You trust GreekVoyager.com with your information, and we’re committed to being upfront about our privacy practices, including how we treat personal information we collect or receive. This policy explains our privacy practices for GreekVoyager.com.com and services provided by GreekVoyager.com.
Information Collected or Received
GreekVoyager.com will not disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this policy.
As a GreekVoyager.com member you are required to provide a valid email address at registration and choose a username or alias that may represent your identity on GreekVoyager.com.
Depending on which services you choose to use, GreekVoyager.com may require additional information, such as a shop name, billing and payment information, a telephone number, and/or a physical postal address. Credit card information on an account may be stored and used for both billing and payment purposes. GreekVoyager.com may contact individual shop owners to confidentially request more information about their shops or items listed on the Website, to ensure compliance with our rules. Certain products or services on GreekVoyager.com may require you to complete an application; any information you submit through the application processes will not be displayed publicly and will only be used internally by GreekVoyager.com, unless otherwise specified.
As a seller your location will be publicly displayed in connection with your account. Your store alias is publicly displayed and connected to your GreekVoyager.com activity. Other people may see your date joined, reviews, ratings, profile information, items listed for sale, shop pages, sold item listings, and comments in community spaces.
GreekVoyager.com automatically receives and records some information from your browser or your mobile device when you visit the Website, such as your IP address or unique device identifier, cookies and data about which pages you visit on the Website. This information helps us analyze and understand how the Website work for members and visitors, and provide a more personalized experience for members and visitors. For more information about online tracking tools (including flash cookies) and how we use them, see our section below in this policy on “Information Sharing & Disclosure.”
Some members or visitors may connect to or register an GreekVoyager.com account using an external third-party application, such as Facebook, or an app developed using a GreekVoyager.com API. GreekVoyager.com may receive some data from those connected third-party applications. Connecting your GreekVoyager.com account to third-party applications or services is optional, and when you connect your account to an external app, you will be given the opportunity to grant permission.
GreekVoyager.com may receive or collect information (for example: an email address) about a person who is not yet a registered GreekVoyager.com member (a “non-member”) in connection with certain GreekVoyager.com features, including but not limited to: a non-member subscribing to an GreekVoyager.com newsletter, a member inviting a non-member to visit the Website, a non-member engaging in a transaction, or a member sending a gift card code to a non-member. Non-member information is used only for the purpose it was originally submitted to GreekVoyager.com. A non-member can contact GreekVoyager.com if they do not want GreekVoyager.com to retain their information.
GreekVoyager.com uses the information described in this policy to provide and improve our services and products, for billing and payments, for identification and authentication, for targeted online marketing, to contact members or interested parties, and for general research and aggregate reporting.
Choice & Control
We know members of our community value having control over their own information, and therefore GreekVoyager.com gives you the choice of providing, editing or removing certain information, as well as choice over how we contact you.
You may change or correct your GreekVoyager.com account information (except your username) on the Website. You may also remove certain optional information on the Website that you no longer wish to be available.
For various reasons, GreekVoyager.com may contact you about our services or your activity. Some of these messages are required, service-related messages for members. Other messages are not required, and you can control which optional messages you choose to receive by changing your settings in your account. Learn more in the Messages from GreekVoyager.com section of this policy.
If you have optionally connected your account to an external, third-party application, such as Facebook, or an app developed using the GreekVoyager.com API, you can remove permission for the app by changing your account settings.
It is your right to be remove your personal data from GreekVoyager.com. If you no longer wish to use GreekVoyager.com’s services or receive service-related messages, then you may remove your account. GreekVoyager will respect your request, delete all your data and send an email informing you that your data have been removed.
Messages from GreekVoyager.com
On occasion, GreekVoyager.com will contact you. Primarily, messages are delivered by email or by push notifications, and every account is required to keep a valid email address on file to receive messages. In some situations, GreekVoyager.com may contact you by telephone, SMS message or physical mail in order to provide you with customer support or to provide you with information about products and features you may find of interest.
Some messages from GreekVoyager.com are service-related and required for members. Examples of service-related messages include, but are not limited to: a welcome/confirmation email when you register your account, notification of an order, or correspondence with GreekVoyager.com’s support team. These messages are not promotional in nature. You may not opt-out of receiving service-related messages from GreekVoyager.com, unless you close your account.
