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World Discovered Pacific

PRIVACY POLICY

Effective date: 9/26/20

At World Discovered Pacific, LLC, which includes World Discovered Pacific; Hawaii Tour Experts; and Travel Webinar (collectively, “World Discovered Pacific,” “us,” “we” or “our”), one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy explains the types of personal information we collect from our visitors and users, including visitors to the websites worlddiscoverdpacific.com, worlddiscoveredpacific.infogo.travelwdp.com hawaiitourexperts.com, https://www.facebook.com/travelwebinar  ], as well as any associated mobile applications and all related websites and other web-based services (collectively, the “Sites”).  This Policy also describes how we use personal information, the purpose for sharing and recipients of personal information, and your rights and choices associated with that information. 

 

By using our Sites, you agree to the collection and use of information as described in this Privacy Policy.  We ask that you do not use the Sites if you do not agree to the disclosures in this Policy.  If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

This Privacy Policy applies to any Site that links to this Privacy Policy. This Policy does not apply to third-party websites, products, or services, even if they link to our Site. We recommend that you review the privacy practices of those third parties before sharing your personal information with them. 

Information We Collect

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.  This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Contact information. When you communicate with us through our Sites, we may collect your basic contact information, including your name, email address, and phone number.  If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

  • Account information.  When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.

  • Usage data.  We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Sites, including by or through a mobile device ("Usage Data").  This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Services that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.  

When you access the Services by or through a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. Usage Data helps us recognize you as well as provide personalized content and advertising across all of your devices.

How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our Sites

  • Improve, personalize, and expand our Sites

  • Understand and analyze how you use our Sites

  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality

  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes

  • Send you emails

  • Find and prevent fraud, or to protect the safety of us, you, or others

  • Comply with a request or order from courts, law enforcement or other government authorities.

  • Comply with our legal obligations, or to assert or defend against a legal claims

Log Files

World Discovered Pacific follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

 

Advertising Partners

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of World Discovered Pacific.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks use technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on World Discovered Pacific, which are sent directly to users' browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

 

Note that World Discovered Pacific has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

Electronic Marketing Communications

If you would like to stop receiving our emailed newsletter or other electronic marketing or promotional messages and notifications, you may do so by following the unsubscribe instructions that appear in our email or text communications. We will endeavor to comply with these requests as soon as reasonably practicable. Please be advised that you may not be able to opt-out of receiving certain service or transactional email messages from us that are required to provide you with our Sites. 

Privacy Policy for California Residents

This section applies to any California residents about whom we have collected personal information from any source, including through your use of our Sites, by buying products or services, or by communicating with us electronically, in paper correspondence, or in person.  

The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) provides California residents with rights to receive certain disclosures regarding the collection, use, and sharing of “personal information,” as well as rights to access, delete, and restrict the sale of certain personal information we collect about them.  California residents also have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment by us for the exercise of your privacy rights under the CCPA.  

 

For the purposes of this section only, “personal information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular California resident or household.  Personal information does not include publicly available information, information that has been de-identified or aggregated, or other information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws.  ​​

Personal Information We Collect

World Discovered Pacific may collect, or has collected, the following categories of personal information about you over the last twelve (12) months:

  •  Identifiers, which includes your first and last name; email address; phone number; mailing address; and company name; as well as online identifiers as detailed elsewhere in this Policy including IP address and device IDs.

  • Payment and financial information, including your credit or debit card number, PayPal email address, and/or other financial information.

  • Commercial information, which includes records of products or services purchased, obtained, or considered; account balances, payment history, or account activity; bank account information and other information relating to your financial institution; and/or other purchasing or consumer histories or tendencies. 

  • Information relating to Internet activity or other electronic network activity, which includes your browsing history and Site usage information, interactions with ads, IP address, cookie identifiers, clear gifs (web beacons/web bugs), browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, device platform, and device version. 

  • Professional or employment related information, which includes information about your occupation and current or previous employers.  

  • Geolocation data, which includes Global Positioning System (“GPS”) data based on your IP address. 

  • Audio, electronic, or visual information, which includes recordings of calls to or from our customer service centers.  

  • Inferences drawn from personal information listed above which includes preferences, such as your listening preferences, interests and other information, used to create a profile about you in order for us to personalize ads and content. 

  • Information not listed above and related to characteristics protected under California or federal law, which may include gender; race and ethnicity; and nationality. ​

What We Do With Your Personal Information 

World Discovered Pacific may collect, use, or disclose personal information about you for the following purposes:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our Sites

  • Improve, personalize, and expand our Sites

  • Understand and analyze how you use our Sites

  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality

  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes

  • Send you emails

  • Find and prevent fraud, or to protect the safety of us, you, or others

  • Comply with a request or order from courts, law enforcement or other government authorities.

  • Comply with our legal obligations, or to assert or defend against a legal claim​

Sources of Personal Information

World Discovered Pacific may collect personal information from the following categories of sources:

  • From you, including via our Sites, telephone, mail, social media, in person, or by other means

  • Business partners that promote and/or offer products and services

  • Other third parties, which includes operators of other websites and mobile applications, and other data suppliers

  • Other sources, including things that other third parties may post publicly about you or otherwise provide to us

We may supplement the information described above with information we obtain from other sources, including from both online and offline data providers.

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Who We Share Your Personal Information With

We limit our disclosure of the categories of personal information that are listed in Section 6(a) above to our service providers who utilize the information for one or more business purposes.


