Privacy Policy

KeralaPackages.co – Privacy Policy

KeralaPackages.co is an independent online portal where users can learn about Kerala and can find various packages to plan their visit to Kerala. This website is owned and operated by OLBUZ Consulting and does not associated with any department of government of India or Government of Kerala.

We strongly believe in providing useful information and take customer trust very seriously. Our priority is to ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal information you provide/share with us. Before you submit your personal information on website, please read our terms of services policy carefully to get better understanding of our privacy practices.

What information we collect from you

In General.

We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. This includes information that can identify you (“personal information”), including your first and last name, and e-mail addresses, user name and password. You can also share information about your travel photographs, travel stories or travel plan. You can choose not to provide information to us, but in general some information about you is required in order for you to enjoy the benefits of being a registered member. For example, only registered members are able to add places, photographs or travelogues. To participate in comments or to give reply, it is require for you to become a member at KeralaPackages.co.

Automatic Collection of Information.

We automatically collect some information about your computer when you visit KeralaPackages. For example, we will collect session data, including your IP address, Web browser software, and referring Web site. We also may collect information about your online activity, such as content viewed and pages visited. One of our goals in collecting this automatic information is to help us understand the interests of our users and customize your user experience.

Cookies and Other Web Technologies.

Cookies are small data text files and can be stored on your computer’s hard drive (if your Web browser permits). KeralaPackages.co and its affiliated websites use cookies for the following general purposes:

  • To help us recognize your browser as a previous visitor and save and remember any preferences that may have been set while your browser was visiting our site. For example, if you register on our site, we may use cookies to remember your registration information, so you do not need to log into our site each time you visit. We also may record your password in a cookie, if you checked the box entitled “Keep me signed in on this computer unless I sign out.” Please note that member IDs, passwords, and any other account-related data included in such cookies are encrypted for security purposes.
  • To help us customize the content, website experience, and advertisements provided to you on our websites and on other websites across the Internet. For example, when you access a web page, a cookie is automatically set by us, our service providers, or our partners to recognize your browser as you navigate on the Internet and to present you with information and advertising based on your apparent interests.
  • To help measure and research the effectiveness of website features and offerings, advertisements, and e-mail communications (by determining which e-mails you open and act upon).

The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers should tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable non-essential types of cookies. Please note that if you refuse to accept cookies, you may not be able to access many of the features of our website.

Web Beacons/Web Bugs (Clear GIFs/ Single-Pixel GIFs). A web beacon allows the party that set the web beacon to monitor and collect certain limited information about the movements of online Web users. No personally identifying information is collected through web beacons or web bugs. Advertisers on the KeralaPackages.co may elect to use third party advertising companies to serve ads on the KeralaPackages.co, and they may use such web beacons to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement, in order to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. In this way, they may compile information about where individuals using your computer or browser saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. Advertisers may also place a web beacon to allow them to recognize an existing cookie on your browser if from the same service. We do not control web beacons used by such third parties.

How is the Information Collected Used, and How Can I Opt Out?

  1. Personally Identifying Information.

Authorized Purposes and Special Offers or to share Latest Updats. Personally identifying information that you voluntarily submit may be used for the purposes authorized when it was submitted. For example, if you submit email address to request services or content, such as a newsletter, the information that you submit may be used to fulfill your request. You may pick and choose which email newsletters you wish to receive (including not to receive any email newsletters) by clicking the “Change Newsletter Preferences” button included on the bottom of every email newsletter you receive from us. In addition, we, our advertisers, or third parties selected by us may send you special offers and information. If you do not wish to receive such special offers and information sent by email, you may follow the instructions for unsubscribing included within any of such special offers or informational emails.

Images and Travel stories you publish on website. Images and travel stories you submit on website can be used and shared with our social media profiles or with our affiliated websites.

Administrative Purposes. We may use this information to contact you for internal administrative purposes such as site administration, troubleshooting, or processing of e-commerce transactions, or relating to your use of the KeralaPackages or content you post on the KeralaPackages, or in our discretion to notify you of major changes to the KeralaPackages or this Privacy Policy.

