Who we are
This site was created for the Worldwide Foreign Travel Club of The Villages, Florida. It contains travel related information and links as well as the names and topics of presentations made before the members of the Club since its inception in 2008; and myriad related notes. This site is used as a social media tool for sharing our interests and does not require the user to share their personal data with us to view our posts and pages. This site does NOT monetize your views with advertisements.
This information is not maintained on a regular basis, so it may be out of date and is provided on an as-is basis with no guarantee of accuracy.
What personal data we collect; and why we collect and retain it
CONTACT FORMS. Any information entered on the contact form is stored in a database for analysis and reporting. And is used to respond to your inquiry.
COOKIES. This site uses Google Analytics and other industry standard software to analyze site traffic to determine usage. To facilitate Googles reporting, Google uses tracking cookies and will collect your IP Address and other information provided by your browser. This information can also be stored locally. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
SYSTEM LOGS. This site uses system logs to monitor activity for diagnostic, and reporting needs. These logs can be shared with third party providers to assist in trouble shooting and reporting.
LOGON PAGE. Any information entered on the login page is stored in a database and shared with a security provider to improve site security. As this site does not provide user accounts, accept for site administration, all logon attempts are considered malicious and treated as such.
WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH. We do not sell your personal information. Information gathered may be used by providers of software, to improve the quality of the software used in the development of this website. Any information gathered is also used for troubleshooting problems related to the website.
We may also share any information you provided to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
What rights you have over your data
You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. Such efforts will be made on a best efforts case.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information I hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Nor any information collected by 3rd parties about your usage on this site.
You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Where we send your data
If you reside outside the United States, your information will be transferred outside your region to the United States.
MINORS. The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR DATA. To protect your personal data, we use best practices for personal website security.
WHAT DATA BREACH PROCEDURES WE HAVE IN PLACE. We use 3rd party software to identify a security breach. In the event of a breach, we will shut down the website while analyzing the extent of the breach. To recover from a breach, we would delete the site and all of its data and start anew.
WHAT THIRD PARTIES WE RECEIVE DATA FROM. We receive data from 3rd party sources to improve upon site security. Some of the data is used for creating blocked lists of IP Addresses known to originate hacking attempts.
INDUSTRY REGULATORY DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS. We do not capture user names, credit card data or other personal information other than IP addresses and anonymous data provided by your browser. As such, we do not have any industry specific requirements for privacy.
Our contact information
For additional information please submit your questions using the Contact Us page.