PRIVACY POLICY

 

Because We Care

Cykel FZ LLC and/or its affiliates ("Cykel," the "Company," "we," "us," and "our,") respect your privacy and is committed to protecting it through its compliance with its privacy policies. This policy describes:

  • the types of information that Cykel may collect from you when you access or use its websites, applications and other online services (collectively, referred as "Services"); and

  • its practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

 

This policy applies only to the information Cykel collects through its Services, in email, text and other electronic communications sent through or in connection with its Services.

This policy DOES NOT apply to information that you provide to, or that is collected by, any third-party, such as shops at which you make reservations and/or pay through Cykel's Services and social networks that you use in connection with its Services. Cykel encourages you to consult directly with such third-parties about their privacy practices.

 

Please read this policy carefully to understand Cykel's policies and practices regarding your information and how Cykel will treat it. By accessing or using its Services and/or registering for an account with Cykel, you agree to this privacy policy and you are consenting to Cykel's collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information as described here. If you do not provide the information Cykel requires, Cykel may not be able to provide all of its Services to you.

 

Your data controller is responsible for the collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information in accordance with its privacy standards as well as any applicable national laws. Your data controller may transfer data to other members of Cykel as described in this Privacy Policy. Cykel may process and retain your personal information on its servers where its data centers are located, and/or on the servers of its third parties, having contractual relationships with Cykel.

 

This policy may change from time to time, your continued use of Cykel's Services after it makes any change is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

 

The Information We Collect and How We Use It

Cykel FZ LLC ("Cykel," the "Company," "we," "us," and "our”) collects several types of information from and about users of our Services, including:

  • Your Personal Information("PI") - Personal Information is the information that can be associated with a specific person and could be used to identify that specific person whether from that data, or from the data and other information that we have, or is likely to have access to. We do not consider personal information to include information that has been made anonymous or aggregated so that it can no longer be used to identify a specific person, whether in combination with other information or otherwise.

 

  • Information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Services and your usage details.

 

We collect this information

  • directly from you when you provide it to us; and/or

  • automatically as you navigate through our Services (information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies).

 

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through our Services may include:

  • Your account information: Your full name, email address, postal code, password and other information you may provide with your account, such as your gender, mobile phone number and website. Your profile picture that will be publicly displayed as part of your account profile. You may optionally provide us with this information through third-party sign-in services such as Facebook and Google Plus. In such cases, we fetch and store whatever information is made available to us by you through these sign-in services.

  • Your preferences: Your preferences and settings such as time zone and language.

  • Your content: Information you provide through our Services, including your reviews, current and prior shop reservation details, shop ordering details and history, favourite shops, contact information of people you add to, or notify of, your reservations through our Services, names, and other information you provide on our Services, and other information in your account profile.

  • Your searches and other activities: The search terms you have looked up and results you selected.

  • Your browsing information: How long you used our Services and which features you used; the ads you clicked on.

  • Your communications: Communications between you and other users or merchants through our Services; your participation in a survey, poll, sweepstakes, contest or promotion scheme; your request for certain features (e.g., newsletters, updates or other products); your communication with us about employment opportunities posted to the services.

  • Your transactional information: If you make reservations or purchases through our Services, we may collect and store information about you to process your requests and automatically complete forms for future transactions, including (but not limited to) your phone number, address, email. This information may be shared with third-parties which assist in processing and fulfilling your requests, including PCI compliant payment gateway processors. When you submit credit or payment card information, we encrypt the information using industry standard technologies, as further described below under "Payment Card Information." If you write reviews about businesses with which you conduct transactions through our Services, we may publicly display information that you transacted with those businesses.

 

  • You also may provide information (such as ratings, reviews) to be published or displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on publicly accessible areas of our Services, or transmitted to other users of our Services or third-parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable (see "Security" section below). Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of our Services with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. We may display this information on the Services, share it with businesses, and further distribute it to a wider audience through third party sites and services. You should be careful about revealing any sensitive details about yourself in such postings.

 

We use the information you provide to us to enhance the functionality and improve the quality of our Services, and to personalize your experience while using our Services. We also use this information to display relevant advertising, provide support to you, communicate with you, and comply with our legal obligations.

