Privacy

We recognize that your privacy is important. Our privacy policy outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use AncientDestinations.com, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information through this site.
 

AncientDestinations.com strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers’, consumers’ and online visitors’ privacy on this website.

 

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) sets out how AncientDestinations.com (henceforth, “Website” or “AncientDestinations.com”) uses and protects any information that you give Ancient Destinations when you use this website.
 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

AncientDestinations.com assures you that there will be no illegal or inappropriate usage of personal information. AncientDestinations.com assures you there will be no illegal or inappropriate usage of cookies. AncientDestinations.com collects personally identifiable information from visitors to this website only on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include your name, birth date, postal address, email address, company name and/or telephone number.
 

This information is collected if you request information from this website, participate in a contest or sweepstakes, sign up to our website and/or join an email list, email newsletters or request some other service or information from this website. The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of this website, notify visitors of updates, and/or respond to visitor inquiries. Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in our files. If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information we will inform you by placing a notice on this website. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.
 

The majority of links within this website lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties. AncientDestinations.com includes these links solely as a convenience to you, and the presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents (exceptions may apply).

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website

We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
 

Automatically-Collected Information

We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
 

THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We currently use the following third-party service providers:
 

Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

Visitor Analytics - Is a simple website analytics service which measures the traffic and visitors' general details of our website. By collecting these statistics, we can make our visitors' experience better (e.g. which pages they visit and when, where they are approximately located, where does a user land first or if they are coming from a specific referral).


As a website owner using Visitor Analytics, we are using cookies to collect data about visitors' device type and screen size, approximate location, browser, OS, IPs, page  visits, bounce rate, conversions and popular content on the website. All this data is pseudonymized and Visitor Analytics will never use the collected data to identify individual users or to match it with additional information on an individual user. Each visitor has control over the cookies placement.
 

COOKIES
This site uses cookies from Google, Visitor Analytics and our Hosting Provider to deliver its services, to personalize ads and to analyse traffic. Information about your use of this site is shared with Google. By using this site,  you agree to its use of cookies.  Learn more: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies


Third-Party Cookies

The following cookie table lists a selection of cookies from our hosting provider.  Although we may update this list periodically, please be advised that the names of cookies, pixels and other technologies are subject to change.


 




 

 


We use cookies to help you personalize your online experience. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the sites pages, or register with any of our site’s services, a cookie enables (website/company name) to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. 


How to Control Cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish by checking your browser settings on each device - for details, see aboutcookies.org. 


Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users  deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.

 

ANONYMOUS DATA
From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.


ADVERTISING
 

Display Ads / Web Beacons

We use third-party advertising companies such as Google Adsense to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies, as noted above. Google’s advertising technology (such as Google’s AdSense program: Interest – based advertising) serves relevant ads when you visit our website. Google uses cookies to gather general data (which does not include any personal information like your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements for goods and services that are likely to be of interest to you. You can learn more and opt out of this cookie by visiting the Google Advertising and Privacy page.

We
may serve other third party advertisements that use cookies and web beacons in the course of ads being served on our site to ascertain how many times you’ve seen an advertisement. No personally identifiable information you give us is provided to them for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information on our website.

 

Affiliate Program Participation

We may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions. AncientDestinations.com is a participant in the ShareASale Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees. As part of this program, this website may post customized links, provided by ShareASale, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
 

Newsletters

We may engage in newsletter submissions, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.
 

RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Opt out – You may opt out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us by submitting a request via our Contact Form to be removed from our mailing list. Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.