Funny girl travel blog LLC (I or funny girl travel blog) recognizes and values the protection of your personal information.
This policy applies only to information that funny girl travel blog collects via this Website.
INFORMATION I COLLECT AND HOLD
Wherever possible, you can elect to remain anonymous or use a pseudonym in interacting with me e.g. when making an enquiry.
From time to time, I may ask you to supply personal information such as your name, address, date of birth, telephone number or e-mail address.
For example, I ask for your contact information when you participate in community forums, join me on social media, contact me with questions or comments.
If you don’t want to provide me with your personal data, you don’t have to, but it may mean you can’t use some parts of my websites or services.
Under no circumstances will I request any information from you that may disclose your:
- political, religious or philosophical opinions, beliefs, associations or affiliations;
- health and sexuality;
- racial or ethnic origin;
- membership of a trade union, or a professional or trade association; or
- criminal records.
I may also conduct surveys or market research and may seek other information from you on a periodic basis. These surveys will provide me with information that allows improvement in the types and quality of services offered to you, and the manner in which those services are offered to you.
How I collect, store, use and secure personal data is in line with Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
PERSONAL INFORMATION VIA THE WEBSITE
I collect some information about you automatically when you visit my websites or use any of my services, like your IP address and device type. I also collect information when you navigate through my websites and services, including what pages you look at and what links you clicked on. This information is useful for me as it helps me get a better understanding of how you’re using my website and services so that I can continue to provide the best experience possible.
Some of this information is collected automatically by cookies or similar tracking technologies. ‘Cookies’ are pieces of information that websites send to the browser and are stored in the computer hard-drive. Cookies make using the Website easier by storing information about your preferences on the Website. This allows the Website to be tailored to you for any of your return visits. Cookies will not identify you personally.
I use this information to supplement the personal data I already hold about you, in order to better inform, personalize and improve my services, and to validate the personal data you provide.
If you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter your security settings on your web browser to disable cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used. However, by disabling the cookie function in your web browser you may impede your ability to use parts of the Website.
When you leave a comment on this website, you are giving implied consent for this comment and your information to appear on my website. In leaving a comment, your name and email address will not be shared with any third party. I may use your email address solely to respond to your comment. However, I am not liable or responsible for the actions of other individuals and the unauthorized use by such information that you voluntarily share.
I have public social media accounts and social sharing options on my website. If you choose to interact on social media with me or on my accounts, you are advised that any interactions on those accounts are publicly available.
If you choose to share a testimonial on this Website, I will first obtain your written permission via email before including your name and testimonial on my website.
YOUR OPTION NOT TO PROVIDE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
I may from time to time run competitions or offer additional benefits to you and I may ask you to provide your personal details for these purposes. Providing me with this information is absolutely optional to you. However, if you do not provide your personal information to me I may not be able to contact you or give you access to the additional benefits.
You may opt out of these additional communications at any time. Please contact me at email@example.com
USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
When I hold your personal information it will be used for the following primary purposes:
- to ensure the proper functioning of the Website;
- to ensure the proper functioning of the funny girl travel blog business; and
- to assist funny girl travel blog with my auditing, marketing, planning, billing, product development and research requirements.
First and foremost, I use your personal data to operate my websites and provide you with any services you’ve requested, and to manage my relationship with you. I also use your personal data for other purposes, which may include the following:
To communicate with you.
This may include:
- providing you with information you’ve requested from me or information I am required to send to you regarding my operational communications, like changes to my websites and services, security updates, or assistance with using my websites and services
- marketing communications (about funny girl travel blog or another product or service I think you might be interested in) in accordance with your marketing preferences
- asking you for feedback or to take part in any research I am conducting (which I may engage a third party to assist with).
To support you:
This may include assisting with the resolution of technical support issues or other issues relating to the websites or services, whether by email, in-app support or otherwise.
To enhance my websites and services and develop new ones:
For example, by tracking and monitoring your use of websites and services, so I can keep improving, or by carrying out technical analysis of my websites and services so that I can optimize your user experience and provide you with more efficient tools.
To market to you:
In addition to sending you marketing communications, I may also use your personal data to display targeted advertising to you online – through my own websites and services or through third party websites and their platforms.
To analyze, aggregate and report:
I may use the personal data I collect about you and other users of our websites and services (whether obtained directly or from third parties) to produce aggregated and anonymized analytics and reports, which I may share publicly or with third parties.
I will not use or disclose (or permit the use or disclosure of) information that could be used to identify an individual member in any circumstances except:
- to ensure the proper functioning of my business and the Website;
- to communicate promotional offers and special events to you;
- to allow my trusted third parties, including any advertising partners, to communicate promotional and special offers to you;
- where the law requires me, or authorizes me, or a company holding data on my behalf, to do so; or
- where you have given express consent to me for a prescribed purpose.
I will not sell, distribute, rent, license, disclose, share or pass your personal information onto any third parties, other than those who are contracted to me to keep the information confidential whether subject to a statute or a scheme regarding the handling of personal information.
