Tales of a Travel Fanatic found at https://talesofatravelfanatic.com (“Website”) is governed by the following (“Privacy Policy”)


Talesofatravelfanatic.com is committed to safeguarding the privacy of all who may access this website. This policy reflects an outline of the data that the website will collect.

Talesofatravelfanatic does not share personal information with third-parties nor do we store information collected about your visit to this blog for use other than to analyse content performance through the use of cookies, which you can turn off at any time by modifying your internet browser’s settings. Talesofatravelfanatic is not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other websites or media without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice.

Copyright Policy

Unless expressly stated otherwise, I, Claire, am the legal copyright owner of all content that appears on this website. This includes all written and multimedia content, graphics and photographs. The material on this website may not be reprinted, republished, modified or used in any other way, without our consent. To gain consent, simply contact me including your full name, domain name and a brief explanation of how you intend to use my content.

Image Disclaimer

All(*) photographs on this website have been taken by me (on either my phone or camera, subject to change).

*Some photographs may have been obtained from the company of the place/thing I am reviewing/have been released free of copyrights under Creative Commons CCO or stock photos.

Privacy Policy

1. What information does talesofatravelfanatic collect from website visitors?

Talesofatravelfanatic collects names, email addresses, IP addresses and in some cases, website URLS if you, the visitor, include the URL. Talesofatravelfanatic also collects specific non-identifiable data which help to uncover website statistics, for instance, the location and device that you have accessed this website on. Talesofatravelfanatic uses Google Analytics to monitor post performance and assist with website statistics. You can read more in Google’s privacy policy.

2. Why does talesofatravelfanatic collect the above data?

The website collects the above data in order to provide a more unique experience for the website visitors, through the collection of the above data, talesofatravelfanatic.com can personalise posts to suit the interests of visitors.

3. How does talesofatravelfanatic protect my information?

The above information is stored behind secured networks, which only specific individuals who hold rights can access. These individuals also hold an onligation to ensure that all information remains confidential.

4. What information does talesofatravelfanatic hold if I leave a comment?

For those individuals who leave a comment, the above data is collected. Once approved, your username, display image and text comment will be visible to the public. You have the option to be notified regarding any follow up comments, however, this is only optional, in which you yourself opt in.

5. What about cookies?

Cookies are small files that are transferred from a site provider to your computers hard drive, through the use of your web browser, but only if you allow. Through this data, this enables the site provider’s system to recognise your browser and capture which may retain certain information, for instance, if you leave a comment on talesofatravelfanatic.com, you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies, therefore, the next time that you visit lucygould.com and decide to leave a comment, this data will already be included, which could save you time from typing it all out again. However, these cookies will last one year.

Cookies can help talesofatravelfanatic.com to continuously improve the content that is published, by monitoring the success of particular articles and the times in which the website is accessed. You can personally choose to enable your computer to warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to block all cookies through your own browser settings.

6. What if I click a link to another website that you’ve included?

From time to time, talesofatravelfanatic.com may include links to other websites within articles. Other websites may collect data and use cookies, in relation to the embedded content. However, all other third-parties have their own independent privacy policy, in which talesofatravelfanatic.com holds no responsibility or liability for any content and activities of third-party sites.

7. Does talesofatravelfanatic share data?

Talesofatravelfanatic.com may share your data with third party companies when you explicitly authorize for the website to share your information. The website currently uses the following third party websites:

Google Analytics – this service tracks website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

8. How long does talesofatravelfanatic retain my data for?

The data that talesofatravelfanatic.com can retain links to article comments, for instance, if you leave a comment, then this is retained indefinitely.

9. What rights do I hold over my data shared with talesofatravelfanatic?

If you have left a comment, you can request a file of the personal data that has been retained by talesofatravelfanatic.com. You can also request that talesofatravelfanatic erases any data regarding yourself at any point by contacting the website directly.

10. I want to know more, how can I contact you?

For any visitor who may want to know more about this privacy policy, please contact me directly via e-mail.

11. Does talesofatravelfanatic use advertising?

The website may use third party advertising companies to provide content and advertisements when you visit the website. These companies may collect cookies as detailed above. From time to time the website may also engage in remarketing efforts through sponsored posts on Facebook, Google and Instagram in an effort to market the website. These companies use cookies to serve advertisements based on browsing history as detailed above. This website may also engage in affiliate marketing where links are embedded into posts which when clicked place a cookie in your browser and track any sales for the purposes of comissions. Talesofatravelfanatic are a member of the Amazon Affiliate programme where customized links, provided by Amazon, may be found within posts. Talesofatravelfanatic would never include links to products which they did not believe in, and all referrals to products are genuine and are based on Claire’s own opinion.

Contact information

At any time, please contact me for questions relating to this privacy policy.


Last updated 14th September 2018