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Vacation Finder Privacy Policy

Thank you for using VacationFinder.com. Here is how we collect, use and handle your information when you use our websites, software and services (“Services”).

Thank you for using VacationFinder.com.  Here is how we collect, use and handle your information when you use our websites, software and services (“Services”).

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or Contact Property Owners or Rental Companies, Write a Review and List a property.

Any data we request that is not required will be specified as voluntary or optional.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or Copy of Your Current Rental Contract.  You may, however, visit our site anonymously. 

In what ways do we use your information?

We collect and use information to provide, improve and protect our Services in the following ways: 

  • To verify your eligibility for our Services.

  • To personalize your experience.
    - Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.

  • To improve our website.
    - We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

  • To improve customer service.

  • Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.

  • We collect information from and about the devices you use to access our Services. This includes things like IP addresses, the type of browser and devices used, and identifiers associated with your devices. Your devices (depending on their settings) may also transmit location information to the Services. 

  • To process transactions.

  • Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested by the customer.  

  • To send periodic emails.

  • The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order or request, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, promotions, related product or service information, etc. 

    Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.

  • Vacation Finder or its affiliates may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, Travel Related Advertisements or changes to this privacy policy.

How do we protect your information? 

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit a request, place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

These security measures include: password protected directories and databases to safeguard your information or SSL (Secure Sockets Layered) technology to ensure that your information is fully encrypted and sent across the Internet securely.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. 

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be permanently stored on our servers.  However, we will retain the information you provide for as long as we need it to provide you our Services. If you delete your account, we will also delete this information, but (1) there may be a modest delay to delete your information from our servers and back-up storage; and (2) we may retain your information if necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements.

Do we use cookies?

Yes.  Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your devices through your Web browser (with your permission) that enable the sites or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business. 

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone or by contacting customer service.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

 

Sale or merger of our business:  We may transfer your personal information to a third party if we or any of our affiliates are involved in a corporate restructuring (e.g., a sale, merger, or other transfer of assets).

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Children under 13

Our Services are not intended for users under the age of 13.  We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under 13.  If we become aware that a person submitting information is under 13, we will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible.  You hereby represent that you are at least 13. 

CAN-SPAM Compliance

We have taken the necessary steps to ensure that we are compliant with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 by never sending out misleading information.

Social Applications and Facebook® permissions

Our Services may allow the web site to access data on your profile in social networks, and to interact through your post.  Such access and interaction are not activated automatically, but require your express authorization. 

 

For instance, the Service may ask for some Facebook® permissions to perform actions via your Facebook® account and to retrieve information, including personal data, from your account.  For more information about Facebook® permissions, refer to the Facebook® permissions documentation and to the Facebook® privacy policy.  

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions and Limitation of Liability

YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT WILL VACATION FINDER LLC BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOST BUSINESS OR LOST OPPORTUNITY, GOODWILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) OR OTHER RELIEF ARISING OUT OF, OR RELATED TO, OUR SERVICES OR TO YOUR USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES. 

 

BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATE OR JURISDICTIONS OUR LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

 

You agree that any claim or cause of action arising out of your use of our Services, including any and all applicable terms of service/use or privacy policies, must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or it will be forever barred, notwithstanding any statute of limitations or other law to the contrary. Our failure to enforce or exercise any provision herein or related right will not constitute a waiver of that right or provision. 

 

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://vacationfinder.com/terms-of-use-and-service/

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions. 

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, send an email notifying you of any changes, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change.

This policy was last modified on 09/12/2014 

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may contact us using the information below.


Vacation Finder LLC

Privacy Agent
5401 Netherby Lane

Suite 102A

North Charleston, SC 29420

864.834.8429 (phone)


info@vacationfinder.com