1. Our Commitment to Privacy

In its effort to protect the privacy of its clients and of its website users, Zoobox places great importance on controlling and managing the data shared on its website, whether for business or statistical purposes.

Our company undertakes to rigorously respect the privacy of the personal and non-personal information that it collects, as set out in this privacy policy (hereafter referred to as the “Policy”).

2. Application of the Privacy Policy

The Policy defines the way Zoobox collects, uses and protects the information voluntarily provided by its website users and automatically transmitted by their Internet servers. This Policy applies to the entire site zoobox.ie as well as to the products and services offered by Zoobox.

The Policy also explains how to change or update your personal information and how to contact Zoobox with any questions, suggestions or comments.

Zoobox reserves the right, at any time, to change its Policy without prior notice. We recommend that you carefully read our Policy and consult it regularly.

3. Agreement with our Privacy Policy

When you use zoobox.ie and book a cottage or a shelter online, Zoobox deems that you have agreed to the terms and conditions of this Policy.

4. Collection of Information

Two types of information are collected on our website.

a) Personal Information

For the purposes of this Policy, the term “personal information” refers to any information enabling the identification of a person. Any action related to an online order, subscription, resumé submission, or contact form requires the voluntary transmission of your personal information. When this information is needed to process your request, you will be advised to this effect.

This information includes the following data collected by Zoobox:

  • First and last name
  • Sex
  • Street address/li>
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Credit card number

NB this list is not exhaustive and may be changed without prior notice.

b) Non-Personal Information

For the purposes of this policy, the term “non-personal information” refers to the anonymous information generally recorded by Internet servers, such as Internet Protocol address (IP address), date and time of access, as well as operating system and browser used.

Our visitors’ demographic statistics (age group, country, language of correspondence, etc.) and browsing habits (pages viewed, number of visits, length of consultation, etc.) are also considered non-personal information.

Zoobox primarily collects this type of information using cookies, or small data files that browsers install on a user’s hard drive when they first visit a website.

5. Use of Collected Information

The user data is collected to allow Zoobox to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: advertising, analytics, contacting the user, interaction with external social networks and platforms, registration and authentication, handling payments, managing contacts and sending messages, remarketing and behavioural targeting.

a) Personal Information

Contact Information
The contact information voluntarily provided by the users of our website zoobox.ie may be used for the following reasons: to confirm the requested booking; to send information about our company’s products and services; to contact them if necessary; to understand their needs; and to determine their satisfaction level using a survey.

b) Non-Personal Information

Cookies
The use of cookies allows Zoobox to compile statistics enabling it to analyze its website traffic and create online ads.

Analytic tool
Our company uses Google Analytics web analysis to better understand the web behaviour of those who use our website zoobox.ie. We may use this data to improve our website’s structure. Google Analytics also allows us to determine our current or potential clients’ profiles with a view to improving our offer of products and services.

To collect anonymous information and produce statistical reports, Google Analytics may use cookies, but without identifying you personally.

Advertising and remarketing
To promote its products and services on the Internet and increase traffic to its website, Zoobox uses Google AdWords and Facebook Ads programs. These tools use cookies and other technologies to track and analyze data, assess content popularity, better understand the online activities of users and post targeted advertisements (taking into account the user interests, visited websites or demographics).The way  Zoobox uses Google AdWords and Facebook Ads in order to better meet the needs of its customers and display ads that may interest them.

How to deactivate cookies
Any user can activate or deactivate the use of cookies by Google. To do so, visit https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en.

You can also opt out of interest-based or demographically targeted ads on Google by consulting the Google Ads Preferences Manager. When you deactivate these settings, ads are not blocked. They continue to appear, but are generally no longer connected to your interests, your demographic data or the websites you have visited.

6. Disclosure of Your Information

All information provided by users of our website, whether personal or non-personal, will be kept private. All Zoobox employees are required to comply with this Policy.

Use of this data is reserved for Zoobox and for the partners and suppliers with whom it conducts business. Information will be provided to these parties only if Zoobox considers that this disclosure is required for the provision of its products and services.

In no other case will the disclosure of your information to a third party be authorized. In the event that Zoobox needs to provide personal information to a party whose services are not used by Zoobox, you will be given prior written notification to this effect. Only your express consent can authorize such disclosure.

7. Third-Party Information Collection and Use

Some information, as defined in section 3b), may be collected by a third party. Zoobox uses statistics from certain social media, such as Facebook, and certain tools, such as Google Analytics, to collect data on its users and their browsing patterns. When this information is used for the personal purposes of Zoobox, it is protected under this Policy. These tools can, however, also collect information for their own use. In this event, your information is gathered, used and protected under their respective privacy policies: Facebook Privacy Policy – Google Privacy Policy.

8. Protection of Your Information

We make every reasonable effort to safeguard the security of the personal information provided by our website users. An in-house technician oversees the operation of our server as well as the forms used for our website. Furthermore, Zoobox has adopted appropriate security measures to protect its clients against the loss or unauthorized use of their personal information, including credit card data.

9. Withdrawal and Correction of Your Personal Information

To withdraw your name from Zoobox email lists or to change personal information you have provided, please send us a request by email at hello@zoobox.ie.

10. Questions or Comments

Our company encourages you to send us information requests, suggestions or comments related to this Privacy Policy. We can be contacted by email at hello@zoobox.ie at any time.