Privacy Policy

photo / Matt Bartozzi ©, Angkor Wat, on a sunny day.

Description of the service

This privacy policy governs your use of kimshi, or The Service or We. kimshi is a free service, consisting of an iOS App, and a web site, that display holiday listings or packages. Holiday activity, or packages, are advertised by tour companies, or "suppliers", and made available for browsing to kimshi's users. The information displayed by The Service is for general informational purposes only. Information displayed on The Service does not constitute a binding offer. The Service is not an online travel agent, and does not sell, or receives compensation from the purchase of holiday activity or packages.

What information does The Service obtain and how is it used?

User Provided Information
The Service obtains the information you provide when you download and register with The Service. Registration with us is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be able to use some of the features offered by The Service unless you register with us. When you register with us and use The Service, you generally provide (a) a valid email address, a user name, a password; (b) information you provide us when you contact us for help. (c) information you provide when you contact other users or suppliers.

We work hard to pick trusted, reliable suppliers. We do this by reviewing their operational practices, and their openess to reviews. In this endeavor, user's feedback is paramount. We may contact you in two different ways,(a) to review a holiday activity from a supplier, (b) to answer a questionaire about a holiday activity you participated. Reviews might be publicly available; your answers to the questionaire will be kept private, for our internal operations.

Automatically Collected Information

In addition, The Service may collect certain basic information automatically, such as the type of mobile device you use, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and anonymized information about the way you use The Service.


The Service may use your location, to help select holiday activity or packages, relevant to your place of residence. You may opt-out at any time by changing the privacy settings of your smartphone.

Social Network integration

The Service allows users to authenticate using their Facebook or Twitter account, to which it requires basic, read-only permission (your name, and profile picture). The Service does not use your social network account information to fetch, to create posts on your behalf, or to notify your network circle of your usage of The Service.

The Service does not transmit, share, sell to third party, or create derivative product from facebook or twitter login-enabled account.

Data protection

All text information transmitted from and to our servers is done in an encrypted manner (SSL over HTTP), to prevent data from being tampered with, or accessed in an unauthorized way.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating The Service, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. Our suppliers do not have access to your personal data, such as email, names, phone number, or social network information.

We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or send an email notifying you of any changes. This policy was last modified on 07/20/2014