- Collection of your personal data
- How we use your personal data
- Use of Demographic and profile data
- With whom we share your personal Information
- How long we keep your personal data
- How we protect your personal data
- Notifications of modifications and changes to the policy
- Sharing of traveller’s photos and videos
- Security precautions
- Choice to opt out
- Advertisement on website
- Transfer of information overseas
- EU data subject rights
- Collection of your personal data
Personal data means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified, addresses, date of birth, password and payment information. It does not include data where the identity has been removed or otherwise anonymized (anonymous data).
- When you make a requisition for information pertaining to holiday packages, subscribe to our newsletters, enter competitions, share with us your experience or provide any other details in relation to a holiday package availed by you, send us queries or register for promotions;
- When you participate in surveys or provide us your feedback; and
- When you engage with us in any online or offline event or portray your interest on any page hosted by us on a third-party platform or location or voluntarily provide your details for our promotions.
- While you can browse certain sections of our Website, certain activities (asking for expedition information), here, we may use your contact information for sending you (i) particular expedition information asked by you and other information that maybe of your interests, (ii) payment reminder emails, (iii) travel vouchers and (iv) updates on the upcoming expeditions through our newsletters. In the event, you do not wish to receive such information, you may unsubscribe through the facility
in the email message you receive.
2. How we use personal data
We use personal information to provide the services that you request. To the extent we use your information including personal information to market our services to you, we will provide you the ability to opt-out of such uses. We may use your personal information for the following purposes, including but not limited to: (i) resolve disputes; (ii) troubleshoot problems; (iii) promote a safe service; (iv) collect fees owed to us; (v) cater to consumer interests while providing our services, (vi) inform you about online and offline offers, products, services, and updates; (vii) customize your experience; (viii) detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity; (ix) enforce our terms and conditions; (x) conduct research and analysis for improvising customer experience; (xi) to conduct periodical audit; (xii) contact you to send important information or
notices etc. and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
Marketing promotions, research and programs help us to identify your preferences, develop programs and improve user experience. AO frequently sponsors promotions to give its Users the opportunity to win great travel and travel related prizes. Personal Information collected by us for such activities may include contact information and survey questions. We use such personal information to notify contest winners and survey information to develop promotions and product improvements.
3. Use of Demographic and Profile Data
In our efforts to continually improve our product and service offerings, we may, from time to time, collect and analyse demographic and profile data about your activity on our Website. We identify and use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Website. Your IP address is also used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information. We may occasionally ask you to complete optional online surveys, which may require you to provide your contact information and demographic information (like zip code, age, or income level). We use this data to tailor your experience at our Website, providing you with content that we think you might be interested in and to display the relevant content according to your preferences.
4. With whom we share your Personal Information
We may share the personal information, obtained from you, with our associates and affiliates to:
- Help detect and prevent identity theft,
- Fraud and other potentially illegal acts;
- Correlate related or multiple accounts to prevent abuse of our services;
- To facilitate joint or co-branded services that you request where such services are provided by more than one corporate entity.
Those entities and affiliates may not market to you as a result of such sharing of personal information by us, unless you explicitly opt-in. We may disclose personal information in the following circumstances:
5.How long we keep your personal data
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or statutory reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure or your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means and the applicable legal requirements. We may retain certain information subsequent to the closing of your account, for example if it is necessary to fulfil our legal obligations or to exercise, to maintain security, to prevent
fraud and abuse and to defend or enforce our rights.
7. How we protect your personal data
AO takes the protection of your Customer Data seriously but, unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Customer Data, we cannot guarantee the security of your Customer Data transmitted through any channel, such as the Website; any transmission is at your own risk.
8.Notification of Modifications and Changes to the Policy
We reserve the right to change the terms of the Policy from time to time, as seem fit, without any intimation to you, and your continued use of the Website will signify your acceptance of any amendment to these terms. You are therefore advised to re-read the terms of the Policy on a regular basis. Should it be that you do not accept any of the modifications or amendments to the terms of the Policy, you may terminate your use of our services immediately.
