A Brief Summary:
We respect your privacy and take securing your information very seriously. We only collect information from you (such as your name and email address) with your express consent. We will never sell your information to third parties.
We will only send you our newsletter if you have expressly given us permission to do so, either opting in via a form on our website www.ourtravellingclan.com, by way of a written collection method or in person.
You are welcome to unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time, either by clicking the “unsubscribe” button in the footer of each email, by emailing directly at email@example.com
If you have any questions or concerns about your privacy or the data that we hold on file, please email directly, to Katie Steuerwald at firstname.lastname@example.org,
What information do we collect?
We collect as little information as possible from users of Our Travelling Clan.
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you, such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
How your information may be used
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To Personalise emails
- To operate and maintain the Website;
- To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
- To respond to your comments or enquiries;
- To provide you with user support;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorised or illegal activity.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on WordPress.com (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Third-Party use of information
These third parties are, to the best of our knowledge, GDPR-compliant and have their own privacy policies in place, to protect your data.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers: WordPress.com, Jetpack, Askimet, Facebook, Instagram and MailChimp
At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. Other third parties may be added or retired from time to time, as the business need arises, and as technology evolves. If you are unsure of the third parties that currently have access to your data, or are concerned about the types of data these third parties hold, please email email@example.com
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Currently, there is no automated decision making and/or profiling of user data.
From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data include analytics or information collected from cookies.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your computer or another device when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to “remember” you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (using a “persistent cookie”). They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in. Cookies may be set by the site that you are visiting (known as “first party cookies”), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website (“third party cookies”).
Both websites and HTML emails may also contain other tracking technologies such as “web beacons” or “pixels.” These are typically small transparent images that provide us with statistics, for similar purposes as cookies. They are often used in conjunction with cookies, though they are not stored on your computer in the same way. As a result, if you disable cookies, web beacons may still load, but their functionality will be restricted.
Many of the cookies we use are only set if you are a registered WordPress.com user (so you don’t have to log in every time, for example), while others are set whenever you visit one of our websites, irrespective of whether you have an account.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
Publicly visible information
If you leave a comment, your name and website address (if entered) will be publicly visible. Your email address will never be available publicly.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Embedded content from other sites
Affiliate Program Participation
The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
Our Travelling Clan is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com.au As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
Our Travelling Clan- Email Policy
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows for an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. This will not be passed on to third parties.
Rights related to your personal data
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from our mailing list.
Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to email@example.com.
Amend – You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to email@example.com.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Sensitive Personal information
We do not collect ‘sensitive data.’
At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. Sensitive data is data consisting of racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, data concerning health or data concerning a person’s sex life or sexual orientation.
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
What data breach procedures we have in place
If you believe there has been a data breach, please email email@example.com as soon as you become aware of this breach.
Changes to Policy
Last updated: July 14, 2018.