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Alpine Club of Himalaya Privacy & Disclaimer

Alpine Club of Himalaya respects your privacy. We do our utmost to ensure the privacy and security of the information you provide us is protected. We do not rent or sell any personal details provided by you during booking. We also do not buy or rent information from any third parties. You only receive information from Alpine Club of Himalaya if (i) you have asked to hear from us, (ii) you have agreed to join our mailing list, or (iii) a friend has requested it on your behalf.

At any time you may request to be removed from any or all of our databases and receive no more information from us.

Impact on the natural environment and resources. 

We enforce a number of do's and don'ts to our customers and staff when out in the wilderness. We always stay in solar powered lodges when possible, discourage showers, and only use gas or kerosine when camping. We ensure we use boiled water for drinking, and never use bottled mineral water. We also suggest putting on an extra layer of clothing rather than another log on the fire!  We avoid shortcuts through hillsides and fields to prevent erosion and we are extremely conscious of disposing waste produced by our groups in an ecologically friendly way.

What personally identifiable information is collected by Alpine Club of Himalaya?

Visitors may supply personally identifiable information such as name, address, email address, or telephone numbers for various purposes on this site, or directly to our offices and tour agents. These purposes include registering to receive e-mail newsletters, requesting further information about our trips, making a booking or simply asking a question about Alpine Club of Himalaya. You can visit our site anonymously without providing us personal details, and such, Alpine Club of Himalaya does not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. 

Sensitive information

We only collect sensitive information about you with your consent. Sensitive information is information about race, ethnic origin, political views, religion, philosophy, sexual preferences, criminal record or health information.

How is information used?

As previously stated, information you provide for a specific purpose, is only used for that purpose. We do not divulge any information we gather from you to any third party without your prior consent. If making a booking with us, additional information will be required for operational reasons.

Security

Personally identifiable information is stored on servers that are not publicly accessible. Only employees of Alpine Club of Himalaya are allowed access to your personally identifiable information for operational reasons. However, credit card details are NOT stored on our database when you book, or buy products on our site.

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Information update

If you would like to verify the data we have received from you or to make corrections to it, you may contact us directly at the e-mail addresses provided above.

What anonymous information is collected on this site?

Anonymous clickstream information is collected from every visitor to this site. This includes pages viewed, date and time, and browser type. IP numbers are used to determine domain type and in some cases, geographic region. 

The information collected is used by Alpine Club of Himalaya to build anonymous behavioral profiles. These profiles are used to ensure that our site content is relevant and appropriate for the majority of users. We do not associate this information with a visitor's identity.

How does this site use cookies?

Alpine Club of Himalaya uses cookies when you visit our website. Cookies allow Alpine Club of Himalaya to gather anonymous clickstream information. However, we do not set persistent cookies to track return visitors, and all cookies expire within 24 hours.

Identifiers

We do not use identifiers assigned by an external agency or contracted service providers to identify any of our travelers.

External links

This site may contain links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

E-mail links

We use e-mail links located on this site to allow you to contact us directly via e-mail. We use the information provided in your e-mail to respond to your questions or comments.

Legal Disclaimer

We may disclose personal information only if required by law or in the belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the actions of the law or comply with legal processes served on Alpine Club of Himalaya.

Privacy Legislation

Alpine Club of Himalaya welcomes the Privacy Amendments (Private Sector) Act of Nepal and the Privacy Principles that the Act introduces.