Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us, and this privacy policy sets out how we use information that you give us when you use this website or our services.

You may contact us with questions, comments, concerns regarding our Privacy and other policies at any time at:</>

meanwhileinmongolia [at] gmail [dot] com

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website or our services, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Privacy Policy Updates

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the top of this page. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Information We Collect

Information that you provide to us when using our website, completing a form, filling out a questionnaire, placing an order, subscribing to email or mailing lists, participating in surveys, and when contacting us both on and offline:

  • Name, contact information (such as phone and email), address.
  • Information relating to your trip, including details regarding family and travel companion(s), such as names, ages and dates of birth, nationality, country of residence, passport information, special service needs (such as any disability or medical or dietary restrictions), emergency contacts, preferences, interests, and more.
  • We use Google Analytics to measure and collect session information, length of visits to certain pages, and help us understand how visitors use our website. This information may include IP addresses, browser type and version, operating system, device, and service provider, and more. If you wish not to have information about your website visit sent to Google Analytics, you may wish to download and install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not prevent information from being sent to our website or to other web analytics services.

How We Use Information We Collect

We use the information we collect to provide you with the best possible service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • To respond to your inquiries, questions, and other requests.
  • To communicate with you (such as by phone or email) relating to your trip.
  • To plan your trip.
  • To improve our products and services.
  • If you subscribe to our email or mailing lists, we may send you company news, product or service information, and promotional materials. You can at any time easily unsubscribe from any list to which you have subscribed.

Data Security

Data security is of the utmost importance to us and we are committed to ensuring information we collect from you is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online and offline.

About Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or other device when you visit a website. They are very widely used in order to make websites function properly, or more efficiently, as well as provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. If you wish to opt out of Google’s use of cookies, you may wish to visit the Google Advertising Settings Page.

By using our website, you imply consent to the use of cookies. However, if you do not consent to the use of cookies, please ensure that your browser or computer/device is set to reject or prompt before accepting third party cookies. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Who Else May See Your Data

In order to respond to your trip request or booking we may need to disclose some of your information to our partners, such as travel suppliers including accommodations, guides, tour operators, transport providers, ground handlers, and airlines.

We only pass on information that is required in order to fulfill the booking or enhance your experiences.

Please be aware that due to the nature of our business and of the internet, information and data you provide may be transferred outside the country where it is submitted to us. If you are submitting information or data from a country within the European Economic Area (EEA) it is possible that it may be transferred outside the EEA, where data privacy regulations may differ from within the EEA.

Controlling Your Personal Information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

In the event of a sale or acquisition of all or a portion of our assets, we may be required to transfer business assets, including information that we have collected. We will notify you by email and/or place a notice on our website.

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information, and/or update and request details of any personal information we hold about you. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Children’s Personal Information

If you are a parent or a legal guardian of an underage child, and you know that the child has provided us with their personal information without your consent, please contact us at: hello [at] meanwhileinmongolia [dot] com. It is forbidden to enter personal data of underage users without the agreement of parents or lawful guardians.

Third Party Service Providers

We may use other third-party service providers to help us operate our business and our website, or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third Party Websites

Our website may contain links to the sites and services of partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors, and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by sites linked to or from our website. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy and other policies.

Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites linked to our website, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting third party sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy policy.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

This site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Applicable Law and Choice of Forum

This privacy policy is governed by the laws of Pennsylvania, USA. All matters arising out of these terms shall be resolved exclusively by the state and federal courts located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For this purpose, each party consents to personal jurisdiction in such state or federal court and waives any right to dismiss or transfer such action or proceeding because of the inconvenience of the forum. Nothing in this section shall prevent enforcement in another forum of any judgment obtained in a court identified in this paragraph.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using this website, you accept this privacy policy. By providing your personal data, you consent to the use, processing, storing, transferring, and disclosing of your information and data referred to in this policy statement for the purposes set out in this privacy policy statement.

If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website. Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.