Privacy Policy


Gourmet Traveler Tours respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. Gourmet Traveler  Tours provides this Privacy Statement to inform you of our Privacy Policy and practices and of the choices you can make about the way your information is collected online and how that information is used. We’ve structured our website so that, in general, you can visit Gourmet Traveler Tours on the web without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. We make this notice readily available on our home page and at the bottom of every Gourmet Traveler Tours Web page. This Privacy Statement applies to all Gourmet Traveler Tours-owned websites and domains (“Gourmet Traveler Tours websites”). If you or your organization have an existing Agreement with Gourmet Traveler Tours, terms may be in effect that differ from this statement. If so, please refer to your Agreements or contact Support for more information about our privacy policy.

Links to non-Gourmet Traveler Tours Websites

The Gourmet Traveler Tours websites may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information. If you access those links, you will leave the Gourmet Traveler Tours website. Gourmet Traveler Tours does not control those sites or their privacy practices, which may differ from those of Gourmet Traveler Tours. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites. The personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties is not covered by the Gourmet Traveler Tours Privacy Statement. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any company before submitting your personal information. Some third-party companies may choose to share their personal data with Gourmet Traveler Tours; that sharing is governed by that third-party company’s privacy policy.

Types of Information We Collect


This Privacy Statement covers personal information, non-personal data collection and aggregate reporting. Personal Information Gourmet Traveler Tours uses data that is associated with your name or personal identity to understand better your needs and interests and to provide you with better service. Once you choose to provide us with personal information, you can be assured it will be used only to support your customer relationship with Gourmet Traveler Tours. We take seriously the trust you place in us. Gourmet Traveler Tours will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. On some Gourmet Traveler Tours websites, you can order products or services, request information, subscribe to marketing or support materials, register yourself or your Gourmet Traveler Tours products, or apply for a job at Gourmet Traveler Tours. The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include name, address, phone number, e-mail address, user IDs and passwords, billing and transaction information, credit card information, contact preferences, educational and employment background, and job interest data. Non-personal Information Gourmet Traveler Tours collects and analyzes data about usage and service operation that is not associated with a specific personal identity to evaluate how visitors use the Gourmet Traveler Tours websites. Non-personal data we collect may include the pages visited on the Gourmet Traveler Tours websites, unique URL’s visited within Gourmet Traveler, browser type and IP address. Most non-personal data is collected via cookies or other analysis technologies. Web pages may use cookies and other technologies for data analysis and personalization services.

How We Use Your Information 


Gourmet Traveler Tours uses your personal information to provide you with services and to help us better understand your needs and interests. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction or reservation, to communicate with you, to provide service and support, to update you on events and promotions, to personalize promotional offers and to personalize some Gourmet Traveler Tours websites. Occasionally we may also use your information to contact you for market research regarding Gourmet Traveler Tours products or services. Credit card information is used only for payment processing and fraud prevention. Credit card information and sensitive personal data are not used for any other purpose by Gourmet Traveler Tours and will not be kept longer than necessary for providing the services.

Who We Share Your Information With


Gourmet Traveler Tours will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. Gourmet Traveler Tours will not share your personal information with third parties except in responding to your requests for products or services. Your permission will be requested when you submit your information. Gourmet Traveler Tours shares customer information across Gourmet Traveler Tours-owned business entities and companies working on our behalf, but only as described above in “How we use your information.” Gourmet Traveler Tours contracts with third-party service providers and suppliers to deliver complete products and services described in “How we use your information.” Suppliers and service providers are required to keep confidential the information received on behalf of Gourmet Traveler Tours and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for Gourmet Traveler Tours. These service providers may change or we may contract with additional service providers to better accommodate our customers. Gourmet Traveler Tours will not share personal information with any other third parties without your permission, unless required by law enforcement action, subpoena, or local law. Gourmet Traveler Tours or its related entities could merge with or be acquired by another business entity or some or all of their respective assets could be acquired. If such a combination or acquisition occurs, Gourmet Traveler Tours will make every reasonable effort to notify you in the event we share with the merging or acquiring entity some or all of your personal information to continue serving you.