Effective date: 8 December 2018
Updated: 19 July 2019

Mirela Letailleur (“I”, “me” or “my”) operates the www.the-travel-bunny.com website (the “Travel Blog”).

This page informs you of my policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use my Travel Blog, and the choices you have associated with that data. I know how important it is to you how your information is used and shared, and your privacy matters to me. I will always respect your privacy and do my best to protect it.

I use your data to provide and improve the Travel Blog. By using the Travel Blog, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in my Terms and Conditions.


Information Collection And Use

I collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve my Travel Blog for you.

Types of Data Collected


Personal Data

While using my Travel Blog, I may ask you to provide me with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data“). For example, you may voluntarily submit information such as your name or email address by leaving a comment or subscribing to the Travel Blog or its newsletter.

When you leave a comment on the Travel Blog, I collect the data shown in the comments form, and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

On short, personally identifiable information may include but is not limited to your email address, first name and last name, cookies and usage data.


Usage Data

I may also automatically collect information on how the Travel Blog is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), operating system type, browser type, browser version, referring pages, the pages of my Travel Blog that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. I may also collect information about the actions you take while using the Travel Blog, such as the links you clicked.


Tracking & Cookies Data

I use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on my Travel Blog and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information, and to analyze my Travel Blog.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of my Travel Blog. Learn how to manage your cookies.

Examples of Cookies I use:

  • Session Cookies. I use Session Cookies to operate my Travel Blog. Session cookies expire when you close your browser.
  • Preference Cookies. I use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings. These are persistent cookies, which remain with your browser until you choose to delete them.
  • Security Cookies. I use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use of Data

The Travel Bunny uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Travel Blog
  • To send you updates and/or promotional information, such as newsletters. Each of these emails has the option to opt-out from future mailings
  • To send you administrative communications, such as confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of my Travel Blog when you choose to do so
  • To provide user support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that I can improve the Travel Blog, including tracking and measuring advertising on the Travel Blog
  • To monitor the usage of the Travel Blog
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues.

Transfer Of Data

If you are located outside Romania and choose to provide information to me, please note that I transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Romania and process it here.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to such a transfer.

The Travel Bunny will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place, including the security of your data and other personal information.


Disclosure Of Data

Legal Requirements

The Travel Bunny may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of The Travel Bunny
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Travel Blog
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Travel Blog or the public
  • To protect against legal liability.

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to me, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While I strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, I cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Service Providers

I may employ third party companies and/or individuals to facilitate my Travel Blog (“Service Providers”), to provide the Travel Blog on my behalf, to perform Travel Blog-related services or to assist me in analyzing how my Travel Blog is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on my behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

I may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of my Travel Blog.


Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of my Travel Blog. This data is shared with other Google Services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Travel Blog available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page


Links to other sites

My Travel Blog may contain links to other sites that are not operated by me. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. I strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

I have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.


Embedded content from other sites

Articles on this Travel Blog 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Children’s Privacy

My Travel Blog does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact me. If I become aware that I have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, I take steps to remove that information from my servers.


Changes To This Privacy Policy

I may update my Privacy Policy from time to time. I will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


Contact Me

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact me by email, at mirela@the-travel-bunny.com.