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General Information

Dive Advice Travel is operated by

Behind the Mask Travel GmbH
Thalbacher Str.23
85368 Moosburg an der Isar

Managing Director: Marcel Wilpernig

Phone: +49 (0)176 / 55771225

Amtsgericht München HRB 252541
Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnummer gemäß § 27 a Umsatzsteuergesetz DE326745903

Director of Editorial Content: Dominick Macan

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Privacy Policy

Dive Advice Privacy Policy
Effective 25 May, 2018

DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL is committed to respecting the privacy of all clients, including persons making inquiries and visitors to the DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL website Dive Advice

DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL understands that your privacy is important to you, and is committed to respecting and protecting your personal data, which is any information that is capable of identifying you as an individual person.

This Privacy Policy covers personally identifiable information that may be provided to or obtained by DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL during any communication and describes how it will handle and protect your personal data.

DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL may also automatically collect information about the devices you use to interact with DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL’s website. DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL uses cookies on the website to collect information about how you use the site, such as what you have searched for and viewed but doesn’t access this information except through Google Analytics which filters out your personal information so we don’t receive it.

Use of Information
The personal data DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL collects will be information necessary for booking a trip and by filling out the booking form your consent for us to use this information is implicit
DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL uses your personal data to fulfill your requests for information, distribute newsletters, and to correspond directly with you. DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL may keep your personal data on file and use it to contact you.

DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL may use first and third-party Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies to manage its site and to collect analytics about how you use it. The information provided throughout this Privacy Policy about Cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies. Please refer to the Cookie information below for more details regarding DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL’s use of Cookies.

Persons Making Inquiries to the DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL

What information does DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL obtain?

From persons making inquiries to DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL, only the information provided by the inquirer is obtained.
How is the information used?
Information obtained from persons making inquiries is used to respond to such inquiries but is not used in any other manner. Such information is stored according to DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL’s normal document retention guidelines and is not provided to third parties. We will keep your email on file for future communication unless you specifically ask us not to.

Limits on DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL’s Abilities to Protect Personal Information

Your privacy is very important to DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL. However, due to the existing legal and technical environment, DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL cannot ensure that your personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to third parties in ways not described in this Privacy Policy. For example, DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL may be forced to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Additionally, DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL can (and you authorize DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL to) disclose any information about you to private entities, law enforcement or other government officials as DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL, in its sole discretion, believes necessary or appropriate to address or resolve inquiries or problems.

DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL uses Cookies to ensure that visitors have the best possible experience.
Most browsers are initially set to accept Cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a Cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. (For some web pages that require an authorization, Cookies are not optional. Users choosing not to accept Cookies will probably not be able to access those pages, and may be precluded from interacting on the site.)

Our website gives you the opportunity to accept or reject cookies.

Analytics companies like Google Analytics & Facebook may also place Cookies on your machine. Please read their privacy policies to ensure that you’re comfortable with the manner in which they use Cookies.

When does DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL put Cookies on your device?

Cookies may be set by DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL when you visit the DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL website. We have no advertisers and there are no third-party Cookies.

How are Cookies used on DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL?

Cookies can be used to do lots of different things, like recognizing you when you navigate and improving your experience. Cookies also make your interactions with DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL more secure and faster, and help ensure that your experience is personalized to you and in line with your settings.

DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL uses Cookies for a number of additional purposes, including:
• Security – DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL uses Cookies to support or enable security features and to help detect malicious activity and violations of User Agreements.
• Preferences, Features and Services – DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL uses Cookies to help you fill out forms on DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL.
• Performance, Analytics and Research – DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL uses Cookies to help DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL learn how well its site performs across the globe. DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL also uses Cookies to understand, improve services, including when you access DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL from devices such as your desktop computer or your mobile device.
Most browsers allow you to control Cookies through their settings preferences. Limiting the ability of websites to set Cookies, however, may worsen your overall user experience.

Does DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL track IP addresses?
DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL does not track IP addresses.

Data Recipients and International Data Transfers
Personal data collected on the DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL sites may be transferred from time to time to DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL affiliates and their personnel if we are booking you on a trip chartered by one of our network of agents or if your booking is being handled by our partner agent, Amazing Adventures Travel. e providers, including the transfer of your personal data to countries other than the one in which you reside.

