Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy should be read in partnership with the Terms and Conditions document. gypsy50s protects your privacy and respects your concerns about the security of the

information you submit to the site. In order to create the best possible service for members,0 gypsy50s.net needs to collect, store, use and display different elements of the information members provide. gypsy50s will only use the information collected for the purposes outlined in this privacy policy and will not share your information with any third party. Only gypsy50s membership staff will be able to view your information, and only in the process of approving your membership. By submitting the information required to become a member of gypsy50s, you consent to having that information used in the ways set out in this Privacy Policy.

As a community service we require you to provide certain personal information, such as your name, address, email address and date of birth. Since we are a 50+ membership site we ask you to provide proof of age by sending us a photo or a scan of your passport, or similar legal photo identification. We will only use this information to confirm your name and age and after your profile is approved, this file will be permanently deleted from our server.

We require your information to set up your profile and help you find the perfect host, or host the perfect traveller for you. All your personal information will be secured on our database. You will be able to choose how much information to display on your profile. All the information on your profile will be shared only with the people you choose to share it with.

Your profile has two areas - one private, which only you or members you allow access to can see, and one public, which all other members can view. The gypsy50s public profile displays your name and username, profile picture, your personal description, the country you live in and whether you are a solo or couple traveller. You can edit your public profile to include further details and photos if you wish.

The private area contains your other information, or your bio, and is shared by you with potential guests or hosts when you choose to share it. This includes all of the information another gypsy50s member would need to view when searching out a potential host or tour guide. Your bio will be seen by other members only when you decide to share it with them by confirming your approval. Approval to share your bio is on a member-by-member basis, and not on a whole-of-site basis. Only the members you approve will be able to view your full bio.

For purposes of functionality on our site, the server saves your IP number on our secure database.

Any information you share with other member or members is your own responsibility, and we trust you to do so based on your own judgement to manage your own personal information.

All of the information you supply in the process of making your profile, participating in the forums or communicating with us, such as contact information, photos, your bio, your location and other details, will not be made available outside of gypsy50s staff and active, confirmed members.

All of the information you supply in the payment process will be viewed only by gypsy50s payment processing staff. The billing information is stored securely for the purpose of automatic payment each year, and we will always send you a notification before your membership expires. We will never use or sell this information to any third party.

We also collect information about you from other Global50s.net users such as ratings, comments, recommendations, friends, messages, complaints or reports. This information is limited to gypsy50s members only and is used for the purpose of finding suitable hosts, tour guides or guests.

If you choose to link third party social media accounts such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr etc to your gypsy50s account, you are agreeing to the privacy policies of each social media account regarding access to your personal information. The amount of information shared between social media accounts and gypsy50s is dependant on the privacy settings you have selected on each of those third party accounts.

We may or may not inadvertently collect automatic information when you log in through your mobile phone. If you do not want to share information such as your current location with us you will need to change the location preferences on your mobile device through settings.

We collect data to assist the functionality of the site. This may include and is not limited to the following:

●Device Information: We collect device-specific information when you access our services, including your hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, mobile network information and information about the device’s interaction with our services.

●Log Information: We collect log information about how you access or use our Services, including your access times, browser type and language, Internet Service Provider and Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. 

●Information Collected by Cookies and other Tracking Technologies: We may automatically collect information using cookies, web beacons (also known as “gifs,” “pixel tags” and “tracking pixels”) and other tracking technologies to, among other things, improve our Services and your experience, monitor user activity, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and tell if an email has been opened

and acted upon. For information about removing or rejecting cookies, please see “Your Information Choices” below.Not sure either 

The use of this information will be only for the function and development of the site. Your information will never be sold or shared with a third party. All the information provided by you and gathered from our automated service will only be seen by the gypsy50s staff in the course of their work.

gypsy50s may offer social sharing features or other integrated tools, which let you share actions you take on our site with other media, and vice versa. The use of such features enables the sharing of certain information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the third party that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the third parties that provide these social sharing features.

The Services may also allow you to access Google Maps. Please note that when you use Google Maps, you are subject to Google’s privacy policy, as amended by Google from time to time.

Security

We focus on keeping all your personal data safe and secure our servers. We use the very best services and protections to ensure that your information will be safe with in our hands. When our registration/verification/contribution forms ask users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card numbers), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL. While on a secure page, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Mozilla FireFox and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when you are just 'surfing'. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect

user-information off-line. All of our users' information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. If you have any questions about the security at our website, please contact us.

You will be able to change your privacy settings or profile information at any time. You may delete your account at any time. In this event, gypsy50s will retain your personal information for determined period of time for legal purposes and security of our clients.anytime you want your privacy settings for you to share as much as information as you like.

We encourage you to provide real information about yourself. If you provide false information to the Service you may face a ban or cancellation of your account without prior notice, as stated in our Terms of Use.

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies; however, our Services may not function properly if you do so.

Our promotional emails are optional and you can activate or deactivate them as you prefer. We ask you not to mark them as spam, and to use the unsubscribe link if you prefer not to receive them. If you choose to receive these emails we will send you important notices of promotions, destination highlights, featured hosts etc.

If the privacy policies are changed you will receive a notification regarding this change. gypsy50s is based in México.

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