Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us.

Who we are

The website address is: https://vicariouslythroughyou.com.

Copyright

The text, ideas and photos on this site cannot be copied (in part or in full). Should you want to use any of the photos or posts on this website, please send an email to [email protected] and ask for permission and prices.

Typically it is not given for free, especially if the photo is submitted to specialized photo websites. Even if you do get the permission to use our photos for free, you have to write the copyright in your article.

Content:

Any photos used which do not belong to us are clearly marked with copyright attribution. We will only use creative commons photos or those which are given by the photographers.

The cited information is clearly marked, according to international copyright laws.

Posts on the blog may be deleted; they also might be republished at a later date, but the post will bear the information of the first time it was published on the site.

What personal data we collect and why it is collected

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and may also collect the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

All comments on the site are moderated. Should we find any of them offensive, the comment will be deleted and the user banned from commenting on the site again.

It is okay to debate and disagree, but please, mind your language. Anonymous comments which contain foul language or unjustified comments about the writers, photographers or visitors to the website will be deleted immediately and the respective IP banned and they will not be able to comment on this site again.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on this 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.

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.

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

Analytics

This blog uses cookies to track activity. It is anonymous save from telling us your location and what you did on our blog.

Who we share your data with

We have never sold, is not selling, and will never sell any of the personal data provided.

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.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data this site holds about you, including any data you have provided. 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.

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 to change the data about you
– ask to delete the data about you
– ask to stop sending you newsletters

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you subscribed to the newsletter, you will receive the newsletters. You can always unsubscribe by following the link in email or by sending an email to [email protected]

If you provided your name, it will only be used to personalize the newsletters.

Affiliate links

There may be links on this site that can be defined as “affiliate links”. This means that we may receive a small commission (at no cost to you) if you purchase something through the links provided.

Advertising

We have strict guidelines for approving of the sponsored content of any kind (articles, banners) and that’s why you don’t see much (or any) such content on the blog.

Some of the books, gear or services reviewed may have been obtained for free and the information is clearly marked in the article.

Contact

Should you want to use any of the photos or posts on this site or otherwise contact us, please send an email to [email protected]