The following disclaimer and associated policies are effective from 11 February 2018 and updated in May 2020.
The EvBeing Travel Blog and associated social media platforms fall under the founder of EvBeing
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- No material from this blog (including posts, graphics and other media) may be copied, stored or used without my written consent.
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- We monetize our blog with referral programs. We may be compensated by companies through advertising, reviews, affiliate programs and other.
- Referral links are on this site on the right-hand column on desktop and in posts. We may receive a small commission from purchases made through these links, however, there is no extra cost to the reader.
- All recommendations for products, brands, and businesses made by EvBeing are given based on personal experiences and personal knowledge. Feel free to research the advertisers of our blog to be fully informed.
- We may also receive free products in exchange for a review on this Blog and promotion on associated social media. Please be assured that we share our honest opinion and won’t recommend anything to you if we are not convinced of its value.
- Evbeing is not responsible for the actions of advertisers and sponsors. Any queries or issues relating to advertised products and services by third parties must be addressed directly with them.
THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS
This website uses a number of third party providers to enable it to function efficiently and effectively. These third party providers are governed by their own privacy policies in respect to how they may use your information. Some to note are:-
This privacy notice explains EvBeing‘s policies and practices regarding its collection and use of your personal data, and sets forth your privacy rights. We recognise that information privacy is an ongoing responsibility, and we will update this notice where necessary.Your privacy is critically important to us. At EvBeing, we have a few fundamental principles:
- We are thoughtful about the personal information we ask you to provide and the personal information that we collect about you through the operation of our services.
- We store personal information for only as long as we have a reason to keep it.
- We aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what information on your website is shared publicly (or kept private), indexed by search engines, and permanently deleted.
- We help protect you from overreaching government demands for your personal information.
- We aim for full transparency on how we gather, use, and share your personal information.
1.Why do we collect personal data? EvBeing collects personal data for: 1.The purpose of settings cookies is to store user settings and preferences. This enables EvBeing to provide an improved user experience as the user does not have to keep re-entering the same data whenever they re-visit the EvBeing website. 2.The purpose of the analytics cookies is to identify whether or not the user has consented to be tracked and, if they have consented, to provide a unique ID to enable the tracking function. 3.The purpose of the multimedia cookies is to enable the playback of videos if the user has consented to the use of such cookies. 4.The purpose of the web analytics tool is to enable EvBeing to understand better which are the most popular topics, pages, reports, etc. on its website, by collecting and analysing data on visits to and downloads from the website.
2.What kind of personal data does EvBeing collect? Cookies: session cookies containing user settings and preferences. When a user first visits the blog, they are informed about the cookies and analytics used via a banner based on Cookie Consent Kit, displayed at bottom of the Front Page of the Blog.
3. Subscribers to e-mail alerts: Name, e-mail address. Users may subscribe to EvBeing e-mail alerts to receive monthly or weekly updates on themes of their choice. Subscribers to e-mail alerts are requested to provide their name and e-mail address when subscribing. Users who request access to documents: name, address, contact details. Users who request access to documents are requested to submit certain personal data including name, address, and contact details.
- Our websites (including EvBeing https://evbeing.com ); Our mobile applications (including the mobile app for Android and iOS); Our other products and services that are available on or through our websites and other users’ websites that use our Services, while you are logged in to your account with us.
Information You Provide to Us
Basic Account Information: We ask for basic information from you in order to set up your account. For example, we require individuals who sign up for a WordPress.com account to provide a username and email address and that’s it. You may provide us with more information “like your name” but we don’t require that information to create a WordPress.com account.
Credentials: Depending on the Services you use, you may provide us with credentials for your website (like SSH, FTP, and SFTP username and password). For example, Jetpack and VaultPress users may provide us with these credentials in order to use our one-click restore feature if there is a problem with their site, or to allow us to troubleshoot problems on their site more quickly.
Information We Collect Automatically
Log Information: Like most online service providers, we collect information that web browsers, mobile devices, and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, IP address, unique device identifiers, language preference, referring site, the date and time of access, operating system, and mobile network information.
Usage Information: We collect information about your usage of our Services. For example, we collect information about the actions that site administrators and users perform on a site using our WordPress.com or Jetpack services “in other words, who did what, when and to what thing on a site (e.g., [WordPress.com username] deleted “[title of post]” at [time/date]). As another example, our Usage Tracker tracks information like your email address, WooCommerce settings, PHP settings, and other features for your site, along with information about your online store, such as the aggregate number of orders and customers. We also collect information about what happens when you use our Services (e.g., page views, support document searches at en.support.wordpress.com, features enabled for your website, interactions with our Admin Bar and other parts of our Services) along with information about your device (e.g., screen size, name of cellular network, and mobile device manufacturer). We use this information to, for example, provide our Services to you, as well as get insights on how people use our Services, so we can make our Services better.
