Privacy Policy

SCUBA LEGENDS

Data protection overview

General

Scuba Legends S.L. operates the website www.scuba-legends.com, which provides the SERVICE.

This site is used to inform website visitors about our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when someone decides to use our service, the Scuba Legends Dive Center website.

By choosing to use our Service, you consent to the collection and use of the information in connection with this Policy. The personal information we collect is used to provide and improve the Service. We will not use or share your information with third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meaning as in our Terms and Conditions, which can be accessed www.scuba-legends.com unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

Collecting and using information

For better use of our service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personal information, including, but not limited to, your name, telephone number and postal address. The information we collect is used to contact or identify you.

Registration data

We would like to inform you that each time you visit our service, we collect the information that your browser sends us, which is referred to as log data. This registration data may include information such as the address of your computer (Internet Protocol, “IP”), the browser version, the pages of our service you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on these pages and other statistics.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for collecting data on this website?

The data collected on this website will be processed by the website operator. The contact details of the operator can be found in the mandatory legal notice of the website.

How do we collect your data?

Some data is collected when you provide it to us. For example, this can be data that you enter in a contact form.

Other data is automatically collected by our computer systems when you visit the website. This data is mainly technical data such as the browser you are using and the operating system, or if you have accessed the site. This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?

Some of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyse how visitors use the site.

What rights do you have with respect to your data?

You have the right at any time to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients and the purpose of their collection free of charge. You also have the right to request a correction, blocking or deletion. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint if you have further questions about data protection and data protection. Of course, you can also file a complaint with the relevant regulatory authorities.

Third-party analytics and tools

When you visit our website, a statistical analysis of your browsing behaviour can be performed. This is mainly done through cookies and analytics. The analysis of your browsing behaviour is generally anonymous, i.e. we cannot identify you from this data. You can object to or prevent this analysis by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy.

You can object to this analysis. Below we will tell you how you can exercise your options in this regard.

2. General and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.                  

When you use this website, several personal data will be collected. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

Please note that data transmitted over the Internet (e.g. via e-mail communication) may be subject to security breaches. It is not possible to completely protect your data from third-party access.

Notice about the person responsible for this website

Responsible for the processing of the data on this website is:

Scuba Legends S.L.

Calle Anzuelo 54, Local 50

35510 Puerto del Carmen

Tias, Las Palmas

Spain

Email: [email protected]

The controller is the natural or legal person who decides, alone or jointly with others, on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Withdrawal of consent to the processing of your data

Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. An informal e-mail requesting this request is sufficient. Data processed before receiving your request can be processed legally.

Right to lodge complaints with regulators

If there is a breach of data protection law, the data subject may lodge a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.

Right to data portability

You have the right to automatically deliver the data processed by us to you or a third party in a standard machine-readable format on the basis of your consent or performance of the contract. If you request direct data transfer to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically possible.

SSL or TLS encryption

This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as queries that you send to us as a website operator. You can see an encrypted connection in your browser’s address bar when you switch from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon appears in your browser’s address bar.

If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, blocking, deleting

To the extent permitted by law, you have the right to be informed at any time about your stored personal data as well as its origin, its recipient and the purpose for which it was processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time at the address provided in our Legal Notice if you have further questions regarding personal data.

Resistance to promotional emails

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data published within the scope of the legal notices of the minimum requirements on the website in relation to the sending of advertising and information material not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take concrete legal action in the event of unsolicited advertising material such as spam.

3. Data collection on our website

Cookies

Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are often used as an anonymous unique identifier. They are sent to your browser by the website you visit and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Our website uses these “cookies” to collect information and improve our service. You have the option to accept or reject these cookies and to know when a cookie is sent to your computer. If you refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our service.

Cookies do not damage your computer or contain viruses. Cookies help to make our website easier to use, efficient and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored in your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies allow you to recognize your browser when you visit the website again.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide in any case whether you want to accept or reject a cookie. You can also set your browser to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions, or to always reject them or delete them automatically when you close your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies that are necessary to enable electronic communication or to provide certain functions that you wish to use (e.g. the shopping cart) are stored in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies in order to ensure an optimal and error-free service. If other cookies (such as those used to analyse your browsing behaviour) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this Privacy Policy.

Marketing

You may receive marketing messages from us if you have given your consent, if you have requested to receive it, or if you have purchased goods or services from us and if you have not chosen not to receive marketing messages.

Each time you receive such an email, you can tell us if you no longer wish to receive it by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the end of each message you receive from us, or by sending an email to [email protected] with your request.

Please note that we may continue to send you service messages, such as service and management messages about your account or transaction messages related to your bookings. It is not possible to opt out of these service messages.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores the information that your browser transmits to us in “server log files”. These are:

Browser type and version

The operating system used

Reference URL

Name of the access computer

Server request time

IP address

This data is not combined with data from other sources.

