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Your privacy is important to us. Golfdy is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy sets out how Golfdy uses and protects any information that you give Golfdy when you use this website.

Golfdy offers online golf booking services through its own websites and mobile apps and through other online platforms such as partners' websites and social media. The information that follows applies to all of these platforms. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Golfdy may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What We Collect

We collect Information about you that you provide to us when using the Site, such as your name, address, phone number, credit card details, e-mail address, accommodation name, accommodation location and/or length of stay, and your Golfdy account password.

By visiting our Site, we may also automatically collect certain usage information, such as your IP address, geographic data, country, search preferences related to specific searches, browser, and information about your device's operating system, application version, language settings, and pages that have been shown to you. If you are using a mobile device to access our mobile app or mobile optimized Site, we might also collect information that identifies your mobile device, such as the device ID, location of the device (with your consent), and device-specific settings and characteristics.

When you make a reservation, our system registers through which means and from which websites you have made your reservation. We may also collect certain information through cookies, tags, and similar technologies as detailed below.

Where required by law, we rely on the following legal bases to process information about you:

Necessity to Perform Contract with You - we need to process your information in order to provide our golf reservation services to you, answer questions and requests from you, and provide customer support;

Our Legitimate Interests - we process your information for security and safety; to detect and prevent fraud; to protect and defend the rights or property of others, or our own rights and interests; to customize and provide our reservation travel services to you; and to respond to lawful requests, court orders, and legal process;

Compliance with Legal Obligations - we need to process your information to comply with relevant laws and regulatory requirements;

Consent for Direct Marketing Communications and Non-Essential Cookies - we rely on your consent to send direct marketing and to use/allow non-essential cookies. You can unsubscribe from direct marketing at any time by following the instructions set out in this Privacy Policy; and

Protect Vital Interest - we may need to process your information in case of emergency involving an individual's life or health.

How We Use the Information We Collect

We may use information collected through the Site to:

Provide you with the requested services, such as creating a user account, processing and confirming your reservation, and communicating with you about services requested (e.g., pre-reservation or post booking chat support (excluding credit card number), special request, cancellations, rewards

Send you email marketing communications about products and services that may be relevant to you

Conduct surveys or provide you with information about our services on our Site or on other websites you may visit

Maintain and improve the Site, tailor the user experience, and for internal training

Protect the security of you and the Site

Exercising a right or obligation conferred or imposed by law, including responding to request and legal demands

When you make a reservation on one of our business partners’ websites or apps, we may also receive certain information such as your name and reservation information, including the accommodation reserved, in order to process your reservation and identify which channel your reservation has originated from.

If you have not finalized a reservation online, we may send you a reminder to continue with your reservation. We believe that this additional service is useful to you because it allows you to carry on with a reservation without having to search for the accommodation again or fill in all the reservation details from scratch. You may opt-out of receiving these reminders as detailed below under "Opting Out of Marketing Communications from Us."

Please note that the confirmation emails and text messages sent after your booking, as well as the guest review emails sent after your departure, are not marketing messages. These messages are part of your golf course reservation process. Respectively, they contain information for you to check in at your booked golf course, and tools to optionally rate that golf course after your stay. You will continue to receive them, even if you have opted out of our marketing messages.

Moreover, and as further described in the Terms of Use, if you are completing the booking for another person who will stay at the reserved golf property, you also have the option to insert the guest’s email address for the purpose that the guest will receive the reservation confirmation and a separate invitation to complete a guest review. You are required to ensure that you are permitted to share the guest’s email address with Golfdy for this purpose.

Mobile Devices

With your consent, we may send you push notifications with information about your reservation, potential future stays, or as part of any Golfdy programs that you participate in, including coupons. You may grant us access to your location information or contact details in order to provide services requested by you. When you upload a picture from your mobile device, your picture may also be tagged with your location information. Please read the instructions of your mobile device to understand how to change the settings and enable the sharing of such information or the receipt of (or opt out of receiving) push notifications (including Software Development Kit ("SDK") and push token data). Different device operating systems may have different default settings, so please familiarize yourself with such settings governing push notifications.

Sharing Your Information

In connection with your visit to our Site and use of our services, we may share your information as follows:

Suppliers - such as golf properties (e.g., the specific golf property that you have requested us to reserve) in order to finalize your reservation.

Third Party Service Providers - such as third party loyalty programs, web hosting, data analysis, marketing (also on websites of such third parties), customer care, credit card and payment services, and other add-on (e.g., mileage program, trip planning) service providers we appoint to perform services on our behalf.

Where Required or Permitted by Law - such as to protect ourselves against liability, to respond to subpoenas, judicial processes, legitimate requests, warrants or equivalent by law enforcement officials or authorities, to investigate fraud or other wrongdoing or as otherwise required or necessary in order to comply with applicable law, protect our legitimate interests or to the purchasers in connection with any sale, assignment, or other transfer of all or a part of our business or company. We may also, in compliance with applicable law, disclose your information to enforce or apply the terms and conditions applicable to our services or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Golfdy our users, or others.

Business Reorganization - such as part of any sale, assignment or other transfer of our business, or transition of service to another provider. We will ask for your consent if required by applicable law.

We provide appropriate protections for such sharing as required by applicable law to prohibit third parties from using your information for their own purposes, and to address the security and confidentiality of your information. Except as disclosed in this Privacy Policy or as required or permitted by applicable law, we will not disclose your information to third parties without your consent.

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or logs when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links To Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling Your Personal Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

(i) whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.

(ii) if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at privacy[at]golfdy.com

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above addresses. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact our Golfdy Officer by email at cskh@vietlinkads.com, phone at +84 28 3821 1750 or by sending a registered letter to the address at:

Viet Link Advertising Co., Ltd

c/o Golfdy Customer Service Officer

11F, Sonatus Building, 15 Le Thanh Ton, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, HCM