What personal information does TraveltotheWest.com gather from me?
When browsing our site, you are not required to provide any personal information unless and until you choose to make a reservation or contacting TraveltotheWest.com or any of the businesses listed on TraveltotheWest.com or signing up for our newsletter. We do not sell contact information, however, any reservation or contact information entered on this site will be shared with the business providing the requested service.
Making a reservation
In order to make reservations through our site, you must provide us with certain personal information such as your name, your address, your telephone number, your email address. Certain businesses require additional information such as your credit card number and expiration date and other personal information to complete the reservation. TraveltotheWest.com collects and securely transfers credit card information to payment processing providers as part of the reservation process.
Automatic logging of connection information
We automatically log generic information about your computer’s connection to the Internet. This information consists of things such as IP address, operating system and type of browser software being used and the activities conducted by the user while on our site. We collect this information to help us analyze what items visitors find most interesting, how visitors navigate our site. The information is also used for troubleshooting of technical problems. No personally-identifiable information is collected in this process.
We take steps to protect against the loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration of personally-identifiable information collected through this Web site. We recognize the importance of security for all personally-identifiable information collected by our Web site. We exercise care in providing secure transmission of your information from your computer to our servers.
Once we receive personally-identifiable as part of the reservation process, we take steps to protect its security on our systems. In the event we request or transmit sensitive information, such as credit card information, we use industry standard, secure socket layer (“SSL”) encryption.