What personal information does footeprints.net gather from me and how is this information used?
First and foremost, you can rest assured that no personal information about you is gathered or stored in the cookies placed by the footeprints.net web site and, as a result, none can be passed on to any third parties.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. Of course, by changing the options on your web browser or using certain software programs, you can control how and whether cookies will be accepted by your browser. footeprints.net supports your right to block any unwanted Internet activity, especially that of unscrupulous websites. However, blocking footeprints.net cookies may disable certain features on our site and may make it impossible to purchase or use certain services available on the site. Please note that it is possible to block cookie activity from certain web sites while permitting cookies from sites you trust, like footeprints.net. Other from time to time we may add or enhance services available on the site. To the extent these services are provided and used by you, we will use the information you provide to facilitate the service requested. For example, if you email us with a question, we will use your email address, name, nature of the question, etc. to respond to your question. We may also store such information to assist us in making the site the better and easier to use.
With whom (if anyone) will my personal information be shared?
When you reserve or purchase travel services through footeprints.net, we provide to the airline, hotel, car-rental agency, travel agency or other involved third party only that portion of your personal information that is needed for the successful fulfillment of your travel arrangements. We use non-personally identifiable information in aggregate form to build higher quality, more useful online services by performing statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our customers and visitors, and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of our site. We may provide anonymous statistical information based on this data to suppliers, advertisers, affiliates and other current and potential business partners. We may also use such aggregate data to inform these third parties as to the number of people who have seen and clicked on links to their web sites. Occasionally, footeprints.net will hire a third party to act on our behalf for projects such as market-research surveys and contest-entry processing. In such cases, footeprints.net will provide information to these third parties specifically for use in connection with these projects. The information we provide to such third parties is protected by a confidentiality agreement and is to be used solely for completing the specific project.
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What safeguards are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information?