What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register for our website and  fill out a form.

When registering for our site you be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, industry sector, country and industry trade shows you attend.

What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To improve our website (it is a continual work in progress and is update regularly)
  • To send notifications (without your name and e-mail address) to our content partners as to who is interested in their destination or product. (Note: at the end of each year we may send a select number of destinations that you have visited on TheTourOperator contact information—your company name and your e-mail so that they can measure the effectiveness of their return on investment in TheTourOperator
  • To improve service to the trade
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails alerting you to updates and newsletters

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe or be deleted from the website contact us at: info@thetouroperator.com

We use cookies for a better user experience and to send our content partners tracking information.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent
By using our site, you consent to our online privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.
This policy was last modified on 2/15/2015

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Connect Travel
15 Technology Pkwy. S.
Suite 250
Norcross, GA 30092
Phone: 770-582-9700

Connect Travel GDPR Statement

Connect Travel publishes this Internet Privacy Policy to inform you of our practices concerning the collection, use, and protection of information you provide us through interactions with this website, other Connect Travel-affiliated websites (www.thetouroperator.com, www.inboundreport.com, www.thetravelvertical.com, connecttravel.com). Connect Travel is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using these websites, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Connect Travel collects the following information when you register with www.thetouroperator.com, on this website, we may collect the following information:


When you register on one of our websites, your information may be shared among our website platforms for ease of registration and identification. Once you register with thetouroperator.com and sign in to our services, you are no longer anonymous to us. 

Users may elect to opt-out of email services that range from a weekly newsletter (www.inboundreport.com) to information about suppliers and destinations who are www.thetouroperator.com destination or supplier partners.

Users may elect to participate in educational programs and seminars that Connect Travel, the parent company of thetouroperator.com, conducts from time to time. Connect Travel does not collects personal information in connection with user registration for and participation in such programs but we do collect information about your business, which may be shared with one or more of our partners. If your information is shared, it will be done so in a way that conforms to the rules and principles of this Privacy Policy.

"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. TheTourOperator.com may send a cookie to your computer through your browser. TheTourOperator.com uses cookies to track page requests and the duration of each user's visit and the use of cookies allows us to streamline the user's visit to our website and to send our destination partners automated e-mail alerts with user's company name, country of origin, industry segment and a list of trade shows the user attends so they can track interest from users in their products.
You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent. If you choose not to accept cookies, your experience at our website and other websites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

Connect Travel and TheTourOperator automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, thetouroperator.com cookie information, and the website page you request. We use this information to help diagnose problems with our servers, for system administration, and to examine our website traffic in aggregate. The information may be collected and used to improve the content of our Web pages and to customize content and/or layout for each user.

If you are purchasing something from a Connect Travel's websites, we need to know personally identifiable information such as your name, email address, mailing address, credit card number, and expiration date. This allows us to process registrations and to notify you of related any changes that may have occurred since your registration was processed. Credit card information will not be shared or sold to unaffiliated third parties for any purpose without your express permission, except as necessary to process the transaction.

If you elect to provide us personal information, we use it primarily to deliver the service you requested.
Connect Travel and thetouroperator.com may use personal information in a variety of ways including the following:
Connect Travel and thetouroperator.com may use information to ensure our records are up to date, and to improve our products and services. We may also use your interest in destinations and attractions featured on thetouroperator.com for market research purposes.
Connect Travel may use personal information collected through its websites to send out targeted email promotions on behalf of its industry partners.
Connect Travel may use personal information to contact users regarding renewing registrations to our conferences or thetouroperator.com products.
TheTourOperator.com may use personally identifiable information to send notification of thetouroperator.com's or our partners' products and services by such methods as email and/or postal mail.
If you provide financial information, we send that information to our third-party processor primarily to verify your credit and collect payments for your purchases, orders, subscriptions, etc.
TheTourOperator.com or Connect Travel may send product announcements or special edition e-letters to online registrants. If you participate in any of Connect Travel's programs, seminar, or other time-sensitive program, we may contact you to remind you of upcoming deadlines or additional information concerning these programs.
Connect Travel occasionally conducts subscriber and/or user surveys to better target our content to our audiences. The aggregated information collected is sometimes shared with our partners, however, we do not share specific individual information with third-parties.
Connect Travel operates several websites featuring its travel-related content and services and may share information collected from users of its websites internally across these websites to better serve its users.
Connect Travel has numerous products and services and therefore numerous email and promotion lists. In an effort to allow users to tailor their participation in our services and promotions, Connect Travel provides users the ability to choose specific lists or products of interest and opt-out options are product and use/list specific. All email promotions sent from Connect Travel provide an opt-out link at the bottom of the email pursuant to which users can opt-out of specific products and promotions. If you receive one of these emails and wish to unsubscribe please follow the instructions given in each email, or you may contact info@ConnectTravel.com to unsubscribe from this website's list in particular.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for any of the above purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at info@ConnectTravel.com

From time to time we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our Privacy Policy. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our website.

Contact Us

Connect Travel
15 Technology Pkwy. S.
Suite 250
Norcross, GA 30092

Phone: 770-582-9700
Email: info@ConnectTravel.com

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