 

Third Party Links and Services

The Services may contain links to third-party websites. Your use of these features may result in the collection, processing or sharing of information about you, depending on the feature. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites or services which may be linked on our services. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites or services. Our Privacy Policy does not cover the information you choose to provide to or that is collected by these third parties. We strongly encourage you to read such third parties' privacy policies.

 

How We Use the Information We Collect

We use the information we collect from and about you for a variety of purposes, including to:

  • Process and respond to your queries

  • Understand our users (what they do on our Services, what features they like, how they use them, etc.), improve the content and features of our Services (such as by personalizing content to your interests), process and complete your transactions, and make special offers.

  • Administer our Services and diagnose technical problems.

  • Send you communications that you have requested or that may be of interest to you by way of emails, or courier, or registered post, or telephone calls, or any other mode of communication. We may also share your preferences or the Services availed by you with your network followers on Cykel for marketing and other promotional activities of our Services.

  • Send you questions from other users that you may be able to answer if you have registered with Cykel.

  • Enable us to show you ads that are relevant to you.

  • Generate and review reports and data about, and to conduct research on, our user base and Service usage patterns.

  • Provide you with customer support.

  • Provide you with policies about your account.

  • Carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.

  • Notify you about changes to our Services.

  • Allow you to participate in interactive features offered through our Services.

  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

  • For any other purpose with your consent.

 

We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers'/service providers' target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.

 

Security: How We Protect Your Information

We have implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access to your information and to maintain data security. These safeguards take into account the sensitivity of the information that we collect, process and store and the current state of technology. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. The third party service providers with respect to payment gateway and payment processing are all validated as compliant with the payment card industry standard (generally referred to as PCI compliant service providers).

We assume no liability or responsibility for disclosure of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access, or other causes beyond our control. You play an important role in keeping your personal information secure. You should not share your user name, password, or other security information for your Cykel account with anyone. If we receive instructions using your user name and password, we will consider that you have authorized the instructions.

 

Privacy/data Protection Rights

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has provided the below rights to the EU residents:

  • Right to information - including contact details to the DPO, the purposes for processing Personal Information and the rights of the individual.

  • Right to access the Personal Information that are processed

  • Right to erasure (”Right to be forgotten”)

  • Right to rectification

  • Right to restriction of processing

  • Right to data portability of the Personal Information supplied to Cykel by the EU resident

  • Right to object (opt-out) to processing (unless Cykel otherwise has compelling legitimate grounds)

 

You can exercise these rights by raising a request directly at contact@cykel.ist or contact us at the information provided in CONTACT US section.

 

Data Retention and Account Termination

You can close your account by visiting your profile settings page on our website. We will remove your public posts from view and/or dissociate them from your account profile, but we may retain information about you for the purposes authorized under this Privacy Policy unless prohibited by law. Thereafter, we will either delete your personal information or de-identify it so that it is anonymous and not attributed to your identity. For example, we may retain information to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service or to comply with legal obligations.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in the law, our data collection and use practices, the features of our services, or advances in technology. Please check this page periodically for changes. Use of information we collect is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post the changes here. Please review the changes carefully. Your continued use of the Services following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will constitute your consent and acceptance of those changes.

 

Payment Specific

All credit/debit cards’ details and personally identifiable information will NOT be stored, sold, shared, rented or leased to any third parties

 

www.cykel.ist will not pass any debit/credit card details to third parties

 

www.cykel.ist takes appropriate steps to ensure data privacy and security including through various hardware and software methodologies. However, Cykel cannot guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed online.

 

www.cykel.ist is not responsible for the privacy policies of websites to which it links. If you provide any information to such third parties different rules regarding the collection and use of your personal information may apply. You should contact these entities directly if you have any questions about their use of the information that they collect.

 

The Website Policies and Terms & Conditions may be changed or updated occasionally to meet the requirements and standards. Therefore, the Customers’ are encouraged to frequently visit these sections to be updated about the changes on the website. Modifications will be effective on the day they are posted.