Who we are
Our website address is: https://travelwiththemuses.com (“website”, “us”, “we”)
You can contact us through a contact form here, or directly by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
If you leave a comment, certain information (your name as you provide it) may be publicly visible, however your email address will not be. We will not contact you using your email.
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately. We will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
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.
If you fill out a contact form to get in touch with us we retain the information you input, including the name and email used as well as the content of the message.
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.
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.
Cookies are set for 1 year.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of the individuals internet browser and may permanently refuse the setting of cookies. Additionally, cookies were are already set can be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable, and may have an impact on your use of other websites if a setting is changed within your browser.
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. This allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behaviour will not be passed on to third parties.
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.
What are analytics and why does Travelwiththemuses want them?
Analytics are the way we monitor the website and see how popular it is, how our audience is growing, and what our audience enjoys the most.
The information we see is in aggregate form with no personally identifying information attached.
Who we share your data with
Jet Pack, collects information on who visits the site – we do not receive any identifying data only aggregate information.
Google Analytics, collects similar information to JetPack, aggregate data to indicate to us what demographics of people are seeing our website and how they interact with it, while it may note your IP address, it is anonymised.
Monster Insights manages analytics and helps information get from our site to Google Analytics, your IP is anonymised and no identifying data is available to us.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.
Similarly your activity on the website is monitored for analytical purposes and sent through services, Jet Pack and Google Analytics
We will not sell or distribute email addresses or other personal information without your consent; except when required by law we will not disclose or reveal any data or information.
From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
Your contact information
Contact us through a contact form embedded on the website or at email@example.com
Why Do We Collect Data?
- To operate and maintain the Website;
- To send you promotional information if you opt in to this, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To provide you with user support;
- To track and measure use of and advertising on the Website;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
Affiliate links are links to products or services, this website may be compensated by companies mentioned through advertising, affiliate programs, or otherwise.
Any references to third party products, rates, or websites are subject to change without notice. Please do the appropriate research before participating in any third party offers.
If you follow one of these links, your data and cookie policies will change when you leave our site.
Please be advised that Travel With The Muses has financial relationships with some of the merchants mentioned on this blog. Travel with the muses may be compensated if consumers choose to utilize the links located throughout the content on this site and generate sales for the said merchant. You are not obligated to click on any link or buy any products that are advertised. You never pay more to use an affiliate link.
Travel with the muses is a participant of the following affiliate programs:
This list is subject to change and will be updated if we join or leave a program.
How do we travel? Unless otherwise noted, we pay for our own trips and expenses. If we ever receive compensation or complementary services we will be completely transparent about that in the post.
Travel with the muses is currently uses Google AdSense to place adverts and may be compensated if a user interacts with an advert placed on the website.
This may change at any time and adjustments will be made here to reflect those changes.
We are open to selling ad space on the website, but reserve the right to refuse or withdraw at any time, please contact us to discuss this service.
When I write a review it will always be my honest opinion. If a product or service is ever provided free of charge this will NOT guarantee a positive review – all reviews will be based on my experience with what is being reviewed.
When I recommend a product, service, destination, or itinerary – this are based on my own personal beliefs and opinions about the subject and you should always do your own research to make sure that the decision is right for you.
If a post is ever sponsored this will be noted on the post itself. A sponsored post will always reflect my true experience and honest opinion.
If I say a thing – it is to the best of my knowledge and my honest opinion.
I’m not going to recommend a service or product I don’t love or see value in.
I promise to treat any data received with absolute respect, it is only collected to make the website a better place for its users and to develop, work on, and grow the website..
I promise to let you know about any changes to our processes.
Page Updated 22/09/2018