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The following discloses our private (personal) information protection and dissemination practices:

What is personal information?

Personal information is private information which individual person considers privilege and would not want to reveal to a third party. Personal information is personal details which are about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained from the information.

How do we collect personal information?

Where practical we will collect personal information directly from you. Generally this will be collected by us when you deal with us either in person, by telephone, letter, facsimile, email or when you visit our website. We may request information about you when you purchase or make enquires about tickets or other products and services; when you enter competitions, register for promotions or when you request brochures or other information. We may also collect information when we invite you to complete surveys or provide us with feedback.

Information collection and use

This site is operated by Apple Travel whose registered office is at 20 Guanren Road, Xiamen, Fujian, China. We at Apple Travel are the data controller in respect of the personal information obtained from you in the course of your use of the site and/or making a booking.

Generally, the type of personal information we collect about you is the information that is needed to facilitate your travel arrangements and bookings and to provide travel services and products to you. We will require some personal information such as your
a) name
b) e-mail address
c) postal address
d) telephone number
e) credit/debit card number and expiry date

Information obtained are strictly for traveling matters and will be kept in our database to serve you. The database is highly protected and will not be passed to third parties unless with your consent and knowledge. Old information will be from time to time deleted when you no longer use Apple Travel. Apple Travel will never sell this privilege information to anyone. We will take all necessary steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with our privacy policy.

We may also use your contact details to inform you of our products including special offers that we think may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your contact information please let us know in an email to apple@appletravel.cn. We do not pass details of your personal information to third parties without your consent except on the following matters.

Disclosing to third parties
  • When paying by credit or by debit card we pass your card details to our bank for authorization of the transaction and for payment.
  • We may disclose your information to booking agents and hotels that will use your information in the ways described above in this privacy statement.
  • We may disclose your information to our principals such as airlines, car rental companies and any such businesses that provide you traveling and related needs
  • We will provide only the information necessary to ensure the successful fulfillment of your travel arrangements.
Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of text that is placed within the memory of a computer and can be later retrieved by web page servers. We use cookies to enhance your interaction and convenience with our website and do not use cookies to record any personal information.

Links

This site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites - this privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Apple Travel. Please check the privacy policies of these sites before you submit any personal data to these websites. We do not accept any responsibility of liability for these policies.

Security

Apple Travel has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We use Secure Socket Layers (SSL) to ensure the privacy of the information provided to us and at no time is your debit/credit card details transmitted unencrypted over the Internet. To further protect the information you share with us we have an exhaustive security system that includes world class firewall technologies; logical network segmentation to allow restricted access to stored profile information and logical and physical security restrictions to our databases and systems. Whilst SSL encryption is used to protect sensitive information online we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All your information is restricted in our offices and only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. All employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices with regular quarterly updates or whenever new policies are added. All employees have private and confidentiality agreements with Apple Travel. These employees are liable personally to Apple Travel for disclosing information under the strict guidelines of our privacy policy.

Opt-out

Should you no longer wish to receive information on promotions and services we think may be of interest to you or participate in market research, kindly e-mail us on apple@appletravel.cn.

Feedback / Complaints

We welcome your inquiries or comments about our Policy. Should you have any comments or complaints please contact us at apple@appletravel.cn.

Changes to our Privacy Policies

Any material changes in the way we use personal information will be described in future versions of this Privacy Policies. By booking with us you agree that our privacy policies, current at the time of your most recent booking, shall apply to all your information, whether given to us at the time of that booking or at the time of earlier bookings.

If at any time we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated in the privacy statement applicable to your information, we will notify you by way of an email and request your approval.

Changes to our Policy

From time to time it may be necessary for us to review and revise this Policy. We reserve the right to change our Policy at any time, should this occur the amendment would be posted on our website.

Contacting us

In using the Apple Travel, you consent to the collection and use of this information in the ways described above. If you have any questions or comments about these privacy policies, the practices of this site or your dealings with the site please email us at apple@appletravel.cn