Privacy Policy

  1. - Scope

    This Privacy Policy refers to personal data, which is defined as information concerning any living person (a natural person who hereafter will be called the Data Subject) that is not already in the public domain.

    The United Kingdom General Data Protection Regulation (hereafter called UK GDPR), along with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), seek to protect and enhance the rights of data subjects. These rights cover the safeguarding of personal data, protection against the unlawful processing of personal data and the unrestricted movement of personal data within the UK, EU and its storage within the EEA.

  2. - Who we are

    Pogo, is a trading name used by Pogo Travel Limited, whose address is: Office 5, Bourne Park, Exeter Park Road, Bournemouth BH2 5BD. Company registration number 15047485. Hereafter, referenced as Pogo. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, Pogo is pleased to provide the following information:

    2a - The business operates an App and website for making hotel bookings
  3. - Personal Data
    1. Pogo uses the information collected from the App, when you email, access the website or speak with you to respond to your enquiries and from Pogo pinboard.

    2. For marketing purposes, Pogo may use the personal data you have provided to send you information concerning hotels and other travel related news, which we believe may be of interest to you.

    3. In you making initial contact you agree to Pogo maintaining a marketing dialogue with you until either you opt out (which you can do at any stage) or we decide to desist in promoting our services. At all times, Pogo will work hard to be fully UK GDPR compliant.

    4. Some personal data may be collected about you from your registration using the App or website, from any forms and surveys you complete, from records of email exchanges, from phone calls and details of your visits to our App and/or website, your use of the Pogo Pinboard, including but not limited to, personal identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses.

    5. Pogo will only collect the information needed so that it can provide you with the hotel services required; the business does not sell or broker your data.

  4. - Legal basis for processing any personal data

    To meet our contractual obligations to customers and legitimate interests to respond to enquiries concerning hotels.

  5. - Legitimate interests pursued by Pogo

    To promote our hotel services. Communications may include App messages, digital mailers, newsletters, telephone calls, social media and any other channels including Pogo Pinboard to reach those who may be interested in using Pogo.

  6. - Consent

    Where possible, Pogo, relies on Legitimate Interests to communicate with App and website users. Where consent is required for specific tasks, such as processing personal data that contains medical information, we will seek your consent. You can withdraw this consent at any time by using the email address or telephone number provided at the end of this Privacy Policy, but this won’t prevent Pogo processing data already collected.

  7. - Disclosure

    Pogo will keep your personal information safe and secure, although our administration team will have access to your contact details so that they can manage your account.

    The Business will not disclose your Personal Information unless compelled in order to meet legal obligations, regulations or valid governmental requests.

  8. - Retention Policy

    Pogo will process personal data for the duration of any business dealings and will continue to store only the personal data needed for five years after any booking has expired to meet our legal obligations and for marketing purposes. For anything that is needed for our corporate records we are legally required to hold this data for up to seven years. After the appropriate time period, all personal data will be deleted, unless Pogo is required to retain some basic information to meet our future obligations to you, such as erasure details.

  9. - Data storage

    Where possible all personal data is held in the United Kingdom or the EEA.

  10. - Data sharing

    Due to the nature of the hotel industry, there is a requirement and sometimes a legal obligation to share your data with other organisations including airlines, hotels, and parties that provide specific services. These other parties include Booking.com, credit and debit processing companies.

    Where we are required to send your personal data outside the UK and EEA, we will always put in place appropriate data protection agreements including if required an IDTA or comparable documentation.

  11. - Links to Other Websites

    Certain websites link to our own App or website including those from card payment companies to enable your booking to be fulfilled. Please note that when you use a link to go from the Pogo App or Pogo website to another website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect.

  12. - Marketing

    Pogo may allow third-party ad servers or ad networks to promote its services on the App and website. These third-party providers may use technology to send directly to your browser, the advertisements and links that appear on the App. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or web beacons) to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to personalize the content. If you would like more information about this practice and to personalise how these ads are managed by the providers, please visit https://www.youronlinechoices.eu.

    Pogo does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent. However, please note that if an advertiser asks Pogo to show an advertisement to a certain audience on the App or website and you respond to that advertisement, the advertiser or ad server may conclude that you fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach. Pogo’s Privacy Policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, third-party advertisers. Please consult the relevant Privacy Policy of the advertiser for more information.

  13. - Your rights as a data subject

    At any point whilst Pogo is in possession of or processing your personal data, all data subjects have the following rights:

    • Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.

    • Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.

    • Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.

    • Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply you have a right to restrict the processing.

    • Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.

    • Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.

    • Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right not to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.

    In the event that Pogo refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why, which you have the right to legally challenge.

    At your request, the Company can confirm what information it holds about you and how it is processed.

  14. - Childrens Privacy

    No one under the age of 13 is permitted to use the App or website. In addition, Pogo does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or consciously allow such persons to register on the App. If you are under 13, please do not provide us with any information about yourself. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us immediately, using the contact detail on the last page.

  15. - You can request the following information:
    • Identity and the contact details of the person or organisation that has determined how and why to process your data.

    • Contact details of the data protection officer, where applicable.

    • The purpose of the processing as well as the legal basis for processing.

    • If the processing is based on the legitimate interests of the Business and information about these interests.

    • The categories of personal data collected, stored and processed.

    • Recipient(s) or categories of recipients that the data is/will be disclosed to.

    • How long the data will be stored.

    • Details of your rights to correct, erasure, restrict or object to such processing.

    • Information about your right to withdraw consent at any time.

    • How to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority (ICO).

    • Whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract, as well as whether you are obliged to provide the personal data and the possible consequences of failing to provide such data.

    • The source of personal data if it wasn’t collected directly from you.

    • Any details and information of automated decision making, such as profiling, and any meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and expected consequences of such processing.

  16. - To access what personal data is held, identification will be required

    Pogo will accept the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested: a copy of your driving licence, passport, birth certificate and a utility bill not older than three months. A minimum of one piece of photographic ID listed above and a supporting document is required. If Pogo is dissatisfied with the quality, further information may be sought before personal data can be released.

    All requests should be made to hello@pogo.travelor by phoning +44 (0) 204 571 5186 or writing to us at the address below: Office 5, Bourne Park, Exeter Park Road, Bournemouth BH2 5BD.

  17. – Complaints

In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by the Business you have the right to complain to us. If you do not get a response within 30 days you can complain to the ICO.

ICO

Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.

Telephone +44 (0) 303 123 1113 or email: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/

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