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Privacy Policy


PRIVACY POLICY

  1. Bikers Are Welcome LTD (hereafter ‘Bikers Are Welcome’) is committed to safeguarding your privacy. This notice explains how Bikers Are Welcome collects and processes any personal information we collect about you when you use our website our website (the “site”) including its subdomains, forums or blogs Please read this policy carefully.

  2. Access and Registration: Our website is available on an open access basis but we may require you to register in order to use certain functions and services of the site, such posting ads and participating in forums and blog. During registration, you will be required to provide contact information, consisting of an email address, username and password. You can select any username as you like, except that your username cannot be an impersonation of another person, a term that is the same or confusingly similar to a famous trademark, or a term that is offensive in any way. These are for your personal use only. You must not reveal them to any person or allow any other person to use them. You also agree that you will not impersonate any person. If you think that your password has been disclosed, you must inform us and we may issue you with a new password. Bikers Are Welcome strives to ensure security and integrity of the Site so as to enable our users to use it safely and effectively. In accordance with our Privacy Policy, you consent to your name being passed to others by use of certain of the functions of Bikers Are Welcome and the Site such as our blogs. Bikers Are Welcome reserves the right to reject or remove any username.

  3. Data collection:
    Bikers Are Welcome collects and processes personal data about you when you register with us or place and order for products or services. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete customer surveys, provide feedback and participate in contests. Personal data may include name, address, email, and telephone, date of birth and/or billing and credit card information. To assist with our, classified ads service, we may also collect business information such as business name, business summary, accommodation type, facility information including photographs, description and geolocation, business address and contact details. Website usage information is collected using cookies and third party behavioural advertising Services like Google Analytics. When you visit or access the site, our systems automatically collect anonymous data about site usage. This is data which cannot be attributed to or be used to ascertain a specific individual, This data include your internet service address, type and operating system of the device used to access, browser information (version, language, settings) as well as the referring website. This data helps to understand website usage patterns for example which pages are popular on the site or the source of our web traffic.

  4. Legal basis for processing. To ensure fairness and transparency, we have outlined the basis on which we collect store and process personal data.

    1. Your Consent: If you would like to subscribe to our services and receive information from us, we will give you the opportunity to opt in and fill out a consent request form. We may also require you to validate and finalize your consent through a personalized hyperlink sent to your email. When you complete the form or personalized hyperlink, you are expressly giving us your free, valid, specific and informed consent which signifies agreement to the processing of its personal data. We shall keep record of all consent obtained from users.

    2. Contract: When you accept our terms and conditions and purchase our services, you are deemed to have entered into a binding legal agreement. You agree that we will process your personal data as is necessary for the performance of contract.

    3. Change of the processing purpose: Please note that we may process your personal data for a purpose other than that for which it was collected. If we do so, we will provide you prior to further processing with information on that other purpose and other necessary information.

  5. How we use personal data we collect:

    1. We use information about you to provide our services online, process your order, manage your account and ads, if you agree, to email you information about other products and services that we think may be of interest to you. We use information collected from the site to personalize your repeat visits to our website. If you consent we shall pass on your personal information to our suppliers so that they may offer you their products and services. We will not share your personal information for marketing purposes with companies outside of the Bikers Are Welcome.

    2. We will use personal data to provide the services requested, maintain records, and if you agree, to send you details of new products, special offers and competitions which we think will be of interest to you. We will not share your information for marketing purposes with companies outside of Bikers Are Welcome. We use non-personal data to review site usage and improve the structure and functionality of our Site. For further information on how your information is used, how we maintains security and integrity of your information, and your rights to access, rectify or erase information we hold on you, please contact us at info@bikersarewelcome.com

  6. Cookies: Our website uses cookies. Every website that uses cookies must inform uses on the presence of cookies and how to avoid them. Cookies are tiny text files that a web server saves in the cookie file of your browser upon visiting the site. Cookies help us to enable the personalization features on our site, which give the ease of retrieving previously viewed pages and see information which you have entered on the site. Cookies also work to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor’s website usage patterns and to compile anonymous statistical reports on website activity. Please note that you have the ability to control cookies. You can modify your browser privacy and security settings to decline cookies or to notify you every time a website wants to place a cookie in your computer. You can also delete cookies from your browser. Please note than declining all cookies may affect usability of the site and your overall browsing experience.

  7. Commitment to security: We have implemented administrative, technical and organization measures to ensure the integrity and security of personal information we collect. We sue standard industry technology (Secure Socket Layer software) to encrypt registration and financial information entered on the site.

