“Personal Information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household. Personal Information does not include publicly available information that is made available from federal, state, or local government records.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
1. Information You Provide Us
When you visit our Website, you may be required or permitted to share information with us or our service providers through various methods, including but not limited to:
When You Use Our Website: Our Website offers certain features that may ask you to provide Personal Information including but not limited to your name, email address, and phone number. For example, you may submit Personal Information by leaving a comment on a blog post or submitting a contact form.
Email Newsletters: If you choose to provide us with your email address, we may send you email communications from time to time. You can opt out of receiving email communications from us by following the instructions and unsubscribe links contained in any communication we send to you.
2. Automatically Collected Information
We may automatically collect certain activity and usage information about when you use our Website, such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, operating system type, browser type, referring URL, pages you view and links you click on our Website, the dates/times when you access the Website, and other activity data. We collect this information in order to improve our Website and help us remember you and your preferences when you revisit the Website. We may use several technologies to help collect this information as discussed below in “Cookies and Related Technologies.”
HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
In addition to the purposes for collecting your Personal Information described above, we may use the information we collect to comply with laws and for our legitimate business interests. Our purposes for collecting and using this information include:
- To operate, maintain, and improve the Website and your experience with it;
- As described to you when collecting your Personal Information;
- To create your account, identify you as a user of the Website, and customize the Website for your account;
- For our everyday business purposes, such as to respond to your comments or inquiries, manage records, send you administrative communications, and administer and provide services to you;
- For our marketing purposes, including to improve and customize our Website for you and to understand how our Website is used;
- To provide, support, personalize, and develop our Website and services;
- Complying with legal, ethical, or regulatory obligations, including disclosures designed to eliminate potential risks to you or others;
- Detecting, preventing, investigating, or providing notice of fraud, unlawful or criminal activity; or responding law enforcement requests.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
We do not sell your Personal Information and do not share your Personal Information with third parties, except for as otherwise provided in this section. We share Personal Information with the following categories of recipients.
Third-Party Service Providers: The Website may share your Personal Information with third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website and provide us with services such as website hosting, information technology services, and related infrastructure, e-mail delivery, auditing and similar services. These service providers may have access to your Personal Information to perform their functions but are prohibited from using Personal Information for any purpose other than providing services to us.
Other Legal Reasons: We may share your Personal Information with third parties if we conclude that 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 our Company, its customers, or the public. Additionally, we may disclose your Personal Information to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
From time to time, we may track visits to the pages, links on our websites, and create and use other forms of anonymous information (aggregate or de-identified information that does not identify you as an individual). This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
COOKIES AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES
You may prevent the Website from setting cookies at any time by adjusting your browser options settings. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. While you generally can use our Website without cookies, please note that if you deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, you may not be able to use certain features of our Website.
Cookies may also be used by third-party web analytics services, such as Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to collect and analyze Website usage information, such as information about referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. To prevent Google Analytics from using your information for analytics, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking here.
ADVERTISING AND THIRD PARTY DATA COLLECTION
Affiliate Program Participation
The Website may engage in aﬃliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an aﬃliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
Weekend Path is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an aﬃliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com. As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
Weekend Path is also a participant in the Booking.com Affiliate Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Booking.com. As part of this Booking.com affiliate program, the Website will post customized links and display advertising, provided by Booking.com, to track the referrals to their website.
Weekend Path also participates in the Get Your Guide, Viator, Bookme, and Discover Cars affiliate advertising programs. All purchases or bookings you make through Weekend Path come at no extra cost to you. We only link to products, hotels, and activities that we truly recommend.
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes.
All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.
RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Depending on your residency, you may have certain rights related to your Personal Information. These may include:
- Opt-out – You may opt out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at email@example.com to be removed from our mailing list.
- Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Amend – You may contact us at email@example.com to amend or update your personal information.
- Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
If you would like to contact us about data subject rights, please contact email@example.com.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects Personal Information.
This site has reasonable security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.
Jacquelyn Michael is the data controller and can be contacted through our contact page.
Last updated: January 24, 2023.