Summary: LocalGetaways, Inc.
(“LocalGetaways”) respects your privacy and will not share or sell
your email to anyone without your prior written approval.
It is our goal to deliver relevant information to you about local travel. This
when you visit our Web site located at http://www.localgetaways.com (Website)
and/or register for our weekly email newsletter. It also is intended to explain
the conditions under which LocalGetaways uses and discloses that information,
and your rights in relation to that information.
Accordingly, each time you use the Website you should check the date of this
since the last time you used the site.
Please read this notice carefully.
LocalGetaways does not disclose your personal information to any third party
without your express written consent, except to a third party as required to
help us distribute our email newsletter.
LocalGetaways does not collect any other personally identifying information
that you do not provide. We will never share, rent, or sell your personal information,
including your email address with any third parties for marketing purposes.
Non Personal Information
Like many website operators, LocalGetaways gathers from users of the Website
non personally identifying information of the sort that web browsers, depending
on their settings, may make available. That information could include your internet
protocol (“IP”) address, operating system and browser type, and the
locations of the Web pages that you view before arriving at, while navigating
and immediately after leaving the Website.
We may also request non-personally identifying information, such as annual
income, purchase preferences, or age, also known as demographic and profile
data, though, again it is your decision whether or not to provide it. Not providing
this or other information will not impact your enjoyment of our site. However,
should you choose to provide it, it could greatly help us improve the site and
/or tailor your experience at LocalGetaways. We do reserve the right to analyze
this data in the aggregate for usage trends and to make sure we are choosing
appropriate advertisers, partners, events, hotels, and programs.
In addition to collecting personal and non-personal information, LocalGetaways
may also collect non-personal, aggregated information about its subscribers’
use of the site. This information is not personally identifiable and will only
be used to find out how subscribers use the site. For example, this information
will tell us how much time users spend on the site, the origin of other sites’
subscribers, and where subscribers visit.
Review and Access
Upon request, you are entitled to a summary of the information we collect. You
will have an opportunity to modify this information, if needed.
You may opt out at any time. If we ever send you information that you did not
request or have decided that you no longer want to receive, we will provide
you with an email address so that you may request no further notices.
Third Party Advertising
Some of the ads appearing on this Website are delivered to you by our web advertising
partners. Information about your visit to their site, such as number of times
you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address, or other personal information),
could be used to serve ads to you.
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a user’s
computer, and that the user’s browser provides to the website each time
the user submits a query to the site. It allows us to quickly check your status
as a subscriber and facilitate access to your preferences. LocalGetaways uses
cookies to track the pages that users visit during each Website session, both
to help LocalGetaways improve users’ experiences and to help LocalGetaways
understand how the Website is being used.
Unfortunately, we do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. In
the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third party advertisers
may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser.
LocalGetaways users who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers
cookies may render certain features of the Website unavailable.
A web beacon is an object that is embedded in a web page that is usually invisible
to the user and allows website operators to check whether a user has viewed
a particular web page. LocalGetaways may use web beacons on the Website to count
users who have visited particular pages and to deliver co-branded services.
Web beacons are not used to access users’ Personally-Identifying Information;
they are a technique LocalGetaways may use to compile aggregated statistics
about Website usage. Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including
a cookie number, time, and date of a page view, and a description of the page
on which the web beacon resides.
Web beacons can be rendered ineffective by declining all cookies or modifying
your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit
you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. Third parties are not
permitted to use web beacons on the Website.
Use of Website Restricted to United
The Website is hosted on servers located in the United States of America and
is intended for use by United States residents. You may not use this service
if you are not a United States resident.
This is a general audience Website and is not intended for children under 18
years of age. LocalGetaways does not knowingly collect personal information
from children under 18.
Should a child whom we know to be under 18 years old send personal information
to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child to
inform him or her that we must have parental consent before receiving his or
her personal information.
Website Registration and Website Use
When users register with the Website, each user provides a first name, email
address, and zip code.. By providing LocalGetaways with your email address,
you agree to receive the LocalGetaways newsletter. Users also may: (a) indirectly
provide Personally-Identifying Information through their participation in interactive
programs that may be offered on the Website from time to time; or (b) directly
provide Personally-Identifying Information such as a name, address, city, state,
zip code, email address, telephone number, and credit card number when purchasing
products from the Website.
If you do not wish to disclose Personally-Identifying Information, please do
not provide it to LocalGetaways. Users of the Website are under no obligation
to provide LocalGetaways with Personally-Identifying Information of any
kind, with the caveat that a user’s refusal to do so may prevent the user
from using certain Website features.