The data processing is based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, which enables data processing for the performance of the contract or for pre-contractual measures.

Contact form

When you ask us questions using the contact form, we collect the information entered in the form, including the contact details you provide to us to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.

Therefore, we process all data that you enter in the contact form only with your consent in accordance with the article. 6 (1)a) GDPR. You can withdraw your consent at any time. An informal e-mail requesting this request is sufficient. Data processed before receiving your request can be processed legally.

We store the data that you provide to us on the contact form until you request deletion, revoke your consent to its storage or the purpose of its storage no longer belongs (e.g. after fulfilling your request). This provision shall not affect mandatory legislation, in particular the provisions on periods of mandatory data retention.

Leave comments on this website

When you use the comment feature on this website, the time you created the comment and your email address are stored along with your comment and username, unless you publish anonymously.

How long comments are saved

Comments and related data (e.g. IP address) are stored on our website and remain until the commented content is completely deleted or the request for comments for legal reasons (defamation, etc.).

Legal basis

Comments are stored on the basis of your consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. An informal e-mail requesting this request is sufficient. Data processed before receiving your request can be processed legally.

Leave an entry in the guestbook on this website

If you use the guestbook feature of this website, the time you created the comment and your email address will be stored along with your comment and username, unless you publish anonymously.

How long comments are saved

Comments and related data (e.g. your e-mail address) will be stored on our website and will remain on our website until the commented content has been completely deleted or entries need to be deleted for legal reasons (defamation, etc.).

Legal bases

Guestbook entries are stored based on your consent based on the article. 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. An informal e-mail requesting this request is sufficient. Data processed before receiving your request can be processed legally.

Data processing (customer data and contracts)

We collect, process and use personal data only to the extent necessary to establish or change legal relationships with us (master data). This is done on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, which allows the processing of data for performance of the contract or for pre-contractual measures. We collect, process and use your personal data when accessing our website (usage data) only to the extent necessary to enable you to access our service or to invoice you.

The collected customer data will be deleted after the conclusion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Statutory retention periods are not affected.

The data transmitted by subscribing to digital content and services

We only transmit personal data to third parties to the extent necessary to comply with the terms and conditions with us, e.g. to the banks responsible for processing your payments.

Your data will not be transferred for any other purpose unless you have given your express permission to do so. Your data will not be passed on to third parties for advertising purposes without your express consent.

The data processing is based on Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR, which enables data processing for the performance of the contract or for pre-contractual measures.

4. Reservations and payments

Our reservations are processed via Bokun. Bokun is an online booking software service that provides users with access to a daily management and distribution system, including booking machines, to facilitate bookings for excursions and activities. Bokun’s website (including mobile real estate and related applications) and services are the property of TripAdvisor LLC and are provided.

Our payment provider is Braintree, a PayPal (Europe) S.a.r.l. et  Cie, S.C.A. (“PayPal”, “we”, “us” or “our”) company has developed this Privacy Policy to explain how we may access your personal data, which you provide when you visit the Sites, access the Services and any other website as a visitor or user (collectively,  “Brain Services”). Any collection use and disclosure of your business and personal information is subject to this Privacy Policy.

5. Social media

Share content via plugins (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

The content of our pages can be shared on other social networks such as Facebook or Twitter. Direct contact between networks and users occurs only after users have clicked one of these buttons.

User data is not automatically transferred to the operators of these platforms. If users are connected to one or more social networks, the Like, +1, and Share buttons on Facebook, Twitter, and so on will display an information window where the user can edit the text before it is sent.

Social media presence

You can also find our company on social media. There, we communicate with stakeholders and customers or other users to answer questions and inform them about our services. When you use a social network, the terms and conditions and policies of the respective operator always apply.

We process the data of users who actively communicate with us by writing, commenting or interacting with us in any other way on the social platform.

6. Analytics and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.                   

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow you to analyse your use of the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 sec. 1 letter f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP anonymization

We have enabled the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be truncated by Google within the European Union or other parts of the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to collect reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data available to Google.

Browser plugin

You can prevent the storage of these cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we would like to point out that this may mean that you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies from being transmitted to Google about your use of the website (including your IP address) and from being processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Resistance to data collection

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the link below. An Opt-out cookie is set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this website: disable Google Analytics.

For more information about the processing of user data by Google Analytics, please refer to Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Data processing under contract

We have signed an agreement with Google to outsource our data processing and fully implement the strict minimum requirements of the Spanish data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking

This website uses Google AdWords. AdWords is an online advertising program of Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”).

