eTravelCompanions.com respects your privacy. All personal information you submitted to eTravelCompanions.com will be kept in the strictest confidence.
Personal information you provide to us will only be used by eTravelCompanions.com, and will never be sold or given to third parties for any purpose without your consent. We are strongly committed to protecting your privacy online and have taken steps to protect information you share with us. For example, we use SSL encryption to safeguard your credit card data when used in E-commerce transactions. To help us protect your privacy, please maintain secrecy of username and password used in connection with your participation in any eTravelCompanions.com service.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of our users. We want to provide a safe and secure user experience. We will use our best efforts to ensure that the information submitted to us remain private, and is used only for the purposes set forth herein.
When you register as a member of eTravelCompanions.com, you are asked for a number of personal information, including your name, email address, zip code, phone numbers, occupation, hobbies and interests. Our website also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, browser type and eTravelCompanions.com cookie information. eTravelCompanions.com uses this information to personalize the content you see, to fulfill your service requests, to inform you of updates to our services, and to alert you to products and services we believe may be of interest to you.
We gather information about all users collectively, such as what areas users visits most frequently and what services users access the most. We only use such data anonymously and in the aggregate. This information helps us determine what is the most beneficial for our users and how we can continually create a better overall user experience. We may share this information with our partners, but only in the aggregate, so that they may also understand how our visitors use our website.
In certain cases, when you signup to use a services, respond to a Trip Suggestion, submit your profile, or purchase a product or service, for example, we may collect more specific information about you, such as your name, address, phone number, email, credit card number, etc. During your visit to our website, we may also ask you for other information, such as information on your interests, likes and dislikes regarding the website, etc., in an effort to deliver the best user experience.
Personal information collected are used solely by eTravelCompanions.com and are never sold or given to third parties for any purpose without your explicit consent.
We also provide you with the opportunity to opt-opt out of several types of communications at the time of registration. If you choose to receive these types of communications at the time of registration, but later decide you no longer want to receive them, simply change your preferences on your account setting or communicate your preferences to us via email.
We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include hosting our web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing services, processing credit card payments, and other services. These companies may have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any third party.
Updating Account Information
eTravelCompanions.com allows you to change your personal information at any time. To do so, simply logon to eTravelCompanions.com with your username and password, and you will be able to update the information you have submitted.
When you place an order online, your personal details and credit card information are encrypted using SSL encryption technology, before being sent over the Internet. Although we cannot guarantee encryption or the privacy of your personal details, SSL makes it very difficult for your information to be stolen or intercepted while being transferred.
Our credit card transactions are processed by Paypal or through our merchant account gateway. All information sent to Paypal or our merchant account gateway is in the secure SSL environment, which will protect it against disclosure to third parties. When we receive your order, it is on an SSL server.