Privacy Statement  


Ariau Amazon Towers has a strong commitment to providing excellent service to all of our customers and visitors of this Web site, including respecting your concerns about privacy. We understand that you may have questions about how this Web site collects and uses the information that you provide to us. We have prepared this statement to inform you of the privacy principles that govern this Web site, including Ariau Amazon Towers.com and other Ariau Amazon Towers sites included within Ariau Amazon Towers.com, which are listed in this privacy statement ("Statement").

At Ariau Amazon Towers, meeting your needs and expectations form the foundation of everything we do - including protecting your privacy. If after reviewing this Statement, you have any questions or privacy concerns please send an email to privacy@ariautowers.com.

Browsing
This Web site does not collect personally identifiable information from your computer when you browse this Web site and request pages from our servers. This means that, unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide us with personally identifiable information, we will not know your name, your email address, or any other personally identifiable information. When you request a page from our Web site, our servers log the information provided in the HTTP request header including the IP number, the time of the request, the URL of your request, and other information that is provided in the HTTP header. We collect the HTTP request header information in order to make our Web site function correctly and provide you the functionality that you see on this Web site. We also use this information to better understand how visitors use our Web site and how we can better tune it, its contents and functionality to meet your needs.

Information We Collect
When we need to collect personally identifiable information from you to provide you with a particular service, we will ask you to voluntarily supply us with the information we need. We will also use your email address to 1) notify you about special offers and promotions as described in the email section of this privacy statement, as well as 2) send you periodic satisfaction or market research surveys. You can opt out of emails at any time. The same types of information would be requested to complete a gift certificate purchase, register for a Ariau Amazon Towers Rewards promotion, enter a sweepstakes, to enroll in the Ariau Amazon Towers Rewards program, or to redeem Ariau Amazon Towers Rewards points. On occasion, we use third parties to provide us with additional contact information about you given the information you provided to us directly. For example, if we know your name and postal address, we may use third party to provide us with your email address. We would then use this information for market analysis and marketing purposes.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
In addition to the travel-related services and required information sharing described directly above, Ariau Amazon Towers does use the services of third parties, such as email service providers and marketing companies that act as agents on behalf of Ariau Amazon Towers. These parties are contractually prohibited from using personally identifiable information for any purpose other than for the purpose Ariau Amazon Towers specifies. We do provide non-personally identifiable information to certain service providers for their use on an aggregated basis for the purpose of performing their contractual obligations to us. We prohibit the sale or transfer of personally identifiable information to entities outside of the Ariau Amazon Towers family of companies and hotels for their use without your approval.

Cookies
Our Website uses "cookie" technology. "Cookies" are encrypted strings of text that a Web site stores on a user's computer. Our Web site requires the use of a Cookie throughout the online reservation process. Without Cookies we will not be able to keep information you enter on multiple pages together. For example, unless Ariau Amazon Towers.com can remember the dates you used in your hotel search, we will not be able to check room availability. Cookies also enable us to customize our Web site and offerings to your needs and provide you with a better online experience on Ariau Amazon Towers.com.

You may set your browser to block Cookies (consult the instructions for your particular browser on how to do this), although doing so will adversely affect your ability to perform certain transactions, use certain functionality, and access certain content on our Web site.

Emails about Special Offers and Promotions and Opt-Out
It is our intention to only send you email communications that will be useful to you and that you want to receive. When you create a personal account, join Ariau Amazon Towers Rewards, or make a reservation and provide your email address, we will periodically contact you via email and provide information about special offers and promotions that may be of interest to you. These communications will relate to Ariau Amazon Towers offers which may also include the promotions of select, reputable third parties with whom Ariau Amazon Towers has a strategic marketing relationship because they offer products or services that we believe would be of interest to you. We may use a third-party email service providers to send emails. These service providers are prohibited from using your email address for any purpose other than to send Ariau Amazon Towers-related email.

If you do not wish to receive email updates on your Ariau Amazon Towers Rewards account offers from Ariau Amazon Towers Rewards and Ariau Amazon Towers.com or satisfaction and market surveys, please unsubscribe here . In addition, every time you receive an email, you will be provided the choice to opt-out of future emails by following the instructions provided in the email. You may also opt-out online by updating your personal account, or sending a letter to Internet Customer Care - Unsubscribe, 905 Brickell Bay Drive Suite 1930 - Miami, FL 33131. Please allow 10 business days for us to process your opt-out.

Legal Issues
This is a United States Web site and is subject to United States law. Ariau Amazon Towers will disclose personally identifiable information without your permission when required by law, or in good faith belief that such action is necessary to investigate or protect against harmful activities to Ariau Amazon Towers guests, visitors, associates, or property (including this site), or to others. As mentioned above, laws related to personally identifiable information vary by country.

Ariau Amazon Towers.com Internet Privacy Statement Changes
In the future, we may need to change this privacy statement. All changes will be made here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone. This statement was last updated on February 28, 2007.

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