Last updated: 10/17/2018

Is it true? Someone is actually reading our privacy policy? *stands up from desk, wipes drool off cheek*

Ahem. Welcome to Expedition to Florida’s Privacy Policy & Disclosure! *throws glitter*

The point of this page is to give you the low-down on all the boring stuff very important policies we have in place. You have a right to know how your data is being collected as well as any financial relationships we have with third parties. So here we go…..

FTC Disclosure

The friendly folks from the FTC would like us to tell you that we may have financial relationships with companies mentioned on this site. We may receive free products, services, and/or monetary compensation in exchange for featured placement of sponsored products or services. This site contains affiliate links, which means we earn a commission if you click through and buy from them. This does not cost you any extra.

We aren’t shills. We only promote products and services we genuinely feel will deliver value to you. No ridiculous weight loss products or get rich quick schemes allowed. We are real humans with legit morals who would probably cry if you thought we were trying to scam you.

Privacy Policy

Expedition to Florida, found at http://expeditiontoflorida.com/ (AKA where you are right now), is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”). In the Privacy Policy, we will refer to this site as “the Website”. If you want to make this fun, grab a bottle of rum and take a shot every time you read the words “the Website” from here on out. But don’t. Because that would be 21 shots. Damn.

By accessing any part of the Website, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions described below. If you do not agree to any of these terms, get the hell outta here! This Privacy Policy applies to all users, including those simply viewing the Website as well as contributors of content, information, and other materials.

We totally respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it like it’s the last pudding cup in the house. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you about what personally identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used.

What Information We Collect

Expedition to Florida collects the following types of personally identifiable information:

• Information You Voluntarily Submit: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.

• Information Collected by “Cookies”: We may log information by sending “cookies” to your computer. A “cookie” is a baked food that is small, flat and fucking delicious. But in this case, it’s actually a small line of text stored on your browser, which Expedition to Florida uses to help provide a more personalized experience on the Website.

• Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.

• Information Collected by “Clear GIFs”: Expedition to Florida may employ “clear GIFs” (AKA Web Beacons), which are used to track online usage patterns anonymously (i.e., in a non-personally-identifiable manner). In addition, Expedition to Florida may also use clear GIFs in HTML-based emails sent to users to track which emails are opened by recipients.

How Your Information May Be Used

Expedition to Florida may use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send commercial or marketing messages. Email promotions will provide information on how to opt out of future mailings. We may also use your email address to send you administrative communications, such as technical notices, confirmation emails, and security alerts.

We use aggregated information (such as anonymous user usage data, cookies, IP addresses, browser type, etc.) to improve the quality and design of the Website and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing user preferences and trends. In addition, Expedition to Florida may use the information collected to create your account, identify you as a user of the Website, and customize the Website for your account; to respond to your comments or inquiries and provide you with user support; to protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide you with our services. You can ask for your personal information to be deleted at any time or ask for us to send you or a third party your personal information by contacting us. Please note that there may be latency in deleting your personal information from our servers and backup storage, and we may retain your personal information in order to comply with the law, protect our rights, resolve disputes or enforce our agreements.

Will Expedition to Florida Share Personally Identifiable Information with Others?

Just no. We will not share your information with other, third-party companies for their commercial or marketing use without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you have the ability to opt-in or opt-out.

Expedition to Florida may provide personally identifiable information to employees, consultants, affiliates, cats or other businesses or persons for the purpose of processing such information on its behalf. In such circumstances, we require that these parties agree to protect the confidentiality of such information and to comply in all respects with this Privacy Policy.

We may share non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous user usage data, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third-parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality on the Website and to serve interest-based ads on both the Website and trusted partner applications.

In addition, Expedition to Florida may release personally identifiable information: (i) to the extent it has a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with any applicable law, protect itself against any liability, defend itself against any claims, protect the rights, property and personal safety of any user or protect the public welfare; or (ii) to respond to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant.

Third-Party Use of Personal Information

Expedition to Florida my allow third-party ad servers or ad networks to serve advertisements within the Website. These third parties use fancy technology to send the ads and links that appear on the Website directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize the ad content you see. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.

Is My Information Secure?

To prevent unauthorized access, we employ web application firewalls, attack-detection, and similar services to prevent the authorized access of our public-facing services. Applications and underlying systems are monitored for security vulnerabilities and patched in a timely fashion when threats are discovered. Expedition to Florida has implemented security measures to protect personally identifiable information collected on the Website against loss, misuse or alteration. In addition, your account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by logging off once you have finished using a shared computer. Moreover, despite the precautions described above, Expedition to Florida cannot and does not guarantee that the individual user information you have transmitted will not be intercepted by others and/or decrypted, and it accepts no liability for any unintentional disclosure.

In the Event of Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy

In the event that Expedition to Florida is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, it reserves the right to transfer or assign the information it has collected from users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of Expedition to Florida’s bankruptcy, insolvency, Godzilla attack, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.

Special Note to International Users

Welcome! We’re glad you’re here. Please be aware that the Website is hosted in the United States and is intended for and directed to users in the United States. If you are accessing the Website from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the Website, which is governed by U.S. law, this Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer.

Sensitive Personal Information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number (duh), information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, etc. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Children’s Information

You must be 18 years and older to register to use the Website. As a result, Expedition to Florida does not collect information about children.

Contact Information

Please contact us at info@ expeditiontoflorida.com for questions related to this Privacy Policy. Or if you just wanna say hi and tell us how funny we are.