Privacy Information


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1. Introduction & General Terms
The China DIY Tours is committed to protecting your and your family's personal information when you are using China DIY Tours services. We want our services to be safe and enjoyable environments for our audience. This Privacy Policy relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us via phone or text, by email, in letters or correspondence.

It also relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us online, on mobile or on the Red Button service.

In order to provide you with the full range of China DIY Tours services, we sometimes need to collect information about you.

This Privacy Policy explains the following:

What information the China DIY Tours may collect about you;
How the China DIY Tours will use information we collect about you;
When the China DIY Tours may use your details to contact you;
Whether the China DIY Tours will disclose your details to anyone else;
Your choices regarding the personal information you provide to us;
The use of cookies on China DIY Tours websites and how you can reject these cookies.


The China DIY Tours is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998 (these laws are referred to collectively in this Privacy Policy as the "data protection laws").

China DIY Tours website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, and are also likely to use cookies, and we therefore urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit, which may also be collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

2. Who are we?
China DIY Tours is a online China travel agent owned and operated by China WANWIN Technology Guilin Co., Ltd. It is an officially licensed China tour operator, staffed with professional sales team. At China DIY Tours, a new online platform shows in front of you. It is what we have studied and discussed over the years.

In comparison with other China travel agents, we chinadiytours.com specializes in guiding travelers designing tour packages of their own. We just offer some travel information in China, such as city guide, introductions of tourist attractions, hotel information, China travel tips and so on. All these are for your preference and the detailed itinerary is under your control.

China DIY Tours provides online China travel services directly to the tourists for english-speaking people from all over the world. Our aim is to meet your need and make you delight, through DIY itineraries, cheap traveling cost and intimate China travel services. China WANWIN Technology Guilin Co., Ltd. Also operates greatwalldiscovery.com and greatwallvacation.com, which mainly provide ready-made tour packages.



3. What information will the China DIY Tours collect about me?

When you participate in, access or sign up to any of the China DIY Tours’ services, activities or online content, such as newsletters, live chats, message boards, telephone or text the China DIY Tours, book China tours or tickets from China DIY Tours, or create an account using the China DIY Tours’ online registration system we may receive personal information about you.we may receive personal information about you. This can consist of information such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number or date of birth, depending on the activity.

By submitting your details, you enable the China DIY Tours (and where applicable its contractors) to provide you with the services, activities or online content you select.

The China DIY Tours also uses cookies (see section 13 below for details) from visitors to China DIY Tours website.

4. How will the China DIY Tours use the information it collects about me?
The China DIY Tours will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:
to provide our services, activities or online content and to deal with your requests and inquiries;


for "service administration purposes", which means that the China DIY Tours may contact you for reasons related to the service, activity or online content you have signed up for, as set out in section 5 below (e.g. to provide you with password reminders or to notify you that a particular service, activity or online content has been suspended for maintenance);


to contact you about a submission you have made, including any content you provide.
to provide you with information about our services, activities or online content;


to analyze and improve the services offered on China DIY Tours;


to provide you with the most user-friendly navigation experience. The GWD may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes;

and Where the China DIY Tours proposes using your personal information for any other uses we will ensure that we notify you first. You will also be given the opportunity to withhold or withdraw your consent for the use of your personal information for purposes other than those listed above.

5. When will the China DIY Tours contact me?
The China DIY Tours may contact you:
in relation to any service, activity or online content you have signed up for in order to ensure that the China DIY Tours can deliver the services to you;


in relation to any correspondence we receive from you or any comment or complaint you make about China DIY Tours products or services;


in relation to any contribution you have submitted to the China DIY Tours, e.g. on the China DIY Tours message boards ;
to invite you to participate in surveys about the China DIY Tours services (participation is always voluntary); and
for marketing purposes, where you have agreed to this (see section 6 below)

 


Local pages will give you detailed information about how the China DIY Tours will contact you in relation to specific services, activities or online content.

