Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Travel With a Pen (www.travelwithapen.com)

At Travel With a Pen, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by Travel With a Pen and how it is used.

Information we collect and how it is used

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, Travel With a Pen makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
Travel With a Pen does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Travel with a Pen: For example, when you leave a comment or subscribe to the Travel with a Pen Newsletter, we may collect personal information such as your name or email address. This information (especially your email is not shared with any third party)

Publicly Visible Information
If you create a user profile on the Website or leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible. To create a user profile, you must choose a username and password and input your email address for profile confirmation. Your email address will never be available publicly. At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website.

Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.

DoubleClick DART Cookie
.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on Travel With a Pen
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to Travel With a Pen and other sites on the Internet.
.:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Advertising & Third Parties

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include ….
Google Adsense

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on Travel With a Pen send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

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.

Newsletters

On the Travel with a Pen 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. Also, this allows us to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

We currently use Mail chimp, a third party program to manage our newsletter database and delivery. They have their own privacy policies, and should be referred to on their individual websites if you have any concerns.

Sensitive and Personal Information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your passwords, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Children’s Information

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 Travel with a Pen has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at amarachi@travelwithapen.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Contact Information

If you require any more information or have any questions about Travel With a Pen’s privacy policy, please feel free to contact Amarachi by email at amarachi@travelwithapen.com.

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