How and why we collect your information
In order to maintain up-to-date records, facilitate your travel and purchases, and manage our business, we collect and maintain personal information about you when:
- You voluntarily provide it;
- You visit our websites and your browser interacts with ours;
- You complete traveling transactions;
- You use other sources in connection with providing your transportation needs and services.
The personal information we collect about you through these various sources may include, but is not limited to:
- Name, address and telephone number(s)
- Email addresses, fax number(s), work number(s) and cellular telephone number(s)
- Membership account number (if applicable)
- Credit/debit card number(s), including associated billing address(es), expiration date(s), and security numbers when necessary
- Information needed to facilitate travel or other services, including number and age(s) of travel companion(s), emergency contacts, destination preferences and medical needs
- Personal information voluntarily provided via survey or other marketing research effort
- Personal information provided to customer service representatives to research and resolve questions or issues
When using this site, we may collect tracking information such as your browser type, the operating system you use, your Internet service provider, and pages visited on this site. We obtain this information by using technologies, including cookies and web beacons, to verify that visitors meet the criteria required to process their requests and to increase the functionality of our site. None of this tracking information identifies you personally.
Global Connections, Inc. does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not provide personally identifiable information of any kind.
Use of your information
Global Connections, Inc. uses personally identifiable information to complete transactions and fulfill requests for our products and services. Global Connections, Inc. requires you to provide personal information when making a reservation for a condominium or hotel stay; the purchase of airline tickets, rental cars, entertainment/event tickets or cruise reservations; and any other related products and services offered here. Fully bonded, certified travel consultants, condominium consultants, and affiliated membership websites collect such data when offering such goods and services. In addition to processing, confirming and fulfilling the travel or other services you request, Global Connections, Inc. may use this data for administrative and analytical purposes such as information systems management, accounting, billing and audits, credit card processing and verification and customer relations correspondence.
To the extent required by law, we may disclose personally identifiable information to government authorities, or to third parties pursuant to a subpoena or other legal process, and we may also use or disclose your information as permitted by law to protect the rights or property of Global Connections, Inc., our members, our website or its users.
Global Connections, Inc. does not sell any customer information or share your email address with third parties except in compliance with this policy. However, we may disclose customer information to companies affiliated with Global Connections, Inc. and/or unaffiliated third parties to fulfill the products and services you have requested.
Links to Other Sites
This website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than Global Connections, Inc. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. Global Connections, Inc. does not control such websites and is not responsible for their contents. The inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. In addition, Global Connections, Inc. shall not have any responsibility for other websites linked to this website.
Information security is important to Global Connections, Inc. We maintain strict physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect personal information and we regularly review our security standards and procedures to protect against unauthorized access to personal information.
While Global Connections, Inc. takes reasonable steps to safeguard and prevent unauthorized access to your personal information, we cannot be responsible for the acts of those who gain unauthorized access, and we make no warrant, express, implied or otherwise, that we will prevent unauthorized access to your private information. IN NO EVENT SHALL GLOBAL CONNECTIONS, INC. OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (WHETHER CONSEQUENTIAL, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR OTHERWISE) ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH, A THIRD PARTY'S UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE BASED ON CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHER THEORIES OF LIABILITY, AND ALSO REGARDLESS OF WHETHER GLOBAL CONNECTIONS, INC. WAS GIVEN ACTUAL OR CONSTRUCTIVE NOTICE THAT DAMAGES WERE POSSIBLE.
If you have questions, comments or concerns please contact us.