Revised: 20 May, 2018

Thank you for visiting our website. Your African Safari, LLC (YAS) operates this website and maintains this Privacy Policy that summarizes when and how your personal information is collected, used, safeguarded and disclosed in connection with your use of the Website. We reserve the right to change the provisions of this Policy at any time. We will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on the privacy policy the date it was last updated.

We encourage you to review this Policy from time to time to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Your African Safari ("YAS") is an online service that provides recommendations for safari tour operators, safari parks and lodges. We understand that providing information online involves a great deal of trust on your part and make it a high priority to ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal information you provide to us. Before submitting your personal information to our Web site, please read this Policy carefully to learn about our privacy practices..

What personal information do we collect?

Active collection—Personal information may be collected in a number of ways when you visit our Site. For example, we may collect your name, email address, user name and other contact and demographic information when you register and set up an account or when you contact us by e-mail or other means for any reason.

Log files—When you use the Site, some information is also automatically collected, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your operating system, the browser type, the address of a referring web site, and your activity on the Site. We treat this information as personal information if we combine it with or link it to any of the identifying information mentioned above. Otherwise, it is used in the aggregate only.

Cookies and image trackers—We may automatically collect certain information through the use of "cookies" or clear gifs. Cookies are small data files that are stored on a user's hard drive at the request of a Web site to enable the site to recognize users who have previously visited them and retain certain information such as customer preferences and history. If we combine cookies with or link them to any of the personally identifying information, we would treat this information as personal information. Image trackers are small, invisible graphic images that may be used in emails relating to collect certain information and monitor if an email has been read. If you wish to block, erase, or be warned of cookies, please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn about these functions. However, if a browser is set not to accept cookies or if a user rejects a cookie, some portions of the Site and the Service may not function properly. For example, you may not be able to sign in and may not be able to access certain Site features or services.

Third party applications—We may also use third parties to serve ads and other services on our Website. These third parties may place cookies, clear gifs or other devices on your computer to collect information, and information provided by these devices may be used, among other things, to deliver advertising targeted to your interests and to better understand the usage and visitation of our Website and the other sites tracked by these third parties. This policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, cookies in third party ads or for compliance with such third parties' privacy policies or data collection practices.

What we do with your personal information

YAS uses the information we collect about you for the following general purposes:
- For registration and to manage your account, including to facilitate your access to and use of our site
- To communicate with you in general
- To enable us to publish your reviews, photos, and other content
- To respond to your questions and comments
- To measure interest in and improve our products, services, and Web site
- To notify you about offers and products or services available from us or our partners 
- To otherwise customize your experience with YAS
- To enforce our Terms and Conditions

Who do we share your information with

Unless otherwise described elsewhere in this Policy, we generally do not disclose, sell or trade any personal information about our visitors and users to any third parties.

When you fill out a contact us or request a quote form on Your African Safari LLC, we share your message, name and email address with the vendor since that is the nature of the form and you are requesting someone to get back in touch with you. We may share personal information with safari tour operators, consultants and other service providers ("Service Providers") who are engaged by or working with us in connection with the operation of the Site or the Services and who need access to such information to carry out their work for us. In some cases, the Service Provider may be directly collecting the information from you on our behalf. We inform Service Providers that they are not permitted to use personal information they obtain from us other than to provide the services for us. However, we are not responsible for the actions of Service Providers, nor are we responsible for any additional information you provide directly to these Service Providers and we encourage you to become familiar with their practices before disclosing any personal information directly to such Service Providers.

How we store your data

Our web and database servers are hosted and located in the Canada. As our development teams reside in Europe, parts of your data will also be stored their. All data, including personally identifiable information, will be stored on both locations and you agree we may transfer your data between these locations as we deem necessary and in our sole discretion. 

How we protect your information

We want you to feel confident about using YAS, and we are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no Web site can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide to us. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information, and they only may do so for permitted business functions.

External links

If any part of the YAS Web site links you to other Web sites, those external Web sites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you examine the privacy statements posted on those other Web sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information. 

We integrated components or functionality of the following third party websites. Please refer to their privacy policies.


How you can contact us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: