Privacy Policy

We at Catalyst Infotech Solutions LLC. (CITS) recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of individual-specific (personally identifiable) information collected about guests, visitors, members, customers and prospective customers (referred to as "Customers," "you" or "your"). Examples of individual-specific information (“Information”) are described below in the Section entitled “Individual-Specific Information”. CITS has adopted this Internet Privacy Policy (“Policy”) to guide how CITS and our subsidiaries engaged in Information Technology products and services (collectively “Brands”, “we”, “us”, or “our”), and Affiliates with whom we share Information utilize Information about our Customers. This Policy will evolve and change as we continue to study privacy issues.


This policy applies to residents of the United States and to Brand locations in the United States only. We do not accept the jurisdiction of any other laws over our activities in the United States. This policy also applies only to our Brand Customers who visit or provide Information through our Web sites and other visitors to our Web sites where this Policy is posted and does not apply to any other information collected by us through any other means.


Our purpose in establishing this policy is to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using Information with our Customers’ reasonable expectations of privacy. Our intent is to bring you information, offers and discounts that are relevant to your interests. We believe that our Customers benefit from promotional activity based on Customer Information employed to market goods and services offered by and through CITS, certain third parties, and other Affiliated business units (“Affiliates”).

Individual-Specific Information

Individual-specific or personally identifiable information (“Information”) is any information or data about a Customer that in itself, or as part of a unique combination of information, specifically recognizes the Customer by a unique identifier or descriptor. Examples of individual-specific include name, address, telephone number, email address, employment status, credit card type and number, and other financial information.

The Information We Collect

Each Brand gathers different types of Information about Customers: data that Customers provide through optional, voluntary registration on our sites; data provided from third party sources that are obligated to comply with applicable privacy laws; and data gathered through aggregated tracking, mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. Such Information and data enables us to provide Customers with requested information, products or services, to tailor our content to fit Customers' needs better, and to help our advertisers and business partners understand our audience. We will not disclose personal Information to third parties without your consent, except as may be noted in this Privacy Policy or disclosed to you when the Information is submitted.

How We Collect Information

Optional Registration. We collect information by specifically requesting it from you. Generally this occurs when you register at a site or request information or a service. Usually, Brand sites and Brand service partners use your information to operate the sites and to deliver services. Brand sites also use your information to inform you about other products or services available from our Affiliates, business partners, and us.

Sweepstakes/Contests. Occasionally, a Brand conducts sweepstakes or contests. We ask Customers who participate to provide Information. If a Customer participates in a sweepstakes or contest, his/her Information may be used to reach him/her about the sweepstakes or contest, and for other promotional, marketing, and business purposes.

Surveys. From time to time we may perform research via surveys. We may engage third party service providers to conduct such surveys on our behalf. All survey responses are voluntary, and the information collected will only be used for research and reporting purposes, to help us to better serve Customers by learning more about their needs and desires or the quality of guest experiences at our resorts. . The survey responses may also be used to determine the effectiveness of our Web sites, various types of communications, advertising campaigns, and/or promotional activities.

If a Customer participates in a survey, the information given by the Customer will be used along with that of other study participants (for example, a Brand might report that 50% of a survey's respondents are men). A Brand may share anonymous individual and aggregate data for research and analysis purposes.

Usage Tracking.

Use of Internet Protocol ("IP") Addresses: An IP address is a unique number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the Internet so that your computer can be identified by the main computers, known as "Web servers," that "serve up" Web pages.

Brands collect IP addresses for the purposes of system administration, to report aggregated information to our advertisers, and to audit the use of our site. When Customers request pages from our Web sites, our servers log the Customers' IP addresses. We do not normally link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means that a Customer's session will be logged, but the Customer will remain anonymous to us. However, this Web site may offer a “live chat” feature that will allow you to communicate almost instantly with a Brand representative. If this Web site offers a live chat feature and if you access that feature, we may link your Personal Information (e.g., name, address, email address) with the IP address to provide you with the appropriate services, including, but not limited to, answering questions regarding your account. We can and will use IP addresses to identify a Customer when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our site terms of use or terms of service or to protect our service, site, customers or others.

Use of Cookies:

We may place a “cookie” on your web browser. A cookie is a very small text file that a Web site sends to your computer for record-keeping purposes, which information is stored in a file on your computer. Cookies make Web-surfing easier for you by saving your preferences so that we can use the saved information to facilitate your use of our Web site when you return to the site. Cookies do not tell us your individual identity unless you have chosen to provide it to us. We never save passwords or credit card information in cookies. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and as such, you'll find that most major Web sites use them.

By showing how and when Customers use a site, cookies help us see which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the site are based on such data as total number of visitors and pages viewed. This information is most easily tracked with cookies. We use the information from cookies to provide services better tailored to our Customers' needs.

