Privacy Policy

Passport and Memories found at https://passportandmemories.com (“Website”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website.

Who we are

Passport and Memories is a travel blog operating at the web address: https://passportandmemories.com. It is written and managed by Sarah who can be contacted at: sarah.passportandmemories@gmail.com.

What information do we collect and how is it used?

  • Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to the newsletter, or submitting a contact form.

  • Information We Collect from Others: We may receive information about you from other sources. For example, if you use a third-party software through the site, they may transfer information to us for fulfillment.

  • Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.

  • Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.

  • Comments: When you 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 assist in spam detection. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

How your information may be used

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain the Website;

  • To send you promotional information, 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 advertising on the Website;

  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

Third-party use of personal information

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.

Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

  • Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. For more information, please see Google Analytics’s Privacy Policy.

  • Mailchimp | Email Service Provider – this service is used for the delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications. Each email communication will offer the chance to opt-out of future mailings. For more information, please see MailChimp’s Privacy Policy.

  • Wix | Blog Publishing Platform – We use Wix.com to publish this blog and allow comments on our site. Wix requires visitors who want to post a comment to enter a name and email address. By default. For more information about how Wix processes data, please see the Wix.com Privacy Policy

Advertising & Affiliate Partners

Some of our advertising partners and/or affiliate programs may use cookies on our site. Passport and Memories has no access to or control over cookies that are used by third-party advertisers and affiliates. Some of the affiliate or referral programs we use operate by use of a referral link. When the link is clicked, any purchases made by a visitor can be tracked back to Passport and Memories in order to track any sales for purposes of commissions for the referral. Our advertising partners/affiliate programs include:

  • TBC

Note: Each advertising and affiliate partner has its own privacy policy in place. For more detailed information on their practices, please see their respective privacy policies.