PlanetGapYear.com - Terms and Conditions of Use

Privacy

Planetgapyear.com wants to assure you that all information that we gather about you supports our goal of providing a rich learning experience. We have taken the proper measures to ensure that your experience using our site is safe, secure, and rewarding.

We will never sell your information to other companies, unless otherwise stated. Your privacy is important to us and we do everything possible to protect it. This statement details our information gathering and sharing practices for planetgapyear.com

This Privacy and Security statement is subject to change without notice. We encourage you to review our Privacy and Security statement whenever you use this web site to make sure you understand how your information will be used.

Disputes

Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to planetgapyear.com or to programs, products, services purchased through planetgapyear.com shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Denver Colorado, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate planetgapyear.com's intellectual property rights. Planetgapyear.com may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of Colorado, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

We may need to collect your name, e-mail address and age. This information allows us to contact you if necessary. Additionally, if you choose to participate in a contest or a promotion, we may ask for your name, address and phone number in order to administer the contest and notify the winners.

If you volunteer to participate in an online survey, we may ask for contact information and possibly additional information such as your interests and demographics. Supplying this information is strictly voluntary. The information is used to provide you with a more personalized learning experience, including future recommendations and promotions that may be of special interest to you. You may opt out of receiving this enhanced information if you so choose.

Information about our users, such as site traffic patterns and site usage, is collected as a unit. We use this non-personal information in order to improve the layout and design of our site. Additionally, for those users who complete an online form on our site - either for a contest or promotion - we may use the information they provide to notify them of any site changes, new features and services, and to keep them informed of any special offerings by planetgapyear.com and its affiliates.

To the extent that we use third party advertisers or contact lists to personalize your learning experience, including future recommendations and promotions that may be of special interest to you, they may adhere to their own privacy customs and policies. Planetgapyear.com does not control the privacy policies of third parties and/or their opt-out lists. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

Information Disclosure

We may provide your information as required by law or legal process; to protect and defend the rights of planetgapyear.com, the planetgapyear.com site or the users and, under circumstances we believe reasonably necessary to protect the personal safety of users of planetgapyear.com, this site or the public.

Links to External Sites

Our site may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are not under our control. Planetgapyear.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information that many web sites use to help make shopping online easier. The information is stored on your computer's hard drive. It lets you visit, search, and sign-up on our site and return several days later without having to reenter the information. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. Browsers usually provide the option to disable this feature.

Security

Our site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All information is stored on a secure server that is not accessible through the Internet.

Children's Guidelines

At planetgapyear.com, a child's safety is very important to us. We are committed to protecting the online privacy of children. We will not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information about children under the age of 18 without prior parental consent. If you are under 18 and would like to get involved on this site, provide personal information about yourself and your family, please ask a parent or guardian for assistance.

Planetgapyear.com cannot prohibit minors from visiting this site, and will leave it to parents, guardians and those responsible for supervising children under the age of 18 to decide which materials are appropriate for such children to view and/or purchase.

Each time you provide information about yourself or your family, you are representing to planetgapyear that you are 18 years or older.

Choice/Opt-Out

We offer you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request the information.

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and action tags is completely anonymous.