Privacy Policy

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travAlliancemedia, LLC
Internet Privacy Policy

UPDATED AS OF MAY 23, 2018

travAlliancemedia, LLC ("travAlliancemedia") publishes this Internet Privacy Policy to inform you of our practices concerning the collection, use, and protection of information you provide us through interactions with this website, other travAlliancemedia-affiliated websites and all travAlliancemedia publications. travAlliancemedia is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

HOW AND WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT

travAlliancemedia collects personal information in a variety of ways, including when you register with travAlliancemedia on this website, when you subscribe to travAlliancemedia services through this website, when you use travAlliancemedia products or services via the website, when you visit travAlliancemedia websites or the websites of certain travAlliancemedia partners, and when you enter Internet-based promotions or sweepstakes sponsored or administered by travAlliancemedia.

On this site in particular, we may collect the following information:

  1. Name
  2. Email Address
  3. Postal Code
  4. Travel Interests
  5. Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

USER REGISTRATION

When you register on one of our websites, we may ask for and collect information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, zip code, occupation, and industry. For some products and services we may also ask for your address and information about you or your business's assets or income. Your information may be shared among our website platforms for ease of registration and identification. Once you register with travAlliancemedia and sign in to our services, you are no longer anonymous to us.

E-LETTERS

Users may elect to participate in a variety of travAlliancemedia e-letters (email services), ranging from daily news to supplier hot specials. travAlliancemedia collects personal information in connection with the registration for and use of such services.

CONTESTS

Users may elect to participate in promotions and/or promotional contests that travAlliancemedia conducts from time to time on behalf of its clients. travAlliancemedia collects personal information in connection with user registration for and participation in such promotions and contests.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND SEMINARS

Users may elect to participate in educational programs and seminars that travAlliancemedia conducts from time to time. travAlliancemedia collects personal information in connection with user registration for and participation in such programs. Your information may be shared with one or more of our partners. If your information is shared, it will be done so in a way that conforms to the rules and principles of this Privacy Policy.

COOKIES

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. travAlliancemedia or its advertisers may send a cookie to your computer through your browser. travAlliancemedia uses cookies to track page requests and the duration of each user's visit and the use of cookies allows us to provide a user's browser with information tailored to the visitor's preferences and needs and to also streamline the user's visits to our website. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent. If you choose not to accept cookies, your experience at our website and other websites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

IP ADDRESSES

travAlliancemedia automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, travAlliancemedia cookie information, and the website page you request. travAlliancemedia uses this information to help diagnose problems with our servers, for system administration, and to examine our website traffic in aggregate. The information may be collected and used to improve the content of our Web pages and to customize content and/or layout for each user.

PURCHASES

If you are purchasing something from a travAlliancemedia website, we need to know personally identifiable information such as your name, email address, mailing address, credit card number, and expiration date. This allows us to process and fulfill your order and to notify you of your order status. This information may be processed by a third-party processor (such as Authorize.net), whose privacy policy will conform to the same protection principles as ours. This information may also be used by travAlliancemedia to notify you of related products and services. Credit card information will not be shared or sold to unaffiliated third parties for any purpose without your express permission, except as necessary to process the transaction.

USE OF INFORMATION

If you elect to provide us personal information, we use it primarily to deliver the service you requested.

travAlliancemedia may use personal information in a variety of ways including the following:

travAlliancemedia may use personal information to ensure our records are up to date, and to improve our products and services. We may also use your travel interests for market research purposes.

travAlliancemedia may use personal information collected through its website to send out targeted email promotions on behalf of its advertisers and industry partners.

travAlliancemedia may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies in order to better deliver products and services that may be of interest and benefit to you.

travAlliancemedia may use personal information to contact users regarding renewing subscriptions to travAlliancemedia services and products.

travAlliancemedia may use personally identifiable information to send notification of travAlliancemedia's or our partners' products and services by such methods as email and/or postal mail.

If you provide financial information, we sendthat information to our third-party processor primarily to verify your credit and collect payments for your purchases, orders, subscriptions, etc.

travAlliancemedia may send product announcements or special edition e-letters to online registrants. If you participate in a travAlliancemedia educational program, seminar, or other time-sensitive program, we may contact you to remind you of upcoming deadlines or additional information concerning these programs.

travAlliancemedia occasionally conducts subscriber and/or user surveys to better target our content to our audiences. The aggregated information collected is sometimes shared with our advertisers, however, we do not share specific individual information with third-parties.

travAlliancemedia operates several websites featuring its travel-related content and services. travAlliancemedia may share personal information collected from users of its websites internally across these websites to better serve its users.

travAlliancemedia has numerous products and services and therefore numerous email and promotion lists. In an effort to allow users to tailor their participation in travAlliancemedia services and promotions, travAlliancemedia provides users the ability to choose specific lists or products of interest and opt-out options are product and use/list specific. All email promotions sent from travAlliancemedia provide an opt-out link at the bottom of the email pursuant to which users can opt-out of specific products and promotions. If you receive one of these emails and wish to unsubscribe please follow the instructions given in each email, or you may contact support@travelpulse.com to unsubscribe from this website’s list in particular.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for any of the above purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at support@travelpulse.com.

From time to time we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our Privacy Policy. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our website.