HikeSJ (“us”, “we”, “APP”) is committed to protecting YOUR privacy and personal data. This Privacy
Policy is published in compliance with the law of Georgia on the “Personal Data Protection” and
explains how we collect, process, share and protect personal data and special categories of data of our
registered users (“User”, “YOU”, “YOUR”). It also describes YOUR choices regarding use, access,
correction and deletion of YOUR personal information.
HikeSJ or any of its Services.
• BY USING THIS APPLICATION (APP), YOU WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE READ,
UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO THE PRACTICES AND POLICIES OUTLINED IN THIS
• AFTER READING THIS DOCUMENT, YOU HEREBY CONSENT TO COLLECTION,
PROCESSING AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA AS DESCRIBED IN THIS
1. COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
HikeSJ collects and processes personal data that is necessary to provide YOU with services and best
meet YOUR needs, for obtaining feedback, also only in aggregated or anonymized form for statistical
analysis and business intelligence purposes.
We respect YOUR privacy and therefore, Personal data undergoing processing is:
A.processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner;
B.collected for explicit, specified, and legitimate purposes and not processed in a way incompatible
with those purposes;
C.adequate, relevant, and not excessive in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;
D.accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date;
YOU hereby consent to the collection and processing of such information for the above-mentioned
purposes by HikeSj. Information collected and processed by us from YOU may include the following:
●Country of residence
● Email address
● date of birth
●Data regarding Your usage of the services and history of the appointments made by or with You
through the use of Services
●Other information that YOU voluntarily choose to provide to us
2. PRIVACY STATEMENTS
2.1.YOU are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the information YOU submit to us, such as
YOUR contact information provided as part of the account registration. If YOU provide any
information that is untrue, inaccurate, out of date or incomplete (or becomes untrue, inaccurate, out
of date or incomplete), or HikeSJ has reasonable grounds to suspect that the information provided by
YOU is untrue, inaccurate, out of date or incomplete, We may discontinue the provision of the Services
to YOU according to the Georgian legislation.
2.2.If YOU wish to opt-out of receiving non-essential communications such as promotional and
marketing-related information regarding the Services, please send us an email
Samtskhe-Javakheti Destination Management Organization, the owner of HikeSJ (legal entity
established and operating pursuant to the Georgian legislation,). YOUR use of and access to the Services
exercise control over the sites displayed as search results or links from within its Services. These other
sites may place their own cookies or other files on the Users’ device, collect data or solicit personal
information from the Users, for which HikeSJ is not responsible or liable. Accordingly, HikeSJ does not
make any representations concerning the privacy practices, nor does we guarantee the accuracy,
integrity, or quality of the information, data, text, software, sound, photographs, graphics, videos,
messages or other materials available on such websites. If YOU decide to visit a third-party website
linked, YOU do this entirely at YOUR own risk. HikeSJ encourages the User to read the privacy policies
of third parties.
2.4. HikeSJ implements reasonable security practices and procedures to protect the personal data that
it has under its control from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized
modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. However, for any data loss or theft due to
unauthorized access to the User’s electronic devices through which the User avails the Services, HikeSJ
not be held liable for any loss whatsoever incurred by the User.
2.5. HikeSJ implements reasonable security practices and procedures and has a comprehensive
documented information security program and information security policies that contain managerial,
technical, operational and physical security control measures that are commensurate with respect to
the information being collected and the nature of our activity.
2.6.We take YOUR right to privacy and personal data protection very seriously and other than as
is required to do so by law, supervisory body or law enforcement agency or when HikeSJ, in its sole
discretion, deems it necessary in order to protect its rights or the rights of others, to prevent harm to
2.7.To the extent necessary to provide Users with the Services, HikeSJ may provide Information to
third party contractors who work on behalf of or with HikeSJ to maintain the APP. In such
circumstances, YOU consent to us disclosing YOUR Personal Information to contractors, solely for the
intended purposes only.
2.8.We make all User information accessible to its employees, agents or partners and third parties only
on a need-to-know basis and bind our employees to strict confidentiality obligations.
2.9. HikeSJ is not responsible for the confidentiality, security or distribution of YOUR Personal
Information by our partners and third parties outside the scope of our agreement with such
partners/PROVIDERS and third parties. Further, HikeSJ shall not be responsible for any breach of
security or for any actions of any third parties or events that are beyond the reasonable control of
HikeSJ including but not limited to, acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorized access to
computer data and storage device, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption, poor quality
of Internet service or telephone service of the User etc. 2.10 The hiking app has access to both Approximate and Precise locations. This data is solely collected for the purpose of showing the user’s location within the application and is not stored and/or transmitted to any external entities or third parties.
notice on APP, so that YOU may review the changed terms prior to continuing to use the Services.
YOU and YOUR account.
4. CONSENT TO THIS POLICY
and YOU unconditionally agree that becoming a User of the APP and its Services signifies YOUR (i)
5. ADDRESS FOR PRIVACY QUESTIONS AND YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
your information, you can contact us at the following email address: [email protected]. We
will use reasonable efforts to respond promptly to any request, question, or concern you may have
regarding our use of “your” personal information.
YOU have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of YOUR