Terms & Conditions

Privacy Policy

We respect the privacy of visitors to our Websites, and as a result, have developed this Privacy Policy to describe how we collect, use, maintain and share information we collect or you provide by your use of this Website.  What's Worth It ("WWI") is a wholly owned subsidiary of Altour International, Inc. ("Altour").  WWI conducts its business worldwide from the perspective of reviews and locations our trusted friends live and work.  WWI takes your privacy seriously. WWI is referred to as "we," "us," and "our." Throughout this document "you," "your," and "yours" will mean you, the consumer of the information, products and service available via this Website. "Websites" means the web pages located at root domains: www.whatsworthit.com. This Privacy Policy incorporates by reference the Terms of Use of this Website.

The reviews and opinions published on this Website are those of our individual travelers and do not reflect the opinions or views of Altour.  These reviews are provided for your education and reflect the experience of the person who experienced the place they reviewed.  The author's experience may not match that of typical individuals or travelers. WWI maintains an Editorial Policy and all reviews are to be written to this standard of objectivity.

Reviews published to this Website may provide the opportunity for you to purchase services from or through Altour or other fulfillment partners.  The purchase of services is governed by the terms of use and privacy policy of the fulfillment partner. 

What this Privacy Policy Covers

We maintain information about you which associates your e-mail address with other information you provided to us.  We may provide your information to other Altour companies in order to make you aware of services or special offers we think may be of interest to you.  You can always opt out of our e-mail list(s) and, if you do so, we will honor your request.

Information Collection

We collect limited information about your transactions with us, including information about how you use our website, your use of the travel products and services that we offer, your address, telephone number, email address, and other similar information that is voluntarily submitted to us. You have the right to request free access to all information concerning you.  In addition, we automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookie information, and the page you request.  We do not maintain a process for an individual consumer to review or request changes to the personally identifiable information we have collected about you. You have the right to request deletion of your personal data. Our Website is designed to work only for end users that allow tracking across the Website.   If your browser signals "do not track" or other mechanism indicating that you do not want your personally identifiable information about your online activities over time, across third-party websites or online services tracked, then we will only use information we collect in de-identified form such that it cannot be connected to your activities.

With Whom We Share Your Information

We may share your information with the following:

•           Third party vendors who provide services or functions on our behalf, including credit card processing, business analytics, customer service, marketing, and fraud prevention.  We may also share aggregate anonymous information with third parties.  Our use of personal indicative information with respect to credit card transactions is subject to our contractual obligations to meet payment card industry standards in addition to all legal requirements.
•           Affiliates of Altour, American Express and other business partners with whom we jointly offer products or services, or whose products or services may be offered on our Website or for whom we provide services.
•           Referring websites may have the ability or right to track your activity, in the event you were referred to this Website from another site.
•           Government officials in response to subpoenas, court orders, customs, immigration, or other legal process.

You have the right to oppose your information from being used for advertising purposes or for commercial purposes.

How We Use Your Information

We use your information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, to improve the services we deliver to you and to contact you.  We may share your information with our agents, contractors, or partners in connection with services that these individuals or entities perform for, or with, us.  These agents, contractors, or partners are restricted from using this data in any way other than to provide service for us, or services for the collaboration in which they are engaged.  We may also enhance or merge your information with data obtained from third parties for the same purposes. We will only use and share your information in order to better serve you as a customer and perform the services for you for which you have engaged us.  THIS PRIVACY POLICY DOES NOT GOVERN, AND WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER, HOW THIRD PARTIES WITH WHOM WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION IN ORDER TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES MAY USE YOUR INFORMATION.

If you are visiting this Website from outside the United States, your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States.  The data protection and laws of the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in your country.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, you agree that the laws of the United States shall govern your rights with respect to the information you have provided to us and waive any claims, rights or cause of action to the contrary.

European Union (EU) Safe Harbor

We comply with the EU Safe Harbor Framework ("Safe Harbor") as set forth by the United States Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from the European Union ("EU").  In particular, we adhere to the Safe Harbor with respect to personally identifiable data obtained in the United States ("US") about (i) customers and visitors to this Website from the EU; (ii) suppliers, business partners, customers, and Website visitors to our EU affiliates; and (iii) employees of our EU affiliates.  EU customer data is handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy.   If a service provider is located in a country outside the US or EU, such information will only be provided if that organization agrees to use the information in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.  If your personal information will be shared with third parties for purposes incompatible with the purpose for which the personal information was originally collected, you will be notified and have the opportunity to opt-out of sharing this information. Appropriate protection measures and safeguards are in place in order to ensure that personal data will be undecipherable to any unauthorized individuals.  We will keep an updated record of all breaches of personal data, listing the particular conditions, effects, and measures taken as remedies. The record will be available to EU Departments and Commissions upon request.