By using any of the DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL services and our website, and by providing information to any of them, you voluntarily consent to such transfer and hosting of such information.

DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL will not intentionally disclose or transfer (and will take reasonable steps to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of) your personal data to third parties without your consent, whether for such third parties’ own marketing purposes or otherwise, except as follows: DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL may provide access to your personal data to third-party service providers engaged by DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL (see above paragraph) to provide services related to programs & services you have requested, provided that such third- party service providers will first agree to maintain the strict confidentiality of such information and provide the same level of data security as provided by DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL.

In addition, DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL may disclose information about you:

If required to do so by law or legal process;
• To law enforcement authorities or other government officials;
• When DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL believes disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity;
• If disclosure is necessary to protect the vital interests of a person;
• To enforce DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL’s various policies and Terms of Use;
• To protect DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL’s property, services and legal rights;
• To prevent fraud against DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL and/or business partners;
• To support auditing, compliance and corporate governance functions; or
• To comply with any and all applicable laws.
DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL maintains processes designed to ensure that any processing of personal data by third-party service providers is consistent with this Privacy Policy and protects the confidentiality, availability and integrity of your personal data.

In addition, DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL may disclose or transfer your personal data in the event of a re-organization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment or other transfer or disposition of all or any portion of DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL’s business.

Links to Third-Party Sites
DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL may provide links to third-party websites or information as a service to users. If you use these links, you will leave the DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL site. Such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL of the third party, the third-party website or the information contained therein, and DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL shall not be responsible or liable for your use thereof. Such use shall be subject to the terms of use and privacy policies applicable to those sites.

DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorized DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL personnel and third- party service providers are provided access to personal data, and these employees and service providers are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions however, DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal data.

Although DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL uses such industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information, ‘perfect security’ does not exist on the Internet.

DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL’s Data Retention Policy

DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL retains personal data, as necessary, for the duration of the relevant relationship. DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL may also retain personal data for longer than the duration of the relationship should it be needed to protect DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL against legal claims, for analysis or historical record-keeping or to comply with DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL’s information management policies and schedules. If you request that DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL delete your personal data, DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL will make reasonable attempts to delete all instances of the information in their entirety. For requests for access, corrections or deletion, please refer to the “Your Rights” section of this Privacy Policy.

Your Rights
Where granted by local law, you may have the right to request access to the personal data that DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL has collected about you for the purposes of reviewing, modifying or requesting deletion of the data. You may also have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we have collected about you and to have any inaccuracies in that data corrected. In certain circumstances, you may also request that we cease processing your personal data.

If you would like to make a request to access, review or correct the personal data we have collected about you, or to discuss how we process your personal data, please contact DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL at contact.

To help protect your privacy and security, DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access to your personal data. DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL will make reasonable attempts to promptly investigate, comply with, or otherwise respond to your requests as may be required by applicable law. Different laws may prevent DIVE

ADVICE TRAVEL from providing access to your personal data or otherwise fully complying with your request, depending upon the circumstances and the request, such as for example, where producing your information may reveal the identity of someone else. DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL reserves the right to charge an appropriate fee for complying with your request where allowed by applicable law, and/or deny your requests when they may be manifestly unfounded, and/or excessive, or otherwise objectionable or unwarranted under applicable law.

In addition, and where granted by local law, you have the legal right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection authority.

You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists. To do so, please contact DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL at the address provided at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.

Consent – Changes to the Privacy Policy

By using DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL’s programs, services and websites, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your personal data by DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and as disclosed elsewhere associated with DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL’s individual programs, services and websites. As has been referenced within this document, the information provided during various types of interactions may be treated differently. DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time and will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. If DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL makes material changes that increase its rights to use personal data thatDIVE ADVICE TRAVEL has previously collected about you, DIVE ADVICE TRAVEL will obtain your consent either through an email to your registered email address or by prominently posting information about the changes onto Dive Any changes will only apply to information collected after the posted date of any such change. Additionally, information may be provided to governmental bodies and other entities as required by law.

Who Should Be Contacted Regarding the Privacy Policy?
For questions or comments, the contact is: