal Information

We may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal information (the “Non-Personal Information”), such as your public user profile information, public information, the users you interact with, or the number of users who clicked on a particular link (even if only one did).

 

Personal Information

We may use your personal information to provide you with information about products and services, both travel-related and other, which might interest you. They also will comply with applicable laws governing the transmission of promotional communications and, at a minimum, give you an opportunity in any commercial email they send to choose not to receive such email messages in the future.

Information about other individuals

If you give us information on behalf of someone else, you confirm that the other person has appointed you to act on his/her behalf and has agreed that you can:

give consent on his/her behalf to the processing of his/her personal information;

receive on his/her behalf any notices in relation to the protection of personal information;

give consent to the transfer of his/her personal information abroad.

 

Modifying Your Personal Information

If you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with tools and account settings to access or modify the Personal Information you provided to us and associated with your account. You can also permanently delete your Hfl.travel account. If you follow the relevant instructions, your account will be deactivated and then deleted. When your account is deactivated, it is not viewable on the Site. For up to 30 days after deactivation it is still possible to restore your account if it was accidentally or wrongfully deactivated. After 30 days, we begin the process of deleting your account from our systems, which can take up to a week.

 

Confidentiality

Except for any personally identifiable information we may collect from you under the guidelines established in our Privacy Policy, any content posted to the Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, whether or not you thereof authorize use. To enhance the value of your experience on the Site, HFL and its affiliates may on occasion share selected personal information with third parties for the limited purposes of data verification and supplementation. Such third parties will agree to maintain the confidentiality and protection of your personal information, at all times during and after providing such information.

 

Privacy Policy Changes

We may, in our sole and absolute discretion, change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will post a copy of the Privacy Policy as changed on the Site. You should check the Privacy Policy occasionally to endure you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access the Site. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to abide by the Privacy Policy as changed. If you object to any such changes, your sole recourse shall be to cease using the Site.

 

Terms of Use

By using the website at https://hfl.travel/ you agree to our Terms of Use, which are posted on the Site.