ROYAL RESORTS POLICY FOR THE PROTECTION OF INFORMATION
August 16, 2013.
All the businesses that operate under the Royal Resorts ® brand are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, adhering to the principles of legality, consent, information, quality, purpose, loyalty, adequate use and responsibility. This policy establishes the way that all the personal information we obtain or that you provide will be processed. Please read the following information carefully to understand how the information that you supply personally and that which you provide through the use of the websites that operate under the Royal Resorts® brand is handled.
If you do not agree with the way we collect or handle your personal information, we ask that you please refrain from supplying this information understanding that by doing so, the company still reserves the right to provide the requested services.
The personal information you supply is also useful for the following purposes:
Necessary in order to provide the service that you are requesting:
a) To handle your vacation reservations and to process orders for products and services that you purchase to make your stay with us more comfortable.
b) To fulfill our contractual obligations arising from any formal agreement between us.
And also for additional activities such as:
a) To keep you updated on news, invitations and other activities relevant to our products and services, as well as to provide information on special offers in accordance with your tastes and preferences.
b) To allow you to have access to our online services if you are eligible and you decide to make use of them.
c) To notify you of any changes to our service.
In the event that you do not want your personal information to be used for these additional purposes, you must fill in the appropriate area in the form you are using to supply your data or inform us of your decision by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For online transactions we use mechanisms to encrypt and secure protocols to protect the transmission of data from our websites to our databases. Unfortunately, Internet transmission mechanisms are inherently unsafe and for this reason, the protection of data during these transmissions cannot be guaranteed.
For your own safety and privacy, we recommend that you do not send sensitive information to us via email.
Furthermore, in the event that you wish to unsubscribe from market research, customer surveys, newsletters or promotions that are sent to you, you may request this in the same form used to supply personal information by filling in the appropriate area, this will be immediate if requested through the Internet, or an email or address will be supplied so that you may inform us of your decision. Your name and address will be removed within five business days after your request was received.
You can also request the cancellation of newsletters or promotions by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located at the bottom of the emails that you receive from Royal Resorts® or by replying or texting ‘STOP’ if you receive SMS communications. You may also turn off push notifications on Royal Resorts® apps on your device, or unsubscribe by contacting us at email@example.com.
Moreover, if you wish to learn more about the procedure, the requisites and the terms for exercising your rights of access, rectification, cancellation or challenging the handling of your personal information or if you wish to revoke consent for the use of said data, you may contact our Customer Service department by sending an email to the aforementioned address and you will receive the documentation requested.
Royal Resorts® may deny access to personal information, rectify, cancel or grant a request to discontinue use of said information in any of the following instances:
- When the person making the request is not the owner of the personal information or the legal representative is not properly accredited to make a request of this nature.
- When the personal information of the person making the request is not located in the database.
- When the request violates the rights of a third party.
- When there is a legal impediment or a decision from an entitled authority restricts access to the personal information or does not allow the correction, cancellation or challenging of said information.
- When the rectification, cancellation or challenge has already taken place.
In the event of a refusal from Royal Resorts® to comply with your rights regarding said personal information, it will notify you in a timely manner and using the same means by which the request was submitted.
– When said personal information is required by a legal order.
– When to do so would hinder judicial or administrative proceedings linked to fiscal obligations, crime investigations or administrative sanctions.
– When said data is needed to protect the legal interests of the user.
– When the information is required to fulfill a legal obligation undertaken by the user, and
– When the information is used for prevention or medical diagnosis or in the provision of healthcare services by a healthcare professional subject to confidentiality.
As we develop our business there may be a need to reorganize, restructure or sell assets. In the event of a sale, consolidation or transfer of assets, Royal Resorts® reserves the right to transfer, sell or assign the collected information including, without restrictions, personal and non-personal information to one or more affiliate or non-affiliate third parties.
Taking into account the aforementioned information, we hereby request that you indicate if you consent to the transfer of your personal information or not.
Others. Furthermore, in accordance with the terms set forth in the Federal Law for the Protection of Personal Information in the Possession of Individuals, Royal Resorts® may share your personal information without your consent in the following cases:
- When the transfer is required by any Law or Treaty to which Mexico is a signatory.
- When the transfer is necessary for medical prevention or diagnosis, provision of health care, medical treatment or health care management.
- When the transfer is made to controlling corporations, subsidiaries or affiliates under control of Royal Resorts® or a parent company or any partnership operating under the same brand and in accordance with the same internal policies and procedures.
- When the transfer is necessary under contract, whether it is in effect or imminent, in the interest of the owner by the responsible party and a third party.
- When the transfer is necessary or legally required to safeguard public interest or to provide or administer justice.
- When the transfer is necessary for the recognition, practice or defense of a right in a judicial process.
- When the transfer is necessary to maintain or comply with a legal relationship between the owner and the responsible party.
- In cases where there is reason to identify, contact or initiate legal action against someone who is breaching the rights of privacy, safety and the property of Royal Resorts®, its visitors, guests, employees, suppliers or the public in general.
What device and usage data do we process?
As is true of most websites, Royal Resorts® uses common information-gathering tools, such as tools for collecting usage data, cookies, web beacons and similar technologies to automatically collect information that may contain Personal Data from your computer or mobile device as you navigate our websites, our services or interact with emails we have sent to you.
Device and usage data of websites that operate under the Royal Resorts® brand
As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically on connection with the use of our websites by individual users. This information may include IP address (or proxy server), device and application identification numbers, location, browser type, Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, the pages and files viewed, searches, operating system and system configuration information and date/time stamps associated with your usage. This information is used to analyze overall trends, to help us provide and improve our websites and to guarantee their security and continued proper functioning.
Cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies on our websites and in email communications
When you visit the websites that operate under the Royal Resorts® brand, we or an authorized third party may place a cookie on your browser and/or device, which collects information, including Personal Data, about your online activities over time and across different sites. Cookies allow us to track usage, determine your browsing preferences and improve and customize your browsing experience.
We also use web beacons on our websites and in email communications. For example, we may place web beacons in marketing emails that notify us when you click on a link in the email that directs you to any of the websites that operates under the Royal Resorts® brand. Such technologies are used to operate and improve our websites and email communications.
The following describes how we use different categories of cookies and similar technologies and your options for managing the data collection settings of these technologies:
Type of Cookies Description Managing Settings
Required cookies are necessary for basic website functionality. Some examples include: session cookies needed to transmit the website, authentication cookies, and security cookies.
If you have chosen to identify yourself to us, we may place a cookie on your browser that allows us to uniquely identify you when you are logged into the websites and to process your online transactions and requests.
Because required cookies are essential to operate the websites, there is no option to opt out of these cookies.
Functional cookies enhance functions, performance, and services on the website. Some examples include: cookies used to analyze site traffic, cookies used for market research, and cookies used to display advertising that is not directed to a particular individual.
Functional cookies may also be used to improve how our websites function and to help us provide you with more relevant communications, including marketing communications. These cookies collect information about how our websites are used, including which pages are viewed most often.
We may use our own technology or third-party technology to track and analyze usage information of the websites that operate under the Royal Resorts® brand, to provide enhanced interactions and more relevant communications, and to track the performance of our advertisements.
For example, we use Google Analytics (“Google Analytics”), a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., You can learn about Google’s privacy practices by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ .
The Company may also utilize HTML5 local storage or Flash cookies for the aforementioned purposes. These technologies differ from browser cookies in the amount and type of data they store, and how they store it.
You can choose to opt out of functional cookies. To change your cookie settings and preferences, including those for functional cookies, click the Cookie Preferences link in the footer of the page.
To opt out from data collection by Google Analytics, you can download and install a browser add-on, which is available here https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
To learn how to control functional cookies via your individual browser settings, click here http://www.aboutcookies.org/
To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies, click here https://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html#117118
Targeting or Advertising cookies
Targeting or advertising cookies track activity across websites in order to understand a viewer’s interests, and to direct specific marketing to them. Some examples include: cookies used for remarketing, or interest-based advertising.
You can choose to opt out of targeting and advertising cookies. To change your cookie settings and preferences, including those for targeting and advertising cookies, click the Cookie Preferences link in the footer of the page on our websites.
Continue reading to learn more about these and other advertising networks and your ability to opt out of data collection by certain third parties.
Notices on behavioral advertising and opt-out for visitors to websites operating under the Royal Resorts brand®
As previously described, we or third parties that you have authorized may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser when you visit our websites for the purpose of offering you targeted advertising (also referred to as “online behavioral advertising” or “interest-based advertising”). To learn more about targeted advertising and advertising networks please visit the opt-out pages of the Network Advertising Initiative, (us and to third parties by Salesforce DMP, click here http://royalresorts.com/customer-choice
To manage the use of targeting and advertising cookies, click the Cookie Preferences link in the footer of the page on our websites or consult your individual browser settings for cookies. Various browsers may also offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 local storage.
Opt-Out from the setting of cookies on your individual browser
In addition to utilizing the user preference center, where available, you may opt-out from the collection of non-essential device and usage data on your web browser (see the “What device and usage data we process” section, above) by managing your cookies at the individual browser level. Furthermore, if you wish to opt-out of interest-based advertising click here http://preferences-mgr.truste.com/ (or, if located in the European Union, click here http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/). To opt-out of targeted advertising that is provided to us and to third parties that you have authorized by Salesforce DMP, click here http://www.royalresorts.com/consumer-choice/. Please note, however, that by blocking or deleting cookies and similar technologies used on our websites, you may not be able to take full advantage of the websites.
While some internet browsers offer a “do not track” or “DNT” option that lets you tell websites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked, these features are not yet uniform, due to the fact that industry groups, technology companies and regulators have not yet adopted a common standard. Therefore, we cannot currently commit to responding to browsers’ DNT signals with respect to our websites. The Company takes privacy and meaningful choice seriously and will make efforts to continue to monitor developments around DNT browser technology and the implementation of a standard.
Social Media Features
Our websites may use social media features, such as the Facebook “like” button, the “Tweet” button and other sharing widgets (“Social Media Features”). You may be given the option by such Social Media Features to post information about your activities on a website to a profile page of yours that is provided by a third party social media network in order to share with others within your network. Social Media Features are either hosted by the respective social media network or hosted directly on our website. In the case of Social Media Features that are hosted by the respective social media networks and you click through to these from our website, the latter may receive information showing that you have visited our website. If you are logged in to your social media account, it is possible that the respective social media network can link your visit to our websites with your social media profile.
The Company also allows you to log in to some of our websites using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you with the option to share certain Personal details with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign-up form.
Your interactions with Social Media Features are governed by the privacy policies of the companies providing the relevant Social Media Features.
Telephony log information
If you use certain features of our services on a mobile device, we may also collect telephony log information (like phone numbers, time and date of calls, duration of calls, SMS routing information and types of calls), device event information (such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser language), and location information (through IP address, GPS, and other sensors that may, for example, provide us with information on nearby devices, Wi-Fi access points and cell towers).