In General. We receive and store all information you enter on our website. This includes information that can identify you ("personal information"), or any of the following: customer first and last name; telephone number; postal and email addresses; and billing information (such as credit card number, cardholder name, and expiration date). We may also request information about your various preferences. You can choose not to provide information to us, but in general some information about you is required in order for you to register as a member; book travel; complete a traveler profile; participate in a survey, contest, or sweepstakes; ask us a question; or initiate other transactions on our site.
Information from Other Sources. We may also periodically obtain both personal and non-personal information about you from affiliated entities, business partners and other independent third-party sources and add it to our account information. Examples of information we may receive include: delivery and address information; purchase history; and demographic information. The information may include your name; email address; and any other information that you authorize us to receive.
Automatic Information. We automatically collect some information about your computer when you visit this website. For example, we will collect your IP address; Web browser software (such as Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer); and referring website. We may also collect information about your online activity, such as trips viewed and bookings made. Our goals in collecting this automatic information include helping customize your user experience and inhibiting fraud.
Business partners. In some cases, we work with business partners with whom we may jointly offer products or services, or whose products or services may be offered on our website. You can tell when a third party is involved in a product or service you have requested because their name will appear, either alone or with ours. If you choose to access these services, we may share information about you, including your personal information, with those partners. Please note that, although we have endeavored to ensure our third-party business partners adhere to the highest standards in privacy practices, we do not control those privacy practices.
Legal Requirements. We also may share your information in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us. We also may share your information when we believe it is appropriate to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of our company or this website, our customers, or others; and in connection with our Terms of Service and other agreements.
Advertisers. We also may share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of visitors our website receives or the most popular hotels and vacation destinations. This information does not contain any personal information and is used to develop content and services we hope you will find of interest.
Information Access. Some Members may access and update their contact information by visiting this website′s Member Profile page. Other Members may do so on the website through which they accessed this website. Likewise, some Members can close their account by contacting us at the email address listed below; other Members must do so on the website through which they accessed this website. Please note that after you close an account, you will not be able to sign in or access any of your personal information on this website. However, some Members can open a new account at any time. Please also note that we may retain certain information associated with your account, including for analytical purposes as well as for record keeping integrity.
Communications. Please note that we reserve the right to send you communications, including service announcements, administrative messages, and surveys relating either to your account or to your transactions on this site, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them. You may have the opportunity on our website to provide a mobile number in order to receive day-of-travel flight alerts and other time-sensitive information. You may discontinue these alerts at any time.
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