Privacy Policy.

 

‘Walkaboot Travel’, https://www.walkaboot.ca (“Website”) is governed by the following Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”)

The reason for this Privacy Policy is to inform you of what personal information we may collect as a result of the use of this website, and how it is used and shared. Walkaboot Travel believes in keeping your personal information confidential and secure. This privacy policy only applies to this website.

Information We Collect

Walkaboot Travel collects as little information as possible from users.

Voluntarily Submitted Information

We may collect personal information from you such as your name, e-mail addresses, and websites. This is information in which you voluntarily submitted to the website by leaving a comment or by subscribing to a newsletter.

Automatically Submitted Information

In order to understand how the website is being received, Walkaboot Travel automatically collects information about you and the device with which you are accessing the website from. This may include things like your IP address, operating system, browser type, referring websites, the dates and times in which you accessed the website, as well as the actions you took while on the site.

Use of Cookies

Walkaboot Travel uses cookies to uniquely identify users for the purposes of logging information in order to provide you with a more personalized experience. No personal information is stored on these cookies, they are simply in place to identify your computer. Cookies may last just the session or be persistent, which remain on your browser.

How is your Information being Used?

The information collected by Walkaboot Travel is simply used to create, operate, and maintain the website as best as possible in order for you to have an enjoyable experience while exploring the idea of adventure travel.

The information that you voluntarily submit may be used to send you promotional information such as newsletters. Some e-mails may include information such as updates to the website, confirmation e-mails, technical notices, and updates on policies. Each e-mail you receive will have an opt out button as well as instructions on how to opt-out in the case that you wish to not receive future newsletters. Your information will also be used so that we can respond to your comments and/or inquiry’s. Finally, information may be used to track advertising on the website as well as to protect the user against any unauthorized activity.

Third Party Information

Your personal information will not be shared with any third parties.

Walkaboot Travel uses Google Analytics which tracks the usage of the website and provides information in which we use to create better online experiences for the user. The information collected includes things like referring websites and what actions users take on the website (links clicked e.c.t.).

Walkaboot travel uses Mailchimp to deliver promotional e-mails, updates and newsletters. We store your name and e-mail address solely for the purpose of delivering these communications. Once again, each e-mail includes an easy way to opt-out.

We allow for third party companies to place ads and/or collect anonymous information when visiting the site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (browser type, time and date, clicked advertisements) during your visit to make sure that you are seeing advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. This data may be collected from cookies. The information collected by the cookies are used to customize the website content based on the users interests, and browser type.

Users may prevent the placement of cookies by the website via the settings of the users personal internet browser. Cookies already in place may also be deleted via these settings.

The newsletters provided by Walkaboot Travel may also be used for advertising purposes. Tracking placed on the newsletter may allow us to see if and when you opened an e-mail and which links you clicked within it. This information allows us the opportunity to be able to curate a future newsletter adapted to your unique interests.

If you choose to leave a comment on the website, information such as your name may be visible to the public, however, your e-mail address will never be public. If you choose, you can respond to comments anonymously.

Considering Advertising

We may use third-party advertising companies when you visit the website. These companies may use cookies.

This website may take part in affiliate marketing. This means that if you click on an affiliate link, a cookie will be placed on your browser in order to track sales for the purpose of commissions.

Walkaboot Travel participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. This program provides a way for websites to earn small advertising commissions via customized links to amazon.ca products. This program uses cookies to track visits as to ensure commissions are traced to the appropriate referral sites (‘Website’).

Opt-outs

As stated above, you may opt out of any e-mail communications by simply using the ‘unsubscribe’ or ‘opt-out’ buttons placed at the bottom of the e-mail.

If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics, use this link to install the Opt-out Browser add-on.

Opt-Out of Google Analytics here

You may notify the website at kim@walkaboot.ca to be personally removed from e-mail lists or to access the personal information we have about you.

This website does not collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. Please contact kim@walkaboot.ca if you believe we hold information a child under the age of 16.

Finally, we will not sell, distribute or reveal any personal information without your consent.

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please e-mail kim@walkaboot.ca and we will happily provide further clarification.

 

Updated on May 16, 2018