TRAVEL ELIGIBILITY – Participants intending to travel on an Educational Tours group trip are subject to meeting the requirements set by the sponsoring organization, school and/or teacher to be eligible to participate. Students failing to meet the minimum requirements may be restricted from traveling. It is the responsibility to the participant and their guardian to obtain and meet any requirements. Individual cancellations due to failure to meet these requirements will be subject to the cancellation policies of Educational Tours.
RESPONSIBILITY PROVISION – Educational Tours is acting as the agent for you in the making and securing of all arrangements for transportation, sightseeing, hotel accommodations, food service or other services for the tour program. All providers of goods and/or services for the tour program are independent contractors. As a result, Educational Tours is not and shall not be responsible or liable for any negligent act, omission, willful act, or other actions of any third party and/or any person not employed by Educational Tours. Educational Tours shall not be responsible for any injury, loss or damage to person or property caused by Acts of God, Acts of Terrorism, civil unrest, or any other cause beyond the direct control of Educational Tours. You agree to hold Educational Tours, its officers, agents, and employees harmless from and against any liability for damages of any kind not caused by the direct gross negligence of Educational Tours, its agents, officers, and/or employees. You further agree to waive the right to a jury trial in any action involving Educational Tours.
BEHAVIOR REQUIREMENTS – Trip participants are required to meet the same behavioral standards required at their school while on tour. Working in full consultation with the sponsoring organization, school and teacher, Educational Tours always reserves the right to send any student home (at parent’s expense) for serious rule infractions or violations of law.
As a company that provides student travel, we take privacy of information seriously. We may collect non-public, personal information directly from customers and visitors to our web site, including when visitors submit information through our web site. This may include information that is unique to you, such as: name, contact information, email addresses, telephone numbers, and credit card or checking account numbers in association with online payments. Providing any information via this website constitutes an acceptance of our privacy policies.
Educational Tours uses Google Analytics to help understand activity on our website. This is similar to most other websites you visit that track visitor activity. This includes using “cookies” like most other websites to obtain certain types of information when a browser accesses pages on the website.
Our Use of Your Information
If we do receive any personal information, it will only be used for the purposes of our website as described here. We will not sell, license, transmit or disclose this information outside of Educational Tours unless (1) you expressly authorize us to do so; (2) it is necessary to allow our service providers or agents to provide services for us, (3) in order to provide our services to you (and contacting you when necessary), or (4) otherwise as we are required or permitted by law.
Online Payment Notice
We follow best practices and make all reasonable efforts to provide secure online payment transactions. However, payment online via this website is done at the sole risk of the payor. Here is how we secure our website, manage payment account information and process payments, and what our customers can do to help keep their information secure:Our website ecommerce area uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software for added security protection, which encrypts information you input.Our website ecommerce area is PCI compliant and we use a third party to perform monthly scans to verify our website is secure.We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order and do not retain any other account numbers on our website. We do transmit the entire credit card number (or check numbers) to the appropriate credit card company or bank during order processing and use a secure and recognized third party online payment company to process and transmit all transactions.It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Do not use shared computers or unsecure public internet connections when making online payments. Always sign off when using our Trip Login to make payments after you have completed your transaction.
Your continued use of our web site constitutes your acceptance of these Policies.