Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://thevacationgetaway.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

How We Collect Your Information

1. We may collect personal information (which is information that identifies you or relates to you as an identifiable person) about you such as your:

  • Name
  • Postal address (including billing and shipping addresses)
  • Telephone number
  • Email address
  • Credit and debit card number
  • Financial information
  • Profile picture
  • Social media account ID
  • Stay information
  • Communication preferences

We may collect information from you when you interact with us such as when you:  

  • Register for a product or service
  • Contact us with a question or request
  • Use our Services
  • Make a payment for a product or service
  • Stay at one of our properties
  • Provide a testimonial or story
  • Participate in a competition or sweepstake
  • Participate in our loyalty program

2. Other Information We Collect about you:

  • Cookies: This Website uses “cookies”. By using this Website and agreeing to this Notice, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this Notice.  Cookies are small text files that this Website sends to your computer for record-keeping purposes and this information is stored in a file on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies make web surfing and browsing easier for you by saving your preferences so that we can use these to improve your next visit to this Website.
    • One of the purposes of cookies is to simplify the use of the Website.  A cookie may save a user’s login details for example, so that the user does not need to login every time. Cookies, by themselves, do not provide us with your personal information.
    • Cookies may be either “persistent” or “temporary” (or “session”) cookies.  A persistent cookie retains user preferences for a particular Website allowing those preferences to be used in future browsing sessions and remains valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A temporary cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.  
    • Cookies are also used for statistical or marketing purposes, to determine how the Website is used. These cookies are provided by us as well as by third parties (e.g., advertising partners). While we do not control or have access to the advertiser cookies we do permit those cookies to be used on this Website to facilitate tailored advertising and to monitor patterns of buying specific goods or interest in – for example, holidays or hobbies.  These cookies run advertisements tailored to the user based on his online buying habits. For a current list of the advertising partners who use cookies on this Website and to opt-out of these types of advertisements on this Website from us, click here.  
    • Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to help us get a better understanding of how visitors use this Website.  The information generated by the Google Analytics cookie about your use of this Website is transmitted to and stored by Google. If you do not want your activity on this Website to be tracked by Google Analytics, you may opt out by using this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
  • From Other Sources:  We may receive your personal information from other sources, such as public databases; joint marketing partners; social media platforms; from people with whom you are friends or otherwise connected on social media platforms, as well as from other third parties.  For example, if you elect to connect your social media account to your Website account, certain personal information from your social media account will be shared with us, which may include personal information that is part of your profile or your friends’ profiles.
  • Mobile Devices: When you use access our Services from a mobile device, we may collect information such as your unique device ID and your location information.  When you download and use the App, we and our service providers may track and collect App usage data, such as the date and time the App on your device accesses our servers and what information and files have been downloaded to the App based on your device number.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

Your information may be disclosed as follows:   

  • Affiliates: To other Czar Marketing Group LLC businesses (our “Affiliates”) which may jointly use the personal information for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice.  More information on our Affiliates can be found by contacting us.
  • Franchised Hotels, Managed Hotels, Vacation Rentals:  We may share personal information with the owners and operators of our franchised hotels or owners of hotels that we manage but do not own and timeshare resorts in order to provide you with services. 
  • Vendors and Service Providers: We may disclose your information to vendors and service providers retained by us in connection with our business such as:  travel services companies, financial services companies, property owners’ associations, vacation insurance companies, website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, order fulfillment, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, credit card processing, tax and financial advisers, legal advisers, accountants or auditing services.
  • Message Boards: We may make message boards, blogs, and other such user-generated content facilities available to users.  Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to disclose your personal information.  We are not responsible for privacy practices of other users including website operators to whom you provide information. 
  • Merger or Acquisition: A third party who acquires any part of Czar Marketing Group LLC itself or any of its Affiliates, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.  
  • Disclosure Permitted by Law: Law enforcement authorities, government or public agencies, regulators, and/or to any other person having appropriate legal authority or justification for receipt of your information, if we believe that we are required or permitted to do so by law or legal process, to respond to claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of Czar Marketing Group LLC or others.
  • Anonymized/Aggregated Information: Because aggregated or anonymized information does not personally identify you, we may use it for any purpose. If we combine anonymized or aggregated data with personal information, we will treat the combined information as personal information according to this Privacy Notice.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

The information we collect from you helps us to identify ways that we can continue to serve you in the best way possible and provide you with personalized products and services that suit your lifestyle. We use personal information for the following purposes:

  • To respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests, such as to send you newsletters.
  • To send administrative information to you, for example, information regarding the Services or an event in which you are attending and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies. 
  • To complete and fulfill any purchases or requests for services, for example, to process your payments or a hotel stay or vacation rental, communicate with you regarding your purchase and provide you with related customer service.
  • To send you marketing communications that we believe may be of interest to you via postal mail, email, telephone or SMS.
  • To personalize your experience on the Services by presenting products and offers tailored to you.
  • To allow you to participate in sweepstakes, contests and similar promotions and to administer these activities.  Some of these activities have additional rules, which could contain additional information about how we use and disclose your Personal Information, so we suggest that you read these rules carefully.
  • To facilitate social sharing functionality.
  • To allow you to send messages to a friend through the Services.  By using this functionality, you are telling us that you are entitled to use and provide us with your friend’s name and email address. 
  • For our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, developing new products, enhancing, improving or modifying our Services, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and operating and expanding our business activities. 
  • As we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

We may also aggregate and/or anonymize personal information for research, to improve our products and services; and for other business purposes

Additional information

  • Marketing: We may contact you by email, telephone, SMS or postal mail with information about products or services offered by The Vacation Getaway or a third party that may be of interest to you. You can opt-out in this way at any time by:
    • Using the unsubscribe function in the email you receive from us
    • Contact us at  support@thevacationgetaway.com  if you do not wish to receive further direct marketing from us about The Vacation Getaway products or services.
  • Access to Information We Hold about You: If you would like to access, obtain copies, update, correct or request that we suppress or delete any of the information we hold about you or if you require further information from us about how we use your information please contact us at support@thevacationgetaway.com In some jurisdictions, you may be charged a reasonable fee for access to your information.

How we protect your data

  • Security of Your Information: We will take reasonable steps to protect the information you provide us from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.  We have implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to help safeguard and secure your information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction.  Unfortunately, no security system is 100% secure, thus we cannot ensure the security of information that you provide to us via the Services.      

Your California Privacy Rights:

Notice to California Residents: If you are a resident of California, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 allows you to request information regarding the Personal Information we collected and third parties to whom we disclosed your Personal Information for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. To make such a request, please send a letter to Legal Services-Privacy Department:

THE VACATION GETAWAY
Attn: Legal Services-Privacy Department
7730 W Sahara Ave, Suite 105
Las Vegas, NV 89117

Your Nevada Privacy Rights:

Notice to Nevada Residents: If you are a resident of Nevada, under certain circumstances, Nevada Civil Code Section NRS 603A.340 allows you to request operators of websites not to sell your Personal Information. To make such a request, please send a letter to Legal Services-Privacy Department:

THE VACATION GETAWAY
Attn: Legal Services-Privacy Department
7730 W Sahara Ave, Suite 105
Las Vegas, NV 89117