 

We do not sell your personal information to third parties. As an Internet-based company, we do share cookies, pixels, and similar online tracking information with third parties in order to allow you to see tailored digital advertisements.  To the extent this activity is interpreted as included in California’s broad definition of “data sale”, we have provided you with opt-out rights as to that activity as described in Section 4(f) below

 

Accordingly, in the last twelve (12) months, we may have disclosed certain personal information to the following categories of third parties:

Categories of third parties

Categories of personal information disclosed

 

Advertising partners

Identifiers; information relating to Internet activity or other electronic network activity; geolocation data; inferences drawn 

Social networks

Identifiers; information relating to Internet activity or other electronic network activity; audio, electronic, or visual information; information related to characteristics protected under California or federal law 

 

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Your Privacy Rights

We limit our disclosure of the categories of personal information that are listed in Section 6(a) above to our service providers who utilize the information for one or more business purposes.

If you are a California resident, you have the following rights under applicable California law in relation to your personal information, subject to certain exceptions: 

  • Right to Know.  You have the right to, up to twice in a 12-month period, request what personal information we collect, use, disclose, and/or sell, as applicable.

  • Right to Delete.  You have the right to request under certain circumstances the deletion of your personal information that is collected by us.

  • Right to Opt-Out of Sale.  You have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information by a business.  

  • Right to Non-Discrimination.  You have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment for the exercise of the privacy rights described above.  

Any request you submit to us is subject to an identification and residency verification process (“Verifiable Consumer Request”) as required or otherwise permitted by the CCPA.  We will not fulfill your request unless you have provided sufficient information that enables us to reasonably verify that you are the consumer about whom we collected the personal information on.  In order to verify you, you must provide us with name, email & phone. These rights are also subject to various exclusions and exceptions under applicable laws.  

You may also designate an authorized agent, in writing or through a power of attorney, to request to exercise the above rights on your behalf.  The authorized agent may submit a request to exercise these rights by emailing the letter of authorization or power of attorney to info@hawaiitourexperts.com.

We currently do not collect household data. If we receive a Right to Know or Right to Delete request submitted by all members of a household, we will individually respond to each request. We will not be able to comply with any request by a member of a household under the age of 13, as we do not collect personal information from any person under the age of 13.

We will respond to your request within forty-five (45) days after receipt of a Verifiable Consumer Request for a period covering twelve (12) months and for no more than twice in a twelve-month period.  World Discovered Pacific reserves the right to extend the response time by an additional forty-five (45) days when reasonably necessary and provided consumer notification of the extension is made within the first forty-five (45) days.

 

You may exercise your Right to Delete or Right to Know, as described in this section, by emailing us at info@hawaiitourexperts.com.  You may exercise your Right to Opt-Out of Data Sales by following the instructions in Section 6(f) immediately below.

 

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Notice of Right to Opt-Out

We do not sell your personal information.  If you wish to opt-out of our sharing of the limited data that is gathered when you visit our Site for purposes of targeted digital advertising, we encourage you to visit the Network Advertising Initiative  and/or the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising for more information about opting out of seeing targeted digital advertisements.  You may also visit these websites for more information about how you can opt back into the sharing of data.  Please note that World Discovered Pacific does not maintain this web tracking data in an identifiable manner.

 

You may also be able to opt-out of web tracking on our Site by modifying your browser or device settings to decline or accept cookies.  Please note that if you do so, it is possible that our Sites may not be able to function as designed.

 

We will continue to update our business practices and disclosures as direct regulatory guidance under the CCPA becomes available.  For more information on interest-based advertising, please review our disclosures elsewhere in this Privacy Policy.​​

California "Shine the Light" Law

California residents additionally have the right to request information regarding third parties to whom World Discovered Pacific has disclosed certain categories of personal information during the preceding year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes under California’s “Shine the Light” law (Cal. Civ. Code §1798.83).  

 

Personal information under this California law means “any information that when it was disclosed identified, described, or was able to be associated with an individual.” 

 

We do not disclose this type of personal information to third parties for their own purposes and we permit you to opt-out of any disclosures of non-identifiable personal information. However, if you are a California resident and would like to inquire further, please email info@hawaiitourexperts.com.

Nevada Privacy Rights

Nevada residents have the right to request to opt out of any “sale” of their personal information under Nevada SB 220. You may request to opt out of the future sale of your personal information. If you are a Nevada resident and would like to make such a request, please email us at info@hawaiitourexperts.com. You must include your full name, email address and postal address in your email or mail request so that we can verify your Nevada residence and respond. In the event we sell your personal information after the receipt of your request, we will make reasonable efforts to comply with such request.​

International Data Transfers

Our Sites are operated in the United States and intended for users located in the United States.  We may transfer, store and use information we collect and maintain about you, including personal information outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction.  The data protection laws in the jurisdiction in which we process personal information may differ from those of your jurisdiction, and in certain circumstances, your personal information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, law enforcement agencies or regulatory agencies in those other jurisdictions.  By using the Sites or otherwise providing us with any information, you consent to the transfer and processing of your information, including personal information, in the U.S. and elsewhere as set forth in this Privacy Policy.​

Children's Information

Our Sites are not addressed to anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).  We do not knowingly collect any personal information from Children. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that a Child has provided us with their personal information, or that we have otherwise collected their personal information, without your verification or parental consent, please contact us immediately at info@hawaiitourexperts.com.  If we become aware that we have collected personal information from Children without verification of parental consent, we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.​

Information Security

We maintain appropriate technical, administrative and physical safeguards to help protect the security of your personal information against unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.  We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Sites, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.  

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.  Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or otherwise wish to communicate us regarding this Policy, please contact us:

  • By emailing us at info@hawaiitourexperts.com

  • By mailing us at 2155 Kalakaua Ave #608, Honolulu HI, 96815

  • By calling us at 808-800-6000

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