This Privacy Statement explains in general terms how Holiday Tours & Travel Co. Ltd. ("HTT") protects the privacy of your personal information. It will apply to any personal information you provide to us:
When making a booking with us,
Via jetaboutholidays.com, jetabout-hkg.com or other online sites operated by HTT and its contractors; and
Under any other agreement or arrangement.
This Privacy Statement will also apply to any information about you that is provided to us by someone else such as a travel agent.
What Information Do We Collect?
The types of personal information that we collect from you will depend on the circumstances of collection and on the type of service you request from us. For example, when you request us to make your travel arrangements, we may collect details such as your name, address, flight and other travel details, credit/debit card number and expiry date, billing address, telephone numbers, frequent flyer number or other loyalty program membership details, dietary requirements (if any) and health issues relevant to your travel arrangements.
How We Collect Information
We may collect personal information about you when you deal with us over the telephone, send us correspondence (whether by letter, fax or email), visit our web sites or when you have contact with us in person. As well as collecting information directly from you, there may be occasions when we collect information about you from a third party. For example:
From people making travel bookings on your behalf;
From third party telesales companies that collect your personal information and disclose it to us so that we may issue you with your ticket and make and fulfil your travel arrangements or market our products and services to you;
Other service providers who collect information on our behalf; and
From market research companies contracted by us to obtain information so that we may improve and market our products and services.
How We Use Your Personal Information
We generally collect your personal information for the following purposes:
To process your travel arrangements and other transactions; and
To conduct marketing activities and market research.
Some of the personal information we collect is essential for us to be able to accurately identify who is using the service. Other types of personal information we collect help us to profile who is using our services and what their interests are.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
We may disclose your personal information to third parties, for example, to our contractors to whom we contract out certain services, travel service providers, data processing companies (including operators of global distribution systems and payment clearing houses) for the purpose for which the information was collected or for related purposes, for example to complete a transaction on your behalf or provide you with a service that you requested.
We may also disclose your personal information to various law enforcement agencies and governments around the world for security, customs and immigration purposes.
Your information will also be shared between related companies in the HTT Group where necessary to fulfil our purposes.
Other than the above, we will not disclose your personal information without your consent unless disclosure is either necessary to prevent a threat to life or health, authorised or required by law, reasonably necessary to enforce the law or necessary to investigate a suspected unlawful activity.
Access & Correction of Information About You
We will, on request, provide you with access to the information we hold about you, unless there is an exception which applies under the applicable laws, including for the purpose of correcting or updating that information.
We may recover from you our reasonable costs of supplying you with access to this information.
Your request to provide access to this information will be dealt with in a reasonable time.
Keeping Your Personal Information Up To Date
We take reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete, and up-to-date whenever we collect or use it.
If the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date, please contact us and we will take reasonable steps to either correct this information, or if necessary, discuss alternative action with you.
Transfer of Information Overseas
We may transfer to people in foreign countries any of your personal information to fulfil the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement, for example:
To HTT Group offices overseas;
To data processors (including operators of global travel distribution systems); and
Airlines, hotels and other travel service providers.
In most cases the transfer will be necessary for the performance of our contract with you or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures taken in response to a request by you or for the performance of a contract with a third party which is concluded in your interests. Please let us know if you have any objections to such transfers.
Resolving Your Concerns
If you wish to gain access to your personal information, have a query on how your personal information is collected or used please forward your request, or query to the address below. We will respond to your query as soon as possible.
Changes to This Privacy Statement
We may amend this Privacy Statement as our business requirements or the law changes. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be updated on jetaboutholidays.com, so please visit our web sites periodically to ensure that you have our most current privacy statement.
Online Security Information
When you book through this web site, a secure server is used. Secure Server Layer (SSL) encrypts the information you send through this web site. HTT makes no warranty in respect of the strength or effectiveness of that encryption and HTT is not responsible for events arising from unauthorised access of the information you provide.