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Privacy policy

Way Away is a trademark belonging to Way Away Consulting Group, S.L., vat number B65065245, with the following address: Aragó street 78, Barcelona 08015 (Spain).

Privacy policy:

In Way Away we are fully aware of the trust you place in us and we have the responsibility to protect your privacy. As part of this responsibility when you use our products and services we indicate to you what data we collect, why we do it and how we use this information to imrpove our service.

Way Away complies with the current legislation on personal data protection. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy please contact us through our website.

Last modified: August 2, 2013

Use of the information collected by Way Away:

We offer various services that do not require you to sign in or give us your personal details, such as the Destination Recommender or the Suggested Itineraries. However, in order to give you a more comprehensive service, these are the categories of data we collect:

  • Information you provide to us: when requesting access to the Smart Route you must provide information (name, e-mail address and password of the account) that we maintain in encrypted format on our secure servers.

  • Payment information: All payments are made through Paypal or a virtual payment platform, which offers the maximum guarantees in such a way that even Way Away is NOT aware of your Visa card information or other payment method you use through this supplier. 

  • Cookies: When visiting Way Away, we send one or more cookies (a small file containing a string of characters) to your computer which uniquely identifies your browser. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service to store users' preferences.
  • User communications: When you send email messages or other communications to Way Away, we may retain them in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services. 
  • Gadgets: Way Away could provide third-party applications through its website. The treatment of data collecetd by Way Away by enabling a gadget or other application will be held in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy. Data collected by the supplier of the application or the gadget will be subject to the privacy policies of that vendor. 

  • Links: Way Away could provide links in a format that allows to know if you have followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our services and personalized content.

  • Other sites: This Privacy Policy applies only to Way Away services. We have no control over the links included in our services. It is possible that these independent sites send their own cookies or other files to your computer, collect data or request you to send personal data. Way Away carries out the processing of personal data only in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy or in additional claims to be included in certain services.  

  • In addition to the above, such purposes include:


    • Provide our services to users
    • Auditing, research and analysis to maintain, protect and improve our services
    • Ensure the technical functioning of our network
    • Protect the rights or property of Way Away and our users
    • Develop new services

Various options for personal data

Each time you access a particular service that requires registration, we ask you to provide personal information. If we use this information for purposes other than as described in this Privacy Policy or the specific service notices, you'll be able to clearly state your opposition. Way Away does not collect or use sensitive information for purposes other than those set forth in this Policy or in additional specific warnings without your prior consent. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies so that the system will indicate when one is sent. However, if cookies are disabled, it is possible that some features and services of Way Away do not work properly.

Shared data: Way Away only shares personal information with other companies or individuals that are unrelated to Way Away in the following circumstances:

  • When we have your consent: we will request your consent to share any kind of confidential information. 
  • When it comes to other companies or people you trust, who carry out the processing of this data on your behalf. These entitites must do so by following our instructions and in accordance with this Privacy Policy, and should adopt appropriate confidentiality and security measures. 
  • When Way Away believes that access, use, preservation or disclosure of this information is reasonaby necessary to: (a) comply with laws and regulations, judicial processes or administrative requirements; (b) apply the Terms of Service, including investigations of potential violations resulting therefrom; (c) detect, prevent or deal with cases or technical problems, fraud or any other security or (d) protect against imminent harm to rights, property or safety of Way Away, its users or the public as required and permitted by law. 
  • If Way Away carried-out a merger, acquisition or any form of sale of all or any of its assets, we will post a notice before making the transfer of personal data and that they become subject to a different privacy policy. We may share aggregate non-personal data with third parties, such as the number of users who have accessed a particular Smart Route. This information does not identify you individually. 

Information security

We have taken appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access to your data or any modification, unauthorized disclosure or destruction of them. These include internal reviews of our procedures for collecting, storingand processing of personal data and our security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. Access to personal data is restricted to those employees, contractors and agents who need to know this information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to disciplinary action, including dismissal and legal action for breach of those obligations.

Data integrity: Way Away carries out the processing of personal data solely for the purpose for which it was collected and in accordance with this Privacy Policy or additional claims related to each service. We have reviewed our procedures for collecting, sotring and processing data to ensure that we only collect, store and carry out the processing of personal data necessary to provide or improve our services. We have taken reasonable steps to ensure that the personal data processed are accurate, complete and up-to-date; however, our users are responsible to update or correct their personal data whenever necessary.  

Access to personal data and updating them

When using Way Away's services, by all means we try our best to provide you access to your personal data and correct or cancel them as you request them, provided that we are not obliged to keep such information under legislation applicable or legitimate business purposes. We ask individual users to identify themselves and to identify the data you wish to access or that you have requested to change or cancel before processing such requests. We decline to process requests that are uneasonably repetitive or systematic, or that require disproprotionate technical effort, which threaten the privacy of others or that are not considered practical (e.g. requests concerning the information stored on back-up) or for those who don't need access to data. The access to data and rectification service is provided free of charge, except if it requires a disporportionate effort. Some of our services use different procedures to access users' personal data, rectify or cancel them. Way Away regularly checks compliance with this Policy. 

If you have any questions about this Policy or the treatment of personal data by Way Away, please contact us through this website or by mail at the following address: Way Away Consulting Group C/Aragón78, SA 1 08015 Barcelona Spain. When we receive formal written complaints at this address, Way Away's policy establishes that we get in touch with the user about their consultations.

Changes to this Privacy Policy. Please not that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Policy without your express consent. We expect most of the changes we will make to be minor. We will post changes on this page and, if they are significant, we will send the appropriate notice prominently, for example, a notification by email. Each version of this Privacy Policy will include the date of entry into force at the top. In addition, previous versions are properly saved so that any users who wish to can consult them.