Last updated: May 2021

The Travel Fairies (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates https://thetravelfairiesblog.com/ (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection And Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name and email address (“Personal Information”). This will not be collected unless knowingly given by the individual such as when subscribing to our mailing list. All personal information will be kept private and we will not sell or disclose any information you provide to other companies. No unnecessary data will be taken and you can request for your data to be deleted at any time. You have the right to complain to your data protection authority if you are unhappy with the way we use your data.

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.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).

This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this information to help analyze usage and traffic to our site.

Communications

If you sign up to our mailing list and consent to receiving communications, we may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that we think you may find useful,. You will not be spammed in any way. If you no longer want to receive these emails, you can unsubscribe from our mailing list using the unsubscribe button at the bottom of all emails. By subscribing to our mailing list you are giving your consent to us holding and using your personal data such as email addresses and name.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

Some third party vendors, such as Google, use DoubleClick cookies to show ads based on other sites you have previously visited. Cookies can be used to serve ads based on visits to my site or to serve ads on our site based on visits to other sites on the internet. You can opt out of DoubleClick cookies by visiting the Ad settings page from Google.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving 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.

For a full list of cookies used on this site, check the table below:

CookieDurationDescription
__cfduid1 monthThe cookie is used by cdn services like CloudFare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
__smSessionId9 hoursNo description
__smToken1 yearThis cookie is set by the Sumo. This cookie is used for verifying whether the user is logged in or not.
__smVID1 monthThis cookie is set by Sumo. The purpose of the cookie is not yet known.
cookielawinfo-checbox-analytics11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".
cookielawinfo-checbox-functional11 monthsThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
cookielawinfo-checbox-others11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement1 yearThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Advertisement".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".
csv2 yearsNo description
edgebucketThis cookie is set by the Reddit. This cookie is used for the purpose of the advertisement. It saves the log of the user on the Reddit. The cookie enables the sharing of content from the website onto the social media platform.
gdpr-auditId1 year 24 daysNo description
geo-location1 dayNo description
lidid2 yearsThis cookie is used to collect data on user behaviour and interaction to make advertisement on the website more relevant.
viewed_cookie_policy11 monthsThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Who we Share your Data With

All personal information will be kept private and we will not sell or disclose any information you provide to other companies. If you sign up for our mailing list, the information provided will be stored on our Mailchimp account. You can find the Mailchimp privacy policy here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

What third parties we receive data from

Some third parties use log data or cookies (see sections about Log Data and Cookies above) to collect data containing information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other sites previously visited. This data can be analysed by these third party sites to provide more information about the visitors to our site such as age, gender, and location and to help understand website traffic and usage.

We currently receive analytic data from Google Analytics and from SHE Media Ad Services. You can find the Google privacy policy here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-US and the SHE Media privacy Policy here: https://www.shemedia.com/ad-services-privacy-policy

Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of (April 2018) and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Advertisers and Sponsorship Disclosure

The Travel Fairies are open to forms of advertising, sponsorship or compensation. Certain links on our site are affiliate links which means if you buy through these links we will receive commission for the sale. We will always disclose to our readers whether we are receiving commission or free products for our content or links. However, we will never recommend products that we have not personally used and love.

We are not responsible for the actions of our advertisers and sponsorships and cannot solve problems between them and you. If you make a purchase based on a recommendation from our site you must take action with that company to resolve any issues and not with us.

How Long we Retain your Data

Analytic data is kept for 10 years, cookies duration varies and can be found in the table above, whilst any personal information provided by active consent such as by signing up to our mailing list or leaving a comment will be kept indefinitely, however, this can be deleted at any time at your request.

Contact Us

Any responses we have to our content (whether this be by email, comment or on social media platforms) can be used by us as blog or social media material unless specifically stated otherwise. This can include responses to blog posts, newsletters, advertising or any books or courses created in the future.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

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