Should a third party approach me with a demand to access your personal information, I will take reasonable steps to redirect the third party to request the information directly from you, wherever it is lawful and reasonable for me to do so.
If I am compelled to disclose your personal information, to a third party I will take reasonable steps to notify you of this in advance, wherever it is lawful and reasonable for me to do so.
Any trusted third party partners will comply with Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Third Party Partners
Any of my Third Party Partners who may place cookies and tracking technology on your computer or device include:
- Google Analytics– providing traffic analytics and demographics
- Mail Chimp– user analytics
- Facebook– user analytics and advertising tracking
- Twitter – user analytics and advertising tracking
- Instagram – user analytics and advertising tracking
SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
In my business, personal information can be stored both electronically and in hard-copy form. I am committed to keeping your personal information secure regardless of the format in which I hold it and I will take all reasonable steps to protect your information from misuse, interference, loss, and unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. However, you use the Website at your own risk and I accept no responsibility, whether I am deemed to have been negligent or not, in the event of a security that affects your privacy.
Note that no information transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. However, I will endeavor to protect your personal information as best as possible but I cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to me, or receive from me. The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk.
ACCURACY AND QUALITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
I will take all such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to ensure that:
- all information collected from you is kept accurate, up to date and complete; and
- the personal information that I use or disclose is, having regard to the purpose of the use or disclosure, accurate, up-to-date, complete and relevant.
ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
In most cases, you have the right to access the personal information that
I hold about you. If you wish to access your personal information, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I will deal with all requests for access to personal information as quickly as possible. Requests for a large amount of information, or information which is not currently in use, may require further time before a response can be given.
I may charge you a reasonable fee for access if a cost is incurred by me in order to retrieve your information, but in no case will I charge you a fee for your application for access.
Whenever a fee will be applied, you will be notified of how that fee will be calculated, or where possible, the total amount that will be charged. You will then have the option to decide whether to proceed with your access request.
In some cases, I can refuse to give you access to personal information I hold about you. This includes, but is not limited to, circumstances where denying access is required or authorized by or under USA law or a court/tribunal order or where giving you access would: be unlawful; have an unreasonable impact on other people’s privacy; prejudice an investigation of unlawful activity; reveal my intentions in relation to negotiations with you so as to prejudice those negotiations; prejudice enforcement related activities conducted by, or on behalf of, an enforcement body; reveal evaluative information generated within the funny girl travel blog business in connection with a commercially sensitive decision-making process.
I will also refuse access where the personal information relates to existing or anticipated legal proceedings, and the information would not be accessible by the process of discovery in those proceedings. Further, I will refuse access where your request is frivolous or vexatious, and where I reasonably believe that: giving access would pose a serious threat to the life, health or safety of any individual, or to public health or public safety; unlawful activity, or misconduct of a serious nature, is being or may be engaged in against funny girl travel blog and giving access would be likely to prejudice the taking of appropriate action in relation to that matter.
If I refuse to give you access I will provide you with reasons for my refusal, unless doing so would be unreasonable in the circumstances. I will also take reasonable steps to give you access in a way that meets your needs without giving rise to the reasons of our refusal. Further, we will provide details of how you may make a complaint about our decision.
These mechanisms for accessing your personal information operate alongside, and do not replace, other informal or legal procedures by which you may be provided with access to your personal information.
CORRECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The accuracy of the personal information I have requested from you is important to me. Should you suspect, or become aware of, that your personal information I hold is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete or misleading, please contact me at email@example.com
I will deal with all requests for correction of personal information as quickly as possible. Requests relating to a large amount of information, or information which is not currently in use, may require further time before a response can be given.
If I refuse to change the personal information as you request, I will provide you with reasons for my refusal, unless doing to would be unreasonable in the circumstances. I will also provide details of how you may make a complaint about my decision. Further, in case of my refusal, you may request that I take reasonable steps to associate, with the relevant information, a statement that you view it as inaccurate, out of date, incomplete or misleading.
In the case I have corrected personal information about you, you may request that I take reasonable steps to give notice of the correction to any third party to which we have disclosed the inaccurate, out of date, incomplete or misleading personal information.
These mechanisms for correcting your personal information operate alongside, and do not replace, other informal or legal procedures by which you may be provided correction of your personal information.
CONCERNS AND COMPLAINTS ABOUT BREACHES
If you have concerns about how I handle your personal information, it is important that you notify me as soon as possible, so that I can address your concerns appropriately as the circumstances require. Any concern or complaint should be made in writing. Please send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will respond as soon as reasonably possible.
DISPOSAL OF PERSONAL INFORMATION NOT REQUIRED
If I hold personal information about you, and I do not need that information for any purpose for which the information may be used or disclosed, I will take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify that information unless I am prevented from doing so by law.
UNSUBSCRIBING FROM MY E-MAIL DATABASE
To unsubscribe from my e-mail database, please use the unsubscribe option, which is located on my blog and within your login account or send me an e-mail to email@example.com with “UNSUBSCRIBE” typed into the subject line of the e-mail.