Here are examples of the types of personal information Freelivin’ may collect and how we may use it.
What personal information we collect:
When you create an account on the Lifestylez website you provide us with your name, email, address, phone number, gender, graduation date, height/shoe size for rental purposes and birth date. You will also be able to add a picture of yourself.
The purpose of using the Lifestylez site is to register for a services provided by the company. Specific details about your trip are recorded and collected
A benefit of using the website is to connect with other trip participants within your group so you may ask questions and exchange information like pictures and videos. Examples include updating your trip status by making a payment, submitting a Q&A, uploading a photo or video, and making comments in the Media Center.
Transactional information obtained during the payment process is retained by a third party payment gateway and follows it’s own privacy policies. Please see Authorize for more information.
Information we collect when you interact with the Lifestylez registration portal:
Site activity information. We keep track of some of the actions you make while in the portal, such as creating a photo album, sending messages, using the Q&A Center, indicating you “like” a post, and attending an event/trip. In some cases you are also taking an action when you provide information or content to us. For example, if you share a picture or video we might log the fact that you shared it.
Access Device and Browser Information. When you access the Lifestylez registration portal from a computer we may collect information from that device about your browser type, location, and IP address, as well as the pages you visit.
Cookie Information. We use “cookies” (small pieces of data we store for an extended period of time on your computer, mobile phone, or other device) to make the portal easier to use and to protect both you and Lifestylez. For example, we use them to store your login ID (but never your password) to make it easier for you to login whenever you come back to the portal. We also use them to confirm that you are logged into the portal. Removing or blocking cookies using the settings in your browser might impact the portal’s functionality and your ability to use it.
What we do with your information:
We use the information we collect to provide our services and features to you, to measure and improve those services and features, and to provide you with customer support.
We may contact you with service-related announcements from time to time. You may opt out of all communications except essential updates on your account. We may include content you see on Lifestylez in the emails we send you.
We don’t share your information with advertisers without your consent.
Certain downloadable software applications, such as our SMS system and photo folders, transmit data to us. We may not make a formal disclosure if we believe our collections of and use the information is the obvious purpose of the application. We will make disclosures where we believe it is not obvious so that you can decide whether you want to use the feature.
Information we receive from Third Parties:
We do not own or operate the secured payment gateways or insurance policy providers that you use through the registration portal. Whenever you connect with a payment gateway or purchase optional travel insurance, we will receive information from them, including information about actions you take. In some cases, in order to personalize the process of connecting, we may receive a limited amount of information even before you connect with the application or website.
Information you share with Third Parties:
Exporting Information. You may use tools like RSS feeds, mobile phone SMS notification, or the Picasa photo library that means that when you use those applications and websites you are making your Lifestylez information available to someone other than Lifestylez. Prior to allowing them to access any information about you, we limit their use of your information and use technical measures to ensure that they only obtain authorized information. You will need to read their Policies to Procedures.
Protection of Personal Information:
Lifestylez takes precautions — including administrative, technical, and physical measures — to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
Lifestylez uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption on all web pages where personal information is collected. To make payments using the Lifestylez portal you must use an SSL-enabled browser such as Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer. Doing so protects the confidentiality of your personal information while it’s transmitted over the Internet.
When registering for a Lifestylez trip limited personal information is shared with members of your group. Postings made in the Q&A Center are all public to members within your group. If you do not want to be seen or contacted by others please make the necessary changes to your profile under the Privacy tab or contact us at security@Lifestylez.com.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we discover a person under the age of 13 has created a profile and registered for a trip we will take the necessary steps to delete the account immediately.