COLLECTION AND TRACKING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
So that we can provide you with the most efficient and enhanced service, we may request information about you. We may also collect personally identifiable information such as name, email addresses and demographic information. We also may collect your IP address, browser type, domain name, access times and referring Web site address.
Also, if you decide to purchase or obtain a quotation for insurance, we will require you to provide us with more information, such as your name and address, travel arrangements and credit card information. More specifically:
- For a quote:
- Requested coverage limits, dates of travel, age(s) or date(s) of birth for each traveller, destination, trip type (e.g., pleasure, adventure, business), nationality, and country and/or state of residency.
- To purchase an insurance policy, we collect from you and disclose to the relevant insurance carrier(s) the following information in addition to the information required for a quote:
- Name, telephone number(s), email address, mailing address, passport number, trip deposit date (if applicable), trip departure date, and to the extent applicable, information concerning the travel, booking and/or tour operators.
- credit card information.
WHAT WE DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION
Information Collected for Quotes or Policy Purchases
The information collected for a quote or for an insurance policy is used to provide policy quotes and to issue your policy. This information is sent only to the insurance company underwriting the policy.
When we collect information for a quote or an insurance policy, we will use it only in connection with the provision of the quote and/or delivering, billing for, and communication concerning the relevant insurance policy.
We retain information provided by you for the provision of a quote or purchase of an insurance policy on our servers located in the United States. We retain only the last 4 digits of your credit card number.
Other Collected Information
We may use personal information in order to display custom, personalized content to our visitors and send newsletters, emails, features, promotional material, surveys and other updates to our users. A user may, at any time, opt out of receiving such information. We also use collected information to evaluate and administer our service, respond to any problems that may arise and to gauge user trends to determine what part of our services are most popular with users.
We may extend offers to users on behalf of our partners about a particular product or service that may be of interest to you, but we will never give out your name or personal information at any time without your permission.
We allow users of our Web site to send articles or links by email to other parties who may be interested in them. We do not retain any email to other parties who may be interested in them. We do not retain any email addresses (unless you are a user who already has voluntarily provided your email address) of either the sender or receipt of such articles or links after they are sent.
We reserve the right to use or disclose any information without notice or consent as needed to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request (e.g., subpoenas), to conduct investigations of consumer complaints or possible breaches of law, to protect the integrity of our site and our property, to protect the safety of our visitors or others, to fulfill your requests, or to cooperate in any legal investigation.
Personally identifiable information, including associated usage information, may be provided to a third party if there is a transfer of the assets or ownership of VisitorsCoverage or if VisitorsCoverage files for bankruptcy.
You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose information online (whether through VisitorsCoverage's services or any other services available online), personal or otherwise, that information could be collected and used by others. For example, if you use chat forums, bulletin boards, and you post your e-mail or id, you may receive unsolicited messages form others. VisitorsCoverage has no control over this use of your personal information.
Your browser offers so-called "cookies" which, if you allow their use, store small amounts of data on your computer when you visit a Web site. Cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information about you and therefore cannot be used to identify you personally. Cookies simply assist us in tracking which of our features you like best. Cookies will also enable us to customize our content according to your preferences. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your browser and our Web sites are viewable even if you disable cookies, some advanced and customized features of our site, as well as other Web sites, will not be available to you.
EXTERNAL LINKS AND THIRD PARTIES
Some of the pages and section uses frames, external interfaces and external links wherever necessary to effectively present the information for your convenience, so you can get the necessary information and apply for a specific insurance plan online, without leaving the VisitorsCoverage.com.
USE OF WEB BEACONS
Some of our Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons, which are also called single-pixel gifs. These images allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. We also may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters in order to count how many messages have been opened and acted upon. Web beacons are not used to access your personally identifiable information but they are a technique we use to compile aggregated statistics about our Web site usage. Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, time and date of a page view and a description of the page on which the Web beacon resides. Some of our Web pages may also contain Web beacons placed there by our advertising partners to help us determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.
We offer the use of a secure server for VisitorsCoverage.com. All personally identifiable information supplied by you to us via VisitorsCoverage.com is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) or similarly secure technology. We allow personally identifiable information to be accessed only by persons with specified rights to do so.
Due to the open nature of communication through the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and VisitorsCoverage, or between VisitorsCoverage and the insurance carriers to which you ask us to submit your information, will be free from unauthorized access by third parties, nor that third parties will not be able to circumvent the safeguards we have put in place. We cannot absolutely guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed or transmitted online.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
A user may, at any time, change, correct, modify or delete any personal information they may have provided to VisitorsCoverage by contacting VisitorsCoverage service using our contact us form.
Last updated February 9, 2015