1. INFORMATION COLLECTION
When you browse the Site and have not registered for any online service from Inquisitive Africa, you browse anonymously. Personal Information (“Personal Information” is defined as any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains including, but not limited to, a first and last name, E-mail address, a home, postal or other physical address, or other contact information) is not collected as you browse. When you register, and at other times, we may collect personally identifiable information from you that may include your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and facts about your computer.
Inquisitive Africa does, however, use “cookies,” “client variables” and “session variables” to collect information about how the Site and server are used and to recognize you as an Inquisitive Africa online service user when you re-enter our Site. Information, such as the server your computer is logged onto, your browser type, and whether you entered the Site via a Website or E-mail hyperlink, is collected and tracked in aggregate. We employ cookie technology to help visitors and customers move faster through our site. When you sign on to our Website or take advantage of several key features, we may pass cookies to your computer. A cookie is a string of information that is sent by a Website and stored on your hard drive or temporarily in your computer’s memory.
When you register for or request any Site service, you may be asked to provide us with Personal Information which is used to enhance your Site experience, expedite communications, allow you to receive electronic/postal mailings from Inquisitive Safari, or to be contacted as requested. Additionally, we may request your upcoming travel plans and the next destination you plan to visit which allows us to further personalize your Site and E-mail messages you may receive to meet your specific needs, as well as make Inquisitive Africa product improvements. We may also use this Personal Information in aggregate to generate market research reports.
The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored in limited access servers. We will maintain safeguards to protect the security of these servers and your personally identifiable information.
3. IP ADDRESSES
Inquisitive Africa automatically collects the IP addresses used to access our Site and the dates and times of access. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the Site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not personally linked to identifiable information.
4. REGISTRATION FOR ONLINE PRODUCTS & SERVICES
In order to provide you with a particular Site product or service, we may request that you voluntarily supply us with Personal Information for purposes such as correspondence, Site registration, submitting an application or booking request, placing an order, requesting product descriptions, or participating in Site surveys and/or contests. If you are known to us as a registered user of an Inquisitive Africa Site, we may combine information about your use of Site products or services with certain other online and offline information we have about you as Inquisitive Africa customer as well as information available from external sources in order to customize your Site experience and present you with relevant online and offline communications.
5. INFORMATION USE
We may use Personal Information you have given us with any of our group of companies, including our parent companies and any of our subsidiaries or commonly-owned companies, to for example, provide a service, ensure proper booking, measure consumer interest in our various products and services and inform you about products and services.
If you have provided your E-mail address to us or to a company we’ve partnered with to make their products and services available to you, we may send you E-mail. These E-mails may be based on Personal Information you provided in your initial transaction with us, in surveys both online and offline, from information that may indicate purchasing preferences and lifestyle, as well as available from external sources. These E-mails come directly from Eccentric. You can opt-out from receiving E-mail from Inquisitive Africa as described below in the section, “Declining E-mail.” When we send you E-mail, we may use your E-mail address to identify information about your receipt of the E-mail, including whether the communication was opened, how many times it was viewed and whether you clicked on an embedded hyperlink to reach a particular product or service. This information is used to measure response rates to E-mail communications as well as enhance your Site experience.
Inquisitive Africa does not provide your Personal Information to our business partners. However, we may send you offers on behalf of our business partners. If you take advantage of an offer from Inquisitive Africa business partner and become their customer, they may independently wish to send E-Mails to you. In this case, you will need to inform them separately if you wish to decline receiving future E-mails from them. We may share Personal Information with law enforcement agencies in the event of a criminal investigation or suspected illegal activity.
When you enter a contest or other promotional feature on the Site, we may ask for your Personal Information so that we can administer the contest and notify winners. Participation in these contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose the required information.
7. ONLINE SURVEYS
We value opinions and comments from Inquisitive Africa customers, and you have the opportunity to give us your feedback through Site surveys. In conducting these surveys, we may ask for your Personal Information so that we can appropriately identify you. Survey and Personal Information collected will be aggregated and used to make improvements to the site and improve Inquisitive Africa products and services. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose the required information.
By submitting ideas, suggestions, documents and/or proposals (“Contributions”) to Inquisitive Africa, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) your contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) Inquisitive Africa is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions; (c) Inquisitive Africa shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (d) Inquisitive Africa may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development; (e) your Contributions automatically become the property of Inquisitive Africa without any obligation of Inquisitive Safari to you; and (f) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Inquisitive Africa under any circumstances.
Inquisitive Africa provides customers with a means to decline receiving E-mail. At any time, you may request to discontinue receiving E-mail from Inquisitive safari by following the opt-out instructions included within any Inquisitive safari E-mail and informing us of your preference.
This Site is not used to knowingly solicit Personal Information from or market to children under the age of 13. This Site is intended for use by persons who are over 18 years of age.
10. LINKED INTERNET SITES
You should be aware that other Internet sites to which you link to from this Site may contain privacy provisions that differ from the provisions of our Privacy Statement. Inquisitive Africa is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other such sites. We encourage Site users to be aware when they leave the Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to information collected by this Site.
11. POLICY MODIFICATIONS
12. COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS