AdvTravl Inc., which owns and operates the website, takes your privacy very seriously and aims to make your experience with our services as safe and reliable as possible. The information contained in this policy is used to inform you about the type of information collected from our users and how it is planned to be used. If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact one of our team members at

The following is contained in this policy:

1.) Scope
2.) What Information the Site Collects
3.) How We Use the Information that We Collect
4.) Information Sharing
5.) Third-party Services
6.) Your Choices
7.) Access
8.) Confidentiality and Security
9.) Visitors from Outside of the United States
10.) California Visitors
11.) Children Under 13
12.) Changes to the Privacy Policy
13.) Questions and Suggestions

1.) Scope

This policy only applies to the site,, and does not apply to any of the information collected by other sites or to the practices of other companies of which (AdvTrvl) has no control. This policy does refer to all the sites under the domain such as and, etc. Many times may contain links to other sites outside of our domain, but please remember that those sites have their own privacy policies and they should be examined by the user in order to determine the use of collected information on those individual sites.

2.) What Information the Site Collects

Information you provide directly to us:
Anyone can view the material posted on and its related sites without having to submit any information. If you do choose to interact with our site, you will be prompted to register and supply Ocoos with select information about yourself. Such interactions include commenting, sharing, posting services, and purchasing. The information we ask for may include the following, but is not limited to:

  • contact information, such as name, email address, postal address, phone number, and mobile number;
  • username and password;
  • information posted in community discussions and other interactive online features;
  • search queries conducted on the Site; and
  • correspondence you send to us, others users,and service providers
  • photos loaded by the user into posts, marketplace items, or other areas of the site
  • marketplace items you purchase

Information automatically collected when you visit and interact with the Site:
When you visit and interact with the, certain information may be collected automatically, including but not limited to:

  • your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address;
  • your browser type and operating system;
  • the web pages you were visiting immediately before and after you came to the Site;
  • activities within community discussions;
  • web pages and advertisements that you view, and links that you click on, articles that you read, items you purchase, messages you send via ocoos platform, things you save to your profile, and other day-to-day functionalities of;
  • your bandwidth speed and information about the software programs that are installed on your computer;
  • aggregated data about email click-through rates and user video viewing;
  • standard server log information; and
  • information collected through HTML cookies, Flash cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies. For more information, please see a good description of cookies and other technologies by the Huffington Post.
  • If there is information not listed above and you would like to know if it is collected or not, please contact at

Information we collect from other sources:
Sometimes we access information about users from other third-party sites and platforms such as social media and databases. This information may include but is not limited to:

  • if you access third-party social networking services (such as Facebook Connect or Twitter) through, your username and connection lists for those services;
  • demographic data, such as age range, gender, and interests;
  • advertisement interaction and viewing data, such as ad click-through rates and information about how many times you viewed a particular ad; and
  • unique identifiers, including mobile device identification numbers, that can identify the physical location of such devices in accordance with applicable law.

Please note that may combine the information that we collect within our site with the information we collect from third-party sites.

3.) How We Use the Information that We Collect

Email Communications:
Occasionally uses the information that we collect to send you email notifications. The email notification usually pertains to things you may be interested in viewing on our site or information about upcoming changes to the platform. Also we may send you newsletters or other correspondence that you might have signed up for while on our site.

Mobile Communications: may also use your mobile number and location to send you notifications about things pertaining to our site and business.

Advertising is a way to provide users with information that may or may not be pertinent to them while they are visiting and interacting with Some of these advertisements may be targeted to our users based on the information we have gathered about them. For example, we may use information from your cookies, web beacons, demographic data and other sources to displayed targeted advertising on We may also use information based on your interactions with Ocoos like saving articles, participating in commenting or purchasing offerings. This information is used to help advertisers using to reach their market in a more efficient way. For more information about Cookies and other technologies, you can visit the following websites to find out about your personal browsing options.

User Accounts:
In order to provide our users with the most relevant information related to their past behaviors, may track user involvement in public discussions and forums. For example, we may track that you view many kayaking articles and marketplace items to assume that you are interesting in kayaking. We may also track how many times people view a certain post or article to determine its relevance in our community.

Request Fulfillment:
We also use the information that you submit to fulfill your requests for newsletters, products, services, and other information that you may ask for. A great example is the use of your email address to let you if someone comments on a post or comment that you made on our message boards and forums.

Statistical Analysis:
In order to understand our users more clearly, we analyze the information we collect to make our site a better experience for everyone. We may use certain information to help increase our sites functionality and content subject matter.

The information that we collect may be used to prevent illegal activities, enforce's Terms of Use, and protect the rights of all the users of In addition to the uses identified above, we may use the information that we collect for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent.

4.) Information Sharing only shares our users information under certain conditions and circumstances. We will make your information available to other companies, applications, and people in the circumstances listed below.

