INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW IT IS USED
Voluntarily Submitted Information: At times, we may gather personal information from you, such as your name or email address. For instance, you might choose to provide information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to the blog or newsletter, or completing a contact form.
Information Obtained from Third Parties: We might receive information about you from external sources, including Mailerlite and the Disqus comment platform. It’s possible to link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile.
Automatically-Collected Information: When you use the Website, certain information about you and your device is automatically collected. This includes your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you visited, and the dates and times of your Website access. Additionally, we may gather data about your interactions with the Website, such as the links you clicked.
This data serves various purposes, all aimed at improving your experience on our website and ensuring the best possible service.
Cookies: We employ cookies, which are tiny data files that the Website stores on your browser. These cookies serve various purposes, including enhancing your personalized experience on the Website. There are two types of cookies we may use:
- Session Cookies: These cookies expire when you close your browser.
- Persistent Cookies: These cookies remain on your browser until deleted.
In the event that you have an account and log in to this site, we will establish a temporary cookie to ascertain whether your browser accepts cookies. It’s important to note that this particular cookie does not contain any personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
Login and Screen Display Cookies: When you log in, we also configure multiple cookies to store your login details and screen display preferences. These cookies have varying durations:
- Login Cookies: These persist for two days.
- Screen Options Cookies: These have a lifespan of one year.
If you opt for the ‘Remember Me’ option, your login will remain active for two weeks. Logging out of your account will result in the removal of the login cookies.
If you choose to leave a comment on our site, you have the option to save your name, email address, and website in cookies for the sake of convenience. These cookies will retain your information for one year, eliminating the need to re-enter it each time you comment.
When site visitors leave comments, we collect the information they provide in the comments form, as well as their IP address and browser user agent string. This data aids in spam detection.
Our comments may be subject to automated spam detection for security purposes. We value your participation in our comments section and strive to ensure a secure and user-friendly experience for all users.
HOW WE MAY USE YOUR INFORMATION
We may employ the information gathered in the following ways:
- Website Operation and Maintenance: Your information aids in the operation and upkeep of the Website.
- Promotional Communication: We may use your information to deliver promotional content, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will include instructions on how to opt out of future mailings.
- Administrative Communications: Your information may be used to transmit administrative communications, including administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notifications, policy updates, or security alerts.
- Response to Comments and Inquiries: We utilize your information to respond to your comments or inquiries.
- User Support: Your data helps us provide you with user support.
- Advertising Tracking and Measurement: We employ your information to monitor and assess advertising on the Website.
- Security and Legal Compliance: Your information may be used to safeguard, investigate, and prevent unauthorized or unlawful activities.
We value your privacy and ensure that your information is utilized in a manner that enhances your experience on our Website and maintains the security of our platform.
THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your personal information may be shared with third parties under specific circumstances:
- When you explicitly grant us authorization to do so.
Roaming in Luxury may also enlist the services of third-party providers to manage various aspects of the Website. The use of your personal information by each third-party service provider is governed by their respective privacy policies.
Currently, Roaming in Luxury employs the following third-party service providers:
- Google Analytics: This service tracks Website usage and provides insights such as referring websites and user activities on the Website. While Google Analytics may capture your IP address, it does not collect any other personal information. Please refer to this site for more details.
Please note that this list may be updated periodically at the Website’s discretion.
Your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. Unless mandated by law, we will not sell, distribute, or disclose your email addresses or other personal information without your explicit consent. However, we may divulge or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, such as in the case of a merger, consolidation, asset purchase, or bankruptcy/reorganization proceeding involving us.
Occasionally, we may make use of anonymous data, which, when considered on its own, does not identify you, or when combined with data from other sources. This form of anonymous data might be shared with other parties for purposes such as marketing, advertising, or other applications. Examples of such anonymous data may encompass analytics or information gathered through cookies.
PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION
When you create a user profile on the Website or leave a comment, specific information may become publicly visible. To establish a user profile, you will be required to select a username and password, and provide your email address for profile verification. It’s important to note that your email address will never be made publicly accessible. Additionally, you have the option to include an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website. You may also choose to connect your Facebook, Instagram, and Google Account. Other users of the Website may view your username, avatar, profile description, and website information.
The Website utilizes cookies to:
- Store visitors’ preferences.
- Record user-specific information regarding the pages users access or visit.
- Ensure that visitors do not repeatedly receive the same banner ads.
- Personalize Website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information sent by the visitor.
Cookies may also be employed by third-party services, such as Google, as explained below.
Users have the option to prevent the Website from setting cookies by configuring their Internet browser settings, effectively denying the setting of cookies permanently. Furthermore, already established cookies can be deleted at any time through an Internet browser or other software programs. This functionality is available in all popular Internet browsers.
However, it’s important to note that if users deactivate cookie settings in their Internet browser, certain functions of our Website may not be fully accessible.
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Articles published on this site may contain embedded content, such as videos, images, articles, and more. Embedded content from external websites functions in the same manner as if you had visited those external websites directly.
These external websites might collect data about you, employ cookies, include additional third-party tracking mechanisms, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content. This includes tracking your interactions with the embedded content even if you have an account and are logged in to the external website.
Please be aware that when interacting with embedded content from other websites, you are subject to the privacy policies and practices of those external websites. We advise reviewing the respective privacy policies of these external websites to understand how they handle your data.
Retargeting Ads: At times, the Website may engage in retargeting efforts with third-party firms like Google, Facebook, or Instagram to promote the Website. These companies employ cookies to deliver ads based on a user’s prior visits to the Website.
Affiliate Program Participation: Roaming in Luxury may partake in affiliate marketing by incorporating tracking links into the website. Clicking on an affiliate partnership link will result in a cookie being placed on your browser to track referrals and sales for commission purposes. Roaming in Luxury is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com
Newsletters: On the Website, you have the option to subscribe to our newsletter, which may include advertising content. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. These pixels are embedded in emails and facilitate an analysis of the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns. Through these tracking pixels, we can determine if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. This data allows us to tailor the content of future newsletters to suit user interests. Importantly, this information is not shared with third parties.
YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING PERSONAL INFORMATION
Here are your rights related to your personal information:
Opt-out: You have the option to unsubscribe from future email communications by using the provided unsubscribe links in our emails.
Access: You have the right to access the personal information we have collected about you. To do so, you can submit a request.
Amend: You can contact us to amend or update your personal information.
Forget: In specific circumstances, you can request that we delete or forget your personal data. To initiate this process, please submit a request.
It’s important to note that we may be required to retain certain information for purposes such as record-keeping, completing transactions, or complying with legal obligations, even if you make a request to delete your data.
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Last Updated: October 1st, 2023