Your privacy is important to Traveling Sparrow. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that Traveling Sparrow collects, and the ways in which Traveling Sparrow uses that personal information.

Personal information collection

Traveling Sparrow may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:

• information about your use of this website (including IP address information and page navigation patterns for tracking & optimization purposes;
• information about transactions carried out over this website;
• information that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to the website services (including our opt-in newsletter); and
• any other information that you send to Traveling Sparrow.

Using personal information

Traveling Sparrow may use your personal information to:

• administer this website;
• personalize the website for you;
• enable your access to and use of the website services;
• publish information about you on the website;
• send to you products that you purchase;
• supply to you services that you purchase;
• send you statements and invoices;
• collect payments from you; and
• send you marketing communications.

Where Traveling Sparrow discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, Traveling Sparrow may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Newsletter subscriptions

Traveling Sparrow offers a newsletter service. When you subscribe to the newsletter database, we use this information (name, email) to send you personalized marketing communications.

We operate an opt-in newsletter service that complies with the CAN-SPAM act, whereby you can easily unsubscribe automatically by following the clearly posted directions at the footer of each email newsletter, or by contacting us directly and requesting to be unsubscribed.

Securing of your data

Traveling Sparrow will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Traveling Sparrow will store all the personal information you provide on its secure servers.

Information relating to electronic transactions entered into via this website will be protected by encryption technology.

Cross-border data transfers

Information that Traveling Sparrow collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which Traveling Sparrow operates to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world.

You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.

Updating this statement

Traveling Sparrow may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website.

You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites.

Traveling Sparrow is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

Contact Traveling Sparrow

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or Traveling Sparrow's treatment of your personal information, please write to:

by email to; or
by post to:

Traveling Sparrow
103-2529 Wark St. Victoria, BC
Canada V8T 4G7.

This privacy statement

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