What personal information is collected and used by Booksy?
Users of our website remain anonymous until they decide otherwise. The information contained in system logs (e.g. IP address) resulting from the general rules of Internet connections is used by Booksy for technical purposes related to the administration of our servers. In addition, IP addresses are used to collect general, statistical demographic information (e.g. about the region from which the connection is made). Subscribing to Booksy requires filling out a form in which you must provide information enabling contact with the user (e.g. email address) and demographic information (e.g. gender). The information provided in the form is used by us to make necessary contacts with our users and to better adapt the content we present to their needs and interests.
What is Booksy's policy regarding "cookies"?
Your web browser may store text files ("cookies") on your computer's disk. "Cookies" contain information necessary for the proper functioning of the portal, in particular those requiring authorisation. The content of cookies does not allow the identification of the user. Personal data is not processed or stored using cookies.
Booksy stores cookies on users' computers in order to:
- maintaining the user's session (after logging in), thanks to which the user does not have to enter the username and password on each page;
- better matching of services to users' needs;
- creating viewing statistics to improve the functioning of the portal;
Detailed information on "cookies"
The Booksy system uses so-called cookies, i.e. text files used to save and store information on how the Customer uses the System. Cookies are saved on the Customer's device and sent via the Customer's web browser to the System each time the Customer uses it.
Booksy also uses information contained in system logs (e.g. IP address).
Booksy uses the following types of cookies:
- session cookies - automatically deleted after closing the web browser;
- persistent cookies - they are stored on the device for a specified period of time;
- own cookies - set by the Booksy System;
- third party cookies - set by websites other than the Booksy System, e.g. Google Analytics, Facebook, etc.
- Booksy uses information collected using cookies and from system logs to:
- adapting the content, appearance, size and other parameters of the System to the specific device and customer preferences;
- collecting general, statistical demographic information (e.g. about the region from which the connection takes place).
By using the System, the Customer agrees to place the cookies described above on their device.
The customer can delete or block the installation of cookies by changing the settings of the web browser. Detailed information on how to modify your browser settings, block and filter cookies can be found at: http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/.
Deleting or blocking cookies may affect the availability of the System's functionality, correct display of the System and loss of preferred settings of the System's websites.
How is the information protected?
The form filled out by the user during signing up to Booksy, as well as the very process of authorisation (logging in) to our resources is carried out by means of coded sessions that will significantly increase the protection of data transmission on the Internet. Data such as profile access passwords are encrypted using one-way encryption algorithms that prevent them from being decrypted later. The information is stored and processed by Booksy with appropriate security measures that meet the requirements of UK law.
Is the provided personal information disclosed to other entities?
Booksy contains or will contain functions (e.g. reviews) in which the content entered by the user (e.g. content and signature of the opinion) becomes publicly available. The user may publish his content on these websites only after authorisation and he decides how to sign it.
The right to view, correct and delete user information
Booksy provides each user with a profile page accessible after authorisation. This site allows you to view, modify and delete personal information about you held by Booksy. In the event that the user finds this solution insufficient, they may contact Booksy in writing.
Freedom of choice
Booksy gives its users the opportunity to choose whether and to what extent they want to use our features and share information about themselves. Most of our functions are available without having to provide information about yourself, only some functions require signing up. Subscribing to Booksy is a voluntary decision of the user and he can at any time opt out and delete their profile.
Booksy is open to all opinions, comments and questions of its users regarding the confidentiality of information. Please send them to Booksy at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to Booksy, Suite 29 The Old Printworks Commercial Road, Eastbourne, UK, BN21 3XQ.
Information on the legal basis and purposes of Booksy's processing of Customers 'personal data can be found here, and Partners' personal data here.