Privecy Policy

Privacy Policy
This document sets forth the privacy policy followed by, a company incorporated in doing business or (
In order to enable this, the users of the website may have to share some personal information with us. In doing so, we realize that they place a great deal of faith and trust in us, and we in turn would like to assure them that we take their privacy very seriously.
By accessing or using this website in any manner as well as our downloadable software applications for supported devices, including mobile devices (collectively, the "Service(s)" or "Websites"). Specifically, the policy outlines the types of information that may be gathered when you register for or use the Services, and the ways in which that information may be used.
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The Types of Information We Collect
Information You Give Us
To enable you to enjoy certain features of our Services, we collect certain types of information, including personally identifiable information. For example, we collect information when you:

  • Sign up to receive email newsletters.

 When we send newsletters to subscribers we may allow advertisers or partners to include messages in those newsletters, or we may send dedicated newsletters on behalf of those advertisers or partners. To unsubscribe from a particular newsletter, click the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of that email newsletter. If you would like to globally opt-out from ALL ######email campaigns please send an email to Unsubscribe@###### with "Unsubscribe" in the subject line.

  • Register.

 When you register to use forums or other Services, we ask you to provide certain information, which may include your email address, home address, birth year, gender, health conditions, credit card number and zip code, as well as a password for your account.

  • Engage in public activities on the Services.

 We offer you opportunities to engage in public activities on the Services that are designed to be visible to other users and the public at large, including comments, forums, recommendations, reader reviews, ratings or any other items that you submit. Any information you disclose in your public activities, along with your screen name or ID, or any image or photo, becomes public and may be used by us for online and offline promotional or commercial uses in any and all media. Information you submit is not private or confidential, nor is it protected by attorney-client, doctor-patient, or any other privilege and (regardless of restrictions we impose in our Terms of Use or other policies) it might be read, collected and used by others, including through third party search engines which may index the information you post. You therefore should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there might be read, collected, or used by other users of these areas, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages, mine your data, communicate with or market to you in other ways. We are not responsible for safeguarding the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums and ######has no responsibility to publish, take down, remove or edit any of your public activities or any of your submissions that are a result of your public activities. For more information, see the ######Terms of Use.

  • Provide Us Your Credit Card and Billing Information.

 To enable payment for certain Services, we or a service or payment provider acting on our behalf may collect and store billing and credit card information.

  • Contests, Sweepstakes and Special Offers.

 We may sponsor contests, sweepstakes, or promote special offers on the Service or on third party websites. If you elect to participate, we may require personal information from you, including, in most cases, your first and last name and e-mail address. When you do so, you agree that we may retain and use the information you provide us (including through third party sites) as permitted in this Privacy Policy. Data collected directly by other participating companies is not subject to this Privacy Policy.
Information We Collect Using Technology

  • Device Information.

 We may collect information the browser, computer, mobile phone, smartphone or other device you use to access the Services to measure the effectiveness of those Services.

  • Cookies and Similar Technology.

 As further explained below, we may use cookies, pixel trackers, server logs, and other Internet technology for purposes such as measuring the effectiveness of the Services, emails we send you, and any advertising campaigns, as well as to target meaningful content and ads (including through emails). Sometimes, we may facilitate the use by third party platforms of these anonymous cookies, or similar technology, to help those third parties better target ads to you based on other websites you may have visited. To learn more how third parties may collect and use information online, and how you can exercise opt-out choices regarding that information, see the below Section titled "Information Collected by Third-Parties and Your Ad & Cookie Choices."

  • IP Addresses.

 We log Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We use this information in an aggregate fashion to track access to our Services (websites and mobile applications), and may also use it to infer your location, as also discussed in the below section titled "Geolocation Data."

  • Geolocation Data.

 For certain mobile applications we offer, we may (or may enable a third party, including an advertiser to) request your geolocation information in order to provide you with ads, offers, search or other functionality. If you agree to such collection, we (or the third party) may maintain information regarding your precise geolocation including over time and may use it to help enable that functionality, or other functionality we describe to you in connection with the mobile application or website.

In addition, we may (or may enable a third party, such as an advertiser to) capture geo-location information (such as based on IP address data) when you access our Services, and may use that geo-location information to targets ads or offers to you.

  • Analytics.

 We may use third parties to provide us information, reports and analysis the usage and browsing patterns of users of the Services. These reports contain aggregated or anonymous data only, and do not identify individual users to

  • Log Files.

 We may also automatically log certain your use of the Services. This information includes a reading history of the pages you view and a record of the sites from which you clicked on a link to visit ours.
Cookies, Web Beacons, and Similar Technologies
Like many websites, and web and mobile services, we may use (or work with third party partners who use) a variety of technologies to learn more websiteadvisor.inhow people interact with our Services. This section provides more information ###### some of those technologies and how they work.

