Information Collection and Use. This site (the Site) is owned and operated by Travelous Corp. DBA Travelous (Travelous). Travelous is committed to protecting your privacy. Your Personal Information (ie. data that identifies you or from which you are identifiable, including: your phone and fax numbers, your Email address, your postal address, your preferred user name, etc) is collected solely to facilitate, improve, and deliver the services we offer. We do not share your Personal Information with outside parties, except where necessary: to process a request or order (including the processing of credit card payments and orders to vendors and service providers from whom you have purchased products or services), processing applications, billing, in an emergency situation, to enforce our policies, or where we are required or permitted to do so under applicable law, such as in response to a request by a law enforcement or governmental authority, in connection with actual or proposed litigation, or to protect our property, people and other rights, and communicating with you (you or the user).
Non-Personally-Identifiable Information We May Collect Online. We may use various technologies to collect non-Personal Information about your visits online including:
a. Server Statistics. We may collect general statistics to track user trends on the Site. These statistics include hits to our server, the types of browsers used to access the Site, page views, and navigational patterns. The information that is collected in this manner does not provide us with any personally identifiable information about our users. It helps us track where our users are coming from. This allows us to pinpoint high traffic areas and determine the most effective ways to communicate with our users. In order to prevent the introduction of viruses and hackers into the Site, we may collect information, such as IP addresses, into a log file to be used to identify potential hackers of the Site.
b. Clear GIFs. We may use pixel tags (also called clear gifs) or other similar tracking technologies in our Site and/or in our communications to collect information about your navigation on our Site, and to enable us to know whether you have visited a web page or received a message. This information enables us to serve you and your interests better.
c. Cookies. To serve you faster and with better quality, we use "cookie" technology. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our Site users to enhance the experience on the site.
Email notifications. If you wish to contact us via email, you will be asked to leave contact information, so that we can send you the requested information. The personal information, such as name, phone, email address, will solely be used for this purpose.
Personal Information Submitted by Children. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information submitted through our site by children under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete such information from our files.
Your California Privacy Rights. As provided by California Civil Code Section 1798.83, a California resident who has provided Personal Information to a business with whom they have established a business relationship for personal, family, or household purposes (California customer) is entitled to request information about whether the business has disclosed Personal Information to any third parties for the third parties direct marketing purposes. In general, if the business has made such a disclosure of Personal Information, upon receipt of a request by a California customer, the business is required to provide a list of all third parties to whom Personal Information was disclosed in the preceding calendar year, as well as a list of the categories of Personal Information that were disclosed.
California and other customers may request further information about our compliance with this law by emailing Travelous at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per customer each year.