Privacy Statement


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

Collection of your Personal Information

Itchy Feet Media collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Itchy Feet Media also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

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

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Itchy Feet Media public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Itchy Feet Media does not read any of your private online communications.

Itchy Feet Media encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Itchy Feet Media so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Itchy Feet Media is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Itchy Feet Media and Itchy Feet Media family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Itchy Feet Media collects and uses your personal information to operate the Itchy Feet Media Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Itchy Feet Media also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Itchy Feet Media and its affiliates. Itchy Feet Media may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Itchy Feet Media does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Itchy Feet Media may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Itchy Feet Media may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, 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 Itchy Feet Media, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Itchy Feet Media does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Itchy Feet Media keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Itchy Feet Media, in order to determine what Itchy Feet Media services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Itchy Feet Media to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Itchy Feet Media Web sites 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 Itchy Feet Media or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Itchy Feet Media; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Itchy Feet Media, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Itchy Feet Media Web site 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 Itchy Feet Media pages, or register with Itchy Feet Media site or services, a cookie helps Itchy Feet Media 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 Itchy Feet Media Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Itchy Feet Media 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 Itchy Feet Media services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Itchy Feet Media secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Itchy Feet Media 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 (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

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

Contact Information

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