Privacy Policy

Trip Republic User Register

Trip Republic Oy (”Trip Republic” or “We”) respects Your privacy and is committed to safeguard the privacy of those persons using (“User(s)” or “You”) the Trip Republic service (“Service”) by using the Trip Republic mobile application and other services provided by Trip Republic. This Privacy Policy helps You to understand which data Trip Republic collect, and how we use it.
This Privacy Policy shall apply to use of the Service and You should read this document before using the Service. If You do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, do not use the Service.
Trip Republic will not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are under 13, please do not attempt to access or take in use our Service or send any information about yourself to us, including but not limited to Your name, address, telephone number, or email address; if you are under 13 years of age or a minor in Your country of residence, please seek parental consent before use of the Service.
Personal data refers to information, which allows Users to be specifically identified as individual persons. We may also collect “non-personal data” meaning it can’t be used to specifically identify any persons. Non-personal data may also be a result of removing the personally identifiable parts from the data. We collect and use both types of information and combinations of both types.
By using the Service You always disclose data about yourself to Trip Republic. Your data will be kept private unless You choose to disclose data about yourself to other users. In connection with Your use of the Service, You may choose to disclose data about yourself to other users, and any such data is public information, and there is no expectation of privacy. Trip Republic is not responsible for any personal data you choose to make public in the Service.
Trip Republic shall not be responsible for the actions of third parties (including people, companies or services), the content of third-party websites, the use of information User provides to them, or any products or services they may offer.

1. Why we process personal data

Trip Republic will only collect such personal data that is relevant for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.
Personal data may be processed for the purposes to create Service accounts, using, maintaining, customizing and developing the Service, contacting Users, providing services, sending customer and marketing information to Users, enabling communication in the Service, conducting research and creating reports. Trip Republic may use collected information also to create a user profile. Trip Republic commits to adhere to the provisions of the Finnish Personal Data Act and other such applicable laws and regulations pertaining to processing of personal data, as well as process personal data in compliance with good processing practice. Trip Republic will pursue to take appropriate measures in order to prevent unauthorized access to personal data, any inappropriate use thereof and any possible inaccuracies. All personnel processing personal data are obliged to keep such information strictly confidential.

2. Which data is collected about You

We collect several categories of data:

  • Information You give to us
  • Technically gathered information when You use our Service
  • Information from third parties (including social networking sites without being limited to those) in relation to our service.

The Service may be able to connect to your social networking sites and profiles to obtain information about you when you consent to allow your social networking site to make that information available to Trip Republic and, consequently Trip Republic may be able to collect certain information from your social networking profile when your social networking site permits to make that information available.
We will collect data that you voluntarily give to us, for example when you sign up for or use our Service. This data can include your user name or e-mail address. We will also collect data that is technically gathered when you use our Service. This data may include Your Internet Protocol address time of your requests or actions in the service.
In order to enhance the service Trip Republic may use tools or third-party analytical software to collect and use non-personal data. The above information will be collected from Users when they sign up for the Service. IP-addresses, operating system, access times, browser type and language and referring Web site addresses might be collected automatically. Trip Republic may use this information to monitor and analyze the use of the services. Trip Republic collects data about all of Users’ activities in the Service and within related services. Trip Republic may need to collect also credit card and billing information.
Trip Republic may, at its own initiative or upon a User’s request, complement, correct or delete incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal data.

3. Disclosure of information

Trip Republic will not disclose personal information stored in the register to third parties for direct marketing, market research, polls or public registers without User’s consent. Trip Republic is not responsible for any processing of personal data by third parties. The data or profiles might be used for targeted in-Service marketing and other similar purposes.
In exceptional circumstances personal data may be disclosed to third parties if required under any applicable law or regulation or order by competent authorities, or in order to enforce the Terms and Conditions of the Service and to investigate possible infringing use of the Service as well as to guarantee safety of the Service.
Trip Republic may share Your information in connection with any merger, sale of our assets, or a financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business. Aggregate or anonymous information about You may be shared with advertisers, publishers, business partners, and other third parties. Trip Republic may use external service providers to provide technical solutions or services for processing stored data and access the stored data by using a technical interface. Trip Republic may use third party service providers, such as e-mail service providers, credit card processors, data analyzers and business intelligence providers. Trip Republic has right to share personal data as necessary for the aforementioned service providers to provide their services to Trip Republic. Trip Republic is not liable for the acts and omissions of these third parties. Trip Republic may host the service in and transfer data for this purpose to countries outside the European Union or the European Economic Area in accordance with mandatory legislation and this Privacy Policy.

4. Data protection and securing personal data

The register will be maintained in external service providers’ servers with appropriate safeguards, such as password protection, granting the access to the stored information only to Trip Republic. The register is protected by appropriate industry standard, technical and organisatory safety measures. The database will be accessible only to those persons expressly authorized by Trip Republic.

5. Cookies

A cookie is a string of information or a small text file that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Trip Republic uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the Service and website, and their website access preferences, improving quality, tailoring recommendations, and developing the Service and Service related services. Users who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Service and/or website, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.
The cookies will not enable Trip Republic to access and review information stored on a User’s computer. Trip Republic may feature advertisements served by third parties that deliver cookies to User’s computer/device so the content accessed and advertisements can be tracked. These third party services shall be governed by separate privacy policies and this Privacy Policy shall not apply and Trip Republic shall not be responsible for such third party data collection.

6. Information on the processing of personal data

Users are entitled to review any information collected on him/her and stored in the register. When User wishes to use the above right to review stored information, User should send a signed request thereof to Trip Republic using the contact details below. Users may opt-out of receiving promotional emails by following the instructions in those emails. If You opt-out, Trip Republic may still send You non-promotional customer information, such as emails about Your account or Trip Republic’s ongoing business relations.

7. Changes to the Privacy Policy

Trip Republic may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, and at Trip Republic‘s sole discretion. All changes hereto will be made available on this website, which is why Trip Republic encourages Users to frequently check this page for any changes to this Privacy Policy. Changes hereto will not prejudice Users’ rights without their consent.

8. Controller and the person in charge

The User may at any time contact Trip Republic at the address below.
Trip Republic Oy
Business ID: 2711112-2
Address: Lönnrotinkatu 5, 00120 Helsinki, Finland
Email: hello@triprepublic.com
Web: triprepublic.com