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SHYFT MIDDLE EAST (“WE”, “SHYFT”, “OUR”, “US”) ARE COMMITTED TO PROTECTING AND RESPECTING YOUR PRIVACY.

This policy (together with our terms and conditions and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand the practices regarding your personal data, how we collect your information and what is done with it once it is in our system.

If for any reason you do not agree with any of the policies listed, it is up to you to cease using the Shyft App or website. By visiting our website www.shyft.ae and our Shyft mobile application you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

We may amend this Privacy Policy at our sole discretion and any updates to the same shall be reflected by way of a notification on the Website/Mobile Application. Your continued usage of the Website/Mobile Application shall indicate your acceptance of the amended terms of the Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources. The use of information collected through our Website shall be limited to the purposes under this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use to customers. (www.shyft.ae/terms-and-conditions)

During the course of provision of Services, we shall collect personal and financial information from you. All credit/debit card details and personally identifiable information will NOT be sold, shared, rented, or leased to any third parties.

We may be required to share the financial information with third party payment gateways who shall process payment for the Services through their servers. Failure by a payment gateway to process the payment or transaction shall not make the Company liable to pay for any losses or claims with respect to such failure.

At Shyft, we take your privacy very seriously and will take all measures to protect the personal information that you provide us. Any personal information received will be used only to register you as a Shyft customer and for future marketing purposes directly from Shyft.

We will not sell or redistribute your information to any third parties unless it is required in compliance with law or absolutely required in order for us to provide Services, but we are not responsible for your personal information during your direct dealings with listed Partners on our Mobile Application or Website.

Some of the advertisements you see on our site may be from third parties. Please note that we are not responsible for any information that these third parties collect from the site or from other websites, through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies to understand your interest deliver advertisements to you. Please note that we have no control over such activities.

If you choose to share personal information with such third parties, then neither the Company nor the Partner shall be responsible for any losses or damages caused due to such sharing of your personal or financial information. We do not share your data with third parties for them to market their products/services to you. If you have any questions about how we protect your privacy, please contact us at info@shyft.ae.

Use of Our Services

The Shyft app and www.shyft.ae website is not intended for use for those under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please seek parent or guardian approval before you continue accessing our services.

What this policy tell you:

  • The types of personal data provided to us by you (or which we collect from you) when you are using our Website or Mobile Application or when you directly interact with us on other occasions;
  • How and why we use this data and the reasons we are legally allowed to do so;
  • Who we share your data with;
  • Your rights over your data and how you can exercise those rights; and
  • How to contact us if you have any issues or want to find out more.

Information We May Collect From You

We may collect and process the following data about you:

Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site www.shyft.ae (our Website), our Shyft Mobile Application, by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. 

This includes information you provide when you register to use our Website, register to use our Mobile Application, subscribe to our service, search for a product, place a booking on our Website, place a booking on our Mobile Application, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our Website, enter a competition, query form, promotion or survey, when you report a problem with our Website and when you report a problem with our Mobile Application. We may ask further questions (for example, security questions) and collect information from your previous bookings.

The information you give us may include:

  • Identity data: first name, last name, country of residence, nationality;
  • Contact and preference data: e-mail address and phone number, your preferences for marketing;
  • Financial data: payment card details*, billing address, purchase information- All your payment details can be stored under an encrypted token, available for your use only when you choose to make a purchase.;
  • Flight data: flight number, flight timing and/or departure and arrival airports;
  • Baggage data: luggage quantity, description of your luggage, weight of your luggage baggage contents and personal effects, value of baggage contents, and/or hotel or other address information and other applicable information which we may reasonably require and request to evaluate and process your request for our services.
  • Photographic data: Photographs of bags and images of passport or national ID we made and used for co-operating with relevant security requirements.
  • Troubleshooting data: Details of any errors which you have chosen to send to us.

Note* – All credit/debit cards’ details and personally identifiable information will NOT be sold, shared, rented or leased to any third parties. 

We may be required to share personal/financial information with (i) third party payment gateways for the purposes of processing the transactions and payments on the Website/Application; (ii) third party entities who partner or collaborate with us to provide Services to you.

Information we collect about you from each of your visits to our Website or Application. 

We may automatically collect the following information:

Technical information – including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer or smartphone to the Internet, the make, model, version, mobile operator, location, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system, and

Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our Website (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), traffic data, location data, web logs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access; and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.

We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites and apps we operate or the other services we provide or from third party websites. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.

