Sometimes a little privacy is a very good thing!

Sometimes a little privacy is a very good thing!

Privacy Policy

We at Beach Nana Travels respect your privacy, so this Privacy Policy is designed to explain how we collect, use, share, and protect any personal information you share with us when you access our website, purchase our goods or services, or engage with us on our blog or social media.

By accepting this Privacy Policy, you are consenting to our collection of the data described below, to our use of the data, to the processing of this data, and to our sharing of the data with third party processors as needed for our legitimate business interests.

The information we collect may include:

Personal Data:  Personal Data is information that can be used to identify you specifically, including your name, shipping address, email address, telephone number or demographic information. 

Some of this information you provide to us when you subscribe to our email newsletter or make purchases from our website. You sometimes provide this kind of information when you offer comments on our blog or contact us with questions.

Your decision to disclose this data is entirely voluntary. You are under no obligation to provide this information, but your refusal may prevent you from accessing certain benefits from our website or from making purchases.  

Derivative Data: Derivative data is information that our web servers automatically collect about you when you access our website, such as your IP address, browser type, the dates and times that you access our website, and the specific pages you view. These statistics help us to provide better and more useful content.

Financial Data:  Financial data is data related to your payment method, such as credit card details or Pay Pal information. We collect financial data to allow you to purchase and order products or services from our website. We store limited financial data. Most financial data is transferred to our payment processor STRIPE and PAYPAL and you should review these processors’ Privacy Policy to determine how they use, disclose and protect your financial data. 

Mobile Device Data:  If you use our website via a mobile device, we may collect information about your mobile device, including device ID, model and manufacturer, and location information.

How We Use Your Information
Your information allows us to offer you certain products and services, including the use of our website. to customize your interaction with our website, and to allow us to suggest other products and services we think might interest you.

We generally store your data and transmit it to a third party for processing. However, to the extent we process your data, we do so to serve our legitimate business interests (such as providing you with the opportunity to purchase our goods or services and interact with our website).

 We may use the information and data described above to:

1. Create and administer your account 

2. Deliver any products or services purchased by you to you 

3. Process payments or refunds

4. Correspond with you and/or request feedback from you

5. Send you a newsletter by email or email offers for products and services

7. Resolve disputes and troubleshoot any problems

8. Administer contests or giveaways

9. Compile anonymous statistical data for our own use or for a third party’s use (such as Google Analytics)

10. Analyze trends to improve our website and offerings

11. Prevent fraudulent activity on our website

12. Assist law enforcement as necessary 

Use of Cookies, Log Files and Web Beacons
Like many Web sites, we makes use of log files. These files are records of visitors to our site – it is a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’ analytics.

The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

We also use cookies - small text files sent to us by your computer - and web beacons to store certain information. We may use cookies to authenticate your identity, to determine if you are logged onto our website, for personalization, for security, for targeted advertising, or for analysis of the performance of our website and services. For example, cookies allow us to recommend blog posts to you based on what you have read on our site in the past. We use cookies that are not specific to your account but unique enough to allow us to analyze general trends and use, and to customize your interaction with our website.

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. Howver, when you first encounter our website, you will be asked to “consent to cookies.” If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. If you disable cookies, your ability to use the website or make purchases from us may be affected. (You can learn more about cookie management on your browsers website pages). By continuing to use our website and not disabling cookies on your browser, you are consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.    

We may also use third-party software to post advertisements on our website, to oversee marketing or email campaigns, or manage our company’s initiatives. These third party softwares may use cookies or similar tracking technology. We have no control over these third parties or their use of cookies. For more information on opting out of interest-based ads, visit the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool.

Website Analytics Tracking
We may partner with third party analytic companies, including Google Analytics. The analytic companies may also use cookies or other tracking technologies to analyze visitors’ use of our website to determine the popularity of the content, and better understand online activity. 

We do not transfer personal information to these third party vendors. In order to access our website, you must consent to the collection and use of your information by these third party analytic companies. You should review their Privacy Policy and contact them directly if you have questions. If you do not want any information to be collected and used by tracking technologies, visit the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool

Processing Your Information
For the most part, we do not process your information in-house, but give it to third party processors for processing. For example, when PayPal takes your payment information, they are a third party processor. They process your payment and remit the funds to us. So in many instances, it will be necessary for us to transmit your information to a third party processor, as we do not have the capability to perform these functions.

Retention of Your Data
We retain personal data as long as it is needed to to conduct our legitimate business purposes or to comply with our legal obligations, or until you ask us to delete your data. For example, we will retain certain personal information indefinitely for the purposes of maintaining your account, unless and until you delete your account. 

Data that we gather for a specific and particular purpose, such as assisting law enforcement or analyzing trends, will not be kept for longer than is necessary for that particular purpose. Data that is no longer needed by us for any of the purposes listed above will be permanently deleted.   

You may request that we delete your data at any time.  However, note that we cannot control the retention policies of third parties. If you wish to have any third parties, including those to whom we’ve transmitted your data, delete that data, you will need to contact those third parties directly. You may request from us a list of all third parties to whom we have transmitted your data.

Security of Your Information
We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data and keep your information secure.  We use recognized online secure payment systems and implement generally accepted standards of security to protect against personal data loss or misuse. However, no security measure is foolproof, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against interception or misuse. We cannot guarantee complete security of any information you transmit to us.

By consent to this Privacy Policy, you acknowledge that your personal data may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of your data by other parties. We will notify you of promptly any known breach of our security systems or your data which might expose you to serious risk.

International Data
Our website is hosted by servers located in the U.S. Therefore, if you reside in the European Union, some of your data will be transferred internationally to those servers. Transfers will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the EU-US Privacy Shield. More information on the Privacy Shield can be found at: https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome.

Children’s Data
This website is not designed for use by children under age 18, and we do not knowingly solicit personal data from anyone under age 18.  If you are under age 18, do not access or use our website or related products or services.  If you become aware that we have collected data of anyone under the age of 18, please contact us so that we may delete that data.

Newsletter Privacy
We offer the opportunity for you to volunteer certain information to us that is used for email and marketing purposes. This information includes, but is not limited to, your name and email. You will have an opportunity to unsubscribe from any future communications via email, but we reserve the right to maintain a database of past email subscribers. We reserve the right to use this information as reasonably necessary in our business and as provided by law. We do not ever sell or rent your information to third parties, nor do we receive other compensation from third parties for your information. 

California Privacy Rights
The State of California has established its own regulations that apply to California residents. If you reside in California, you have the right to obtain from us, once per year and free of charge, information regarding what information we disclose to third party marketers, and the names and addresses of each third party to whom we disclose your data. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please send an email with your request to beachnana@beachnana.com.  

If you are a California resident and under the age of 18, you have the right to request that we remove any data that you publicly post on our website. To request removal of your data, please use the contact information listed below. Note that while we will remove your data that is publicly posted on our website, we may not be able to completely remove that data from our systems.

Beach Nana Travels
1905 Hendon Road
Woodstock, Georgia 30188
beachnana@beachnana.com

Update Account Information:  You have the right to update or change any information you have provided to us. To update or delete your information, please contact us at beachnana@beachnana.com

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice.