Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. Because we collect certain types of information about the users of Escape to Puerto Rico web site, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we collect, how we use it, and how to correct or change it.
The Information We Collect
At EPR, you can vote in polls or otherwise express an opinion, subscribe to one of our services such as our online newsletters, or participate in our online forum. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and information about your interests in and use of various programs, and services.
In addition, you can submit information about other people. For example, you might submit a person's name and e-mail address to send an electronic greeting card. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected about other people at these pages include: recipient's name, and e-mail address.
We also may collect and track certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser and platform you are using (e.g., Netscape on a Macintosh platform), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows '95 or Mac OS), referral data (e.g., we record the address of the last URL a user visited prior to clicking through to Escape to Puerto Rico web site), and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., whether you are logged on from att.net or upr.edu).
How We Use the Information
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other services that we believe may be of interest to you.
We use the information that you provide about others to enable us to send them your cards.
We collect personal information from you, who voluntarily agree to join or to be added into specificsections of our web site. You never have to answer these questions, although not answering them may limit the services that we can offer you. Any personal information that you choose to provide is accessible only by designated staff, and is used ONLY for the purposes of processing your request.
Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, you should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personal information (e.g., user name, e-mail address) to Find a Person and/or Find a Business listings, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from third parties.
In addition to collecting these types of information, Explore Puerto Rico, Escape to Puerto Rico's search engine, collects aggregate search terms for internal reporting and targeted advertising.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites, and Sponsors
Our web site contain links to other web sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other web sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
How We Share Your Information
We do not use "cookies." (A "cookie" is a file placed on your hard drive by a web site that allows it to monitor your use of the site, usually without your knowledge.)
How to Contact Us
Your privacy is very important to us. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us.
Changes to this Policy and Effective Date
From time to time, we may update this privacy notice. We expect most such changes to be minor, but there may be changes that are more significant. Regardless, we will post those changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will also provide a more prominent notice. We encourage you to periodically check back and review this policy so that you always will know what information we collect, how we use it, and how to correct or change it.
The Privacy Notice posted on this web site was updated on September 29, 2005.