WE COLLECT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US
We collect Personally Identifiable Information you choose to enter on various pages of our site, or that you may choose to give us in some other way (such as by email, physical mail, social media and chat tools, or by telephone). For example, you will be asked to provide Personally Identifiable Information if you subscribe to our news and press release distribution, or if you ask to be notified of future guidebooks as they release. The Personally Identifiable Information we collect may include your first name, last name, e-mail address, telephone number, and confirmation that you are 18 years of age or older; you may choose to include more personally identifiable information when you communicate with us through assorted services. You can choose not to provide certain information, but you may not be able to take advantage of personalized services that require it.
When you visit a website, you disclose certain information, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, generalized geographical location, and the time of your visit. This site, like many other sites, records this basic information about visits to our site. In accordance with antispam legislation includingGPRS (European Union), CAN-SPAM (United States), and CASL (Canada), we likewise collect and store your IP address, generalized geographical location, and the time you subscribe to email communications.
HOW AND WHEN THE INFORMATION IS USED
The information we collect is used for administering our business activities as follows:
We do not sell your personal information or add you to unsolicited mailing lists. We do use anonymous aggregated information to assess site functionality and to ensure our online services are operating effectively and efficiently. We use contact information including name and email address to circulate news and press releases to journalists who request this information. This email service is opt in and only for use by people who subscribe. We offer some of our services in connection with our other web sites that we own.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
The privacy and protection of your information is important to us. Email information is collected by SendInBlue in their secured system, and communications using this information are circulated through their software. You can request that this information be removed using the links on the bottom of a related email communication. We regularly delete inactive accounts for our email service; this further protects your information, while ensuring that our announcements are only emailed to those who desire them.
We follow Data Protection Guidelines to protect the confidentiality of your personal information. In addition, our business practices are reviewed periodically for compliance with policies and procedures governing the security and confidentiality of our information. Our business practices limit employee access to confidential information, and limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorised persons.
WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION
Information about our users is important to us. Access to your information is never provided to third parties unless there is a legal obligation to do so. We may disclose your information in response to a court order and we may disclose your information when we believe we are required to do so by law. We may disclose your information to law enforcement authorities whenever we deem it appropriate or necessary. Please note that we may not provide you with notice prior to disclosure.
Note that you have the option to provide your personal information to third parties as part of your standard business with us. This occurs if you subscribe to an email list, use our chat communication tools, or engage on social media. For information on how these organizations use your information, refer to their respective privacy policies.
HOW YOU CAN ACCESS YOUR INFORMATION
You can request access to all your Personally Identifiable Information maintained by us by sending an e-mail using the contact form on our site. Upon request we offer you the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in your Personally Identifiable Information. Note that you will be required to prove your identity before personal information will be supplied or altered in any way.