Mygayventure – Privacy policy

Latest revision May 31rd 2018

Applicability
This Privacy Policy has been created to protect your privacy, which is important for us, and we want you to know how we handle it. This Privacy Policy is part of our Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy applies when using our platform and/or any services provided by My Gay Venture. Any changes to our platform, and/or new features added to our current service, shall also be subject to this Privacy Policy. We strongly recommend all visitors of the My Gay Venture platform to familiarize themselves with this Privacy Policy. 
This Privacy Policy applies only to information that you provide to My Gay Venture via the platform. My Gay Venture reserve the right to revise the Privacy Policy from time to time. At any time, an up to date version of the Privacy Policy can be found on this site. 
By using the My Gay Venture platform, you agree to the Privacy Policy.
With regard to the processing of personal data, My Gay Venture complies with the applicable legislation and regulations covering this field, including but not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set by EU.

Personal information
My Gay Venture categorize the information provided by the users as follows:
– Identity information: Including but not limited to information like password of your account, credit card number, bank account number and picture of your provided ID.
– Private information: Including but not limited to information like your name, address, email and phone number.
– General information: Including but not limited to information like age, gender, occupation or city of residence.

User profiles

To use the platform, hosts and travellers need to register with a My Gay Venture account. Users might be asked for either identity, private and/or general information.
When you create a My Gay Venture account you agree to allow My Gay Venture to set up a My Gay Venture account profile page on your behalf. Your My Gay Venture profile page will as a minimum include your name. As a user, you can select other personal information you wish to include, such as a personal profile information, links to services you are offering and a profile picture. 
Especially as a host, displaying more information may help promoting your profile and events.
Your profile information will be displayed via your My Gay Venture profile page on the platform. With your prior permission, your profile can also be displayed on third party sites.
The platform can be used to facilitate the listing and booking of tours/experiences (activities, tours, home cooked dinners, etc.). Listings for the tour/experiences are made available via the platform by hosts. Listings posted by hosts, ratings and reviews of hosts and travelers, and the profile information (as defined above) of hosts and travelers, are visible to any My Gay Venture user, whether registered or not.
All users are encouraged to think carefully about what information they wish to disclose in their public profile. Users can at any time review, revise or delete their profile information.

Hosts and Travelers – what we share

To facilitate your experience and provide the best service, My Gay Venture needs to share information when you host or book an event.

As a host:
If you post an event, My Gay Venture will publish that event publicly via the platform, once approved by the My Gay Venture team.
Once one of your events are booked, My Gay Venture will share the following details about you with the traveller:

– Your first and last name
– Details about the event location
– Your phone number, same will however only be shared with the traveller at midnight Central European Time the day before the tour/experience is to commence

As a traveler:
If you make a booking via the platform My Gay Venture will share the following information about you with the host:

– Your first and last name
– A link to your My Gay Venture profile page
– Your phone number, same will however only be shared with the traveller at midnight Central European Time the day before the tour/experience is to commence

Your use of other users’ information
No users of the platform may use another Users’ information, whether private or not, for commercial purposes, to harass, to spam, or make unlawful threats. My Gay Venture reserve the right to terminate users who misuse other users’ information or who otherwise violate any user agreements, policies, or rules governing the use of the platform.

Delete your account
To delete your My Gay Venture account, as a host or traveller, please contact info@mygayventure.com and we will accommodate your request soonest possible. Before we can delete your account, My Gay Venture will however have to check and make sure you have no pending bookings, we do not have any legal obligation or a legitimate business reason to retain the information contained in your My Gay Venture account.
Kindly keep in mind, if you cancel your My Gay Venture account, any reviews you have posted via the platform will remain viewable via the platform to the public.

Information storage
All information captured via the platform will be transferred, held and processed on servers placed in the European Union. By using the platform and submitting any information you agree that your information can be processed, transferred and stored there.
As a user, you understand that your information might be maintained on and transferred to servers and computers located outside your country of residence where the privacy legislation might not be as protective as those in your country of residence.

Collection and use of information

During the registration process, all users must provide My Gay Venture with certain personally identifiable information. This information is including, but not limited to, your name, address, email, phone number, credit card and bank information. In some cases, My Gay Venture might ask for additional information for security reasons.
This information is collected primarily to provide the user with access to the services and tools available on mygayventure.com. 
Secondarily, the information collected via the My Gay Venture platform, might be used to improve our platform and the features/services offered.
We reserve the right to use your IP address to determine and publicly share your location and we may retain the details of transactions or payments you make while using the services.
There might be functions in the site, where you may choose to use our referral service to tell friends about us. In this case, My Gay Venture will ask you for your friend’s name and email with the purpose of emailing your friend an invitation to visit the platform. My Gay Venture maintain such information for the sole purpose of sending emails. Your friends can contact us at any time requesting us to remove their email from our records.
The information collected is also used internally to improve our marketing efforts, analyse use of the platform, improve the content and product offerings as well as customize the content of the site. This allows My Gay Venture to improve the platform to better tailor your online experience. 
Information collected about you might also be used to deliver information that, in some cases, is targeted to your interests, like banners and promotions.
My Gay Venture might also send you informational updates via email, provided telephone numbers or other contact sources provided by you.
The terms “using” and “processing” information include, but are not limited to; the use of cookies, the collection, storing, transfer, evaluation, deletion, disclosure, management, handling, modifying and use of data.

