understands the importance of protecting its users' privacy and
thus is committed to complying with the following 10 privacy
principles (as put forth in Canada's Personal Information Protection
and Electronic Documents Act).
has designated a Privacy Officer who is responsible for all matters
2. Identifying Purposes
The following outlines
when and why we collect personal information:
WEBSITE WorldWeb.com does not collect any Personally Identifiable
Information when browsing our site. We may, however, collect
information such as time of day, browser type and IP address.
This information is used to make improvements to our site.
COOKIES WorldWeb.com collects information about your computer
by assigning it a "cookie",
a piece of information that is automatically stored by your browser.
Cookies don't offer any personally identifiable information and
can be turned off/on in your browser's preferences.
TRAVEL SERVICES When you reserve or purchase travel services
through WorldWeb.com, we collect and provide information about
you to the appropriate car rental agency, hotel or other involved
third party. This is necessary so that you can complete your
INTERNET POSTCARDS & SEND THIS SITE TO A
FRIEND WorldWeb.com's Internet Postcards and Send This Site to
a Friend features ask for the name and email address of both
the sender and recipient. These features are provided to improve
your travel-planning experience. WorldWeb.com does not share
or distribute these names and email addresses in any other manner.
ITINERARY PLANNER WorldWeb.com' personal itinerary planner, called
My TravelGuide, allows you to collect, store and print information
found within the site. It functions using cookies (see above)
and does not gather any personal information.
EMAIL FORMS WorldWeb.com
readers are encouraged to contact the businesses listed within
our directory using online forms. These forms ask for personal
information i.e.) your name and email address. We require this
information so that your email inquiry may be responded to. Any
personal information gathered during these email inquiries is
not shared with anyone other than the intended business.
MAILING LIST When filling out an email form (see above), WorldWeb.com
asks if you would like to be included in our mailing list. This
mailing list is periodically used to send you information about
WorldWeb.com products and services. You may opt-out at anytime.
WorldWeb.com assumes that you
consent to the collection, distribution and retention of your
personal information insofar that this information is used to
fulfill your travel plans or to access your reservation history.
Upon using WorldWeb.com services, you may withdraw your consent
at anytime providing it doesn't conflict with legal or contractual
4. Limiting Collection
collects information that is relevant to the services or products
you are purchasing or using. We do not collect information indiscriminately.
5. Limiting Use, Disclosure
Car and Hotel Reservations: WorldWeb.com stores
personal information gathered during the travel reservation process
in a secure database (please refer to the section titled Safeguards
for information about our secure database). This information
is kept so that you can access your reservation history.
WorldWeb.com safely stores records—online and in print
format—of current and past WorldWeb.com advertisers/members.
These records, which primarily contain information about businesses
and little to no personal information, are accessed on a need-only
basis and by qualified personnel. WorldWeb.com never shares this
information with others.
WorldWeb.com is committed
to keeping your personal information up-to-date and accurate.
If you are concerned in any way about the accuracy of your personal
information stored at WorldWeb.com, we encourage you to contact
us using the information provided below.
card information is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer)
encryption. This ensures that your browser scrambles data before
you send it to us.
Any personal information gathered by WorldWeb.com
is stored on our secure servers housed in a state-of-the-art
data centre with 24-hour on-site security. This data centre also
features intrusion detection systems, multiple Internet firewalls,
bullet/fire/shatter proof glass and backup generator power.
In addition to this online version of the WorldWeb.com
available in print format upon request.
9. Individual Access
Upon request, WorldWeb.com
will make available any personal information we have collected
about you and disclose how it has been used (please refer to
section titled Identifying Purposes for information about when
and why WorldWeb.com collects personal information).
10. Challenging Compliance
the contact information below. All complaints will be taken seriously
and dealt with in a timely manner.
Tel: 403 777 9300
Fax: 403 777 9304
- 1 Street S.W. Calgary, AB T2R 1K4 CANADA