Sweepstakes, Contests and Promotions. If you win a sweepstakes or contest, your information may be disclosed on a winners list as required by law. In addition, by entering a contest or sweepstakes on the KeralaPackages, you consent to the use of your personal information by us and our service providers providing services in connection with such sweepstakes or contest for purposes of prize fulfillment and/or for marketing, such as to notify you of a product or promotion that may be of interest to you. If you no longer wish to receive emails about products or promotions that may be of interest to you, you can always opt out of receiving further information by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link included in such emails. Please note that, if you provide your PII in order to enter one of our sweepstakes, contests or online offers, you may still receive information about the specific sweepstakes, contest or online offer you entered in order for us to fulfill your request or conduct such contest, but you will not receive such other emails about products or promotions if you opt to “unsubscribe.”

  1. Non-Personally Identifying Information

Facilitating Use of the KeralaPackages and Customizing Content, Advertising and Offers. We may use information collected from cookies and other tracking technology to recognize your browser when you visit the KeralaPackages and to attempt to personalize the KeralaPackages for each user, to sequence ads and offers in a series and to track page usage and paths. We may also use collected information to allow editorial content and/or advertising on the KeralaPackages to be targeted to groups of users for whom it is most pertinent. This means that users see editorial content and/or advertising most likely to interest them. In connection with these uses, we may disclose information to third parties.

Third Party Advertisements. We also use third party companies to serve advertisements on the KeralaPackages website. These companies may use cookies and other tracking information to collect information about your visits to the KeralaPackages and other websites, so that they can measure the effectiveness of ads, to track page usage and paths followed during visits, and to provide advertisements about goods and services they think will be of interest to you based on your usage. These companies may provide this data to us.
KeralaPackages is also participating in various affiliate programs, write products or brand reviews. In return we get monetize to run the operations of this website. Here we would like to inform our readers that the paid reviews are written by following strict policy where our writers manually review product/brand or services. Here we do not entertain any paid linking services that violate search engine guidelines. Such links will be always “NoFollow”.

Statistical Analysis. We may use collected information to create aggregate statistics about activity on and visitors to the KeralaPackages, including the number of return visits to the KeralaPackages or our advertisers’ websites, the number of unique visitors that have viewed or “clicked” a particular ad or visited a particular web page and how much time is spent on each page of the KeralaPackages. We may also create aggregate demographic statistics. We may use these aggregate statistics to measure interest in various areas of the KeralaPackages, to better design the KeralaPackages and to improve our marketing strategy and product offerings. We may share the aggregate statistical information with third parties. We also use third parties to assist us with collecting and using these aggregate statistics.

Disclosures Required by Law.

As described above, certain uses of collected information may involve disclosure to third parties. In addition, we may disclose collected information in the good faith belief that we are required to do so by law, or when doing so is reasonably necessary to: (1) comply with the law or legal process; (2) respond to any claims; (3) protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of KeralaPackages and its subsidiaries and affiliates, as well as our customers, users or the public; or (4) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the KeralaPackages. In addition, collected information may be disclosed as part of any bankruptcy, merger, sale, transfer of company assets or acquisition.

III. Third Party Sites and Content

During your visit to the KeralaPackages you may view as part of a frame that includes our content, certain content and websites that are actually created, operated, owned and/or hosted by a third party or third parties. You may also see links on the KeralaPackages to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing personally identifying information. In addition, certain sections of the KeralaPackages may have their own, specialized privacy policies, for example because they are part of a social network or hosted by a third party. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those sections and/or of such social networks.

  1. Is My Information Protected?

We use reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard personally identifying information against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. As effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. Moreover, we cannot guarantee that information that you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us. Personally identifying information may also be stored on computers of third parties that provide technical support for the operation of the KeralaPackages or who otherwise have access to your personal information as disclosed in this Privacy Policy. We do not control the security measures used by such third parties.

Questions.

If you have any more questions, please email us at contact@KeralaPackages.co