 

Source Data Reason Handling Disposal
Website, Mobile Application (Client) Identity, Contact, Flight data, baggage data Register as a customer for Shyft Conclusion or performance of a contract  On your request as a registered client.
Website, Mobile Application (Client), Mobile Application (Staff) Identity, Contact, Flight data, baggage data, Photographic data Enable you to process your booking Conclusion or performance of a contract Cleared from Mobile Application (Staff) at the completion / cancellation of a booking
Website, Mobile Application (Client) Identity, Contact, Financials To process payments for your booking Conclusion or performance of a contract On your request as a registered client.
Website, Mobile Application (Client) Identity, Contact Notify you on changes to our Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions and other changes to our offered services and products Conclusion or performance of a contract. This is also a legal obligation On your request as a registered client.
Website, Mobile Application (Client) Identity, Contact, troubleshooting data To respond to your queries which may be through phone or email or in-built chat Conclusion or performance of a contract. This will enable us to ensure our customers are informed and satisfied with our services On your request as a registered client.
Website, Mobile Application (Client) Identity, Contact Contact you about third-party products and services which we believe may be relevant to you or pass your details on to third parties to contact you directly about the same (in each case, only where you have indicated you would like to hear about these) To get your consent  On your request as a registered client.
Website, Mobile Application (Client) Identity, Contact, Usage, Technical Information Improve and personalise your experience of Shyft website by delivering more relevant content and advertising whilst you browse

Customer Support – To solve a problem notified by you

Customer Support – Used for training purposes

Development of Shyft Middle East and all related services.

Providing you details on how to get the most out of your membership

Enhance and improve our website, mobile application including and not restricting to overall user experience

On your request as a registered client.
Website, Mobile Application (Client) Identity, Contact, Usage, Technical Information, Troubleshooting data Give you the opportunity to provide us with feedback through reviews and surveys To enable us to improve and develop our business, to promote new services, products, value additions, and obtain all feedback from customers to improve our services and products. On your request as a registered client.
Website, Mobile Application (Client) Identity, Contact (You will get an informational email with a link/code. If you use it to make a booking on our website, the person who uses the link/code will get a reward) Contact you because you have a friend who is a customer of Shyft, and who provided your identity and contact data for us to contact you) For direct marketing (at any time, you can object against processing and we will immediately cease to process your Personal Data for this purpose) On your request as a registered client.

Cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual. 

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our Mobile Application and to deliver a better and more personalised service. 

They enable us:

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our Mobile Application according to your individual interests.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognise you when you return to our Mobile Application.

Uses Made of the Information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
  • To provide you with information about other products and services we offer that are like those that you have already purchased or enquired about if you have opted to receive this information;
  • To provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about products or services we feel may interest you (only where you have indicated you would like to hear about these);
  • To ensure that content from our Website or Mobile Application is presented in the most effective manner for you, your computer, your tablet computer and your smartphone.
  • To provide our Services to you;
  • To administer our Website and our Mobile Application and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • To improve our Website and our Mobile Application to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your originating device may it be a computer, smartphone or a tablet computer;
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • as part of our efforts to keep our Website and our Mobile Application safe and secure;
  • To measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you (only where you have indicated you would like to hear about these); and
  • To make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our Website about products or services that may interest you or them (only where you have indicated you would like to hear about these).

Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

Information third parties may collect about you. Some of the links you see on our website or advertisements you see on our website are selected and delivered by third parties, such as ad networks, advertising agencies, advertisers, and audience segment providers. 

Please remember that we do not have access to, or control over, the information these third parties may collect. The information practices of these third parties are not covered by this privacy policy. You should exercise caution and examine the privacy policies and terms of use applicable to the web sites in question.

Who Do We Share Your Personal Data With & Why?

We share your personal data with third parties to help us deliver our products and services to you in the most effective way possible. 

These include third parties who assist us with:

  • Managing the logistics of the booking / service
  • Delivering relevant Shyft email and text marketing (to the extent you have not unsubscribed)
  • Our customer reviews and surveys
  • Personalising the content on our website to ensure a tailored user experience
  • Delivering relevant targeted and re-targeted advertising to keep you up to date with our services
  • Detecting fraud or criminal activity
  • If we share personal data with third parties, we will ensure that access is limited on a strictly need to know basis and is subject to suitable obligations relating to confidentiality and security.