As a member, GreekVoyager.com may also send you messages related to certain features or your activity on the Website. GreekVoyager.com may also send you news or updates about changes to our Website or services. By default, members will receive these messages via email, but you may choose to opt-out of getting certain messages through the settings on your GreekVoyager.com account or mobile device.
GreekVoyager.com offers optional email newsletters. When you register for an account, or choose to subscribe, you will receive newsletters from us. Newsletters are available to both members and non-members. Members may subscribe or unsubscribe from optional newsletters under your account settings or by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails. Non-members may subscribe by providing an email address, which will only be used by GreekVoyager.com for these newsletters. Non-members may unsubscribe from newsletters by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails.
Information Sharing & Disclosure
We want to respect your privacy. GreekVoyager.com will not disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this policy.
GreekVoyager.com limits access to your personal information to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
GreekVoyager.com is affiliated with a variety of businesses and works closely with them. These businesses may offer promotions or sell items or services to you through GreekVoyager.com’s services. GreekVoyager.com may also provide services or sell products jointly with affiliated businesses. Due to the nature of our business model, when an affiliated business is associated with your transaction, we may share information that is related to such transaction with that affiliated business. GreekVoyager.com may share aggregated demographic information with business partners.
We can only speak for ourselves; this policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that GreekVoyager.com does not own or control, or individuals that GreekVoyager.com does not employ or manage. If you provide your information to others on GreekVoyager.com or throughout the Internet, different rules may apply to the use or disclosure of the information you provide to them. GreekVoyager.com does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. GreekVoyager.com is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the GreekVoyager.com Website or Apps. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.
Cookies and Tracking Technologies
Types of tracking technologies
There are three common types of tracking technologies used on GreekVoyager.com:
Cookies: This is a small data file sent from a server to your web browser or mobile device that is stored on your browser cache or mobile device. You can configure your browser's settings to reflect your preference to accept or reject cookies (see Managing Cookies below).
Clear gifs, web beacons, web bugs: These are tiny graphics with a unique identifier similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user's computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to your personally identifiable information.
Flash cookies, local shared objects (LSOs): Flash cookies are used to collect and store information, but differ from browser cookies in the amount, type and manner in which data is stored. GreekVoyager.com uses Flash cookies in order to facilitate services such as fraud prevention. GreekVoyager.com does not tie the information gathered by Flash cookies to your personally identifiable information. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here.
Tracking technologies have two different lifespans:
Persistent means it remembers certain information about your preferences for viewing the site, and allows GreekVoyager.com to recognize you each time you return. Persistent cookies are stored on your browser cache or mobile device until you choose to delete them.
Session is specific to a particular visit to the site, to carry information as you view different pages on GreekVoyager.com so you don’t have to re-enter information. Session cookies expire and delete themselves automatically when you leave the Site or close your web browser.
GreekVoyager.com uses tracking technologies for a few general purposes:
Strictly necessary: Vital to ensuring that GreekVoyager.com works properly for visitors and members.
Performance: Help us understand how the Site is functioning so that we can improve our services.
Functionality: Retain your personal preferences as you use the Site to enhance your experience.
Marketing and Advertising: Gather data to help deliver advertising content relevant to your interests.
Third-parties may choose to include GreekVoyager.com widgets on their websites. When you load a website that has chosen to include our widgets, we receive analytics information through a cookie that may be used to enhance our data or to improve our services.
You can change your web browser's settings to reflect your cookie preferences. Each browser is a little different, but usually these settings are under the "options" or "preferences" menu. The links below provide information about cookie settings for the browsers supported by GreekVoyager.com:
Please note that if you reject or block all cookies in your browser settings, you will not be able to take full advantage of GreekVoyager's services as some cookies are necessary for the site to function properly.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Your GreekVoyager.com account information is protected by a password. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access of your account and information by choosing your password carefully, and keeping your password and computer secure by signing out after using our services.
GreekVoyager.com follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once GreekVoyager.com receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
GreekVoyager.com will retain your information only for as long as is necessary or your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you no longer want GreekVoyager.com to use your information to provide you services, you may close your account. GreekVoyager.com will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
You may inform us of any changes or requests in regards to your personal data, and in accordance with our obligations under local data protection law, we may update or delete your personal data accordingly.
If you have questions about personal information or suggestions you can contact GreekVoyager.com by sending an email to info@GreekVoyager.com. We will respond to you within 30 days of receipt of your correspondence.