Use of Internet Protocol ("IP") Addresses. An IP address is a unique number that is automatically assigned to Your computer whenever you're surfing the Internet so that Your computer can be identified by the main computers, known as "Web servers," that "serve up" Web pages. This allows Us to identify and gather general information and data about You, such as the Web pages You view.
By showing how and when Users use a site, cookies help Us see which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the site are based on such data as total number of visitors and pages viewed. This information is most easily tracked with cookies. We use the information from cookies to provide services better tailored to Our Users' needs.
You may occasionally get cookies from Our advertisers. Assured Travel does not control these cookies and these cookies may not follow the rules we have set for our own cookies. The use of advertising cookies sent by third-party servers is standard in the Internet industry.
As a general rule, Assured Travel does not, and will not, do the following with Your Personal Information: (1) sell or rent Your Personal Information; (2) use the Personal Information We collect and store to make decisions about granting or extending consumer credit unless You submit a separate credit application and authorize Us to use or disclose this information; or (3) act as a consumer reporting agency, or furnish information about any User's credit worthiness, creditstanding, credit capacity, character, general reputation, personal characteristics or mode of living to any consumer reporting agency.
Usually, Assured Travel business partners use Your information to operate the Web Sites and to deliver services. Assured Travel also uses Your information to inform You about other products and/or services available from Assured Travel.
As a general rule, We will not disclose Your Personal Information that you submit to Us in a manner that connects You with the Personal Information, except when We have Your permission or under special circumstances, such as when We believe in good faith that the law requires it or under the circumstances described below. The following describes some of the ways that Your Personal Information may be disclosed.
Business Partners & Sponsors: Assured Travel provides Personal Information to resort operators in order to facilitate a booking that You have requested or to generate leads to timeshare developers in connection with their offers to sell timeshares to You. Otherwise Assured Travel does not routinely disclose Personal Information, except where it is necessary to provide you with a service that You have requested such as (1) to make bookings for your travel with airlines or (2) to respond to Your inquiry for further information about mini-vacations at resorts (which are offered by timeshare developers), where a tour of the resorts is either required or requested of You by the timeshare developers. Assured Travel may also disclose some or all of Your Personal Information to business partners or sponsors. Many promotions offer opportunities to request additional information from sponsors. By requesting such information, You give Assured Travel permission to transfer Your Personal Information to the sponsor so they can fulfill Your request.
Third Party & Aggregate Data: From time to time, You may be offered the opportunity to receive materials or special offers from third parties. If You opt to receive information from these third parties, Assured Travel will share Your name, e-mail address and other Personal Information with such third parties. Under confidentiality agreements with third party service providers, Assured Travel may match Personal Information with third party data. Also, Assured Travel may keep track of what portions of the Web site users are visiting and other user statistics, and aggregate this information to help Us create a better experience for users of Our Web site. This is done in order to describe Our viewers and services to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes.
In case You change Your mind about Personal Information that you have provided to us, or some Personal Information is out of date, is inaccurate, or otherwise changes (such as Your postal code or e-mail address), We will try to provide a way to correct, update, or remove such Personal Information that You give Us, as further described below. We also give You the opportunity to control the communications We direct to You by offering Users the opportunity to "opt out" of receiving communications from Assured Travel and/or having Personal Information shared with parties outside Assured Travel. If a User wishes to update, correct or otherwise change Personal Information or objects to any usage provided herein for any reason, he/she may change their information under My Account, edit account info.
Please keep in mind that whenever You give out information online (for example, via message boards or chat) that information can be collected and used by people You don't know. While Assured Travel strives to protect their Users' Personal Information and privacy, We cannot guarantee the security of any information You disclose online, and You disclose such information at Your own risk.
The security of all information associated with Our Users is an important concern to Us. Unfortunately, given that we do not control transmissions or traffic over the Internet or through third party communication service providers, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of such transmission or your Personal Information. Your use of the Internet and our Web Site, including your transmission of Information to us, is at Your own risk. Notwithstanding, once We receive Your transmission, Assured Travel uses industry standard efforts designed to safeguard Your Personal Information, such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers. However, "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet.
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