Weekend Wanderlust Privacy Policy

Last updated: 23 May 2018

 

We at Weekend Wanderlust (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates Http://www.weekendwanderlust.co.za (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 want you to know how we use the information you share with us.

This Privacy Policy has been compiled to inform you how your ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is used online by Weekend Wanderlust.co.za .PII is information that can be used (on its own or with other information) to identify, contact, or locate an individual or identify an individual in context. We process PII as a Data Controller, as defined by the General Data Protection Regulation.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.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy without notice. By using or viewing Weekend Wanderlust.co.za  you agree to it, regardless of whether or not you’ve read it.

 

Personal Identifiable Information

What personal information do we collect?

When commenting on our site or subscribing to our mailing list, you may be asked to enter information to help us personalize your online experience. You may be asked to enter the following: name, email address, mailing address, phone number, or other details.

 

Information Collection And Use

We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, navigate the website, or enter information on our site via survey or marketing communication.

You may decline to provide certain information to us, in which case we may not be able to provide you access to certain features and functionalities of the site.

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

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 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.

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.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect in the following ways:

  • Name: To address you appropriately and verify your identity
  • Email Address: To serve as a point of contact, to share information and materials with you

 

Communications

We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that customise your experience with Weekend Wanderlust.

How do we protect your information?

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible to a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems. These persons are required by contract to keep the information confidential.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

In compliance with the GDPR, you have the right to access information we have about you by emailing us at livenow@weekendwanderlust.co.za with “Privacy Policy” in the subject line. We must be able to verify your identity before providing you with an electronic copy of your information.

We will comply with any request to correct, delete, or withdraw consent to our use of your information.

See more here: https://www.eugdpr.org

Retention

We retain your information for as long as required to respond to and resolve inquiries and to process and share relevant information with you.  For mailing list subscriptions, we retain your information for as long as you remain subscribed (i.e. you do not unsubscribe).

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.

We use cookies to help us understand your preferences in order to offer you an efficient and personalized experience on our website.

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.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

You can choose to have your computer notify you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies in your browser settings. Look at your individual browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and personalized may not function properly.

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.

 

Analytics

Using Google Analytics, as a third-party vendor, we collect the following data:

  • Demographics and Interests

All of our activity complies with Google Analytics Terms of Service. More information on how Google uses data can be found here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/

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.

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.

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

Security

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your PII unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

Non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

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.

Fair Information Practices

In compliance with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

  • We will notify you via email within 7 business days.

Unsubscribe/ Opt-out

You reserve the right to opt-out of receiving future emails. If you wish to do so: Follow the instructions located at the bottom of each email. We will remove you from all correspondence.

CAN-SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act sets rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to unsubscribe from emails, and indicates the penalties for violations.

We collect your email address in order to:

  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
  • Market to our mailing list

In accordance with CAN-SPAM, we agree to the following:

  • Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
  • Identify the message as an advertisement in a reasonable way.
  • Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
  • Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
  • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 23 May 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.

Contact Us

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