Personal Information (that is information which identifies you specifically) is collected with your expressed knowledge and consent. We only collect Personal Information that you provide to us voluntarily through completing forms and/or if you decide to order from our websites in future. When ordering or filling out a form on our sites, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address, shipping address, phone number or credit card information when you complete our Contact Us form (or an Order/Shipping Form if you decide to make a purchase from our Shop in future) or from one of our Advertisers in which case, they will have direct access to your information.
“Non-Personal Information” is information about you or your activities which prevent you from being personally identified. For example, when you use the Internet, your web browser or software may transmit certain information to the servers that host the web sites you visit. Such information may include, for example, the unique number assigned to your server or Internet connection (i.e. your IP address), your general geographic location, and your interactions with the Go Sites, including what pages you look at and what information you download.
Cookies And Information collected by Advertising Companies
When you visit our Trippintobrazil website, we use “cookies” and similar technologies to help us recognize and serve you better. Cookies are small files that contain information sent by a website that is saved on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies enable us to gather data such as web pages visited, links clicked, and material downloads. Cookies also are used to put a unique identifier on your computer. This helps us to generate statistics regarding usage of our site, such as the percentage of repeat visitors. This information can also help us offer better site experiences and tools.
There are different types of cookies including “browser” cookies (also known as html cookies) and Flash cookies (also known as Local Shared Objects). You can configure your browser to reject browser cookies or to notify you when browser cookies are offered so that you can accept or reject such cookies. However, if you reject browser cookies, you may not be able to conduct some transactions or use some services on the Trippintobrazil site. However, blocking or deleting browser cookies may not block or delete other types of cookies including Flash cookies.
If you would like more information about behavioral advertising, including how you may prevent usage of information collected by members of the Network Advertising Initiative or any others that may collect non-personal Information at our Trippintobrazil site, go to http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.
How We Use Information We Collect
We use personal information you provide only to accomplish the purposes for which you provided that information. Your information is used to:
- Inform you of what to do and what not to do when travelling to Brazil – We provide your contact information to our affiliates who give you access to supplies that you may need when travelling there.
- To process orders – When you order consumer goods, for example books, luggage, clothing etc., we use your information only to charge your credit card, ship the ordered items, and email order updates.
- Respond to your suggestions and comments – Using the Contact Us and Comment form, we take your feedback into consideration to improve our site, and we may respond via email.
We will not sell, exchange, transfer, or give your public or private information to any other company for any reason other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested. After a transaction, your credit card information will not be stored by us. We use non-personal information we collect only on an aggregate basis and for statistical and demographic purposes only.
Uses by Third-parties
We do not have access to or control over cookies or other technologies third parties may use to collect information about your interests. Where any part of the Trippintobrazil site links to an external website, these third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies which do not operate under the policy explained here. We suggest you review the privacy statements posted on those other web sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.
How we protect your information
While we want you to feel confident using our site, it is impossible for any website to make absolute guarantees of security. However, we proactively implement a variety of security measures when you place an order, enter, or submit your personal information.
We use secure servers, and all supplied sensitive/credit information is protected by appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures. We use encryption if/when transmitting your personal information, and we employ firewalls and other technologies to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your information.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
Visiting our web site from outside the United States
If you are visiting our Web site from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers are located and our database is operated. Data protection and other laws of the United States and other countries may not be as extensive as those in your country, but please be assured that we make every effort pursuant to laws in the United States to ensure that your privacy is protected. By using our services, you understand that your information may be used by the Go Travel Sites and third parties with whom we share it as described in this policy.