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Alki Tours Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to collection and use of personal information by means of this Website. The use of the Web site is also governed by the Terms of Use, of which this Privacy Policy forms a part.


Use Of Personal Information

Alki Tours Inc. owns and operates the Web site and is committed to protecting the privacy of its users. Alki Tours Inc. does not collect personal information about individual users except when such personal information is provided to Alki Tours Inc. on a voluntary basis and when monitoring traffic to the Web site. Alki Tours Inc. uses your personal information to help it create and deliver content most relevant to you and to provide you with information about Alki Tours Inc. Travel programs.

If you choose to provide information via the Web site though mailing registration, booking forms or any other means, that information becomes the property of Alki Tours Inc. Subject to the Terms of Use, personal information about users will not be sold or otherwise transferred or disclosed to unaffiliated third parties without the user's approval except Alki Tours Inc. reserves the right to disclose personal information: (a) to its affiliates and subsidiaries, (b) to third party service providers of Alki Tours Inc. provided that such disclosure will be limited to information needed to provide their service, and further provided that such third parties shall be prohibited from using the information for any other purpose; (c) to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Alki Tours Inc.; (d) to protect and defend the rights or property of Alki Tours Inc.; and, (e) to act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of clients of Alki Tours Inc., its Web sites, or the public. In addition, Alki Tours Inc. shall be entitled to disclose and transfer personal information as part of a sale of its assets, or the assets related to a particular line of business, to a third party.

Some services on this Web site allow individuals to publish and publicly display personal information, including publishing personal information in travel blogs posted to the Web site and the participation in message boards, discussion groups and other forums. Participation in such services is always optional. If you choose to disclose personal information when participating in such services, you do so at your own risk. Alki Tours Inc. shall have no liability to you whatsoever regarding the use of such personal information by persons other than Alki Tours Inc..

Alki Tours Inc. may conduct statistical analyses through the use of data collected through the Web site on an anonymous and aggregated basis in order to measure interest in and use of the Web site. Alki Tours Inc. may also provide its analyses based on such anonymous and aggregated data to third parties.

Personal information collected on this Web site may be stored and processed in any country Alki Tours Inc. or its vendors or service providers maintain facilities, and by using the Web site, you consent to any such transfer of personal information outside of your country.


Alki Tours Inc. will not monitor, edit, or deliberately disclose private communications unless: (i) required to do so by law; (ii) you grant us permission; or (iii) in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) comply with the law; (b) comply with any legal process that is served on Alki Tours Inc.; (c) protect and defend the rights or property of Alki Tours Inc.; (d) or act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Alki Tours Inc., its Web sites, or the public. However, you acknowledge that: (i) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond the control of Alki Tours Inc.; (ii) the security, integrity and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and Alki Tours Inc. through the Web site cannot be guaranteed; and (iii) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.

E-Mail Addresses

There are two sets of e-mail addresses that Alki Tours Inc. collects and stores: (i) Alki Tours Inc. client e-mail addresses, and (ii) e-mail addresses stored in Alki Tours Inc. client notification lists (address books). The e-mail address of Alki Tours Inc. clients is used to send clients warnings, alerts, information about their travelogue and its usage. Examples of e-mail communications which Alki Tours Inc. sends to its clients include confirmation of subscribing or unsubscribing to a travelogue and sending clients their password, if forgotten. Most features which involve a Alki Tours Inc.'s e-mail address can be disabled or opted out of. Alki Tours Inc. clients e-mail addresses are considered personal information pertaining to the applicable client and will treated in the same manner as other personal information as described above (see "Use of Personal Information").

E-mail addresses stored in Alki Tours Inc. clients' notification lists are used to e-mail notifications of updates to the applicable Alki Tours Inc. client's travelogue. These e-mail addresses are not used for any other purpose.

Third Party Web Sites

As this site contains links to other Web sites, we cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other sites. You should check the privacy policies of these other Web sites when providing personally identifiable information.

Security of Information

The security of your personal information is important to Alki Tours Inc.. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store personal information you provide on computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. Additionally, when we transmit sensitive personal information over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Ability and Means to Access Personal Information for Reviewing, Editing and/or Removing

Always the Ability to Opt-Out

At any time, you may choose to opt out of further e-mail communication with Alki Tours Inc. by requesting so via our contact form.

All requests for removal will be handled expeditiously and without question.

Amendments To This Privacy Policy

Alki Tours Inc. reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by means including, but not limited to, posting on the Web site, or by any other means by which you obtain notice thereof. Your continued use of the Web site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgement of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated on <>.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the privacy practices of Alki Tours Inc. in respect of this Web site, please direct your inquiry to us via our contact form.

Updated August 2007