The references to Travelspective in this Policy include the entities making up Travelspective, LLC and its successors and corresponding officers, employees, shareholders, subsidiaries, affiliated, partners, agents, Licensors, Network providers, suppliers, or any person engaged in the creation, production and distribution of the TravelspectiveContent or Web Site.
Our Commitment to Security
We take the security of your information seriously and use reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.
Of course, no data transmission over the Internet is fully secure, and any message or information you send to the Network may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission (for example, credit card information) is encrypted.
The Information We Collect
On certain portions of the Network, you are requested to provide personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”). Personal Information may include: (a) an e-mail address (mandatory), and (b) other optional information (e.g., cell phone numbers and information about your interests in and use of various products, programs, and services). Personal Information may also include business contact information (e.g., office address, business telephone number).
In addition, when you visit the Network our servers automatically collect Personal Information describing your use of the Network, including the Content accessed by you, page/screen visits, length of time viewing a certain page or program, how the Content is viewed, and your online behavior generally. You may also be asked to voluntarily rate the Content you view on the Network, or send us Personal information via messaging (e.g. email, SMS, MMS, or other technologies).
On some occasions, you may submit Personal Information about other people. For example, you might submit a person’s name, mailing and/or e-mail address to send a gift or electronic greeting card. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected about other people at these pages include: recipient’s name, address, e-mail address and telephone number.
We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you use or access the Network, including without limitation: the type of computer, mobile or other device you are using (e.g., the make, model, settings, specifications and geographic location of you and/or your computer, mobile or other device), the type of browser you are using; the type of operating system you are using; the IP address of any of your computer(s) which may be used to access the Network; the domain name of your Internet service provider); date/time stamp; pixel tags; pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed; the site(s), application(s), destination(s), and/or service(s) you arrived from; and any other clickstream data.
How We Use the Information
The Personal Information we collect is used to afford you an interactive experience when using the Network and to facilitate your participation in our online forums and communities. The non-personally identifiable information we collect is used to improve the design and Content of the Network and to enable us to personalize your experience in the Internet, to analyze usage of the Network to enable the customization of your experience when using the Network. We may use all this information jointly with information received through users’ ratings and with other general information.
Travelspective or its providers (such as mail hosting or customer service assistance) may store the Personal Information and non-personally identifiable information, and may share such information with third parties as necessary to process your transactions and provide access to the Network by you and your Subaccount holders. Travelspective may also use this information for internal review and analysis of the Network.
Personal Information and non-personally identifiable information may be shared with our distributors, agents, sponsors, advertisers, subsidiaries, affiliates, and people hired by Travelspective for several reasons, including without limitation: to verify your eligibility to receive access to the Network; to verify whether the information holds the requirements to fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services; to verify the status of your Registered Account; to analyze usage patterns; to analyze usage of particular items of content; to monitor how often certain Content is watched; to customize your use of the Network based on your viewing patterns of the Content and areas of interest; to offer services and/or products that may be of interest to you; to scrub e-mail lists; and to provide customer service assistance.
We may also share with partner companies, prospective partners or third parties such information about your features, your data and about usage of particular items of the Content, such as how often and for how long a particular item of Content was watched or accessed.
We may use the Personal Information you submitted to contact you and answer your questions about our offers, to solve issues relating to the Network, and to give you information about changes and updates to the Network, about other system requirements, your Registered Account with us or about our subscriber agreements. Travelspective sometimes uses this Personal Information to get in touch with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests, sweepstakes, or promotions.
Although we try to take measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, because no data transmission is completely secure, and no system of physical or electronic security is completely impenetrable, we cannot guarantee that the Personal Information that we collect will never be disclosed. You may be subject to disclosures beyond our willingness, e.g., if third parties defraud your identity to have access to this Personal Information. By using the Network you agree to assume all risk in connection with the information sent to us or collected by us when you access, visit and/or use the Network, including without limitation your Personal Information, and we are not responsible for the loss of such information or the consequences thereof.
The Network will not use or transfer the Personal Information you provide us differently from the above mentioned ways, otherwise, the Network will give you the option to choose the use of said information.
The Network offer you products, programs or Networks we believe are of your interest, as well as give information about special offers and promotions and newsletters, about Travelspective and/or the Network. If at any time you wish to opt out of receiving promotional materials, you can go to the Profiles section in the Settings section of the Network. Please keep in mind that opting out of promotional e-mails will not prevent you from receiving transactional e-mail correspondence related to, without limitation, the Network, your Registered Account and/or any Subaccounts. You should note that in some instances, certain information or services can only be provided to you if Personal Information is provided. If you elect not to provide such information or opt out of having your information shared, you may not be able to receive certain content or information.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
Travelspective may disclose Personal Information to third parties that provide us with services, such as technical maintenance, market research, community and forums management, shopping, and other classified ads functionality, but only for the purpose of and to the extent necessary to provide those services.
We may offer Content (e.g., contests, sweepstakes, or promotions) that is sponsored by or co-branded with identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain Personal Information that visitors voluntarily submit as a result of participation in such content or activities. Travelspective holds no control over or liability for these parties’ use of this information and does not keep it under any surveillance whatsoever.
To enhance your experience with the Network, we may in certain contexts use “Cookies.” Cookies are files we place in your computer or device to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other Personal Information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering for the Network. However, once you choose to provide Personal Information to the Network, this information may be linked to the data stored in the Cookies.
If you do not want Cookies, your computer, mobile or other device may include an option that allows you to not accept it. However, if you disable Cookies, some portions of the Network may not function properly.
How You Can Access or Correct Information
To help protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to accurately record the Personal Information that you provide to us and any subsequent updates. We will also take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections to any Personal Information.
Your right to review, update, correct, and delete your Personal Information may be limited, subject to the law or your jurisdiction: (i) if your requests are abusive or unreasonably excessive, (ii) where the rights or safety of another person or persons would be encroached upon, or (iii) if the information or material you request relates to existing or anticipated legal proceedings between you and us, or providing access to you would prejudice negotiations between us or an investigation of possible unlawful activity. Your right to review, update, correct and delete your information is subject to our records retention policies and applicable law, including any statutory retention requirements.
Special Notice to Parents
Travelspective does not knowingly collect any Personal Information submitted to the Network from individuals under the age of thirteen (13). If a minor child wishes to use the Network as a registered user of the Network, the previous authorization from his/her parents or legal guardian will be required. If you are a parent or legal guardian who has discovered that your child has registered for or accessed the Network without your consent, you can ask us to remove any unauthorized information provided by your child. Travelspective will make reasonable efforts to investigate and remove the information. You will be required to provide the customer service assistance with the Username, Password and e-mail address submitted by your child.
Notice to California Users- Your California Privacy Rights
California’s “Shine the Light” law, Civil Code section 1798.83, requires certain businesses to respond to requests from California customers asking about the business’ practices related to disclosing Personal Information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. Alternately, such businesses may have in place a policy not to disclose personal information of customers to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes if the customer has exercised an option to opt-out of such information-sharing. We have such a policy in place. If you wish to opt-out of our sharing of your information with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes offline, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notice to Users in the European Union – Your EU Privacy Rights
How to Contact Us
Additionally, you may unsubscribe to be removed from our promotional mailing lists. If you opt-out of promotional mailings from Travelspective, you may continue to receive certain communications from us, such as transactional or relationship messages, and/or messages about your account/profile.