Hello and thank you for visiting our Travel Resources Blog ~ To Some Place New. We hope that this site is of value to you. We created this Privacy and Terms & Conditions Page so that you feel comfortable browsing through our website, knowing we fully respect your privacy. 

Please note that this Privacy Policy agreement applies to this website only.

About the Information that we collect

  • We are thoughtful about the personal information we ask you to provide and the personal information that we collect about you through our website.
  • We store personal information for only as long as we have a reason to keep it.

About the Information You Provide to Us

Contact Forms & Email Subscriptions

We use contact forms to enable you to contact us directly through the website. We will always indicate if your email will be added to any list when you complete a contact form and will enable you to opt-out of this subscription. You will be asked to re-confirm your email address to subscribe to our emails and newsletters.

Automatically Collected Information

Information that may automatically be collected when you land on our site is your IP address, operating system, browser type when you accessed our site, who referred you, what you do while and how you behave while on our website, links you clicked.

This information is anonymous and used for statistical purposes only.

Other Site Interactions

When a guest leaves a comment on our site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the 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/. 

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

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.

We also have a general “privacy and cookie” policy on our website. You can alter your cookie settings in your browser. If you disable cookie use, some aspects of our site may not function fully, but it is within your right to do so.

It is your right to choose to accept Cookies or not. This can be done through your internet browser’s settings where you can turn off the Cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new Cookies. You can also decide on acceptance of each new Cookie in a variety of ways or delete all Cookies that are already on your computer. Deleting Cookies may mean having to manually add information that has previously been saved.

Embedded Content From Other Websites & Social Shares

Articles on this site may include embedded content from third-party apps. 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 (like social shares or likes), 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.

Website Analytics

We may partner with third party analytic companies, including Google Analytics and MonsterInsights. The analytic companies may also use cookies or other tracking technologies to analyze visitors’ use of our website or mobile app to determine the popularity of the content and better understand online activity.  We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors. However, in order to access our website, you must consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party analytic companies. You should review their Privacy Policy and contact them directly if you have questions. If you do not want any information to be collected and used by tracking technologies,  visit the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool

International Data

Our website is hosted by servers located in the U.S.  If you reside in the European Union, some of your data will be transferred internationally to those servers.  Transfers will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the EU-US Privacy Shield. More information on the Privacy Shield can be found at: https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome.

Data Retention

We retain personal data as long as it is needed to conduct our legitimate business purposes or to comply with our legal obligations, or until you ask us to delete your data. You may request that we delete your data at any time.  However, note that we cannot control the retention policies of third parties. If you wish to have any third parties, including those to whom we’ve transmitted your data, delete that data, you will need to contact those third parties directly.  You may request from us a list of all third parties to whom we have transmitted your data.

How and Why We Collect the Data

The information you provide us may be used in the following ways:

  • To measure and gauge how well our articles are doing
  • To improve (include or delete)upon any pertinent information related to the blog post published. For example, more elaborate tips on traveling to India. We can update a blog post published based on a reader’s feedback.
  • To monitor the effectiveness of our social media channels and advertising.
  • To send you information about travel-related tips via our newsletter if you signed up for it. You can opt-out of this at any time.
  • To respond to your comments and concerns
  • To respond to your emails or questions sent to us via email
  • To send you marketing material if you gave us consent. You can opt-out of this at any time.

Third-Party Use Of Information

We have partnered with the following services to help us in operating and measuring success & issues on our website

Google Analytics We use Google Analytics to track traffic and website statistics. They may receive anonymous aggregated information such as your location, how you landed on our site, links clicked, you long you stayed on our site, and other statistics.

Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your website visits is subject to the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt-out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

MonsterInsights We use MonsterInsights to track our traffic and website statistics.

ConvertKit. Our newsletter, email updates, marketing campaigns, and mailing subscription is provided by a 3rd party company called ConvertKit. Unless you explicitly gave us permission to email you for our newsletter or marketing purposes we will not use your email address to contact you.

All our subscriptions are double opt-in and meet GDPR requirements.

We will not offer any hidden promotions in order to trick you to sign up for our mailing list. It is our goal to be transparent about what you are signing up for.

It is your right to opt-out of our subscription list at any time. You can do this at the bottom of any of our emails (to unsubscribe) or you can email us and ask to be taken off our mailing list. Once you opt-out will are permanently removed from our mailing list along with your data.

SiteGround. SiteGround is our hosting platform. They may receive your IP address, cookie information, and any data they need to ensure our website is visible and running to the public.

WordPress. WordPress is the company we use to create our online website. They may receive analytics data from you, such as your IP address, your name, and email if you comment on our posts and other data.

How Long Is Your Data Kept?

We do not keep your information any longer than we have to. Information collected on our site is mostly done via our third-party vendors. Please review their privacy policy for more details.

Sometimes when a visitor leaves a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize, approve, and respond to any follow-up comments.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

You have the right to know how your data is used and collected.

  • You can request access to your personal data
  • You can request a copy of your personal data
  • You can request correction or deletion of your personal data;
  • You have the right to request that we delete all data that we hold about you, and we must delete such data without undue delay
  • You can request that we limit our use and processing of your personal data; and
  • You can request to opt-out (of emails and newsletters). This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

You can contact us if you are concerned with the data we use and collect on you.

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.

Where We Send Your Data

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

Security

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. The website and the servers where the website is hosted has protection controls in place.

Privacy of Minors

We ask that anyone under the age of 16 refrains from leaving sensitive information on our website. If a parent or guardian believes we have such information about a minor, contact us immediately.


About our – Intellectual Property Notice

All images, text, designs, graphics, trademarks, and service marks are owned by and property of To Some Place New or the properly attributed party. It is a violation of federal law to use any of our intellectual property in whole or in part, and modification of any materials contained on this site is illegal and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent permissible should we choose to do so, including asking for financial penalties and/or an injunction forcing you to stop using our intellectual property immediately.

You may use our intellectual property with clear and obvious credit back to our site, as well as links back to the page where the materials, designs, images, text, quote, or post are located when it is appropriate to do so.  However, you may never claim any of our intellectual property as your own or your unique creation, even with attribution.


Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)

The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.

Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.

The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:

  • IP Address
  • Operating System type
  • Operating System version
  • Device Type
  • Language of the website
  • Web browser type
  • Email (in hashed form)

Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.

If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.

To Some Place New – Our Privacy Policy
Last Update April 04, 2024