Blackbell Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective as of May 15th, 2016   
Last updated: January 30th, 2018
 We at Blackbell, Inc. (“Blackbell,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) have created this privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) because we know that you care about how information you provide to us is used and shared. This Privacy Policy relates to our information collection and use practices of Blackbell in connection with our Services, which are made available to you through our website located at (the “Website”).  Description of Users and Acceptance of Terms This Privacy Policy applies to visitors to the Website, who view only publicly-available content (“Visitors”) and hotels, apartments and other establishments who have signed up to use our Services (the “Customers”).  By visiting our Website, Visitors are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the accompanying Terms of Use.  By signing up, accessing, and/or using the Services, each Customer is agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the accompanying Customer Agreement. Capitalized terms not defined in this Privacy Policy shall have the meaning set forth in the Terms of Use (when such term concerns Visitors) and the Customer Agreement (when such term concerns Customers). The Information We Collect and/or Receive In the course of operating the Website and providing the Services, Blackbell will collect (and/or receive) the following types of information. You authorize us to collect, receive, use and share such information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.  1.     Personal Information If you contact us via the Contact Us page, you will need to provide your name and e-mail address. All information that we receive under this section is collectively called “Personal Information.” We do not collect any Personal Information from Visitors, or Customers unless they provide such information voluntarily, for one or more specific purposes which are explicitely specified to them. 2.     Customer Data and End User Data. In using the Services, Customers may provide to us or allow us to access Customer Data and End User Data. We shall use and share the Customer Data and End User Data to provide our Services and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Customer Agreement.  3.     Other Information. In addition to the Personal Information, the Customer Data and the End User Data, we may collect or receive additional information (collectively, the “Other Information”). Such Other Information may include:
a.     From Your Activity. Information that we automatically collect when you use the Website, such as the device from which you access the Website and/or the Services, your IP addresses, browser type and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, what sections of the Website you visit, and similar information concerning your use of the Website and/or the Services.  b.     From Cookies. Information that we collect using “cookie” technology. Cookies are small packets of data that a website stores on your computer’s hard drive so that your computer will “remember” information about your visit. We use cookies to help us collect Other Information and to enhance your experience using the Website. If you do not want us to deploy cookies in your browser, you can opt out by setting your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when a website tries to put a cookie in your browser software. If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you can still use the Website, although your ability to use some of the features may be affected. c.     Third-Party Analytics. We use third-party analytics services (such as Google Analytics) to evaluate your use of the Website, compile reports on activity, collect demographic data, analyze performance metrics, and collect and evaluate other information relating to the Website and Internet usage. These third parties use cookies and other technologies to help analyze and provide us the data. By accessing and using the Website, you consent to the processing of data about you by these analytics providers in the manner and for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. For more information on these third parties, including how to opt out from certain data collection, please visit the sites below. Please be advised that if you opt out of any service, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Website. For Google Analytics, please visit For Clicky, please visit  The Information Collected by or Through Third-Party Advertising Companies You authorize us to share Other Information about your activity on the Website with third parties for the purpose of tailoring, analyzing, managing, reporting, and optimizing advertising you see on the Website, and elsewhere. These third parties may use cookies, pixel tags (also called web beacons or clear gifs), and/or other technologies to collect such Other Information for such purposes. Pixel tags enable us, and these third-party advertisers, to recognize a browser’s cookie when a browser visits the site on which the pixel tag is located in order to learn which advertisement brings a user to a given site. You may opt-out of the tailoring of advertising based on information we collect. To learn more about the use of this information, or to choose not to have this information used by our providers or third party advertising partners by opting out, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative by clicking  4.     How We Use and Share the Information   You authorize us to use the Personal Information, the Customer Data, the End User Data, and the Other Information (collectively, the “Information”) to provide and improve the Website, and the Services; to solicit your feedback; and to inform you about our products and services and those of our promotional partners.    You also authorize us to use and/or share Information as described below. ·       Agents, Providers and Related Third Parties. We may engage other companies and individuals to perform certain business-related functions on our behalf. Examples may include providing technical assistance, order fulfillment, customer service, and marketing assistance. These other companies will have access to the Information only as necessary to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by law. We may also share your Information with any of our parent companies, subsidiaries, or other companies under common control with us. ·       Aggregated Information. In an ongoing effort to better understand our Visitors, and Customers, we may analyze Personal Information with Other Information in anonymized and aggregate form in order to operate, maintain, manage, and improve the Website and the Services. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. We may share this aggregate data with our affiliates, agents, business and promotional partners, and other third parties. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe the Website and the Services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes. ·       Business Transfers. As we develop our businesses, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, sale of assets, dissolution, or similar event, the Information may be part of the transferred assets. ·       Legal Requirements. We may disclose your Information if required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action or   disclosure is necessary or appropriate to: (i) operate the Website, (ii) comply with any legal obligation, report unlawful activity, cooperate with   law enforcement, or protect against legal liability, (iii) protect and defend our rights, property, personnel, suppliers, sponsors, agents or licensors, or (iv) protect the personal safety of vendors, users of the Website or the public.  5.     Accessing and Modifying Information and Communication Preferences Customers may access, remove, review, and/or make changes to their Personal Information by e-mailing us at In addition, you may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any Blackbell marketing e-mail. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to process such requests in a timely manner. Customers cannot opt out of receiving transactional e-mails related to their account with Blackbell.  6.     How We Protect the Information We take commercially reasonable steps to protect the Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases or the databases of the third parties with which we may share such Information, nor can we guarantee that the Information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the Internet. In particular, e-mail sent to us may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail.  7.     External Websites The Website may contain links to third-party websites. Blackbell has no control over the privacy practices or the content of these websites. As such, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of those third-party websites. You should check the applicable third-party privacy policy and terms of use when visiting any other websites. 8.     Children 
We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 16 through the Website. If you are under 16, please do not give us any Personal Information. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children never to provide Personal Information without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 16 has provided Personal Information to us, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases. 9.     Important Notice to Non-U.S. Residents The Website and the Services are aimed at customers who are essentially based in France, the European Union and in the United States. Any information you provide to us, including without limitation, any Personal Information, will be stored on the servers located in the European Union. We will use your information (including, any Personal Information) solely as necessary for the performance of a contract between us and you, such as for the provision of our Services pursuant to our Customer Agreement.  10.   California Residents Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California residents who have an established business relationship with Blackbell may choose to opt out of our sharing your Personal Information with third parties for direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and (1) you wish to opt out; or (2) you wish to request certain information regarding our disclosure of your Personal Information to third parties for the direct marketing purposes, please send an e-mail to with “Privacy Policy” in the subject line or write to us at: Blackbell, Inc.Corporation Service Company251 Little Falls DriveWilmington, DE 19808, United States In addition, Blackbell does not monitor, recognize, or honor any opt-out or do not track mechanisms, including general web browser “Do Not Track” settings and/or signals. 11.   Changes to This Privacy Policy This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date stated at the top of this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on the Website. By accessing the Website and/or using the Services after we make any such changes to this Privacy Policy, you are deemed to have accepted such changes. Please be aware that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, our use of the Information is governed by the Privacy Policy in effect at the time we collect the Information. Please refer back to this Privacy Policy on a regular basis.  12.   How to Contact Us If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact Blackbell via e-mail at with “Privacy Policy” in the subject line. 
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