privacy policy

TREKERIE PRIVACY POLICY

Date of Last Revision: February 6, 2017

Scope

Trekerie recognizes the importance of protecting the personal privacy of its website visitors. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how we protect your personally identifiable information and data on the Trekerie website (the “Site”).

The Site is operated by Trekerie in its role as a referral source for travelers looking for qualified travel operators (each a “Travel Company”) to provide travel services. The Site is operated solely for the benefit of such travelers and Travel Companies. Your use of the Travel Company services, and any third party websites and resources, is at your own risk.

Information We Collect and How We Use and Protect It

You can visit the Site generally and learn about our services without providing personal information. However, in order to be able to help you to find the best travel agent to plan your trip, or as a Travel Company so that you may start working with us, you will need to provide some personal information. We may collect personally identifiable information such as your name, e-mail address, physical address, telephone numbers, login ID, password and other contact information that you voluntarily submit. Travel Companies will only be afforded access to a traveler’s personal information once we have decided that they are the best fit for your travel needs. We may use such personally identifiable information for the following purposes:

  • Registering you for our Services;
  • Contacting you to deliver certain Services or information you have requested;
  • Providing you with notices regarding services that you have purchased or may wish to purchase in the future;
  • Ensuring the functionality of the Site;
  • Protecting from unauthorized access and verifying your authorization to enter the Site;
  • Improving the quality and design of the Site and Services to create new features and functionality through the monitoring and analyzing of user activities and preferences.

We will also use your personally identifiable information as may be specifically described in the Site, in accordance with the published legal Terms of Use for such Site, and for other legally required or permissible purposes.

Social Media

We encourage our customers to post online about their trips and experiences (e.g. via the #trekerie) or on blogs or reviews. You understand that any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose online (e.g. comments, feedback, complaints, ratings etc.) becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others.

Similarly, you are aware that when you sign your posts/reviews, you may well be recognized. It is your responsibility to use an identifier with which you are comfortable.

Finally, we process your personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. To the extent necessary for such purposes, we review our data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure that we only collect, store and process the personal information needed to provide or improve our Services. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we process is accurate, complete, and current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary.

We may employ procedural and technological measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your personal information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. We may use firewall protection, password protection, internal restrictions on which Trekerie employees have access to your personally identifiable information and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information.

What Are Cookies and How Might We Use Them?

Cookies are small text files stored by your browser that allow us to learn more information about your visits or use of the Site. We may use cookies to remember your personal information, and to deliver personalized and relevant information specific to your needs. We may also use cookies to track patterns on the Site to help us improve visitor or customer experience. Most browsers automatically accept cookies.

Options Regarding the Use of Your Personal Information

While Trekerie may contact you with offers and information concerning Trekerie and its services or promotions, you always have the choice not to receive such items.

You may contact us with any questions or concerns you may have about our privacy practices, including requests to update or correct your personal information. Even if you choose not to receive promotional e-mails or mailings from Trekerie, we may continue to use your personal information in order to contact you in connection with other transactional purposes.

We provide you with the ability to review, correct and update your personally identifiable information that you provide to us by accessing and modifying this information on your profile page or by submitting a request to us by e-mail to: ld@trekerie.com.

Sharing of Personal Information

We may provide your personally identifiable information and the data generated by cookies, as well as any aggregate information, to the Travel Companies and other vendors that we may engage to assist us in providing our Services to you. We may also disclose your personally identifiable information (a) if we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority or otherwise in cooperation with an investigation of a governmental authority, (b) to enforce these terms as appropriate to (i) process the fulfillment of the ordering of Services, (ii) respond to your requests or answer any inquiries, or (iii) as otherwise permitted by law.

Privacy Code – State of California

Site users located in California may request information regarding the disclosure of their personal information to third parties for purposes of direct marketing by such third parties to such Users [California Civil Code Section § 1798.83] In order to make such a request, you should contact us by submitting a request by e-mail to: ld@trekerie.com

Links to Third Party Sites

The Site may provide links to other websites or resources. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by Trekerie of such websites, and you acknowledge and agree Trekerie is not responsible for the content of such websites.

Computer Systems based in the United States

Our computer systems are currently based in the United States, so your personal data will be processed by us in the U.S. where data protection and privacy regulations may be different from those in other parts of the world. As such, if you access the Site from a location other than the United States, you acknowledge this fact and further agree that by using the Site you are doing so under the auspices of this Privacy Policy. You hereby consent to the transfer of all such information and data to the United States, and to the processing of such information and data as described herein.

Children’s Privacy

Our Site is not intended for use by children under 13. We ask that children under the age of 13 do not use our Site and do not submit any personal information to us. If such personal information is inadvertently submitted to us without us being able to confirm the consent of the parent(s), such information will be deleted.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or your personal information, you may contact us at Trekerie, LLC. Attn: Legal Counsel.

Your Acceptance of Our Privacy Policy

By using our Site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not submit any personal information to us through our Site. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so you are encouraged to review it frequently. If we make changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post such changes here and/or on the Site.

 

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