Privacy Policy

The Tales of a Traveler is a travel & lifestyle blog. We share our travel experiences to help others plan their trip.

You can visit most pages on this site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to share our newsletter upon your request and reply to your queries/ comment. This document is designed to give a clear explanation of The Tales of a Traveler data processing practices. Please see below for further information.

Our website address is: http://thetalesofatraveler.com/

At The Tales of a Traveler, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by http://thetalesofatraveler.com and how it is used.

Who we are

The Tales of a Traveler is a travel and lifestyle blog. We share our travel experiences, resort reviews, food finds and travel videos.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The personal information you provide in our contact form is being collected to reply to your comments and to send newsletters. Whenever we process data for these purposes we will ensure that we always keep your Personal Data rights in high regard and take account of these rights.

All information provided by you will be held in the strictest confidence.

We will only collect the personal information that is necessary for the purposes mentioned above. It includes the following (however is not limited to):

  • Full Name
  • Blog Name or URL if any
  • Email Address

The Tales of a Traveler is the sole owner of the information collected on this site and we do not share it with any third-party company.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Cookies and Web Beacons

The Tales of a Traveler does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

When you visit this site, a cookie (a very small text file) is placed on your device. If you accept it, it is used to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics.

The Tales of a Traveler collects certain information about your computer hardware and software, this includes (however is not limited to):

  •    IP Address
  •    Browser Type
  •    Operating System
  •    Access Times
  •    Referring Website Addresses

This information is used for Google Analytics and to review the performance of the site and its readership.

If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies, you will still be able to view the site.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, The Tales of a Traveler makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and a number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on 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.

Links to Other Websites

This site contains some links to other sites. Please be aware that “The Tales of a Traveler” is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected by us.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on The Tales of a Traveler send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

The Tales of a Traveler has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. The Tales of a Traveler‘s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites.

Who we share your data with

We do not rent or sell our readers e-mail lists.

Correcting, Updating or Removing Your Personal Information

If your personal information is incorrect or if you no longer wish to receive information from us, we will endeavor to correct, update or remove your information as swiftly as possible. This can be done by e-mailing us.

If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or promotional materials, you may opt-out of receiving these communications. You can do it by following the unsubscribe link placed in the footer of the promotional email.

Data Storage and Retention

The personal data we hold is stored on secured servers. We retain data as long as we have not received any email from you.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

GDPR Compliance

We respect your right to privacy. We ensure all data is managed lawfully, fairly and transparently.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at thetalesofatraveler@gmail.com.

Privacy Policy last updated on 24th May 2018

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