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PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy is part of our Terms of Service. Your use of the Service implies your acceptance of this policy and is subject to it.

We strive to protect your privacy and to comply with Facebook’s privacy policy and with our own and, to the best of our knowledge, we are fully compliant. We do not sell or rent your information to any third party. However, we shall not be liable for any possible privacy breach that takes place unintentionally and without our knowledge. If, despite our best efforts, an actual privacy breach is found in the Service, we will promptly take action upon notice. If you believe you have found any such breach or privacy violation, please contact us at “news@vibehotels.com.au”://mailto:news@vibehotels.com.au to let us know. We will greatly appreciate your help.

  1. Information we receive

We value your trust and respect your privacy. We do not collect or use any personal information for any purpose other
than the functionality of the Service. You provide us information about yourself in various ways when you use the Service. For example, you provide us with information such as your name, e-mail address, and other personal information if you “follow,” “like,” or add a VIBE HOTELS application, link your account to the Service, or take similar action on Facebook or another third party website or network, or otherwise provide us with information when interacting with the Service. If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses. We may also retain any messages you send through the Service. You may provide us information in User Content you post to the Service.

When you ask for assistance by contacting Customer Support, we may collect and store the contact information you provide (generally your name and e-mail address), information about your activity on the Service, browser and operating system, and your user ID. We may also store the correspondence and any information contained within.
We may use third-party ad servers or ad networks to serve advertisements within the Service. These third-party ad companies use technology to send the advertisements directly to your browser, and when this happens they automatically receive from your browser (because of the way the web works) your IP address, browser type, etc. They may also use other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, etc) to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to personalize the advertising content. In any case, we do not provide them with any personally identifiable information about you. Please note that our Privacy Policy does not apply to, and we cannot control and are not responsible for the activities of, these third party advertisers or web sites.

  1. How we use your information

We use the personal information you submit to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Service. We also use Personal Information to improve the Service, and to develop new products and services; to prevent abusive and fraudulent use of the Service and our other services and systems; to personalize and display advertisements and other content; and for other administrative and internal business purposes.

Additionally, by providing VIBE HOTELS your email address (including by “following,” “liking,” or adding the VIBE “LIKE” COMPETITION application to or within any account you have on Facebook or another third-party website or network, linking your account to the VIBE HOTELS service, or take similar action on Facebook or another third party website or network, or by otherwise providing your email address to us), you consent to our using the email address to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. You also agree that we may send you notifications (including “push” notifications) of activity on the Service in accordance with any applicable privacy settings. If you do not want to receive such messages, you may opt out or change your preferences by sending an email to “news@vibehotels.com.au”://mailto:news@vibehotels.com.au. If you opt out, please allow up to 10 business days for us to process your request. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, offers, and information about other products and services of VIBE HOTELS or third parties. You may not opt out of Service-related e-mails.

Following termination or deactivation of the Service, VIBE HOTELS may retain any User information and User Content for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, or audit purposes. Furthermore, VIBE HOTELS may retain and continue to use indefinitely all information (including User Content) contained in your communications to other Users or posted to public or semi-public areas of the Service after your deactivation of the Service.

VIBE HOTELS may use certain information about you and/or your User Content internally for purposes such as analysing how the Service is used, diagnosing service or technical problems, maintaining security, and personalizing content.

VIBE HOTELS reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the User Content you post on the Service. We reserve the right to remove any such information or material for any reason or no reason, including without limitation if in our sole opinion such information or material violates, or may violate, any applicable law or our Terms of Use Agreement, or to protect or defend our rights or property or those of any third party. VIBE HOTELS also reserves the right to remove information upon the request of any third party.

  1. Cookies

The Service may send “cookies” to your computer when you access the Service. These may be used to improve the quality of our service or to provide us with general usage statistics, and will not be accessed by third parties. A cookie is a standard web mechanism, which consists in a small text file recorded on your hard drive to allow a website to keep information between different visits or page views. Third party ad companies may send and receive their own cookies, but do not have access to ours.

  1. Log files

Log files are commonly used in web servers to record web requests, errors or other information. Access log information is automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. We may store, for troubleshooting, analysis or security reasons, some of that information, including but not limited to Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, platform / operating system, browser type, version and language, referring URLs, cookies set by us, etc.

  1. Clear Gifs Information

When you use the Service, we may employ clear gifs (also known as web beacons) which are used to track the usage patterns of our users on the Service. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients. The information we collect from clear gifs used in email messages is used to enable more accurate reporting, improve the effectiveness of our marketing, and make VIBE HOTELS better for our users.

  1. How we share your information

Personally Identifiable Information: VIBE HOTELS will not rent or sell your personally identifiable information to others. VIBE HOTELS may share your personally identifiable information with third parties for the purpose of providing the Service to you. If we do this, such third parties’ use of your information will be bound by this Privacy Policy. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of VIBE HOTELS (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).

VIBE HOTELS may share information relating to your use of the Service, including personal information, with VIBE HOTEL’S corporate affiliates, including, without limitation, its parent company. VIBE HOTEL’S corporate affiliates will use your personally identifiable information in accordance with their own privacy policies.

As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and other personal data is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may also transfer or assign such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or dissolution.

Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Service, such as User Content, becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy settings. If you remove information that you posted to the Service, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service, or if other Users have copied or saved that information.

Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, VIBE HOTELS will not disclose personal information to any third party unless required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law, comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities; (b) to enforce our Terms of Use, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, or to protect the security or integrity of our site; and © to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of VIBE HOTELS, our Users or others.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties for various purposes, including, without limitation, to help them understand the usage patterns for certain VIBE HOTELS’ services.

  1. How we protect your information

VIBE HOTELS cares about the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to VIBE HOTELS or guarantee that your information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. The privacy of your personal information may also be affected by changes to the functionality of VIBE HOTEL’S distributors, such as social networks like Facebook, or the failure of privacy settings on such distributors’ platforms. VIBE HOTELS is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.

  1. Policy Regarding Children

The Service is not intended for children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect or solicit any personal information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information we will delete such information as quickly as possible. We recommend that minors over the age of 13 ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet. As stated in our Terms of Service, minors over the age of 13 should only use the Service with the approval of their parents or legal guardian.

  1. Disclosure policy

As stated above, we value your trust and respect your privacy. However, we may disclose your personally identifiable information and/or non-personally-identifiable information in the following situations:

  • If we are required to do so by law, or have good-faith belief that such action is necessary in response to legal process;
  • If we consider it, in good faith, necessary in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities;
  • If we have good faith belief that such action is appropriate or necessary to enforce our Terms of Service, to take precautions against liability, to defend ourselves against any third-party claims, to protect the security or integrity of our website(s), to assist government enforcement agencies, or to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of our users, ourselves, or others.