Privacy policy

Last Updated: Feb 16, 2024

Welcome to the Privacy Policy of Swordsteel Software Systems Inc. ("Swordsteel", "the Company", "we", "us", or "our"), developer of "Travel-n-share" application ("Travel-n-share," "the Application"). Travel-n-share is a digital application that helps people explore the outdoors with a collection of detailed, hand-curated travel reports, which can include various travel details: route, budget, trip blog, trails maps, points of interests, and photos crowdsourced from the community of registered travellers. This Privacy Policy applies to the following services operated by the Company (collectively, the "Service"):

This Privacy Policy explains what Personal Data (defined below) we collect, how we use and share that data, and your choices concerning our data practices.

This Privacy Policy constitutes an integral part of our Terms of Service, accessible at: .

Please read this Privacy Policy before using our Service or submitting any Personal Data to Swordsteel and contact us if you have any questions.

By using the Service, you agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree, please do not access or use the Service.


When you contact us or interact with our Service, we collect information that alone or in combination with other information could be used to identify you ("Personal Data") as follows:


Swordsteel may use the information we collect from and about you for a variety of business purposes, including:

Additionally, we may use your information for other purposes disclosed at the time you provide your information or otherwise with your consent. We are committed to protecting and maintaining the privacy of your information. Therefore, we will process your data only in accordance with applicable data protection law and this Privacy Policy. We will have a lawful basis for processing your data if:


In certain circumstances, we may share your Personal Data with third parties without further notice to you, unless required by the law, as set forth below:


We keep your Personal Data for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, while we have a legitimate business need to do so, or as required by law (e.g. for tax, legal, accounting or other purposes), whichever is the longer.

If you have elected to receive marketing communications from us, we retain information about your marketing preferences until you opt out of receiving these communications and in accordance with our policies.

To determine the appropriate retention period for your Personal Data, we will consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the Personal Data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Data, the purposes for which we use your Personal Data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.


If you need to change or correct your Personal Data, please contact us at . We will address your request as required by applicable law.


The categories of Personal Data we have collected in the preceding twelve months are described above in the " Information We Collect " section. In the preceding twelve months, we have disclosed for business purposes each of the categories identified in that section to the categories of third parties identified in the " Information We Share " section. The business and commercial purposes for collecting Personal Data are described in the " Information Use " section. We collect Personal Data directly from you and from external accounts you use to log-in to the Service.

Privacy Rights : Where provided for by law and subject to any applicable exceptions, California residents may have the following rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA"):

Swordsteel does not sell your Personal Data.

If you would like to exercise any or all of these rights, you may do so by contacting us at . If you send a written request, you must put the statement "Your California Privacy Rights" in the subject field. We are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or do not have complete information. We may take steps to verify your identity before responding to your requests to know or delete your personal information by asking questions about your interactions with us. Your authorized agent may submit requests in the same manner.

If you have questions about your rights or our disclosures under the CCPA, or to request access to an alternative format of this notice, you may reach us at .

Online Tracking and Do Not Track Signals : We and our third party service providers, may use cookies, pixels, or other tracking technologies to collect information about your browsing activities over time and across different websites following your use of the Site and use that information to send targeted advertisements. Our Site currently does not respond to "Do Not Track" ("DNT") signals and operates as described in this Privacy Policy whether or not a DNT signal is received. If we do respond to DNT signals in the future, we will describe how we do so in this Privacy Policy.


Our Service is not directed to children who are under the age of 16. Swordsteel does not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 16. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 16 has provided Personal Data to Swordsteel through the Service, please contact us and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.


We respect your privacy rights and provide you with reasonable access and rights to the Personal Data that you may have provided through your use of the Services. If you live in the European Economic Area ("EEA") or United Kingdom ("UK") and wish to access, amend, delete, or transfer any Personal Data we hold about you, you may contact us as set forth in the "Contact Us" section. In some cases, you may also update your registration information or preferences by accessing your account settings page on our Sites and Apps.

At any time, you may object to the processing of your Personal Data in our legitimate interests, except if otherwise permitted by applicable law. If you believe there has been a violation of your privacy rights, please contact us as set forth in the "Contact Us" section below. You also have a right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authorities.

You may decline to share certain personal data with us, in which case we may not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality of the Service.

We will retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. In some circumstances we may anonymize your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for analytics purposes, in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.


Swordsteel is based in Canada. Some of our vendors and service providers may also be located in Canada, the United States or another country. As such, any processing of your Personal Data may involve an export of your Personal Data outside of your country of residence, including to countries which may have data protection laws that are less stringent than the laws in effect in the country in which you are located. Whenever we transfer your Personal Data out of your country of residence, we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by implementing appropriate safeguards which comply with applicable privacy laws. If you would like to receive more information about these safeguards, please Contact Us .


The Site and Swordsteel Apps may contain advertisements for or links to other websites, products, or services not operated or controlled by Swordsteel, including Social Media Sites ("Third Party Sites"). The information that you share with Third Party Sites will be governed by the specific privacy policies and terms of service of the Third Party Sites and not by this Privacy Policy. By providing these links we do not imply that we endorse or have reviewed these sites. Please contact the Third Party Sites directly for information on their privacy practices and policies.


You use the Service at your own risk. We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your Personal Data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed, which comply with industry standards and applicable privacy laws. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from us may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via the Service or email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to Swordsteel via the Internet. In addition, we are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Service, or third party websites.


Whether or not you provide Personal Data to us is completely up to you, but if you choose not to provide information that is needed to use some features of our Service, you may be unable to use those features. You can also contact us to request access to your Personal Data or to ask us to update, correct, or delete your Personal Data.

Disabling location detection in the Swordsteel apps will prevent us from showing the content and advertising relevant to your location. Even if you opt out, you still may receive advertising from us that is not customized for your location.

Certain parts of our Services require cookies, pixels, or similar technologies. For example, we may use cookies or other technologies to deliver more relevant advertising and to link data collected across other computers or devices that you may use. You may adjust your device or Internet browser settings to limit certain tracking or to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features or take full advantage of our Service. Please refer to your device’s settings or your Internet browser’s "Help" section for more information on how to delete and/or disable your device or browser from receiving cookies or controlling your tracking preferences.


The Service and our business may change from time to time. As a result, we may change this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will post an updated version on this page, unless another type of notice is required by applicable law. By continuing to use our Service or providing us with Personal Data after we have posted an updated Privacy Policy, or notified you if applicable, you consent to the revised Privacy Policy and practices described in it.


If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or the information practices of the Site, please feel free to contact us at .