Privacy Policy

Introduction

The following Privacy Policy ("Policy") summarizes the various ways that we, PYT Technologies, which owns and operates Picture Your Travel, uses the information you provide to us or we gather from you while you access or use our mobile applications ("App"), the website at www.pictureyourtravel.com (the "Site") and our currently or future related sites, apps and online services (collectively, the "Services"). It is our goal to provide you with information from your trusted ones, that is tailored to your individual needs and, at the same time, respect your privacy.

Please read this Policy carefully. Your access to or use of any part of the Services will constitute your notice about our collection, use, and disclosure of your information in accordance with this Policy. If you do not wish for us to collect, use, and disclose your information in accordance with this Policy, please do not access or use the Services. This Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the Services and does not apply to any third-party activities, including third-party websites linked from our Services, third-party social networking platforms or features we make available through our Services, or third-party ads displayed on our Services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such third parties. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of those third parties.

We consider personal information to be information that can be traced directly back to and that identifies a specific individual or household, such as name, address, email address, and/or phone number, non-exclusively. We do not consider personal information to include information that alone does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual or household.

We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 16. We understand, however, that the Services may be sought or used by individuals of any age having an Facebook account, through which our services are accessed. As such, it is important that we emphasize the following: 1) In order to access certain features on the Services, Users of our Services may be asked to securely connect a valid Facebook account, which properly and accurately represents the User and not anyone else, real or fictitious; and 2) Any use of the Services by a User with a fictitious Facebook profiles or that otherwise violates Facebook’s Terms of Service or other term of use is expressly in violation of this Policy and Picture Your Travel’s Terms of Service and is not permitted to use the Services.

What We Do

Picture Your Travel (PYT) is a social travel-network helping you explore the globe through beautiful travel stories of people they know or share the same interests with. A social travel network based on the fundamental principle of trust.

PYT is your personal travelogue for any place you visit.

It helps you discover where your next holiday is going to be - Scroll through country-specific feeds and view breathtaking places explored by people you know. Follow ‘geo-tags’ of images to find location and other relevant bits of information about the place.

It helps you plan your holiday and create flexible travel plans - You can choose multiple locations and we’ll create your travel plans within the app. Customising these plans can be easily done even during an Uber ride or while you go about your daily chores.

It helps you post and curate your experiences - Post your travel updates and create ever-lasting memories. Share your pictures with the PYT community to inspire fellow travellers from your network and unleash the blogger in you.

PYT helps hosts of various locations get discovered on diverse networks that are designed to fetch recommendations from friends, family and popular explorers. It allows them an exclusive page space which amplifies your in-app presence and helps create prospects through targeted advertisements through influencers in each group.

The Information We Collect

We receive and retain basic information about you when you use your Facebook account to log into PYT Services. We may collect and process the following personal information about you:


Basic information available through the user’s profile (such as your name, telephone number, email address, social media account details, social media connections, phonebook contacts, check-ins and photographs)

Friends list to view the list of friends or users which are being followed;

Public content details to read public profiles of friends;

Information relating to your real-time location, geographical data such as country or region;

Technical information from your mobile device relating to the service you receive.

on use of the account sign in facility, your log-in and password details;

other similar data as reasonably required by us to enhance the Services and other products and services;



You are under no obligation to provide any such information. However, if you should choose to withhold requested information, we may not be able to provide you with certain services. We may use this information as described in this Policy.

How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for internal and service-related purposes, such as to provide, improve, and personalize our Services, and to develop new ones.

We also use the information to provide you with refined search customisation - information we think may be useful or relevant to you; to promote the Services; to analyze information in order to offer user-anonymous data products to third parties; to facilitate the sharing of information; to enforce this Privacy Policy, and to protect the rights, property, or safety of PYT Technologies or it’s users; and as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy. We may also link or combine your personal information with other information we get about your use of other Services and from third parties to help understand you and your needs, and provide you with recommendations, better service, and customized marketing; and protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.

We do not sell, rent or otherwise share your personal information with any third parties except in the circumstances described in the Picture Your Travel Privacy Policy, such as when we believe we are required to do so by law, and other limited circumstances. For eg., Picture Your Travel may also disclose your personal information: (a) when we are legally required to do so; (b) to protect the interests or safety of Picture Your Travel or its Users; (c) to another company in the event of a merger/ acquisition.

How We Share Your Information

Your information is shared in closed networks of your friends, family, bloggers you follow or other PYT users whom you follow as your interests match. (For the closed beta stage the network will be an open one meaning all 500 people will be able to see each others data. The users are stictly on invite basis so as to ensure that the network can expand inside out and the security can be kept as a paramount concern.)

While we will not knowingly share your information beyond any authorized disclosures, our Policy does not cover any other third parties, their products, actions, or their services. We cannot control how third parties collect, use, or secure your data. For information about third-party privacy practices, and it is advisable to read their privacy policies.

How Your Information Is Protected

We maintain data handling and storage practices and procedures that are designed to promote the integrity and confidentiality of personally identifiable information (PII). However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

User Guidelines

PYT is a network which is built on the fundamental principle of trust and we would want our users to enjoy our Apps, website and services responsibly.

Make sure all details submitted by you are correct during your registration. No registration is required if you sign in through your facebook account.

Behave in an appropriate manner. Do not be rude or unpleasant. Do not harass, abuse or behave inappropriately to us or any other user.

Post content which you are willing to share in your networks and it is important to make sure that all content posted by you is your own be it photographs or reviews. Do not upload content that is unlawful, defamotory, obscene, pornographic or otherwise prohibited.

How will we notify you of changes to this policy?

We’ll notify you before we make changes to this policy and give you the opportunity to review and comment on the revised policy before continuing to use our Services.

More Information

Further information about Picture Your Travel’s Terms of Use is available at: Our Page. If you have additional questions, please contact us at any time. Write to us at: support@pictureyourtravel.com, or Privacy Matters, PYT Technologies, Plot no - 2, Sector – 26, Chandigarh 160019, India.

Updates To This Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes to this Privacy Policy and change the "last updated" date above. If we make any material changes, notice of the changes will be posted along with the revised Privacy Policy.