Privacy & Cookie Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://travelconnectexperience.net.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We use contact forms to enable you to contact us directly through the website. You can email us if you prefer. We will always indicate if your email will be added to any list when you complete a contact form and will enable you to opt out of this subscription.

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.

Voluntary Information

We may collect and store information you voluntarily submit to our website. This may include personal information such as your name or email address while leaving comments, subscribing to our newsletter and marketing campaigns or contacting us via our contact form. All voluntary information you provide to us you should only be provided with your consent and if you are comfortable doing so.

Automatically Collected Information

Information that may automatically be collected when you land on our site is your IP address, operating system, browser type when you accessed our site, who referred you, what you do while and how you behave while on our website, links you clicked.

This information is anonymous and only used for aggregated statistical purposes.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website. Your consent applies to the following domains: travelconnectexperience.net

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.

We use three types of cookies on this site:

Session cookies, which expire as soon as you close your browser.

Permanent cookies, which stay on your browser until you choose to delete.

3rd Party Cookies, collected by our 3rd parties, which may send data to our 3rd parties.

You can alter your cookie settings in your browser. If you disable cookie use, some aspects of our site may not function fully, but it is within your right to do so.

Third party Use Of Information

Travel Connect Experience shares information and uses the following third party companies:

MailChimp. Our newsletter, email updates, marketing campaigns and mailing subscription is provided by a 3rd party company called MailChimp. Unless you explicitly gave us permission to email you for our newsletter or marketing purposes we will not use your email address to contact you.

If you subscribed for our newsletter or marketing material we may contact based on the information you signed up for.

If you provided us with your name, it is used only to personalize and address our emails.

All our subscriptions are double opt in and meet GDPR requirements.

We will not offer any hidden promotions in order to trick you to sign up for our mailing list. It is our goal to be transparent about what you are signing up for.

It is your right to opt out of our subscription list at any time. You can do this at the bottom of any of our emails you can you email us and ask to be taken off our mailing list. Once you opt out will are permanently removed from our mailing list along with your data.

Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to track our traffic and website statistics. They may receive anonymous aggregated information such as your location, how you landed on our site, links clicked, you long you stayed on our site and other statistics.

Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your website visits is subject to the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

SiteGround. SiteGround is our hosting platform. They may receive your IP address, cookie information and any data they need to ensure our website is visible and running to the public.

WordPress. WordPress is the company we use to create our online website. They may receive analytics data from you, such as your IP address, your name, and email if you comment on our posts and other data.

As of May 25th, 2018, all these third-parties meet GDPR requirements. Please note that each of these 3rd parties may also have 3rd party companies they share with. Each company should have a privacy policy detailing more information about how they share your data. It is your responsibility to know and understand each companies privacy policy and how it relates to you.

It is your right to choose to accept Cookies or not. This can be done through your internet browser’s settings where you can turn off the Cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new Cookies. You can also decide on acceptance of each new Cookie in a variety of ways or delete all Cookies that are already on your computer. Deleting Cookies may mean having to manually add information that has previously been saved. To find more information about managing and deleting Cookies, visit the ICO website or All About Cookies.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

We do not keep your information any longer than we have to. Information such as your name on public comments or your name and email in our mailing list may remain as long as Female Travel Bloggers is online or until you ask for it to be removed. Much of the data we collect is sent to be processed by our third-party companies. Please review their privacy policy for more details.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you have questions about your privacy or any of our terms, please email us. Remember you have the right to know what data we collect and the right to remove or ask us to alter this data. 

Cookie Overview

Cookie declaration last updated on 02/04/2019 by Cookiebot:

Necessary (1)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
CookieConsenttravelconnectexperience.lottiereeves.comStores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain1 yearHTTP Cookie

Marketing (12)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
GPSyoutube.comRegisters a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.1 dayHTTP Cookie
IDEdoubleclick.netUsed by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.1 yearHTTP Cookie
PREFyoutube.comRegisters a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.8 monthsHTTP Cookie
test_cookiedoubleclick.netUsed to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.1 dayHTTP Cookie
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEyoutube.comTries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.179 daysHTTP Cookie
YSCyoutube.comRegisters a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.SessionHTTP Cookie
yt-remote-cast-installedyoutube.comStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoSessionHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-connected-devicesyoutube.comStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoPersistentHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-device-idyoutube.comStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoPersistentHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-fast-check-periodyoutube.comStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoSessionHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-session-appyoutube.comStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoSessionHTML Local Storage
yt-remote-session-nameyoutube.comStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube videoSessionHTML Local Storage

Unclassified (2)

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

NameProviderPurposeExpiryType
et_bloom_optin_optin_1_361e99a094_imptravelconnectexperience.lottiereeves.comPending1 yearHTTP Cookie
et_bloom_optin_optin_2_361e99a094_imptravelconnectexperience.lottiereeves.comPending1 yearHTTP Cookie