Privacy Policy

The privacy of the visitors to this Website is of utmost importance to us. And we recognize that privacy of your personal information is of equal importance to you. Described on this page is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit this website, and how we safeguard your information. The terms "us" or "we" or "our" refer to the owner of the website. The term "you" or "user" or "visitor" refers to the viewer of the Website.

Third-Party Disclosure 

Users may find advertising or other content on this Website that links to the sites and services of our third-party partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site.

In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Our Advertising Partners

You may see ads on this Website from Google AdSense, CJ Conversant (Commission Junction) and Amazon Associates. We partner with these third party companies to display ads on ourWwebsite as a source of income to keep this Website operational. Some of these advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons, small files placed on your computer.

These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you.

Disabling Cookies

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers (e.g., Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome, etc.) can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in security programs such as McAfee or Norton.

Most web browsers will provide information in their help files on how you can keep the browser from accepting new cookies, how you can have your browser notify you when a new cookie is received, and how to disable all cookies. In addition, you can use browser add-ons or extensions to control cookies.

Google AdSense

Some of the ads on this Website are be served by Google through its AdSense program. Google will set third-party cookies to serve ads from this Website. Google uses the DoubleClick DART cookie. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to this website and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may learn how to opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Google (and other third party vendors) uses cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to a website. Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie (a cookie that is activated when users visit a partner’s website and view or click on an ad) enables Google and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visit to this website and other sites on the Internet.

Google can use this information to collect information about your interests. Information about your interests is used to help deliver more relevant advertising on this and other websites you visit. Click here for more information about Google advertising and your privacy. You may opt out of receiving the DoubleClick DART Cookie – for more information visit the DoubleClick FAQ page.

Users can opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Google Ads Settings.

Amazon Associates

Amazon Associates is an online affiliate marketing program that allows business owners and bloggers to earn referral fees by placing links to products for sale on Amazon.com on their own websites.

This Website is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Amazon offers a commission on products sold through their affiliate links. There is no additional cost to you.

Learn more by visiting the Amazon Associates Operating Agreement.

CJ Affiliate by Conversant

This Website partners with CJ Affiliate by Conversant to deliver ads from TripAdvisor and other advertisers. This Website receives a commission from these advertisers thru Conversant from purchases of advertiser products that originate from our Website.

When you link from our Website to the TripAdvisor or other advertiser websites, you will be tracked by Conversant, providing its publishers with uniquely identified links to advertisers’ products and services. These unique identifiers enable Conversant to pay publishers for qualified leads and sales on behalf of advertisers. Conversant also provides a method for publishers to track where their leads and sales originate.

To learn more, click to read information on Conversant's collection of user information and its privacy policy.

Log Files

Like many websites, this Website makes use of web server log file technology, a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of a hosting services analytics. These files log information about the visitor’s session: Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Google Analytics

When you visit this Website, we automatically gather and store anonymous information about your visit so that we can track the use of the site in order to make improvements.

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users access the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

The following information is stored by Google Analytics when you visit this Website, and used in aggregate reporting only, and is not used to contact you personally:

  • The IP address from which you access this Website
  • The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, gmail.com, if you are connecting from a Google account)
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our Website
  • The date and time you access our Website
  • The pages, files, documents and links that you visit
  • The domain of the website which referred you to this Website (the last website you visited before visiting this one)

You can read more about how Google uses data when you use our partners' sites.

Emails

Emails sent to this Website may composed directly by users on their computer or device, or created via the “Contact Us” form on this Website. We only use email addresses to answer the email requests we receive. These email addresses and information contained therein are not added to any databases, nor sold or given to any other parties.

We do not operate any newsletters or mailing campaigns associated with this Website.

Links to other websites

This Website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you use such links to leave our site, note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

Terms of Use

You can read in our Terms of Use (see link at the bottom of this page) about the terms and conditions under which you can access and use this Website.

Consent

By using this Website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.