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Privacy Policy

How Linkedbooking handles your data

Updated Dec 19, 2022

The term “Linkedbooking”, “we”, “us” or “our” refers to Linkedbooking Inc., a company incorporated in California, United States.

Introduction

Trust is the foundation of the Linkedbooking platform. All the information from your Linkedbooking powered site is 100% owned by you. In our mission to improve our product or services for your benefit, we carefully collect your information about

  • * Hosts use Linkedbooking
  • * Images and contents uploaded by users using Linkedbooking
  • * Guests who login to Linkedbooking-powered website.
  • * Visitors to Linkedbooking’s websites, or anyone contacting Linkedbooking support

This Privacy Policy will help you better understand what we collect, and how we use your personal information.

Information we collect

Information we collect includes:

  • * Profile Information. Personal and business identifiers, including name, email address, mailing address, billing address, phone number, profile photo, some of which will depend on the features you use.
  • * Commercial information. Including information you provide us about you and your business (if you are a host) and your personal identifiers and the properties you book (if you are a guest)
  • * Internet or other electronic network activity information. Including information regarding the device and browser you use, your IP address
  • * Identity Verification Information. If you are a guest and provide government-issued ID to your host, your host may use and store your ID information to verify your identity for security purposes. If you a host and a copy of your government-issued ID is provided to us, we may scan, use, and store information contained in your ID to verify your identity and for security purposes.
  • * Background Information. For Linkedbooking users in the United States, to the extent permitted by applicable laws, we may obtain information about you and/or your background, such as reports of criminal records, sex offender registrations, and other information. For Linkedbooking users in other countries, to the extent permitted by applicable laws, we may require you to provide your full name and date of birth, to perform criminal background checks, registered sex offender checks or other checks necessary for security purpose.
  • * Other Sources. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may collect additional information about you, such as demographic data, to help detect fraud and safety issues from third-party service providers and/or partners. For example, we may receive background check results or fraud warnings from identity verification service providers for use in our fraud prevention, security investigation, and risk assessment efforts. We may receive information about you and your activities on and off the Linkedbooking platform, or about your experiences and interactions from our partners. We may receive health information, including but not limited to, health information related to contagious diseases.
  • * Other Information.
    • Post to Linkedbooking community forums
    • Communication between you and Linkedbooking support
    • Your account access credentials
    • Your device’s precise location
    • Payment transaction information. Such as payment instrument used, date and time, payment amount, PayPal or Stripe email address, and other related transaction details

Social Login

Social login, such as Facebook and Google logins, provides a convenient way for your guests to access your linkedbooking-powered website. You may be able to collect guest’s email and social media public profile depending on permissions guest has granted. If you are a host and choose to use Facebook or Google login to authenticate your guest, you have to provide user data deletion instructions according to Facebook or Google policy and Consumers’ “Right to Delete” under Privacy Laws. If you are a guest and want to delete your personal data, please contact your host. If you are a host, please follow the Instruction to delete your guest’s personal data.

Use of your information

We process the information solely to provide better service to Linkedbooking users, including

  • * Enable Linkedbooking users to use Linkedbooking product.
  • * Analyze, debug Linkedbooking platform to improve product and features.
  • * Provide customer service training.
  • * Send you messages, account notifications
  • * Fraud detection and prevention, security investigations, and risk assessments.
  • * Comply with law and our legal obligations, respond to legal requests, prevent harm, and protect our rights
  • * We may share your information with third-party service providers to help us run our business and for their compliance purposes, including those that help us: (i) verify your identity or authenticate your identification documents, (ii) conduct background checks, fraud prevention, security investigations, and risk assessments (iii) allow the provision of the Airbnb Services through third-party platforms and software tools (e.g., through the integration with our APIs), (iv) provide customer service, advertising, or payments services

How we protect your information

We adopt and are continuously implementing appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. However, we all know that no data storage system or transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. This means we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information.

Where we send your information

Your information, including personal data, is processed at the Linkedbooking’s operating cloud data center and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer. Linkedbooking take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your personal data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information. When we send your personal information outside of your country, we do so in accordance with the country’s law.