As part of Google AdWords, we use Conversion so-called conversion tracking. Clicking on an ad provided by Google sets a conversion tracking cookie. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser stores on your computer. These cookies expire after 30 days and are not used to personally identify the user. In the event that the user visits certain pages of the website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and the website may know that the user has clicked on the ad and accessed this page.

Each Google AdWords advertiser has a different cookie. Therefore, cookies cannot be tracked through an AdWords advertiser’s website. The information obtained through the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers receive information about the total number of users who clicked on your ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, advertisers do not receive information that can be used to personally identify users. If you don’t want to participate in tracking, you can easily disable it by disabling Google’s conversion tracking cookie by changing your browser settings. If you do this, you will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.

Conversion cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 sec. 1 letter f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

For more information about Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking, see Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide in any case whether you want to accept or reject a cookie. You can also set your browser to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions, or to always reject them or delete them automatically when you close your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Google reCAPTCHA

We use “Google reCAPTCHA”(hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) on our websites. This service is provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”).

reCAPTCHA is used to verify that the data entered on our website (e.g. on a contact form) has been entered by a person or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyses the behaviour of website visitors based on various functions. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (for example, the IP address, the time the visitor is on the website, or the user’s mouse movements). The data collected during the analysis is sent to Google.

ReCAPTCHA analyses are performed entirely in the background. Website visitors will not be notified that such an analysis is underway.

Data processing is based on art. 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting your website from abusive automatic tracking and spam.

For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google’s privacy policy, please visit the following links: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html.

7. Newsletter

Newsletter dates

If you wish to receive our newsletter, we will need a valid e-mail address as well as information to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data collected or only voluntarily collected will be collected. We only use this data to transmit the requested information and not to pass it on to third parties.

Therefore, we process the data you enter in the contact form only with your consent in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 letter a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent to the storage of your data and your e-mail address as well as your use to send the newsletter at any time, e.g. via the link “Unsubscribe” in the newsletter. Data processed prior to receipt of your request can still be processed legally.

The data provided when you sign up for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription, and then this data will be deleted. The data we store for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses of the member area) remain unaffected.

8. Plugins and tools

YouTube

Our website uses YouTube plugins operated by Google. The site is operated by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

When you visit one of our sites with a YouTube plugin, you connect to YouTube servers. Here the YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.

When you are connected to your YouTube account, you can use YouTube to associate your browsing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by leaving your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to make our website attractive. This constitutes a legitimate interest under Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

For more information on how to handle user data, see youTube’s privacy policy at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Google Web fonts

For a consistent appearance of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, the browser loads the required web fonts into the browser cache to display the text and fonts correctly.

To do this, your browser must establish a direct connection to Google’s servers. In this way, Google recognizes that our website has been accessed through your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a legitimate interest under Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

If your browser does not support web fonts, your computer uses a default font.

For more information about how to handle user data, see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq Google’s Privacy Policy and information https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Google Maps

This website uses the Google Maps map service through an API. It is operated by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

To use Google Maps, you must save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to and stored by a Google server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest to make our website attractive and to facilitate the localization of the places we specify on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest under Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to Google’s privacy policy in the https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

9. Further data collection

Who is responsible for the data collection? 

The processing of the data is also carried out by the operator of the website. Your contact details can be found in the Legal Notice on this website.

How do we collect your data?

Your data will be collected when you provide it to us. For example, this may be data that you provide to us by phone, e-mail or e-mail.

What do we use your data for?

The data is collected to identify you as a customer, to ensure appropriate advice, to meet your contractual obligations, to maintain correspondence with you, to issue invoices and, where appropriate, to make claims against you in the claims process.

What rights do you have to your data?

You have the right to receive information at any time free of charge and at any time about the origin, the recipient and the purpose of your personal data collected. You also have the right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint if you have any further questions about data protection. They also have the right to contact the competent supervisory authority.

Disclosure of data to third party service providers

We may employ third parties and individuals for the following reasons:

To facilitate our service;

To provide the service on our behalf;

To perform services related to the Service; Or

To help us analyse how our service is used.

Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties. Exceptions to this shall only apply if this is necessary for the settlement of contractual relationships with you. This includes, in particular, the transmission to service providers commissioned by us (so-called contract processors) or to third parties whose activities are necessary for the performance of the contract (e.g. mail order companies or banks). The transmitted data may only be used by third parties for the before mentioned purposes.

10. Security

We value your trust in the provision of your personal information, so we strive to protect it by commercially acceptable means. But remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% safe and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

11. Links to other websites

Our service may contain links to other websites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be redirected to that website. Please note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you review the privacy policy of these websites. We have no control over the content, privacy policies, or practices of third-party websites or services.

12. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Therefore, we recommend that you check this page regularly for changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes will take effect immediately after they have been published on this page.

13. Contact us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our privacy policy, please contact us [email protected]