Links to Other Sites

As a convenience to you, this Website currently contains links to a number of sites that may offer useful information.  The policies and procedures described herein do not apply to those sites.  We are not responsible for the content or security of third party sites.  You should carefully review the privacy statements of any other sites you visit, as those privacy policies may be different from this Privacy Policy.

Children

The terms of use of this Website require that the individual using this Website be at least eighteen (18) years of age.  This Website is not intended for, or designed to attract, individuals under the age of eighteen (18).

We will not knowingly contact or agree to provide services to children under age 18, except with the express consent of their parent or guardian.

Confidentiality and Security

We limit access to personal information about you to employees and agents who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you. We will collect and process data fairly, lawfully, and for the legitimate purpose of serving you as a consumer. 

We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you. We will take commercially reasonable steps to ensure that data is kept accurate, complete, and up-to-date.  We will retain your personal information in our databases in accordance with applicable laws.  This period may extend beyond the end of your relationship with us, but it will be only as long as it is necessary to meet our legal and contractual obligations. Personal data will only be stored beyond this necessary period for processing for historical, statistical, or scientific purposes.

We utilize various security technologies to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the data we collect and retain about you.  In communication with you through the internet, we may utilize secure socket layer ("SSL") or other similar technologies.  When storing your data within our system, we may encrypt the data, where both commercially reasonable and technically feasible.  As part of our periodic security review, we evaluate our fire wall configuration and other system security features to update and improve our own security and ensure accurate interfacing with the various systems of third party providers, including Fulfillment Partners.  In addition, we maintain audit trails on data access and continually monitor our systems for unauthorized intrusion.

What We Do Not Do

We do not, and will not, at any time, request your credit card information, Member ID, password, or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication. Except to the extent you request special accommodation, we do not collect data regarding your racial or ethnic origin, political opinion, religion, trade union affiliation, or health.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. Our use of information shall be governed by the then current version of the Privacy Policy.

Questions and Suggestions

If you wish to be removed from our contact list, require changes to be made to your information, wish to view your information, or if you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at:

What’s Worth It
Chief Compliance Officer
702 North Shore Drive Suite 300
Jeffersonville, IN 47130


Terms of Use

These Terms of Use govern your use and access to the information, products and services made available on this Website by What's Worth It ("WWI") to you via this Website ("Fulfillment Partners").  WWI is referred to as "we," "us," and "our".  Throughout this document "you," "your," and "yours" will mean you, the consumer of the information, products and service available via this Website.  "Website" means the web pages located at the root domain: www.whatsworthit.com.  These Terms of Use incorporate by reference the Privacy Policy of this Website.

 

1.         USE OF WEBSITE

This Website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the Terms of Use contained herein and in the Privacy Policy. In the absence of your express acceptance which you provide when completing a transaction on the Website, your use of this Website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions and notices. Your use of this Website provides consent to collect and process your information. You have the right to object to the processing of any data relating to you. 

The content and information on this Website, as well as the infrastructure used to provide such content and information, is proprietary to us.  You may only use the Website for your personal education about products and services and to make legitimate reservations or purchases and shall not use the Website for any other purposes. You may not: (a) use the Website for any commercial purpose; (b) use any "robot," "spider" or other automatic device, or a program, algorithm or methodology having similar processes or functionality, or any manual process to monitor or copy any of the web pages, data or content found on the Website; (c) deep link to any portion of the Website, without the prior written permission of WWI; or (d) use the Website in violation of, or to violate, any law, rule or regulation.

 

2.         LINKS TO OTHER SITES

For your convenience, our Website provides links to other sites.  When you click on one of these links, you are leaving our site and entering another site.  We are not responsible for such third party websites.  You should carefully review the terms and conditions of use of these sites, because those terms will apply to your visit to the other sites, and may be different than these Terms and Conditions.

 

3.         REVIEWS COMMENTS AND OTHER SUBMISSIONS

By submitting content to this Website by electronic mail, postings on this Website or otherwise, including reviews, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like contained in any submission ("Submission"), you grant WWI and the affiliated co-branded and/or linked Website partners through whom we provide services, a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from, and publicly display and perform such Submission throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised, and use the name that you submit in connection with your Submission.

 

4.         CUSTOMER WARRANTIES

For European Union ("EU") residents, you understand that WWI, through its affiliate, SwiftTrip, complies with the EU Safe Harbor Framework ("Safe Harbor") as set forth by the United States Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information. 

