Protection of Information:
Hosted Tours values the trust its customers place in the company. Accordingly, Hosted Tours adheres to the highest ethical standards in gathering, using and safeguarding customer information that is entrusted to the company.
Use and Collection of Customer Information:
Hosted Tours does not rent, sell or exchange information about its customers. Access to information about Hosted Tours customers is restricted to the Hosted Tours family of business. Third parties that need access to Hosted Tours customer information in order to provide operational or other support services to Hosted Tours must agree to safeguard customer information in strict compliance with Hosted Tours policy.
Hosted Tours gathers only the customer information that is needed to administer its business, provide superior service and communicate offers on lodging, activities and travel services that Hosted Tours believes will be of interest to its customers.
Hosted Tours limits access to customer information to those employees who need it to carry out their business functions. Hosted Tours educates its employees about Hosted Tours policies and practices in regard to safeguarding customer information; preventing its unauthorized access, use or disclosure; and, ensuring its proper handling.
Accuracy and Security of Customer Information:
Hosted Tours makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the customer information it maintains is accurate, timely and secure.
Hosted Tours will monitor and adopt, as appropriate, new technological developments that are designed to aid in ensuring the accuracy and security of customer information.
Hosted Tours enforces its policies in regard to gathering, access and use of personal customer information by its employees and authorized third parties.
Personally Identifiable Information:
Hosted Tours World Wide Web sites collect personally identifiable information (such as name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) from Web site visitors only when visitors voluntarily provide such information to Hosted Tours. Hosted Tours Web site visitors who do not want their personally identifiable information collected online are asked not to submit such information to Hosted Tours.
Hosted Tours Web site visitors are informed that when they provide Hosted Tours with personally identifiable information online, that information is kept within the Hosted Tours family of businesses. Visitors are further informed that, unless specifically stated otherwise, the personally identifiable information may be stored and used by Hosted Tours to better understand its customers' needs, to improve Hosted Tours products and services, and to contact customers regarding offers that may be of interest to them.
If Hosted Tours Web site visitors previously provided their e-mail addresses to Hosted Tours and would like to have their e-mail addresses removed from Hosted Tours e-mail mailing lists, Hosted Tours asks them to send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org. Hosted Tours informs such visitors that it will use reasonable efforts to delete their e-mail addresses from its existing files.
Hosted Tours has no intention of collecting personally identifiable information (name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) from children (individuals under the age of 13) online and using that information for marketing purposes. Where appropriate, Hosted Tours will specifically instruct children not to submit such information on Hosted Tours Web sites.
If a child has provided Hosted Tours with an e-mail address, Hosted Tours asks that a parent or guardian of the child contact Hosted Tours at email@example.com, if they would like the e-mail address deleted from Hosted Tours e-mail mailing lists. Hosted Tours informs customers that it will use reasonable efforts to delete such e-mail addresses from its existing files.
Personally Identifiable Information Collected Automatically:
Hosted Tours Web Sites may collect information from Web site visitors that is not personally-identifiable, including the visitor's operating system, browser, domain name, and the specific web pages on the Hosted Tours Web site that are accessed or visited. Hosted Tours only collects this information in the aggregate, and only uses it to improve Hosted Tours Web sites.
Information Placed Automatically on Visitors' Computers:
Hosted Tours informs Web site visitors that when they visit Hosted Tours Web sites, Hosted Tours may store some information on the visitor's computer in the form of a "cookie" or similar file. These files allow Hosted Tours to tailor a Website to reflect a customer's listed or historical preferences. Most Web browsers allow Web users to exercise control over such files on their computers by erasing them, blocking them, or notifying the user when such a file is stored. Hosted Tours Web site visitors are asked to refer to their browser's instructions to learn about those functions.