The below Privacy Policy is part of the Term and Conditions of Dine To Gather.

SECTION 1 - WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect your credit/debit card details and personally identifiable (name, address, email address etc.) as well as private or event relevant information such as your age, gender, nationality, mobile phone number etc.

All credit/debit card details will NOT be stored, sold, shared, rented or leased by us to any third parties.

All personally identifiable and private or event relevant information is the general base of our data management needed to assign a cooking partner and plan the event schedule. This personal data is only collected to organise the event and NOT stored, sold, shared, rented or leased by us to any other third parties expect shared with the event participants. All participants agree to our Private Policy on confidential handling of the data provided via email or mobile phone or any other way. Further distribution to any other third parties outside the event explicitly require the prior consent of sender, especially but not limited to in relation to personal communication and address data.

You further acknowledge that we make efforts to prevent fraud and to confirm your identity. Dine to Gather reserves the right to limit, block access to the Services and/or terminating the user account if such required information and documentation are not provided or are inaccurate. Dine To Gather shall bear no responsibilities to the possible losses you incur upon the closure of your account or registration with us.

Data management and event schedule

Latest 3 (three) days prior to the event the 'Personal Dinner Route' is sent in pdf format via email inclusive the following:

  • The assigned course and any information of your guests’ allergies or food dislikes. If relevant the details of your surprise cooking partner​
  • ​First name of your guests
  • Event schedule
  • ​Address and mobile number of participants selected to host 
  • Location and time of After-Dinner Event
  • Mobile number of Dine To Gather contact person

Event schedule changes

Due to short-term registrations or cancellations changes in the event schedule (cooking partner arrangement or assigned course might occur up to 1-2 (one to two) days prior to the event. All event participants will be informed immediately.

Day of event

Dine To Gather sends event specific information on the day of event via email, What's App or SMS. To ease the communication process What's App Groups will be set up for the event and deleted right after. All participants agree to leave the What's App Groups as soon as the event has ended.

When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer's internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us to assist you and to learn about your browser and operating system.

With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

SECTION 2 - CONSENT

How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by mailing us at policies@dinetogather.com. As the case may be, we may then elect to stop the Service to you if it affects your instructions.

SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

SECTION 4 - SHOPIFY

Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to transact our services to you.

Your data is stored through Shopify's data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall at their own risk and responsibility and without liability to Dine To Gather.

Payment:

If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data at their own risk and responsibility and without liability to Dine To Gather. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify's Terms of Service (https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) or Privacy Statement (https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy).

SECTION 5 - THIRD PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us/you.

However, certain third party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions, and sometimes Dine to Gather has no possibility to prevent from doing so technically speaking.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers at their own risk and responsibility and without liability to Dine To Gather.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

Once you leave our store's website or are redirected to a third party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website's Terms of Service and Terms of Conditions.

Furthermore, some of the advertisements you see on the Site are selected and delivered by third parties, such as ad networks, advertising agencies, advertisers, and audience segment providers. These third parties may collect information about you and your online activities, either on the Site or on other websites, through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies in an effort to understand your interests and deliver to you advertisements that are tailored to your interests. 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.

Links

When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

SECTION 6 - SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices as referred to in these Terms and Conditions to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with an AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement generally accepted industry standards. See also Section 4.

SECTION 7 - COOKIES

Here is a list of cookies that we use. We've listed them here so that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.

_session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).

_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider's internal stats tracker to record the number of visits

_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.

cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.

_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional

_storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.

SECTION 8 - AGE OF CONSENT - HEALTH INSURANCE COVER

By using this website, you represent that you are at least the age of 21 and have a valid health insurance cover. Minors under the age of 21 or any prospect not holding a valid health insurance cover are prohibited to register as a user of the Service and are not allowed to transact or use the website. Dine To Gather is entitled to verify a person's identity and insurance cover by presenting an identity document e. g. Emirates ID Card online and the health insurance card.

SECTION 9 - CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

SECTION 10 - QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information mailing us at policies@dinetogather.com