Use Of Personal Information
Alki Tours Inc. owns and operates the Web site and is committed to protecting the privacy of its users. Alki Tours Inc. does not collect personal information about individual users except when such personal information is provided to Alki Tours Inc. on a voluntary basis and when monitoring traffic to the Web site. Alki Tours Inc. uses your personal information to help it create and deliver content most relevant to you and to provide you with information about Alki Tours Inc. Travel programs.
Some services on this Web site allow individuals to publish and publicly display personal information, including publishing personal information in travel blogs posted to the Web site and the participation in message boards, discussion groups and other forums. Participation in such services is always optional. If you choose to disclose personal information when participating in such services, you do so at your own risk. Alki Tours Inc. shall have no liability to you whatsoever regarding the use of such personal information by persons other than Alki Tours Inc..
Alki Tours Inc. may conduct statistical analyses through the use of data collected through the Web site on an anonymous and aggregated basis in order to measure interest in and use of the Web site. Alki Tours Inc. may also provide its analyses based on such anonymous and aggregated data to third parties.
Personal information collected on this Web site may be stored and processed in any country Alki Tours Inc. or its vendors or service providers maintain facilities, and by using the Web site, you consent to any such transfer of personal information outside of your country.
Alki Tours Inc. will not monitor, edit, or deliberately disclose private communications unless: (i) required to do so by law; (ii) you grant us permission; or (iii) in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) comply with the law; (b) comply with any legal process that is served on Alki Tours Inc.; (c) protect and defend the rights or property of Alki Tours Inc.; (d) or act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Alki Tours Inc., its Web sites, or the public. However, you acknowledge that: (i) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond the control of Alki Tours Inc.; (ii) the security, integrity and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and Alki Tours Inc. through the Web site cannot be guaranteed; and (iii) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.
There are two sets of e-mail addresses that Alki Tours Inc. collects and stores: (i) Alki Tours Inc. client e-mail addresses, and (ii) e-mail addresses stored in Alki Tours Inc. client notification lists (address books). The e-mail address of Alki Tours Inc. clients is used to send clients warnings, alerts, information about their travelogue and its usage. Examples of e-mail communications which Alki Tours Inc. sends to its clients include confirmation of subscribing or unsubscribing to a travelogue and sending clients their password, if forgotten. Most features which involve a Alki Tours Inc.'s e-mail address can be disabled or opted out of. Alki Tours Inc. clients e-mail addresses are considered personal information pertaining to the applicable client and will treated in the same manner as other personal information as described above (see "Use of Personal Information").
E-mail addresses stored in Alki Tours Inc. clients' notification lists are used to e-mail notifications of updates to the applicable Alki Tours Inc. client's travelogue. These e-mail addresses are not used for any other purpose.
Third Party Web Sites
As this site contains links to other Web sites, we cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other sites. You should check the privacy policies of these other Web sites when providing personally identifiable information.
Security of Information
The security of your personal information is important to Alki Tours Inc.. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store personal information you provide on computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. Additionally, when we transmit sensitive personal information over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Ability and Means to Access Personal Information for Reviewing, Editing and/or Removing
Always the Ability to Opt-Out
At any time, you may choose to opt out of further e-mail communication with Alki Tours Inc. by requesting so via our contact form.
All requests for removal will be handled expeditiously and without question.
Updated August 2007