9.Sharing of travellers’ photos and videos
By voluntarily submitting your travel photos or videos to AO after availing our services, either on our Website or through email or any other medium of communication to us, you grant to AO, a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, transferable, and sub-licensable, license to edit, telecast, re-run, reproduce, use, syndicate, print and distribute the materials you submit, or any portion thereof, in or in connection with AO and any of its affiliates’ websites, programming, platforms (the manner, mode and extent of which are subject to change without notice to you), in any manner, and in any medium or forum. You represent and warrant to AO that you have the full legal right, power and authority to grant the aforementioned license to AO. You further agree that your submission(s), and the exercise of the rights granted herein, pursuant to the aforesaid terms, do not and will not violate any applicable laws or regulations, or cause a breach of any agreement(s) entered by you with any third parties, and that none of the submission(s) will infringe any copyright, invade any right of privacy, right of publicity, contain any libellous or slanderous material, or infringe or violate any other intellectual property right or other right (including common
law rights) of any other person or entity.
10. Security Precautions
Our Website have stringent security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Whenever you change or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once your information is in our possession, we adhere to strict
security guidelines, protecting it against unauthorized access.
11. Choice to Opt Out
If you so desire, you may opt-out of receiving non-essential (promotional, marketing- related) communications from us on behalf of our partners, and from us, in general, after setting up an account. You may also contact us, at [email protected], to unsubscribe to our newsletters, publications or any other material. Further, please note that all information, including personal information provided by you is voluntary in nature. You may, at any time, withdraw your consent, in accordance with this Policy. However, in the event you withdraw consent to provide information, including personal information, you agree that you will no longer be permitted to use our services. You can also access, modify, correct and eliminate information provided by you which has been collected by us. We will not retain any personal information for a longer period than is required for the purposes for which the personal information may lawfully be used or is otherwise required under any other law for the time being in force. In the event you are not agreeable to the terms and conditions under this Policy and you are presently availing our services, we request you to kindly withdraw your consent or modify your information, by writing to us, at [email protected]
12. Advertisement on website
We may use third-party advertising websites to serve advertisements when you visit our Website. Such websites may use information including your personal information in order to provide advertisements regarding goods and services that may be of interest to you. We cannot confirm or guarantee or take responsibility for the privacy practices or policies of such third-party advertising websites. We disclaim any liability towards any losses due to privacy infringement or other causes that you may suffer pursuant to access of such third-party advertising websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of the relevant third-party advertising websites prior to accessing them.
13. Transfer of information overseas
AO’s Corporate Office is based in Gurgaon, Haryana, India. It is the place from where it carries its operations. Accordingly, Customer Data will be accessible to AO office and appointed agents based out of India. This means that Customer Data will be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside of your country and outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). If you are an EU resident, and we transfer Customer Data outside the EEA, this is done on the basis that it is necessary in discharge of the services rendered to you by AO or its agents.
14. EU data subject rights
If you are a resident in the EU, you may have certain rights in relation to the Customer Data we hold about you, which we detail below. Some of these only apply in certain circumstances where AO is holding authority of the data and legally/contractually allowed as per the local laws as set out in more detail below. We also set out how to exercise those rights.
- Right to information– including contact details to the DPO, the purposes for processing Personal Information and the rights of the individual.
- Right to accessthe Personal Information that are processed
- Right to erasure(” Right to be forgotten”)
- Right to rectification
- Right to restriction of processing
- Right to data portabilityof the Personal Information supplied to AO by the EU resident
- Right to object (opt-out)to processing (unless AO otherwise has compelling legitimate grounds) EU residents can exercise these rights by raising a request directly at [email protected]
You further acknowledge that we may provide you certain information (apart from information available on the Website, which is under public domain) which is designated confidential by us. You agree that you shall not disclose such confidential information without our prior written consent. Further, your information shall be regarded as confidential and therefore, will not be divulged to any third party, unless if legally required to do so to the appropriate authorities or
otherwise permitted in terms of this Policy.
As a user of the Website, you understand and agree that you assume all responsibility and risk for your use of the Website, the internet generally, and the documents you post or access and for your conduct on and off the Website. Your use of site is subjected to our Policy. If you do not agree to
this, we kindly request you not to use this portal.
In case you have any grievance(s), please feel free to contact us at:
Adventures Overland Private Limited
1023, Tower B4, 10th Floor, Spaze i-Tech Park,
Sohna Road, Gurugram – 122018
Email: [email protected]
Landline: +91 124 4046316, 4707331/32