Like every service operator, we collect, process, and use data as part of our mission of offering tourist services online via the Internet (the “Service”). Protecting your privacy and your personal data is a responsibility we take very seriously. Therefore we gather, process and use your personal data exclusively in accordance with the applicable legal regulations.
In this privacy statement we explain how we collect, handle, and seek to safeguard your personal data as part of your use of our website www.harlemspirituals.com.
The party responsible for data protection is Harlem Spirituals/New York Visions, 690 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10036 USA (“We”).
1. WHAT TYPE OF DATA DO WE COLLECT
We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. We collect two types of information from you on our website, or through our distribution partners. Personal Information is information that identifies you personally, such as your first and last name, email address, telephone number, postal and email addresses. We collect your billing information (such as your credit card number, cardholder name, and card expiration date) through our secured payment system but we do not keep or store these information. We also collect Other Information that does not identify you personally, such as gender, country of residence and other demographic information.
Some data are mandatory to enable us to deliver the Service to you. You can choose not to disclose some other information to us but in general these information are required for you to receive relevant content from us.
Information About Others
You may have the opportunity to provide contact and travel-related information for other people through our websites. If you refer a friend or purchase products or services for someone else through our website, you will need to submit that individual's personal information. You must obtain the consent of other individuals prior to providing us with their personal information.
You can contribute to our website in a number of different ways, including writing reviews. We may store these contributions (your "Content"), publicly display them on our website, display them to other users, share them with our affiliate partners and distributors, and use them for promotional purposes. Note that if you include Personal Information in your Content, it can be used and viewed by others. We are not responsible for the information you choose to include in your Content.
2. COOKIES AND HOW WE USE THEM
To learn more about how to change the cookies settings of your browser, please visit the following links:
3. WEB BEACONS AND HOW WE USE THEM
For the purposes of advertising and market research and to optimize the user experience of our website, we use web tracking technology, also known as web beacons (clear gifs, pixels tags or web bugs). These allow us to monitor the traffic patterns of users and to deliver and communicate with cookies. Our web beacons include the following:
3.2 Facebook Custom Audience; Facebook Pixel
3.3 Google Analytics
You may refuse to have cookies stored on your device by appropriately configuring your browser (see section 3.2) or by using a privacy plugin (see section 3.3). Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB. Alternatively, you can prevent the tracking by Google Analytics by setting an opt-out-cookie on your device via the following link:
Further information on the data processing in the context of Google Analytics is available under: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.
3.4 Google Double-Click, Google AdWords Conversion, Google Dynamic Remarketing
We also use Google Analytics to evaluate data from the Google services AdWords and DoubleClick for statistical purposes. This way, in order to improve our services, we can analyse what happens after a user has clicked on one of our ads, e.g. whether a user has ordered a product or has viewed the ad from a mobile device. Furthermore, you will receive interest-based ads through these services. You can opt out of such interest-based ads via the Google Ads preferences pages: http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=en.
DoubleClick places a cookie on your device to track your surf profile across webpages and to serve you interest-based ads. If you want to permanently opt out of this, you can download a plugin to deactivate this cookie under the following link: https://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/plugin?hl=en
3.5 Google Tag Manager
4. HOW WE USE YOUR DATA FOR MARKETING PURPOSES
Your personal data are used in the following ways:
5. MARKETING MATERIAL YOU MAY EXPECT TO RECEIVE FROM US
We may send you marketing emails (newsletters) twice a month maximum with information about our company, our services, our news, our special offers/promotions, our sweepstakes, news of New York City in general and any other information that you may find relevant and valuable to help you, your friends or family organize a trip to New York City.
You may unsubscribe at any time by following the directions and link included in each email marketing message we send.
You may also email email@example.com and request to be unsubscribed by including your name, email address, and the words "unsubscribe" in the subject or message body.
Please note that, even if you opt-out of receiving future marketing communications from our website, we will continue to send to you emails regarding your purchases and bookings, and regarding administrative information such as changes to our terms, conditions and policies.
6. TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA
We will not share your personal data with third parties, unless you have previously given your express permission or unless the transmission is required or permissible by law. We will in particular not sell or otherwise market your data to third parties. Transfer of data to government institutions and authorities is done only within the scope of mandatory national legal requirements. Our employees and partners are obligated by us to maintain secrecy and to comply with legal da-ta protection regulations.
7. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY
Harlemspirituals.com is a general audience site and does not offer services directed to children in particular if not accompanied by an adult. Should an individual whom we know to be a child under age 13 send personal information to us, we will delete or destroy such information as soon as reasonably possible.
8. SECURITY MEASURES
At Harlem Spirituals we seek to maintain the integrity and security of your Personal Information. We use industry-standard encryption protocols when receiving and transferring your Personal Information. When you send Personal Information to us over the Internet, we first require that a "secure session" be established using Secure Socket Layer (SSL). We seek to store your Personal Information in secure operating environments that are not accessible to the general public, and to have security measures in place at our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your Personal Information by our employees or third parties. However, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage environment can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot give an absolute assurance that the information you provide to us will be secure at all times. Harlem Spirituals will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorized access to your Personal Information. We will rely on you telling us if you experience any unusual events that may indicate a breach in your information security. We will then seek to investigate whether the security breach was related to the data transmissions from or to Harlem Spirituals and let you know what steps can be taken and have been taken to help rectify the problem. Further action, such as reporting incidents to the police or other proper authorities, may also be required.
9. DATA STORAGE
Your personal data will be stored for only as long as necessary for the purposes stated in this privacy statement or for as long as we are required by law or legally obligated to store this information.
10. CHANGES TO THE POLICY
We reserve the right to adjust the content of this privacy statement from time to time. It is therefore advisable to periodically review this privacy statement.
11. TO CONTACT US