This Privacy Policy was last updated 25 July 2018.  By accessing the content of buyoya.com you (user) agree to all modifications made from the time this Privacy Policy was last updated.

The web site accessible through buyoya.com (we, Buyoya, buyoya.com) is owned, operated, and distributed by boyoya,com, a privately owned Georgia company (Buyoya).   By accessing any part of this website you are agreeing to the terms and conditions described below.  The Privacy Policy applies to all users weather they are contributing or viewing content.  Any User submissions as defined in “Terms of Use” become published content of Buyoya.com and are not considered personally identifiable information subject to “Privacy Policy”.  Buyoya.com may at any time modify this Privacy Policy.

This policy describes how Buyoya treats personal information it collects and receives.  Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable, such as your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.  This policy does not apply to the practices of web sites Buyoya does not own or control, or to people that Buyoya.com does not manage, employ, of contract.  Companies providing hotel booking, car rental, and merchandise to Buyoya.com in an affiliate relationship have their own privacy statements which can be viewed by clicking on the links on their respective sites.

Personally Identifiable Information Buyoya.com Collects

Buyoya.com collects the following types of personally identifiable information:

You may provide Buyoya.com with certain personally identifiable information (such as your name and email address) when participating in various activities on the website.  When you visit the Buyoya.com we may send one or more “cookies” to your computer.  Cookies are small lines of text that are stored with your Web browser, which Buyoya uses to help provide better service to you. Most browsers allow you to set preferences preventing your browser from accepting cookies, or notifying you when you receive a new cookie. Be advised that some capabilities and tools provided on buyoya.com may not function properly or at all if you block or delete cookies. Buyoya may use cookies for many purposes; including (without limitation) saving personal password information and personal viewing habits to insure the most appropriate content is provided.

Confidentiality and Information Security

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data.

Buyoya.com automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser. We may use information to customize the advertising and content, improve our services, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.  We as well as service providers acting on our behalf, such as Google Analytics, use Log Files and tracking technologies to collect and analyze certain types of technical information, including cookies, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, device type, device identifiers, browser types, browser language, referring pages, exit pages,  URLs, platform type, cookies that may uniquely identify your browser, the number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, date and time of activity on our websites or applications, and other similar information.   In some cases, we will associate this information with a user ID number for our internal use. End users can choose to opt out of Google Analytics.  Buyoya may employ clear GIFs (Web Beacons), which are used to track the online usage patterns anonymously.  In addition, Buyoya.com may also use clear GIFs in HTML-based emails sent to users to track which emails are opened by recipients.

Buyoya.com collects personal information from you when you submit a tip, photo, feedback form, or email, which may include your name, email address, and other personal information.  For your privacy protection we do not publish your email address without your consent.  Buyoya.com collects publicly available information on tourist businesses and public attractions published with reports and tips. We make every effort to assure this information is accurate, but make no warranty expressed or implied to its validity.  The information is provided as is and no warranty to its validity is expressed or implied.

How Personally Identifiable Information May be Used

Any personal information that you voluntarily disclose online (on discussion boards, in messages and chat areas, within your public profile page, through a user submission, etc.) becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others. Your account name is displayed to other users when you make a user submission, and other users can contact you through messages and comments.  Personal email addresses will not be displayed unless expressly directed by user, and then only if Buyoya determines it appropriate.

If you have not opted out from receiving emails from Buyoya, it may use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send commercial or marketing messages. Buyoya also may use your email address for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major Website changes or for customer service purposes). You cannot opt out of receiving emails for non-marketing or administrative purposes.  Buyoya uses aggregated information such as anonymous user usage data, clickstream data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, etc. to improve the quality and design of the website and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing user preferences and trends. In addition, Buyoya may use cookies, clear gifs, and log file information to deliver content (including third-party advertisements) specific to your interests, and remember information for subsequent visits to our website

Personally and Non-Personally Identifiable Information

Buyoya may share non-personally-identifiable information with interested third-parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns for certain and specific, services, content, and/or functionality of the website.

Buyoya will not share your personally identifiable information with third-party agents for commercial or marketing use without your consent.

Buyoya may provide personally identifiable information to employees, consultants, affiliates or other businesses or persons for the purpose of processing such information on its behalf. In such circumstances, Buyoya requires that these parties agree to protect the confidentiality of such information and to comply in all respects with this Privacy Policy.

Buyoya may release personally identifiable information: (i) to the extent it has a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with any applicable law, enforce any provision of the Terms of Use. (ii) To respond to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant, or (iii) to protect itself against any liability, defend itself against any claims, protect the rights, property and personal safety of any user or protect the public welfare.

Third-party Advertisers

Buyoya.com may allow third party ad servers or ad networks to serve advertisements within our website.  These third-party ad agents may use technology to send advertisements and links that appear on Buyoya.com directly to your browser.   They will automatically receive user IP addresses when this occurs.  Third-party agents may also use technologies deemed effective to their advertisements such as cookies, Web Beacons, and JavaScript.  Buyoya.com does not control the activities of our advertisers and the user may consult respective privacy policies of third-party agents for more information on their practices and for instruction on how to opt-out of certain practices they may have.

Buyoya.com may use data from Google’s Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender and interests) with Google Analytics. You may opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads via Google Ads Settings. You may also be interested in the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on

Information Security

Buyoya.com has implemented security measures to protect personally identifiable information collected on the Website against loss, misuse, or alteration.  In addition, your account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security.  It is important that you protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by logging off once you have finished using a shared computer.  Despite the precautions described above, Buyoya.com cannot and does not guarantee that the individual user information you have transmitted will not be intercepted by others, decrypted by others, or accidentally disclosed, and it accepts no liability for any unintentional disclosure.  Buyoya.com will do its best to insure that it never knowingly does anything that will place your information in a vulnerable state

Bankruptcy, Sale, or Merger

In the event that Buyoya is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, the right to transfer or assign the information it has collected from its users is reserved.  In the event of bankruptcy, receivership, insolvency, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, Buyoya may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.

Children’s Privacy

All registered users of the front-end database portion of Buyoya.com must be 18 years or older. As a result, Buyoya does not willfully collect any information about children.  Any person under the age of 18 is instructed to obtain permission of a legal supervisor before viewing any content of Buyoya.com.

International Users

Buyoya.com is hosted in the United States and the content is intended for and directed to users in the United States. If you are accessing the Website from any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of this Website, which is governed by U.S. law, this Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and hereby consent to that transfer.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Buyoya.com will keep this policy current and may update it from time to time.

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of the Website who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please email us at contact@buyoya.com or write us at:

Buyoya Privacy Policy

838 Virgil St NE

Atlanta, GA. 30307