The privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This Privacy Policy document outlines the types of personal information received and collected by us and how it is used.

Who We Are

Mappy Travel is a travel content related website. Our website address is: https://mappytravel.com.

What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Location Information

We may determine the approximate location of your device from your IP address. We collect and use this information to, for example, calculate the number of people who visit our website from which geographic regions, age group, gender to serve you better.

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

Your name and email address are required to submit a contact form or subscribe to periodic newsletters. The information enables us to communicate with you and email marketing material that you allow through newsletter subscription which you can opt to unsubscribe anytime. We do not sell our users’ private personal information to third-parties nor do we use it for marketing purpose if you fill up a contact form unless agreed by you.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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 way as if the visitor has visited it. 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.

Information We Collect from Other Sources

Your Contact Information

We may also get information about you from other sources. For example, if you create or log into our account through another service (like Google, Facebook or Twitter), we will receive information from that service (such as your username, basic profile information, and friends list) via the authorization procedures used by that service. The information we receive depends on which services you authorise and any options that are available.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics services to help us understand how people use the site so we can provide relevant content. Cookies allow web analytics services to recognise your browser or device and, for example, identify whether you have visited our website before, what you have previously viewed or clicked on, and how you found us. The information is anonymous and only used for statistical purposes. It helps us to analyse user activity and trend to develop better user experience.

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. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

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.

Additional Information

Display Advertising

We, along with third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies together to inform, optimise, and serve ads based on your past visits to our website. If you want to opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising, just customise Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings or using Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on that will instruct the Google Analytics JavaScript not to send any information about the website visit to Google Analytics.

Third-Party Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. Our privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites. If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Disclosure of Information

We are not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely that of the blogs’ owners. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, kindly contact us.