  • We may share aggregated information or information that does not directly identify you with third parties to help us develop content, services, and advertising that we hope you will find of interest. Please note that we do not share contact information with third parties that advertise on the site.
  • We may employ third parties to perform site-related services, including database management, maintenance services, analytics, marketing, data processing, and email and text message distribution. These third parties have access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf.
  • If you choose to engage in public activities on the site, such as posting comments on community message boards, any information you submit can be read, collected, or used by others. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information in public activities or submissions.
  • We may share information about you in the event that the Site is acquired by or merged with another company or a similar corporate transaction takes place. However, the Site will notify you by placing a prominent notice on our site or sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account before your information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.
  • We may share information about you to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety or other rights and interests of any person, violations of the Site's Terms of Use, or as otherwise required by law.
  • We may share information about you to respond to subpoenas, search warrants, judicial proceedings, court orders, legal process, or other law enforcement measures, to establish or exercise our legal rights, or to defend against legal claims.
  • In addition to the scenarios identified above, we may share information about you for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent.

Please note that third parties may independently collect data about you, including your IP address and information about the websites you visit and the links you click, through cookies, clicks on links, or other means when you visit or view ads on

5.) Third-party Services

To make your experience with as easy as possible, we provide our users with the ability to register through third party networks such as Facebook and Twitter. When you connect with Ocoos through these third party sites, there is an exchange of information between both Ocoos and the third party sites. When you allow Ocoos to use a third party site to build a profile, we may use this data to:

  • Bridge a relationship automatically between our systems. For example, if you connect with Ocoos through Facebook, we may use your list of friends to find other people that may be interested in Ocoos.
  • Suggesting Friends and Products. Ocoos may look at your list of friends or followers and suggest others to you based on people you both may know or shared interests.
  • Creating a list of contacts for users to easily access their friends from other networks.
  • Ocoos can personalize your experience with other networks. When you are connected via a third-party service, we may access certain account information, such as your profile picture, what stories are popular in your network, and what your friends are saying about certain articles or blog posts, in order to enhance and personalize your experience on our site.

Please remember that we do not control the privacy practices of these third-party services. We encourage you to read the privacy policies and terms of use of all third-party service providers.

6.) Your Choices

Deactivating your Account
You can deactivate your account at any time by contacting us at When you deactivate your account, your user profile will be disabled, but your public comments will remain on the site. Ocoos has no responsibility to take down, remove, or edit any of your public activities or any submissions that are a result of your public activities.

Cookies and other Technologies
As discussed in prior sections information is collected about you automatically through cookies and other technologies.

  • Cookies. You can change your browser settings to reject all cookies, accept only certain cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Please note that you may need to renew these settings if you delete your cookies after these preferences are made. These settings also may not apply if you are using a different computer or Internet browser. In addition, many third-party advertising networks are members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI"). To opt out of having information collected by NAI member companies used for behavioral advertising, to obtain information about the technologies these ad networks might use, and to view information regarding their privacy policies, please visit
  • Flash Cookies. You can control how Flash cookies are used by visiting the Adobe Flash Player site, located here. Adobe enables you to allow some Flash cookies from certain websites, limit Flash cookies' storage capacity, and disallow Flash cookies altogether. In addition, if you use Mozilla Firefox for your Internet browser, you can download the BetterPrivacy add-on to automatically delete your Flash cookies every time you close your browser.

If you opt out of these technologies, you will continue to see advertising displayed on, but the advertising may not be targeted to your interests.

Please remember that we do not have access to, or control over, advertisers' or service providers' cookies, and the information practices of third parties are not covered by this privacy policy.

7.) Access

If you choose to share contact information with us, you may update or amend this information by contacting us at

8.) Confidentiality and Security limits access to your contact information to our employees and service providers unless that information is needed in order to provide you with the expected experience in Please note that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please feel confident and secure when using, but we can not guarantee the security of the information you choose to disclose with us.

9.) Visitors from Outside the United States

Please be aware that (AdvTrvl) offices are located within the United States and any information submitted or interactions that users may have on is under the consideration of The United States of America laws and regulations.

10.) California Visitors

Residents of the State of California may request a list of all third parties to which the Site has disclosed certain information for the third parties' direct marketing purposes during the preceding year. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this list, please contact us Please note that we will not accept requests via the telephone, mail, or by facsimile.

11.) Children Under 13 does not try or knowingly collect information from user under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected such information without a parents consent, we will delete the information as quickly as possible. If you believe that information has been collected from a user under 13, please contact us at

12.) Changes to the Privacy Policy

We plan to continually update this privacy policy to reflect the changes in our business and policies. We may update the policy at anytime and will only notify you of the changes if they pertain to the way we handle your personal information. These notifications will either be through email or a prominent notification on our home site.

13.) Questions and Suggestions

If you have questions about this privacy policy, please contact our privacy team at

Effective Date: January 30, 2012