Imprint and disclaimer; privacy policy

tropical-travel.com / info / net
Orchideenweg 11
D-79353 Bahlingen
Germany

Tel. as for the moment: +66-911498664

mk@tropical-travel.com

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Design: M. Kortlüke
Content: M. Kortlüke

Photo Copyrights

The copyrights of all photos visisble on our web pages belong either to tropical-travel.com or to the photographers and members of www.123RF.com, www.dreamstime.com or www.fotolia.de. The copyright information is displayed in the alt-Tag, shown when pointing with the mouse cursor on the foto. Downloading and copying of photos is striktly prohibited. The same is valid for all digital maps, which belong to tropical-travel.com.

Hotel booking service

tropical-travel.com and its affiliated websites appear only as an intermediary for booking hotel rooms. We cooperate with our international partners, who are responsible for the entire process of booking and for possible claims or problems. The booking contract is been achieved between the booking person and the booking company. There will be an advise, when entering the webadress and service of the booking webpartner. Tropical-travel.com and its affiliate websites have no direct contacts to the offered hotels. Therefore, we exclude any claim or other legal responsibility. Similarly, we can not guarantee the accuracy of the information on prices, hotel descriptions and availability situation.

When using our free accessable websites and informations, no contract or other legaly binding form will be achieved between the user and us.

Flight finding service

tropical-travel.com provides flight search engines from dohop.com on several websites, which can be used to find cheap flights from various suppliers. Our service is limited to find flights and we are not taking any responsibility for availability, correctness and actuality, nor do we take any legal responsibility. After clicking on one of the flights found, the user will be forewarded to the external offering company, which then takes over the booking process.

‘ask-us’ service (advise and consultation)

We offer the users of our website the opportunity to get free advise, tipps and answers to travel and hotel booking questions. The request must be made through our contact forms. Our answers are based to the best of our knowledge, but are voluntary and not binding and can not be used in any case for any damage, regress or other consequences that may arise because of the users trusted on our given informations/answers without double checking or searching for more informations on other resources.

To be able to give an answer to the questions or comments, names and email addresses of the user must be provided to us via the contact form. This personl information is used by us exclusively to answer the inquiries. They will not be stored, not further processed nor passed to third parties. After answering the questions the inquiry emails will be completely deleted with all given data.

Disclaimer with relevance to german laws

We prepare and publish our content with our best accuracy and best means to provide usefull and most actual informations to travellers using our webservices as a guide or just as a source of information. We will not be responsible for any damage or loss that occurs to the user of our website information. We suggest every user to double check the offered informations and search for furthermore informations on other websites or media.

External hyperlinks

We declare the following to the hyperlinks on our webpages: All links were visited by us. Due to the nature of the internet, websites are subject to permanent change, so we disclaim any responsibility for the content of these pages.

This statement applies to all links within our websites related to tropical-travel.com that are not our own pages.

If we receive information that the content of linked sites are illegal, these links will be removed immediately. For relevant information send by email, we are grateful.

1. Limitation of Liability

The content on this site is put together with the utmost care. The provider accepts no responsibility for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the content. The use of the contents of this website is at the users own risk. Statements represents the opinion of the author and do not always reflect the situation objectively. With the pure use of the website of the provider is no contractual relationship between the user and the provider agreement.

2. Copyright and Performance Rights

The contents published on this website are subject to German copyright and intellectual property right. Each of the German copyright and legal protection of unauthorized use requires the prior written consent of the provider or their respective owners. This applies especially to reproduction, adaptation, translation, storage, processing or reproduction of contents in databases or other electronic media and systems. Content and rights of third parties are marked as such. The unauthorized reproduction or distribution of individual contents or complete pages is not allowed and punishable. Only the production of copies and downloads for personal, private and non-commercial use is permitted.
The presentation of this website in other frames is only allowed with written permission.

3. Privacy Policy

This site uses Google Adsense, a web service of Google Inc., United States ( "Google"). Google Adsense uses "cookies" (text files) stored on your computer and that allows an analysis of the use of this website. Google Adsense also uses so-called "Web beacons" (small invisible images) to gather information. Through the use of Web beacons simple actions such as the traffic on the site are recorded and collected. These informations, generated through your use of this website (including your IP address) are sent to a server by Google in the U.S. and stored there. Google will use this information to your use of the website in order to evaluate the ads to the Web site reports on activities and displays for the website operator to collect and more with the web site use and exploitation of the Internet services. Google may also transfer this information to third parties unless required by law or if third parties such data on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Storing cookies on your hard drive and the display of Web Beacons you can prevent this by pointing your browser settings "no cookies" option (in MS Internet Explorer under "Tools> Internet Options> Privacy> Settings", in Firefox under "Tools> Options> Privacy> Cookies"), we inform you, however, that in this case you may not all features of this website be able to use. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the previously described manner and to the purposes set out above.
The provider expressly points out that data on the internet (eg when communicating by e-mail) security gaps, and not fully protected from access by third parties can be protected.
The use of contact data of the imprint for commercial advertising is expressly not desired unless the provider had previously given his written consent or there is already a business relationship. The provider and all persons referred to this site hereby oppose any commercial use and disclosure of their data.

4. Special Terms

Where special conditions for individual uses of this site differ from the above items 1 to 3, this is pointed out explicitly at the appropriate place. In this case applies the specific terms of use.

Privacy Policy

Information Collection

Information Usage

Information Protection

Cookie Usage

3rd Party Disclosure

3rd Party Links

Google AdSense

Fair Information Practices

COPPA

CalOPPA

Our Contact Information
 

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?

We do not collect any informtion from users of our webpages, only when using our form handler for asking questions.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect for our newsletter (if any) or when you ask us questions or give us feedback.

How do we protect your information?

We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.

We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.

We delete all personal informations after answering the users questions or the user´s quit of newsletters.

We use regular Malware Scanning.

We do not use an SSL certificate

Do we use 'cookies'?

We do not use cookies for tracking purposes. But third parties like google adsense or hotel booking sites may use cookies thru our website.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. It won't affect the user's experience that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.

However, you will still be able to get all informations or ask questions.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google

Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

We have implemented the following:

Remarketing with Google AdSense

We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

We also you Youtube embeded videos on our websites.

Opting out:
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law's reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared. - See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf
 

According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:

Users can visit our site anonymously.

Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website.

Our Privacy Policy link includes the word 'Imprint / Disclaimer' and can be easily be found on the page specified above.

How does our sites handle Do Not Track signals?

We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?

It's also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

CAN SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We collect your email address in order to:

To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

tropical-travel.com
Orchideenweg 11
Bahlingen, B-W 79353

Germany

mk@tropical-travel.com

Last Edited on 2016-09-05