Privacy Policy for NYC Essential Guide website and app


WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

When you register an account with the app, you are asked to enter your name and e-mail address. However, you may use limited features of our app as a guest without creating an account.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?

Information collected from you in the app is used in the following ways:

• To personalize your app experience (i.e. the ability to add favorite places, create itineraries and sync across devices)

• To respond to in-app comments or inquiries for trip advice and customer support (your email address helps us more effectively respond to requests)

• If you opt-in upon registering, your email address may be used to send you relevant information and updates pertaining to the app. 

Your information will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason without your consent.


HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?

Your information is protected by a variety of security measures, including an encrypted database accessible only by the author and developer who have special access rights and are required to keep the information confidential. Furthermore, no sensitive private information (i.e. phone number, credit card number or other financials) is ever collected from you or stored on our servers.

DO WE DISCLOSE ANY INFORMATION TO OUTSIDE PARTIES?

No, we do not sell, trade, or transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties.

DO WE USE COOKIES?

This app uses cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on affiliate links (see “Affiliate Links” below). Furthermore, for each piece of content in the app, Google Analytics measures the total number unique visits, average time on screen and other metrics. These statistics are anonymously aggregated. No personal information is captured by Google Analytics. 


AFFILIATE LINKS

NYC Essential Guide is a participant in the Viator, Inc. affiliate program to earn referral commissions. The app engages in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding a tracking ID only for clearly marked “Book Now” buttons. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed in your browser to track any potential sales for the purpose of commissions.

THIRD PARTY LINKS

We include links to third party sites in our app, such as websites for attractions and restaurants. These third party sites have independent privacy policies separate from our own. We disclaim responsibility and liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.


YOUR CONSENT

By using our site and app, you consent to our privacy policy.


CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

If we change our privacy policy we will post updates on this page, send an email notifying you of any important changes, and/or update the modification date below.

This policy was last modified on: 07/18/2019

CONTACT US

Please contact us using the information below for questions about our privacy policy.

E-mail: apphelp@essential-nyc.com