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General Data Protection Regulation Notice

Updated:  May 25, 2018

 

Introduction

We now offer greater transparency by explaining our data collection and data processing in our policies.

Vamos’ Commitment to User Data Protection

Data protection is central to Vamos’ policies as we expand our efforts to become the leader in the car rental sector within Costa Rica.  With a global customer base, we continually work to observe compliance worldwide and deploy the best practices in protecting data and championing user privacy.

As we drive the business daily, we strive to ensure that the data we receive is:

  • Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner
  • Collected only for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes
  • Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary
  • Accurate and up to date
  • Held only for the time necessary and no longer
  • Processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data

You are encouraged to review our updated terms here:

  1. TERMS OF SERVICE
    This explains the general terms applicable to all services offered by Vamos Rent-A-Car. It contains details of our data processing, and seeks consent where necessary.
  2. PRIVACY POLICY
    This explains the ‘hows and whys’ of Vamos’ collection, management, and processing of data within its legal limits.  Return To Contents

What is GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a comprehensive update to existing European Union laws that goes into effect on May 25, 2018.

In summary, the GDPR gives consumers the rights of access, rectification, automated decision making and profiling, as well as the rights to erasure, restrict processing, data portability and object.

The GDPR applies to companies that are based across Europe and global companies that process personal data about individuals in the EU.

We welcome the implementation of GDPR as it is an important step to enabling and empowering individual privacy rights — because ultimately, we are all consumers.

Are there specific changes that will affect me as a Vamos client or web-viewer?
Yes.  In a conscientious effort to inform our users about how we collect and use your personal information, as well as how you have control over this, we are updating our Terms of Service and our Privacy Policy.

We may seek your consent to receive our marketing newsletters as we look to further reinforce data privacy.  Such requests for consent may be found in our updated Terms of Service and in our upcoming communications.  Return To Contents

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q:  What constitutes personal data?

A:  Any information related to a natural person/data subject that can directly or indirectly identify that person.

Some examples are:

  • Name, email, address & phone number
  • Personal info (sexual orientation, racial identity)
  • Bank details

Q:  Who is affected under GDPR?

A:  The GDPR not only applies to organizations located within the European Union, but it will also apply to organizations located outside of the EU if they offer goods or services to, or monitor the behavior of, EU data subjects.

Q:  Where can I learn more about GDPR?

A:  You may learn more about GDPR through the European Commission’s page under Data Protection:  https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection_en  Return To Contents

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