Travelcoin® Foundation CIC Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy2018-10-15T16:06:20+00:00

Version TCFPP18082017

Thank you for visiting www.TravelCoin.org powered by the TravelCoin Foundation CIC. As used in this Privacy Policy, the terms “our,” “we” and “us” refer to the TravelCoin Foundation CIC unless the context clearly provides otherwise.

We appreciate the opportunity to interact with you on the Internet and are committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you about the types of information we might collect about you when you visit our Site, how we may use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone, and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to correct, that information.

SCOPE

This Policy applies to all Personal information received by the TravelCoin Foundation CIC in any format including electronic, paper or verbal. TravelCoin Foundation CIC is the sole owner of the information it collects from users of its website and will not sell or share this information with third parties in ways different than what is disclosed in this Privacy Policy. On a global basis, TravelCoin Foundation CIC will, and will cause its affiliates to, establish and maintain business procedures that are consistent with this Policy.

Personal information collected by TravelCoin Foundation CIC may be maintained at its corporate office in the UK, or at other TravelCoin Foundation CIC facilities. TravelCoin Foundation CIC collects Personal information for, among other things, legitimate human resource business reasons such as compensation administration; filling positions; administration and operations of its programs; meeting governmental reporting requirements; security, health and safety management; performance management; company network access; and authentication. TravelCoin Foundation CIC does not request or gather information regarding political opinions, religion, philosophy or sexual preference. To the extent TravelCoin Foundation CIC maintains information on an individual’s medical health or ethnicity (as legally required), TravelCoin Foundation CIC will protect, secure and use that information in a manner consistent with this Policy and any applicable law.

Personal information collected by TravelCoin Foundation CIC from prospective users, partners and others may be maintained at its corporate office in the UK, or at other TravelCoin Foundation CIC facilities. TravelCoin Foundation CIC collects Personal information for, among other things, legitimate business reasons such as Foundation CIC support, customer service; product, warranty and claims administration; meeting governmental reporting and records requirements; maintenance of accurate accounts payable and receivable records; internal marketing research; safety and performance management; financial and sales data; and contact information. All Personal information collected by TravelCoin Foundation CIC will be used for legitimate business purposes consistent with this Policy.

I.         DEFINITIONS

For purposes of this Policy, the following definitions shall apply:

  • “Agent” means any third party that uses Personal information provided by TravelCoin Foundation CIC to perform tasks on behalf of or at the instruction of TravelCoin Foundation CIC.
  • “TRAVELCOIN FOUNDATION CIC” means TravelCoin Foundation CIC a UK corporation, its predecessors, successors, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, divisions and business groups worldwide.
  •  “Personal information” means any information or set of information that identifies or could be used by or on behalf of TravelCoin Foundation CIC to identify an individual. Personal information does not include information that is encoded or anonymised, or publicly available information that has not been combined with non-public Personal information.
  • “Sensitive Personal information” means Personal information that reveals race, ethnic origin, trade union membership, or that concerns health. In addition, TravelCoin Foundation CIC will treat as sensitive Personal information any information received from a third party where that third party treats and identifies the information as sensitive.

II.         DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Any questions or concerns regarding the use or disclosure of Personal information should be directed to the TravelCoin Foundation CIC ‘s Chief Privacy Officer at the address given below. TravelCoin Foundation CIC will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of Personal information in accordance with the principles contained in this Policy.

III.         INTERNET PRIVACY

TravelCoin Foundation CIC sees the Internet, intranets and the use of other technologies as valuable tools for communicating and interacting with consumers, employees, vendors, business partners and others. TravelCoin Foundation CIC recognises the importance of maintaining the privacy of Personal information collected through websites that it operates. TravelCoin Foundation CIC’s sole purpose for operating its websites is to provide information concerning products to the public. In general, visitors can reach TravelCoin Foundation CIC on the Web without revealing any Personal information. Visitors on the Web may elect to voluntarily provide Personal information via TravelCoin Foundation CIC websites but are not required to do so. TravelCoin Foundation CIC collects information from visitors to the websites who voluntarily provide Personal information by filling out and submitting online questionnaires concerning feedback on the website, requesting information on products or services, or seeking employment. The Personal information voluntarily provided by website users is contact information limited to the user’s name, home and/or business address, phone numbers and email address. TravelCoin Foundation CIC collects this information so it may answer questions and forward requested information. TravelCoin Foundation CIC does not sell or share this information with non-agent third parties.

TravelCoin Foundation CIC may also collect anonymous information concerning website users through the use of “cookies” in order to provide better customer service. “Cookies” are small files that websites place on users’ computers to identify the user and enhance the website experience. None of this information is reviewed at an individual level. Visitors may set their browsers to provide notice before they receive a cookie, giving the opportunity to decide whether to accept the cookie. Visitors can also set their browsers to turn off cookies. If visitors do so, however, some areas of TravelCoin Foundation CIC websites may not function properly.

TravelCoin Foundation CIC uses one or more companies to place advertisements for our products and services and those of third parties on our Site and third-party sites. Cookies and other technologies such as Web beacons or tags are used to measure the effectiveness of our ads and to determine the display of content and advertising to you based on your interests both on our site, as well as on third-party sites where you may visit. To support this interest based advertising solution, we, and companies who we have contracted with, may use anonymous information about your visits to our and other Web sites. The information collected and used by this process is always anonymous, and does not enable any third-party to identify you individually.

Although it is our hope that you find the display of advertising to you based on your anonymous interests valuable, if you would prefer not to participate in the services offered through these solutions, you can always opt-out of this activity by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) website by clicking http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

TravelCoin Foundation CIC’s websites are not directed toward children. Nevertheless, TravelCoin Foundation CIC is committed to complying with applicable laws and requirements, such as the United States’ Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). TravelCoin Foundation CIC website users have the option to request that TravelCoin Foundation CIC not use information previously provided, correct information previously provided, or remove information previously provided to TravelCoin Foundation CIC. Those that would like to correct or suppress information they have provided to TravelCoin Foundation CIC  should forward such inquiries to:

By email: Compliance@TravelCoin.org

The inquiries should include the individual’s name, address, and other relevant contact information (phone number, email address). TravelCoin Foundation CIC will use all reasonable efforts to honor such requests as quickly as possible.

TravelCoin Foundation CIC websites may contain links to other “non-TravelCoin Foundation CIC ” websites. TravelCoin Foundation CIC assumes no responsibility for the content or the privacy policies and practices on those websites. TravelCoin Foundation CIC encourages all users to read the privacy statements of those sites; their privacy practices may differ from those of TravelCoin Foundation CIC.