This policy describes how www.RoadsideAmerica.com treats personal information www.RoadsideAmerica.com collects and receives. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable, such as your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
This policy does not apply to the practices of web sites RoadsideAmerica.com does not own or control, or to people that RoadsideAmerica.com does not employ or manage. In addition, companies providing hotel booking, car rental, and merchandise to RoadsideAmerica.com in an affiliate relationship have their own privacy statements which can be viewed by clicking on the links on those sites.
Information Collection and Use
RoadsideAmerica.com collects personal information from you when you submit a tip, photo, video, feedback form or email, which may include your name, email address and other personal information.
For your privacy protection we do not publish your email address without your consent. If you submit a tip accompanied by an explicit request to publish your email address, the decision to publish that information is solely at our discretion.
RoadsideAmerica.com collects publicly available information on tourist businesses and public attractions that is published with reports and tips on those attractions. We make every effort to assure this information is accurate, but make no warranty to its validity and provide the information as is.
RoadsideAmerica.com collects personal information when you register when you enter promotions or sweepstakes. When you register we ask for information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, zip code, and travel interests. We may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.
RoadsideAmerica.com may collect anonymous data from you in the process of delivering a service you are using. For example, for you to email a My Sights trip to a friend, RoadsideAmerica.com stores the trip name and attraction ID numbers -- but no email addresses or other personal information.
RoadsideAmerica.com automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser. We may use information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content, improve our services, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients. We and service providers acting on our behalf, such as Google Analytics, use Log Files and tracking technologies to collect and analyze certain types of technical information, including cookies, IP addresses, device type, device identifiers, browser types, browser language, referring and exit pages, and URLs, platform type, the number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, date and time of activity on our websites or applications, and other similar information. In some cases, we will associate this information with a user ID number for our internal use. End users can choose to opt out of Google Analytics.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
We do not rent or sell your personally identifying information to other companies or individuals, unless we have your consent. We may share such information in any of the following limited circumstances:
- We have your consent.
- When we are required by law or have a good faith belief that access, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of RoadsideAmerica.com, its users or the public.
- We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with RoadsideAmerica.com under confidentiality agreements. These companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
- We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
- We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law.
- We transfer information about you if RoadsideAmerica.com is acquired by or merged with another company.
RoadsideAmerica.com may set and access cookies on your computer.
Most browsers allow you to set preferences preventing your browser from accepting cookies, or notifying you when you receive a new cookie. Be advised that some capabilities and tools provided on RoadsideAmerica.com will not function properly or at all if you block or delete cookies.
Confidentiality and Information security
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.
We restrict access to your personally identifying information to employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services.
Users under 18 years old are instructed to gain parental permission before submitting tips, photos or other content to RoadsideAmerica.com.
RoadsideAmerica.com will keep this policy current and may update it from time to time.
Questions and Suggestions
If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at:
Customer Care Issues
P.O. Box 324
Novato, CA 94948-0324
Effective Date: October 20, 2012