Privacy Policy Information on Data Protection

  Yovada would like to ensure your trust in the online reservation of Yoga events. Therefore, Yovada hereby informs you extensively about: What kind of information Yovada necessitates from you, and How this information is made use of Yovada assures you that the data protection acts of the territory of Hong Kong are observed at all times. ANONYMOUS USE OF RESERVATION SERVICE You may at any time anonymously browse about events, rates and offers with our reservation service, i.e. without the requirement to issue any personal information EVENT ENQUIRIES, RESERVATIONS AND BOOKINGS In order to make an enquiry, reservation or booking via Yovada, personal data such as full name, email and credit card details are required in order to process the booking(s) – required data is explicitly indicated during the booking process. Obligatory and additional voluntarily submitted data is transferred to the respective event organiser for the arrangement of the contractual relationship. TRANSACTIONAL DATA When making a booking with Yovada, the required data needed to fulfill the contract is forwarded by Yovada to the individual contract partner, i.e. the event organiser. Your bookings will be recorded for the purpose of making the specific information accessible to you and the statistic information available to Yovada. NEWSLETTERS As a member of the Yovada Community (either by enquiring, reserving or booking an event,registering for our newsletter or by making a booking via our payment gateway on yovada.com), you will receive newsletter communications from Yovada. In order to provide you with more relevant information and customize content to your needs and interests, we may in instances track which links you have clicked on in our emails and newsletters. By registering to the Yovada Community you explicitly agree hereto. Based on this information and other personal details you have provided to us as part of your membership and/or reservation(s) we may customize newsletters for you. You may unsubscribe from newsletter communications by following the instructions in the newsletter. DELETION OF INFORMATION AND/OR ACCOUNT On request, Yovada deletes your data completely and immediately. Please contact us via [email protected] if you should need to request this. Please note, that a deletion of data can only be fully completed when all open transactions have been closed. COOKIES For statistical purposes, Yovada makes use of Google Analytics, a web analytics service from Google Inc. (“Google”).This service uses “cookies” – text files that are stored on your computer and enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the Google cookie regarding your use of this website is transferred to one of Google’s servers in the USA and stored there. However, since anonymisation is activated on this web page, Google shortens your IP address beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to one of Google’s servers in the USA and shortened there. Google uses this information on behalf of us to analyze your usage of the website, to compile reports on your website activity and to provide further services connected to the use of the website and Internet on our behalf. The IP address transferred from your browser via Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google. You can prevent the storage of the cookies by changing the settings in your browser; however, please note that if you do so you may not be able to use all functions of this website fully. Further, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available from the following link, you can prevent the information generated by the Google cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) from being transmitted to and processed by Google: http://tools.google.com/ dlpage/gaoptout. For further information regarding Google Analytics refer to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html (general information on Google Analytics and data protection). Please note that Google Analytics has been expanded using the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” on this page to guarantee anonymous collation of IP addresses (known as IP masking). Social plug-ins from Facebook We use social plug-ins from facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The plug-ins can be recognized by way of the Facebook logo or the supplement “Facebook Social Plug-in”. For example, if you click on the “Like” button or leave a comment, the relevant information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. Furthermore, Facebook makes your likes public for your Facebook friends. If you are logged into Facebook, it can assign the invocation of our page directly to your Facebook account. Even if you are not logged in or don’t have a Facebook account, your browser sends information (e.g. which web pages you have called up, your IP address) which is then stored by Facebook. For details about handling of your personal data by Facebook and your related rights, please refer to the data privacy policy of Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to map data collected about you via our Web sites to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our web pages. Social plug-ins from Twitter With Twitter and its Retweet functions, we use social plug-ins from Twitter.com, operated by Twitter Inc. 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107. If you use Retweet, the websites visited by you are announced to third parties and associated with your Twitter account. Details about handling of your data by Twitter as well as your rights and setting options for protecting your personal information can be found in Twitter’s data privacy policy:http://twitter.com/privacy RIGHT TO INFORMATION As a registered user, Yovada informs you about what data we record about you, at any time, free of charge. Please turn to [email protected] for any inquiries.