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A Taste of Travel’s blog does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. Additional Details are below.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission.


AFFILIATES

Jenny Freedman (A Taste of Travel) has financial relationships with some of the merchants and participates in various affiliate program on the sits: AMAZON, BOOKING.COM, AWIN, and WORLD NOMADS. These affiliations assist sites with earnings through linking within the content. Should you our readers, purchase anything through the links, A Taste of Travel will receive a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you. You are not obligated to click on any link or purchase anything advertised. Note that the companies selling the products are third party, the products can change at their discretion, and the product availability, sales with the organization, and all transactions with the third party are not associated or conducted by A Taste of Travel.


SPONSORSHIPS & BRAND CAMPAIGNS

All sponsorships, brand campaigns, and compensated travel and product articles and social posts are disclosed accordingly. Unless disclosed on the article itself that we have been compensated by product, experience, or monetarily, we pay for our own travel and excursions presented on A Taste of Travel. All opinions are always our own and never influenced by the brands we work with.


GDPR COMPLIANCE

A Taste of Travel is making every effort to ensure GDPR Compliance. In doing so, we ensure the following:

•  We promise that we take data safety seriously and we use your private data only to offer a personalized experience. We use cookies to track analytics as well to personalize ads. Cookie data is shared with our advertising company, Google Adsense.
•  We use Mailchimp for our newsletter, which you can opt out of, and Google Analytics for analyzing website data.
•  If you subscribe to our newsletter, you will receive our newsletters. You can always unsubscribe by following the link in email or by emailing us directly.
•  If you provide your name, it will only be used to personalize newsletters sent to you.
•  We have never sold, we are not selling, and we will not sell any of your personal data provided to us.
•  All affiliates we work with are GDPR compliant

You have the right to:
•  Be informed regarding how the data is collected and used
•  Have access to the data about you
•  Ask us to change the data about you
•  Ask us to delete your data provided
•  Ask us to stop sending you newsletters

Blog Comments & Writing Submissions

A Taste of Travel abides by GDPR regulations, so if you wish to have comments you have left on the blog removed, and you’re an EU resident, please contact us. We will be more than happy to amend/remove your information/comments/email from the mailing list to satisfy your request.

We do not retain secondary copies of commenter/reader contact details without permission. As well, we do not resell or share your contact information with third parties. Also, should you opt out of the mailing list, you are permanently removed.


COLLECTED INFORMATION

Information Voluntarily Submitted to the Website by readers: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address if you submit them personally. You may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. This is the ONLY way we collect information. We do not search for these details. It is done voluntarily by you, our readers.

Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. When you use the Website for instance, our site will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. Would could also collect such details as actions you take on the Website, such as links clicked. Your information has been made ANONYMOUS and only is viewed on and aggregate basis.

Cookies: Cookies are used on the website, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website. You are notified of the use of cookies as soon as you arrive on the site.

How your Information Could be used from these methods:
•  Website maintenance and operations
•  Newsletters subscriptions if you enroll. Every edition includes the ability to unsubscribe.
•  Comment, Inquiries, and Writing Submission responses
•  Measurement and Tracking of site stats and adverstising
•  Protection, investigation, and deterrence from unauthorized or illegal activity/actions.


PERSONAL DATA USAGE BY THIRD PARTIES

Your information may be shared with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to do so. Also not that our site may use third-party service providers for particular aspects of A Taste of Travel. The third parties in question use your information as advised and per their written and concrete privacy policies.

The third-party service providers currently servicing A Taste of Travel:

Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and traffice, providing helpful information as referring websites and users’ actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information. The Google Analytics data is ANONYMOUS and non-aggregated data is NEVER used or observed.

MailChimp – this email newsletter service we use to deliver subscribed newsletters to those who have elected to receive them ONLY. Your name and email address are stored for the SOLE PURPOSE of delivering such communications. Read and understand Mail Chimp’s privacy policy for further information. If you don’t want your information collected, please unsubscribe to have your details removed PERMANENTLY.

COOKIES

Cookies are used on the website, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website. You are notified of the use of cookies as soon as you arrive on the site.

The Website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described herein.

You as readers can prevent the usage of cookies, by A Taste of Travel’s website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and choosing the permanent removal of cookies setting. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via your Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in their Internet browser, not all functions of this website will be entirely usable.


SENSITIVE PERSONAL DATA

If you leave a comment, certain information (your name and/or email) may be publicly visible; however, your email address will never be displayed. We will NOT contact you using your email. This is against GDPR regulations. If you wish to be contacted by A Taste of Travel, please Contact us through our contact form. DO NOT request that we contact you in the comments.

Never submit sensitive personal information to our website. Never include such personal details as social security numbers, ethnic details, religious beliefs, anything sexual in nature, health details, criminal infractions/backgrounds, trade union memberships, political views or financial information. If you choose to submit such personal details, they will be subject to this Privacy Policy.


INFORMATION REGARDING MINORS

A Taste of Travel does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from minors under 16 years of age. If a parent or guardian believes A Taste of Travel has personally identifiable information of a minor under age 16, please contact us IMMEDIATELY in order to remove this information as soon as possible.

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