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Private Policy

Spector Travel of Boston, Inc. has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to our visitors’ and customers’ privacy. The following discloses the type of personally-identifying data collected, as well as the general purpose and/or use of the information gathered, via www.spectortravel.com the “Spector Travel website”. We continually look to improve our features and services. As a result, Spector Travel will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date at the top of the privacy statement.

At Spector Travel, your privacy is important to us and we want to make sure you like hearing from us. We, or an agent partner, may contact you to follow-up on requests for information we receive through the Spector Travel website but we do not release personally identifying guest information to other companies for their own marketing purposes.

During the course of your use of the Spector Travel website, we may collect some or all of the following information from you:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Passport Number
  • Telephone Number
  • Emergency Contact Information

Spector Travel will never collect this information from you without your knowledge and consent. You always have the right to decline to disclose any or all of the requested information. However, if you decline to disclose certain pieces of information to Spector Travel, you may be unable to fully access all of the features of the Spector Travel website.

Children Under Age 13
Spector Travel does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register on the Spector Travel website. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for the Spector Travel website or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Spector Travel website or the Spector Travel message board. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe that we have any information from or about a child under 13 please contact us using the contact information listed herein.

Sharing of Personal Information
Personal information will never be shared with any third party by Spector Travel other than for the purposes described in this document. We may disclose your information if:

  • we believe we are required to do so by law;
  • we need to do so to protect someone’s safety or our rights and property; or
  • in order to comply with this policy or other policies that may be applicable.

In addition, Spector Travel occasionally shares personal information, such as name and address, with sub-contracted third parties with whom we have partnered to provide specific services to our company or our customers, or with travel companies with whom our customers have contracted for the purpose of facilitating travel reservations.

If you create an account on the Spector Travel website, you will be given the opportunity to share certain information about you and/or your trip, including your travel destinations and photographs, Your email or website address, and the guest list from your trips (collectively referred to as the “shared information”) on the Spector Travel website. Such shared information will be accessible to all individuals who view the website. Even if you do not create an account on the Spector Travel website, but you are included by another person as a trip participant, your name, photograph and/or other information may be shared on the Spector Travel website by such person or by another individual with whom you traveled.

In addition, your name, travel itinerary and reservation details (such information referred to as “group travel information”) may be shared among the other individuals with whom you are traveling if any one of your traveling companions chooses to share your group’s travel reservation amongst you and your travel companions. If your group travel information is shared, it will only be accessible to the members of your travel group and will not be accessible by members of the public, absent the actions of you or one of your travel companions.

In the event your information has been shared without your permission, please contact Spector Travel to have your information removed from the Spector Travel website.

On occasion, mergers, acquisitions, and sales of business assets occur in the travel industry. In the event that Spector Travel is ever involved in such a transaction, then personal information may be disclosed to the entity that acquires, is acquired by, or merges with Spector Travel or purchases any of its assets. You may update or remove any or all of your personal information, contact options and preferences on the Spector Travel website by updating your Spector Travel profile and any information by postal mail, email or telephone.

These updates may include but are not limited to:

  • Update name and address information
  • Eliminate duplicate addresses
  • Remove your name from our
    1. Postal mailing list
    2. Email list

Spector Travel of Boston, Inc

285 Columbus Ave
Boston, Massachusetts USA 02116
tryafrica@spectortravel.com

You acknowledge and agree that this policy does not apply to non-personally identifying information collected through the Spector Travel website or for any information collected other than through the Spector Travel website.

Acceptance of this Policy
By using the Spector Travel website, you agree to this policy. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this policy at any time. Your continued use of the Spector Travel website following the posting of changes to these terms on this site means you accept these changes.

Message Board
Please be aware that any messages, information or materials posted on our message board are not subject to the terms of this policy. Please do not submit any information to our message boards that you would like to be kept private or secure. Spector Travel does not control or regularly review the messages, information or materials posted in the message boards. It is a condition of your use of the message boards and the Spector Travel website that You do not upload to, post, distribute or transmit to or through the Spector Travel web wite any messages, information or materials which violate or infringe in any way the rights of others, or which are libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, abusive, unlawful or would otherwise violate any law, or encourage such conduct, or which, without Spector Travel’s express written consent, contains advertising or any commercial solicitation; post or transmit any material that contains a virus or other harmful component; restrict or inhibit anyone from using and enjoying the message boards.

Other Sites

The Spector Travel website may contain links to other sites. Other sites may also reference or link to the Spector Travel website. Spector Travel of Boston, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites. Any information you may disclose at these other sites is not governed by this privacy policy. We encourage you to review these policies at any site you visit.

Assurances
If you feel you have a dispute with Spector Travel of Boston, Inc. regarding our privacy policy procedures and practices, or you feel your privacy has been violated, please contact Spector Travel of Boston, Inc. by email or by phone.

Security
It is our intent to protect against the unauthorized use of personally-identifying information that we have collected from you. We use a variety of technologies and processes for protection of our customer data. We work to limit the personally-identifying information we provide to outside companies with whom we contract to only what they need to carry out their responsibilities. When you request a brochure or create an account on our website, your personal information is transmitted in an encrypted format. We always want to provide you with the best possible service. To do this, we collect information that allows us to, among other things: enhance your experience on the Spector Travel website, email you brochures or offers we believe may be of interest to you, identify your product and service preferences, customize our communications to you, process your travel reservation, contact you about the status of your reservation or, if requested, send you the Spector Travel email Newsletter.

Cookies
“Cookies” are pieces of information that may be placed on your computer by a website for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing your communication and interaction with that website. Almost all websites use cookies for these purposes.

We may use cookies (a) to customize your visit to the Spector Travel website, (b) to deliver content consistent with your stated interests and the manner in which you browse and/or buy on our site, (c) to save your password (if you have registered with us) so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit the Spector Travel website.

Click-stream
As you use the Internet, a trail of electronic information is left at each website you visit. This information, which is sometimes referred to as, “click-stream data,” can be collected and stored by a website’s server. Click-stream data can tell us, among other things, the type of computer and browsing software you use, the address of the website from which you linked to the Spector Travel website, and in some instances, your email address. We may use click-stream data for various purposes including to, determine how much time visitors spend on each page of our site, how visitors navigate throughout the site and how we may tailor our web pages to better meet the needs of visitors. When you email content from the Spector Travel website to another party, the information captured is used solely to fulfill the request.

Business Information
Information collected from our agent partners specific to the agent and other information used to identify the agency will be used solely for account creation and verification. Other sales information regarding activities that support doing business with Spector Travel may be voluntarily provided. Contact information given for the purpose of ordering supplies will not be used for any other purpose than fulfilling those orders.