 

5.         COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES

All copy content of this Website is the property of WWI or its licensors. Photos are the property of each reviewed place or entity. All rights reserved. Altour, Whats Worth It, and SwiftTrip and their logos are registered trademarks of Altour. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of fulfillment partners.  Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed to grant you a license or right to use any intellectual property owned by Altour or fulfillment partners. 

 

6.         DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT COMPLIANCE

This Website is a conduit for content licensed and provided by fulfillment partners. If you have any copyright concerns about any materials posted on this Website by others, please let us know. We comply with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act applicable to Internet service providers (17 U.S.C. § 512). Please provide us with written notice ("Notice") by contacting our Designated Agent at the following address:

What’s Worth It
Chief Compliance Officer
702 North Shore Drive Suite 300
Jeffersonville, IN 47130

To be effective, the Notice must include the following:

•           A physical or electronic signature of the owner, or a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner ("Complaining Party") of an exclusive right that is allegedly being infringed upon;
•           Information reasonably sufficient to permit WWI to contact the Complaining Party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address;
•           Identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Website ("Infringing Material"), and information reasonably sufficient to permit WWI to locate such material on the Website;
•           Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed upon ("Infringed Material"), or if multiple copyrighted works at a single Website are covered by a single Notice, a list of each copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed (please be specific as to which Infringing Material is infringing on which Infringed Material);
•           A statement that the Complaining Party has a good faith belief that use of Infringing Material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
•           A statement that the information in the Notice is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the Complaining Party is the owner or is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

7.         CHANGES TO TERMS OF USE

WWI reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Terms of Use, effective on the date modified terms are posted and applicable to all transactions commenced on or after that date. Your subsequent use of this Website will indicate your acceptance of any such changes. Your purchase of products and services shall be governed by the Terms of Use made available to you as part of the purchase process.

8.         DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN, WWI MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND REGARDING THE BENEFITS, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE HEREUNDER, ALL OF WHICH ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. WWI DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OF THE CONTENT OR DATA FOUND ON THE WEBSITE (MUCH OF WHICH IS PROVIDED BY FULFILLMENT PARTNERS). WWI DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. WWI DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS OR ANY E-MAIL SENT FROM WWI IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

9.         LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

WWI ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE WEBSITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO OR AUDIO FROM THE WEBSITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL ALTOUR OR THIRD PARTY PROVIDER BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES OFFERED OR PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. WWI HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OUR INDIRECT DAMAGES, IN CONNECTION WITH THE GOODS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDER THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LIABILITY FOR ANY ACT, ERROR, OMISSION, INJURY, LOSS, ACCIDENT, DELAY OR IRREGULARITY WHICH MAY BE INCURRED THROUGH THE FAULT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE, OF FULFILLMENT PARTNERS.

10.       INDEMNIFICATION

YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS WWI AND ANY OR ITS AGENTS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND AFFILIATES, FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIM, LOSS, RECOVERIES, FINES, PENALTIES, COST, DAMAGES, LIABILITIES, EXPENSES, CAUSES OF ACTION OR DEMANDS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION REASONABLE LEGAL FEES, BROUGHT: (I) BY OR ON YOUR BEHALF IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATING IN ANY MANNER TO THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED BY THE TERMS OF USE, USE OF THE WEBSITE, OR BREACH OF THESE TERMS OF USE; (II) BY ANY THIRD PARTIES AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OR RECEIPT OF ANY OF THE SERVICES, BENEFITS OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE TO YOU; OR (III) BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES RELATING TO YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY LAW OR VIOLATION OF THE RIGHTS OF ANY THIRD PARTY.

11.       MISCELLANEOUS

You may not assign your rights or obligations under these Terms of Use to any party. These Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy and any dispute arising out of the use of the Website shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Indiana without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof. You agree that any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim must be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration must be conducted in Clark County, Indiana, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction. You, WWI, or Third Party Provider may seek any interim or preliminary relief from any court of competent jurisdiction in Clark County, Indiana, or other county necessary to protect rights or property pending completion of arbitration. To the extent allowed by applicable law, any claim or cause of action arising from or relating to these Terms of Use must be brought within one (1) year from the date on which such claim or action arose or accrued. Neither WWI nor Third Party Provider will be liable for failure to perform or delay in performing any obligation under these Terms of Use if such failure or delay is due to fire, flood, earthquake, strike, war (declared or undeclared), commercial impracticability, embargo, blockade, communications failure, legal prohibition, governmental action, riot, insurrection, damage, destruction or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of such party. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability will not affect any other provisions of these Terms of Use, and these Terms of Use will be construed as if such invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision had never been contained herein.

Your information will never be shared with a third party.