Last updated: April 15, 2020
Our Open Passport (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the Our Open Passport website (the “Service”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service.
Information Collection And Use
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- When users visit our site
- Register on the website
- Submit a form
- Place an order
- Subscribe to the newsletter
- Respond to a survey
- Leave a comment
HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
To operate and maintain the Website;
To send you newsletters. Each email promotion will provide an easy opt-out button;
To respond to your comments or inquiries;
To track and measure statistics/advertising on the Website;
To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“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 Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
Google AdSense & DoubleClick Cookie
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.
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 Service.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
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.
Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Our Open Passport Blog. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 16 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a child under 16 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.
Compliance With Laws
We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena.
The content of this website is covered by copyright and all words and photographs are the copyright of Sidetracked Travel Blog unless otherwise stated. If you’d like to share or republish any content found on this website, please send a note asking permission.
In some cases, posts on this site include affiliate links for products or services mentioned. This means that Sidetracked Travel Blog may earn a small commission on items that have been purchased through those links at no additional cost to the buyer.
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
We promise that we take data safety seriously and use your private data only to offer a personalised experience.
We use Mailchimp for our newsletter, which you can opt out of, and Google Analytics for analysing website data.
If you subscribed to our newsletter, you will receive our newsletters. You can always unsubscribe by following the link in the email or by emailing us.
If you gave us your name, it will only be used to personalize the newsletters.
We have never sold, we are not selling, and we will not sell any of your personal data provided to us.
All of our affiliates are GDPR compliant.
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 you newsletters.
Our Open Passport Blog abides by GDPR regulations, so if you wish to have your information (e.g. comments removed) and you’re an EU resident, please get in touch with us. We are happy to amend/remove your information/comments/email from the mailing list if you contact us. We do not retain secondary copies of commenters/reader contact information without permission. Similarly, we do not resell or share your contact information with third parties and once you opt out of the mailing list, you are permanently removed.
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 Website 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.
This Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage 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. We have anonymised our Google Analytics data and never look at non-aggregated data.
Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Website, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Sensitive personal information
If you leave a comment, certain information (your name as you provide it) may be publicly visible, however your email address will not be. We will not contact you using your email as this goes against GDPR regulations, so if you wish to be contacted by Our Open Passport Blog, please contact us directly. Please do not request that we contact you in the comments.
View, edit or delete your personal information
You have the right to view, edit or delete the personal data we have collected about you. Furthermore, you have the right to withdraw consent or to object to the processing of your personal data. And you have the right to data portability: this means that you can request that we send you, or another organisation named by you, the personal data that we have about you in a computer file. Requests to view, edit, delete or port your personal data, and withdrawals of consent can be sent to email@example.com
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 our Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.