  • Cookies. Cookies are small files that websites and other online services use to store information users on the users' own computers. Cookies can be used to store sign-in credentials so that you don't have to enter them each time you return to a website, or to store other information to make web viewing more customized or efficient upon future visits. Cookies also may store a unique identifier tied to your computer so that web services and advertising networks can recognize you across visits to different websites. You can configure your Internet browser to warn you each time a cookie is being sent or to refuse all or certain cookies completely. 

    We (or our partners) may use or support cookies for purposes including the following:
    • To collect information your browsing activities in order to deliver customized or relevant services, advertising or content to you (including regarding our own products and content), when you browse our Website or other websites or open the emails we send you;
    • To relate the information collected by cookies to information we obtain from you directly or from commercially available sources;
    • To work with third parties that serve advertisements (through our Services or across the Internet) or provide other services to us, such as providing users the ability to comment on content, allowing users to share content, or tracking website usage statistics. We do not control these third party technologies and their use is governed by the privacy policies of the third parties using such technologies. For more information ###### third party ad networks and services that use these technologies, see #####, and to learn ###### or exercise your opt-out options, go to #####. To learn more ###### how third parties may collect and use information online, and how you can exercise opt-out choices regarding that information, see the below Section titled "Information Collected by Third-Parties and Your Ad & Cookie Choices."
  • Other Local Storage.

 We (or our partners) may use other kinds of local storage, such as Local Shared Objects (also referred to as "Flash cookies") and HTML5 local storage, in connection with the Services. These technologies are similar to the cookies discussed above in that they are stored on your computer and can be used to store certain information ###### your activities and preferences. However, these objects are stored in different parts of your computer from ordinary browser cookies. Your browser may allow you to disable its HTML5 local storage or delete information contained in its HTML5 local storage. For information ###### deleting information contained in Local Shared Objects or adjusting related preferences,
Web Beacons.
 We (or our partners) may use technologies called web beacons that communicate information from your Internet browser to a web server. Web beacons can be embedded in web pages, videos, or emails, and can allow a web server to read certain types of information from your browser, check whether you have viewed a particular web page or email message, and determine, among other things, the time and date on which you viewed the web beacon, the IP address of your computer, and the URL of the web page from which the web beacon was viewed. These web beacons may be used for a variety of purposes, including to analyze the use of the Services and in conjunction with cookies to provide content and ads that are more relevant to you.

Data collected by third party advertisement networks
Some of the advertisements users see on ###### are served by third party advertisement networks. These networks may also collect personal user information through cookies or other technologies. The information gathered by these third parties is used to predict a user’s interests or preferences and to display advertisements on ###### and across the Internet tailored to a particular user’s interests.
Please note that we do not have access to or control over cookies or any other technologies these third parties may use to collect such information. The privacy policies followed by these third parties are not covered by this Privacy Policy.

How We May Use and Share the Information We Collect

  • Providing the Services You Request

We use the information we gather ###### you to enable your use of the Services, fulfill your requests for certain products and services, such as sending out electronic newsletters and enabling you to participate in and renew paid services, polls, contests, and message boards. We reserve the right to disclose your opt-out information to third parties so they can suppress your name from future solicitations, in accordance with applicable laws. In addition, if you request that we send your information to a third party service, such as for earning rewards points or other benefits, we may do so and use of that information by the third party is subject to their privacy policy.

  • Statistical Analysis

We use the information, including analytics and statistical information, to analyze the use of the Services so that we may improve them. We also use this information to generally inform advertisers ###### the nature of our user base.

  • Customizing Your Experience

We use the information that we collect to allow advertising to be targeted to the users for whom such advertising is most pertinent. We may also use this information to customize certain features of the Services to provide you with an enhanced experience based on information such as the type of device you are using to access the Services, your activities on the services, or your location or geo-location. We may also use this information to provide you with services you have requested.

  • Service Providers

We may contract with other companies that provide services to us, including credit-card and billing processors, survey administrators, technical or customer support, shipping, e-mail distribution, email service providers, data enhancement and information or analytics providers, list processing and promotions management. Sometimes, we may provide to these service providers aggregate or anonymized information ###### how users interact with our Services (or other information provided to us by users), which may help them enhance their own products, data or analytics.

  • Our Parent Company

######, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of IAC and an operating company of We share information we collect with our affiliates (entities that are under common ownership or control) to better understand our users (their demographics, what they do on our Websites, what Website features they like, how they use them, etc.), to serve ads on other IAC websites, and to improve the content and answers delivered on the Services and on affiliate services, such as's services.
Communication with Guides, Experts and other Contributors to the Services

  • The Services feature content provided by people who are independent contractors and not employees of ######, including content provided by contributors including those we call "Experts" or "Guides." If you contact an Expert or Guide (or other contributor) directly by email through the Services (including via an ######or email domain) or otherwise then that communication is independent of the Services, and thus not subject to this Privacy Policy. Although ###### contractually requires its Expert and Guide contributors to maintain information from ###### users in confidence, ###### cannot and does not guarantee that they will do so, and is not responsible for what our contributors may say, or how they may use information you have freely provided to them. Likewise, your communications with a contributor are not private or confidential, nor are such communications protected by attorney-client, doctor-patient, or any other privilege. For more information see our  Terms of Use.


