Last edited on May 29, 2020, to be GDPR compliant.
Cynthia Bil and Nicholas Danis Bertrand, who are the sole owners and operators of journalofnomads.com (from here on referred to as ‘Journal of Nomads’, ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’ and/or ‘ website’), care about the privacy of your data and are committed to protecting it when you visit our website.
You can access Journal of Nomads and browse our website without disclosing any of your personal data. Journal of Nomads does not collect personal information about individuals, such as names, mailing and e-mail addresses, unless if the individual voluntarily and knowingly submit such information to us and he or she has agreed to the terms under which Journal of Nomads will use it. The user can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent him or her from engaging in certain website-related activities.
If you do not enter your information into any forms, we cannot and will not store any of your personal data.
We aspire to comply to the fullest extent possible with applicable data protection regulations, in particular the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) and ePrivacy Directive, where applicable.
What information do we collect?
Any blog comments, responses on Social Media platforms such as Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, and Twitter, or questions written directly to us may be used as blog material for our audience unless specifically requested otherwise. (Part of) these emails, questions or any other feedback may be used in newsletters and blog posts.
It is possible to view the Journal of Nomads website without providing any personal details. However, without giving consent you shall not continue to view our website.
When do we collect information?
We will collect information that you provide to us when you purchase any of our products and/or choose to fill out a form, such as when commenting on our website, reaching out to us via a contact form, signing up to our newsletter or anything else that requires you to physically write in your information. We will store this data securely.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register for our newsletter, surf the website, respond to marketing communication, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- to improve our website in order to better serve you;
- to personalize user’s experience and to allow us to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
- to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature;
- to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
- for internal marketing and demographic studies to improve the products and services that we provide; and for security purposes.
We may also use your information to provide you with our email notifications, newsletters and other marketing communications that either you request from us or which you consent to by opting in when completing a registration form on the website.
You may opt out from receiving such marketing communications from us at any time by notifying us in writing, contacting us at [email protected], or, alternatively, by following the procedure to ‘unsubscribe’ that is specified in the email that you receive.
Disclosure of your information
Journal of Nomads will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals.
You should note that information posted on the public elements of this website may be visible to other users of the website throughout the world. You should therefore be careful when submitting information about yourself to the website.
We may use IP addresses to compile and provide aggregate statistics about our visitors, traffic patterns, and administer the site.
This statistical information may also be related to third parties, but these statistics will not include any personally identifying information, track user’s movement, or gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We only collect the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services. We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations.
If you do not want to have your information used in this way, send an e-mail message containing your name and email address to [email protected]
Journal of Nomads may release account information when such release is reasonably necessary to comply with the law; enforce the terms of any of our user agreements; protect the rights, property, and safety of Journal of Nomads, the users of its site, or others.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy
Journal of Nomads does not collect or maintain information on the website from those we actually know are under 18, and no part of our site is structured to attract anyone under 18.
Third Party Sites
Cookies and Third Party Advertisements
If you do not wish us to install cookies on your computer for these purposes, you may change the settings on your internet browser to reject cookies. For more information about how to do this please consult the “Help” section of your browser. Please note that if you do set your browser to reject cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features of Journal of Nomads.
We authorize analytics partners (such as Google Analytics) to help analyze usage and traffic for our website. As an example, we may use analytics partners to analyze and measure, in the aggregate, the number of unique visitors to our website.
You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Ads Settings.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
Journal of Nomads has financial relationships with some of the brands and companies mentioned on this website. We also use affiliate links to external websites where if used by the reader to purchase a service, product, accommodation, or any other item, we will receive a monetary reward at no extra cost to the purchaser.
However, we do not pass on your data to any other websites, and unless you physically enter your personal information onto the third party site, your data is not identifiable.
Advertisers & Sponsors Disclosure
Journal of Nomads is occasionally open to forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, and other forms of compensation and/or projects. Despite this, Journal of Nomads will never recommend and write about products or brands that we don’t personally use or believe in. We will always disclose whether we are receiving any commission, free products or if a trip was sponsored.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using Journal of Nomads, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website.
Data Controller: Journal of Nomads
Email Correspondence: hello(at)journalofnomads(dot)com