Privacy policy

Oseela is a mobile app that provides a platform for travelers, families and friends that enables them to easily manage their group trips and lots more. Our website, mobile properties, and related applications (collectively, our “App”) are part of Oseela, which is owned and operated by Oseela LTD. More details about Oseela can be found in our website.


We understand that providing information online involves a great deal of trust on your part. We take this trust very seriously, and make it a high priority to ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal information you provide to us when you visit our app or use our services. Before submitting your personal information to us, please read this Policy carefully to learn about our privacy practices. By visiting Oseela’s website, or using the mobile application (an “Application” or “App”) on a mobile phone, tablet, or similar device (a “Device”) or in connection with other sites or services, you are accepting the practices described herein.


What information we collect from you

In General.

We receive and store any information you enter on our app or give us in any other way. This includes information that can identify you ("personal information"), including your first and last name, birthdate, telephone number, and email addresses, username and password, and billing information (such as your credit card number, cardholder name, and card expiration date). We may also request information about your travel plans, style, and preferences. You can choose not to provide information to us, but in general, some information about you is required in order for you to receive relevant offerings from Oseela and its partners and enjoy other benefits of being a registered member.


Usage Information: We collect information about your activity through our services.

Content Information: We collect content you create on our services, such as using the Pica game.

Device Information: We collect information from and about the devices you use.

Camera and Photos: Many of our services require us to collect images and other information from your device’s camera and photos. For example, using the Announcement or gallery features.

Location Information: When you use our services we may collect information about your location, by saving only your last location in our systems. With your permission, we may also collect information about your precise location using methods that include GPS, wireless networks, cell towers, Wi-Fi access points, and other sensors, such as gyroscopes, accelerometers, and compasses. Oseela collects location information when the app is running in the foreground (app open and on-screen) or background of your device.

Information Collected by Cookies and Other Technologies: Like most online services and mobile applications, we may use cookies and other technologies, such as web beacons, web storage, and unique advertising identifiers, to collect information about your activity, browser, and device.



Information About Others.

You will have the opportunity to provide contact and travel-related information for other people through our app. If you invite other friends and people to use Oseela, you will need to submit that individual’s personal information. You must obtain the consent of other individuals prior to providing us with their personal information.


Information from Other Sources.

We also may periodically obtain both personal and non-personal information about you from affiliated entities, business partners and other independent third-party sources and add it to other information about you.


Payment Information.

If you use our Split-cost feature or any relevant payment feature, we will collect payment information from you, including your credit card number, cardholder name, expiration date, authentication code, and billing address.


Location Information and Other Information from Devices.

When you use an Application on a Device, we will collect and use information about you in generally similar ways. In addition, we may collect information about your location if you have instructed your Device to send such information to the Application via the privacy settings on that Device, or if you have uploaded photos tagged with location information. We may use the location information collected from your Device or photos to enhance your use of the Application by providing you with relevant content and contextual advertising. For example, we may use your location to show you reviews of hotels, restaurants or other places near you. You can change the privacy settings of your Device at any time, in order to turn off the functionality to share location information with the Application, other participants within your trip. Please note that turning off location sharing may affect certain features of our App. If you have any queries about the privacy settings of your Device, we suggest you contact the manufacturer of your Device or your mobile service provider for help.


Display of Advertising/Your Choices.

Data collected to serve you with relevant advertising - Oseela and its affiliated partners are committed to providing you with relevant content and information across our services. To do this, we may collect information about your travel-related activities and other services activities.

We do collect the location of your device once you give us permission to do so. Yet, you will be able to stop this permission at any time you choose. Location and other identification features aim to help as to provide you with high-quality services and ensure high accuracy and relevancy.


Research and development

We may use the information we collect for testing, research, analysis and product development. This allows us to improve and enhance the safety and security of our services, develop new features and products, and facilitate insurance and finance solutions in connection with our services.


With whom we share your information

Oseela may share your information with the following entities:

  • Other users, As a participant of different trips, your username, profile picture, location and other details you selected to share, may be available to other users within the app.

  • Suppliers, including but not limited to hotel, airline, cruise, car rental, or activity providers, or vacation rental managers or owners who fulfill your travel reservations. Please note that these suppliers also may contact you as necessary to obtain additional information about you or your travel plans, to facilitate your travel reservations, or for other purposes consistent with the practices described in their privacy policies and terms of use.

  • Third-party vendors who provide services or functions on our behalf, including business analytics, payment processing, customer service, marketing, public relations, distribution of surveys or sweepstakes programs, and fraud prevention. We may also authorize third-party vendors to collect information on our behalf. Third-party vendors have access to and may collect information only as needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose.

  • Business partners with whom we may offer products or services in conjunction. You can tell when a third party is involved in a product or service you have requested because their name will appear either with ours or separately. If you choose to access these optional services, we may share information about you, including your personal information, with those partners. Please note that we do not control the privacy practices of these third-party business partners.

  • Social Media Services. You can choose to access certain third party social media websites and services through our site (such as Facebook, Google or Twitter). When you do so, you are sharing information with those sites, and the information you share will be governed by their privacy policies. You may also be able to modify your privacy settings with these third party social media websites.

  • Companies within our corporate family. We may share your personal information with our parent companies and domestic and international corporate affiliate companies and websites. This sharing enables us to provide you with information about products and services, both travel-related and other, which might interest you. To the extent that our parent company and corporate affiliates have access to your information, they will follow practices that are at least as restrictive as the practices described in this Privacy Policy.


How we protect your information

We want you to feel confident about using Oseela, and we are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no website can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide to us. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information, and they only may do so for permitted business functions. In addition, we use encryption when transmitting your personal information between your system and ours, and between our system and those of the parties with whom we share sensitive information, and we employ firewalls and intrusion detection systems to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your information.


Children's privacy

Oseela is a general audience app and does not offer services directed only to children. Should an individual whom we know to be a child under age 13 send personal information to us, we will delete or destroy such information as soon as reasonably possible.

You must be at least 13 years old to use our Services (or such greater age required in your country for you to be authorized to use our Services without parental approval). In addition to being of the minimum required age to use our Services under applicable law, if you are not old enough to have authority to agree to our Terms in your country, your parent or guardian must agree to our Terms on your behalf.


We also may share your information if we believe, in our sole discretion, that such disclosure is necessary

  • To comply with legitimate and enforceable subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.

  • To investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of Oseela, our customers, or others; and in connection with our Terms of Use and other agreements.

  • In connection with a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.


If you choose to create a profile on Oseela, certain information in your profile will be publicly viewable and identifiable via your screen name. You will have the ability to view your profile as members of the public will see it.

We also may share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of users and other unidentified details. This information does not contain any personal information and is used to develop content and services we hope you will find of interest.


Your choices with respect to the collection and use of your information

  • As discussed above, you can choose not to provide us with your location, gallery permissions, audio permission or any other permissions. Such limitations will affect the ability of the app to provide you with its full features.

  • You also can add or update information and close your account as described above. If you decide to close your Oseela account, we will deactivate your account and remove your profile information from active view. Please note, however, that we may retain in our files some information associated with your account and past transactions for purposes including backups, fraud prevention, dispute resolution, investigations, and compliance with legal requirements.


How you can contact us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

www.oseela.com

 

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