What information we collect from you
We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us
in any other way. This includes information that can identify you ("personal
information"), including your first and last name, telephone number, postal
and e-mail addresses, and, in some cases, billing information (such as credit card
number, cardholder name, and expiration date). You can choose not to provide information
to us, but in general some information about you is required in order for you to
register as a member; purchase products or services; complete a traveler profile;
participate in a survey, contest, or sweepstakes; ask us a question; or initiate
other transactions on our site.
When you make travel or other arrangements for someone else through MacRover.com,
we will request personal information and travel preferences about that individual.
You should obtain the consent of other individuals prior to providing MacRover.com
with their personal information and travel preferences, as any access to view or
change their information will be available only through your account.
We automatically collect some information about your computer when you visit MacRover.com.
For example, we will collect your IP address, Web browser software (such as Netscape
Navigator or Internet Explorer), and referring Web site. We also may collect information
about your online activity, such as trips viewed and purchases made. One of our
goals in collecting this automatic information is to help customize your user experience
Cookies and Other Web Technologies :
When you visit MacRover.com, we may assign your computer a "cookie"
(a small, unique identifier text file). For example, whenever you sign in as a MacRover.com
member, we record your member ID and the name on your member account in the cookie
file on your computer. We also may record your password in this cookie file, if
you checked the box entitled "Save password ." Note that member IDs, passwords,
and any other account-related data included in such cookies are encrypted for security
purposes. You can always choose not to receive a cookie file by enabling your Web
that if you refuse to accept cookies from MacRover.com, you may not be able to access
many of the travel tools offered by MacRover.com.
How we use your information
MacRover.com uses sensitive billing information (such as cardholder name, credit
card number, and expiration date) for the purpose of completing the travel purchases
you conduct on our site. We use other information about you for the following general
purposes: to provide you with the products and services you request; to provide
you with travel confirmation and updates; to manage your account, including processing
bills and providing travel notifications; to communicate with you in general; to
respond to your questions and comments; to measure interest in and improve our products,
services, and Web site; to notify you about special offers and products or services
that may be of interest to you; to otherwise customize your experience with MacRover.com;
to reward you as part of any reward and recognition program you choose to join;
to solicit information from you, including through surveys; to resolve disputes,
collect fees, or troubleshoot problems; to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal
point of collection.
With whom we share your information
MacRover.com may share your information with the following entities:
- Suppliers, such as hotels or activity providers, who fulfill your travel
reservations. Throughout MacRover.com, all services provided by a third-party supplier
are described as such. We do not share your email address with these suppliers unless
they need it to fulfill the travel reservation you have made on MacRover.com, and
we restrict their use of this information to that purpose. We do not place limitations
on our suppliers' use or disclosure of your other personal information. Therefore,
we encourage you to review the privacy policies of any travel supplier whose products
you purchase through MacRover.com. Please note that these suppliers also may contact
you as necessary to obtain additional information about you or to facilitate your
- Third-party vendors who provide services or functions on our behalf, including
credit card processing, business analytics, customer service, marketing, distribution
of surveys or sweepstakes programs, and fraud prevention. These companies have access
to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted
to share or use the information for any other purpose.
- Business partners with whom we may jointly offer products or services. You
can tell when a third party is involved in a product or service you have requested
because their name will appear with ours. If you choose to access these optional
services, we may share information about you, including your personal information,
with those partners. Please note that we do not control the privacy practices of
these third-party business partners and recommend you evaluate their practices before
deciding to provide your personal information.
We also may share your information:
- In response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; to establish or
exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required
by law. In such cases we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection
or right available to us.
- When we believe it is appropriate to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding
illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property,
or safety of MacRover.com, our customers, or others; and in connection with our
Terms of Service and other agreements.
- In connection with a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation,
or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
Other than as set out above, you will be notified when personal information about
you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose
not to have us share such information.
We also may share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including
advertisers and investors. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of
visitors a Web site receives or what are the most popular destinations. This information
does not contain any personal information and is used to develop content and services
we hope you will find of interest.
How you can access your information
You can access your information at various points on the MacRover.com Web site.
- The My Account page
on MacRover.com, where you can view, update, or change your personal information.
On this page, you also can change your password; elect to have an automatic password
sign-in when logging on to MacRover.com; add new travelers and delete existing travelers
from your member profile; update or correct names, phone numbers, and emergency
contacts for travelers associated with your profile; and update your travel preferences.
- The My Itineraries
page, where you can view, update, or delete your saved trip itineraries.
Your choices with respect to collection
and use of your information
How we protect your information
We want you to feel confident about using MacRover.com to plan and purchase your
travel, so we are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no Web
site can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical,
and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide
to us. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information,
and they only may do so for permitted business functions. In addition, we use encryption
when transmitting your sensitive personal information between your system and ours,
and we employ firewalls and intrusion detection systems to help prevent unauthorized
persons from gaining access to your information.
If any part of the MacRover.com Web site links you to other Web sites, those Web
statements posted on those other Web sites to understand their procedures for collecting,
using, and disclosing personal information.
Changes to this Privacy
you provided to us or by placing a prominent notice on our Web site.
How you can contact us
please e-mail us using our support
and feedback form.
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