Flight Mate Pty Ltd (“Flight Mate Pty Ltd“) operates FlightMateza and may operate other websites. It is Flight Mate policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Flight Mate Pty Ltd collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Flight Mate purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Flight Mate visitors use its website. From time to time, Flight Mate Pty Ltd may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Flight Mate Pty Ltd also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on FlightMateza blogs/sites. Flight Mate Pty Ltd only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Flight Mate websites choose to interact with Flight Mate Pty Ltd in ways that require Flight Mate Pty Ltd to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Flight Mate Pty Ltd gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at FlightMateza to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Flight Mate Pty Ltd are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Flight Mate Pty Ltd collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Flight Mate Pty Ltd. Flight Mate Pty Ltd does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Flight Mate Pty Ltd may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Flight Mate Pty Ltd may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Flight Mate Pty Ltd does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Flight Mate Pty Ltd discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Flight Mate behalf or to provide services available at Flight Mate websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Flight Mate websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Flight Mate Pty Ltd will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Flight Mate Pty Ltd discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Flight Mate Pty Ltd believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Flight Mate Pty Ltd, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Flight Mate Pty Ltd website and have supplied your email address, Flight Mate Pty Ltd may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Flight Mate Pty Ltd and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Flight Mate Pty Ltd takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Flight Mate Pty Ltd, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Flight Mate Pty Ltd goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Flight Mate Pty Ltd may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
What is Personally Identifiable Information?
Personally identifiable information is any piece of information which can potentially be used to uniquely identify, contact, or locate a single person. This includes information like your real name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card number, or other information that you submit to us voluntarily. We will not collect any Personally Identifiable Information from you unless you voluntarily submit such information to us. Therefore, if you do not want us to obtain any Personally Identifiable Information about you, do not voluntarily submit such information to us.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
Automatic Collection of Non-Personally Identifiable Information
Information We Use
Flight Mate may use the Personally Identifiable Information collected through our website or through any other form of communication available for providing services and support to users, improving our website, including tailoring services and support to users. We use the Personally Identifiable Information collected to enable you to make travel reservations and other travel related purchases. When you make a reservation or purchase online or directly with Flight Mate, we will share information about you and your purchase with the applicable travel suppliers. We will only provide the necessary information to ensure that your travel arrangements are confirmed with these travel suppliers. The travel suppliers will use your credit card information to process your Flight, Accommodation, Car Hire, Travel Insurance or any other reservation related to your travel arrangement. We also use the Non-Personally Identifiable Information collected automatically by our servers internally primarily to help us administer and improve our website.
Disclosure of Information
Laws and Legal Rights
We may also disclose your Personally Identifiable Information if we believe in good faith that we are required to do so in order to comply with any applicable statute, regulation, rule or law as requested by court of law . We may disclose Personally Identifiable Information in special circumstances when we have reason to believe that providing such information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against a third party who may be violating our terms & conditions or to protect the safety and security of our users, website or general public.
We want to make the experience for you as easy as possible when visiting our website. One of the ways that we do this is with communication through email. We believe our email messages will provide you with useful information about travel-related special offers available through our website. You always have the option to choose not to receive any of our email communications via an unsubscribe link or you can email us on email@example.com for your name to be removed from the mailing list. This way you control the emails that you do and do not wish to receive from us. Flight Mate will only mail to those who have opted-in to be mailed to or those that have transacted with us using our website or directly.
Advertising within email communications
Where Flight Mate and data provider have engaged, may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser to enable you to receive customized ads, content or services. No personally identifiable information is placed into these cookies. The cookies may reflect de-identified demographic or other data linked to data you voluntarily have submitted to us, e.g., your email address, in hashed, non-human readable form. Additionally, emails we send may contain a bit of code known as a “web beacon.” This code allows us to understand the time and date of when a user has opened an email and when he/she has utilized a link within the email to visit a website. Our web beacons do not collect personally identifiable information. Users wishing to disable our web beacons should do so by turning images “off” in their email client settings.
Flight Mate will not sell any of your personal information, including your name, address, credit card number, shopping or transaction history to any third party without your permission. Please be aware that our site contains links to other sites and that the privacy practices of other sites may differ from those of Flight Mate. In certain situations, you may link to another site within Flight Mate frame that shows Flight Mate URL. In these cases Flight Mate makes all reasonable efforts to confirm the security and privacy practices of these sites, but despite the Flight Mate frame and URL, each site is responsible for its own privacy practices.
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