Disclosure of your information

In response to required governmental and/or third party orders, we might disclose your personal information to comply with a court order, search warrant or a like.

My Gay Venture will never sell any of your personal information to third parties without your permission. The service providers of My Gay Venture (credit card processing companies, billing services, etc.) does however have access to some of or all your full personal information, as reasonably necessary or appropriate to provide the services.
My Gay Venture will not disclose personal or identity information to advertisers for other marketing and/or promotional purposes. My Gay Venture might however disclose general information about the users of the platform to advertisers for other marketing and/or promotional purposes.
If the full or a substantially part of the ownership of My Gay Venture changes, your personal information might be transferred to the new owner, so that the service can continue to operate. In such a case, your information would remain subject to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Policy.

Logging data

When you visit the platform, our servers might automatically record information that your browser sends.
My Gay Venture does not treat the information your browser sends as personal or identity information, but will not use it in association with other personal information. We might however evaluate and analyze such information in order to understand the users behavior.
The data recording may include information, such as but not limited to date/time stamp, your computer’s IP address, clickstream data, Internet Service Provider details, language, the webpage you were visiting prior to visiting our site, the pages of our platform that you visit, the length of time spent on each page and the frequency of visits, information you search for on our platform and other statistics.

Cookies

My Gay Venture, like almost all websites, use cookies. Cookies are used for technical, analytical and commercial reasons. A cookie is a small data file that is stored on the hard drive of your computer. It can be deleted at any time.
The platform also uses cookies to store and sometimes track information to make your online experience easier and more personalized. Cookies are treated as personal information.
My Gay Ventures use cookies to remember personal information in order to make the user experience more convenient and more personal. As an example, the platform save your login details, if you wish.
You can opt out of cookies at any time by changing the settings on your browser. If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to access or benefit from all the functionality of the platform.

Compliance with laws

My Gay Venture will always follow the law, and we will disclose information about users of the platform when required by law.
Your information will only be shared with local authorities provided they have a legitimate reason to request your information. If determined that disclosure is necessary for purposes of law enforcement, national security or to prevent or stop any activity considered to be, or to pose a risk of being illegal, unethical or legally actionable, My Gay Venture will share user’s personal information.
It may also be necessary for My Gay Venture to disclose personal information about users whether by legal process, law, litigation and/or by request from public or governmental authorities within or outside of your country of residence.
If needed, My Gay Venture might disclose any information about you to our insurance services providers. This is only done if we consider it necessary, to protect the property and rights of My Gay Venture or third party.

Data security

My Gay Venture will protect your information the best possible way and take utmost precautions to safeguard against misuse, loss or theft of information.
When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our platform, the information is encrypted. My Gay Venture use our third-party provider, stripe.com, to handle identity information like credit card number, bank account number and picture of your provided ID. This means such information is securely stored and handled by stripe.com. The information is not available on My Gay Venture servers. 
The data security standards of stripe.com are very high, which is why My Gay Venture has decided to use stripe.com to handle all identity sensitive information. You can read more about how stripe.com protect your information on: https://stripe.com/dk/privacy.
Unfortunately, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, despite the use of stripe.com, we cannot guarantee absolute security. You are advised not to share sensitive data publicly.
If, contrary to expectation, any breach of security of your identity or private information, My Gay Venture will make the affected users know via email or a posting on the platform.
Furthermore, My Gay Venture will take actions to inform law enforcement and follow their instructions to mitigate the loss of secure data. My Gay Venture will also take measures required to determine the scope of the breach and to safeguard the integrity of data.
If you have any questions about security on our platform, you can always contact My Gay Venture.

Links to other websites
The My Gay Venture platform might link to other websites. If you choose to visit one of these sites by clicking on the link, you will be directed to that third-party’s website.
The moment you choose to visit any of these third-party websites, via a link on mygayventure.com, you are governed by the privacy policies of the website you enter. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with these.
The fact that My Gay Venture link to a website or other type of advertisement is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or security policies or practices.
The My Gay Venture platform use Google Maps/Earth mapping services, to pinpoint the location of events that are offered by the hosts. By using the platform, you agree to use Google Maps/Earth. This is subject to Google’s Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Sharing the information provided

My Gay Venture may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all its assets, including your private and general information, in connection with an acquisition, merger, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.

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