Introduction
At Here & Beyond Magazine, we believe that it is extremely important to protect the privacy of our customers. We are providing this privacy policy to help you better understand the ways in which your personal information is gathered and used on the www.hereandbeyondmag.com website.

Here & Beyond Magazine is wholly owned by The Mark Travel Corporation. The Mark Travel Corporation and its affiliated technology and marketing agencies, and travel agency distributors, gather, store, and process the information from the Here & Beyond Magazine website. They help Here & Beyond Magazine use customer information to create and distribute products, specials, promotions, and website features for our customers Here & Beyond Magazine, The Mark Travel Corporation, and their affiliated technology and marketing agencies, and travel agency distributors (hereafter “Here & Beyond Magazine”) will not sell or share your personally identifiable information with any third party company or agency without your permission.

If you have any comments or questions regarding this privacy statement, please contact Here & Beyond Magazine via our online Customer Service.

Information Here & Beyond Magazine Collects
The Here & Beyond Magazine website collects customer information in a number of ways: when you sign up to receive emails, when you fill out a Customer Service request, when you send a information request to a travel agent via their agency profile, when you send a comment to the suggestion link on our weekly email, and when you forward an email/webpage to a friend.
The types of information collected on these pages are:

  • Customer Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Age Range
  • Gender
  • Destination Information Desired
  • Other Information Desired
  • Travel Habits

How Your Information Is Used
When you sign up for the Here & Beyond Magazine e-newsletter, you have the choice of receiving or not receiving emails. If you choose to receive emails, Here & Beyond Magazine will send you regular emails promoting vacation travel, news and other information. You may unsubscribe from the email specials list at any time by accessing the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.

The information you supply when you send in a Customer Service request is used to assist you with your request. It may also be used to help Here & Beyond Magazine review and improve its products, content, and customer service.

The information you supply when you send a request to a travel agent via an agency profile is a confidential communication between you and the travel agency. Here & Beyond Magazine does not monitor these communications or collect data from them, except the total number of requests sent. Here & Beyond Magazine makes no guarantees as to the way in which the travel agencies will use or protect the information you send them via their agency profile information request form.

The information you supply when you send a suggestion or comment to the email suggestion link is used to reply to your comment. Your information may also be forwarded on to the relevant product team or Customer Service team to further process your comment or to help improve Here & Beyond Magazine content, promotions and customer service.

The information you supply when you send an email/webpage to a friend is used to forward the relevant email or webpage information. Here & Beyond Magazine will not send additional emails or mailings to your friend. Your friend must subscribe to our e-newsletter or provide information himself/herself through one of the other available means before Here & Beyond Magazine will contact him/her.

Information collected through some/all of the methods listed above may be used by Here & Beyond Magazine to improve products, processes and customer service. Here & Beyond Magazine may also use some/all of the information to create customer mailing lists and may occasionally send our customers promotional pieces or other mailings. Mailing lists compiled from the information you provide will only be used by Here & Beyond Magazine for its own marketing and promotional efforts, and will not be sold or shared with any third parties.

Here & Beyond Magazine may also use non-identifying or aggregate information to improve our website, track promotional success, and/or to share website usage information with our hotel, airline or other business affiliates. This information may include number of page views, visitor sessions, session length, hits, number of unique visitors, browser type, number of visits by each visitor, most requested pages, most accessed pages, top paths through the site, number of returning users. Not all of this information is shared with our business affiliates, but some aggregate numbers such as page views on a particular page during a particular time frame may be shared. However, no personally identifiable information about you will be shared with any third party.

Here & Beyond Magazine use of IP Addresses and Cookies
Here & Beyond Magazine uses cookies to track visitors to our site. Here & Beyond Magazine gathers the number of unique visitors as well as the number of page views each visitor makes. The information is used for promotional and marketing purposes only and in the compilation of web usage reports. The reports generated do not recognize any information specific to your location, or anything specific to your individual machine. Cookies are tiny files that are placed on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies do not extract private or personal information from your computer.

Here & Beyond Magazine Commitment to Information Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, there are appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We use SSL (Secure Socket Layers) to encrypt and protect your personal information. We understand that this is vital in the exchange of credit card and password information.

Here & Beyond Magazine Commitment to Child Privacy
Protecting the privacy of children is very important to Here & Beyond Magazine. Here & Beyond Magazine does not collect or maintain information from our website from those known to be under 13 years of age. No part of our website is designed to attract anyone under the age of 13.

Information you submit through any of the online methods may be used to create customer mailing lists. Here & Beyond Magazine may occasionally send our customers promotional pieces or other mailings. Mailing lists compiled from the information you provide will only be used by Here & Beyond Magazine for its own marketing and promotional efforts, and will not be sold or shared with any third parties.

Opt-In Information
If you wish to receive information about Here & Beyond Magazine via email, you may sign up on the sign up forms throughout the website at hereandbeyondmag.com. Information you submit through any of the online methods may be used to create customer mailing lists. Here & Beyond Magazine may occasionally send our customers promotional pieces or other mailings. Mailing lists compiled from the information you provide will only be used by Here & Beyond Magazine for its own marketing and promotional efforts, and will not be sold or shared with any third parties.

Notification of Changes to Here & Beyond Magazine Information-Use Policies
If at some future date, Here & Beyond Magazine determines that it will change the manner in which it uses the information it collects on the website, you will be notified at least 30 days prior to Here & Beyond Magazine making the change. You would have the option of choosing to continue or not continue to be a member of the Here & Beyond Magazine database receiving emails, and would have the option of unsubscribing. Information collected prior to any information-use changes would be managed according to the Privacy Policy in place at the time it was collected. Only new information collected online would be subject to any new information-use policies.

How to Contact Here & Beyond Magazine
If you have any questions or comments regarding the Here & Beyond Magazine privacy policy, please contact Here & Beyond Magazine via our online Customer Service.