This statement outlines the policies and practices of Annapurna Foothills Treks and Expedition regarding the collection and use of your personal information from your visit at our website (annapurnafoothills.com) or from our social media pages, in email, text, and other electronic messages between you and us. It includes our policies for Annapurna Foothills Members and Associates.

The privacy and policy about any communication, personal information that you share with us will remain fully protected. We would therefore like you to be familiar with our privacy policy as described herewith 

Booking / Inquiry Form:

During the booking process all our guests/visitors of our web pages is asked to complete a booking inquiry form containing some contact details (names, telephone number and home address, date of birth and e-mail address). These details are used solely for the purpose of contacting the guests and creating guest file. They will be used by and will be provided to our trusted suppliers like hotels, airlines and agents in order to deliver documents and carry out the services. Information relating to payment is under special protection and will only be accessible to banks or credit card companies in order to authorize the payment. 
 

Information we collect from our Guests:

General:

When you register and at other times we may collect personally identifiable information from you that may include your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and facts about your computer. We do not however, knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of ten. In addition, if a user is under 18, unless consent is obtained from your parent/guardian, you are not allowed to provide us with personal information.


Website Usage Information:

We automatically collect IP addresses and web site usage information from you when you visit our website. This information helps us evaluate how our visitors and customers use and navigate our website on an aggregate basis, including the number and frequency of visitors and customers to each webpage and the length of their visits in our site. 

How we use and disclose your information?

We may use information in the following ways:

  • For the purposes for which you have specifically provided the information.
  • To send you email notifications about our new or existing products and services, special offers, or to otherwise contact you.
  • To enhance existing features or develop new features products and services.
  • To allow us to personalize the content and advertising that you and others see based on personal characteristics or preferences.
  • We may disclose and use personally identifiable information in special circumstances where it is necessary to enforce our Terms of Use (for example, when necessary to protect our intellectual property rights). 
  • Identification of fraud or error;
  • Regulatory reporting and compliance;
  • Developing and improving our products and services and those of our related entities;
     

Security of Information:

The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored in limited access server. We will maintain safeguards to protect the security of these servers and your personally identifiable information.

Cookie Policy:

We apply cookie technology to help visitors and customers move faster through our website. When you sign on to our website, we may pass cookies to your computer. Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer. A cookie is a string of information that is sent by a website and stored on your hard drive or temporarily in your computer’s memory. 

Social Media Integrations: 

Our websites and mobile applications may use social media features and widgets (such as “Like” and “Share” buttons/widgets). These are provided and operated by third party companies (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.) and either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our website or mobile application. Such features may collect information such as the page you are visiting on our website/mobile application, your IP address, and may set cookies to enable the feature to function properly. 

For more information about the data practices of these third party companies, and to find out more about what personal information is collected about you and how the third party uses such personal information, please refer to their privacy policy directly.

Linked Sites:

In this site containing links to other websites, you should be aware of that as you click on any one of these links given in this section, you will directly enter into another site. Thus, we do always remind you to read the policy statements of these given links first for their privacy policy may usually vary from that of ours.

Internet based Transfers:

Using the internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing     http://www.annapurnafoothills.com and communicating electronically with us you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.

Feedback / Contact:

If you wish to inform us of a change or correction to your personal information, request a copy of the information we collect on you, request deletion of your information or would like to restrict the further processing of your data, please contact us.  And if you have any enquiries, comments or complaints about this policy or our handling of your personal information, please contact your consultant or contact us directly.

Changes / Amendments to our Policy:

We may amend or make revisions to this policy from time to time, which may also apply to your personal information collected under a previous version of this policy. It is your responsibility to keep up to date with any changes to this policy. If we make a change to the policy, we will notify you via a notice online and the revised version will be posted on our website with the revision date.