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Who we are
Our website address is: https://thebackslackers.com.
The Backslackers (https://thebackslackers.com) is a fictional travel blog for your personal entertainment, information, and education. © Copyright 2013-2018, The Backslackers. All Rights Reserved. No portion of this website may be reproduced, copied or revised without written permission of the author. All information is provided with no warranty, expressed or implied, and The Backslackers assumes no risks pertaining to the accuracy of information contained herein.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
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.
We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address if you voluntarily submit information to the website by submitting through a contact form. This information is not stored on the the website server.
All email addresses collected through comments, direct communication, or other means will never be sold, given away, or leased.
By sharing your email address through the newsletter signup or clicking “Subscribe to posts by Email” when commenting you are giving permission to be contacted by thebackslackers.com.
By contacting us directly through email, mail, or thorough the digital contact form you grant us permission to respond. Your addresses will not be added to receive marketing communication unless specifically requested.
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.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Some of the links on this website are affiliate links from which we will make a commission from your clicks and/or purchases.
The Backslackers 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.
The Backslackers 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. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases.
The Backslackers is also a participant with many other affiliate programs through CJ.com, Shareasale.com, PerformanceHorizon.com, Awin.com, impact.com.
Photography and Content
All photography on this website (unless otherwise noted) is copyright The Backslackers and may not be used for any purpose without permission. If you are interested in using one of my images for your website or print materials, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All content posted is deemed to be accurate at the time of writing and/or based on opinion. Information is subject to change without our knowledge. We assume no responsibility for errors or omissions in the content.
We are not responsible for any content posted by commenters. While we try to weed out spam messages, occasionally some will be posted which are not endorsed by this website. We reserve the right to screen comments at our discretion.
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.
* We use Mailchimp for our newsletter, which you can opt out of, and Google Analytics for analyzing website data.
* If you subscribed to our newsletter, you will receive our newsletters. You can always unsubscribe by following the link in email or by emailing us.
* If you gave us your name, it will only be used to personalize the newsletters
* We have never sold, we are not selling, and we will not sell any of your personal data provided to us
* All of our affiliates are GDPR compliant
* You have the right to:
– be informed regarding how the data is collected and used
– have access to the data about you
– ask us to change the data about you
– ask us to delete the data about you
– ask us to stop sending your newsletters
The Backslackers abides by GDPR regulations, so if you wish to have your information (e.g. comments removed) and you’re an EU resident, please get in touch with us. We are happy to amend/remove your information/comments/email from the mailing list if you contact us. We do not retain secondary copies of commenters/reader contact information without permission. Similarly, we do not resell or share your contact information with third parties. Similarly, once you opt out of the mailing list, you are permanently removed.
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Pricay Policy Last Updated: 5/24/2018