Sharing Data with Third Parties
###### takes the trust a user places with us by sharing their information with us very seriously. We would share information with third parties only in cases where we believe it is necessary to do so. Some situations where we would share information with third parties may include the following: If we are required to under the relevant law, if we were to believe that harm could come to an individual or the public if we fail to share such information, or if we believed that a crime was being committed or a law being broken.
We also may use certain third party services such as Google Analytics, customer service, web marketing, and fraud prevention and technologies. We may also authorize third-party vendors to collect or access information on our behalf, as necessary to operate features of our website, to provide customer service or to customize online advertising. These third party services may capture some personal information as well. The privacy policy followed by these third parties is not covered by this privacy policy.
We may share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. For example, we may tell our advertisers or investors the number of visitors our Web site receives or the geographical distribution of our visitors. Such information will not contain any personally identifiable details.

Links to Third Parties
This site may contain links to sites other than our own and those sites may not follow the same privacy policies as ######. We will not take any responsibility for the policies followed by these other websites, and any user should exercise caution and follow normal due diligence procedures while accessing these third party websites.

Display and Modification of Personal Information
A user has the option of customizing their display name during the registration process or by amending the same by following the appropriate link post login. ###### provides users with the ability to change and modify information previously provided.
In case a user uploads pictures to the image gallery or as part of a review or forum post, then these pictures would be visible to the general public. Therefore, a user should upload only those pictures that they would want to make public.
A significant part of the service on this website depends on the information that travellers provide ###### the service that they have received from guides and other service providers. In case a user or traveller provides personal information ###### these guides, or any other people, or uploads pictures and so forth of other people, he should ensure that he has their consent to do so. Similarly, in case a guide was to provide any personal information of any traveller, he should do so only after gaining their specific consent. ###### will not be liable for any of the above content shared in any manner.
You may have the opportunity to provide contact information for other people through our website. You should obtain the consent of other individuals prior to providing ###### and its users with their personal information.

Messages Sent Through the System
###### provides a method for communicating with the guides, tour companies and other users on our system. ###### will not share a user’s email address with any other member nor display it when the user uses the internal messaging system to communicate with other members.
We may monitor these messages to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of ######.

E-mail Subscription
Users will receive marketing emails from ###### only in case they have explicitly agreed to receive such mail. They can always opt out by clicking on the relevant link provided in the email.
There are certain notifications, such as information on job requests received, or notifications of new features or other system related issues that will be delivered to you irrespective on your marketing email settings. You will have the ability to change the frequency of these emails through the settings tab.

Call Recording and Monitoring.
Calls to and from ###### may be recorded. We may use the call recordings to monitor our customer service for quality or compliance purposes, or to provide training to our staff. Any personal information obtained from you during the call will be treated in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy.

Children's privacy
###### is a general audience website targeting those people who are planning a trip or a vacation abroad. Our intended audience is not children. Should we discover that a child under the age of 13 has posted personal information, we will delete or destroy such information as soon as reasonably possible.

Potential risks in data transmission over the Internet.
No one can guarantee that transmission of data over the Internet is completely secure. It may be possible for third parties to unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communication. While we strive to protect your personal information, ###### cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. We shall not be liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages you may suffer in the event that your transmission of data was intercepted.

###### reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Any such changes will be posted online. Please refer back to this section for the latest version of our Privacy Policy.
Other Privacy Considerations
We may transfer your information to a third party if we or any of our affiliates are involved in a transfer or all or part of our business or assets (e.g., a sale, merger, dissolution, liquidation or reorganization) or are taking steps in anticipation of such a transaction (e.g., participating in due diligence).

  • Do Not Track Browser Disclosure

Do Not Track ("DNT") is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. DNT is a way for users to inform websites and services that they do not want certain information ###### their webpage visits collected over time and across websites or online services.
We are committed to providing you with meaningful choices ###### the information collected on our Websites for third party purposes, and that is why we provide the NAI "Consumer Opt-out" link and the DAA opt-out link above. However, we do not recognize or respond to browser-initiated DNT signals, as the Internet industry is currently still working toward defining exactly what DNT means, what it means to comply with DNT, and a common approach to responding to DNT.

  • Compliance With Legal Process

We may disclose personal information (1) if we believe such sharing is appropriate to comply with the law or with legal process; (2) to protect and defend our rights, services or property; (3) to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Services; or (4) to protect the safety or property of our users or any member of the public (among other things, this means that if we believe you have provided false information or attempted to pose as someone else, information ###### you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions).

How you can contact us
If you have questions ###### this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Dated: 19 February 2015

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