Disclaimer & Privacy Policy

Terms of Use.

The information is provided on this website by Arkie Travels for general information purposes only. While we aim to provide up-to-date information, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. You are reading of the information on this website of your own free will and you are taking the provided information at your own risk.

The information we provide is for entertainment purposes only and are the expressed opinions of Arkie Travels and not others, including but not limited to our employers, friends and family. We are not providing medical, legal or other professional advice.  Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with the use of this website. Any reliance you place on any information gleaned from this blog is strictly at your own risk.

Copyright Policy.

Unless otherwise noted, Sarah and/or Paul Heer, from Arkie Travels are the legal copyright holders of the material on this website, both photographs and content, and it may not be used, reprinted, or published without our written consent.

Privacy Policy.

What information do we collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

How do we collect that information?

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

Why do we collect such personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services;

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

How do you store, use, share and disclose your site visitors' personal information?

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

How do you communicate with your site visitors?

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

How do you use Cookies and other tracking tools?
To learn more about cookies and how they're used, visit All About Cookies

The following links explain how to access cookie settings in various browsers:

How can I withdraw my consent?
If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at arkietravels@gmail.com

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Privacy Policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Any personal information provided to us will be kept private. You will not be spammed in any way and we will not sell or disclose your information to any other companies. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or our advertisers or blog commenters.

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at arkietravels@gmail.com or send us mail to: 7616 Samples Road, Benton, Arkansas  72019.

Reserve rights.

Arkie Travels reserves the right to change the focus of our blog, to shut it down, to sell it, or to change the terms of use (go to a paid platform) at our discretion.

Advertisers and sponsors.

To keep us traveling and this blog running, it is sometimes necessary to raise funds through affiliate links and banners, sponsored content and partnerships with companies. We are not responsible for the actions of these advertisers or sponsors. If you purchase a product or service based upon a link from the blog, you must take action with that company to resolve the issue, not Arkie Travels or The Heer Company, Inc. Any sponsored content or reviews will be disclosed with honesty and integrity.

Letters to the editor.

Any letters/emails or questions written directly to the editor may be used to share with our blogging audience, unless specifically requested otherwise. If confidentiality is expressed, it will be kept as so. Letters or emails, questions or feedback may be used in newsletters, blog posts or up-and-coming books.