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Wushu Scholar Privacy Policy

Wushu Scholar is committed to protecting your privacy. We provide this notice to explain our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way information is collected and used. We will only use the information we collect for the purposes of enhancing your Wushu Scholar experience and providing you with a more personalized trip-planning process. At no time will we sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties.

How Wushu Scholar Uses the Information It Collects

There will be times when we will ask you for personal information. In order to ensure the integrity of your personal information, all of your data is stored in our secure databases.

Wushu Scholar Membership

When navigating the site, you may wish to register as an Wushu Scholar member. Registering allows you to take advantage of our unique, personalized features and services. Upon registering, you will be asked to provide your name, e-mail address, and unique password. This information is collected for personal identification and also allows you access to your own account and various My Wushu Scholar features, including personalized folders to store all of your information. You can revise your My Wushu Scholar membership registration information at any time by signing in to My Wushu Scholar using your username and password and going to your Profile page.

Wushu Scholar Newsletters

At various points throughout the Wushu Scholar site, you may choose to sign up for membership to Wushu Scholar newsletters. Membership in My Wushu Scholar is not necessary to only receive Wushu Scholar newsletters. However, membership in My Wushu Scholar includes a newsletter subscription as well as other benefits. In order to sign up only to receive newsletters from Wushu Scholar, you will be asked to provide your e-mail address.

Wushu Scholar Travel Reservation Requests

Members can request that Wushu Scholar reserve a trip for them by submitting a Reservation Request. Membership in Wushu Scholar is required to utilize this service, and you may join My Wushu Scholar by entering a unique password and completing the required fields when completing the Reservation Request. For the Reservation Request, Wushu Scholar will require that you submit information including name, e-mail address, telephone number, postal code, country, gender, preferred departure dates, and number of adults traveling to join My Wushu Scholar and efficiently process your request. You may also choose to provide optional information such as street address, city, state or province, age range, preferred contact method, number of children traveling, child age ranges, and any notes. This additional information allows you to provide more specific information on the trip that you are requesting and will allow us to reach you via mail in the event that we cannot reach you via phone or e-mail. Use of this service is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to join My Wushu Scholar and disclose this information.

Wushu Scholar Travel Custom Trip Requests

Members can request that Wushu Scholar create a custom trip for them by submitting a Custom Trip Request. Membership in Wushu Scholar is required to utilize this service, and you may join My Wushu Scholar by entering a unique password and completing the required fields when completing the Custom Trip Request. Wushu Scholar will require that you submit information including name, e-mail address, telephone number, zip or postal code, country, gender, destination, price range, preferred departure date, preferred departure city, preferred return date, preferred return city, number of adults traveling, and what features you want to include and/or avoid in order to join My Wushu Scholar and efficiently process your request. You may also choose to provide optional information such as street address, city, state or province, age range, preferred contact method, trip activities, number of children traveling, child age ranges, and physical difficulty preferences. This additional information allows you to provide more specific information on the trip that you are requesting and will allow us to reach you via mail in the event that we cannot reach you via phone or e-mail. Use of this service is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to join My Wushu Scholar and disclose this information.

Questions to Trip Expert

Wushu Scholar visitors can request that Wushu Scholar contact them via e-mail regarding a specific travel question submitted online. In this case, Wushu Scholar will request your e-mail address so that we may reach you quickly and easily. Use of this service is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Membership in Wushu Scholar is not required to utilize this service.

Contests

When you enter a contest or other promotional feature, we may ask for your name, address, phone number, or e-mail address so that we can administer the contest and notify winners. Additionally, you may be able to choose whether you would like to receive further communications from Wushu Scholar. Participation in these contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information.

Online Surveys

We value opinions and comments from Wushu Scholar members, and you may have the opportunity to give us your feedback through online surveys. In conducting these surveys, we may ask for your name, address, or e-mail address so that we can appropriately identify you. Survey information collected will be aggregated and used to make improvements to the site and to improve Wushu Scholar service and general offerings. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information.

Customer Reviews

When you submit a trip review to share with fellow travelers, you have the choice of providing your e-mail address if you'd like to talk directly with others about the trip. This is entirely optional; you are not required to give your e-mail address in order to submit a customer review. You can delete your e-mail address from a trip review at any time by contacting us here.

Travel Stories

When you submit a tale for inclusion in our 'Travel Stories section, you will be required to enter your name and e-mail address in addition to the text. You will also be asked whether you wish to permit Wushu Scholar to publish your story online. If you do not provide this permission, Wushu Scholar will not publish your story. Submission of Travel Stories is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information.

Send This Page to a Friend

Wushu Scholar visitors can choose to request that an Wushu Scholar website page be sent to another person. When you elect to do this, you will be required to enter your e-mail address, the receiver's e-mail address and text of the message that will go to the receiver. This will generate a preformatted e-mail message that will go from you to the receiver's e-mail box with your message embedded in the text of the e-mail. Send This Page to a Friend is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information.

Links

This website may contain links to other partner sites. Please be aware that Wushu Scholar is not responsible for the 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 each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Third Party Advertising

We use DoubleClick and other third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you.

Third Party Cookies In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique "cookie" on your browser.

Cookies

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to recognize you. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. The only personal information a cookie contains is the information you provide yourself. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can set your browser to block them in the future. When you enter personal information on Wushu Scholar, your personally identifiable information will be linked to a cookie on your computer.

Sharing Information with Wushu Scholar Partners

When you reserve or purchase a trip through Wushu Scholar, we provide only the information about you that you have provided to us during the booking process to the trip operator to ensure the successful fulfillment of your trip arrangements. If you elect to share your information with Wushu Scholar partners when registering with My Wushu Scholar by checking the appropriate opt-in box, we may choose to provide your information only to select Wushu Scholar partners. If you have not elected to share this information with Wushu Scholar partners, we will not provide your information to Wushu Scholar partners or any other third parties.

Safeguards to Protect the Loss, Misuse, or Alteration of your Information

This website takes every precaution to protect our users' personal information. When users submit sensitive information via the site, your information is protected both on- and off-line. All information you provide to Wushu Scholar on-line is stored on a secure database on Wushu Scholar's servers. We also do everything in our power to protect user information off-line. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment behind a locked door.

If you have any questions about the security at our website, please contact us here .

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post notice of a privacy policy update on our Home page so that our users may view our updated policy and be aware on an ongoing basis of what information we collect, how we use it, and under which circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of e-mail. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.
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