We collect two basic types of information: personal information and anonymous information. We define “personal information” as information that is unique to an individual. Personal information might include: names, ages, contact information, payment information, school affiliation and travel schedule and preferences. Anonymous information is information that is not unique to you, such as technical information about your computer or statistical information about groups of our users.
We collect both personal information and anonymous information through the Website. We sometimes collect personal information and anonymous information by asking you to enter it into forms on our Website. For example, if you make a request for more information about one of our trips, we request your name, e-mail, phone number, the name of your school and other details. We also collect anonymous information automatically as you use the Website—see the section below titled Cookies and Analytics
We will not share your personal information with third-parties unless:
With your permission, we may from time to time contact you with information on offers of goods and services, brochures, new products and forthcoming events. You can sign up for these communications when you register to use the Website or complete a transaction on the Website. This option will be checked by default. You may opt-out of receiving marketing communications at any time by following the instructions in our marketing e-mails. Please allow us a reasonable time to process unsubscribe requests.
We also collect anonymous information about your computer or mobile device when you use our Website such its IP address, operating system and browser type. If you follow a link to our Website or use a search engine to access our Website, we may collect the address of the page or the search engine query that referred you to our Website. We use this information to help us operate and improve the Website and to understand how visitors find our Website. [For example, if we determine that you are on a mobile device, we may refer you to the mobile version of our Website.]
We also use your IP address to determine the general physical location of your computer or mobile device and the name of your internet service provider.
For your convenience, we may provide links to other websites and web pages that we do not control. We cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of any websites or pages not under our control and we do not endorse any of these websites or pages, the services or products described or offered on such sites or pages, or any of the content contained on those sites or pages.
Some pages on the Website contain social features let you publicly post photos or messages. The information you post can be collected and used by people you do not know. We may also use information you post on these social areas of our Website for promotional purposes. We urge you to carefully consider what you post in social areas.
We provide a custom portal for travelers and trip organizers. Trip organizers can access your contact information and your account status. You can also access your personal profile. Trip sponsors and other travelers on your trip can view and post photos, blog entries. Information you post on our portal may be visible to other members of your trip. We urge you to carefully consider what you post.
We are committed to preserving online privacy for all of the visitors to our Website, including children. Our website is not designed for children and we do not knowingly collect information about children under the age of 13 without the consent of their parent or guardian.
We have taken reasonable steps and have in place appropriate security measures to protect your personal information, including keeping your financial information private and safe. You acknowledge, however, that no transmission of data over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, despite our efforts. We cannot guarantee that such information will not be intercepted by third-parties.
Under California Law, California residents have the right to request certain information from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship. This information includes:
To request the above information, please e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
You may also write to us at : 8 Essex Center Drive, Peabody, MA 01960
Please reference “California disclosure information” in your message or letter. We will respond to requests for California disclosure information within 30 days following receipt at the e-mail or mailing address stated above. If we receive your request at a different e-mail or mailing address, we will respond within a reasonable period of time not to exceed 150 days. Please note that we are only required to respond to each customer once per calendar year.
8 Essex Center Drive
Peabody, MA 01960