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Washington, DC

Shop Around Tours Privacy Policy

How handles your private data: ("Shoparoundtours") is committed to protecting the privacy of users of We intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal information, including mailing list, contact us and registration data. As part of the normal operation of the, we collect information from you. This Privacy Statement describes the information we collect about you and how that information may be used.

Information Gathered through the site:
Shoparoundtours will track the domains from which people visit in order to gain aggregate data that may be analyzed for trends and statistics. Subject to the provisions of this Privacy Statement, Shoparoundtours may use accumulated aggregate data for several purposes including, but not limited to, marketing analysis, evaluation of Shoparoundtours' services, and business planning.

Currently, Shoparoundtours uses personal information as a basis for notifications to tour registrants. Generally, Name, address, telephone, email addresses, and credit card information and any additional information that a registrant may choose to submit are not publicly available on the

Shoparoundtours may conduct surveys or other studies of its user base and usage for marketing and planning purposes. Participation in such surveys is at the user's option, but Shoparoundtours does reserve the right to conduct mandatory surveys in the future. With respect to information collected from such surveys or studies, and in the event that responses are to be publicly disclosed, registrants will be notified at the time they take the survey and Shoparoundtours will disclose only aggregate information regarding its registrants and not personal information identifying any specific individual. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in cases where surveys allow users to submit written comments, and where Shoparoundtours advises users of the possibility of such disclosure at the time they take the survey, Shoparoundtours reserves the right to disclose text information provided by any registrant through such a survey, provided that no personal information identifying that user is disclosed. Circumstances under which Shoparoundtours would publicly disclose aggregate information include, but are not limited to, sharing survey results with the site population, providing data to Shoparoundtours advertisers on registrant preferences and/or demographics, business planning, and publicizing overall usage data in press communications.

Shoparoundtours employs "cookies" to provide users with tailored information. A "cookie" is an element of data that a website, when visited by a user, sends to that user's browser which, in turn, may store that element on the user's hard drive or memory. Shoparoundtours uses cookies to better serve users of our site; any cookies sent by x-mode will be marked so that they will be accessible only by the site subject to this Privacy Statement. However, at his or her option and at his or her sole expense and responsibility, any user may block or delete our cookies from his or her hard drive. However, by disabling cookies, certain site features and functionality may no longer work properly, or at all.

Other Notification:
Shoparoundtours may use user-provided e-mail addresses to contact registrants on an individual basis. At no time, unless such disclosure is required by law, a governmental agency, or specifically authorized by the user, will Shoparoundtours disclose individual registrant personal information to unrelated third parties that is not publicly available.

Links with other sites:
The site contains links to other websites, whether owned or controlled by Shoparoundtours affiliates, or unrelated third parties. Please note that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from those of the site. Shoparoundtours is not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of any linked website. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of any website you may visit.

"Opt-in" Emails: Registrants may "opt-in" to receive newsletters, or other information via email. Registrants may remove themselves from such services at their discretion. Any email sent to an "opt-in" list will include directions for how a user may remove himself or herself from the list, or a URL where the user may find such directions.

To secure site integrity, Shoparoundtours employs measures, including but not limited to security audits, use of encryption tools and software, and other reasonable security measures and procedures.

Internal access to users' private and nonpublic personal information is restricted to site administrators and webmaster on a need-to-know basis.

In the event that Shoparoundtours becomes aware that site security is compromised or nonpublic user information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result of external activity, including but not limited to external security attacks, Shoparoundtours shall take reasonable measures which it deems appropriate, including but not limited to internal investigation and reporting, and notification to and cooperation with law enforcement authorities, notwithstanding other provisions of this Privacy Statement.

If Shoparoundtours becomes aware that a user's personal information provided to Shoparoundtours has been disclosed in a manner not in accordance with this Privacy Statement, Shoparoundtours shall make reasonable efforts to notify the affected user, as soon as reasonably possible and as permitted by law, of what information has been disclosed, to the extent that Shoparoundtours knows this information.

No Guarantees For Factors Beyond Shoparoundtours' Control:
While this Privacy Statement expresses Shoparoundtours's standards for maintenance of private data, it is not in a position to guarantee that the standards will always be met. There may be factors beyond Shoparoundtours' control (e.g., "script kiddies", "crackers and other malcontents") that may result in disclosure of data. As a consequence, Shoparoundtours disclaims any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of private information.

Effective as of July 1, 2011


Shop Around Italy
Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome
March 11-19, 2017

Deborah Shopping