The privacy of our visitors (“Users”) is extremely important to us at Vamos Rent-A-Car and we will not share any information about them or their traffic data with any third party for any purpose, unless required for legal reasons such as a government subpoena.
To better protect these rights, as well as incorporating the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) law, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you may make about the way your information is collected and used.
To make this notice easy to find, we have placed it in the footer section on every page of this website, as well as every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
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Vamos Rent-A-Car will never willfully disclose any personally identifiable information about our online audience to any third-party without first receiving the Users permission. We do not collect personally identifiable information from our visitors other than what is supplied to us on a voluntary basis.
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, comments on a post, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, phone number, credit card information.
Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users may always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities; for example: booking a car or leaving a comment.
As a standard, this Site utilizes server log files which are kept a maximum of one year. This data includes the permissible collection of personal identifiable information under the new GDPR law such as, but not limited to:
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.3. Contact Forms:
The information you provide will be attached to your customer profile to serve further customer service needs.4. Web Browser Cookies:
We use these cookies to compile aggregate data about Site traffic and interaction, so that we may offer better User experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our Users. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.
The following cookies may be active during a User`s visit to the Site:
The following statistical software may be active during a User`s visit to the Site:
Vamos Rent-A-Car may collect and use User`s personal information for the following purposes:
If you prefer, you may choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you may choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers may be found on the browser`s respective websites. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you may still access our Services by contacting customer service by telephone, text messaging or email.
The following third-party software companies either access, store, transmit and/or report User data that is generated during a visit to the Site:
Furthermore, the Ministerio de Hacienda (Costa Rican IRS) receives all final invoices automatically.
The short answer lies in the following list:
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For Users that register on our Site (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you have an account on this Site, or have left comments, you may request to receive an exported file of your personal data we hold, including any data you have provided to us. If your personal information is incorrect or incomplete, you have the right to ask us to update it. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
As a preliminary precaution, User comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service, as well as through several layers of security firewalls to cross-check against blacklisted IPs or existing DDoS attacks.
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of Users personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology over a secured communication channel and then encrypted and protected with digital signatures into our Payment gateway provider`s database. This database is only accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems and they are required to keep the information confidential.
Your billing information (credit card numbers) will not be kept electronically. Period. After a transaction, the hardcopy (receipt) is safeguarded for a period of up to four years as required by law from the Ministerio de Hacienda. After which, it is securely shredded.
Vamos does not guarantee or warrant continuous, error-free, virus-free or secure operation and/or access to the Services. Vamos does not guarantee that our Services are 100% secure or “hacker proof”, and shall bear no liability for the actions of hackers or other third parties that may infiltrate our systems. You acknowledge and agree that use of the Services is at your own risk and that you are responsible for the security of your computer system.
Under the GDPR, breaches where individuals’ data are at risk require reporting. If and when such a breach occurs, we will notify our customers within 72 hours.
Besides being a reservation portal, this website also acts as a resource guide for travel-related news for Costa Rica. Visitor interaction is a positive way to remain current in the conversation. However, to ensure quality content, we maintain a zero tolerance on SPAM.
We appreciate each and every well-thought out remark. We really do! On the flip side, if the comment does not meet our guidelines, then we will remove it. Continuously abusing these rules will result in permanently banning the violating IP, domain and email address(es).
The following checklist will aid you in getting your comments approved:
Vamos Rent-A-Car`s Editorial Staff reserves the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as SPAM any and all comments. They also reserve the right to block access to anyone they feel has disregarded these rules.
All comments within VamosRentACar.com are the responsibility of the commenter, not the Editorial Staff of Vamos Rent-A-Car. By submitting a comment to this Site, you agree that the comment content is your own, and you agree to hold Vamos Rent-A-Car, all subsidiaries, representatives, officers and agents harmless from any and all repercussions, damages, or liability.
We do not rent, sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third-parties for those limited purposes if you have given us your permission. We may also release your information when we believe its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our Site policies, or protect our or others` rights, property, or safety. However, we may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and Users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
At our discretion, Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third-parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible or liable for the practices or activities employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own independent privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website`s own terms and policies. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Site and welcome any feedback regarding sites that link to us.
Since we have visitors from the European Union, we follow their data protection law by clearly disclosing and obtaining consent for cookie usage via the notification bar that appears when you first visit any of our webpages.
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be compliant with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
We are compliant with the requirements of COPPA (Children`s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect or maintain any information from our Site from those we actually know are under 13 years of age. Our Site, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
By using the Site, you agree that your information will be handled as described by this Policy, and that your usage and any disputes over privacy are subject to this Policy and our Terms of Service ("Terms") which are incorporated by reference into this Policy. If you do not agree to this Policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this Policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Please visit our Terms and Conditions page that establishes the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing our Site at https://vamosrentacar.com/tos/
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