What Information About You Is Collected and Stored?
We collect two basic types of information from you in conjunction with your use of the Service, information you give us and information we collect from you automatically.
Information You Give to Us
We do not require you to provide any information directly in order to access our Services. However, you may be asked to provide details such as name, email address, and physical address when you undertake the following actions:
Information We Collect from You Automatically
When you interact with the Services, we may collect certain information about your use of the Services. Generally, we automatically collect and store the following categories of information:
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you prefer, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you delete your cookies or if you set your web browser to decline cookies, some features of the Sites may not work or may not work as designed. For more information on cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information provided by the Interactive Advertising Bureau at www.allaboutcookies.org.
You can learn more about ad serving companies and the options available to limit their collection and use of your information by visiting the websites for the Network Advertising Initiative, the Digital Advertising Alliance, and the European Interactive Digital Advertising Initiative. Similarly, you can learn about your options to opt-out of mobile app tracking by certain advertising networks through your device settings and by resetting the advertiser ID on your Apple or Android device.
When you interact with us through a social media platform, such as by clicking on a social media icon (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, LinkedIn, YouTube, or Pinterest) linked from the Services, we may collect the information that you make available to us on that page, including your account ID or “handle” and other information about your posts. We will only collect and store such information that we are permitted to collect by the terms of service and privacy policies of these social media platforms.
Combination of Information Collected from One or More Other Services
We may use your information that we collect from one Service in combination with your information collected from one or more other Services or in reports and analysis, all of which are owned and operated by ShermansTravel, and we may combine personal information gathered from your use of the Services into a single customer record or analysis or report. We also use and/or combine information that we collect off-line or we collect or receive from third party sources to enhance, expand, and check the accuracy of your customer records.
How Do We Use Your Information?
We use your information to help us personalize and continually improve your experience on the Service and in the following ways:
To Whom Do We Provide Your Information?
Business Partners and Third Parties
We have third party agents, subsidiaries, affiliates and partners that perform functions on our behalf, such as hosting, billing, marketing communications, storage, bandwidth, content management, analytics, customer service, fraud protection, etc. These entities have access to your personal information that they need to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information. They are restricted from using, selling, disclosing, distributing or altering your personal information in any way other than to provide the requested services to the Service.
We may also use or disclose your information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or the Service; (b) protect and defend our rights or property, the Service or our users, and (c) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, agents, or the users of the Service or the public. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.
What Steps Are Taken To Keep Information Secure?
Information collected by our Services are stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public. Although we try our best to safeguard your information once we receive it, no transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
How Long Do We Keep Your Information?
Following termination or deactivation of your account, ShermansTravel, its clients, affiliates, or its service providers may retain information (including your profile information) and user content for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, and/or audit purposes. If you have any questions about termination or deactivation of your account, please contact us directly at email@example.com.
What Happens When I Link To or From Another Website?
For Users in the EEA and Switzerland
If you are a resident of the EEA or Switzerland, the following information applies.
Purposes of processing and legal basis for processing information: As explained above, we process information in various ways depending upon your use of our Services. We process information on the following legal bases: (1) with your consent; (2) as necessary to perform our agreements; and (3) as necessary for our legitimate interests in providing services where those interests do not override your fundamental rights and freedom related to data privacy.
Individual Rights: If you are a resident of the EEA or Switzerland, you are entitled to the following rights. Please note: In order to verify your identity, we may require you to provide us with Personal Information prior to accessing any records containing your information.
Changes to This Policy
ShermansTravel E-mail and Text Communications
E-mail communications and text messages sent from us or through us are designed to make your ShermansTravel experience more efficient. By providing us with your email address or phone number, you specifically agree to accept and consent to receiving e-mail communications and text messages initiated from us or through us. Standard text messaging charges applied by your cell phone carrier will apply to text messages we send. If you do not wish to receive any of our e-mail communications or text messages, please opt out by following the “unsubscribe’ link in the footer of any of our emails, and choosing the appropriate options or send us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your California Privacy Disclosures
CCPA grants certain rights and choices to California consumers regarding their personal information. These include the following:
To exercise your rights to personal information access, portability, and/or deletion described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to email@example.com.
If you are an authorized agent wishing to exercise rights on behalf of a California consumer, please submit a verifiable consumer request to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a copy of the consumer’s written authorization designating you as their agent.
The verifiable consumer request must:
Only you, or a person registered with the California Secretary of State that you authorize to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of your minor child. You may only make a verifiable consumer request for access or portability twice within a 12-month period.
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you.