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Privacy Policy

At MyTravelshot.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") applies to collection and use of personal information by means of this Web site ("MyTravelshot.com"). The use of the Web site is also governed by the Terms of Service, of which this Privacy Policy forms a part.


Please be aware that privacy laws in each territory may differ. MyTravelshot.com adheres to the privacy laws in the Netherlands. MyTravelshot.com reserves the right to change or update this privacy policy at any time. Please also see our Terms of Service for details on how we operate and how your expected conduct when visiting or using this Web site.

1. Use Of Personal Information
MyTravelshot.com owns and operates the Web site and is committed to protecting the privacy of its users. MyTravelshot.com does not collect personal information about individual users except when such personal information is provided to MyTravelshot.com on a voluntary basis and when monitoring traffic to the Web site.

If you choose to provide information via the Web site through site registration, forms or any other means, that information becomes the property of MyTravelshot.com (the foregoing does not apply to Member Content, as defined in the Terms of Use). 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 MyTravelshot.com reserves the right to disclose personal information: (a) to its affiliates and subsidiaries, (b) to third party service providers of MyTravelshot.com provided that such disclosure will be limited to information needed to deliver 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 MyTravelshot.com; (d) to protect and defend the rights or property of MyTravelshot.com; and, (e) to act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of MyTravelshot.com, its Web sites, or the public. In addition, MyTravelshot.com shall be entitled to disclose and transfer personal information as part of a sale of substantially all of its assets, or the assets related to a particular line of business, to a third party, provided that such third party agrees to protect the personal information with no less a degree of care as set out within this policy.

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 notification emails you may send to your contacts, as well as through the participation in message boards. 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. MyTravelshot.com shall have no liability to you whatsoever regarding the use of such personal information by persons other than MyTravelshot.com.

MyTravelshot.com 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. MyTravelshot.com may also provide its analyses based on such anonymous and aggregated data to third parties.

Personal information collected on this Web site is stored and processed in The Netherlands, and by using the Web site, you consent to any such transfer of personal information outside of your country.

2. E-Mail
MyTravelshot.com will not monitor, edit, or deliberately disclose private communications unless: (1) required to do so by law; (2) you grant us permission; or (3) 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 MyTravelshot.com; (c) protect and defend the rights or property of MyTravelshot.com; (d) or act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of MyTravelshot.com, its Web sites, or the public. However, you acknowledge that: (1) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond the control of MyTravelshot.com; (2) the security, integrity and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and MyTravelshot.com through the Web site cannot be guaranteed; and (3) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered within transit by a third party.

3. E-Mail Addresses
There is one e-mail address that MyTravelshot.com collects and stores: (1) MyTravelshot.com member e-mail addresses.The e-mail address of MyTravelshot.com members is used to send members a confirmation of subscribing and sending members their password, if forgotten. MyTravelshot.com members e-mail addresses are considered personal information pertaining to the applicable member and will treated in the same manner as other personal information as described above (see "Use of Personal Information").

MyTravelshot.com will not sell or distribute your e-mail address to third parties unless you give explicit permission. MyTravelshot.com will not spam your account, we will allow third parties to e-mail you through a custom messaging system and will do our utmost to ensure that spam does not get sent on to you. Unless you respond directly to these e-mails, the third party will not be able to obtain your e-mail address.

If you leave your e-mail address through either the messaging system or comments on a photo page, all visitors will have access to your e-mail address, MyTravelshot.com is not able to control what happens with your e-mail address beyond this point.

4. Cookies
MyTravelshot.com does not directly use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access, visit, customize content or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

MyTravelshot.com uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available at Google's website.

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include Google Adsense and OpenX. These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on MyTravelshot.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/ or to personalize the advertising content that you see. MyTravelshot.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. MyTravelshot.com's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. MyTravelshot.com has no control over the privacy policies of these third parties.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

5. 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.

We use third party advertising companies to place ads on our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address or e-mail address) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. We do not share any information (such as your name, e-mail address, etc.), which may be used to personally identify you with these companies.

6. Security of Information
The security of your personal information is important to MyTravelshot.com. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

7. Contacting Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the privacy practices of MyTravelshot.com in respect of this Web site, please contact us on info@mytravelshot.com.