Notice to California Residents

Your California Privacy Rights (As Provided by California Civil Code Section 1798.83) A California resident who has provided personal information to a business with whom he/she has established a business relationship for personal, family, or household purposes (a “California Customer”) may request, once a year, information about whether we have shared his/her personal information with any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes, subject to certain exceptions. In general, again, subject to certain exceptions, if the business has made such a disclosure of personal information, upon receipt of a request by a California Customer, the business is required to provide a list of all third parties to whom it disclosed personal information in the preceding calendar year, as well as a list of the categories of personal information that were disclosed.

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 16 and Linkedbooking has no actual knowledge of the sale of information of minors under 16 years of age. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided Us with personal data, please contact Us. If We become aware that we have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 16 without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from our servers. By using Linkedbooking services, you represent that you are at least sixteen years old and understand that you must be at least sixteen years old in order to use Linkedbooking services.

How we use “cookies” and other tracking technologies

We may automatically collect information using cookies and similar tracking technologies on our website and when providing our services. Cookies help us improve our product and services to your benefit. We may access information contained in cookies placed on your device by a Third-Party Platform as permitted by the terms of your agreement and privacy settings with such Third-Party Platform. We may share this information with the Third-Party Platform for its use as permitted by the terms of your agreement and privacy settings with such Third-Party Platform.

Third Party Services, Links to third party websites

To provide you with our service, Linkedbooking may use third-party services, such as cloud hosting, content delivery, data analysis, internal logging, email transmission, identify verification, etc. Linkedbooking may also contain links to other websites of interest. Linkedbooking do not have any control over the service, content and/or links that appear on these third parties or websites, and are not responsible for the practices employed by these third parties and/or websites. Therefore, Linkedbooking cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst using these third party services and/or visiting the websites, and these third parties and/or websites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to these third parties and/or websites in question. Your use of these third-party services is subject to the privacy policies of those providers, including Google Maps/Earth, PayPal, Stripe, etc.

Complying with Law, Responding to Legal Requests

Where legally required or permissible according to applicable law, we may disclose Hosts’ and/or Guests’ information to courts, law enforcement governmental or public authorities, tax authorities and other government agencies and/or authorized third parties to comply with law and our legal obligations, respond to legal requests, prevent harm, and protect our rights.

In jurisdictions where vacation rental business requires a registration, notification, permit, or license application or number of a Host with a governmental authority, we may require you to provide and share required information with the relevant authority, both during the application process, when the linkedbooking-powered website is under operation, and periodically thereafter.

Data Erasure

If you are a host operating a Linkedbooking-powered website, we keep your personal information to provide Linkedbooking services and/or comply with legal obligations. If your account is suspended, terminated, or voluntarily closed, we retain information for two years before we begin the deletion process. You can request to have your personal information deleted by sending email to [email protected]. Please note that if you request deletion of your personal information.

  • We may retain some of your personal information as necessary to comply with law and our legal obligations, respond to legal requests, prevent fraud and harm, and protect our rights.
  • Information you have shared with others (e.g., Reviews, forum postings) may continue to be publicly visible on Linkedbooking, even after your Linkedbooking account has been closed.

If you are a guest, when you visit or make a reservation from a host’s Linkedbooking-powered website, we act as a service provider or processor for the host, and the host, not Linkedbooking, decides how long your information is retained. If you want to delete your personal information, please contact the specific host directly. If you make a request to us, we will forward your request to the relevant host. For host operating Linkedbooking-powered website, please follow the instruction to delete your guest’s personal data

Business Transfers

If Linkedbooking undertakes or is involved in any merger, acquisition, reorganization, sale of assets, bankruptcy, or insolvency event, then we may sell, transfer, or share some or all of our assets, including your information in connection with such transaction or in contemplation of such transaction (e.g., due diligence).

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time in accordance with applicable law. If we do so, we will update the “Last Updated” date at the top. Your continued access to or use of the Linkedbooking Service will be subject to the revised Privacy Policy. If you disagree with the revised Privacy Policy, you can cancel your Account.

How you can reach us

For questions, complaints or make a request about this Privacy Policy, please emailing us at [email protected]