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Privacy policy

TravelJournal cares about your privacy. We want to make you feel comfortable and secure using or purchasing products from our web site. This privacy policy explains the types of information we gather, how it is protected, what we do with it and how you can correct or change information.

Consent to this Privacy Policy

By providing TravelJournal with Personal Information (defined below), you signify that you agree with the terms of our current Privacy Policy as posted here. If you do not agree with any term in this Policy, please do not provide any Personal Information. If you choose not to provide Personal Information, you may not be able to take certain actions, like creating journals, accessing particular areas of the web site, posting comments on existing journals, or communicating with other users.

Continuing Agreement

TravelJournal may change or revise this Privacy Policy from time to time by updating this posting. Please review this Privacy Policy each time you visit this web site in order to be aware of the most current terms regarding your use of this web site. Your use of this web site reaffirms your continuing agreement to the most current Privacy Policy.

What Personal Information is collected and how?

When you register to become a TravelJournal user you may provide us with your e-mail, birth date & exact address information ("Personal Information").

TravelJournal also uses "cookies" to receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with the web site. Cookies are identifiers transferred to your computer's hard drive through your browser which enable our systems to recognize your browser. This recognition allows web sites to give you customized and personalized service and helps web site owners identify ways to improve your online experience. Cookies may also be used to help web site owners track responses to messages sent on behalf of our advertisers so that TravelJournal may aggregate such information and report results to them. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to reject or disable cookies or receive notice when a new cookie appears. If you choose to reject or disable cookies, you will be unable to use those specific areas of the web site that require the use of cookies.

TravelJournal does not knowingly collect or maintain any Personal Information from children under the age of 13. In addition, no part of this web site is designed with the purpose of attracting any person under age 13.

How does TravelJournal use your information?

TravelJournal uses your Personal Information to enhance and personalize your online experience. TravelJournal does not sell Personal Information about individual customers to third parties, sell or rent lists of customers or use information about individual customers except as described below:

Aggregated Information: TravelJournal may use aggregated information regarding its customers and usage of this web site and disclose such aggregated information to advertisers, partners and others for various purposes.

Third Party Service Providers: TravelJournal may employ other companies and individuals to perform certain functions such as delivering packages, processing credit card payments and analyzing data. They may have access to personal information to perform their functions.

Enforcement of Agreement or Compliance with Law: TravelJournal may use or disclose personal information when TravelJournal believes it is appropriate to enforce its Terms of Use, to protect the rights, property or safety of TravelJournal or its users or to comply with the law.

How may you change or remove your personal information?

You may at any time review and change your Personal Information stored by this web site by logging on to your account or by contacting us using our contact page.

You may also request that TravelJournal permanently remove all Personal Information stored by TravelJournal by delivering notice requesting such removal. Upon such request, TravelJournal will remove all such information and will not thereafter use personally identifiable information about you in any way.

Site Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to TravelJournal and we will take reasonable precautions to keep your Personal Information secure. All personally identifiable information is subject to restricted access to prevent unauthorized access, modification or misuse.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the privacy practices of TravelJournal in respect of this web site, please direct your inquiry to us via our contact page.

Last updated: September 7, 2010