Offbeat Roads recognizes the importance of privacy of its users and also of maintaining confidentiality of information provided by its users.
TYPE OF INFORMATION (WE COLLECT)
“Personal Information” of User shall include the information shared by the User and collected by us for the following purposes:
Registration on the Website: Information which you provide while subscribing to or registering on the Website, including but not limited to information about your personal identity such as name , gender, marital status, religion, age etc., your contact details such as your email address, postal addresses and telephone (mobile or otherwise). The information may also include information such as your banking details (including credit/debit card) and any other information relating to your income and/or lifestyle; billing information payment history etc. (as shared by you).
Other information: We many also collect some other information including but not limited to,
Transactional history (other than banking details) about your e-commerce activities, buying behavior.
Your usernames, passwords, email addresses and other security-related information used by you in relation to our Services.
Data either created by you or by a third party and which you wish to store on our servers such as image files, documents etc.
Data Received from any third party including social media channels, including but not limited to personal or non-personal information from your linked social media channels (which include but are not limited to name, email address, friend list, profile pictures or any other information that is permitted to be received as per your account settings) as a part of your account information.
Information pertaining any other traveller(s) for who you make a booking through your Offbeat Roads account. In such case, you must confirm and represent that each of the other traveller(s) have agreed to have the information shared by you disclosed to us.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:
The Personal Information collected maybe used in the following manner:
While making a booking
While making a booking, we may use Personal Information including, cardholder names, credit/debit card number (in encrypted form) with expiration date, banking details, wallet details etc. as shared and allowed to be stored by you. We may also use the information of travellers list as available/linked with your account. This information is presented to the User at the time of making a booking to enable you to complete your bookings expeditiously.
We may also use your Personal Information for several reasons including but not limited to:
confirm your reservations with respective service providers;
keep you informed of the transaction status;
send booking confirmations;
send any updates or changes w.r.t your booking
allow our customer service to contact you, if necessary
customize the content of our website, mobile site and mobile app;
request for reviews of products or services or any other improvements;
send verification message(s) or email(s).
We value opinions and comments from our Users and frequently conduct surveys, both online and offline. Participation in these surveys is entirely optional. Typically, the information is aggregated, and used to make improvements to Website, other Sales Channels and its services and to develop appealing content, features and promotions for members. Survey participants are anonymous unless otherwise stated in the survey.
Marketing Promotions, Research and Programs:
Marketing promotions, research and programs help us to identify your preferences, develop programs and improve user experience. Offbeat Roads frequently sponsors promotions to give its Users the opportunity to win great travel and travel related prizes. Personal Information collected by us for such activities may include contact information and survey questions. We use such Personal Information to notify contest winners and survey information to develop promotions and product improvements. As a registered User, you will also occasionally receive updates from us.
In addition, you may look forward to receiving periodic marketing emails, newsletters and exclusive promotions offering special deals.
From time to time we may add or enhance services available on the Website. To the extent these services are provided, and used by you, we will use the Personal Information you provide to facilitate the service requested. For example, if you email us with a question, we will use your email address, name, nature of the question, etc. to respond to your question. We may also store such Personal Information to assist us in making the Website the better and easier to use for our Users.
WITH WHOM YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IS SHARED:
Your information shall also be shared with the end service providers like airlines, hotels, bus service providers, cab rental, railways or any other suppliers who are responsible for fulfilling your booking. You may note that while making a booking with Offbeat Roads you authorize us to share your information with the said service providers/suppliers. However, how the said service providers/suppliers use the information shared with them is beyond the purview of Offbeat Roads. You are therefore advised to review the privacy policies of the respective service provide/supplier whose services you choose to avail.
Offbeat Roads does not sell or rent individual customer names or other Personal Information of Users to third parties except sharing of such information with our business / alliance partners or vendors who are engaged by us for providing various referral services and for sharing promotional and other benefits to our customers from time to time basis their booking history with us.
Companies under the same corporate entity
In the interests of improving personalization and service efficiency, we may, under controlled and secure circumstances, share your Personal Information with our affiliates, associate companies, our subsidiary or holding company or a subsidiary of our holding company or an entity which controls, is controlled by or is under common control.
If the assets of Offbeat Roads are acquired, our customer information will most likely also be transferred in connection with such acquisition. In addition, as part of business expansion/development/restructuring or for any other reason whatsoever, if we decide to sell/transfer/assign our business, any part thereof, any of our subsidiaries or any business units, then as part of such restructuring exercise customer information including the Personal Information collected herein shall be transferred accordingly.
Business Partners/Third Party Vendors
We may also share certain filtered Personal Information to our business partners who may contact the customers to offer certain products or services (which may include free or paid products / services) which will enable the customer to have better travel experience or to avail certain benefits specially made for Offbeat Roads customers. Examples of such partners are entities offering co-branded credit cards, travel insurance, insurance cover against loss of wallet, banking cards or similar sensitive information etc.
Offbeat Roads may share your Personal Information to third party that Offbeat Roads may engage to perform certain tasks on its behalf, including but not limited to payment processing, data hosting, and data processing platforms.
We use non-identifiable Personal Information of Users in aggregate form to build higher quality, more useful online services by performing statistical analysis of the collective characteristics and behavior of our customers and visitors, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the Website. We may provide anonymous statistical information based on this data to suppliers, advertisers, affiliates and other current and potential business partners. We may also use such aggregate data to inform these third parties as to the number of people who have seen and clicked on links to their websites. Any Personal Information which we collect and which we may use in an aggregated format is our property. We may use it, in our sole discretion and without any compensation to you, for any legitimate purpose including without limitation the commercial sale thereof to third parties
Occasionally, Offbeat Roads will hire a third party for market -research surveys and contest – entry processing and will provide information to these third parties specifically for use in connection with these projects.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION:
In addition to the circumstances described above, Offbeat Roads may disclose User’s Personal Information if required to do so:-
by law, required by any enforcement authority for investigation, by court order or in reference to any legal process;
to conduct our business;
for regulatory/internal compliance and audit exercise(s)
to secure our systems; or
to enforce or protect our rights or properties of Offbeat Roads or any or all of its affiliates, associates, employees, directors or officers or when we have reason to believe that disclosing Personal Information of User(s) is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.
To ensure that the security and integrity of our services are safeguarded, we may monitor your Personal Information. This monitoring may include (without limitation) the filtering of incoming and outgoing electronic data messages to identify, limit and/or prevent the transmission of spam, viruses and/or unlawful, defamatory, obscene or otherwise undesirable material or content.
Such interception, disclosure, monitoring and storage may take place without your knowledge. In that case, we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any damages howsoever arising from such interception, disclosure, monitoring and storage.
HOW YOU CAN OPT-OUT OF RECEIVING OUR PROMOTIONAL E-MAILS?
You will occasionally receive e-mail updates from us about special offers, new Offbeat Roads services, and other noteworthy items. We hope you will find these updates interesting and informative. If you wish not to receive them, please click on the “unsubscribe” link or follow the instructions in each e – mail message or send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org