General Terms of Use and Privacy Statement of Tourtlee.com

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General Terms of Use and Privacy Statement of Tourtlee.com
Version March 3rd 2013

Content:

Preface
Booking
Payment
Cookies
Sharing Information with third parties
Use of data
Online Communication
Changes to the General Terms of Use and Privacy Statement
Applicable law

Introduction

1. Preface

1.1 Accepting the Terms of Use and Your Consent
By visiting Tourtlee you accept these Terms of Use as well as the “General Terms of Business of Tourtlee and Suppliers of Tours and other touristic Services” when you book services on Tourtlee. If you don’t accept these provisions, please stop using website and leave it.

By providing us with your personal data, you acknowledge and explicitly consent to Tourtlee (as applicable), processing your personal data in accordance with these Terms of Use as well as the “General Terms of Business of Tourtlee and Suppliers of Tours and other touristic Services” and the relevant laws and regulations, including utilization of the data by Tourtlee employees and the transmission of the data within or outside Greece or Lithuania as specified herein. If you need special care and you request special assistance by providing us with information relating to your physical condition, you consent to and authorize us to use and, to the extent necessary, transfer such data so that we can take steps to provide this service.

Processing of your data by Tourtlee is based on the Law on Legal Protection of Personal Data of the Republic of Lithuania and your voluntary consent.

1.2 Intended use
All users are open to visit the website according to its intended use. The use of further service such as the booking of services does not require prior registration.

1.3 Changes to the booking platform
Tourtlee reserves the right to change the content, structure, functions, and so on, of the internet platform, add new functions, or partially or fully suspend existing content and functions temporarily or permanently, as well as attach selected functions to the fulfillment of certain conditions, at any time without notice. Tourtlee can partially or completely block access to the website for particular users.

You are always legally bound by the Terms of Use at the time of your visit.

1.4 General Terms of Business of Tourtlee and Suppliers of Tours and Other Services
For booking services via the website, the General Terms of Business of Tourtlee and Suppliers of Tours and other touristic Services as well as the additional conditions of individual suppliers, which you can find at the service pages, shall apply.

1.5 Limitations of Liability
Tourtlee strives to keep the website up to date. Notwithstanding, Tourtlee does not accept liability for the correctness and timeliness of the information displayed on the website. You are using or refraining from the use of this information at your own responsibility. Tourtlee excludes liability for accessing or using this website including all the therein contained information and data.

Tourtlee does not accept liability for damages caused by computer viruses, spyware and other malicious computer programs.

1.6 Copyright
The entire content of this Internet platform is protected by copyright. Names, titles, logos, texts, pictures, designs, and so on, may not be copied, modified, transferred, reproduced, and so on, for any commercial or non-personal purposes. If you wish to use texts, pictures, and so on, you can get in touch with Tourtlee who will refer you to the owners of the respective copyrights.

2. Booking

2.1 Booking
When you book on the website, you are transferring personal data such as name, address, date of birth, phone number, e-mail address and information about booked services, to us. This data will be stored by us for providing our services.

3. Payment

3.1 Credit card payment
When you pay for your booked services, the credit card payment will be processed by payment solution provider. Tourtlee does not store credit card information.

4. Cookies

4.1 Use of cookies
Tourtlee uses cookies. Cookies are used by most Internet service providers and allows Tourtlee to recognize your computer when you visit our website again. Cookies are a feature of your Internet browser software and store data about the use of websites on your computer.

4.2 Settings
You can specify in your browser software how your computer is to accept cookies. If you disable cookies in your browser software, you can still visit our website. However, it is possible that certain functions cannot be used to the same extent or that your visit will not be as convenient. – You always have the option to delete cookies from your hard drive. – If you disable or delete cookies from your hard drive, you prevent that certain data about your use of the website be transmitted to Google. You can find full details of how to manage and/or opt-out from cookies on different types of web browser on www.aboutcookies.org.

4.3 Google Analytics
www.tourtlee.com uses Google analytics. Google Analytics provides Tourtlee with (anonymous) website activity reports. For this purpose Google Analytics uses cookies. Information on Google’s privacy policy can be found at http://www.google.com/intl/en_ALL/privacy.html. By using www.tourtlee.com you agree with the processing of your data through Google.

4.4 Google Maps API
Thanks to the Google Maps API Tourtlee can provide you with additional information. To this end, certain anonymous data can be transmitted to Google.

5. Sharing Information with third parties

5.1 Booking
When you complete a booking (conclusion of the contract), a part of your data will be transmitted to the booked company so it can properly provide its services. This company can be located outside of the European Union and may apply its local legal provisions on privacy protection. In that case, we cannot guarantee that the data will be protected in accordance with EU laws and regulations.

5.2 Authorities and third parties
Under certain circumstances Tourtlee and/or the booked company are obliged to pass on or make certain information available to authorities. Some data is transmitted to Google, as outlined in section 5. In case of a booking and payment thereof, the necessary data for payment processing will be provided to an external payment provider.

Tourtlee reserves the right to pass on information to third parties, authorities, and so on, if it is necessary to ward off claims and demands of all kinds.

6. Use of data

6.1 Improving services
Data is used for contract settlement, improvement of website functions and its presentation, design of product pages, as well as for analysis, marketing and consulting purposes.

7. Online Communication

7.1 News and Marketing Services
If you book a service from Tourtlee, you give us permission to send you relevant messages and documents online. The company who provides the service also has the right to send you messages. For details, please see the general contract terms.

We try to ensure that our website offers visitors what they are looking for. In order to achieve this goal, we may use your data for analytical purposes, for quality improvement, for service development, to improve the performance of the website, to measure the success of our advertising campaigns or to tailor services to your queries. For these purposes we may transfer your non-personally identifiable information such as, but not limited to, anonymous demographic information, online behavior to our contracted partners. No such data will be disclosed to third parties except in aggregate, non-personally identifiable form.

By subscribing for newsletters you expressly consent – being aware of the adequate information on the data processing – to receive direct marketing communications including direct marketing or special offers of Tourtlee or of our contracted partners. For the purposes of sending you such direct marketing communications/special offers, we will process your following personal data: name, e-mail address.

Such consent is voluntary. You can unsubscribe any time without giving any reasoning, free of charge via the link provided in each newsletter.

8. Changes to the General Terms of Use and Privacy Statement

Tourtlee can change the General Terms of Use and Privacy Statement at any time. The terms at the time of your visit shall always apply.

9. Applicable law

Use of the Website is exclusively subject to Lithuanian law.

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