On-line Forums and Blogs
Certain Personally-Identifying Information collected from users is disclosed
as a matter of course as a result of those users’ use of the Website.
There are risks involved in dealing with strangers, including people acting
under false pretenses. You assume all risks associated with dealing with other
users with whom you come in contact through the Website. We expect that you
will use caution and common sense when using the Website. Users assume all responsibility
for any loss of privacy or other harm resulting from voluntary disclosure of
personally identifying information.
DMCA Infringement Notifications, Notices
of Violations of Website Terms of Service, and Other Communications Directed
By submitting a Copyright Infringement Notification or other communication (including
communications about content stored on or transmitted through the Website) you
consent to have such communication forwarded to the person or entity who stored
or transmitted the content addressed by your communication, in order to facilitate
a prompt resolution. For Notices of Violations of Website Terms of Service or
other communications (but not DMCA Infringement Notifications), upon request
LocalGetaways will edit out your name and contact information. However, DMCA
Infringement Notifications (including any personally identifiable information
set forth in the Notifications) will be forwarded as submitted to LocalGetaways
without any deletions.
As described in the previous sections regarding Collection, use, and disclosure
of Personally-Identifying Information, users may, at their option,
disclose their own Personally-Identifying Information by any means they choose,
including without limitation through registering with the Website and making
contributions to blogs and forums on the Website. LocalGetaways will disclose
Personally-Identifying Information to those LocalGetaways employees, contractors,
affiliates, vendors, and suppliers who: (a) process Personally-Identifying
Information on LocalGetaways’ behalf or participate with LocalGetaways
in the provision or operation of the Website; and (b) agree not to use or disclose
Personally-Identifying Information received from LocalGetaways other than
information under the following circumstances:
* By Law or to Protect Rights – LocalGetaways discloses Personally-Identifying
Information when required to do so by law, or in response to a subpoena or court
order, or when LocalGetaways believes in its sole discretion that disclosure
is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of LocalGetaways,
other users, third parties, or the public at large.
* Marketing Communications – LocalGetaways will email users about products and
services that LocalGetaways believes may be of interest to them. If a user wishes
to opt-out of receiving marketing materials from LocalGetaways or having their
email information provided to third parties at any time after registration,
they may do so by sending LocalGetaways an email at email@example.com .
* Business Transfers; Bankruptcy – LocalGetaways reserves the right to transfer
all Personally-Identifying Information in its possession to a successor organization
in the event of a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, or other sale of all or a
portion of LocalGetaways’ assets. Other than to the extent ordered by
a bankruptcy or other court, the use and disclosure of all transferred Personally-Identifying
accept it. Personally-Identifying Information submitted or collected after a
Court Orders and Release of Non-Personally
Identifying Information and Personally-Identifying Information
LocalGetaways may disclose information collected from or about you if required
to do so by court order or subpoena or if we believe that you have abused the
service by using it to attack other systems or to gain unauthorized access to
any other system, to engage in spamming, or otherwise to violate applicable
Contests, Giveaways and Surveys
From time to time, LocalGetaways may offer Website users the opportunity to
participate in contests, giveaways, and other promotions. Any information submitted
in connection with such activities will be treated in accordance with this Privacy
Policy. From time to time, LocalGetaways may also ask Website users to participate
in surveys designed to help LocalGetaways improve the Website. Any Personally-Identifying
Information provided to LocalGetaways in connection with any survey will be
used only in relation to that survey, and will be disclosed to third parties
Email to Friends Feature and Referral
LocalGetaways offers users the ability to send friends emails about the Website
by means of the Email to Friends feature and referral program (“Referral
Program”). If users choose to use the Referral Program, be assured that
LocalGetaways only uses friends’ email addresses on a one-time only basis to
send the requested email.
Collection and Use of Information
by Third Parties Generally
respect to Personally-Identifying Information that users provide directly to
those third parties or that those third parties collect for themselves. LocalGetaways
neither owns nor controls the third-party websites accessible through the Website.
by the third parties that operate them. Before visiting a third-party, whether
by means of a link on the Website or otherwise, and before providing any Personally-Identifying
Information to any third party, users should inform themselves of the privacy
policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website,
and should take those steps necessary to, in those users’ discretion,
protect their privacy.
be reflected on this page. Unless LocalGetaways obtains your express consent,
under any earlier Privacy Policies. LocalGetaways encourages visitors to frequently
This policy is effective as of, and was last updated on, [July 6, 2008].