First and foremost, your privacy is important to me. As a consequence, normally, TravelPimp stores virtually no information about you other than those related to monitoring and performance metrics. This includes session data, including your browser type, IP address, and referring website. We also may collect information about your online activity, such as content viewed and pages visited on our website. The primary purpose of collecting this information is to understand which resources are most used so we can direct our finite resources to improve that content. The secondary purpose is to comply with regulatory and law enforcement requirements if compelled by force of law to do so.
On occasion, we may solicit comments or your participation in one form or another. It is in this context that information about you may be collected. In such circumstances, we collect and store only the information that you provide to us. This may include information that can identify you ("personal information"), including your first and last name, telephone number, postal and e-mail addresses and username, depending upon what you provide. We do not share your personal information (such as email addresses) with unaffiliated third parties so they can serve you with advertisements.
When and with whom we might share your information
TravelPimp may share your information with the following entities or under the following circumstances:
(1) Third-party vendors who provide TravelPimp services, such as business analytics, customer service, marketing and market research, distribution of surveys, and fraud prevention. TravelPimp may also authorize third-party vendors to collect information on our behalf where necessary to operate features of our website or to facilitate the delivery of relevant online content. Third-party vendors have access to and may collect information only as needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose;
(2) Government and private entities and individuals when compelled to do so in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us;
(3) Under circumstance when feel it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of TravelPimp, our site visitors, or others; and in connection with our Terms of Service and other agreements; and
(4) In connection with commercial and corporate transactions, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or sale, or bankruptcy. We also reserve the right to share aggregated or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors.
Accessing TravelPimp from outside the United States of America
If you are visiting TravelPimp from outside the United States of America, you should be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States of America where our servers are located. By visiting TravelPimp, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to our facilities and to those third parties with whom we share it, as described in this Policy.