Privacy Policy

Read below to find out how we collect and use your information

PREFACE 

We understand that providing information online involves a great deal of trust on your part. We take this trust very seriously, and make it a high priority to ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal information you provide to us. Before submitting your personal information to our Web site, please read this Policy carefully to learn about our privacy practices. By visiting tastingescapes.com, you are accepting the practices described herein.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

In General

We receive and store any information you enter on our Website or give us in any other way. This includes information that can identify you ("personal information"), including your first and last name, telephone number, postal and e-mail addresses, user name and password.

LOG DATA

We automatically collect some information about your computer when you visit tastingescapes.com. For example, we will collect session data, including your IP address, Web browser software, and referring Web site. We also may collect information about your online activity, such as content viewed and pages visited. One of our goals in collecting this automatic information is to help us understand the interests of our users and customize your user experience.

COOKIES

Like many websites, we also use "cookie" technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve the Site and our service. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer's hard disk. We do not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information. tastingescapes.com may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with the Site and our Service, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on the Site, and to improve the Site and our services. A session cookie enables certain features of the Site and our service and is deleted from your computer when you disconnect from or leave the Site. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.

USE OF REGISTRATION AND VISITORS INFORMATION

Members are asked to provide certain personal information when they create an account for our Services including name, address, telephone number, email address and billing information (such as a credit card number and expiration date). The personal information collected from Members during the registration process is used to manage each Member's account (such as for billing purposes) and may be shared with other members to coordinate service delivery. This information is not shared with unaffiliated third parties, unless specifically stated otherwise. We may promote the Website, Services or a new service to members. You may manage your communication preferences within your account. We may also generate non-identifying and aggregate profiles from personal information Members provide during registration (such as the total number, but not the names, of Members). As explained in more detail below, we may use this aggregated and non-identifying information to sell advertisements that appear on the Services.
Information Sharing and Disclosure

SERVICE PROVIDERS

We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us, including, without limitation, hosting and maintenance, customer relationship, database storage and management, and direct marketing campaigns. We will share your personally identifiable information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to binding contractual obligations requiring such third parties to maintain the privacy and security of your data.

COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT

Tastingescapes.com cooperates with government and law enforcement officials or private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We may disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims, legal process (including subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of tastingescapes.com or a third party, the safety of the public or any person, to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical, or legally actionable activity, or to comply with the law.

BUSINESS TRANSFERS

Tastingescapes.com may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your personally identifiable information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy. You will have the opportunity to opt out of any such transfer if the new entity's planned processing of your information differs materially from that set forth in this Privacy Policy.

SECURITY

Tastingescapes.com is very concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. We employ administrative, physical and electronic measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access.

We will make any legally-required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored personal data to you via email or conspicuous posting on this Site in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.

YOUR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION IS SECURE

We are committed to handling your customer information with high standards of information security. Your credit card information is stored only in encrypted form and processed using a secured order server with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. We restrict access to your personally identifiable information only to employees with proper clearance who need to know that information in order to provide products or services to you. While we make every effort to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party "hackers" from illegally obtaining this information.

What is your Credit Card Fraud Policy?

In the unlikely event that you experience unauthorized use of your credit card, promptly report the fraudulent activity to your credit card company. Under the Fair Credit Billing Act, you are only liable for the first $50 of the fraudulent charges. Please check with your credit card company to verify specific terms and conditions.

NON-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

Whenever you use our Site or Service, we may collect non-identifying information from you, such as your IP address, interactions with the Site and Service, query information, location, referring URL, browser, operating system, cookie information, usage, data transferred, and Internet Service Provider. Additionally, we may collect information regarding your usage and interaction with our Site. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party such as your wireless provider, this information alone cannot usually be used to identify you.

USE OF YOU INFORMATION

We will never sell or transfer any personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent. However, you agree that we may use your information:

· To enhance or improve our users' experiences.

· To provide our Service to you.

· To understand how you use our Site and Service.

· To contact you and to respond to inquiries.

· To send you newsletters and process transactions.

Additionally, we may give your information to law enforcement if we are compelled to by a court order, if there has been a violation of any US or state laws or if a violation of the Terms of Service or Privacy Policy has occurred.

