In General we receive and store any information you enter on our Website or give us in any other way. This includes information that can identify you ("personal information"), including your first and last name, telephone number, postal and email addresses, username and password, and billing information (such as your credit card number, cardholder name, and card expiration date). We may also request information about your location, travel plans and co-working preferences. You can choose not to provide information to us, but in general some information about you is required in order for you to receive relevant offerings from SkyBlue and its partners and enjoy other benefits of being a registered member. For example, only registered members are able to post co-working space reviews, participate in discussion forums, email SkyBlue content to themselves and others, access members-only newsletters and co-working content, and enter surveys, contests, or sweepstakes. In addition, some information is also required in order for you to ask us a question or initiate other transactions on our site. Information About Others. You will have the opportunity to provide contact and co-working-related information for other people through our Website. If you make a reservation for someone else through SkyBlue, you will need to submit that individual’s personal information. You must obtain the consent of other individuals prior to providing us with their personal information, as any access to view or modify their information will be available only through your account.
Information From Other Sources
We also may periodically obtain both personal and non-personal information about you from affiliated entities, business partners and other independent third-party sources and add it to other information about you. For example, if you visit SkyBlue by “clicking through” from a site operated by one of our business partners, and you have registered with that partner, then information about you that you have provided to that partner may be shared with us, such as contact information and demographic information. As another example, if you access third party services, such as social media services, through our Website or before coming to our Website, we may collect information such as your user name, password, and other information made available to us through those services. We will work with our existing partners and potential future partners to improve and personalize your use of our Website in accordance with the practices outlined in this section and Policy. We have partnered with Facebook to provide personalized content on SkyBlue for members of Facebook. If you are logged into Facebook and SkyBlue, SkyBlue will be personalized for you when you visit the Website, even if you are a first-time user of SkyBlue’s Website. For example, we will show you reviews that your Facebook friends have posted on SkyBlue and co-working spaces they have visited. In order to provide you with this personalized experience, Facebook provides us with information that you have chosen to make available pursuant to your Facebook privacy settings. That information may include your name, profile picture, gender, friend lists and any other information you have chosen to make available. If you decide to turn off personalization, you can do so by first logging into Facebook and (1) selecting “Edit your profile” from the “SkyBlue” drop-down menu on the Member Profile page and clicking “Disconnect” in the Facebook Connect status box, or (2) selecting “Connected accounts” from the “SkyBlue” drop-down menu on the Member Profile page and clicking “Disconnect” under “Facebook Settings.” You can also turn off personalization by editing your app settings on Facebook. Please note that if you have Facebook friends who are using SkyBlue, they may also have shared information about you with us through Facebook. If you wish to prevent that sharing, you can do so by editing your Facebook privacy settings.
We automatically collect some information from your computer or Device when you visit SkyBlue. For example, we will collect session data, including your IP address, Web browser software, and referring website. We also may collect information about your online activity, such as content viewed, pages visited, and searches and/or reservations facilitated or made. One of our goals in collecting this automatic information is to help us understand the interests and preferences of our users and customize your user experience.
Cookies and Other Web Technologies
How We Use Your Information
We may also authorize third-party vendors who provide services or functions on our behalf, including business analytics, payment processing, customer service, marketing, public relations, distribution of surveys or sweepstakes programs, and fraud prevention to collect information on our behalf, including, for example, as necessary to operate features of our Website or to facilitate the delivery of online advertising tailored to your interests. Third-party vendors have access to and may collect information only as needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose. Business partners with whom we may offer products or services in conjunction. You can tell when a third party is involved in a product or service you have requested because their name will appear either with ours or separately. If you choose to access these optional services, we may share information about you, including your personal information, with those partners. Please note that we do not control the privacy practices of these third-party business partners.
If you were referred to SkyBlue from another website, we may share your registration information, such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number and co-working preferences, about you with that referring website. We have not placed limitations on the referring websites’ use of personal information and we encourage you to review the privacy policies of any website that referred you to SkyBlue.
Your Choices With Respect To The Collection And Use Of Your Information
As discussed above, you can choose not to provide us with any information, although it may be needed to take advantage of certain features offered on SkyBlue. You also can add or update information and close your account as described above. If you decide to close your SkyBlue account, we will deactivate your account and remove your profile information from active view. Please note, however, that we may retain in our files some information associated with your account and past transactions for purposes including backups, fraud prevention, dispute resolution, investigations, and compliance with legal requirements. As a registered SkyBlue member, you can modify your email subscription choices at any time on the Member Profile page. Whether registered as a SkyBlue member or not, you also will be given the opportunity to unsubscribe from promotional messages in any such email we send. Please note that we reserve the right to send you other communications, including service announcements, administrative messages, and surveys relating either to your SkyBlue account, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them. Email Communications. SkyBlue wants to make it easy for you to take advantage of co-working related opportunities on our Website. One way we do this is by sending you email messages that contain information about your apparent co-working-related interests. For example, if you search for a co-working space in New York or reviews on SkyBlue, we may send you an email message reminding you about special co-working space offers in New York. Similarly, if you receive an email about New York co-working and demonstrate an interest in New York co-working spaces or reviews by affirmatively clicking on a link about New York co-working spaces in the email, you may receive an email about New York co-working space offers. We believe these email messages will provide you with useful information about co-working-related special offers available through our sites. Please note that you will have the opportunity to choose not to receive these email messages in any such email we send. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Please note that if you refuse to accept cookies from SkyBlue, you will not be able to access portions of our site.
How We Protect Your Information
We want you to feel confident about using SkyBlue, and we are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no website can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide to us. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information, and they only may do so for permitted business functions. In addition, we use encryption when transmitting your personal information between your system and ours, and between our system and those of the parties with whom we share sensitive information, and we employ firewalls and intrusion detection systems to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your information.
SkyBlue is a general audience site and does not offer services directed to children. Should an individual whom we know to be a child under age 13 send personal information to us, we will delete or destroy such information as soon as reasonably possible.