6. Will I be contacted for marketing purposes?
The China DIY Tours will only use your information for marketing purposes, or to promote new services, activities or online content where you have agreed to this.

7. Will the China DIY Tours share my personal information with anyone else?
We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies) or as described in section 8 below. Generally, we will only use your information within the China DIY Tours.

8. Offensive or inappropriate content on China DIY Tours
If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to BChina DIY Tours or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on any China DIY Tours service, the China DIY Tours may use your personal information to stop such behaviour.

Where the China DIY Tours reasonably believes that you are or may be in breach of any applicable laws (e.g. because content you have posted may be defamatory), the China DIY Tours may use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your employer, school email/internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

9. What if I am a user aged 16 or under?
If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian's permission before you provide any personal information to the China DIY Tours. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

10. How long will the China DIY Tours keep my personal information?
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with the China DIY Tours or the China DIY Tours’ corporate retention schedule (a database that defines which documents should be kept and for how long). If you cancel your registration as a China DIY Tours website member and your account is deleted a red flag goes on the database and, while the China DIY Tours cannot use the personal information, it stays on the system for a period of one year for administration purposes before being deleted automatically.

Where you contribute material to the China DIY Tours we will generally only keep your content for as long as is reasonably required for the purpose(s) for which it was submitted. For example, we will only keep copies of entries to a photographic competition for the duration of the competition. However other projects (e.g. the People's War website) are likely to have a longer, or even permanent, duration.

11. Can I find out what personal information the China DIY Tours holds about me?
Under the China Law you have the right to request a copy of the personal information the China DIY Tours holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (It is free for information requests and require you to prove your identity with 2 pieces of approved identification). We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files.

Please address requests and questions about this or any other question about this Privacy Policy to the Building 1, Suite 10-6, Guo Zhan Gou Wu Gong Yuan, 26 Lijiang Road, Guilin, Guangxi 541004 P.R. China


12. Cookies Policy - Information the China DIY Tours collects from you
a. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer, tablet or mobile phone (referred to here as a "device") browser from a website's computer and is stored on your device's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other websites. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows.

On China DIY Tours, cookies record information about your online preferences and allow us to tailor our websites to your interests.

During the course of any visit to a China DIY Tours, the pages you see, along with a cookie, are downloaded to your device. Many websites do this, because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether the device (and probably its user) has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit.

b. How does the China DIY Tours use cookies?

Information supplied by cookies can help us to analyse the profile of our visitors and help us to provide you with a better user experience. For example, if on a previous visit you went to our China city information pages, we might find this out from your cookie and highlight China city information on your second and subsequent visits. The China DIY Tours uses this type of information to help improve the services it provides to its users. All third parties are strictly required not to use any information for their own business or other purposes (see section 6 above). Certain areas of China DIY Tours websites may use cookies for a specific reason - for example, to help an online game work effectively on your device. 

c. Third Party Cookies in embedded content on China city information pages

Please note that during your visits to China city information you may notice some cookies that are not related to the China DIY Tours or the China DIY Tours’ contractors. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, Facebook or Twitter, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. The China DIY Tours does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these. Find out more about third party cookies in embedded content.

d. How to reject cookies?
If you wish to control what cookies are set on your device through the China DIY Tours, you can find out how to do this below. It is important to note that if you change your settings and block certain cookies, this means that certain personalized features cannot then be provided and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the websites' features.

How can I control cookies?
Web browser cookies:

If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can modify your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been set.

If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.

You can choose whether to accept cookies that are set by the China DIY Tours .

13. Changes to China DIY Tours’ Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to the China DIY Tours. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use China DIY Tours to submit personal information to the China DIY Tours. If material changes are made to the Privacy Policy we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on the website.

14. Contacting the China DIY Tours about this Privacy Policy
If you any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy please contact China DIY Tours via email : contact@chinadiytours.com

Last Updated: March 2013

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