  8. Your rights. We work to increase transparency of our data processing activities and we aim to enable you to effectively exercise your rights and control in the processing of your personal data. You have a right to request a copy of information that we hold about you. If you would like a free copy of some or all of your personal information, please email us or write to us at the following address info@bikersarewelcome.com.

    1. Right to access: You have a right to access your personal data and make a request to obtain information on whether or not your personal data is being processed and therefore be able to verify the lawfulness of our processing activities. In relation to your right of access, we, may provide you information on the purposes of processing, types of personal data as well as the recipients to whom the data has been or will be disclosed, your right to deletion, rectification and restriction of processing, right to lodge a complaint. Should you wish to exercise your subject access rights as set out in the GDPR, please contact us and we will assist you with your personal data access procedure. Please note that in accordance with the GDPR, we have a right to charge for or refuse access requests if the requests are manifestly unfounded or excessive. In cases or unreasonable or repetitive request we may charge a reasonable fee taking into account our administrative costs or refuse to act on the request.

    2. Right to Erasure, Rectification and Restriction:
      We are committed to ensure that data processed reflect accuracy, completeness and authenticity. If you are concerned that our data processing is unlawful or involves incorrect or incomplete data, you have the following rights (1) right to require rectification of inaccurate persona data (2) right to erasure of personal data which is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were processed or personal data which have been unlawfully processed (3) the right to restriction of processing.

    3. Notification of third parties regarding the rights to erasure, rectification and restriction: Where Bikers Are Welcome rectifies, restricts or erases your persona data, we shall communicate such actions to each party to whom the personal data has been disclosed, except where such communication proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort.

  9. User submission: The Site may allow you to contribute to one or more blogs or communicate by means of interactive forums and functions. Nothing requires you to disclose your identity to others. If you choose to disclose your identity to third parties using any Site function or service, you do so at your own risk. Bikers Are Welcome is not responsible for the privacy or security of any information, personal or otherwise that you may choose to communicate or exchange using the functionality of the Site. Content or any materials you contribute for such purposes will be publicly available as is considered as not confidential. You agree that you will not share information or content in a manner that violates the rights of privacy or intellectual property rights of any other person.

  10. Data retention: If you have subscribed to our service, we shall retain your personal data as long as you continue to use such service for which the processing of personal was necessary. We will retain personal data to manage your subscription and keep track of the classified ads you submit or post to the site, and maintain your account. Where the purpose for which data was obtained is fulfilled, Bikers are Welcome will destroy such data in accordance with our data retention policy.

  11. Disclosure: Bikers Are Welcome may disclose information concerning your use of the Site (including, but not limited to, posted public content, registration information, and network information) when required to do so by law, to protect against fraudulent, abusive or unlawful use of our site, to protect our rights or property, enforce any contract between you and us, or if we reasonably believe that a situation involving danger of death or injury to any person requires disclosure. We will not sell, transfer or disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes except if you freely and specifically consent so as part of our opt-in procedure.

  12. Marketing: We would like to send you information about products and services of ours and other companies in our group which may of interest to you. If you have consented to receive marketing information, you may opt-out at a later date. You have a right at any time to demand that we stop contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your information to our partners if we did so on the basis of your previous consent. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us at info@bikersarewelcome.com.

  13. Links to other websites: Our website contains links to other websites for example motorcycle clubs and motorbike insurance providers. We do not review or control those sites and our inclusion of the links does not constitute their endorsement. This privacy policy only applies to data processing practices of this website so when you follow the links to other sites, you should read their own privacy policies

  14. Third Party Sites and Advertisers. Bikers Are Welcome has implemented third party behavioural advertising services like Google Analytics which may collect usage data. Google Analytics helps us to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other advertisement service functions as they relate to our Site. We are not responsible for Google privacy and data processing policies or for any content or other materials on third party sites. You also agree that we are not responsible for content or claims supplied by any advertisers or their actions. We are also not responsible for any transactions or dealings between you and any third party or any advertisers. You agree that Bikers Are Welcome is not responsible for any claim or loss due to a third party site or any advertiser.


  1. Changes in this privacy policy: Please note that we review our data processing activities and privacy policy regularly and we may update this policy at any time. If we decide to change its privacy policy, we will post those changes on our site so that our users can remain aware of what information Bikers Are Welcome collects, how Bikers Are Welcome uses it, and under what circumstances, if any, Bikers Are Welcome discloses it.

  2. Contact details: If you have any question(s) about our privacy policy or information we hold about you, please contact us by email at info@bikersarewelcome.com


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