We may share non-Personal Information, such as aggregated User statistics and log data, with our business partners for the purposes of industry analysis, demographic profiling, to deliver targeted advertising about other products or services, or for other business purposes. This information is solely used to analyze the Website and understand usage statistics, as mentioned above, and is anonymous. The Company may share this data with its business partners on an anonymous basis. 

 We may share Your information, including Your Personal Information and Usage Information with our parent, subsidiaries and affiliates for internal reasons. We also reserve the right to disclose and transfer all such information: (i) to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the Website or applicable database; or (ii) in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of our membership interests and/or assets or other corporate change, including, during the course of any due diligence process. You will be notified via email and/or through a prominent notice on the Website of any change in ownership or uses of Your Personal Information, as well as any choices You may have regarding Your Personal Information. 

In addition to the above, we may also be required to share your personal data with third parties if required by law or regulation. In such circumstances, we will make sure that the disclosure is only to the extent required by law or regulation.

Where We Store Your Personal Data

We may store your data for a period necessary for us to provide Services to you or to comply with applicable provisions of law. We adopt industry standard security processes to ensure your data is kept safe and secure and to prevent unauthorised access or use or loss of your data. Subject to applicable laws, the data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the United Arab Emirates (UAE). 

It may also be processed by staff operating outside the UAE who work for us or for one of our partners suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things: the provision of services fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Mobile Application or Website, we encrypt it before we store it. You are responsible for keeping this password confidential and we ask you not to share a password with anyone. The Company disclaims all liability if you share the password with any third party. 

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

 

Your Rights

You have the right to:

  • Access a copy of your personal data;
  • Order us to delete your data or anonymise the data;
  • Correct or update the data that we are processing if you think that there are mistakes;
  • Restrict the data processing on legitimate grounds;
  • Object to processing on legitimate grounds;
  • Where you have provided your consent to certain of our processing activities, in certain circumstances, you may withdraw your consent at any time.
  • Prevent your data from being used for marketing purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.
  • opt out of receiving any promotional or marketing material by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” button or by sending an email to info@shyft.ae. Please note that if You withdraw Your consent, this will not affect the lawfulness of our use and processing of Your information if such processing is based on another lawful basis other than consent;
  • obtain and reuse any Personal Information We hold about You for Your own purposes across different services, which allows You to move, copy or transfer Your Personal Information easily from the Company to another place notified by You to Us in a safe and secure way without hindrance to the usability of Your Personal Information; 

You can also exercise these rights at any time by contacting us at info@shyft.ae. Please note, that to ensure the safety of your Personal Data, we will only comply with the requests that are sent from the email address or mobile number used during the booking or ordering of a service. We will correct inaccurate data without charge.All such requests shall be addressed within a time period in accordance with applicable laws. 

Our Mobile Application and Website may, on occasions, contain links to and from the Mobile Applications and Websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these Mobile Applications and Websites, please note that these Mobile Applications and Websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these Mobile Applications and Websites.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy & Contact

The Privacy Policy may be changed or updated occasionally to meet applicable requirements and standards. Such modifications will become effective on the day they are posted, and we encourage you to frequently review this Privacy Policy for any modifications.If you have any grievances, queries or doubts, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@shyft.ae. In the event that Personal Information is compromised as a breach of security, We will promptly notify You in compliance with applicable law.

Summary of Contact Information

The contact information provided by Us under this Privacy Policy is as follows: 

You can access this Privacy Policy on our website at www.shyft.ae/privacy-policy 

You can contact Us by mail at info@shyft.ae 

You can contact Us by phone at +97142559502

You can opt out of receiving any promotional or marketing material by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” button in the email, or by sending an email to info@shyft.ae 

You can contact the Company to cancel Your account or request that the Company no longer collect, process or retain Your information to provide Services at info@shyft.ae

You can address any queries on this Privacy Policy to info@shyft.ae

If You believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at info@shyft.ae

You may correct, delete inaccuracies, or amend Your Personal Information by making the change on our member information page at  www.shyft.ae/privacy-policy  or by contacting us through info@shyft.ae

You can cancel or modify Your communications that You have elected to receive from the Website by sending us an email on info@shyft.ae

You can opt to receive non-essential communications such as promotional and marketing-related information regarding the Company, the Website and the Services by sending Us an email at info@shyft.ae

The Terms & Conditions may be changed or updated occasionally to meet applicable requirements and standards. Such modifications will become effective on the day they are posted, and we encourage you to frequently review the Terms & Conditions for any modifications. If you have any queries or doubts, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@shyft.ae.