Privacy Policy

Access Culinary Trips respects the privacy of all of our customers whether you visit our Internet site or attend one of our trips.

We have developed a privacy policy to keep you informed of what information we may collect from you, what this information is used for and the security procedures we have implemented to protect your privacy.

Please note: is not directed at children under the age of 13, and no one under the age of 13 should provide personal information on this Web site.

What information do we collect?
To book you into one of our trips, we collect from you personal information that is necessary to insuring that you have a safe and enjoyable trip with us. This information includes your name, your mailing address, your phone number and email, your age, your emergency contacts, and payment information including your credit card number and expiration date. For safety reasons, we also ask for such information as your passport number and insurance details. We will also collect personal information such as name, email address, age and mailing address for sweepstakes entry, to receive our newsletter or to download a copy of our brochures. In most cases this information is also not mandatory, however.

Access Culinary Trips also uses commonly employed Internet technologies to collect additional information. For example, Access Culinary Trips uses cookies to determine how users reach the Site and to track general usage patterns once a user is on the Site. This information is collected and analyzed in the aggregate in order to improve the function, content, overall appearance and capability of the Site. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are transferred by a web site and stored by your web browser on your computer`s hard drive. The “cookies” used on our site gather general information only and do not store any personally identifiable information in them.

Who has access to the information collected?
When you provide us with personal information only authorized representatives of Access Culinary Trips will have access to this information.

How is your information used and with whom is it shared?
When you provide us with information about yourself, we use it to complete your booking and fulfill any customer service requests. We may use this information to contact you via email with promotional information and you may opt out at any time. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete your order and fulfill your travel arrangements. Such other parties may include, but shall not be limited to, appropriate accommodation, activities or transportation partners. For example, we may give your name to our accommodation providers to ensure that they know where to reach you for incoming phone calls.

The importance of security for all personally identifiable information associated with our customers is of utmost concern to us. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.

Third Party Links
The Site may contain links to web sites operated and maintained by third parties over which we have absolutely no control. The information practices of those web sites are not covered by this privacy policy. Any information you provide to third party web sites will be governed under the terms of each such web site`s privacy policy. We have no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the content, actions or policies of third party web sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of all third party web sites that link to the Site because such privacy policies may be materially different from this privacy policy.

Questions, Comments or Concerns
If you have questions or comments about this privacy policy, or if you are concerned that we have not followed the principles set forth in this privacy policy, please send an email to us at

Other Information You Should Know
Access Culinary Trips may disclose the information that we collect about you when we have reason to believe that it is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities who may be causing injury to you, to us or to others. We may also disclose your information when we believe the law requires it. Access Culinary Trips may, in its sole discretion, revise this privacy policy at any time and all such revisions shall be effective when posted.