What this Policy covers
What is "Personal Information"?
Personal Information also includes information we receive from you regarding another person that identifies that person, or can be used to identify, contact or locate that person, including by combining that information with other information we already have.
We obtain some Personal Information directly from you and other Personal Information may be collected automatically from you during your use of our Site. We also may already have information about you from various sources such as from your previous visits to our Site or from other third parties with whom we have joint marketing or similar arrangements. Our use of this information is discussed below.
How do we collect and use your personal information?
Some pages on our Site contain forms that require users to provide contact information (such as name and e-mail address), demographic information (such as ZIP code), and other similar information. This information is needed to identify you to our Site and to provide you with information that you have requested. These forms and the information they request may change from time to time.
We may use your IP address (see Glossary below) to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Site. The Site may also log IP addresses for systems administration purposes to track a user's session. This tracking also helps us evaluate which parts of our Site users are visiting so that we may improve our Site to better serve you. If you log onto your account with us (as opposed to visiting our Site without logging on) your IP address is linked to personally identifiable information, but only while your logon session is active. This linkage is necessary at that time for security reasons.
We may use your Personal Information to provide you with information about gategroup's products and services and to evaluate your use of our Site so that we can improve our Site's design and content. So that we can provide you with information and advertising about products and services that you may be interested in, we may disclose information derived from you in an aggregate, statistical form (along with information about our other Site visitors and/or customers) that does not identify you personally to companies who are interested in advertising on, marketing through or linking with our Site ("Advertising Partners"). We will not disclose your Personal Information to our Advertising Partners in a manner that would allow them to contact you directly unless you "opt in" to our use of your information in this manner. We may, however, use your Personal Information to allow us to contact you regarding our Advertising Partners' products and services. (You may opt out of this use of your Personal Information by following the procedures below.)
Personal Information you give us about other persons (such as information about someone you would like us to send marketing materials to) will be used only for the purpose for which you disclosed that information to us. Personal Information you provide us about third parties is not shared with any other person or company, except as set forth below.
We also may make extraordinary disclosures of your Personal Information. These extraordinary disclosures include, without limitation, (1) disclosures required by law, court order or other compulsory process, (2) disclosures made in voluntary cooperation with law enforcement agencies, (3) disclosures to government regulators, (4) disclosures made in an effort to prevent or halt illegal activities on, or the illegal use of, our Site, and (5) disclosures that we reasonably believe are necessary to defend against or prevent us from incurring liability to third parties.
Because any personally identifiable information you submit to gategroup online is purely voluntary and should not be of a particularly sensitive nature, we employ our standard security measures and do not use special encryption methods at this time.
How can you opt out of receiving marketing materials from us?
You can "opt out" of receiving e-mail, direct mail and other direct communications from us regarding our products and services (other than communications regarding information, products or services that you directly requested we contact you about). You may opt out by sending an e-mail to [email protected] with "remove" in the subject line and request that we do not use whatever Personal Information we have on file pertaining to you in any e-mail, direct mail or other direct solicitations regarding ours or our Advertising Partners' products and services. Please note that even if you opt out, you will still receive banner advertisements and other messages regarding our Advertising Partners' products and services that are on our Site.
How can you opt out of receiving marketing materials from our advertising partners?
You can "opt in" to receiving e-mail, direct mail and other direct communications from us or our Advertising Partners regarding their products and services. You may opt in by clicking opt in buttons at various places on this Site or by sending an e-mail to [email protected]. If you later want to "opt out" please send an email to [email protected] with "remove" in the subject line and request that we do not use whatever Personal Information we have on file pertaining to you in any e-mail, direct mail or other direct solicitations regarding ours or our Advertising Partners' products and services. Please note that even if you later opt out, you will still receive banner advertisements and other messages regarding our Advertising Partners' products and services that are on our Site.
How can I correct or delete any personal information you may have about me?
If you would like to correct or delete any Personal Information we may have about you send us an e-mail with your request to [email protected] or a letter to gategroup at Website Notices, c/o Communications Department, gategroup, Balz Zimmermannstrasse 7, PO Box, 8058 Zurich - Airport, Switzerland, and we will give you an opportunity to correct, update or delete your information.
When you are connected to the Internet, your computer has a unique Internet ID called an IP address. Most people who connect through a dial-up service, such as America Online, get a different IP address each time they login. Others might have a permanently assigned IP address, called a static IP address. It is difficult or impossible for a website to collect Personal Information about you (i.e., your name, e-mail address, etc.) from your IP address alone, though a static IP address makes this easier. We do not at this time collect Personal Information in this manner, but we reserve the right to do so in the future.