OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY
GlobalBackpacking.com is committed to protecting the privacy of our users. We would like to share our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. This notice is available at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested. This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the GlobalBackpacking.com website.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
On our site, you can reserve and pay for your vacation with a credit card or through direct debit from a checking account. GlobalBackpacking.com maintains the confidentiality, security and integrity of personal information that we obtain from our users. The personal information collected includes your name, address, email address, phone number, credit/debit card information and checking account information.
When you request a newsletter subscription we ask for your name, email address, and city. To send a digital postcard or tell a friend about a particular tour, we ask for the recipient’s name and email address.
If you need to change any information you have given GlobalBackpacking.com, you can do so by contacting us online at Support@GlobalBackpacking.com.
THE WAY WE USE INFORMATION
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We are required to collect this information in order to complete your travel documents. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete your reservation.
Personal information collected by GlobalBackpacking.com is stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public. You should always be careful when distributing your personal information in this manner.
We use the information you provide about someone else only to confirm message delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to confirm that message. Information you provide to us to create a message is only used for that purpose, and it is only disclosed to the recipient.
We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
You can request our catalog, as well as updates about our products and services. Information you submit via our website will not be used for these purposes unless you request them.
GlobalBackpacking.com may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifying information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY
We exercise great care in providing secure transmission of our users’ financial information from their computers to our servers by using encryption technology.
Who is collecting your information
When you request information on GlobalBackpacking.com and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with Global Backpacking alone.
Please be aware that Global Backpacking advertisers or websites to which our site has links may collect personally identifiable information about you. The information practices of those websites linked to Global Backpacking are not covered by this privacy statement.
Use of “cookies”
Collection, use and distribution of your information
Global Backpacking does not sell or rent user information to anyone. If you opt in for the service, Global Backpacking may send you emails about products and services that we feel will be of interest to you. You may opt out of these mailings at any time by emailing support@GlobalBackpacking.com with “Unsubscribe” in the Subject field.
You can also update or correct factual information about your account by contacting us by email at support@GlobalBackpacking.com.