What categories of personal information will SUNWING VACATIONS collect and hold?
When you browse this site, we do not collect personal information about you. The only way we can collect any kind of personal information is if you give it to us.
The nature of personal information we collect may include: Information we receive from you when you book travel either through our website, over the telephone, in writing or in person. This information may include such details as your name, your address and your credit card details;
Information we receive from you on a volunteer basis if we conduct a survey of your preferences, needs and interests;
Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or third parties such as air carriers or hotels.
What does SUNWING VACATIONS do with the information collected?
SUNWING VACATIONS may use the information provided by you for one or moreof the following purposes:
• to contact you about your holiday;
• to contact you with details of other products and services that are offered by SUNWING VACATIONS , or that are available to SUNWING VACATIONS customers from its selected trading partners;
• to respond to your inquiries about your travel and other services;
• to meet legal, security and regulatory requirements;
• to understand your needs and preferences and to offer products and services to meet those needs.
Will SUNWING ever disclose my information to its affiliates?
SUNWING VACATIONS and our affiliates may share with each other marketing lists (lists of customers that meet certain general non-sensitive criteria). This information may include your name, address, gender, preferred language of communication, preferences, needs, interests and information about trips you have booked with SUNWING VACATIONS and its affiliates in the past. The sharing of such information is to assist our affiliates to offer products and services that are most likely to be of interest to you.
Will SUNWING VACATIONS ever disclose my information to third parties?
We disclose your information to third parties for the purpose of completing your transaction with us, providing services to you and for the purposes of associated administration and obtaining professional advice.
Third parties to whom we will disclose your information may include air carriers, hotel operators, and other travel service providers whom we have retained to provide services to you. We may also provide your information to a third party credit card processing company that will use your information in settling your account with your bank or card issuer.
Additionally, SUNWING VACATIONS may also send your information to its selected trading partners and other third parties so that they may contact you to let you know of both travel and non-travel-related products and services.
If you purchase a cancellation or travel insurance policy to cover any aspect of a SUNWING VACATIONS ‘ product, and you subsequently make a claim to the insurer under that policy, SUNWING VACATIONS may provide information to the insurer, if requested, with respect to cancellation charges applicable to the particular product, or the date the trip was cancelled by you, or the date any other relevant event giving rise to coverage under the policy occurred.
What other information is collected?
When you view our Website by linking from another Web page we may store the name of that Web page for purposes of internal administration. Also please note that any contact with SUNWING VACATIONS, either online or by telephone, may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.
Where is my personal information stored?
All personal information is stored in secure databases at secure addresses to prevent unauthorized access.
What is a ‘cookie’?
Cookies are small files that are sent to your browser (for example Internet Explorer or Netscape) and stored on your computer’s hard disk. They only identify your computer and not you personally.
How will I know if my online booking is confirmed?
Each time you purchase travel through sunwing.ca you will receive confirmation of your travel itinerary by e-mail. In the event that your travel plans are disrupted because of mechanical, weather, or carrier business conditions, SUNWING VACATIONS may contact you to inform you of these disruptions and help you make alternative arrangements.
Where are the credit/debit card numbers stored?
Your credit/debit card number is not stored on any file within the SUNWING VACATIONS Website and is only used to complete the transaction. The credit/debit number is passed through to our credit/debit card company for validation and debit via our booking system. Once you enter your credit/debit number it is encrypted so that nobody else can read it, and is not printed out or displayed on any other computer.
What about the other Websites you link to?
SUNWING VACATIONS, its employees, contractors, agents, and owners are not responsible for the privacy policies or content of any Website which it may link to.
How can I access the personal information SUNWING VACATIONS has about me?
We will establish and maintain a file of personal information about each SUNWING VACATIONS customer. Your file will be kept by us and will be accessible to you. Only SUNWING VACATIONS employees, agencies and advisors who need access to your file in the course of their duties and for the purposes identified will be given access to it.
You have the right to access your file and to request rectification of any personal information in it that may be obsolete, incomplete or incorrect. You can request the Customer Access to Personal Information Request Form by writing to the Privacy Officer at our offices in Toronto.
We will take steps to validate the identity of the person making the request to ensure we do not provide information to anyone not authorized to receive it. We may use your personal information to do so. We may charge you a reasonable administration fee for providing access to your file in accordance with your request. Normally we will respond to your request within 30 days of receiving it.
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