We want you to know that when you use our GradWeekend.com Web
site, your personal information will be respected and protected. The
following are guidelines for protecting the information you provide us
during a visit to the GradWeekend.com site.
Merchant Privacy Statement:
Grad Weekend will not share your personal information with any other
companies or persons. We will only use your personal information for
the purpose of booking our trips and future Grad Weekend.
1.What information we gather and how we gather it.
-- At times, we send your Web browser a "cookie," a small data file
that's stored on your hard drive, to help us provide you with
personal information from your computer.
-- To process your Grad Weekend registration, we may ask you
common required information including name, address, email address,
school, class, date of birth, and allegies/medical conditions. To
process a Grad Weekend online purchase, we will require credit card or
checking account information. In order to access your online account,
you will be asked to select a username and password. We then ask for
additional optional information including: student status, gender,
class, and school activities/organizations.
-- When you enter a contest or other promotional feature, we may ask
for your name, address, e-mail address and other contact information.
Other times, you may enter by simply entering your username and
password. At no time will eligibility require a purchase on your part,
but you may be required to become a member of the site.
Trip Pictures Section
-- Grad Weekend offers a trip pictures section to view past
travelers' pictures. Please be respectful of others while using the
trip pictures section to upload pictures and see your friends.
Other Site Features
-- Certain other features of the Grad Weekend web site may also
require us to collect personally identifiable information such as name
and email address of both the sender and the recipient.
2. How we use and disclose your information
We do not sell your personally identifiable information to third
parties or mass marketers. For example, we will not sell another
company your name or email address. On occasions, we may ask for your
consent to share particular data with a third party. In addition,
Grad Weekend reserves the right, without disclosing your
personally identifiable information to third parties, to use the
information you provide to offer you additional Grad Weekend or
third party products and services that we think will be of interest to
you, unless you notify us that you do not wish to receive this
information from us.
We use your information to deliver
personalized services, content, discounts and advertisements to enhance
your experience with Grad Weekend. For example, you may receive an
email with a special offer or discount on upcoming Grad Weekend because
you selected "travel" as an area of interest under your personal
profile when you registered to use the site.
We do disclose
aggregated data to our advertisers and co-branded partners to generate
reports and marketing research. For example, we tell advertisers how
many people saw or clicked on an ad and additionally, how many people
saw or clicked on ads in different portions of our service. Where
available, we may offer additional information about viewer
characteristics. However this does not include personally identifiable
information about you or your online usage patterns. Our advertisers
allow us to provide our service to you. In return, they need to know
how to effectively place their ads to potential customers.
You have the option to subscribe to receive Grad Weekend email
updates when you register on the site. We will use these updates to
provide you with additional discounts, special offers, site upgrades,
new features, events, promotions, and much more. You have the option to
email us to opt out of receiving the emails at the bottom of every
email you receive.
On occasion, Grad Weekend may use
the content or statements you email us or write on post-trip surveys
for promotional purposes in email newsletters, in promotional
collateral and print material, or elsewhere. By traveling with
Grad Weekend and agreeing to the terms and conditions, you are
agreeing we may do so. You should exercise caution when deciding to
disclose your personal information in these areas if you do not want
your pictures or digital video from your Grad Weekend to be used to
promote future Grad Weekend Trips.
At GradWeekend.com and other sites in the GradWeekend.com site and to give you better, more personalized
service once you've purchased or registered. We use this information
for internal use only; we don't share it with others. When you log in,
and so that we don't have to ask you to enter your information again on
every page. Cookies are used by many of the most popular and
well-respected web sites in order to make your experience easier and
3. Opt-in/Opt-out or deactivating account
You are automatically registered for email updates when you register
for information or join a tour with GradWeekend.com. You will have
the option of opting out of future emails at the bottom of every email
that is sent out. GradWeekend.com gives users the option to remove
their information from our database completely. If you don't want to
receive any form of direct contact from GradWeekend whether it is
email, discounts, future trip flyers or promotional materials, or
any other promotional offers, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call our Customer Service Department at 877-OF-WE-GO or 954-563-7112 ext.226 to cancel your account.
4. Reviewing or changing your information/Profile Page
In order to ensure that the information we maintain is accurate,
GradWeekend gives users the option to change or modify their
information previously provided. If you would like to change your
information currently in our database, please login or contact Customer
Service at 877-OF-WE-GO or 954-563-7112 ext.226.
5. Improper Conduct
The restrictions above will not apply in the event that you engage in
certain improper conduct. Specifically, Grad Weekend shall have
the right to itself use personally identifiable information regarding
users who are suspected of having used this web site or any other site
in GradWeekend.com for any fraudulent purposes or having
otherwise violated any law rule or regulation.
6. Security -- transaction
We make a diligent effort to ensure that our secure server software
(SSL) is the industry standard and among the best software available
today for secure commerce transactions. Our SSL encrypts all of your
personal information, including credit card number, name, and address,
so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet.
7. Protection for Children
We have no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from children (i.e.,
individuals under the age of 13). Where appropriate, we take reasonable
measures to inform children not to submit such information to our site
or in response to advertisements. If a child has provided us with
individually identifiable information, that child's parent or guardian
should contact our Customer Care Department at GradWeekend.com or call if they would like this information deleted from our records.
8. Your Consent
By using GradWeekend.com or any other site that we
own or control, you consent to the collection and use of information by
GradWeekend.com in the manner explained above. If we decide to change
are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and
under what circumstances we disclose it.
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10. Contacting Us
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices
of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact us at: email@example.com or by calling Customer Service 877-OFF-WE-GO or 954-563-7112 ext.226