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Privacy Policy

by Flitter Fever

Who we are

We are Flitter Fever, a travel blog created and managed by Elisa from The Netherlands.

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.

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 form

Name, Email, Subject and Message are mandatory fields when contacting the FlitterFever.com travel blog via the contact form. Optional fields include Website and Phone Number. The information provided by submitting a contact form is sent to [email protected] We will keep contact form submissions in our inbox for max. 2 years for customer service purposes. We will not use the information submitted for marketing purposes.

Cookies

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. Cookies are used to handle importing and restoring backups.

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 would visit 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.

Analytics

SiteStats of FlitterFever.com are gathered via WordPress and Google Analytics, with subservices of Jetpack and MonstersInsights. Website visitors can opt-out of tracking via an integrated link shown on our website. As a user of Google Analytics, we can only see anonimous information of users, expressed as numbers, so no names or place of residence of users for example, but only for example how many from country x and how many via desktop or mobile.

Security Logs

The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged by iThemes Security to check for malicious activity and to protect this site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 14 days.

Who we share your data with

Anonymous numeric Google Analytics data of our website may be in rare cases exchanged with our partners for marketing purposes. Our hosting provider Siteground (European server) may also get access to our website upon request to solve technical issues to smoothen our website’s visitors experience.

This site is scanned for potential malware and vulnerabilities by Sucuri’s SiteCheck. We do not send personal information to Sucuri; however, Sucuri could find personal information posted publicly (such as in comments) during their scan. For more details, please see Sucuri’s privacy policy.

This site uses BackupBuddy to backup the content, media, etc. of this website on a regular basis. These back ups will be kept for 2 years.

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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments are checked through an automated spam detection service called Akismet. Akismet collects information about visitors who comment on sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information Askimet collects depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

This web site uses a third party service to manage some administrative tasks. If you leave a comment, submit personal information via a contact form, or otherwise exchange personal details with us, it is possible that we may use this service to manage that data. Please visit the iThemes Privacy Policy for more information regarding the way they handle their data.

Your contact information

For privacy-specific concerns or questions, please contact us.

How we protect your data

We keep your data safe by using smart passwords and not sharing those with any others than the website’s owner.

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