randomly blogging around | Portugal based personal & travel blog

Privacy Policy

WHO WE ARE

Randomly Blogging Around (“Website”) is a personal & travel blog, governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally, identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website.

DISCLOSURE & TERMS OF CONDITIONS

We will only ever store and use your data in ways that you authorize and are necessary to operate our site.

We will never buy, sell, or trade your data to anyone. Your data will only be shared to our third-parties and only with your consent. 

Your data is only stored for as long as it is needed.

You can browse RandomlyBloggingAorund.com without providing any of your personal information, such as your name and email.

You should only enter the information you are comfortable being used to improve your experience on our site. We don't collect data from outside sources.

By using our site you agree to our terms of conditions and agree to the information we do collect, how we share it and the use of this information by our third parties.

PERSONAL DATA

What Personal Data We Collect And Why We Collect It?

Automatically Collected Information

Information that may automatically be collected when you land on our web 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.

Contact Forms

We use a contact form to enable you to contact us directly through the website.  Your email will not be added to any kind of subscription list when you complete the contact form, and will only be used to respond the submitted request.

Cookies

The web site of Randomly Blogging Around uses three types of cookies:

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 third parties, which may send data to our third 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.

Here you can see an overview of all cookies used on this site.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this website may include embedded content (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.

HOW DO WE STORE, USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Randomly Blogging Around is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to bling our blog to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

 

The information you provide us may be used in the following ways:

 

  • To provide us with anonymous analytics of our user base to provide catered content and advertising to our audience

  • To respond to your emails or questions. Please note that communication must be instigated by you

  • To respond to your comments

  • To operate and maintain the website

  • To provide you with a seamless user experience based on your browser and operating system

THIRD-PARTY USE OF INFORMATION

Randomly Blogging Around shares information and uses the following third-party companies:

  • Wix.com. Wix.com 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

  • 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, how long you stayed on our site and other statistics

  • Google AdSense. We use Google AdSense to display ads on our website. The use of advertising cookies enables Google AdSense and its partners to serve ads to our readers, based on their visit to our sites and/or other sites on the Internet

As of May 25th, 2018, all these third-parties meet GDPR requirements. Please note that each of these third parties may also have third 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.

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION

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, from emails we have received from you, may remain as long as Randomly Blogging Around 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

You have the right to know how your data is used and collected. If you have received any emails from us you can request 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.

You have the right to oup out of emails or newsletters.

SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION

Randomly Blogging Around will never ask you for sensitive personal information, such as bank details, date of birth, personal ID numbers, race, ethnicity, background information, government information or other sensitive data that may be used to harm your identity. We also kindly remind you to never provide this information or any information you are not comfortable sharing with us or our third-parties.

PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.