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Collection and Use of Personal Information
Personal information is data that can be used to uniquely
identify or contact a single person.
You may be asked to provide your personal information
anytime you are in contact with PASSPORT Magazine or a PASSPORT Magazine
affiliated company. PASSPORT Magazine and its affiliates may share this
personal information with each other and use it consistent with this Privacy
Policy. They may also combine it with other information to provide and
improve our products, services, content, and advertising.
Here are some examples of the types of personal information
PASSPORT Magazine may collect and how we may use it.
What personal information we collect
When you subscribe to or purchase a PASSPORT Magazine
product, sign up to receive newsletters or other online content, participate
in an online contest or survey, or post on an online forum, we may collect
a variety of information, including your name, mailing address, phone
number, email address, contact preferences, and credit card information.
When you share your PASSPORT Magazine products with
family and friends, or invite others to either participate in an element
of online content or to join you on PASSPORT Magazine forums, PASSPORT
Magazine may collect the information you provide about those people
such as name, mailing address, email address.
How we use your personal information
The personal information we collect allows us to keep
you posted on PASSPORT Magazine's latest product announcements and upcoming
events. It also helps us to improve our services, content, and advertising.
If you don't want to be on our mailing list, you can opt out anytime
by updating your preferences.
We also use personal information to help us develop,
deliver, and improve our products, services, content, and advertising.
From time to time, we may use your personal information
to send important notices, such as communications about subscriptions
and purchases, and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies. Because
this information is important to your interaction with PASSPORT Magazine,
you may not opt out of receiving these communications.
We may also use personal information for internal purposes
such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve PASSPORT Magazine's
products, services, and customer communications.
If you enter into a sweepstakes, contest, or similar
promotion we may use the information you provide to administer those
Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information
We also collect non-personal information ? data in
a form that does not permit direct association with any specific individual.
We may collect, use, transfer, and disclose non-personal information for
any purpose. The following are some examples of non-personal information
that we collect and how we may use it:
We may collect information such as occupation, language,
zip code, area code, location, and the time zone where a PASSPORT Magazine
product is purchased or accessed so that we can better understand customer
behavior and improve our products, services, and advertising.
We also may collect information regarding customer activities
on our website and from our other products and services. This information
is aggregated and used to help us provide more useful information to
our customers and to understand which parts of our website, products,
and services are of most interest. Aggregated data is considered non-personal
If we do combine non-personal information with personal
information the combined information will be treated as personal information
for as long as it remains combined.
Cookies and Other Technologies
PASSPORT Magazine's website, online services and forums, email messages
and newsletter content, advertisements, and any interactive applications
may use "cookies" and other technologies such as pixel tags
and web beacons. These technologies help us better understand user behavior,
tell us which parts of our website people have visited, and facilitate
and measure the effectiveness of advertisements and web searches. We treat
information collected by cookies and other technologies as non-personal
information. However, to the extent that Internet Protocol (IP) addresses
or similar identifiers are considered personal information by local law,
we also treat these identifiers as personal information. Similarly, to
the extent that non-personal information is combined with personal information,
we treat the combined information as personal information for the purposes
other technologies in mobile advertising services to control the number
of times you see a given ad, deliver ads that relate to your interests,
and measure the effectiveness of ad campaigns.
and other technologies to remember personal information when you use our
website, online services and forums, and any applications. Our goal in
these cases is to make your experience with PASSPORT Magazine more convenient
If you want to disable cookies, access your browser's
preferences and disable cookies. In order to obtain more detailed instructions
on how to update your browser's security settings and disable cookies,
please consult your browser's help functions. Please note that certain
features of the PASSPORT Magazine website may not be available once cookies
As is true of most websites, we gather some information
automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet
Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, Internet service provider
(ISP), referring and exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and
We use this information to understand and analyze trends,
to administer the site, to learn about user behavior on the site, and
to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. PASSPORT
Magazine may use this information in our marketing and advertising services.
In some of our email messages, we use a "click-through
URL" linked to content on the PASSPORT Magazine website. When customers
click one of these URLs, they pass through a separate web server before
arriving at the destination page on our website. We track this click-through
data to help us determine interest in particular topics and measure the
effectiveness of our customer communications. If you prefer not to be
tracked in this way, you should not click text or graphic links in the
Pixel tags enable us to send email messages in a format
that customers can read, and they tell us whether mail has been opened.
We may use this information to reduce or eliminate messages sent to customers.
Disclosure to Third Parties
At times PASSPORT Magazine may make certain personal information available
to strategic partners that work with PASSPORT Magazine to provide products
and services, or that help PASSPORT Magazine market to customers. Personal
information will only be shared by PASSPORT Magazine to provide or improve
our products, services, and advertising; it will not be shared with third
parties for their marketing purposes.
PASSPORT Magazine shares personal information with companies who provide
services such as information processing, managing and enhancing customer
data, providing customer service, assessing your interest in our products
and services, and conducting customer research or satisfaction surveys.
These companies are obligated to protect your information and may be located
wherever PASSPORT Magazine operates.
It may be necessary ? by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests
from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country
of residence ? for PASSPORT Magazine to disclose your personal information.
We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for purposes
of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance,
disclosure is necessary or appropriate.
We may also disclose information about you if we determine
that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our terms and conditions
or protect our operations or users. Additionally, in the event of a reorganization,
merger, or sale we may transfer any and all personal information we collect
to the relevant third party.
Protection of Personal Information
PASSPORT Magazine takes precautions - including administrative, technical,
and physical measures - to safeguard your personal information against
loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure,
alteration, and destruction.
When subscribing to PASSPORT Magazine online, or when
purchasing any other product online, the PASSPORT Magazine site uses Secure
Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption on all web pages where personal information
is collected. To make purchases from these services, you must use an SSL-enabled
browser such as Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. Doing so protects
the confidentiality of your personal information while it's transmitted
over the Internet.
When you use some PASSPORT Magazine products, services,
or applications, or post on a PASSPORT Magazine forum, chat room, or social
networking service, the personal information you share is visible to other
users and can be read, collected, or used by them. You are responsible
for the personal information you choose to submit in these instances.
For example, if you list your name and email address in a forum posting,
that information is public. Please take care when using these features.
Integrity and Retention of Personal Information
PASSPORT Magazine will retain your personal information for the period
a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
To provide location-based services on PASSPORT Magazine products, PASSPORT
Magazine and our partners and licensees may collect, use, and share precise
location data, including the real-time geographic location of your computer
or mobile device, on which you are accessing PASSPORT Magazine products
or applications. This location data is collected anonymously in a form
that does not personally identify you, and is used by PASSPORT Magazine
and our partners and licensees to provide and improve location-based products
and services. For example, we may share geographic location with application
providers when you opt in to their location services.
Third-Party Sites and Services
PASSPORT Magazine websites, products, applications, and services may contain
links to third-party websites, products, and services. Our products and
services may also use or offer products or services from third parties.
Information collected by third parties, which may include contact details,
is governed by their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about
the privacy practices of those third parties.
Information you provide may be transferred or accessed by entities around
by the "safe harbor" framework set forth by the U.S. Department
of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information
collected by organizations in the European Economic Area and Switzerland.
Learn more about the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Program at:
Our Companywide Commitment to Your Privacy
To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate our privacy
and security guidelines to PASSPORT Magazine employees and strictly enforce
privacy safeguards within the company.
to time. When we change the policy in a material way, a notice will be
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