Backpacker Travel is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our Web site. You can access backpackertravel.org and browse our site without disclosing any of your personal data. Backpacker Travel does not collect personal information about individuals, such as names and mailing or e-mail addresses unless it is knowingly provided by the individual and he or she has agreed to the terms under which Backpacker Travel will use it, as stated below.
Disclosure of Information
Backpacker Travel will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals. We may use IP addresses to compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, traffic patterns, and administer the site. This statistical information may also be related to third parties, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information, track users movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We collect only the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services. We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations.
If you do not want to have your information used in this way, send an e-mail message containing your name and email address to [email protected]. Backpacker Travel may release account information when such release is reasonably necessary to comply with the law; enforce the terms of any of our user agreements; or protect the rights, property, and safety of Backpacker Trave, the users of its site, or others.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is important to us. For that reason, we do not collect or maintain information at our sites from those we actually know are under 18, and no part of our site is structured to attract anyone under 18.
External Web Sites
Please note that backpackertravel.org contains links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage our users to be aware that when they leave our site that you read the privacy statements of each web site that might collect personally identifying information.
Backpacker Travel has financial relationships with a number of companies mentioned on this website and may be compensated if you book via the links on this website. For more information, please read our full disclosure statement.
You may choose to provide other information directly to us. For example, we may collect information when you fill out a form, participate in contests, sweepstakes or promotions, apply for a job, communicate with us via third-party sites and services, request customer support or otherwise communicate with us.
Information Collected from Cookies
We may receive information from cookies, which are pieces of data your browser stores and sends back to us when making requests. We use this information to improve your experience, understand user activity, and improve the quality of our Services. For example, we store and retrieve information about your preferred language and other settings.
Right to Access and Data Portability
Backpacker Travel complies with the right to access giving complete transparency of the data we have processed or stored. If you wish to obtain a copy of your personal data please email [email protected].
Right to be Forgotten
The right to be forgotten gives users an option to erase personal data, and stop further collection and processing of the data. If you wish to remove your personal data from backpackertravel.org please email [email protected].
Ads and Analytics Partners
We may partner with third-party advertisers, ad networks, and analytics providers to deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests and to better understand your use of the Services. These third parties may collect information sent by your computer, browser, or mobile device in response to a request for content, such as unique identifiers, your IP address, or other information about your computer or device. For example:
We use analytics partners (such as Google Analytics) to help analyze usage and traffic for our Services. As an example, we may use analytics partners to analyze and measure, in the aggregate, the number of unique visitors to our Services.
We may change this policy from time to time. If we do, we will let you know by revising the date at the bottom of the policy. If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will provide you with additional notice. We encourage you to review the policy whenever you access or use our services or otherwise interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy. If you continue to use our services after policy changes go into effect, you consent to the revised policy.
Effective: April 16, 2018