Location Information: We may determine the approximate location of your device from your IP address. We collect and use this information to, for example, calculate how many people visit our Services from certain geographic regions. We may also collect information about your precise location via our mobile apps (when, for example, you post a photograph with location information) if you allow us to do so through your mobile device operating system’s permissions.
Interactions with Other Users’ Sites: We collect some information about your interactions with other users’ sites while you are logged in to your account with us, such as your ”Likes” and the fact that you commented on a particular post, so that we can, for example, recommend posts we think may interest you. As another example, for Intense Debate users, we collect information about the comments you make while logged in to your account, and use that information to, for example, tally up statistics about your comments (check them out in your dashboard!) and provide the information about your comments in your Intense Debate public profile.
Information We Collect from Other Sources
We may also get information about you from other sources. For example, if you create or log into your WordPress.com account through another service (like Google) or if you connect your website or account to a social media service (like Twitter) through our Publicize feature, we will receive information from that service (such as your username, basic profile information, and friends list) via the authorization procedures used by that service. The information we receive depends on which services you authorize and any options that are available.
We may also get information, such as a mailing address, from third party services about individuals which we may use, for example, for marketing and advertising purposes like postcards and other mailers advertising our services.
How Long We Keep Information
- We generally discard information about you when we no longer need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it “which are described in the section above on How and Why We Use Information” and we are not legally required to continue to keep it.
- For example, we keep the web server logs that record information about a visitor to EvBeing‘s blog such as the visitor’s IP address, browser type, and operating system, for approximately 30 days. We retain the logs for this period of time in order to, among other things, analyze traffic to EvBeing blog and investigate issues if something goes wrong on one of our websites.
- As another example, when you delete a post, page, or comment from your WordPress.com site, it stays in your Trash folder for thirty days just in case you change your mind and would like restore that content because starting again from scratch is no fun, at all. After the thirty days are up, the deleted content may remain on our backups and caches until purged.
- While no online service is 100% secure, we work very hard to protect information about you against unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction, and take reasonable measures to do so, such as monitoring our Services for potential vulnerabilities and attacks.
- To enhance the security of your account, we encourage you to enable our advanced security settings, like Two Step Authentication.
- You have several choices available when it comes to information about you:
- Limit the Information that You Provide: If you have an account with us, you can choose not to provide the optional account information, profile information, and transaction and billing information. Please keep in mind that if you do not provide this information, certain features of our Services, for example, paid, premium themes, may not be accessible.
- Limit Access to Information On Your Mobile Device: Your mobile device operating system should provide you with the ability to discontinue our ability to collect stored information or location information via our mobile apps. If you do so, you may not be able to use certain features (like adding a location to a photograph, for example).
- Opt-Out of Electronic Communications: You may opt out of receiving promotional messages from us. Just follow the instructions in those messages. If you opt out of promotional messages, we may still send you other messages, like those about your account and legal notices.
- Set Your Browser to Reject Cookies: At this time, EvBeing does not respond to “do not track” signals across all of our Services. However, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies before using EvBeing blog with the drawback that certain features of EvBeing blog may not function properly without the aid of cookies.
- Close Your Account: While we’d be very sad to see you go, if you no longer want to use our Services you can close your account. Please keep in mind that we may continue to retain your information after closing your account, as described in How Long We Keep Information above, for example, when that information is reasonably needed to comply with (or demonstrate our compliance with) legal obligations such as law enforcement requests, or reasonably needed for our legitimate business interests.
- If you are located in certain countries, including those that fall under the scope of the European General Data Protection Regulation (AKA the “GDPR”), data protection laws give you rights with respect to your personal data, subject to any exemptions provided by the law, including the rights to:
- Request access to your personal data;
- Request correction or deletion of your personal data;
- Object to our use and processing of your personal data;
- Request that we limit our use and processing of your personal data; and
- Request portability of your personal data.
- You can usually access, correct, or delete your personal data using your account settings and tools that we offer, but if you aren’t able to do that, or you would like to contact us about one of the other rights, scroll down to How to Reach Us to, well, find out how to reach us.
- If you are not happy with any aspect of how we collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
Other Things You Should Know (Keep Reading!)
- In the case of US based entities, entering into European Commission approved standard contractual arrangements with them, or ensuring they have signed up to the EU-US Privacy Shield; or
- In the case of entities based in other countries outside the EEA, entering into European Commission approved standard contractual arrangements with them.
- You can ask us for more information about the steps we take to protect your personal information when transferring it from the EU.
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