Personal Information Provided by You through the Web Site
On our site, you can voluntarily fill out Request More Information, Customer Review, Make a Payment, or a contact by email. We maintain the confidentiality, security, and integrity of personal information that we obtain from our users. We limit the personally identifiable information we collect to only that which is required to participate on a Scholastica Travel tour. This includes your name, address, email address, date of birth, school or group, and phone number. When you participate in an online contest or survey, Scholastica Travel may ask for personal information such as your name, address, email address, date of birth, school or group. Participation in these contests and surveys are voluntary.
We passively collect site traffic data from cookie usage on our site. We also use information about IP addresses, types of Web browsers, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), referring and exit pages, operating systems, date/time stamps, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information. We also keep track of search terms, so we know what visitors to our site are looking for. This information is for aggregate use only and is not linked to personally identifiable information. We collect this information so that we may develop the site to better meet the needs of our online users.
Links to Third-Party Websites
Scholasticatravel.com contains links to other websites. Submitting personally identifiable information is subject to that site’s privacy policies, Scholastica Travel assumes no responsibility. This applies to any external links from our site. We encourage users to check the privacy policies of any sites that collect personally identifiable information.
Use of “Cookies”
“Cookies” are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. We use both session and persistent cookies. Cookies by themselves, do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user’s computer. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that. Currently, we do not tie cookie usage to personally identifiable information.
How We Use the Information We Collect
• We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order, and only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete your reservation.
• Personal information collected by scholasticatravel.com is stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public.
• Providing personally identifiable information through email exchanges is subject to less security and is never fully secure or error free. We will monitor these sessions to protect your privacy to the best of our abilities, but always be aware that when you are in a public forum, you control the information you disclose. Always be careful when sharing your personal information via email.
• We use return email addresses only to answer the email we receive. We do not use these email addresses for any other purpose and they are not shared with outside parties.
• When you participate in an online contest or survey, Scholastica Travel may ask for personal information such as your name and email. Participation in these contests and surveys are voluntary. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete your online contest or survey.
• We never use or share the personally identifying information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without first contacting you for consent and providing you an opportunity to prohibit such unrelated uses.
Contacting Scholastica Travel Inc.
Should you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policies, please contact us.