Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy is for the www.kasiawrites.com travel blog and its content. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used.

Please read this Policy carefully before using this website. We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time without notice.

Personal information

We may collect personal information that you voluntarily submit to the Kasiawrites Travel Blog, such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to us by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. We will store the information for the purposes of operating this website and providing you with relevant information.

Automatically collected information

We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Kasiawrites Travel Blog. For example, when you use the our website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the website, such as links clicked.

Cookies

We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Kasiawrites Travel Blog. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to give you a more personalized experience on our site.

Kasiawrites Travel Blog 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 here.

Unsubscribe

Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, 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.

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  1. To operate and maintain the Kasiawrites Travel Blog.
  2. To identify you as a user  and customize the website for your account.
  3. To send you promotional information, like newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings.
  4. To respond to your comments or inquiries.
  5. To protect, investigate and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

Third-party use of personal information

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

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

Currently, we use the following third-party service providers:

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

Mailchimp – this service is to delivery email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.

At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications.

Confidentiality

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent. However, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Kasiawrites Travel Blog to third parties who acquire all or a part of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a part of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

Anonymous information

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.

Copyright 

The content of this blog is covered by copyright and all words and photographs are the copyright of the owner of this blog unless otherwise stated. The content including all photographs may not be reproduced in any way without the owner’s prior permission.

Changes

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we do, we will let you know by revising the date at the bottom of this policy. If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will provide you with additional notice. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access or use our Services or otherwise interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy. If you continue to use our Services after Privacy Policy changes go into effect, you consent to the revised policy.

Contact Information

If you have questions or comments about the Privacy Policy, you can contact me at kasiawrites [at] gmail.com

 

LAST UPDATED: June 2018

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