Privacy & cookies policy

Document effective 25 April, 2019

This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose and protect your information, including any nonpublic personal information. This policy applies to information we collect when you use our website and mobile application (collectively, “Services”) or otherwise interact with us as described below.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of this policy, and in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as by adding a statement to the homepages of our website or mobile application or by sending you an email notification). We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

This privacy policy applies to the Services provided by Istanbul Vacation Tips. (“IVT,” “we” or “us”).

Collection of Information

Other Information We Collect

We may collect information from you as follows:

Information You Provide to Us

We may collect information you provide to us, such as your name, email address and any other information you choose to provide. For example, we may collect such information if you request any services from IVT or our partners or join our mailing list.

Information We Collect Automatically from our Services

When you access or use our Services, we automatically collect information about you as follows:

Use of Information

We may use your information, including nonpublic personal information as follows:

IVT is based in the Republic of Ireland and the information we collect is governed by EU law. By accessing or using the Services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to Ireland and other countries.

Disclosure of Information

We may disclose any information we collect about current and former customers, including nonpublic personal information, to affiliates and non-affiliated third parties as follows:

(1) With a service provider, should you request a service (such as a guided tour, museum ticket, etc.)

(2) With other nonaffiliated companies for our everyday business purposes, such as PayPal, Inc., to process transactions, maintain accounts, respond to court orders and legal investigations or report to credit bureaus. For example, in connection with our everyday business purposes, we may share information about you as follows:

Your Choices

Promotional Communications

You may opt out of receiving promotional emails and text messages from IVT by following the instructions in those messages. Please note that if you opt out, we may still send you transactional or relationship messages, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.

Cookies

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.

Social Sharing Features

Our Services include social sharing features for common social networks to let users share content. These features are served from third-party services that may serve their own cookies. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.

Analytics and Advertising Services Provided by Others

We may allow others to provide analytics services on our behalf and to serve advertisements on our behalf across the Internet, such as Google Analytics. These entities may use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Services and other websites, including your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information. This information may be used by IVT and others, to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, deliver advertising targeted to your interests and better understand your online activity.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at privacy@istanbulvacationtips.com.