Date of Last Revision: February 6, 2017
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 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.
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?
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.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 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.