This site is owned and operated by Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. Due to the sensitive nature of the information we sometimes gather from our customers, we believe it’s our responsibility to inform you of our policies, terms and conditions.
INFORMATION CAPTURED AND TRACKED BY DESTINATIONS UNLIMITED
Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited gathers two types of information about users:
- Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions*. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters and/or specials, to participate in our online services, to request information from our agency, and from participation in polls and surveys.
- Information Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information is for analytical purposes and is used to identify the demographics and usage of our customers. Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited does not sell or release your information to any third-party provider. While we do track the analytics of our site such as browser used, device utilized to access our site, etc., we do not associate that data with any information about actual, individual users.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Consistent with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), Destinations Unlimited, inc. will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.
* Optional Voluntary Information
Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited provides potential and existing customers the ability to submit a request to receive the following free services:
- Electronic Communications for Leisure, Corporate and Group Clients
We offer a free electronic newsletter to users and in order to distribute these publications, Destinations Unlimited captures the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter that points users to the subscription management page. Users can also subscribe to the newsletters at the time of registration.
Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited may occasionally conduct user polls that enable us to customize our content and offerings to better serve our customers. Destinations Unlimited will never provide any survey information regarding specific individuals to a third-party.
Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited is fully PCI compliant and is audited quarterly to ensure that status remains in place. We also operate secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems.
The United States Department of Commerce and the European Commission have agreed on a set of data protection principles and frequently asked questions to enable U.S. companies to satisfy the requirement under European Union law that adequate protection be given to personal information transferred from the EEA to the United States (the “U.S.-EU Safe Harbor”). The EEA also has recognized the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor as providing adequate data protection (OJ L 45, 15.2.2001, p.47). Consistent with its commitment to protect personal privacy Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited adheres to the principles set forth in the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor.
For purposes of this Policy, the following definitions shall apply:
“Agent” means any third party that collects or uses personal information under the instructions of, and solely for, Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited or to which Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited discloses personal information for use on Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited’s behalf.
“Personal information” means any information or set of information that identifies or could be used by or on behalf of Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited to identify an individual. Personal information does not include information that is encoded or anonymized, or publicly available information that has not been combined with non-public personal information.
“Sensitive personal information” means personal information that reveals race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, views or activities, that concerns health or sex life, information about social security benefits, or information on criminal or administrative proceedings and sanctions other than in the context of pending proceedings. In addition, Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited will treat as sensitive personal information any information received from a third party where that third party treats and identifies the information as sensitive.
The privacy principles in this Policy have been developed based on the Safe Harbor Principles.
Where Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited collects personal information directly from individuals in the EEA, it will inform them about the purposes for which it collects and uses personal information about them, the types of non–agent third parties to which Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited discloses that information, the choices and means, if any, Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited offers individuals for limiting the use and disclosure of personal information about them, and how to contact Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited. Notice will be provided in clear and conspicuous language when individuals are first asked to provide personal information to Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited, or as soon as practicable thereafter, and in any event before Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited uses or discloses the information for a purpose other than that for which it was originally collected.
Where Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited receives personal information from its subsidiaries, affiliates or other entities in the EEA, it will use and disclose such information in accordance with the notices provided by such entities and the choices made by the individuals to whom such personal information relates.
Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited will offer individuals the opportunity to choose (opt-out) whether their personal information is (a) to be disclosed to a non-agent third party, or (b) to be used for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual.
For sensitive personal information, Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited will give individuals the opportunity to affirmatively and explicitly (opt-in) consent to the disclosure of the information to a non-agent third party or the use of the information for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual.
Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited will provide individuals with reasonable mechanisms to exercise their choices.
Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited will use personal information only in ways that are compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited, will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is relevant to its intended use, accurate, complete, and current.
TRANSFERS TO AGENTS:
Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited will obtain assurances from its agents that they will safeguard personal information consistently with this Policy. Examples of appropriate assurances that may be provided by agents include: a contract obligating the agent to provide at least the same level of protection as is required by the relevant Safe Harbor Principles, being subject to EU Directive 95/46/EC (the EU Data Protection Directive), Safe Harbor certification by the agent, or being subject to another European Commission adequacy finding (e.g., companies located in Canada). Where Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited has knowledge that an agent is using or disclosing personal information in a manner contrary to this Policy, Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited will take reasonable steps to prevent or stop the use or disclosure.
ACCESS AND CORRECTION:
Upon request, Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited will grant individuals reasonable access to personal information that it holds about them. In addition, Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited will take reasonable steps to permit individuals to correct, amend, or delete information that is demonstrated to be inaccurate or incomplete.
Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited will take reasonable precautions to protect personal information in its possession from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited will conduct compliance audits of its relevant privacy practices to verify adherence to this Policy. Any employee that Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited determines is in violation of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited participates in the EU Safe Harbor Privacy Framework as set forth by the United States Department of Commerce. As part of our participation in safe harbor, we have agreed to the TRUSTe Dispute Resolution Requirements for disputes relating to our compliance with the Safe Harbor Privacy Framework. If you have complaints regarding our compliance with the Safe Harbor you should first contact the Travel and Transport Legal Counsel at the address given below. If contacting us does not resolve your complaint, you may raise your complaint by contacting TRUSTe here , by fax at 415-520-3420, or mail at Watchdog Complaints, TRUSTe, 55 2nd Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA, USA 94105. If you are faxing or mailing TRUSTe to lodge a complaint, you must include the following information: the name of company, the alleged privacy violation, your contact information, and whether you would like the particulars of your complaints shared with the company. For information about TRUSTe or the operation of TRUSTe’s dispute resolution process, please visit TRUSTe or request this information from TRUSTe at any of the addresses listed above. The TRUSTe dispute resolution process shall be conducted in English.
LIMITATION ON APPLICATION OF PRINCIPLES
Adherence by Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited to these Safe Harbor Principles may be limited (a) to the extent required to respond to a legal or ethical obligation; (b) to the extent necessary to meet national security, public interest or law enforcement obligations; and (c) to the extent expressly permitted by an applicable law, rule or regulation.
Questions or comments regarding this Policy should be submitted to Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited by mail to:
Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited
419 First Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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