Most cookies expire after a defined period of time, or you can delete your cookie file at any time. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, note that some parts of our web sites and/or our Affiliates' services will not function properly or may be considerably slower if you refuse cookies. For example, without cookies, you will not be able to set personalized preferences, and/or may have difficulty completing marketing transactions.

We may use a third party advertising technology to serve ads when you visit our Web site. This technology uses information about your visits to this site (not including your name, address, or other personal information) to serve our ads to you. In the course of delivering our advertisements to you, a unique third party cookie may be placed or recognized on your browser. You may occasionally get cookies from our advertisers. Neither our Affiliates nor we control these cookies. The use of advertising cookies sent by third-party servers is standard in the Internet industry.

We may also provide Web site usage information about visitors to our Web site to a reputable third-party service provider for the purpose of targeting our Internet banner advertisements on this site and other sites. To do this, we would use Web beacons and cookies provided by our third-party ad server on this site. The information we collect and provide through this technology is not personally identifiable and would be used by this ad server only for this purpose.

Sharing of Information

As a general rule, we will not disclose any specific Information that you submit to us about you in a manner that connects you with the Information, outside of our Affiliates, except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, or under the circumstances described in this Policy. The following describes some of the ways that your Information may be disclosed.

Business Partners & Sponsors. We may share some or all of your Information with business partners or sponsors (e.g., sweepstakes co-sponsors or alliance partners). This sharing of Information is subject to confidentiality agreements and the business partner or sponsor may only use the Information for the purpose for which it was shared. Moreover, many promotions offer opportunities to request additional information from business partners or sponsors. By requesting more information, entering a sweepstakes, or completing a survey, for example, you give permission to transfer your Information to the business partner or sponsor.

Other Third Parties. From time to time, you may be offered the opportunity to receive materials or special offers from other third parties. If you opt to receive information from these other third parties, we will share your Information with such third parties. From time to time, we may share your Information with third parties that we feel offer products that may be of interest to you.

Aggregate Data. Under confidentiality agreements, we may match Information with third party data. Also, we may keep track of what portions of the Web site Customers are visiting and other Customer statistics, and aggregate this information to help us create a better experience for users of our Web site. This is all done without knowing your name or other Information in order to describe our viewers and services to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes.

Other. Unless otherwise prohibited by law or our contractual obligations, we may disclose Information if required to do so by law, court order, or as requested by a governmental or law enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable. Situations may include: to perform, maintain or enforce contracts with our customers, to protect the rights or properties of our business affiliates, our customers or others, or when we have reason to believe that disclosing the Information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing or who may be threatening to cause interference with or damage to our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.

How You Can Control Usage of Your Information and Access

We provide you with the following ways to update or remove your Information from our records. We offer Customers the opportunity to "opt out" of having Information shared with third parties outside of CITS. Further, we offer Customers the opportunity to opt-out of the receipt of commercial email. If a Customer wishes to contact us about usage of Information, he/she may e-mail the requested change to us using feedback or write to us at

HR Affairs,

Catalyst Infotech Solutions LLC

43773 Sunset Terrace

Ashburn, VA 20147

Linking to Third-Party Sites

You should be aware that when you are on our Brand Web sites you could hyperlink or be directed to other sites that are beyond our control and/or outside our service. For example, if you "click" on a banner advertisement or a Brand Web site search result, the "click" may transfer you off the Brand Web site. These other sites may include sites of advertisers, sponsors and partners that may use a Brand logo as part of a co-branding agreement. These other sites may send their own cookies to Customers, collect data, or solicit Information.

We do not control such sites, and, therefore, are not responsible for their contents or the hyperlinks or advertising they choose to place on such sites. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to these sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such sites or any association with their operators. Our policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the Internet, which is beyond our control.

Please keep in mind that whenever you give out Information online (for example, via message boards or chat) that Information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While we strive to protect our Customers' Information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any Information you disclose online, and you disclose such Information at your own risk.

Security of Information

The security of all information associated with our Customers is an important concern to us. We exercise care in providing secure transmission of your Information from your computer to our servers. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Information, neither we nor our Affiliates can ensure or warrant the security of any Information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we use industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your Information. However, "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet.


By using this site, you signify your agreement with the terms of this Policy. We may change or terminate this Policy at any time without prior notice. We will post any policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of any new, unanticipated uses of Information not previously disclosed in the Policy. The Policy in effect at the time of each visit to this Web site applies to that visit. Please check our Policy each time you visit our Web site if you are concerned about how your Information will be used. The date at the top of this Policy signifies the date of last revision.

This policy applies to this Web site and to other Web sites owned or operated by CITS that are specifically linked to this Privacy Policy.


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