ACCESSING, EDITING AND REMOVING YOUR INFORMATION

If you wish to review, change, or access any identifiable information collected please access your account through our Site and Service and modify such information. If you have submitted any personal information to us, you will be able to opt out of our data collection practices by accessing your account or contacting us. However, any information submitted will be stored on our servers until it is removed, if you wish for any of your information to be removed from our servers please contact us at hello@tastingescapes.com. Please be aware that removal of your information may cause your account to become inaccessible. Also you agree that we may keep inaccessible copies of your information in our internal systems after removal for legal and internal purposes for a commercially reasonable period of time.

THIRD PARTY ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION

Although you are entering into an Agreement with Tasting Escapes to disclose your information to us, we do use third party individuals and organizations to assist us, including contractors, web hosts, and others such as Google Analytics.

Throughout the course of our provision of our Services to you, we may delegate our authority to collect, access, use, and disseminate your information. It is therefore necessary that you grant the third parties we may use in the course of our business the same rights that you afford us under this Privacy Policy. For this reason, you hereby agree that for every authorization which you grant to us in this Privacy Policy, you also grant to any third party that we may hire, contract, or otherwise retain the services of for the purpose of operating, maintaining, repairing, or otherwise improving or preserving our website or its underlying files or systems. You agree not to hold us liable for the actions of any of these third parties, even if we would normally be held vicariously liable for their actions, and that you must take legal action against them directly should they commit any tort or other actionable wrong against you.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you authorize us to use third party services for the purposes of information collection, providing Service to you, and web analytics. Below is a non-exclusive list of third parties we may use: Stripe

LAW ENFORCEMENT

You agree that we may disclose your information to authorities if compelled to by a court order. Additionally, you agree that we may disclose your information if we reasonably believe that you have violated US law or the terms of our Terms of Service or Privacy Policy or if we believe that a third party is at risk of bodily harm. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either. We may also proactively report you and release your information without receiving any request to third parties where we believe that it is proper to do so for legal reasons, such as instances where we believe your publications violate any law of the United States or any other country having jurisdiction over us, our Site, Services, or our Terms of Service. You release us from any damages that may arise from or relate to the release of your information to a request from law enforcement agencies or private litigants. We may release your information under the conditions listed in this paragraph whether it is to individuals or entities and to any state or national authorities, as required.

COMMERCIAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL COMMUNICATION

If you decide to provide us with your contact information, you agree that we may send you communications or emails updating you about our Services. However, you may unsubscribe from certain communications by notifying Tasting Escapes that you no longer wish to receive these solicitations. Once notified, we will endeavour to remove you from our database. If you wish to opt out of certain communications, please contact us at hello@tastingescapes.com.

THIRD PARTIES

Tasting Escapes may post links to third party websites on our Site or Service, which may include information that we have no control over. When accessing a third party site through our Site or Service, you acknowledge that you are aware that these third party websites are not screened for privacy or security issues by us, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites.

Please be aware that this Privacy Policy, and any other policies in place, in addition to any amendments, does not create rights enforceable by third parties. Tasting Escapes bears no responsibility for the information collected or used by any advertiser or third party website. You must review their Terms of Service and Privacy to understand how their information collection practices work.

SECURITY MEASURES

We take reasonable attempts to protect your information by using SSL certificates and other security measures. However, as this is the Internet, we can make no guarantees as to the security or privacy of your information through our Site. For this reason, we recommend that you use anti-virus software, routine credit checks, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security and privacy threats.

AGE COMPLIANCE

We intend to fully comply with US laws respecting children's privacy. Therefore, we do not collect or process any information for any persons under the age of 18. If you are under 18 and using our Site or Service, please stop immediately and do not submit any information to us.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER

Your information may be transferred to - and maintained on - computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. We may transfer personal information to the US or elsewhere and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

CONTACT

If you have any questions regarding your information or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at hello@tastingescapes.com.

AMENDMENTS

Like our Terms of Service, we may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we amend this Privacy Policy, we will place a note on our Site or we may contact you. You must agree to the amendments as a condition of your continued use of our Site and Service.