Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the information Working Traveller (Referred to as WT in this document) collects about you, how we use and share that information and the privacy choices we offer. This Privacy Policy applies to information WT collects when you use our websites, mobile applications and other online products and services (collectively, the “Services”), or when you otherwise interact with us.

We may change the provisions of this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you, including by revising the date at the top of this policy. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you use our Services to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

Information Users Provide to Us

WT collects information you provide to us, such as when you create an account, update your profile, use the interactive features of our Services, participate in request customer support or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include:

  • Basic user information, such as your name, username, gender, birth date, email address, mailing address, phone number and photographs

  • Messages and interactive forum information, such as discussion group posts, messages to other WT users and information you provide in connection with activities and events

  • Other background, contact and demographic information, such as your ethnicity, occupation, personal URL, IM username, emergency contact, home descriptions, work travel history and plans and other interests and self-descriptions you choose to provide.

We also collect information about you from other WT users, such as references, friend connections and other interconnections and interactions between you and other WT users.

Information We Collect Automatically From You

When you access or use our Services, we may also automatically collect information about you, including:

  • Device Information: We collect device-specific information when you access our Services, including your hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, mobile network information and information about the device’s interaction with our Services.

  • Log Information: We collect log information about how you access or use our Services, including your access times, browser type and language, Internet Service Provider and Internet Protocol (“IP”) address.

  • Information Collected by Cookies and other Tracking Technologies: We may automatically collect information using cookies, web beacons (also known as “gifs,” “pixel tags” and “tracking pixels”) and other tracking technologies to, among other things, improve our Services and your experience, monitor user activity, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and tell if an email has been opened and acted upon. For information about removing or rejecting cookies, please see “Your Information Choices” below.

Information We Collect from Other Sources

We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Services. For example, if you create or log into your WT account through a third-party social networking site, we will have access to certain information from that site, such as your name, profile picture, connections and other account information in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such third-party social networking site.

Use of Information

We use information about you for purposes described in this Privacy Policy or otherwise disclosed to you on or in connection with our Services. For example, we may use information about you to:

  • Operate and improve our Services;
  • Protect the safety of WT users and verify users’ identities;

  • Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
  • Respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service;
  • Communicate with you about our products, services, offers, promotions, rewards and events and provide other news and information about WT.

  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Services;
  • Personalise the Services, which may include providing content or features that match user profiles or interests;

Transfers of Your Personal Information

  • With search engines in order to index the content you provide as part of a discussion forum;
  • In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company; and

  • If we believe that disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; to enforce our agreements, to protect the security or integrity of our Services; or to protect WT, our users or the public from harm or illegal activities.

We may also share aggregated or anonymised information that does not directly identify you.

Social Media Tools

The Services may offer social sharing features or other integrated tools, which let you share actions you take on our Services with other media, and vice versa. The use of such features enables the sharing of certain information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the third party that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the third parties that provide these social sharing features.

The Services may also allow you to access Google Maps. Please note that when you use Google Maps, you are subject to Google’s privacy policy, as amended by Google from time to time.i

Security

WT takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you in an effort to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Account Information

You may update or correct information about you, or deactivate your account, at any time by logging into your account and editing your profile. Please note that even after you deactivate your account, we may retain certain information as required by law, for legitimate business purposes and to protect member safety.

Cookies

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies; however, our Services may not function properly if you do so.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by visiting the contact form.

Working Traveller - Work your way around the world / or let the world come to you.

Working Traveller enables you to work and travel on your Gap Year - whilst gaining relevant work references for a job when you go back home. Working Traveller Ltd is based in the UK at 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ. We are a private limited company registered in the United Kingdom.
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