Travopedia respects your privacy and recognizes the need to protect the personally identifiable information (any information by which you can be identified, such as name, address, and telephone number) you share with us. We would like to assure you that we follow appropriate standards when it comes to protecting your privacy on our websites.
To make your journey simple and provide other services to you, we will collect personal information from you, including but not limited to:
Along with the above mentioned things, we may also collect personal information when you become a member, for sweepstakes entry, to be able to provide you with a newsletter or other special information, or to be able to provide you with a brochure or other travel related materials. We do not knowingly collect PII (personal identifiable information) from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide personally identifiable information of any kind whatsoever.
When you make travel arrangements with Travopedia and you provide information about yourself, we use this information to
In addition to processing, confirming and fulfilling the travel or other services you request, Travopedia may use certain data for administrative and analytical purposes such as information systems management, accounting, billing and audits. We may also use PII to provide you other services, such as sending you an email notification regarding the status of your travel plans or informing you about special promotions, surveys, contests, sweepstakes, flight specials, trip information, or other travel opportunities from Travopedia or its marketing partners.
We do not share this information with outside parties unless it is necessary to complete your order and fulfill your travel arrangements. Such other parties may include, but are not limited to
The service providers mentioned above will disclose information about your traveler profile to Hotel, airline, cruise, rental car, and other travel suppliers whose products you have purchased. These travel suppliers may also contact you as necessary to obtain additional information about your confirmed reservation.
Although Travopedia attempts to select travel suppliers that are reputable companies, we have not placed limitations on these suppliers from using or disclosing your information without your permission. Therefore, we encourage you to review the information privacy practices of any travel suppliers whose products you purchase on travopedia.com.
Though no PII is collected, we monitor users' navigation of our Web site in order to better understand and serve our customers. Based on this data to suppliers, advertisers, affiliates and other current and potential business partners, we may provide anonymous statistical information. Also, we may use such aggregate data to inform these third parties as to the number of people who have seen and clicked on links to their Web sites.
Travopedia may disclose the information that we collect about you when we have reason to believe that it is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against persons or entities that may be causing injury to you, to us, or to others. We may also disclose your information when we believe the law requires it.
We recognize the importance of security for all PII associated with our customers and use reasonable measures consistent with industry practices to protect PII under our control. In order to protect the information stored, we have implemented security measures, including data encryption technology and firewalls. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we will use reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.
Some of our web pages use "cookies" so that we can better serve you with customized information when you return to our site. "Cookies" are small pieces of information that are transferred by a website and stored by your web browser on your computer's hard drive. Cookies are identifiers which web sites send to the browser on your computer to facilitate your next visit to our site. You can set your browser to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the option to decide whether or not to accept it. The information we collect and analyze is used to improve our service to you. Although Travopedia requires that your web browser accept cookies to access the Web site, Travopedia does not store any PII in them.
Travopedia also collects certain technical information from your computer each time you request a page during a visit to travopedia.com. This information is collected from your computer's web browser to enhance your experience on our Web site and may include your IP address, operating system, web browser software (e.g., Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer), screen resolution, and referrer website. In addition, authorized Travopedia personnel may update your profile to accurately reflect any new profile information included in communications received from you.
Travopedia does use third-party advertising across the Internet. This advertising uses cookie and Web Beacon technology to measure and improve the effectiveness of these efforts. To make this happen, the advertising may use anonymous information about your visits to travopedia.com and other Web sites including: date and time of a banner shown the cookie and the first three octets of the IP address. No PII is collected and any information that IS gathered is used for online marketing purposes.
The advertising companies serving ads across multiple sites may use information about your visits to travopedia.com and other Web sites to provide ads about goods and services you might find interesting. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by a third party, simply email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have received an email that you believe to be a phishing scam, don't hesitate and please send us the scam/phishing emails you have received by reporting them here email@example.com.
We aim to report every variant of the scams we receive, so even if it appears that a scam you receive has already been reported, please submit it to us anyway. We submit and track all reports against phishing with IC3 at www.ic3.gov/complaint/default.aspx.
You may receive emails from us about special promotions, surveys, contests, sweepstakes, flight specials, trip information, or other travel opportunities with Travopedia. To assess the effectiveness of these emails, we may attach a web beacon that provides confirmation when you open an email from travopedia.com. This only occurs if your computer supports such technology.