Privacy Policy

Last updated March 20, 2020

In this privacy policy, we seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect on worldadventuredivers.com, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it.

We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it contains important information.

Florine Quirion is doing business as World Adventure Divers (“World Adventure Divers”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) and is committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy.

This privacy policy applies to all information collected through our website (https://worldadventuredivers.com), and/or any related services, sales, marketing or events (we refer to them collectively in this privacy policy as the “Services”).

When you visit our website and use our services, you trust us with your personal information. We take your privacy very seriously.

Please read this privacy policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us. If there are any terms in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our Sites and our services.

If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at .

1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

Personal information you disclose to us

When consulting our web pages, we don’t automatically save personal information. You can visit worldadventuredivers.com anonymously, users are not required to register any personal information to do so.

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when:

  • Subscribing to our newsletter: we collect email addresses and other similar data with our third-party provider Mailchimp.
  • Leaving a comment: for your comfort, to avoid inputting again the same information when leaving another comment, you can save your name, email address et website URL in a cookie. This cookie expires after 1 year. To help us detect spam, we also save the IP address and browser type. You can also leave a comment by using the Gravatar system. Gravatar privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/

Information automatically collected

We automatically collect certain information when you visit our website.

This non-personal information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Services and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Services, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.

Use of Cookies

Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar tracking technologies to access or store information. Cookies are small text files installed on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. Our website may use cookies to improve user experience.

Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Services.

Here is how you can edit the settings of your Internet browser:

2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?

We use personal information collected via our Services for a variety of business purposes described below. We process your personal information for these purposes in reliance on legitimate business interests, in order to enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with our legal obligations.

We use the information we collect or receive:

To send you marketing and promotional communications. We and/or our third-party marketing partners may use the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. You can opt-out of our marketing emails at any time by clicking on “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of each email you receive.

For other Business Purposes such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Services, products, marketing and your experience. We may use and store this information in aggregated and anonymized form so that it is not associated with individual end-users and does not include personal information. We will not use identifiable personal information without your consent.

3. WILL YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?

Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.

We may process or share data based on the following legal basis:

Consent: We may process your data if you have given us specific consent to use your personal information in a specific purpose.

Legitimate Interests: We may process your data when it is reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business interests.

Legal Obligations: We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.

4. WHO WILL YOUR NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH?

We only share and disclose your non-personal information with the following third parties.

Affiliate Marketing Programs: Amazon Affiliation, Booking.com Affiliation Partner Programme

Web and Mobile Analytics: WordPress stats

5. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

If you have a question about a specific retention period for certain types of personal data we process about you, please contact us via the contact details included below.

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it.

6. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?

We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, the transmission of personal information to and from our Services is at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment.

7. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?

In some regions (like the European Economic Area), you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws. These may include the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information, (ii) to request rectification or erasure; (iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information. To make such a request, please use the contact details provided below. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal.

If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.

If you are a resident in California in the United States, California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.

8. DATA BREACH

A privacy breach occurs when there is unauthorized access to or collection, use, disclosure or disposal of personal information. You will be notified about data breaches when Florine Quirion believes you are likely to be at risk or serious harm. For example, a data breach may be likely to result in serious financial harm or harm to your mental or physical well-being. In the event that Florine Quirion becomes aware of a security breach which has resulted or may result in unauthorized access, use or disclosure of personal information Florine Quirion will promptly investigate the matter and notify the applicable Supervisory Authority not later than 72 hours after having become aware of it unless the personal data breach is unlikely to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons.

9. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy policy, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy policy frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.

10. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY?

If you have questions or comments about this policy, you may contact us by email at .

To request to review, update, or delete your personal information, please submit a request by email at . We will respond to your request within 30 days.