We have created this
the protection of your information. This policy covers how YTB treats
personal information that we collect and receive, including information
related to your past or current use of YTB products and services.
Personal information is information that is personally identifiable,
such as your name, address, email address, or financial information that
is not otherwise publicly available. If you are a YTB Rep and/or RTA you
may edit your YTB account information at any time from your personal
Please be aware that YTB is not responsible for the privacy practices of
any other companies. This privacy statement applies solely to YTB. We
encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the
privacy policies of every website that you visit.
Information Collection, Sharing, and Use
YTB uses information we receive for the following purposes: to customize
the content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services,
conduct research, and to improve our services.
is collected when you join YTB or use YTB products or services, when you
visit YTB pages or the pages of certain YTB affiliates. YTB may combine
information that we receive from business affiliates or other companies.
We will never rent or sell your personal information to third parties.
submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information
for purposes of providing you with products and services, contacting
you, or sending you emails based on your acceptance of the Independent
Marketing Representative (IMR) and/or Referring Travel Agent (RTA) Terms
receives and records information on our server logs from your web
browser, including your IP address, cookie information, and the page(s)
you access. Information is also collected about your transactions with
some of our business affiliates, including information about your use of
products and services we offer.
Sharing and Disclosure
YTB does not rent or
sell your information with other people or non-affiliated companies
except to provide products or services you request, when we have your
permission, or under the following circumstances:
comply with valid legal process such as subpoena, search warrant, court
order, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or to defend against
order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding any illegal
activities, suspected fraud, violations of YTB Terms & Conditions,
situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any
person, to protect the company's rights and property, or as otherwise as
required by law.
YTB may display targeted advertisements based on personal information.
YTB does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you
interact with or view a targeted ad.
YTB may set and
access cookies on your computer. YTB allows other companies that show
advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on
your computer and that use is subject to their own privacy policies.
Advertisers or other companies do not have access to YTB's cookies.
We use stringent
security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of
data used by our system.
physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal
information, including your billing and account information.
If you are a YTB Rep
or RTA, YTB reserves the right to send you communications relating to
your YTB businesses, including announcements, administrative messages,
and newsletters that are considered part of your YTB account. If you
received a mailing from us, your email address was listed with us when
you joined YTB as an Independent Marketing Representative (IMR) and
permission included as part of your IMR Terms & Conditions and/or when
you joined YTB as a Referring Travel Agent (RTA) and permission included
in the RTA Terms & Conditions. Emails may contain links to other sites.
Each email sent by
YTB contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving email
from us. If you wish to unsubscribe, simply click the unsubscribe link
found at the end of each email. If you have received unwanted,
unsolicited email sent via this system or purporting to be sent via this
system, please forward a copy of that email with your comments to email@example.com for review.
Changes to this
We will notify you
about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by
sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your YTB
account information (if you are a YTB Rep or RTA) or by placing a
prominent notice on our site.
Effective June, 2007