Privacy Policy

Who we are

World Drifter is an online travel guide that provides information and recommendations for travel destinations, vacations, hotels and many more. By visiting World Drifter’s website, www.worlddrifter.com, you are accepting the practices described herein. Before submitting your personal information to us, please read this Policy carefully to learn about our privacy practices.

What information we collect from you

We receive and store any information you enter on our Website or give us in any other way. This includes information that can identify you ("personal information"), including your first and last name, email addresses, user name and password, and billing information (such as your credit card number, cardholder name, and card expiration date). We may also request information about your travel plans, style, and preferences, including meal requests, seat selection, frequent flyer/hotel/car rental program information, and flight class, luggage, and ticketing options. You can choose not to provide information to us, but in general some information about you is required. In addition, some information is also required in order for you to ask us a question or initiate other transactions on our site.

When we collect information

We collect information about you when:

  • you give it to us (for example, when you sign up to receive our emails or create a profile on our website),

  • you post comments on our website,

  • sometimes automatically (for example, technical information that transfers when you view our sites or applications on your phone or computer).

When you give us information

You sometimes give us information like your name, email address, phone number, and/or postal address. You might also give us information about yourself such as your favorite places to go. We use this information to:

  • receive and reply to feedback and queries from you,

  • receive and process orders from our online shop and provide technical support if you’re having trouble receiving your order,

  • personalize or improve the way our products and content are presented to you

  • send you emails containing travel and product information, when you ask us to. You can unsubscribe any time using the unsubscribe link at the end of all emails and,

  • manage our competitions and contact the winners.

Except where we are relying on your consent, or fulfilling some aspect of a contract with you (which will include not only purchases and competition entries, but may also include administration of your account or related feedback or queries), we will be processing your data in these ways.

Cookies and Other Web Technologies

Cookies are small data text files and can be stored on your computer’s hard drive or your device (if your Web browser permits). World Drifter uses cookies for the following general purposes:

  • To help us recognize your browser as a previous visitor and save and remember any preferences that may have been set while your browser was visiting our site. For example, if you register on our site, we may use cookies to remember your registration information, so you do not need to log into our site each time you visit. We also may record your password in a cookie, if you checked the box entitled "Save this password for automatic sign-in." Please note that member IDs, passwords, and any other account-related data included in such cookies are encrypted for security purposes.

  • To help us customize the content, experience, and advertisements provided to you on our websites and Apps and on other websites across the Internet. For example, when you access a web page, a cookie is automatically set by us, our service providers, or our partners to recognize your browser as you navigate on the Internet and to present you with information and advertising based on your apparent interests. See Display of Advertising/Your Choices for more information about our online advertising practices and your choices.

  • To help measure and research the effectiveness of features and offerings, advertisements, and email communications (by determining which emails you open and act upon).

The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers should tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable most types of cookies. Please note that if you refuse to accept cookies, you may not be able to access many of the travel tools offered on our sites.

How we use your information

World Drifter uses the information we collect about you for the following general purposes: for registration and to manage your account, including to allow your access to and use of our site; to communicate with you in general, including to provide information about World Drifter and invitations from the World Drifter community; to enable us to publish your reviews, forum posts, and other content; to respond to your questions and comments; to measure interest in and improve our products, services, and website; to notify you about special offers and products or services available from us or our partners that may be of interest to you; to solicit information from you, including through surveys; to resolve disputes or troubleshoot problems; to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities; to enforce our Terms of Use; and as otherwise described to you at the point of collection.

How you can access your information

We take reasonable steps to ensure that your information is relevant to its intended use, accurate, and complete. You can access and update your contact information by visiting the My Account on the website. Please note that after you close an account, you will not be able to sign in or access any of your personal information. However, you can open a new account at any time.

Who do we give personal information to?

World Drifter does not, and will not, sell information about you to anyone, nor will we share your information with third parties for commercial purposes such as marketing or promotions. We will only do it if we’re obliged by law to share information with authorities.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at worlddrifterblog@gmail.com.