Bucket List Travel Company (BLTC)

 

Privacy Policy

BLTC knows that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy. By visiting or using the BLTC website, BLTC’s services and applications, and any other linked pages, features, or content offered from time to time by BLTC in connection therewith (collectively, the "Service"), you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy. 

 

Information You Provide

We receive and store all information you enter on our Website. This includes information that can identify you, including your first and last name, telephone number, postal and e-mail addresses, user name and password ("personal information"). We may also request information about your travel plans and travel preferences. You can choose not to provide information to us, but some information about you is required in order for you to enjoy the benefits of being a registered member. 

 

Information from Other Sources

We also may 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 other information about you. For example, if you access third party services, such as social media services, through our Website or before coming to our Website, we may collect information such as your user name, password, and other information made available to us through those services in order to improve and personalize your use of our Website. Additionally, if you visit BLTC by “clicking-through” from a site operated by one of our business partners, and you have registered with that partner, then information about you that you have provided to that partner may be shared with us, such as contact information and demographic information.  

 

Automatically Collected Information

We automatically collect some information about your computer when you visit BLTC, such as session data, including your IP address, Web browser software, and referring Website. We also may collect information about your online activity, such as content viewed and pages visited.  We do this in order to help us understand the interests of our users and customize your user experience.

 

Cookies and Other Web Technologies

BLTC and its affiliated websites use cookies for the following general purposes: 

•To help measure the effectiveness of website features and offerings, advertisements, and e-mail communications. 

•To help us recognize your browser as a previous visitor and remember any preferences that may have been set while your browser was visiting our site. For example, if you register on our site, we may use cookies to remember your registration information, so you do not need to log into our site each time you visit. We also may record your password in a cookie, if you checked the box entitled "Save this password for automatic sign-in." Please note that member IDs, passwords, and any other account-related data included in such cookies are encrypted for security purposes. 

•To help us customize the content, website experience, and advertisements provided to you on our websites and on other websites across the Internet. When you access a web page, a cookie is automatically set by us, our service providers, or our partners to recognize your browser as you navigate on the Internet and to present you with information and advertising based on your apparent interests.  

Please note that if you refuse to accept cookies, you may not be able to access many of the travel tools offered on our Website. 

Our sites also may use Web beacons (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags or Web bugs), which are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, that are placed in the code of a Web page. We use Web beacons to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one page within our sites to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you have come to our site from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party Website, and to improve site performance. We also may allow our service providers to use Web beacons to help us understand which emails have been opened by recipients and to track the visitor traffic and actions on our site. This helps us measure the effectiveness of our content and other offerings. 

 

How We Use Your Information

BLTC uses the information we collect about you for a variety of purposes: for registration and to manage your account; to communicate with you in general; to enable us to publish your reviews, and other content to the BLTC community; to respond to your questions and comments; to measure interest in and improve our products, services, and Website; to notify you about special offers and products or services available from us or our partners that may be of interest to you; to otherwise customize your experience with BLTC; to solicit information from you, including through surveys; to resolve disputes or troubleshoot problems; to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities; to enforce our Terms of Use; and as otherwise described to you at the point of collection. 

 

With Whom We Share Your information

BLTC may share your information with the following entities: 

• Social Media Services. You can choose to access certain third party social media Websites and services through our Website (such as Facebook). When you do so, you are sharing information with those sites, and the information you share will be governed by their privacy policies. You may also be able to modify your privacy settings with these third party social media web sites. 

• Third-party vendors who provide services or functions on our behalf, including business analytics, customer service, marketing, distribution of surveys or sweepstakes programs, and fraud prevention. We may also authorize third-party vendors to collect information on our behalf, including as necessary to operate features of our website or to facilitate the delivery of online advertising tailored to your interests. Third-party vendors have access to and may collect information only as needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose. 

• Business partners with whom we may offer products or services in conjunction. You can tell when a third party is involved in a product or service you have requested because their name will appear either with ours or separately. If you choose to access these optional services, we may share information about you, including your personal information, with those partners. Please note that we do not control the privacy practices of these third-party business partners. 

• Referring Websites. If you were referred to BLTC from another Website, we may share your registration information, such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number and travel preferences, about you with that referring Website. We have not placed limitations on the referring Websites’ use of personal information and we encourage you to review the privacy policies of any Website that referred you to BLTC. 

• Companies within our corporate family. We may share your personal information within the BLTC corporate family, as well as with our parent companies and domestic and international corporate affiliate companies and websites. This sharing enables us to provide you with information about products and services, both travel-related and other, which might interest you. To the extent that our parent company and corporate affiliates have access to your information, they will follow practices that are at least as restrictive as the practices described in this Privacy Policy. They also will comply with applicable laws governing the transmission of promotional communications and, at a minimum, give you an opportunity in any commercial e-mail they send to choose not to receive such e-mail messages in the future. 

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. 

• When we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of BLTC, our customers, or others; and in connection with our Terms of Service and other agreements. 

• In connection with a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy. 

If you choose to create a profile on BLTC, certain information in your profile will be publicly viewable and identifiable via your screen name. You will have the ability to view your profile as members of the public will see it.  Other than as set out above, you will be notified when personal information about you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to have us share such information. 

We also may share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. We may tell our advertisers the number of visitors our Website receives or the most popular travel experiences. This information does not contain any personal information and is used to develop content and services we hope you will find of interest. 

 

How You Can Access Your Information

We take reasonable steps to ensure that your information is relevant to its intended use, accurate, and complete. You can access and update your contact information by visiting the Member Profile page on the BLTC Website. You can close your BLTC account by contacting us at the e-mail address listed below. We will send you an e-mail to confirm your request. Please also note that we may retain certain information associated with your account in our archives, including for analytical purposes as well as for recordkeeping integrity. 

 

How We Protect Your Information

We want you to feel confident about using BLTC, and we are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no Website can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide to us. Only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information, and they only may do so for permitted business functions. In addition, we use encryption when transmitting your personal information between your system and ours, and we employ firewalls and intrusion detection systems to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your information. 

 

Children's Privacy.

BLTC is a general audience site and does not offer services directed to children. Should we find out that a child under age 13 sent personal information to us, we will delete or destroy such information as soon as reasonably possible. 

 

External Links

If any part of the BLTC Website links you to other Websites, those external Websites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you examine the privacy statements posted on those other Websites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information. 

 

Visiting Our Websites From Outside INDIA

If you are visiting our Website from outside INDIA, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in India, where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection laws of India and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country, but please be assured that BLTC does take steps pursuant to laws in INDIA to ensure that your privacy is protected. 

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

BLTC may update this Privacy Policy in the future. We will notify our members about material changes to this Privacy Policy by either sending a notice to the e-mail address you provided to us or by placing a prominent notice on our Website. In the event we make a material change to this Privacy Policy that impacts the way in which we use your personal information, we will seek your permission prior to any such additional or different use. 

 

Contact Us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us through the contact page.