Privacy Policy

Welcome to the privacy policy of Countries I Visited.

This privacy policy was last updated on 24 May 2018.

Countries I Visited respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your information. This privacy policy will inform you as to how we look after your information when you visit our website and/or use our mobile application (“App”) (collectively our “Services”), regardless of where you visit it from, and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

1. IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND WHO WE ARE

PURPOSE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy aims to give you information on how Countries I Visited collects, uses, discloses, transfers, stores and processes your information when you use our Services, including any data you may provide through your use of our Services.

This website and our mobile applications as available are not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

It is important that you read this privacy policy together with any other privacy policy or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing information about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy policy supplements the other policies and is not intended to override them.

Countries I Visited is responsible for your information (collectively referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy policy).

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us using the details set out in section 9.

THIRD-PARTY LINKS

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit or third party mobile application you may use.

2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU

Information you provide us directly:

  1. Your username, password and e-mail address when you register for an Countries I Visited account.
  2. Profile information that you provide for your user profile (e.g., first and last name, picture, phone number).
  3. User Content (e.g., photos, comments, and other materials) that you post to the Service.

Analytics information:

  1. We use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service. These tools collect information sent by your device or our Service, including the web pages you visit, add-ons, and other information that assists us in improving the Service. We collect and use this analytics information with analytics information from other Users so that it cannot reasonably be used to identify any particular individual User.

Cookies and similar technologies:

  1. When you visit the Service, we may use cookies and similar technologies like pixels, web beacons, and local storage to collect information about how you use Countries I Visited and provide features to you.
  2. We may ask advertisers or other partners to serve ads or services to your devices, which may use cookies or similar technologies placed by us or the third party.
  3. More information is available in our Cookies page

3. HOW IS YOUR INFORMATION COLLECTED?

We use different methods to collect information from and about your device including through:

4. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We will only use your information when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your information in the following circumstances:

SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION

We will not rent or sell your information to third parties outside Countries I Visited without your consent, except as noted in this Policy.

COOKIES

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly. For more information about the cookies we use and how to manage your preferences, please see our cookie policy.

5. DISCLOSURES OF YOUR INFORMATION

Your information will only be disclosed to companies within the Countries I Visited group of companies and third parties outside those groups in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy.

Countries I Visited may transfer your information to another company if it restructures its business. Countries I Visited may transfer your information to a third party if the operator of the website changes, or if there is a sale of all or any part of its business or its assets. In the event of any of these transfers occurring, the party who acquires the data will assume the rights and obligations described in this privacy policy.

Countries I Visited may engage the services of third party service providers and suppliers for certain activities including, but not limited to, processing your information and providing technical support to our Services. Countries I Visited will take steps to ensure that arrangements with third party service providers protect your privacy by ensuring that these third parties comply strictly with instructions when they are processing your information.

We require all third parties to respect the security of your information and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third party service providers to use your information for their own purposes and only permit them to process your information for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

6. DATA SECURITY

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need-to-know. They will only process your information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

7. YOUR CHOICES ABOUT YOUR INFORMATION

Your account information and profile/privacy settings:

How long we keep your User Content:

8. YOUR RIGHTS

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data, including the right to:

9. QUESTIONS

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us here.