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Privacy Policy

In planning your trip, it is necessary for Walkabout Gourmet Adventures to collect and store your personal information. Your personal information is also collected when you subscribe to our newsletter or make an online enquiry via the website or by email. Relevant personal information may be disclosed to third parties that provide goods or services while you are travelling (e.g. hotel, transportation).

Beyond this use we promise to protect this information and ensure its confidentiality. We agree not to sell or exchange this information with anyone. The Privacy Policy may change without prior notice. The below information was last updated on 11 August 2013. If you have any questions or concerns in relation to our Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us by email or by telephone on
+61 (0)2 9871 5526

Privacy policy statement

Walkabout Gourmet Adventures is committed to protecting your privacy and using technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Walkabout Gourmet Adventures website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Walkabout Gourmet Adventures website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Walkabout Gourmet Adventures collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home address or telephone number.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Walkabout Gourmet Adventures. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Walkabout Gourmet Adventures for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Walkabout Gourmet Adventures website.

Walkabout Gourmet Adventures encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Walkabout Gourmet Adventures so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Walkabout Gourmet Adventures is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Walkabout Gourmet Adventures.

Use of your Personal Information

Walkabout Gourmet Adventures collects and uses your personal information to operate the Walkabout Gourmet Adventures website and deliver the services you have requested. Walkabout Gourmet Adventures also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Walkabout Gourmet Adventures and its affiliates. Walkabout Gourmet Adventures may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. Walkabout Gourmet Adventures does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Walkabout Gourmet Adventures may share data with trusted partners to help us send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Walkabout Gourmet Adventures, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.Walkabout Gourmet Adventures does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.Walkabout Gourmet Adventures keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within Walkabout Gourmet Adventures, in order to determine what Walkabout Gourmet Adventures services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Walkabout Gourmet Adventures to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.Walkabout Gourmet Adventures websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Walkabout Gourmet Adventures or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Walkabout Gourmet Adventures; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Walkabout Gourmet Adventures, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Walkabout Gourmet Adventures website use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Walkabout Gourmet Adventures pages, or register with Walkabout Gourmet Adventures site or services, a cookie helps Walkabout Gourmet Adventures to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Walkabout Gourmet Adventures website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Walkabout Gourmet Adventures features that you customized.You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Walkabout Gourmet Adventures services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Walkabout Gourmet Adventures secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Walkabout Gourmet Adventures secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted to other Web sites, details are passed through a secure server using the latest 128-bit SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption technology.128-bit SSL encryption is approximated to take at least one trillion years to break, and is the industry standard. If you have any questions regarding our security policy, please contact our customer support staff.

Changes to this Statement

Walkabout Gourmet Adventures will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Walkabout Gourmet Adventures encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Walkabout Gourmet Adventures is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Walkabout Gourmet Adventures welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Walkabout Gourmet Adventures has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.