Privacy Policy

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by Taylor Record. For questions about this blog, please email hello@traveloutlandish.

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Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this website.

What Information Do We Collect and How Is it Used?

Information You Voluntarily Submit to our Website: We may collect personal information from you like your name or email address when you leave us a comment, subscribe to our newsletter or submit our a contact form.

Cookies: Our site may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by this 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 this website. This website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customizes website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described herein.

Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by this 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 this website may be entirely usable.

How Is Your Information Used?

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain this website;
  • To send you newsletters which you can opt-in or opt-out of at anytime;
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To track and measure advertising on this website;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

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 the data about you.
  • Ask us to stop sending your newsletters.

Travel Outlandish adheres to GDPR regulations. If you’re an EU resident and wish to reclaim your information, please get in touch with us at hello@traveloutlandish.com so we can amend or remove your contact data. We do not retain secondary copies without permission, nor do we resell or share your contact information with third parties and once you opt out of the mailing list, you are permanently removed.

Which Third-Parties Can Use Your Information?

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.

Additionally, this website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of this website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.

This website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics: Google Analytics tracks website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on this website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

Mail Chimp: Mail Chimp is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.  Please refer to Mail Chimp’s privacy policy for further information.

WordPress: WordPress is the website platform from which we operate Travel Outlandish.

Akismet: Contact form submission data — IP address, user agent, name, email address, website, and message — is submitted to the Akismet service for the sole purpose of spam checking. The actual submission data is stored in the database of the site on which it was submitted and is emailed directly to us. This email will include the submitter’s IP address, timestamp, name, email address, website, and message.

At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time in this website’s sole discretion.

Except when required by law, we will never sell, distribute, or share your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through this website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

Anonymous 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 may include analytics or information collected from cookies.

Publicly Visible Information

If you leave a comment, your name, and website information as you provide it may be publicly visible.

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to this website. This includes your sensitive personal identifiable information, identification or documentation numbers, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

If you leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible.  To create a user profile, you must choose a username and password and input your email address for profile confirmation.  Your email address will never be available publicly.  At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website.

Cookies

This website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described herein.

Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by this 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 this website may be entirely usable.

Advertising

Display Ads: We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit this website, which may use cookies, as noted above. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please click here.

Retargeting Ads: From time to time, this website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market this website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to this website.

  • Facebook: Opt-out of Facebook remarketing here
  • Google: Opt-out of Google remarketing here

Affiliate Program Participation

Some of the links on this blog are affiliate links, which are tracking links. When 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. If you decide to purchase through these links, we receive a small commission at no cost to you. As an affiliate, Travel Outlandish only ever recommends products and services that we would use ourselves.

Newsletters

On this website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which is used for informational and advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows 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. Also, this allows this website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

Rights Related to Your Personal Information

Opting-Out: You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at hello@traveloutlandish.com to be removed from our mailing list.

Access: You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to hello@traveloutlandish.com

Amend: You may contact us athello@traveloutlandish.com 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 hello@traveloutlandish.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

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to this website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Children’s Information

This website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that this website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at hello@traveloutlandish.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Your Acceptance of these Terms

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

Contact Information

Your privacy and consent is important to us! If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or how your data is being used, please drop us a line at hello@traveloutlandish.com.

Privacy Policy last updated October 5th, 2018